Nightlife Milan: Among appetizers, fashion, design and parties in disco, the capital of Northern Italy is a dynamic city that never sleeps, and its nightlife is able to offer events and clubs for all tastes.
Milan It is not only the capital of fashion and business, but also the Italian city with the largest nightlife! Milan is, indeed, a young and cosmopolitan city, able to offer a wide choice of cultural and night entertainment.
Its architectural heritage, its old town, the shops and designer boutiques, its commercial and financial activities make Milan one of the world's most famous Italian cities.
Its intense nightlife is no exception and offers entertainment for all ages, whether you want to grab a drink with friends, whether you want to dance to the disco until the wee hours of the morning. Every day of the week you can find clubs and pubs opened that organize various events.
The nightlife in Milan begins towards the 18.00-19.00 with theaperitif (also known as “happy hour”, a tradition born in Italy and exported all over the world), ending late at night in the numerous bars, pubs, pubs and clubs around the city. The watchword is elegance and sophistication: exclusive and chic locals in Milan by storm., always VIP's, celebrities, footballers and models who are to have fun and especially to be noticed.
You can find bars and clubs are open every day of the week, but the best days are Wed-sat. Wednesday is devoted mainly to “tuition evenings”, in which students can take advantage of special discounts on drinks by showing their student ID (usually offered 2×1).
In discos in Milan a drink typically costs from 7 to 10 euros, but the first drink is almost always included in the price of entry. Usually at the entrance you are handed a card that you can use to store and to buy you a drink, and you pay at the exit: don't lose the card because otherwise you may pay a very high fee! Many clubs offer an aperitif before you start the actual evening: This is also a great way to save money on admission, then educate yourself well!
If you want to experience a alternative nightlife and cheaper, You can try the social centres, offering alternative music nights, concerts and entertainment, cheap prices and sometimes free admission.
To know in detail all the events of the week in Milan, Please consult the portal Zero.
For a cultural evening you can head to the prestigious Teatro alla Scala (Via Filodrammatici 2, Milano), at the Teatro Franco Parenti (via Pier Lombardo 14) or at the theatre (Via Alessandro Manzoni 42, Milan).
The ritual of the aperitif in Milan
The nightlife in Milan starts at the time ofaperitif (also called “happy hour”), a milanese tradition which takes place in most bars in town. The aperitif takes place throughout the week, starting from 18.00 until after the 21.00, usually when people get together with friends or colleagues after the workday to have a drink and eat something. The aperitif in Milan usually costs from 8 to 11 euros.
With this price you can order a drink (cocktails, beer or soft drinks) and eat at will: the bars usually have a staff that includes hot dishes with different types of pasta, pizzas, first and second variety ranging from meat to fish, In addition to the classic nibbles, as chips, sandwiches and snacks. The aperitif is a convenient way to eat well on a budget!
Among the most fashionable for the aperitif we find Corso Como (Metro Garibaldi) and Corso Sempione. The navigli area is the area with the highest concentration of places to have a drink or dine: on these historic canals there are plenty of bars and restaurants next to each other. Sometimes, many clubs offer the aperitif (also called “Aperitif”) before dancing.
During your aperitif in Milan you should definitely order a “Negroni”, the classic milanese drink a mix of Campari, Gin and vermouth rosso.
The districts of Milan and nightlife
The scenario offered by the milanese differs depending on the districts of the city. Let's see what are the main areas:
The Isola Neighbourhood
This neighborhood, located near the Porta Garibaldi railway station, is the new milanese entertainment area. The district, between Via Valtellina and Via Farini, is popular by young people from 20-30 years who hang out here for happy hour.
The atmosphere is a little snobby and radical chic: among the best known pubs include the Frida (Via Antonio Pollaiuolo 3, Milano), very popular for its particular interior garden, theIsola della Birra (Via Medardo Rosso 18, Milano), the first sushi brewery in Milan, the Soho Cafè (Via Carlo Farini 74, Milano), cocktail bar with Japanese specialties, and the disco Alcatraz, famous for its live concerts.
One of the most famous clubs of the Island Area is the Blue Note (Via Pietro Borsieri 37, Milano) , real Temple of jazz in Milan, in which they played world famous jazz musicians.
