The Best Truly Local Bars in Milan

If you were a drink, what kind of drink would you be? A modest but honest after-work beer? A mustache-twirlingly innovative craft IPA? A delicate artisanal wine? Perhaps a flashy cocktail with a memorable name? Milan has a local, hand-picked bar for you no matter what glass you come in. Our locals have your back, so buckle up, for the night is long and full of wonders.

1930 – Speakeasy

1930 – Speakeasy

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“1930” is a ‘secret’ speakeasy bar located in Milan – a cosy place to have superbly made drinks with live music, delicious tartare…

Full Article by Matteo Carini

Ajoblanco – Hip aperitivo & dinner alternative

Ajoblanco – Hip aperitivo & dinner alternative

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“Ajoblanco” is the perfect restaurant to enjoy Spanish tapa in Milan. The ambience & decor? Trendy and traditional. Protip: better enjoyed with friends!

Full Article by Ivan Kalinov

Al Coccio – Chill beer and attitude

Al Coccio – Chill beer and attitude

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“Al Coccio” in Milan serves everything in terracotta cups. It’s definitely the best spot in Navigli to grab a bite. I always go for the chavre chaud salad.

Full Article by Susanna Baggio

Backdoor43 – Through a neo-Victorian whiskey glass

Backdoor43 – Through a neo-Victorian whiskey glass

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“Backdoor43” in Milan is life experienced through a whiskey glass. This is the smallest bar in the world. 3 people maximum for each session, booked in advance.

Full Article by Matteo Banchi

Bar Basso – The home of Negroni Sbagliato

Bar Basso – The home of Negroni Sbagliato

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“Bar Basso” in Milan still serves aperitivo the old-fashioned way. Come here to taste the original ‘Negroni Sbagliato’. Get ready to go back in time here.

Full Article by Susanna Baggio

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