Birrificio Lambrate was the first pub in Milan to have its own in-house brewery. The idea has been a great success; all the different types of beer served here are first rate. A friendly atmosphere with wooden furnishings to match gives the place a homely, unpretentious feel. Snacks such as sandwiches and delicious Seasoned Ham Toast are served.
Renowned as one of the best cocktail bars in the entire world, Nottingham Forrest is a trendy place with eclectic decor and a varied and extensive cocktail list. Nibble on bar snacks and discover a new high with their wide variety of sweet and tangy cocktails. Sit out in the patio and enjoy a drink and a smoke on a summer evening or soak up the up-beat atmosphere inside. The service is swift and friendly, making it a smooth experience.
Located in the heart of the city, La Bottega del Vino is one of the finest wine bars that welcomes patrons to a sophisticated ambiance. Elegantly laid out tables, cozy feel, and their friendly staff ensure a fine-dine experience. Since its inception in 2012, the bar has served premium wines, aperitifs, and high-quality meals under the guidance of owner Emilio Cremascoli. Chef Paolo Pivato curates a slew of delectable tapas made from top quality ingredients and freshest local produce. Ask your server for perfect wine pairings and they'll be glad to help. Open till wee hours, this place is ideal for a casual dinner or a fun night with friends.
Set in the picturesque gardens of the Hotel Sheraton Diana Majestic, H Club>Diana Garden Bar is a popular haunt for the city's fashionistas during the summers. Its intimate setting is ideal for date nights while the happy hours draw in a fashionable crowd. Sway to the beats of the resident DJ and nibble to tasty bites.
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.
Alcatraz is one of the most popular and well-established event venues in the city. Through the weekdays, they host a variety of musical concerts wherein a great line up of artists and bands put up their show. Come here over the weekend and enjoy to your fullest as the DJs play foot tapping music. From hip-hop to rock, rock, and disco, you'll find a slew of genres playing here. With a capacity of about 3,000 people, this venue has excellent ambiance and well-furnished spaces.
Merlino & Mago is a really original venue, dispensing with the typical Milan style bar heading towards the more underground style of the Torino dei Murazzi. The Murazzi for those who are unaware, is that part of the city that runs alongside the river Po to which a more extravagent, decadent clientel are attracted. Merlino & Mago seems like it is part of a film set. Although the exact genre is not so clear! Is it thriller, horror, science fiction or cult? It also depends on the evening, the DJ and the current cultural programme. The cocktails are good, all with that hint of magic!
Every time you go to the El Paso Saloon it feels as though you have walked into a themed party. The theme is obviously the Old West with its wooden tables and swinging doors. There are line dancing courses once a week, while on Wednesdays various games and competitions take place, such as horse shoe throwing. On Thursdays the saloon holds country music dances. Culinary specialities include Arizona Sauce, bruschettas, Tapas and beans, and the El Paso Steak.
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.
Galleria Meravigli is an extension of Corso Magenta, and is in the middle of the most fashionable part of Milan, where everything is very elegant. Garden Gallery is furnished in an art nouveau style and has a beautiful open air section which can be used all year round. Live music evenings take place here. The restaurant service offers Italian cuisine.