Restaurants

Top Choice Pastries in Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

Pasticceria Marchesi

This wood-panelled pasticceria has been baking since 1824 and turns out 10 different types of brioche alongside bignes, millefeuille, croissant, pralines and more. The window displays have the wonky logic of a Hitch…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Brera & Parco Sempione

Seta

Smooth as the silk after which it is named, Seta is Michelin-starred dining at its best: beautiful, inventive and full of flavour surprises. Diners sit on the edge of their teal-coloured velvet chairs in keen antici…
Top Choice Modern Italian in Milan

Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia

For the Milanese, food should be like clothing: excellent, imaginative, seasonal and suitable for all occasions. Not surprisingly, all adore this two-Michelin starred restaurant, which offers seasonal dishes such as…
Top Choice Modern Italian in Navigli & Porta Romana

Un Posto a Milano

A few years ago this country cascina (farmhouse) was a derelict ruin until a collection of cooperatives and cultural associations returned it to multifunctional use as restaurant, bar, social hub and hostel. Delicio…
Top Choice Sushi in Navigli & Porta Romana

Basara

Making a name for yourself in Milan's sophisticated sushi scene isn't easy, but chef Hiro's lobster maki roll sings a siren song that packs this place out for two sittings every evening. The raw-fish plates are supe…
Top Choice Pizza in Porta Garibaldi & Isola

Berberè

Craft pizzas and craft beers is what Bolognese brothers Matteo and Salvatore promise you at this fantastically good pizzeria housed in an atmospheric 1950s cooperative. Everything from the Black Elk flour (they use …
Top Choice Modern Italian in Porta Garibaldi & Isola

Alice Ristorante

The one-Michelin starred restaurant of talented chef Viviana Varese and sommelier and fish expert Sandra Ciciriello is the pride of Eataly's foodstore. The artful furnishings and views over Piazza XXV Aprile are a m…
Top Choice Milanese in Porta Garibaldi & Isola

Ratanà

Located in a lovely Liberty building that once belonged to the railway, Cesare Battisti’s neo-bistro turns out authentic Milanese flavours. Drawing his produce from Slow Food artisans, the menu offers up classics su…
Top Choice Modern Italian in Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

La Brisa

Discreet, elegant and exquisitely romantic. Push open the screened door and the maître d' will guide you to a table beneath centuries-old linden trees in a secluded courtyard, where ivy climbs the walls and pink hyd…
Modern Italian in Navigli & Porta Romana

Sadler

Get ready for a serious tummy-cramming session in this architecturally elegant space: amberjack marinated in cherry vinegar with seaweed salad; pigeon ragout and cocoa; or horse tartare, with crisped Parmesan, peppe…