Garibaldi and Corso Como
An important reference point for nightlife milanese is the area of Corso Como and Corso Garibaldi, an area full of trendy bars and where some of the most famous nightclubs in Milan, elegant, very chic and frequented by models, footballers and celebrities. Between these, the most famous are the Hollywood, the Tocqueville 13, the Loolapaloosa, The Club and the Old Fashion (read the section on clubs below).
The areas of Corso Como and Garibaldi are even hallmark of happy hour: Here you will find many places to drink, among them we suggest Pitbull Cafè (corso como 11, Milano), the 10CorsoComo (corso como 10, Milano) and the Fiat Executive Lounge (Via Alessio di Tocqueville 3, Milano).
In the area close to the Parco Sempione there clubs and bars with outdoor seating, very popular both for happy hour that late in the evening. The most famous is certainly the Old Fashion club, offering several evenings every day of the week. Excellent also the Roïalto (Viale Vittorio Veneto 28, Milano) , recommended for brunch but also for after dinner, the Leopard Cafe, the Serendepico (Piazza Castello 1, Milano) , fine restaurant design, where putete enjoy good food and great cocktails overlooking the Sforzesco Castle.
Along the Navigli, the canals of Milan, It is one of the most important areas of nightlife, get very busy, with thousands of young people flock to many bars, discotheques, pubs and taverns of the area. Along the Canal there are many small pubs and restaurants. These include the Sacrestia – Farmacia Alcolica (Via Conchetta 20, Milano) and the Seven (Corso Cristoforo Colombo 11, Milano), small restaurant with reasonable prices.
Find great historical trattorias & Inns along the canals of Milan, which offer good home cooking, along with the finest local flanking the traditional cuisine to that of avant-garde.
The columns of San Lorenzo and Porta Ticinese
The area around the columns of San Lorenzo (which continue along Via Torino until reaching Piazza Duomo) is the meeting point in the evening to hundreds of young people who spend it a night sitting on the floor with a beer in hand or chatting out from one of the many bars scattered in the area.
Among them we suggest La Hora Feliz (Via San Vito 5, Milano), Cuban-style bar serving drinks really good, Le Biciclette (Via Giovanni Battista Torti, 2, Milano) , an old bicycle shop turned into a restaurant and bar, and theOstello Bello (Via Medici 4, Milano) , a hostel where the bar is always packed with people!
The columns of San Lorenzo and the area of Porta Ticinese are a venue "alternative", where the small and ancient bars (the most famous is the bar R) They offer drinks and beers at cheap prices.
The area of Porta Romana is characterized by pubs and breweries with rock music, ambient and Anni ' 80, and is frequented mostly by an audience among the 30 and 40 years.
Located in East of Milan between Piazzale Piola and Lambrate, Città Studi proposes excellent pubs and bars frequented by the young and the young at heart (Come on 20 to 50 years).
For lovers of beers, We recommend the famous brewery in Lambrate (see below), the Brasserie Bruxelles Pub (Viale Abruzzi 33, Milano) , an interesting Belgian beer, theUnion Club (Via Moretto da Brescia 36, Milano) and the brewery Au Vieux Strasbourg (Via Strambio 29, Milano) serving beers of high level. The Matricola Irish Pub (Viale Romagna 43, Milano) instead, is an elegant pub popular amongst students, with an outdoor area open in the summer.
The idroscalo artificial lake located near Linate airport, East of Milan. During the summer the area between Idroscalo and Viale Forlanini becomes one of the landmarks of Milan's nightlife as there are the biggest open air discos, among them we mention The Beach, the Papaya, the Magnolia, Le Jardin and the Amnesia nightclub (read the review of the clubs below).
Brera district was once the Bohemian area of Milan, frequented mainly by artists, writers and actors, with cobblestone streets and ancient buildings. The bars in the area have higher prices than average: These included theO’Connell (Via Brera 3, Milano), Irish pub with a wide selection of beers, the Bar Brera, located in front of the art gallery, theArt Café (Via Brera 23, Milano) , great for happy hour, and the Jamaica (Via Brera 32, Milano) , real bar in Milan, Open from 1911.
