Magpie Magique, the neighborhood’s newest speakeasy, seamlessly weaves nostalgia and modern allure into a captivating atmosphere
In the heart of Plateau Mont Royal, a captivating fusion of nostalgia and modern allure has emerged, creating an atmosphere that’s nothing short of magical. Magpie Magique, the neighborhood’s newest speakeasy, has quickly become a hotspot for those seeking an enchanting evening of live jazz, innovative cocktails, and an ambiance that transports you back in time.
The name Magpie Magique draws its inspiration from the long-time Montreal institution, “Nuit Magique,” a beloved gathering spot for locals and tourists alike. Just like its predecessor, Magpie Magique aims to captivate its patrons with an otherworldly experience that transcends the ordinary.
At the heart of Magpie Magique lies a bar that could be mistaken for an alchemist’s workshop. Viliam, Leonie, Tess, and Becca, the skilled mixologists behind the counter, have curated an impressive cocktail list that pays homage to classic concoctions while pushing the boundaries of mixology. The real excitement, however, lies in the secret signature cocktails of the week. These hidden gems are whispered about among regulars, creating an air of anticipation and excitement that adds to the speakeasy’s mystique.
Magpie Magique isn’t just a place to sip on exquisite cocktails; it’s a haven for music enthusiasts. Every Sunday, the speakeasy comes alive with the soulful notes of live jazz and the rhythmic beats of DJ sets. The ambiance is electric, drawing in a diverse crowd that shares a common appreciation for the art of sound. Whether you’re swaying to the live music or losing yourself in the beats of the DJ, Sundays at Magpie Magique are an experience like no other.
As you step into Magpie Magique, you’ll encounter not just talented mixologists but a team dedicated to ensuring every visitor has an unforgettable experience. Behind the bar, Viliam, Leonie, Tess, and Becca craft each cocktail with precision, infusing their passion for mixology into every pour. On the floor, Mathilde and Matthieu navigate the enchanted space, ensuring patrons feel the warmth and hospitality that defines Magpie Magique.
The masterminds behind this magical establishment are none other than Peter, Amin, and Azra. Approachable and passionate about their creation, these owners invite you to step into their world and make Magpie Magique your own. Don’t be shy—strike up a conversation with them on your next visit and discover the inspiration and dedication that brought this speakeasy to life.
In a city known for its vibrant nightlife, Magpie Magique stands out as a testament to the enduring allure of jazz, mixology, and the art of creating unforgettable moments. Whether you’re a seasoned jazz aficionado, a cocktail enthusiast, or simply someone seeking a unique and enchanting night out, Magpie Magique welcomes you to its world of magic and music.
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Lifestyle columnist specializing in spirits, food, music and travel. For more than 8 years, she has been sharing her love for a luxurious lifestyle through articles published in Whisky Magazine, VICE, Nuvo and Dress To Kill.