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Milan Design Week: The best Bars & Restaurants

The time to talk about Milan Design Week best bars and restaurants as come! Take a deep look at our selection by scrolling down this page, and discover all about the best bars and restaurants in Milan!

Absolut Ice Bar

Milan Design Week: The best Bars & Aperitifs

The temperature is about -5° Celsius and one may drink cocktails with a base of Absolut vodka and juice, served in ice glasses. Inside the workers wear a particular covering and gloves… every guest and stay inside the Italian Absolut Ice Bar  for about 30 minutes to taste the typical vodka enjoyed in the colder parts of the world. Ideal for a unique moment, it is a breathtaking proposal! Every object in Absolut Ice Bar Milan is entirely made of dazzling ice.The temperature never rises above -5° Celsius, the five senses react in different ways to cold shivers: one may touch, see, hear, drink and hear ice, in addition, there are the delicious notes of lounge music which accompany the visitor inside this most splendid ice bar.

Bar Basso

Milan Design Week: The best Bars & Aperitifs

Bar Basso is an historical cocktail bar turned through the years into a real milanese institution, Bar Basso is mostly renown for its signature cocktail Negroni Sbagliato, invented here and presented in huge scenographic glasses. A true cult bar for sophisticated drinking devotees, Bar Basso was the first-ever milanese joint to introduce the “aperitif” to everyday people, while before cocktails could only be found at the exclusive lounge bars of luxurious international grand hotels.

Cracco Coffe Design

Milan Design Week: The best Bars & Aperitifs

Cracco Coffee Design is a pleasant surprise among milanese lunch eating, its a refined dining area insiede Milan’s Palazzo della Triennale, redesigned by Michele -de Lucchi. Coffee Design is more than a simple museum café, it’s The meeting point with picture windows overbooking the park and design items from the Permanent Collection of Italian Design.

10 Corso Como

Milan Design Week: The best Bars & Aperitifs

Designed by American artist Kris Ruhs, the 10 Corso Como Milan is a courtyard café, part of Carla Sozzani’s multifunctional arts complex, which includes a hotel, shop and restaurant. A favourite with fashion folk and celebrities, it occupies an old casa a ringhiera. You must try the No.1 cocktail.


Milan Design Week: The best Bars & Aperitifs

A_mi is a bar inspired by Zaha Hadids. Concrete dominates the interior, which is full of sweeping gray plains and a meandering sculptural surface forms the cocktail bar and cash desk. It’s distinctive and unique. Despite the intentionally experimental aesthetic, the muted colours and the materials used, the place is warm and lively, soft edged rather than hard cornered. The bar draws a young, casual crowd; casual that is by Milan standards.


Milan Design Week: The best Bars & Aperitifs

Nobu is located in the gloriously minimalist Armani mall. On the ground floor there’s a bar area full of sleek, elegant tables and chairs. Gentle, earthy tones create a calm, serene atmosphere, a world away from the urban buzz outside. Here you can recline with an impeccable cocktail clasped in your impeccably manicured hands and your sleek, elegant shopping bags stowed at your feet. Upstairs the dining room is, if anything, more glamorous and the familiar Japanese fusion fare including the famous black cod. If you’re planning on eating, then it goes without saying that booking is essential – this is Nobu after all.


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