Milan, being an industrial center, the city where people are always on the run, nevertheless, places a great importance on balance between urban life and a natural environment. In recent years, it became very common to combine gardens with cafés. A flower shop or a café, can you guess? It is not surprising that in a very short period of time such places became very popular and loved by many locals and visitors alike.
On a beautiful sunny day in Milan, it is worth to take a walk to the main square, Duomo, and enjoy a cup of coffee with a delicious and fresh croissant. However, in the center, it's not always possible to find a real Italian coffee for just € 2-3, as cafes inflate prices thereby deceiving inattentive tourists.
In the Italian fashion capital, there is a place with a touch of Russian spirit that you might really enjoy. In the Brera district, an exclusive bar, which is called Davai Milano greets its visitors with a famous "Russian Standard" vodka. Bartenders mix alcohol so skillfully that you forget how many drinks you had. The idea of this bar is to make cocktails based on exclusive and high quality Russian vodka.
Upon arrival in Milan, all tourists want to visit the beautiful terrace from where you can see the splendid Duomo Cathedral. The restaurant, Obicà Mozzarella Bar, which is located on the 7th floor of the La Rinascente shopping center, will offer you not only the most delicious dishes, but also an unforgettable view.
In late October of the last year, in Milan, opened the first cafe with cats, Crazy Cat Café. The idea was borrowed from Japanese who already have cafes with animal corners, which gained an immense popularity. The Crazy Cat Café was inspired to implement this lovely idea in one of Milanese boroughs. It is a home to five cute kittens whose nicknames correspond to well known rock stars - Freddie, Bowie, Elvis, Patti, Blondie, and Nina.
Tower in dark blue painted clouds and misty mountains, peeking out from a Japanese garden with ornamental trees and green bushes. We are at the FINGER'S GARDEN on via Giovanni Keplero, 2. This is a real gluttony garden near the center of Milan. Once a school was built here for Japanese children living in Milan, and then, for a while, this place became a center for Buddhism.
Already thinking about the sea? How about to enjoy fresh seafood? You have a great opportunity to try seafood delicacies in this restaurant, which is located in the borough of Brera. The place seems quite small, but it only makes it more cozy. Some of the tables are so close together that you can see what was ordered by your neighbor. A great bar if you want to spend time with your partner and surprise her with a delicious meal in a pleasant atmosphere.
We are discussing the Tuscan wine and our favorite variety of oysters with an Italian friend. Half past seven, according to the local tradition is too early for a dinner, but we had already come to the fish restaurant «Isola dei sapori» on via augusto anfossi, 10, and boldly went inside. We meet a waiter and he welcomes us into a marine style interior and a pleasing color combination of muted blue and hazel.
If you decide to walk to the the Duomo area and you get hungry, but do not want to sit in a pass-through sections with all the tourists? Perhaps, then I advise you to turn onto a small side street, not far from the La Rinascente, because that is where you will find a wonderful place with rather unusual food. During lunch you'll find yourself in the company of businessmen, design students and local fashionistas.
In contrast to Russia, where many places are open almost around the clock, restaurants in Italy often work from 11:30 to 15:30 and from 19:30 to 23:30 in the evening. At the entrance to the sea tavern «la risacca blu» on Viale Tunisia, a waiter only finished wiping the floor - out of habit, I come to the very opening.
I could not find a decent place for a favorite get away from all the tourists on the Via Torino until I came to the restaurant «Pane e Vino» on via Largo Carrobbio 4. Unremarkable, at first glance, restaurant conceals within itself a neat and high-quality service. The restaurant is divided into four rooms. The most romantic of them is the room with archaeological ruins of a former Roman tower. Going forward, two other floors are elegantly decorated with a touch of luxury.
Not far from the Central Station in Milan, among the most prestigious hotels in the city, there is a restaurant - tavern Parioli. Dinner is held in a friendly atmosphere. Subdued light and friendly staff will set you in a favorable way. Of food, I recommend fish and meat carpaccio, young calf with parmesan cheese or veal tenderloin on the grill, which melts in the mouth. Caring waiter will advice you a dish according to your wants.