Clubs and discos in Milan
Magazzini Generali (Via Pietrasanta 14, Milano)
The General Stores is one of the the most famous nightclubs in Milan. This is not only exhibit the greatest Italian and world djs, but the club also hosts concerts with thousands of people. The club, Open from 1995 and located within a complex of old warehouses dating to the early ' 900, spread over two floors, a third opened a few years ago. All around, the club is spread on terraces, walkways and balconies. Famous evening Reset on Friday, with electronic music and concerts. The General stores are closed during the summer season.
Hollywood (Corso Como 15, Milano)
Open daily from 23.00 to 5.00.
Located on Corso Como, theHollywood is the disco frequented by celebrities, the characters of fashion and entertainment: Here it is easy to meet the models, football players and vips. The club is known worldwide and represents a real point of reference for the nightlife. TheHollywood It is frequented by people of all ages, generally by 18 to 40 years, and offers evenings and events all year round. The input can be expensive depending on the event proposed. The club is frequented by many tourists.
Gattopardo Cafè (Via Piero della Francesca 47, Milano)
Open daily from 18.00 to 5.00.
Elegant style disco, housed in an old converted Church, with marble columns and floors, amid which stands a huge chandelier. The evening starts at 18.00 with the aperitif, and then we dance until 5.00 to the beat of popular music, house e revival. The The Leopard Cafe often hosts private events, gala dinners and parties to fashion.
Tocqueville 13 (Via Alessio di Tocqueville 13, Milano)
Open Monday to Wednesday 11.30 to 14.00, Thursday and Friday from 11.30 to 14.00 and 23.00 to 5.00, Saturdays from 23.00 to 5.00, Sunday from 21.30 to 5.00.
The Tocqueville is another very popular nightclub in the area of Corso Como, which offers mainly music house and commercial. Also here you can find vips, beautiful girls and scions milanesi.
Alcatraz (Via Valtellina 25, Milano)
Open every day.
Located in an old industrial warehouse, theAlcatraz is a large nightclub and concert hall, with inside three large rooms with hundreds of square meters of space to dance and that can accommodate about 2000 people. The place often hosts large concerts by international artists, While the normal programming includes worldwide cover bands and bands from 21.30 to 00.45, and later disco with dance music and Mall on Friday and Saturday. Until 00.30 women pay 8 euro and men 12 with a drink included.
Old Fashion (Via Alemagna 6, Milano)
Open Monday and Friday from 18.00 to 5.00, Wednesdays from 20.00 to 5.00, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 22.00 to 5.00.
Located in the Palazzo dell'Arte di Milano in at Parco Sempione, theOld Fashion It is a restaurant that a disco chic, very busy especially during summer evenings. Great for appetizers that for dancing until the wee hours of the morning, the club also has a garden and an outdoor dance floor. Attracting international clientele. Monday is the best night.
Just Cavalli Cafè (Viale Luigi Camoens, Milano)
Open daily from 19.30 to 5.00.
Placed at the Torre Branca within Parco Sempione, the Just Cavalli Cafè is a very chic restaurant and club, Designer property Roberto Cavalli, located in a structure of glass and metal. The refined design of the lounge bar approaches the excellent cuisine, with dishes of great quality. After dinner you can dance till morning. Very good on Tuesday and Wednesday evening.
LoolaPaloosa (Corso como 15, Milano)
Open daily from 18.00 to 5.00.
The Loola Paloosa is another popular club located in Corso Como. The place is frequented by customers of all ages and is able to offer a lot of fun, partying and people dancing on the tables. Every Tuesday evening evening “Coyote Ugly”, where beautiful girls in shorts and blouses dancing on the bar pouring alcohol straight into the mouths of customers.
Black Hole (viale umbria 118, Milano)
The Black Hole is a disco with 3 sale, a space for concerts and a summer garden. Here you can dance immersed in an environment innovative style, to whose console is a succession of many Italian artists and internationally known. Inside there are some areas private Hall with comfortable sofas. The music proposed ranges from dark and gothic rock music, commercial music house. During the weekend, the Black Hole organize theme parties.
Emporio Armani Caffe (via Croce Rossa 2, Milano)
Open Monday to Friday from 07.30 to 21.00, Saturdays from 09.00 to 21.00.
