Discover the best places for aperitivo in Milan – all of them with a fashion brand signature.
Aperitivo is an Italian ritual of pre-dinner drinks and food meant to open the palate for the dinner that comes after. In Milan this tradition is sacred and there are lots of bars and cafés that indulge you in the aperitivo culture. Milan, a city full of culture and a city known worldwide for its fashion has some incredible options. Joining these two together (fashion and aperitivo) seems like the ultimate way to experience Milan! And like the city itself, these places are luxurious, fashionable and sophisticated, and they all have something in common: a fashion house signature. If you are in town for iSaloni 2019 and looking for a place to relax after a long day, these are the places to try if you love cocktails, food, and fashion.
Via Gastone Pisoni
Nobu is a world reference when it comes to extraordinary sushi, which makes it the perfect place for aperitivo if you are a sushi lover. The restaurant requires reservations, but on weekdays between 6 and 8 pm “Japanese style” aperitivo is served on the bar, and will undoubtedly be an unforgettable experience. Nobu is located inside the Emporio Armani store in Milan, and the space, as does the food, blends Japanese with both Peruvian and Italian influences.
Piazza Della Scala 5
The Café is a part of the world of Trussardi and shares its privileged location with the flagship of this well-known luxury Italian fashion brand. In this sophisticated and stylish space, with a memorable terrace facing the majestic Alla Scala Theater, you will find the finest cocktails to go along with premium gourmet food.
Via Privata Fratelli Gabba, 7b
Inside the luxurious Bulgari Hotel Milano, lays one of the most exquisite bars you can find, with an extremely refined decor inside and a private garden that will make you forget you are right in the center of Milan.
You will definitely find a reflection of the traditional Italian aperitivo, with light food and magnificent drinks, but uplifted with sophistication, as it would be expected from a luxury brand such as Bulgari. The list of innovative cocktails is long, and it includes an exclusive creation: The Bvlgari Cocktail, but you can always ask to be surprised by the barman.
Dolce & Gabbana Bar Martini
corso Venezia, 15
An intimate space, with a masculine atmosphere, the bar is mostly decorated in black and goes alongside with Dolce &Gabbana’s men flagship boutique and barber’s shop. This space combines the identity of two titans of the Italian brands scene and both brands spirits are reflected on the entire experience: a mix between pure Italian tradition and innovation.
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Via Ceresio 7
So that there wouldn’t be any doubts that this trendy space has the touch of a fashion brand, it was launched during Milan Fashion Week in September 2013, but its hype did not stand there. Ceresio 7 is one of the best places for aperitivo in Milan and the place to go after a long day to relax by the pool and enjoy the views, although, it’s attraction goes way beyond the breathtaking terrace: you will get to taste the delicacies of chef Elio Sironi along with your cocktail.