Restaurants

Top Choice Pastries in Corso Magenta & Sant'Ambrogio

Pasticceria Marchesi

This wood-panelled pasticceria (pastry shop) has been baking since 1824 and turns out 10 different types of brioche alongside bignes (cream puffs), millefeuilles, pralines and more. The window displays have the feel…
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 their teal-coloured velvet chairs in keen anticipation of An…
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 Italian in Milan

Tipografia Alimentari

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

Pavè Ice-cream

As the sibling of pasticceria phenomenon, Pavè, you can expect great things from this contemporary gelateria with its marble-topped counters and stainless steel tubs of ice-cream that look like an artist’s paint pal…
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 off-spring; Ludivico, Lucrezia and Lucilla. The family estate pr…
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 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…