Ceresio 7 Pools and Restaurants
This bar, restaurant and nightclub is top on the list for all beau monde. Founded by Dsquared2’s design duos, it is situated on the rooftop of the Italian brand, which offers an unparalleled view of the city and a pool lounge that is perfect to beat the summer heat.
Via Ceresio, 7, 20154 Milano, Italy
Opening hours: 12.30pm – 1am; Monday to Sunday
Phone: +39 02 3103 9221
Designed by Wes Anderson, what you will find in this Milanese café are colours and aesthetics that are reminiscent of the Italian 1950s and ’60s. From Formica tables to modish washrooms, this space looks as if it is created for a movie set, so get your phones ready and start Instagramming!
Largo Isarco, 2, 20139 Milano, Italy
Opening hours: 9am – 10pm; Closed on Tuesdays
Phone: +39 02 5666 2611
This is your one-stop solution for delicious, homemade Italian dishes. A definite must for everyone who is visiting Milan.
Via Borgospesso, 12, 20121 Milano, Italy
Opening hours: 12.30pm – 2.30pm, 7.30pm – 10.30pm; Monday to Saturday
12.30pm – 2.30pm, Sunday
Phone: +39 02 7600 2572
When in Rome, do as the Romans do and order yourself the softest and creamiest gelato from Grom Gelateria. It is an absolute crime to step foot in Milan and not appreciate the nectar of the Gods.
Via Santa Margherita, 16, 20121 Milano, Italy
Opening hours: 11am – 12am; Monday to Sunday
Phone: +39 02 8058 1041
Expect the freshest hand-made pastries at the Prada-owned Pasticceria Marchesi. Designed by Roberto Baciocchi, this pastel paradise is roomier than its predeccesor, with velvet chairs and marble top tables
Via Monte Napoleone 9, 20121 Milan, Italy
Opening hours: 7.30am – 9pm; Monday to Sunday
Phone: +39 02 7600 8238
Il Salumaio di Montenapoleone
A staple among the fashion influencers, Il Salumaio di Montenapoleone is located in the 19th century Palazzo Bagatti Valsecchi, which is one of the most prominent palaces built in the Lombard style. Another Milanese restaurant to add to your bucket list.
Palazzo Bagatti Valsecchi via S.Spirito 10 – via Gesù 5, 20100 Milan
Phone: +39 02 7600 1123
Even though the palette is lightly skewed towards the Italian audience, you can never go wrong with any Nobu establishments around the world. Located within the Emporio Armani Store, the design of the restaurant is a combination of minimalistic elegance and classic Japanese design, and overlooks the affluent neighbourhood of Via Pisoni 1.
Via Gastone Pisoni, 1, 20121 Milano, Italy
Opening hours: 12.30pm – 2.30pm, 7.30pm – 11.30pm; Monday to Saturday
7.30pm – 11.30pm, Sunday
Phone: +39 02 6231 2645