Clubs and lounges very refined, located in the area of the fashion, commercial music, R&B and electronics with live dj Thursday through Saturday until 4 in the morning. The prices of the drinks are pretty high. Attention: kitchen closes during the summer season starting from the middle of may.
Le Le Bahia (Via Nuova Valassina 346, Lissone)
Open Tuesday from 21.30 to 02.30, Wednesdays from 21.30 to 2.30, Friday and Saturday from 22.00 to 03.30.
Open from 1992, the The Bahia It's a real point of reference for the Latin American music in Milan. Fun is guaranteed in two large halls inside: in the great Hall to dance Latin American music, While in the second there is disco music and commercial. Admission is free until 23.00 and, every Tuesday and Wednesday, the Club organizes free courses of Kizomba, Salsa and Bachata. The nightclub is located in Thassos along the Valassina, the fast road leading from Milan to Lecco.
Karma (Via Fabio Massimo 36, Milano)
Open Friday and Saturday from 21.00 to 5.00, Sunday from 20.30 to 5.00.
The Karma, formerly known as Borgo Dei Sensi, It is a historic nightclub in Milan, characterized by the vastness of its spaces (both internal and external) and by the presence of numerous salt, in which you can dance genres. The music is mostly commercial kind proposal, While the Saturday there is Latin American music with the evening “Besito”. Friday and Saturday night you can come here to enjoy the cocktail hour and dinner before dancing (price: 30 euros).
Very good especially during the summer season, Thanks to the immense open space that has different areas for dancing, private room with sofas and bars.
Le Banque (Via Bassano Porrone 6, Milano)
Open Monday through Thursday from 12.00 to 15.30 and 18.00 to 2.00, Friday from 12.00 to 15.00 and 19.00 to 5.00, Saturdays from 19.00 to 5.00.
Restaurant and nightclub located in the Duomo area, furnished with elegant Baroque-style sofas and gilt chairs.
Shangai Cafè (Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini 124, Milano)
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 20.00 to 3.00.
The Shanghai Cafè is a local historian of Milan created by Dipankar Baishya and that, for over twenty years, preserves his charm and his style, proposing the concept of restaurant “dinner and dance” (dinner + live music), a genre that has taught in nightlife in Milan.
Live music restaurant offers a viable alternative to the disco: instead of the music played by djs, lo Shanghai Cafè has a good live music programming, which complete l ’ excellent gourmet offer: The menu ranges from Mediterranean cuisine to northern cuisine, up to internationally inspired cuisine (Mexico, Japan and Spain), involving customers in a journey through the international flavours. The place is decorated in retro style and refined, with an elegant counter, lights, mirrors and crystals that recall the atmosphere of the years ' 30.
Shanghai Cafè is also a great place to dance until late at night: If you are fans of the genre, Don't miss La Parada del Mièrcoles, event held every Wednesday night devoted to tango and milonga.
Ceresio 7 (Via Ceresio 7, Milano)
Open daily from 12.30 to 01.00.
Located on top of the building Dsquared, the Ceresio 7 is great for happy hour and after dinner. On the terrace you will find a bar, a large swimming pool and a restaurant overlooking the skyline of Milan. The Ceresio 7 It gets very busy especially during events organized on the occasion of fashion week.
The Beach (Via Arcangelo Corelli 62, Milano)
Open Monday from 21.00 to 5.00, from Wednesday to Sunday from 20.00 to 5.00.
Accommodation in Forlanini, the The Beach is a disco music ranging from the complex to Reggaeton, from Latin American music to the music R&B and Deep House. Inside there are two halls in which predominates the color white, outside there is a courtyard for drinking and smoking outdoors.
Divina Club (Via Molino della Armi 32, Milano)
Hip clubs frequented mainly by young scions of Milan, looking for fun and transgression.
Club Haus 80 (Via Valtellina 21, Milano)
Open Friday and Saturday from 23.50 to 5.00.
Once called De Sade, the Club Haus 80 He started a new season in what has been one of the clubs history nightlife in Milan. The Friday night rock indie, and on Saturdays there is evening “Stardust” with international djs and electronic music.
