Looking to eat a delicious dish while enjoying uplifting music? The much-anticipated reopening of dining halls and show venues throughout the province of Quebec offers numerous opportunities to finally discover Le Balcon – a downtown Montreal cabaret restaurant nestled inside the historic Saint James United Church – starting February 11th.
A must-see venue that combines a New York cabaret and Parisian dinner-theatre in the heart of Montreal’s Quartier des spectacles since 2005; Le Balcon offers a fine table d’hôte dinner menu designed by Kitchen Collectif with sweet desserts made by the Crémy pastry shop, an international wine list of mostly private imports, and a signature cocktail list by Crowd Bar & Flair revisiting classic drinks inspired by Italian, South American and Caribbean flavors.
In a festive and intimate atmosphere, the “Balcon experience” also includes top-notch performances by international artists covering a wide variety of musical styles and cultures, including blues, disco, flamenco, jazz, Motown, R&B, salsa, tango, and more from all four corners of the globe.
Le Balcon’s tantalizing February 2022 programming includes:
Flamenco Night with Mirada Flamenca
As part of the Montréal en lumière festival of high lights, on Thursday, February 17, Montreal-based group Mirada Flamenca takes you on the Spanish coast for an intimate night where Flamenco fans can eat and drink the night away.
The Gospel Brunch with Imani Gospel Singers
A growing trend in New York City, the Gospel Brunch is finally coming to Montreal and you can have your own taste of it at Le Balcon. On Saturday, February 19, as part of Montréal en lumière, you can treat yourself to a generous and delectable brunch while the Imani Gospel Singers choir, accompanied by piano, performs live music for a truly unique entertainment experience.
Motown & Disco Inferno with Michelle Sweeney
Saturday, February 26, will feature an exceptional performance by the incomparable Michelle Sweeney. For an electrifying evening in the city, this exclusive show is sure to get you in your dance shoes.
Here is what you need to know about Le Balcon
Location: Saint James United Church | 463 Saint-Catherine St W, Montreal, Quebec H3B 1B1
Show Schedule: en.lebalcon.ca/programmation
Tuesday to Friday 10 AM – 5 PM
On event evenings
Thursday & Friday 5 PM – 10 PM
Saturday 1 PM to 10 PM
Anytime between 5:30 PM and 7 PM for the dinner show is.
Anytime between 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM for groups
Only from 7:30 PM for the show only
Tickets: Available for purchase online through TicketMaster
Photos credit: Le Balcon
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