Happiness Is a Terrace!

Updated on Jun 11, 2024

The terrace restaurants of our region value your beloved ritual of toasting and treating yourself with a high amazement factor for their landscapes. For the views and the menus, come this way please …

by Léa Lambert-Villiard

Café de la Brûlerie - Granby

Just steps away from the cycling path, you’ll find the Café and its vast terrace overlooking the North-Yamaska river. The specialties? Of course there’s the Arabica, roasted right here, but there’s also the sangria to accompany our warm summer days, burgers and decadent cakes as well as a great atmosphere.

The Tire-Bouchon - Dunham

A vineyard outing at one of the pioneer wine-making establishments of the Townships: L’Orpailleur. With its lovely shaded terrace overlooking the vines, the domain restaurant proposes dishes to pique the curiosity of its guests such as its wild cod loin with Orpailleur white wine sauce, a grape variety that has adapted well to the region’s micro-climate, and the three-chocolate tuxedo cake. YUM!

©Marco Bergeron

The Liquor Store - Magog

The popularity of this establishment located in the heart of the town can’t be denied and with reason! The Liquor Store terrace has become THE cool meeting place for all Eastern Townships night owls. You’ll love its bistro menu and the energy of its crazy nights, hosted by DJs or popular bands

The Burger Pub - Orford

Guess what you can eat here! In fact, what will surprise you as you step onto their terrace, set at the base of Mount Orford, is the warm and friendly ambiance, you’ll feel as you savour one, two, perhaps three beers after a hard day of hiking. Do you prefer biking? You’ll enjoy the many great cycling routes that start out from the pub’s location.

Le Riverain - Ayer's Cliff

Founded in 1945, the Cove, so called by the fishermen who would spend time at the Ripplecove Hotel, perfectly combines rustic chic, terroir flavours and a spectacular landscape. Its restaurant, Le Riverain, has a highly renowned table offering. As for the bar, it proposes a menu that will satisfy any craving. Both extend out to a terrace overlooking Lake Massawippi. In fact, you can almost put your feet in the water in the bar section!

The Pilsen Pub - North Hatley

You’ll find not just one or two terraces but three beautiful spaces that welcome locals and vacationing visitors to this favourite pub. Set by the Massawippi River, this establishment has quite a history… In fact, over the years, it has housed a carriage-building factory, a hardware store and the first microbrewery of Quebec, no less! Its restaurant proposes an unpretentious French cuisine menu with local accents.

Le Grand Cru - Along the water of the lake Memphremagog

What terrace will really blow you away in our part of the country? Well … the upper bridge of the Grand Cru boat, of course! Sumptuous shoreline homes, with mounts Owl’s Head and Orford outlining the horizon all the way to the Abbey; all this for your eyes to behold as the boat cruises over the waves of Lake Memphremagog. Boarding, at MacPerson’s Dock in Magog, for a truly unique cocktail or dinner experience.

Brasserie du Lac Brompton - Saint-Denis-de-Brompton

Here, on their vast terrace with its festive ambiance, you’ll enjoy eating grilled steak and seafood as you admire the view overlooking Lake Brompton. It’s the perfect place to celebrate the arrival of summer in all it's glory!

La Buvette du Centro - Sherbrooke

Set on the roof of a building on downtown Sherbrooke, this bistro-bar will certainly charm you with its intimate terrace, its 100% vegetarian menu, its impressive microbrewery beer selection, its natural wine card! Plus, it’s working towards being a zero-waste establishment. A true oasis!

The OMG Restaurant Terrace

What makes the restaurant OMG’s terrace so special? It’s set on the front entrance porch of the Ste-Thérèse church! On one side, you can admire the red brick facade of this old church with its stained-glass windows, and on the other, you have a partial view of the lac des Nations and Mont-Bellevue. And on the menu, what will you find? Steaks, burgers, tartares, decadent poutines and many more little gourmet sins!

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