Saint-Germain Café and Gallery was opened in May 2011 by Brigitte and Stephano Liapis. The café’s name is in memory of the French neighbourhoods they frequented while living in Paris – areas bustling with galleries, museums and coffee shops. The name also refers to the Count of Saint Germain, an enchanting, and mysterious 18th-century historical figure who was a great supporter and booster of the arts.

In September 2014, Christopher Millin took over ownership of Saint-Germain, bringing with him more than 10 years of coffee shop experience and a great love of the arts. His past endeavors include publishing an arts and literature magazine for children (Crow Toes Quarterly: 2007 – 2011) and writing several middle-grade children's books.

Saint-Germain Café and Gallery is a cultural marriage of art and coffee in the heart of beautiful Penticton, British Columbia. It is a cafe that serves organic coffee and teas, freshly baked pastries, baguette sandwiches, delicious salads and creative soups. And it is a gallery that displays contemporary fine art from established, emerging and amateur Canadian artists.

Come in to view the art, have a coffee and relax.


Saint-Germain Cafe | Gallery, 102-449 Main St., Penticton, BC, 250.492.0060