Lime Light (Via Gian Carlo Castelbarco 11, Milano)
Open Friday and Saturday from 23.50 to 5.00, Sunday from 18.00 to 22.30.
The Lime Light is one of the largest clubs in Milan and can accommodate more than 2000 people. Inside there are two spacious rooms, While the programming ranges from commercial music events with live music.
Tunnel Club (Via Giovanni Battista Sammartini 30, Milano)
Club dedicated to underground music and electronic music. Numerous guests and international djs.
The Club (C.so Garibaldi 97, Milano)
Open on Tuesdays, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 23.00 to 6.00.
Open for more than 15 years, the The Club is one of the the most popular discos in Milan. The club, always well attended and fashionable, offers every night different events with different music genres, including hip hop, House, techno and commercial music. Don't miss the , the legendary night held every Tuesday night at The Club. Come here well dressed.
Amnesia Milano (via Alfonso Gatto, Milano)
Open Friday and Saturday from 23.00 to 5.00.
TheAmnesia offers a very rich programming with great international guests and electronic music ranging from techno to minimal. The disco, real Temple of dance music in Milan, consists of two halls: the “House Room”, in which there are five big screens, and “Sounds Room”, where the djs play music more eclectic. Closed in summer.
Fabrique (Via Gaudenzio Fantoli 9, Milano)
Set in a futuristic-looking industrial structure with over 2000 square meters of space, the Fabrique offers music, DJ sets and live concerts. In addition to, Here art events, fashion and culture.
Sio Café (Via Temolo, Milano)
Open Tuesday through Friday from 12.00 to 15.00 and 18.00 to 4.00, Saturday and Sunday from 18.00 to 4.00.
The Sio Café is a good appetizer to dance. Its rich buffet offers Italian dishes, international and seasonal, accompanied by a wide choice of cocktails (more than 100 different types). Inside there are two halls: the main one with commercial music and a smaller one with Latin music and black music (R&B, Hiphop and reggaeton). On Wednesday night there is the “University night” and it is always crowded with young people around the 20-30 years.
Pelledoca (Viale Enrico Forlanini 121, Milano)
Open Thursdays from 20.30 to 3.00, Friday and Saturday from 20.30 to 5.00.
Open both in summer and winter, the Ghostfreak is a disco-restaurant always well attended, located in the Forlanini Park in an old farmhouse decorated so beautifully maintained. You can come here for dinner and then continue the evening dancing. In summer, the party moves outside, enriched by a welcoming ambience with wooden terraces and bar area.
Noir Club (Via Davide Guarenti 17, Lissone)
Open Thursdays from 21.00 to 2.30, Friday and Saturday from 21.30 to 3.30.
Club located in Thassos, on the outskirts of Milan. Strict door policy: dress code is treated. Thursday through Saturday, drink with pizza, buffet and disco.
Zoo Club (Zoo Latino) (Via Panfilo Castaldi 8, Cinisello Balsamo)
Open Tuesday and Wednesday from 22.00 to 3.00, Friday and Saturday from 22.00 to 3.00.
Recently renovated, lo Latin Zoo (now called Zoo Club) It is one of the largest nightclubs with Latin American music in Milan. With its 2500 square meters, the club offers lots of fun latina, Thanks to the presence of professional dancers. In addition there is also a room with commercial music.
Molto Club & Restaurant (Via della Valle 71, Carate Brianza)
Open from Thursday to Sunday from 21.30 to 3.00.
Located in the heart of Brianza, a few kilometres north of Milan, the Very Club & Restaurant is the summer Disco of Noir. The evening begins with an aperitif, starting from 20, and you continue dancing all night on the dancefloor blanket. The place is very stylish and offers mainly House music and commercial. Dress well.
Discoteca Fellini (Via Roma 26, Pogliano Milanese)
Open Monday through Thursday from 18.00 to 24.00, Friday and Saturday from 21.30 to 5.00, Sunday from 19.00 to 4.00.
Located outside Milan, the Fellini is another very popular disco. The club has an interior with two storeys and a delightful internal garden complete with swimming pool for hot summer nights. We recommend you try their great and rich appetizer that you can enjoy by the pool, starting from 19.00. The music ranges from the House to the Mall, with a mix of Latin rhythms and Italian music. The Club frequently hosts international djs and celebrities.
