Camporino in Galleria Milan

Image by Katharina Ziche

Camporino in Galleria – To the roots of Campari

If you enjoy travelling in time, I’m sure you will appreciate the birth place of the infamous Campari, as much as I do. The original founder of the Camporino Bar, Davide Campari, was actually born in the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery! This is my all-time favorite pit stop next to the Duomo for a quick drink.

Every time you grab a drink there, it feels like you are stepping into old Milan. You thought the only true Italian aperitif drink, is Aperol Spritz? Learn your lesson here and come out as a true insider: Negroni, Sbagliato, Americano…find your preferred version among all of these Italian favorites in a beautiful 1920s art deco setting.

The best part about it: if you order directly at the bar inside (instead of getting ripped off by sitting down on one of their Galleria tables), the very fair price starting at € 5 per drink (including snack buffet) allows you to try them all.

Despite its location, you will still rub shoulders with many locals popping in for a quick drink. In my eyes, Camporino is a true insider in the least expected location.

My top tip: try the Campari Spritz instead of the Aperol Spritz, it’s a bit less sweet and a lot cooler!

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Details about this spot



Galleria Vittorio Emanuele angolo Piazza Duomo, Milan

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Opening Times

Tue - Sun 07:15 - 20:40


Campari spritz: € 7


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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)