Nightlife

Top Choice Bar in Brera & Parco Sempione

Baladin Milano

At the end of super-chic Via Solferino you’ll find this lovely gastropub where Piedmontese brewer Teo Musso serves his line of Baladin craft beers alongside a menu of Fassone beef burgers and sweet paprika chips. Th…
Cocktail Bar in Brera & Parco Sempione

Dry

The brainchild of Michelin-starred chef Andrea Berton, Dry pairs its cocktails with gourmet pizzas. The inventive cocktail list includes the Corpse Reviver (London Dry Gin, Cointreau, Cocchi Americano and lemon juic…
Coffee in Brera & Parco Sempione

Cafezal

There’s a new micro-roastery cafe on the block and it’s bringing third-wave coffee culture to Milan in a big way. Forget your classic Italian espresso (although it’s also on the menu; €1.20 to €4.80) and go for drip…
Bar in Brera & Parco Sempione

Bulgari Hotel

Whether experienced inside beneath the giant botanical sculptures at the earth-toned bar or outside on the terrace overlooking the brilliantly green garden, the aperitivo scene here is an intense slice of Milan life…
Wine Bar in Brera & Parco Sempione

N'Ombra de Vin

This enoteca (wine bar) is set in a one-time Augustine refectory. Tastings can be had all day and you can also indulge in food such as carpaccio di pesce spade agli agrumi (swordfish carpaccio prepared with citrus) …
Bar in Brera & Parco Sempione

Radetzky Cafe

Fabulous banquette and window seating make Radetzky one of the most popular aperitivo places on this stylish, pedestrianised strip. In keeping with the Russian theme, the menu includes smoked salmon, oysters and the…
Bar in Brera & Parco Sempione

Chinese Box

Combining two of Milan's favourite things: aperitivo and sushi, Chinese Box can't really go wrong. Which is why punters cram into this hip little bar to quaff endless variations on gin cocktails (try the Bulldog wit…
Bar in Brera & Parco Sempione

Bar Bianco

Ricardo Griffini's Bar Bianco was built as a milk bar for the Tenth Triennale (1954). Still popular with mums and toddlers in the daytime and a hip aperitivo crowd come evening, it's the best bar in Parco Sempione. …
Bar in Brera & Parco Sempione

Bhangrabar

Bhangrabar is famous for its cushions and its couscous and curry aperitivo, served with a side of African percussion on Fridays. Indeed, music and other cultural happenings constitute a fairly steady diet – expect a…
Cafe in Brera & Parco Sempione

Caffè All'Aperto

Overlooking Parco Sempione, the Triennale's cafe is a large, white, light space with an open kitchen and fittings displaying suitable design cred. It's a good place for a cake stop or a relaxed aperitivo after you'v…