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.
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.
Nestled in the heart of Milan’s design district is Chef Enrico Bartolini’s award-winning, eponymous restaurant. Housed in the Museo delle Culture, the restaurant’s location could not have been more apt, particularly given its culinary philosophy of encapsulating Italian hospitality with experimentation. The intimate interiors invite patrons for a refined dining experience, while the modest, yet flavorful offerings further enhance the experience. Brimming with contemporary and classic preparations alike, the tasting menus are a mélange of flavors both new and old. Do pair the delectable meals with the extensive selection of Italian and global wines on offer.
Taglio with its quaint storefront and charming decor will appeal you in every way. It is a cafe, restaurant, bar and retail shop for local specialties all rolled under into one. The brainchild of Gianluca Biscalchin, Raffaele Sangiovanni, Mark Tamaro and Andrea De Michelis, it opened its doors in 2013 and since then has become popular local haunt. Caffeine lovers will enjoy their caffeinated drinks made from a selection of rotating beans from all over the globe. Their farm-to-table cuisine has all the goodness and comfort of home-style cooking. There is not a single spot in the place which does not carry some or the other merchandise. These include wines, pastas, local products, Italian oils, meats and breads. Don't miss their craft concoctions from their bar.
Tracing its roots to 1817, Cova is one of the most elegant, sophisticated, and distinguished cafes in the city. Located right in the middle of the fashion district, the cafe was established by Antonio Cova, a war veteran. Cozy seating spaces, pleasant lighting, and a friendly staff welcome you in the cafe. Their talented baristas ensure a perfect pull each time. Enjoy decadent pastries and flavorsome sandwiches prepared with the finest ingredients, or binge into some sinful desserts. Crowd is generally a mix of elite personalities and business connoisseurs.
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.
La Cupola is situated at the heart of the Park Hyatt Milan under an attractive dome supported by eight circular columns. The décor is rich with beautiful Imperial yellow silks and aubergine covering the walnut-backed banquettes. La Cupola is perfect for relaxing meals and lavish ones. If you prefer extravagance, don't miss the 'Champagne Moment', where one can luxuriate in an assortment of exotic champagne and snacks. Enjoy a variety of cuisine right from brunches to à la carte. Cupola is a great place for a casual or formal rendezvous.
The Park Bar at the Park Hyatt Milan is an excellent bar for a round of drinks along with some entrées. The French windows at the Bar delight the guests offer breathtaking views of the exteriors. Travertine marble decorated walls with bronze and glass shelving add a charming touch to the interiors. With a variety of alcohol, wines, cocktails and champagnes, it is difficult to decide which drink to select and simply lounge around. There is also a buffet option available during the weekdays where you can choose from a delicious assortment of exquisite desserts and crunchy salads.
Starbucks Reserve Roastery situated on the busy via Cordusio in the heart of Milan is the first branch of the internationally renowned coffee chain to open in Italy. Housed in a beautiful building that once used to be a post office, this popular coffee shop serves small batch coffee and food prepared under the guidance of celebrated Italian baker Rocco Princi. Keeping in mind the love Italians have for espresso, this splendid coffee place has included an array of espresso made using fine, freshly brewed coffee procured from some of the best coffee growing regions in the world. Head straight to Starbucks Reserve Roastery and treat yourself to beverages, hot or cold, along with scrumptious snacks in a pleasant atmosphere.
Get a bit of England as you head to The English Football Pub, right in the heart of the city. The pub welcomes patrons into a beautifully laid out space with walls screaming with English memorabilia, pictures, and English Football artwork. Their burgers and sausages are a must try. Grab a beer to wash down your meals as you watch a live game here and cheer for your home team! A lively place, perfect for a game night or weekend hangout, this pub is open till wee hours, attracting a young and trendy crowd.
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.