The home of legendary coffee, you’ll find rich, dark espressos on every corner of Milan. Drink them standing up at the bar like a local and chow down on a freshly baked and flaky croissant.
As for where to get the best coffee in Milan? We’ve found the most incredible coffee shops in the city where you can soak up all that style – and the caffeine.
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Designed by film director Wes Anderson, this incredibly stylish cafe in art and culture complex Fondazione Prada is super-kitsch. Pastel furniture and a 1950s-1960s vibe makes it one of the coolest coffee shops in the city. Plus, the coffee itself is great.
This new “Starbucks Reserve” venue is so spectacular, so forward thinking and such an homage to coffee, that it’s quite simply one of the best coffee shops in Europe…
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This beautiful independent specialty coffee shop in Milan serves a rotating list of single origin espresso and filter coffees. They make incredible iced coffees that are perfect for cooling down with.
So much more than just a coffee shop, this stylish restaurant/bar/cafe has it all. Start your morning with an espresso, choosing from 8 different mixes and stop by later for a cocktail.
Cofficina was one of the first to represent the Italian Specialty Coffee Movement. They have a very clear vision about the coffee we want to serve: fresh selected beans, roasted to highlight the proper flavour of each micro-lots.
This iconic cafe bar has been a key part of Milan since 1915 and is still a go-to for locals and tourists. With beautiful architecture and a real sense of history, drinking a coffee here in the morning will always start your day off well.
Part coffee, part art gallery and part shop, the Moleskine Cafe is a literary lover’s dream. For those who want more privacy, smaller tables are available both in the bar area and in the quieter lounge area on the mezzanine.