The best coffee shops in Milan

The best spots for coffee in Milan.

There's no shortage of places to get great Italian coffee in Milan and the standard is consistently high, so you won't go far wrong, just as long as you follow Italian coffee etiquette. But if you are looking for a spot to relax and enjoy an excellent cup of the dark stuff then here are a few our of favourite spots.


The cafè up on the first floor this Milanese institution serves up a wide range of beans roasted specially for them.

Via Spadari 9, Via Spadari, 9, 20123 Milan, Tel. +39 (0) 2 802 3161,

peck cafe Milan 


With a decadent Art Deco interior, this is elegant historic cafè is reminiscent of 'old Milan'. Taveggia is a great place to grab a coffee and pastry in the morning or something savoury in the afternoon.

Via Uberto Visconti di Modrone, 2, 20122 Milan, Tel. +39 (0) 2 7628 0856,

Bar TaveggiaBar Taveggia

Pasticceria Cucchi

Order a coffee, chill out and people watch at this beautiful old-school pasticceria (cake shop) set in a peaceful neighbourhood square.

Corso Genova 1, 20123, Milan, Tel. +39 (0) 2 8940 9793,

Pasticceria Cucchi Bar Cucchi, source: Twitter

Camparino Bar in Galleria

This small bar in Galleria Vittoria Emanuele II beside Piazza Duomo is famous for its aperitivo drinks. It also serves a mean caffeè macchiato. Make sure you drink standing up like the locals to ensure to avoid tourist charges.

Piazza Duomo 21, 20121, Milan, Tel. +39 (0) 2 8646 4435,

Camparino in GalleriaCamparino in Galleria, source: 

Gogol Cafe

This cool cafe-come-bookshop in Tortona is a the perfect place to enjoy a creamy cappuccino whilst relaxing on a sofa with your favourite read.

Via Savona, 101, 20144 Milano, Tel. +39 (0) 2 4547 0449,

Books in Gogol cafe

1 Peck
2 Taveggia
3 Pasticceria Cucchi
4 Camparino Bar in Galleria
5 Gogol Cafe

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