Rocket (Alzaia Naviglio Grande 98, Milano)
Open from Thursday to Saturday from 23.00 to 5.00.
Large disco with music ranging from indie music sound Garage, until genre electroclash, Rock and pop.
Dude Club (Via Carlo Boncompagni 44, Milano)
Open Friday and Saturday from 23.00 to 5.00.
The Dude Club focuses its programming on techno and House music, trespassing in dubstep. Students are charged 12 Euro before 2 at night.
Q21 (Via Padova 21, Milano)
Open Wednesdays from 23.30 to 4.00, Friday and Saturday from 23.30 to 5.00.
Located within a courtyard in via Padova, the Q21 It has two rooms for dancing, enriched by long walls with screens, lights and lasers.
Circolo Magnolia (via Circonvallazione Idroscalo 41, Segrate)
The Magnolia is a Circolo Arci with several dining rooms and immersed in a large park. The place is always very popular with young people and the atmosphere and pretty alternative, with a varied musical and cultural programming (concerts, DJ sets, etcetera). Admission is usually free if you have the Tessera ARCI.
11 Clubroom – Eleven (Via A. De Tocqueville 11, Milano)
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 19.00 to 5.00.
Club elegante, New York-style and fashionable, theEleven Boasting a beautiful view over the city. During the summer the Festival is held on its large terrace where you can also have a drink on the comfy sofas. The music is mostly House proposal, r&b commercial and. Attention: the selection at the entrance is very stiff.
Byblos (Via Messina 38, Milano)
Open daily from 21.00 to 5.00.
Opened in 2012 and located in the monumental zone, the Byblos has established itself as one of the recent trend of Milan's nightlife clubs. The site organizes many events in fashion week.
Le Jardin (Via Circonvallazione Idroscalo 51, Milano)
The garden is a summer club located in a chalet surrounded by a big garden with a lovely terrace looking on it. There's a restaurant area and a lounge area. The aperitif takes place from 18.00 to 22.00 and is followed by dj set.
Pubs, Cocktail bars and drinks in Milan
In no other country the pub culture is so entrenched as in Britain. However, If you feel nostalgic tastes of home, There are some pubs in Milan where you can go for a pint.
Bar Bianco (Viale Enrico Ibsen 4, Milano)
Open daily from 10.00 to 01.00.
Nestled in the heart of Parco Sempione, the White Bar spread over two levels and is ideal for an aperitif (daily from 18.00 to 22.00) on its beautiful terrace or on the lawn in front of the bar. On weekends there is commercial music and dance.
Pogue Mahone’s (via Salmini 1, Milano)
Open daily from 15.00 to 2.00.
Located near Porta Romana, the Pogue Mahone's is a popular Irish pub, frequented by Italians, but also many foreigners.
English Football Pub (via Valpetrosa 5, Milano)
Open Monday through Thursday from 12.00 to 15.00 and 17.00 to 2.00, Saturdays from 13.00 to 2.00, Sunday from 15.00 to 24.00.
Pub dedicated to football, where are projected of Premier League football matches and other sporting events like rugby.
Birrificio Lambrate (Via Adelchi 5, Milano)
The Birrificio Lambrate is a small pub that offers a wide selection of craft beers, including some special beers, available only during certain seasons, Depending on the raw materials with which are produced. Always packed!
Old Fox Pub (Piazza Sant Agostino 1, Milano)
Open Monday to Friday from 16.00 to 2.00, Saturday and Sunday from 18.00 to 2.00.
TheOld Fox Pub is a classic English-style pub serving beers on tap but also a good selection of cocktails.
The Cambridge Pub (Piazzale Susa 2, Milano)
Other English pub in the heart of Milan with an authentic british and Italian: the pub's staff will welcome you and send you the true essence of the pub. .
El Beverin (Via Brera 29, Milano)
Open daily from 6.00 to 3.00.
Cozy pub, popular singers and actors.
Spazio Movida Cocktail Bar (via Ascanio Sforza 41, Milano)
Open daily from 11.00 to 3.00.
Located in the navigli area, the Movida It's a very cozy pub, ideal for meeting with friends and have a drink.
