Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Milan

T’a Milano Store & Bistro
A high-end chocolate shop and bistro in the centre of Milan, T’a Milano offers mouthwatering confections and fine Italian fare in sleek surrounds.
Ristorante Trussardi alla Scala
An elegant restaurant found steps from the Teatro alla Scala in the centre of Milan, the Ristorante Trussardi alla Scala offers creative Italian cuisine.
Le Cantina Isola
Le Cantine Isola is a wine bar and shop, offering a nightly aperitivo and a curated collection of bottles from Italy and abroad.
Mag Cafè
A popular bar in the Navigli district, Mag Cafè serves drinks and light bites day-round, but it shines in the evenings thanks to expertly mixed cocktails.
Ada e Augusto
A gourmet farm-to-table restaurant found south of Milan in the historic Cascina Guzzafame, Ada e Augusto serves dinner several nights a week.
U Barba
U Barba is a warm, welcoming Genoese restaurant with its own boules court and quirky style, found in the Calvairate area of Milan.
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.
Al Pont de Ferr
Al Pont de Ferr is a Michelin-starred osteria in Milan’s canal district serving up superlative tasting menus in an atmospheric setting.
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.
A Santa Lucia
A Milanese institution as much as a restaurant, A Santa Lucia recently celebrated 85 years serving classic Neapolitan cuisine in Italy’s capital.
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.
Skiing
Joia
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.
Sadler
Located just off Naviglio Pavesi Claudio Sadler's small simple restaurant is rather at odds with the alternative bohemian vibe in Navigli.
Cova
Milan's most celebrated pasticerria. Expensive but delicious, it's confitteria does a delectable selection of sweets to go - perfect for presents!
3Rooms
Located in Milan's uber-cool concept store 3Rooms is in the heart of Corso Como's decadent fun...
Boccondivino
Set aside a whole evening to really linger over a decadent dinner at Boccondivino. The constant stream of food is matched with appropriate wine so the odds are that a trip to clubbing mecca Corso Como won't be top of your agenda afterwards...
D&G Gold
The newest star in Milan's fashion-restaurant firmament Dolce & Gabbana Gold is located in Porta Venezia and is just a short walk from the Sheraton Diana Majestic and Townhouse 31.
Via Brera / Solferino
Running almost from La Scala in the Centro due north to Corso Como the character here is much more individual with unique boutiques selling younger more affordable fashion...
Maison Moschino
Elegant, minimal and very original... great if you are in the mood for something a little different.
Castello Sforzesco
This fortress-museum in Parco Sempione houses collections of art and atrefacts through the ages.
Westin Palace
Lavish and well-endowed the Starwood-owned Westin Palace has much to offer business travellers and those with a love of gilt.
Antica Locanda Mercanti
Formerly a merchant's inn charming light rooms ensure there is now nothing businessy about this friendly guesthouse.
Cuore
This retro-fabulous bar in Navigli is a sibling to cult bar Atomic and discorama club Rocket. A great contrast to Milan's oh-so-chic bars head here for a classic 70's cocktail served with a smile...
Taveggia
Located near Via Durini a specialist interiors street serried with the cream of Milanese design the grandly traditional Taveggia comes as a welcome break from modern minimalism.
Grand Hotel et de Milan
Combining tradition and taste, this hotel is perfect for star-spotting...
Juiss
Blinging leopard print walls and a banging soundtract of R&B hip hop rap and nu-soul come as standard at this newly reborn club.
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"
Scooter Hire
Practical and stylish there's something rather idyllic about pottering around an Italian city on a scooter. Just remember to look out for trams...
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.
Townhouse 31
Part of a nascent chain of family-run hotels a stay at Townhouse 31 is something akin to a house party...
Joia Leggero
Following hot on the heels of Michelin-starred Joia younger cheaper sibling Joia Leggero offers healthy almost vegetarian cuisine in a minimalist setting.=displ"
Biffi
Join the fabulous ladies of a certain age at the dainty tables of this traditional café. With polished walnut panels antique Murano chandeliers hanging from high ceilings and scalloped white curtains it has changed little since 1847...
Cimitero Monumentale
To stroll through the Cimitero Monumentale is to take a crash course in the social history of Milan.
San Siro Football
Deafening canons hysterical crowds footie songs flares and giant sparklers are just some of the ways that the Milanese demonstate their passion for their favourite teams...
Duomo
The world's third largest cathedral, this awe inspiring building has a long and fascinating history. It's well worth a look.
Pinacoteca di Brera
Located in a charming historic district a visit to the Pinacoteca should be combined with a wander around the well-preserved labyrinth of cobbled streets hidden palazzos small galleries and shops...

Sign up for our newsletter

We'd love to keep you up-to-date with what's really going on around the world, from the hottest new restaurants and mind-blowingly beautiful hotels, to thumping underground clubs and world-class art galleries. Sign up to learn more - we promise you it'll be worth it...

X

Follow Us