Up the taste level of your offsites at Time Out Market and Le Cathcart

published on April 4, 2024
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Montréal is a world-renowned culinary haven, with mouth-watering top-notch international cuisine, cutting-edge experimentation and traditional Québécois favourites all on the menu. Located right downtown, one in the Eaton Centre and the other in Place Ville-Marie, two prime examples of the new breed of food courts offer food lovers special spaces for group offsites and events.

Time Out Market, for occasions big and small

More than your average food court, Time Out Market is an expansive, curated experience featuring the highest-rated local restaurants and Montréal’s most revered chefs. Together, they make up 15 unique food concepts

It has many spaces available for private bookings, giving your attendees the chance to sample some of Montréal’s finest all in one place. The market comprises 40,000 square feet of hand-picked dining — every amazing dish has been personally taste-tested and approved by local experts whose job is to find Montréal’s most delicious bites.

From a 15-person office happy hour to a full buyout, they’re happy to reserve tables for your crew or rope off a semi-private area. 

Maximum capacity is 630 people for banquet and 800 for cocktails. For any enquiries on group bookings, start by filling out the form here

Flavours to suit everyone’s tastes

Here are just some of the many vendors thrilling taste buds at Time Out Market:

  • Climats offers chef Jean-Sébastien Giguère’s version of a terroir brasserie (try the a gigantic Nordic shrimp roll) 
  • Paul Toussaint serves up the tastes of Haiti with unmissable flair, including fall-off-the-bone pineapple-and-rum ribs
  • Moleskine sees chef Fred St-Aubin reach the pinnacles of pizza with these wood-fired Neapolitan crowd pleasers
  • Le Red Tiger serves Vietnamese street food sure to wow thanks to chef Phong Thach’s flavour-packed creations
  • Il Miglio sees chef Michele Mercuri pay tribute to Italian flavours, from fresh pasta to seasonally based antipasti
  • Marusan’s ramen, donburi and omakase service teleport diners straight to Japan under chef Hideyuki Imaizumi’s skilled hands

Time Out Market also offers wine and beer from its many bars, with a focus on local products. There’s also a new craft cocktail menu every season — and non-drinkers will also thrill at the delectable mocktail menu. 

Le Cathcart, for top-notch epicurean events 

A couple of blocks away lives another stellar food court: Le Cathcart Restaurants et Biergarden is a gourmet destination in the city. This 35,000-square-foot venue in Place Ville Marie offers a variety of food counters, full-service restaurants, cafés and a biergarten.

Le Cathcart features an impressive list of local chefs charged with creating delicious food that any invitee would love. For events of 20 people and up, it’s the ideal spot for happy hours and functions of all types and sizes, with a space that can be reconfigured based on your needs – from parties to business conferences.

The venue features the impressive PVM Glass Pavilion with an indoor urban garden, providing a vibrant and inviting atmosphere. Le Cathcart works in partnership with Aire Commune, Groupe Sensation Mode and CreativeMornings/MTL to present original, hip and unique events that keep Le Biergarten hopping. 

Maximum capacity is 200 people for banquet and 1,000 for cocktails. If you’re interested in booking, start by filling out your details here.

A global matter of taste

Here’s a sample of the flavours awaiting your team at Le Cathcart: 

  • Otto serves up ramen courtesy of local food greats Hanhak Kim and Hiroshi Kitano, with addictive appetizers like crunchy karaage
  • Hà is southeast Asian flavours like bao buns and phó, from chef Ross Louangsignotha
  • Arthurs is a beloved nosh bar that doles out yummy Jewish classics under owners Raegan Steinberg and Alex Cohen 
  • Tulum Taqueria’s build-your-own burrito bowls inspire lineups every lunchtime!
  • Karma Poke brings Hawaii to life with its luscious chunks of raw salmon and its lime and sambal shrimp bowls  
  • Omnivore’s pita sandwiches and myriad salads offer stellar Middle-Eastern flavours brought to you by chefs Charbel Yazbeck and Akram Sleiman
  • Pizza del Fornaio sees chef Federico Bianchi make crisp, classic pizzas in the wood-burning oven onsite 

In addition to all this flavour, Le Cathcart’s stylish bar-bistro and biergarten offer a vast array of carefully selected microbrewery beers, premium wines and sophisticated cocktails. Cheers!


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