Bar Luce is inside the Fondazione Prada in Milan. It's not just a place where you drink a cup of coffee while you pay a visit to the Prada Foundation, but also one of the last works of the famous film director, Wes Anderson, who has already collaborated with the Prada brand by creating short films for it.
In Milan, the majority of tourists and Italians pass through the Central Station (Milano Centrale) daily. It often happens that you have to wait and yearn for food. Lu Bar is a small and pleasant place to eat located right inside the station. Here, you will find a Sicilian fast food served and prepared right in front of you. In the Lu Bar you make an order and it's cooked while you make yourself comfortable and overlook the big hall of the Milano Centrale.
Eppol - not only one of the best establishments in the district of Porta Venezia, but also one of the best places for an aperitif or for a dinner around Milan. The first thing you'll notice in the facility is a massive "green" wall, which seems to grow from the plant. Dark, walnut color furniture contrast perfectly with striking elements in the interior. There are many details - small mirrors, frames, and incredibly beautiful dishes, which are certainly eye-catching.
One of the new establishments, but already beloved by many Milanese, - 22 Milano - a combination of minimalist interior and excellent food. Every detail in the 22 Milano designed to trifles: gray paint is ideal to the contrast glare of the sun, making its way from panoramic windows, wooden tabletops make your Instagram photos look even more appealing.
The most famous Neapolitan restaurant chain, Rossopomodoro, leaves you with a great impression of a traditional Italian food. The restaurant offers a big selection of delicious pasta, appetizers, and of course, pizza. They say that all of their chefs are from Naples. Maybe, that's why, a pizza is prepared and served very quickly. The pizza crust is very crisp and soft.
In Milan, there are many Japanese restaurants. So, you will not have any problem finding the right place. In this article, I will tell you about the COPACABANA - Brazilian sushi bar. Here, you will find a mix of Japanese and Brazilian dishes. Also, it offers the most deliciously mixed cocktails with fresh exotic juices and alcohol.
L'Uccellina restaurant is located close to one of the most visited churches in Milan, Santa Maria Novella, in the area of Corso Magenta. Just after a morning walk, it's nice to have a lunch in the restaurant where you can enjoy grilled meat, baked pizza, various kinds of carpaccios, and fish dishes of high quality. Family oriented atmosphere, wooden interior diluted with appetizing red and orange colors create a pleasing customer experience.
Proceed to the Via Spartaco 31 in Milan to visit the Argentinian restaurant, El Carnicero. The entire room is divided into four parts: sala cocina, salon principal, el patio, and a sala del dueno. Deemed light, wood, glass, and a brick interior creates an atmosphere of comfort and privacy. The bar is decorated with traditional Argentinian tile ornaments, differently styled chandeliers, and a ladies' room in an almost complete absence of light.
Just next to the D&G store, there is a wonderful Martini Bar. On Friday and Saturday evenings, it's filled with a bohemian crowd: men in classic suits and women in elegant dresses. Prices in this bar range from 15 € to 50 €. The incredible atmosphere of this place allows you to plunge into the world of fashion. All waiters are dressed in the D&G style. You can luxuriate in an incredibly tasteful interior and relax listening to the lounge music.
When you don't have time to eat in a traditional cafe setting and the only way for you to take a bite is on the go. Eatme & go is a takeout service for those who want to eat quickly and tasty. The selection of dishes is very diverse: from delicious and fresh salads to juicy hot dogs. In the morning you can enjoy crispy fresh pastries and a very tasty coffee. If you want something sweet, it offers a variety of options from a strawberry tartlet to a delicate tiramisu. Enjoy!
A fantastic atmosphere of the region Alto Adige attracts you inside. We are near the glass doors of Delicatessen, on the viale Tunisia 14. A full size golden dear welcomes you at the entrance to the Tyrolean restaurant. Let's go inside! The wooden interior with iron toys on the table, deer antlers, and pine cones; a showcase with traditional cheese and smoked bacon legs stimulate your appetite and please your eyes.
One of the most gentle, comfortable and truly romantic places in the city where you can buy a cup of coffee or a delicious ice cream and enjoy quite mouth- watering lunch in the snowy atmosphere of the cafe Biancolatte. The concept of this institution is quite simple: owners tend to do everything to make you feel like in a small magical kingdom of angels, which are found everywhere.