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.
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.
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.
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.
Corsia del Giardino
Found a short stroll from La Scala, Corsia del Giardino is a classic Italian restaurant with garden-inspired interiors and a peaceful ambience.
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.
Joia
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..
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...
Ex Mauri
This venue perfectly encapsulates the alternative laid-back vibe of Isola. Mediterranean-influenced food is served to a crowd of regulars at Ex-Mauri. =display:"
Sadler
Located just off Naviglio Pavesi Claudio Sadler's small simple restaurant is rather at odds with the alternative bohemian vibe in Navigli.
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.
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
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.
Westin Palace
Lavish and well-endowed the Starwood-owned Westin Palace has much to offer business travellers and those with a love of gilt.
Livet
This indoor/outdoor space caters to both summer and winter wardrobes but dress-up is not the only reason Milan's fashion set flock to Livet.di
Chandelier
One of the few restaurants that Hg2 recommends around high-streety Corso Buenos Aires Chandelier sits between two of Milan's best aperitivo bars - the Diana Garden and Bar and Bar Basso - and is the perfect place to line your stomach at.
Compagnia Generale
One of a clutch of fashionable bars and restaurants near Porta Romana the stylish Compangnia Generale is popular with a trend-friendly crowd.d
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.
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"
Trattoria Toscana
Despite a romantic setting love-birds should go elsewhere as this new Navigli institution is firmly aimed at party-loving crowds.
Rangoli
Situated amidst the buzz of Via Solferino in the pretty Brera district Rangoli is a great option for diners unable to face yet another plate of pasta. =display:"
Dar el Yacout
Located just off Corso XXII Marzo this fabulously over-the-top Moroccan restaurant is a carefully themed whirl of tagines rose petals and belly dancing.
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.
Petit Palais
The family-run Petit Palais is something of a rarity - a lovely hotel in Navigli where they are in desperately short supply...
Giulio Pane e Ojo
A relaxed crowd frequent this friendly trattoria for a raucous evening of rustic Roman cuisine.
Da Giacomo
A Milanese classic Da Giacomo is simultaneously elegant and unpretentious despite its enduring popularity.
Antica Trattoria della Pesa
Located a few streets away from Corso Como this traditional Milanese restaurant is a good option for lunch or supper.
Bussarakham
This sleek Thai restaurant is located just off the Strada Alzaia Naviglio Grande in Navigli. Particularly good for groups head here for dinner when the bohemian buzz of Navigli's canal-side bars gets too much.
Cigair
To step into Cigair is to walk into another world. A shrine to the Havana cigar this former car workshop is a relaxed haven from the hubbub of Navigli. Kick back with a Mojito and enjoy the live music and simple food...
Quattrocento
Located four kilometres south of the Duomo Quattrocento is quite a trek to reach. But it's well worth the effort; chic throughout the party starts in the lounge bar continues through to excellent dining and carries on long into the night.yE
Fitzcarraldo
If you're looking for a sumptuous space in which to rub shoulders with the beautiful people then you've come to the right place at Fitzcarraldo.
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.
13 Giugno
A favourite of head-in-the-cloud romantics Italian love songs and buckets of oysters set the scene at this charming seafood restaurant in Porta Venezia...
Tano Passami l’Olio
An obsession with extra virgin olive oil is just one of the charming quirks at this lovable restaurant in Navigli. Located between canals football lovers should combine dinner here with a drink at nearby Osteria del Pallone.yEventWatcherDiv

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