The Exclusive Aperitivo that will Engulf your Senses

Aperitivo Milan Baglioni Hotels Photo by Claudia Tarquini

My personal experience at the Baglioni Hotel Carlton was unique thanks to the hospitality and kindness of the staff and the attention to detail so typical of the place and every dish and drink that is served there.

The aperitivo experience was a wonderful opportunity to spend a lovely evening in good company, enjoying accomplished cuisine in an exclusive yet welcoming environment.

The setting exuded a friendly, elegant atmosphere that enabled me to relax and enjoy the delicacies that were served.

The experience started with a cocktail suggested by the waiter, and the interesting feature of this drink was that it was served with an edible flower.

Aperitivo in Milan Photo by Claudia Tarquini

I was amazed at the first drink and was astounded every time they brought something to our table.

Aperitivo in Milan Photo by Claudia Tarquini

I began by sampling a Caprese salad accompanied by a few bites of grana padano, all served on a delightful platter.

Aperitivo in Milan Photo by Claudia Tarquini

I was then served a single platter of various small delicacies that whet my appetite just looking at them: quinoa with sun-dried tomatoes and a touch of mint, vitelotte potatoes with a pecorino fondue and black Venere rice with mixed vegetables.

A combination of delicious and delicate flavours.

Aperitivo in Milan Photo by Claudia Tarquini

The second drink also amazed me, not only because of wonderful taste, but also the attention to detail. I ordered a Rossini that looked sublime with a strawberry cut into the shape of a rose on the glass.

Rossini Aperitivo in Milan Photo by Claudia Tarquini

Dessert was just as incredible, and the waiter presented us with a huge variety – I really was spoilt for choice! I tried two chocolate cupcakes with fruit, one with blueberries and the other with mixed berries, a white chocolate dessert with strawberry coulis and passion fruit with white chocolate cream.

Dessert Aperitivo in Milan Photo by Claudia Tarquini

The Baglioni Hotel Carlton offers visitors something unique. Guests can sample marvellous dishes in an elegant and exclusive setting, and experience the authentic Milanese tradition of the aperitivo.

Caffe_Baglioni_Milan Official photo by Baglioni Hotels

The hotel is located right in the city centre, a stone’s throw from Via della Spiga, an area that epitomises Milanese luxury and fashion. The first thing that strikes you when you arrive is the elegance of the building. Nothing seems to have been left to chance and everything has been designed to create a unique atmosphere. The Baglioni Hotel Carlton is located close to the city’s central points of interest: Via Montenapoleone, the Cathedral and La Scala Theatre…. After a long stroll through the centre of Milan, there is nowhere better than the Baglioni Hotel Carlton to immerse yourself in the heart of Milanese life.

Claudia Tarquini is a Master’s student in communication and digital media. Living in Milan, she originally comes from Rome. She loves culture, reading and photography.

Concierge tip: For an informal business meeting, catching up with friends before the cinema or theatre or to simply relax after a day’s shopping in the centre, treat yourself to the pleasure of an exclusive aperitivo at the Baglioni Hotel Carlton.

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