For the fun loving travellers, a night on the town in Milan might be the perfect way to see the pulse that keeps the culture and creativity alive. Not only is this a fashionable city, but the beautiful people line up for the after hours fun and Milan nightlife. Whether you want to enjoy dancing at one of the many dance clubs, or step over to one of the many Milan bars, you can find something do every night of the week and into the early hours. Milan pubs are friendly too, and night life here is always interesting.
Milan Nightlife Travel Guide
Because of the creative atmosphere, you may find that the real ‘action’ of the night doesn’t begin until way after your normal bedtime. You may want to enjoy a later dinner in one of the many restaurants before heading over the various night clubs to dance until dawn. This later lifestyle is the norm in Italy; Milan Clubs are no exception and you will realize quickly that people like to have fun, a lot of fun. Don’t want to drink? No problem, just find a spot on the dance floor and enjoy the music and watch the nightlife. Your hotel can advise you on the location of the night spots and it may be that you’ll want them to advise you too on getting home safely.
1. Blue Note
Via Borsieri 37 Phone: 02/69016888
Like its New York branch, the Blue Note offers evening concerts in blues, jazz, and rock usually starting at 9 pm and 11.30 pm in the Isola Area of Milan. It is often advisable to book tickets ahead of your arrival as this is a much sought after venue. Much of the time, you can also enjoy wine tasting as a part of your evening.
2. Café l’Atlantique
Viale Umbria 42 Phone: 02/55193906
This club is for the young and hip-either in reality or at heart-with a late crowd that dances into the night. Closed on Mondays, this club offers a Sunday Brunch for the Saturday night crowd-plenty to tide you over until Tuesday.
Via Brera 32 Phone: 02/876723
Located near to the local art school, this bar has become a popular place for art students and creative types. If you like a more comfortable and subdued atmosphere to your Milan nightlife Italy offers you Giamaica – which might be the place for you to spend your evenings. You might find fortune tellers and local vendors along the way that can give even more character to your night on the town.
4. La Banque
Via Bassano Porrone 6 Phone: 02/86996565
For the more expensive evening, La Banque is the place for chic fashion and luxury. This establishment includes a bar, restaurant and dance venue, so you can spend an entire evening in one place, if you’d like.
Via Castelbarco 11 Phone: 02/58310682
Known for its Latin music as well as revival nights, this is a fun place and a great place to get onto a dance floor and let loose. Although other kinds of music are also heard at this dance club, Propaganda is close to the university and has a younger crowd to mingle with.