If you are craving for scrumptious sandwiches, there is no better place than PaninoLAB. Located on Via Montevideo 8, this eatery offers 20 varieties of sandwiches, cooked to absolute perfection by an expert culinary team. The ingredients are absolutely fresh, picked from the best sources in the country and some from all over the world. The bread is handmade from the scratch and the sandwiches are nothing short of being wholesome and flavorful. The decor is simple and elegant with attractively laid out tables and wonderful lighting fixtures. Enjoy live music by talented local artists and bands as you savor their delectable meals.
Giannino is a temple of Italian traditional haute cuisine, where you can relax assured of the fact that this is an excellent quality restaurant. Belle epoque rooms create a sophisticated atmosphere while perfect service makes this high-end diner worth a visit. If you go there for lunch don't take your car: parking can be really hard, since the little parking lot just outside is always full. Customers can be assured that anything on the menu is first-class, from home-made pastas to seafood, from desserts to wines. Their specialties include saffron risotto, turbot with laurel and sweet garlic sauce, and the cream and apricot dessert. One special suggestion is the classic Cotoletta alla milanese: Giannino's version is sublime.
Designed by the versatile Tuscan designer Roberto Cavalli, 'Just Cavalli Cafe' is a meeting place of the high class society of Milan. The interiors are done tastefully with teak floors, small spotlights and comfortable seats with a look that changes once a year. A beautiful outdoor flower garden with sofa cushion chairs and candles, that complements the foot thumping music of the DJ, is quite inviting. Nominated as the "Best Non-Disco Club 2003 ", for most innovative style and glamor, this is the right place to add a bit of pinch and glamor to your food and drinks.
Spread across two floors, El Brellin exudes romance right from its waterside location to its elegant interiors. Set in an 18th-century building, it retains its old worldly charm with its polished decor, candle lights, a fireplace and crisp white tablecloths. This cafe and restaurant is known for its delightful Milanese or Lombardy cuisine albeit with their own creative twists that will surely wow you. Whether you dine inside or in the lovely garden, the whimsical setting of this place makes it one of the most preferred restaurants in town for a romantic meal. The restaurant also offers business lunches and happy hours for their patrons. Reservations are highly recommended.
The Tagiura bar is affectionately known by its regulars as 'Il Bar Bello.' And it is really beautiful with its colonial style decor and open air tables adorned with large vases full of flowers and standing on Persian carpets. The brioches filled with melted chocolate or stuffed with apple cinnamon are home-made. Even the whipped cream (used to top the coffee instead of milk) is home-made. To try these marvels you really need to get there early; after 10am there are no brioches left. In summer you can enjoy lunch outside. Choose from cold pasta, a plate of delicious limited edition cheese topped with honey or a plate of cured meats, from those on show in the window. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming the owners are pleasant and very courteous, ideal for a relaxing, work lunch or for a lovers' breakfast.
Between Como and Erba, this restaurant has a lively atmosphere and a mainly young clientele who enjoy a joke with the owners. There is also speedy service thanks to the use of two ovens.
A Famous restaurant in the city center, Charleston is popular for its fresh buffalo milk mozzarella pizzas. Customers are served delicious and authentic Tuscan fare with its heap of fish and varieties of meat dishes. You can opt to sit at the outdoor terrace and enjoy you view as you savor the mouthwatering pastas, or cutlets with fries. The enoteca has some fine wines that will go well with your flavorful meals.
This is a long-established and well-known restaurant for lovers of elegance. The food is superb and you may sometimes see someone famous.
One of the best cafes to enjoy aperitifs, Yguana Café welcomes patrons to savor delectable meals and tantalizing cocktails in a friendly ambiance. Choose from their extensive drinks menu and guzzle down a glass or two of their crafty cocktails. Each meal is cooked to absolute perfection by a talented culinary team that uses the freshest local produce and choicest on ingredients. The staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and the service is quite prompt. With a fancy decor and thoughtful lighting accents, this cozy place is ideal for casual hangouts.
Chocoholics and sweet-tooth lovers would absolutely enjoy Pasticceria Cova. Some of the finest cakes, pastries, chocolates, coffees and teas are available. The pastry shop features a charming atmosphere and encompasses a friendly staff. There is a luxurious festivity collection that you can look forward to on important holidays like the Christmas. So if you happen to be in Milan, then do take a trip to the Pasticceria Cova and gorge into the sweet delights that is sure to brighten up your day.
A visit to Milan is not complete until you've eaten at the Premiata Pizzeria, where authentic Italian pizzas get made. For further details do visit their website.
In Via De Amicis, near the Parco delle Due Basiliche, this place is a city centre favourite with the locals for breakfast thanks to its daily choices. It is also very popular for aperitifs because of its tasty snacks and excellent wines such as the Brunello di Montalcino. In the summer there are outside tables, which are sheltered from the traffic.