Milan has many fine dining restaurants with unique décor attracting the crème de la crème of fashion industry and the like. Indulge yourself in the top fine dining restaurants in Milan and you might not want to come back.
The restaurant located at Viale Monte Grappa 12 features Italian sushi cuisine. The restaurant has a surreal and bizarre theme and serves playful cuisine prepared by Moreno Cedroni who is a two-Michelin-starred chef. His creation Flower Child Sushi inspired by Japanese original sushi uses carnaroli rice, Burrata cheese instead of seaweed or wasabi and Italian extra-virgin olive oil. The dishes feature unique flavors including Pheasant & Swordfish “shabu shabu” with pineapple and mint sauce, yellow pepper, radiche and sour cream. Another popular dish is Deer & Amberjack served with Jerusalem artichokes sauce, candied cherries and salsify with Piña Colada.
Armani / Nobu
The restaurant is located in the Emporio Armani Store in Via Gastone Pisoni 1. It specializes in Japanese cuisine which has a Latin American influence. The restaurant combines sushi with the fashion design industry of Italy. Many fashion celebrities throng here to savor the innovative cuisine. The lounge bar is located on the ground floor where one can sip sake, signature cocktails and wines with sushi delicacies. The first floor has a sophisticated ambiance with a menu prepared by Nobuyuki Matsuhisa. If you want to throw a party for your friends, Armani/Privé space is the place where you can hire party planning experts for a special event.
IL Luogo Di Aimo E Nadia
Located at Via Privata Raimondo Montecuccoli 6, the restaurant is famed for its Traditional Tuscan cuisine. This family run restaurant owned by Aimo and Nadia has been awarded two Michelin stars and is a popular favorite among the locals. The unique tasting menu samples the delectable flavors of Tuscany. The most popular dishes include ‘raw tartar of wild hare with red chicory and celeriac’ and ‘fantasy of Tuscan suckling pig with apple compote and chestnut flour cake’. Abstract art work adorns the walls and the service is flawless.
With a Seafood cuisine, this simple and stylish restaurant located at Via Pasquale Sottocorno 6 attracts the elegant crowd of Milan. It is a 15 minute drive from the historical center. Orlando Bloom and Giorgio Armani are among the frequent visitors. If you are not star struck, the décor is something not to be missed: bookshelves, celadon-colored walls and a mosaic floor. Try the linguine tossed with scampi and zucchini flowers. The starters feature a pizza slice topped with anchovies. The main course meal features linguine with scampi and zucchini flowers and lobster spaghetti. The delightful desserts include chocolate, hazelnut and pear tarte, Italian mille- feuilles, raspberries, English custard tarte and a lot more.
Located at Via Victor Hugo 4, Cracco named after Chef Carlo Cracco features Italian Nouveau cuisine. It is a two Michelin star restaurant and the most awarded in Milan. It ranks 71st in 100 best restaurants awards by San Pellegrino. The egg yolk spaghetti with chili, garlic and olive oil is quite popular. The black cod glazed with coffee, honey and broccoli and Oyster cooked with salt, figs and sage butter are equally scrumptious. The restaurant cellar has a collection of 2000 fine wines selected by an expert sommelier.
IL Teatro Restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel
Located at Via Gesù 6/8, this gourmet restaurant with the backdrop of Il Patio Garden of the Hotel serves Italian cuisine. It is famed for its brunches. If you want to learn the secret recipes and dine with the Chef Sergio Mei, the Chef’s Table is also offered. The menu is prepared every day with fresh Italian ingredients. The restaurant also offers cooking classes for those who are interested in learning the culinary art of Italy. The menu features Milanese-Style Risotto with Porcini, Greek Salad with Rice and Tempura Shrimp and a lot more.
The restaurant is located at Via Ascanio Sforza 77 featuring a Modern Italian Cuisine. Chef Claudio Sadler reinvents traditional dishes. The restaurant is two Michelin starred and is also listed in ‘Le Sorte’. The three private dining rooms are interconnected with architectural partitions of wood panels and mythological floral scenes. The prix fixe menu features goose liver terrine with nuts and raisins, Pasta course with squid and mango risotto, Tuscan style grilled swordfish, slow-cooked veal cheek with celery puree and many other delectable dishes.
Dolce & Gabbana Gold
The first restaurant by the leading fashion house is located at Via Carlo Poerio, 2/A. Gold is a coffee room, restaurant and a cocktail bar. The gold interiors attract fashionistas with a taste for luxurious service and Sicilian specialties. The main course features amberjack fillets with sage and bacon and roasted turbot sandwich with savoy cabbage parcel, creamy potatoes and crustacean sauce among others. Pasta dishes include homemade chocolate ravioli stuffed with braised duck with herb butter and Parmesan Cheese, Sicilian maccheroni with pumpkin cream with turnip tops and creamy mozzarella while desserts menu features ‘sacher sphere with apricot jelly cream and bitter chocolate sauce’ and ‘chestnut cream iced mousse with rum and white chocolate’.