Westmount is a very affluent anglophone community on the island of Montreal, just west of Downtown. Further west is Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (commonly abbreviated NDG), a working-to-middle class district that is also mostly anglophone, and in the process of gentrification.

Get in

By metro

The Atwater station on the Green Line lies on the border between Westmount and the Shaughnessy Village section of Montreal. This is a good stop for the commercial district along rue Saint-Catherine in eastern Westmount, including the Place Alexis Nihon shopping centre. The Orange Line runs through the eastern part of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, with stops at Vendôme and Villa-Maria.


Upper Westmount has a huge array of expensive estates and interesting modern architecture that's worth seeing if you are in the area.


The bowling green at Westmount Lawn Bowling Club

Swimming at the Westmount sports centre. Walking in Westmount park Botanical greenhouse next to library


Westmount, given it's upscale nature, has a large selection of boutiques to frequent.



Westmount is conspicuously lacking in bars, due to the older crowd. The streets are quiet at night.

Go next

Routes through Westmount–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

Verdun South West  W  E  Downtown East End
Saint-Laurent Côte-des-Neiges  N  S  South West Downtown
Candiac Saint-Constant  S  E  Downtown END
Saint-Jérôme North Island  N  S  Downtown END
Hudson West Island  W  E  Downtown END

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