Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Milan

Dry Milano
A cocktail bar and pizzeria in Milan's Porta Garibaldi neighbourhood, Dry Milano is a laid-back, industrial-chic spot to while away the nighttime hours.
Pisacco
Pisacco serves simple and sophisticated modern Italian cuisine in its airy, art-filled, two-floored space north of Milan’s Brera district.
Ceresio 7
Ceresio 7 is a glamorous rooftop pool and restaurant complex that attracts visitors in droves for its cocktails, views, and great Italian food.
Aspesi
The Milan outpost of Aspesi is firmly ensconced in the famous Quadrilatero d'Oro (“Golden Rectangle”), offering high-end clothes in chic surrounds.
NonostanteMarras
The concept store of Antonio Marras, NonostanteMarras is a chic gathering place for the Milanese fashion set and an atmospheric boutique.
Morgante Cocktail & Soul
Morgante Cocktail & Soul is a cocktail bar and kitchen found near the canals in Milan, which serves up drinks and food until the early hours.
Bicerin Milano
Bicerin Milano is a wine bar and shop found in the Lazzaretto area of Milan, offering hundreds of bottles to drink, buy, and enjoy.
Ristorante Berton
The Italian restaurant Ristorante Berton showcases the chef's talents, marrying bold techniques with traditional flavours to create sensational dishes.
Bar Luce
Bar Luce is the cafe-cum-art installation at Milan’s cultural institution, the Fondazione Prada, offering light bites and Life Aquatic pinball machines.
TownHouse Street Milano Duomo
Comprised of seven one- and two-bed studios, a stay at the TownHouse Street Milano Duomo is like having the run of your own stylish Milanese pied-à-terre.
ME Milan Il Duca
Collonaded and grand, the ME Milan Il Duca occupies a prime position on the Piazza della Repubblica, with a unique rooftop bar and sleek accommodations.
Fondazione Prada
Offering year-round exhibitions and events, the Milan outpost of contemporary art giant Fondazione Prada in Largo Isarco was designed by Rem Koolhaas.
Emporio Armani Caffe
The cafe to go to see and be seen, this cafe has the edge when it comes to atmosphere and opportunities for people watching.
Joia
Hollywood
With eight clubs and plenty of warm up bars the short pedestrianised Corso Como is Milan's club-ville and Hollywood its reigning kingpin. Visit to see the Milanese in all their glamorous glory...
Chatulle
Those that make the trek down Corso Sempione to Chatulle are rewarded with a whole evening of fun. Start with aperitivo at the classy and hugely popular Roïalto dine at Chatulle and move onto chic sister club Gattopardo to dance the night away..
Armani Prive
Stylish and exclusive, this club feels like Nobu had been set in science fiction. A great place to drink and dance side by side with Milan's fashion slaves.
Teatro 7
The epitome of hip and happening Teatro 7 is where cool creatives congregate to talk art design and fashion. And eating creative Italian fare between conversations of course. yEventWat
3Rooms
Located in Milan's uber-cool concept store 3Rooms is in the heart of Corso Como's decadent fun...
Anderson
To stay at the Anderson is to step into a black lacquered Wallpaper*-style world. With 106 chic rooms and every practical facility provided it's a great option for business travellers...
Castello Sforzesco
This fortress-museum in Parco Sempione houses collections of art and atrefacts through the ages.
Maison Moschino
Elegant, minimal and very original... great if you are in the mood for something a little different.
Magazzini Generali
Housed in an unprepossessing industrial estate Magazzini Generali is one of the few clubs in Milan that takes music seriously. Go late prepared to dance the night away...
Carlton Hotel Baglioni
Stately, but not grand - in a changing world Carlton Hotel Baglioni's old school charm can always be relied upon
Le Jardin Au Bord Du Lac
Milan's clubs often move to summer venues taking the beautiful people out-of-town to party under the stars. Part restaurant part club Les Jardins is the summer home of Jetlag Magazzini Generali's best night... =displ"
Galleria d’Arte Moderna and PAC
Spread over three floors the Galleria d'Arte Moderna shows mainly 18-19th Century European art, while the smaller  PAC exhibits an array of conceptual art.
Il Vicolo
It might be a bit of a trek to reach Il Vicolo but this small charming modern Italian restaurant more than repays the effort.
Townhouse 31
Part of a nascent chain of family-run hotels a stay at Townhouse 31 is something akin to a house party...
Hotel Spadari
Friendly, low key and family run, Hotel Spadari combines style with a homely atmosphere.
Luminal
Stylishly decorated this monochRome be-chandeliered club just off Corso Como is another option for a night out.
Bar Basso
A pre-dinner negroni in the unassuming Bar Basso is a quintessentially Milanese experience. Watch the passing parade of fashionistas and design-types whilst you grapple with the lethal concoction served in now-iconic glasses...yEventWatcher
Finger’s
The sushi is not the only thing with excellent taste in this chic restaurant - the same could be said for the decor and the clientele.
Teatro alla Scala
A superlatively sumptuous building, tickets to the Teatro Scala are usually booked up two months in advance....
Vietnamonamour
A peaceful spot in a posh part of Milan's Chinatown. A great place if you enjoy North Vietnamese cuisine.
Alla Cucina delle Langhe
Arguably the best restaurant on Corso Como Alla Cucina delle Langhe is a popular choice for dinner before hitting the nearby clubs.
Antica Locanda Leonardo
This friendly bed-and-breakfast is a great option for pilgrims to the Santa Maria delle Grazie convent to view the Last Supper...
Il Luogo di Aimo e Nadia
Despite its location to the west of Navigli diners regularly make the pilgrimage to sample Aimo e Nadia's innovative cooking.
Bicocca Hangar
Once a building for the manufacture of train motors, this is an enormous gallery for hard hitting urban art. Don't miss Anselm Keifer's Seven Heavenly Places which is on permanent exhibition here.
Dolce & Gabbana Barbiere
This designer barbershop puts a spin on the classic cut throat shave.
Fresco Art
Stylish warm and popular Fresco Art is a great pre-clubbing venue. Head here after dinner at nearby Giulio Pane e Ojo or Dar el Yacout before heading to Plastic and Cafe Atlantique...

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