The Dolce&Gabbana Martini Bar

Couture Coffee

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I was immediately excited when I found out about the Dolce&Gabbana Martini Bar and equally worried about how much a pretty little coffee was going to set me back. Feeling like I deserved a treat, I strutted on down to Corso Venezia, the heart of all things gold and glamorous in Milan.  

The winding staircase at the Dolce&Gabbana designed Martini Bar

The winding staircase at the Dolce&Gabbana designed Martini Bar

Walking through the door was like stepping inside how I've always imagined a swish cocktail bar from the 1950's to be like.

Vintage poster in the Martini Bar  

Vintage poster in the Martini Bar  

Making Martini's

Making Martini's

BAM! Latin Jazz! Super high shine glossy black walls. Flashes of red coming from the classic Martini logo. A dragon mosaic that weaves between tables across the floor. 

Dolce&Gabbana Martini Bar menu

Dolce&Gabbana Martini Bar menu

I sat down and ordered a 'Nutellino', a double espresso, with Nutella, whipped cream and chopped toasted hazelnuts sprinkled with chocolate.

The 'Nutellino'

The 'Nutellino'

It arrived looking delicious alongside a complimentary tier of a load of different biscuits.  I ate all the biscuits pretty quickly but savored my coffee.

Biscuit tier at the Dolce&Gabbana Bar

Biscuit tier at the Dolce&Gabbana Bar

I got chatting to the resident sommelier who kindly offered to show me around, all that for €4.50! Take me back!           

The Martini Bar

The Martini Bar

 

Jxx

More Couture Coffee from Gucci and Armani

Armani Caffe

Couture Coffee

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For the second round of espresso shots in the 'Couture Coffee' series I stopped by the Emporio Armani Caffe in Milan for a quick cupa. 

Outside view of the Emporio Armani Caffe

Outside view of the Emporio Armani Caffe

Situated in the heart of the fashion district in Milan near San Babila,  its hard to miss the glittering red lights draped from the windows. 

The menu inside the Emporio Armani Caffe

The menu inside the Emporio Armani Caffe

I took a seat in the glass walled area and checked out the menu. I ordered a 'Marocchino', an espresso with hot milk and chocolate powder and scoffed the complimentary chocolate and amaretto.

Coffee and treats at Armani  

Coffee and treats at Armani  

Feeling the vibes, I  bopped along to the deep house that played, watched the men in suits talk business and took some sneaky pictures on the sly.

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The coffee, at €4.50 was pretty tasty and the atmosphere was nice and chilled with a good soundtrack. I left feeling that I needed a well tailored suit in my life and a pair of shades. I put the Armani sugar packet in my pocket as a souvenir and was on my way.  

 

Jxx