"Do I have to be a mcgill student to come to gerts?"
no! Everyone is welcome at gerts!
"Can I just show you MyCourses or facebook in stead of an id?"
no. You must always have a valid picture id with you at all times (ie. driver's licnese or health card)!
"are you supposed to LEAVE a tip in montreal?"
Gratuities are seldom included in Canadian bars & RESTAURANTS. It is customary to tip approximately 15-20% on the total bill before tax, less for poor service, more for truly exceptional service. Tipping is always appreidated!
"can i pay with meal plan?"
No, but we have many other payment options AVAILABLE (ie. debit, credit & cash)!
"why are you behind the bar if you are not a bartender?"
The staff member is likely a barback or a manager. if they are not AUTHORIZED to serve you, they will inform a BARTENDER!
"are you wheelchair ACCESSIBLE?"
Yes! There are elevators on each floor of the building and an access ramp located at the ENTRANCE of the ssmu building.
"can i eat my lunch in gerts?"
You are more than welcome to bring your own personal lunch. however, please note that large quantities of food meant to be shared (ie. pizzas, catering, delivery) may be subject to a cleaning & disposal fee. ask a manager if you aren't sure!
"is gerts a good spot to study?"
library too packed? Gerts is a great spot to study, especially during the day. We have plenty of outlets and small tables to set-up your laptop and get cracking on those ASSIGNMENTS! tip: you can enjoy a pint or a snack at the same time.
"is there a MINIMUM on the INTERAC machine?"
yes. the minimum purchase amount is $5. there is also an atm located on the 2nd floor if you'd like to withdraw some money instead!