Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Milan

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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Hotel Straf
A pioneer of the 'unfinished industrial' look the Hotel Straf is popular with professional creatives. Modern, minimalist and very hip.
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...
Sadler
Located just off Naviglio Pavesi Claudio Sadler's small simple restaurant is rather at odds with the alternative bohemian vibe in Navigli.
Grand Hotel et de Milan
Combining tradition and taste, this hotel is perfect for star-spotting...
Don Juan
Liberally decorated with cowhides cowskin drums cow lassoes and serving pretty much nothing but beef this popular South American ranch-style restaurant pays homage to the steak.
Diana Garden
An essential component of any trip to Milan join up to 800 fellow revellers in the beautiful private gardens for chichi champagne cocktails. Equally popular for Sunday brunch booking ahead is essential to join the crowd at this see-and-be-seem hango
Westin Palace
Lavish and well-endowed the Starwood-owned Westin Palace has much to offer business travellers and those with a love of gilt.
Carlton Hotel Baglioni
Stately, but not grand - in a changing world Carlton Hotel Baglioni's old school charm can always be relied upon
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.
Enterprise Hotel
Newer more central properties have diverted attention from this innovative design hotel but there's a lot to like in the linear styling of its 109 rooms...
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...
Executive Lounge
Located in the midst of Corso Como's clubs Executive Lounge is a popular option for warm-up drinks or to relax between venues and decide where to go next. Stop off after dinner at Antica Trattoria della Pesa before heading into neighbouring Hollywood
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.
Terme Milano
With over 30 scrubs, muds, creams and steam experiences Terme Milano is the place to dig in for a long de-stressing day as the Spa.
Chocolat
Chocoholic Marina opened this tiny café because she believes that chocolate brings happiness. Having tried her chocolate brownies and hot chocolate we're not arguing with her...
Hammam Della Rosa
Have the grime of the city steamed scrubbed and massaged out of you in this charming hammam. With Moroccan and Algerian staff and Middle Eastern products it's a little like taking a holiday on your holiday...
Living
Living is one of Parco Sempione's most popular bars both summer and winter. Popular with a glamorous stylish crowd come her for aperitivo before heading to the equally fashion-conscious Just Cavalli Cafe...=display:n"
Ferrari hire
To fit in with the fighetti hire a thoroughbred Italian motor to cruise the streets of the quadrilatero d'oro by day and the clubs of Corso Como by night...
Habits Culti
A peaceful whirl of cream marble teck decking and gently lighting makes complete relaxation inevitable at the chic Habits Culti spa. After a few hours of zen treatments retox in the cafe or hip restaurant Noy...
Hotel dei Cavalieri
Popular with business clientele, Hotel dei Cavalieri's quadruple glazed rooms make for a surprisingly peaceful place to stay in the bustling city centre.
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Practical and modern, with furniture designed by Milan's top end stores, this is the perfect place for style hounds...
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.
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.
Dolce & Gabbana Barbiere
This designer barbershop puts a spin on the classic cut throat shave.
UNA Hotel Tocq
Despite design hotel aspirations the main appeal of this boutique business-orientated property is its proximity to the high-end boutiques and chic clubs of Corso Como
Gokart
Milan's only outdoor go kart track! Booking is essential at weekends...
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Triennale DesignCafe
Sublimely stylish, this cafe serves modern Italian cuisine among a exhibition of iconic 20th century chairs.
Bulgari Spa
Milano
Large and chic Milano is a destination cocktail bar owned by the same team as Roïalto. Located near Parco Sempione it's a short walk from the Icebar and hotel Townhouse 12 and within easy reach of Corso Como's high octane clubs...yEven
Nepentha
Very much an old money club, it can be hard to get into, but if you can it is worth seeing for the spectacle inside.
Refeel
Just south of the busy Porta Romana Refeel is perfectly located for some pre-dinner aperitivo. Kick off your evening here then stoll up to Giulio Pane e Ojo Altro Spazio Strato or Compagnie Generale dei Viaggiatori for dinner. yEventWatcher
Princi
This Armani-designed bakery offers up the smartest snacks in town. Open 24 hours it's perfect for a quick lunch during the day time but comes into its own at night when pretty young things come to carry on their flirtations over a post-clubbing slice

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