Milan restaurants

Top Choice Gastronomy in Brera & Parco Sempione

Seta

Smooth as the silk after which it's named, Seta is Michelin-starred dining at its best: beautiful, inventive and full of flavour surprises. Diners sit on their teal-coloured velvet chairs in keen anticipation of Ant…
Top Choice Pastries in Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

Pasticceria Marchesi

Since 1824 the original Marchesi pasticceria (pastry shop) has been charming customers with its refined 20th-century features and picture-perfect petit fours. Indulge your sweet tooth with any number of bignes (crea…
Top Choice Italian in Milan

Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia

Started by Aimo and Nadia Moroni in 1962 as a simple trattoria, it’s now one of the most revered restaurants in town, with two-Michelin stars to its name. Emphasis is on imaginative reinterpretations of regional Ita…
Top Choice Italian in Milan

Tipografia Alimentare

Take a break from Milan at this laid-back food hub on the Martesana Canal. Run by fresh-food warriors Martina and Mattia, its vegetarian-focused menu showcases sustainable producers both on the plate and through win…
Top Choice Gelato in Porta Romana & Porta Vittoria

Pavè Ice-Cream

As the sibling of pasticceria (pastry shop) phenomenon Pavè, you can expect great things from this contemporary gelateria with its marble-topped counter and stainless-steel tubs of deliciously light ice cream. Gelat…
Top Choice Seafood in Porta Romana & Porta Vittoria

Trattoria del Pescatore

Milan’s finest fish restaurant hides modestly behind a row of green awnings. At the helm are Sardinian couple Giuliano and Agnese and their son, who interned at three-Michelin-starred Arzak in San Sebastián. The pas…
Top Choice Sicilian in Quadrilatero d'Oro & Porta Venezia

LùBar

This fashionable Sicilian restaurant in the 19th-century glasshouse of Napoleon’s neoclassical Villa Reale is the brainchild of Luisa Beccaria’s three offspring; Ludivico, Lucrezia and Lucilla. The family estate pro…
Top Choice Neapolitan in Duomo & San Babila

A Santa Lucia

Part of one of the great waves of migration from the south, Leone and Rosetta Legnani opened their first restaurant in 1929. They brought with them their warm-hearted Neapolitan cooking and old-school southern style…
Top Choice Italian in Porta Romana & Porta Vittoria

Trattoria Trippa

Having honed his skills at Michelin-starred St Hubertus in the Dolomites, chef Diego Rossi and blogger Peter Caroli now have their own restaurant. As the name suggests, tripe features heavily on the menu alongside h…
Top Choice Cheese in Navigli & Zona Tortona

(R)esistenza Casearia

Street-food guru Giuseppe Zen has done it again with this spectacular cheese bar in the Mercato Comunale. Let them arrange a tasting plate of some of the finest raw-milk cheeses in Lombardy, all of which come from h…