Let’s admit it, we are always looking for new places to take the perfect picture to impress our followers and Milan, with its bars, lends itself perfectly for this! There are bars for all the tastes and all the styles that offer the perfect place to take some really refined pictures, or where you can take pictures of instagrammable dishes!
Here a selection of 10 bars with a very nice design, where you can take a break and shoot the perfect image to post in your feed. Ready for the Instagram tour of Milano’s bars?
BAR LUCE – FONDAZIONE PRADA
The pastel tones of the blue and pink reconstruct the atmosphere of a typical coffee shop of the old Milan in the Fifties and Sixties. The bar was designed by the film director Wes Anderson in order to recreate a place where you can sit to chat, read, eat, drink, and I would say that it seems designed just to make the perfect Instagram photos!
Largo Isarco, 2
Inside the Galleria d’arte Moderna of Milan there is a bar in the South wing of the villa, which offers an intimate atmosphere and it is immersed in the green as if we were in a greenhouse. Glass windows and bistro-style tables, plants, and original details that date back to ‘700. If your Instagram feed has more natural and soft tones, you can create the perfect shot in this bar!
Via Palestro, 16
Fans of macha tea, here’s your paradise! 5 cafe in the heart of Milan, all focused on the magical Japanese green tea. The bars are characterised by floral wallpapers and provide colourful dishes typical of Japanese cuisine mixed with a touch of the modernity of Milan.
If you like tea, edamame, avocado and raw fish, this is the place for you!
Viale Francesco Crispi, 15 | Viale Col di Lana 5 | Viale Piave, 33 | Piazza Gae Aulenti, 1
ROSA & CO
Key word: pink! Chairs, walls, led lettering, stuffed animals… everything is absolutely pink. Accompanied by marble tables and light in the shape of balloons, the local is unquestionably suitable for Instagram lovers, especially if you want to colour your gallery. The bar specialises in bubble tea, but also offers coffee and sweet and savoury food.
Corso Garibaldi, 16
Especially known for its panettone, the Marchesi is a bakery that knows how to get recognised. Already from the outside you will feel an atmosphere from the early years of the ‘900 and, when entering, we have the ability to live it to the fullest while sitting on comfortable and colourful armchairs, surrounded by a special atmosphere. Confetti and mignon pastry are at the order of the day.
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II
ARABESQUE CULT STORE & CAFÉ
If you are looking for elegance and sophistication, this is the place for you.The cafe accompanies the boutique where you can find vintage clothing, perfumes and old jewellery. The bar is characterised by a design from the Fifties with velvet armchairs, paper lamps with a soft light that warm the environment. The peculiarity of the place is the reading room next to the bar, where you can relax, read a book, and of course, take a picture!
Largo Augusto, 10
Simplicity and relaxation are transmitted by the minimalism of the walls and the crockery, combined with the green plants that surround and fill the space, creating a moroccan environment with a touch of modern. Try their hummus of chickpeas while you decide the best angle where to take the perfect picture.
Viale Piave, 17
Changing definitely tones, this bar offers an urban alternative where to spend a special evening. The walls are full of graffiti, coloured metal chairs and exposed brick walls that give a youthful and stylish New Yorker look, even if it is a Japanese tapas bar. The manga characters and the depictions of rap celebrities, console Pac-Man in front of the bar, the bowling pins used as ornaments and baths in which it seems to be in a comic book.
Via Archimede, 14
Modern and contemporary at the same time, with glass windows and high ceilings, coloured stool and chairs that recall the floral style of the place and floors and tables made of wood. The central countertop catches the attention and offers delicious croissants, but the local can also be used for buffet lunches and as a cafeteria. The dark walls go wonderfully well with the colours of the flowers which are always present inside the bar.
Via Galileo Galilei, 2
THE DOPING CLUB
Here’s how to be in England while staying in Milan! We are in the boutique Hotel The Yard which conveys the sensation of being in a club for gentlemen of ancient London. The bar offers the same feeling, leather seating, vintage items, magazines and art books arranged on the tables available to customers.
The Yard Hotel, Piazza Ventiquattro Maggio, 8
Article by Veronica Ambrosetti