To get a taste of Indian flavors, head on to Bhangrabar. The classic interiors bring in the essence of India while retaining a fairy-tale-like ambiance. Welcoming and well equipped, this place is definitely recommended for its excellent cocktails and traditional Indian food. Some people like to go there after sunset to lounge around in one of their themed dining rooms, some even named after Indian deities. Or the small sidewalk of this place is deal to can sit and chat with your friends. With live music and various events that jazz up the night, this place proves to create a good impression on you. You can also witness one of the exhibitions showcased here from time to time. Check website for a list of current and upcoming events.
Rub shoulders with Milans fashion glitterati in one of the most happening night spots on the Milan club scene. At Club Hollywood you will find the who who of the glamour world in Milan. With some of the best music been played here guest party till the wee hours. Do not be put off by the queues at the door or the club's strict entrance policy; this might not be one of the easiest of places to get into, but it's well-worth the effort. Inside it is a bit of a squeeze - not that anyone is complaining about it!
Opened in 1993 as one of Milan's first ethnic restaurants, it remains popular even today. This pleasant restaurant is known and frequented by a variety of people. Tastefully and elegantly decorated, there are a few traces and memories from Sri Lanka in the furniture and on the walls, with accessories and wood from this beautiful country. The cuisine is delicate and tasty; the Serendib soup is a must-try with mixed vegetables, meat broth and oriental spices. The curry and rice and the 'cuculmas' base on marinated chicken are excellent. Traditional desserts with a touch of the exotic. Tea, beer and wine to drink.
All American Diner is a great place to enjoy American food. They have a wonderful ambiance with a 1950s theme décor inside. The eatery serves some superb, succulent grilled meats, fries and huge hamburgers to satiate those hunger pangs. The restaurant also serves delicious American-style sandwiches with Tuscan sausages. You will also find a few Italian meat dishes for those who appreciate local cuisine. The restaurant hosts regular events and music shows to take you back to the Golden era of the 1950s.
Burger Wave is a fast-food restaurant where you get Australian-style burgers. It is a place where locals love to go and tourists, too, hop in at times to taste the lovely burgers. Their quality of food is superb. They use only Black Angus Beef — which is the best for burgers, sourced from handpicked suppliers to make sure the quality remains top-notch always. Danilo, one of the founding partners, who lived in Australia for over 15 years, wanted to bring the Australian burger taste to Italy. He met Alessandro, an Italian, who was ready to collaborate and they began a business partnership. The restaurant serves excellent beef, lamb, chicken, vegetable burgers and also salads and chips.
EL Jadida is a restaurant in Milan and you would love the combined atmosphere of Lebanese and Moroccan traditional cultures here. The name comes from a small city of Morocco on the Atlantic coast near Casablanca. The décor inside gives you a Mediterranean feel. The different flavors of hookah, the music and the exotic interior will transport you to a different world. The eatery also offers amazing music along with performances by belly-dancers for the entertainment of customers on special nights. The cafe also arranges corporate and private parties and events.
Music is a real cult here. The walls are dedicated to the history of music in all its various genres. Emerging talents and established bands perform on the brick stage and put all their heart and soul into their performance. It is also a very good restaurant, and offers excellent Italian dishes.
Biblos is located in Via Madonnina, not far from the Castello Sforzesco, the Piccolo Teatro, and Brera. It offers live music from 10:30p every evening! The shows have different groups playing depending on the evening, and take place on the upper floor. On the ground floor there are games and karaoke organised by the DJs. There is a wide range of cocktails to choose from, and there are sandwiches, snacks, and La Crepizza! (a speciality never heard of before) to eat. A purchase is obligatory.
Fiori Oscuri is a bistro-cum-restaurant that offers tasty fare. The contemporary and warm ambiance puts you at ease in an instant. Dim lighting and the soft music in the backdrop makes it perfect for a romantic meal for two or a dinner date. You can sit by the bar and enjoy the wide range of cocktails or simply gorge on the delectable dishes. Be it a business brunch or a family dinner, the quick and friendly service ensures that its a memorable experience. For complete details, call ahead or check the website.
The Bodeguita del Medio was the preferred watering hole for Hemingway in Havana. Both the writer and Cuba have been the inspiration, for many years, behind this place, which has always specialised in Cuban cocktails: although not exclusively just that. They serve 240 different cocktails and have other specialities such as local rum. There is a restaurant serving creole cuisine, and live music, cultural events, photography and debates: it is a lively venue.
This bar offers live music, cocktails and creole food - all the right ingredients to recreate the magic atmosphere and rhythms of Havana in Milan.