Mas Milano (Ripa di Porta Ticinese 11, Milano)
Open daily from 18.00 to 2.00.
Pub located in Ripa di Porta Ticinese. This restaurant, furnished with soft lighting and brick walls, Spanish cuisine and excellent happy hours, with a varied buffet, consisting of sweet and savory dishes (the drink costs 10 euros).
Brera Garden Floor (Via Dell’Orso 7, Milano)
The Brera Garden Floor is a charming lounge bar with terrace, from which you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Castello Sforzesco. Located in the Brera district, This bar is the ideal place to enjoy a drink: The wide variety of food is understood above all the typical dishes of Lombardy, all accompanied by an excellent background music.
Cafè Metropolis (Via Vittor Pisani 5, Milano)
Open Monday to Friday from 7.30 to 2.00, Saturday and Sunday from 12.00 to 2.00.
Another very busy bar and open from lunch until supper, drink included.
Ricci Milano (Via Fratelli Zoia 71, Milano)
Open every day.
Located in piazza della Repubblica, the Ricci is a very famous trendy bars of Milan, transformed in restaurant under the management of the chef Joe Bastianich and the soubrette Belen Rodriguez. Acting both from lounge bar restaurant, the Ricci Bar is the ideal place for a break at any time of the day. The dishes range from Italian to American or latina. The bar also offers a courtesy car service with driver for those who drank a little too much or not ready to drive.
Botinero (via San Marco 3, Milano)
Open daily from 12.00 to 14.30 and 19.00 to 20.00.
Restaurant and lounges owned by inter's players Zanetti e Cambiasso, ideal for corporate lunches, Sunday brunch or even to drink a drink.
N’ombra de vin (via San Marco 2, Milano)
Open Monday to Friday from 10.00 to 2.00, Saturday and Sunday from 11.00 to 2.00.
Located at Brera right next to the Church, where once there was the refectory of the friars, N ' Ombra de Vin It is a wine bar open from 1973 find a huge selection of Italian and international wines. The bar is on two floors and is always very crowded, already starting from the cocktail hour, and is attended by an audience of around 40 years. In the lower Hall there is live music and dj sets from 22.00 (the best night is Thursday,).
Fashion Café (via San Marco 1, Milano)
Open daily from 8.30 to 2.00.
Lounge bars frequented mostly by an audience over 30 years.
Nobu Lounge Bar (Via Gastone Pisoni 1, Milano)
Open Monday to Saturday from 12.30 to 15.00 and 18.30 to 23.30, Sunday from 18.30 to 23.30.
The Nobu Lounge Bar by Giorgio Armani is part of a chain of Japanese restaurants in New York, London, Malibu, Miami, Paris and Tokyo. The restaurant is located within the Store Armani and consists of a sushi bar on the ground floor and upstairs Japanese cuisine. Alongside Japanese specialities you can enjoy delicious cocktails accompanied by lounge music in the background.
Radetzky Cafè (Corso Garibaldi 105, Milano)
Open daily from 8.00 to 2.00.
The Radetzky is one of the most popular bars foraperitif in Milan that takes place in its external square, where each day hundreds of young people gather to drink and eat in company, before continuing the night elsewhere.
Princi (Largo la Foppa 2, Milano)
Famous bakery where you can enjoy excellent drinks eating delicious pizzas from the oven when.
LeRosse Wine Bar (Corso Garibaldi 79, Milano)
LeRosse is a wine shop and wine bar with two storeys. Here you can enjoy a glass of wine by tasting the fresh meats and cheeses sliced at the time.
Deus Cafè (via Thaon di Revel 3, Milano)
Open daily from 9.30 to 2.00.
The Deus Cafe is located within the namesake shop Deus ex Machina, an Australian brand specializing in motion, bikes and surfboards, with other shops open in Sydney, Bali and Los Angeles. The bar is decorated in a vintage style and, at the entrance, You may notice a cellar to view under the floor. Inside there are two halls where the aperitif, a terrace on the top floor and an outdoor courtyard.
55 Milano (Via Piero della Francesca 55, Milano)
Open from 11.00 to 15.00 and 18.00 to 3.00.
