This month we’re in Milan to see what one of Europe’s youngest craft beer scenes has to offer. Located in the trendy Carmagnola area (via Carmagnola 5, 20159 Milano), Blu delivers the perfect combination of great food and beer in a trendy setting that will make hipsters feel right at home.
Variety of Beers
Quality certainly comes before quantity when it comes to Blu’s beer offering, as St. Stefanus takes centre stage as the restaurant’s feature specialty beer. And if you’re feeling like something a little different, a large selection of wine and cocktails is also available. (2/5)
Quality of Beers
Blu makes up for its modest variety by offering only the highest quality beers, with St. Stefanus at the heart of it. (5/5)
Blu offers a great variety of dishes for all kinds of tastes, and adventurous types will enjoy the delightful roast octopus with potato puree and Jerusalem artichoke. Those with a hearty appetite can take on the speciality ‘cotolettona’ pork dish. (5/5)
A true hipster hotspot. Enjoy listening to the DJ as you sip on a cool glass of St. Stefanus and soak up the energy of Milan. (5/5)
Great, attentive service. The owner loves to step out onto the floor and ensure that his customers are getting the best possible experience, and advising on the best dishes on the menu. (5/5)
Fluorescent lighting accentuates the bar’s slick, simplistic feel. There is also an outside area that is always packed with people enjoying the music with a good beer. (5/5)
With its quirky ambience and sleek design, Blu is a home away from home for Milan’s hipsters. And with a great quality offering of food and drink, you can’t blame them. Have you been there? How did you rate it? Where would you go for a great beer in Milan?