Large bar and elegant with Cuban atmosphere where you can enjoy great cocktails. A must for the nightlife in Milan.
Deseo (corso sempione 2, Milano)
Open daily from 8.00 to 2.00.
Elegant and refined lounge bar, located near the Arch of peace. The Interior is decorated with white shade, black and Red, with white sofas and chandeliers. The bar is always popular, due to its location, and serves aperitifs with buffets and cocktails. The Deseo It is also open in the morning and serves delicious homemade desserts. Sunday brunch is till 16.00, with a menu of Italian and international dishes.
Living Milano (Piazza Sempione 2, Milano)
Open daily from 8.00 to 2.00.
Quiet lounge bar serving excellent cocktails and drinks accompanied by a good background music. The Living surprising for its selection of over 100 different types of vodkas from around the world.
Pandenus (via Tadino 15, Milano)
Open daily from 7.30 to 22.30.
Even the Il Verdi is a bakery transformed into bar specialises in cocktails and offering great pizza slices baked right now. The place is always open and always popular, from breakfast at happy hour (the aperitif takes place from 18.00 to 22.00). The other two locations of Il Verdi located in corso Concordia and largo La Foppa.
H Club> Diana (Viale Piave 42, Milano)
Open daily from 10.00 to 1.00.
The’H Club > Diana is an elegant lounge bar located in the chic Hotel Sheraton Diana Majestic. The bar is surrounded by a beautiful garden with a covered area with sofas and tables arranged around a central fountain. The place is very popular for happy hour and is considered one of the most fashionable bars in the city.
Frank (via Lecco 1, Milano)
Open daily from 9.00 to 2.00.
Always in fashion now for when it's born (26 June 2004) Frank at via Lecco, 1 (to book a table 02.29532587) right in front of the Porta Venezia gardens Palestro, with tables all ’ open and wide double interior room, It's always packed every night of the week, popular models and who has rapidly gained one of the first places among the trendy bars of Milan and I would say with a large merit.
Refeel (Viale Sabotino 20, Milano)
Open daily from 7.00 to 2.00.
Located near Porta Romana, the Refeel is a bar with a nice furnishings, with leather sofas and wooden floors. The place is always very populated and is ideal as an aperitif accompanied by good music.
Trattoria Toscana (Corso di porta ticinese 58, Milano)
Open daily from 19.00 to 1.00.
Trattoria Toscana It is both a very popular cocktail bar restaurant and always busy. The two interior divided the neighborhood restaurant, located in a large room-garden, the zone lounge bar where aperitifs and after dinner. The food quality is great.
Il Tasca (Corso di Porta Ticinese 14, Milano)
Open daily from 12.30 to 1.00.
Spanish restaurant and wine bar where you can enjoy Catalan and Galician specialities like wines, tapas and Iberian hams. The décor is pretty basic, with tables, wooden stools and exposed brick walls.
Capetown Cafè (via Vigevano 3, Milano)
Open Monday to Saturday from 7.00 to 2.00, Sunday from 18.30 to 2.00.
Nice deli to meet with friends and have a drink in company.
Rita & Cocktails (Via Pietro Maroncelli 15, Milano)
Open daily from 18.30 to 2.00.
The Rita & Cocktails is a historical cocktail bar informal décor serving excellent drinks prepared flawlessly. In addition to the classic aperitif buffet, the bar serves sandwiches and some traditional dishes.
Mics (via Angelo Fumagalli 1, Milano)
Open Monday to Friday from 12.00 to 24.00, Saturday and Sunday from 18.00 to 24.00.
This restaurant serves appetizers, dinner and brunch with a great choice of Roman cuisine and wines.
Social centers: alternative nightlife in Milan
Community centers in Milan are cultural centres and meeting places of young students who come here to listen to alternative music and to dance and drink cheap.
Among the most popular social centres in Milan we find the Cox 18 (Via Conchetta 18, Milano), located near Navigli, lo Zam (Via Sant’Abbondio 6/10, Milano) , for fans of punk music and trash, the Cascina Torchiera (Piazzale Cimitero Maggiore 18, Milano) , which organises evenings with alternative music and ethnic dinners, and the Macao (Viale Molise 68, Milano) , Social Center that gathers together art, culture, music and theatre.