A metropolis, a capital of fashion and design, however you care to describe Milan, it always seems to be on charming terms. Because it’s wonderful.
And thanks to these creative and industrial sectors, the city of Milan is very used to throwing cocktail parties.
We’ve scoured the city to find the very best venues. Because that’s what we do, and what we’re good at.
So in short, this article will guide you through our favourite cocktail party venues in Milan. So sit back, relax, and enjoy.
1) Charming and Historical Venue in Milan
Throw a party in the style of the renaissance at this historical cocktail party venue in Milan.
This stunning interior courtyard is a magical space filled with beautiful floral arrangements, a stone fountain, and beautiful examples of historic brickwork in the beautiful Bramante style.
It’s a former monastery that dates back to the 15th-century and a perfect place for a classy cocktail reception with a maximum capacity of up to 300 people.
2) Futuristic Venue for Hire in Milan
Alternatively, if you’re immune to the charms of history, how about this futuristic venue for hire in Milan?
We love the sliding partition feature and the ergonomic red furniture. It has a dynamic and well thought out lighting system for cocktail parties, and the whole place is set in white, like a true blank canvas.
The mezzanine has a gorgeous skylight for day events too, as well as a fully functional bar and kitchen. And finally, your party will have a capacity of up to 120 people.
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3) Bright and Industrial Space in Milan
We’ve seen some history and we’ve seen the future, now it’s time for something industrial. Ladies and gentleman, say hello to this bright space in Milan.
This spacious and bright venue is within a series of former factory buildings. It’s brilliant for creative companies that love edgy and hip party venues. We particularly love the large windows, tough sandstone coloured flooring and the off-white colouring of the walls.
This space here has a maximum capacity of 180 people. However, if you have grander plans in mind, you can combine the three factory spaces on the site for a super party with a maximum capacity of up to 1,000 people!
4) Vibrant Courtyard Terrace in Porta Genova
We’re throwing another new vibe at you, this time we’re in the outdoors with this vibrant courtyard terrace in Porta Genova!
It’s a sea of visual delights, from the multi-coloured furniture to the extravagant plants, to the bobbing beach ball lanterns.
This vision of ambience has up to 140m2 of space, which means you have a standing capacity of 100 people and 50 people in a private dining event.
5) Contemporary Cocktail Party Venue in Milan
Delight your guests with the contemporary design of this cocktail party venue in Milan.
You’ll love the jaunty pastoral colour motif against the combination of pale and black wood. When we add the plants we’ve got a very intelligently designed space with real depth.
In amongst this bright space and its tall ceilings, you’ll be able to host a standing event of 200 people, and a private dining event of up to 90 people.
6) Glamorous Party Space in Milan
Now for all you sophisticated readers out there, we’ve got this glamorous party space in Milan for you.
It’s a spacious attic space that has been turned into a nostalgic party palace. You’ll be charmed by the medley of browns and golds you see before you. In between the wooden floor and slanting roof you have some truly special furnishings and sparkling decor to enjoy.
Whether it’s a well-heeled cocktail reception or a crazy after-work party in Milan, this venue is completely versatile to your event needs.
7) Converted Industrial Space with Charm
Up next we have this converted industrial space with its understated charm.
When re-purposing a building, the easy and obvious thing to do is to redecorate. But we thank the foresight of this project. They’ve had the vision to leave the natural beauty of this space alone.
Its rustic and nostalgic charm is evident through its untidy walls and tarnished roof. All the better for hosting a hipster affair.
The venue is suited to seated dinners of up to 200 guests or cocktail parties for up to 400. Moreover, this space also comes with an internal courtyard which can be used to host larger events. Alternatively, these spaces can also be booked together to host a massive event of up to 1000 people.
8) Beautiful Blank Space in Milan
This beautiful blank space in Milan is a vision in its art-gallery white coat.
It has spaces for you to wander and explore such as the open second-floor that will allow you to purvey the glorious cocktail party you’ve created. We love the sheer blankness of it, making your night as well as the venue an open story, waiting to be told.
It’s a true blank canvas event space, so you can shape its form and function to suit the event you have in mind. And finally, it has a total capacity of 500 people!
9) Magnificent Venue in Milan with Panoramic Views
What we have for you next is a magnificent venue in Milan with panoramic views.
It’s a secret garden on top of a building that lets you see the rooftops of Milan in what promises to be a unique experience. You’ll have the joys of plush grass, charming flowers, curious artefacts, art installations and trinkets strewn around the place.
You’ll have a total capacity of 100 on this rooftop venue with a total surface area of 646m2. Finally, this outdoor terrace comes with excellent WiFi, AV equipment, optional catering, and wheelchair access.
10) Luminous Venue for Hire in Milan
You usually have to go to the beach to bask in something with this much glow. And yet, here we are. Feast your eyes on this luminous venue for hire Milan.
The exposed steel roof trusses and slanted skylights are jovial reminders of this venue’s industrial past. It’s an expansive and versatile place that invites you to really set your imagination free.
Over the whole 900m2 you can have it decorated and set up in any which way you like! And finally, it has a standing capacity of 900 people and a dining capacity of 450 people.
11) Impressive Historical Space in Milan
If you’re a fan of large arching windows, tall authentic bricks walls, a high wooden roof, and a sheer glass interior wall thrown in for good measure, you might just fall in love with this impressive historical space in Milan.
This venue is conveniently next to Chinatown. And is an industrial icon in the city, being the first factory in Milan to make trams.
It has a fully stocked bar, catering options, music equipment and a whole load more to make your cocktail party in Milan a special occasion.
12) Peaceful and Luminous Venue in Milan
Our final venue for you today is this peaceful and luminous venue in Milan.
The main space is made a charming mezzanine by the balcony that comes around three of its walls. It has large windows that breathe lots of natural light into the place. We also love the subtle furnishing such as the piano and the vintage clock that give the minimal place a sprinkling of character.
Amenity-wise, this loft comes with excellent WiFi, AV equipment, a projector and a kitchen for catering services. And finally, you’ll have a standing capacity of 100 people and a dining capacity of 70 people.
And there you have it, 12 of our favourite cocktail party venues in Milan. We’ve made sure to include all sizes and styles, so all comers ought to feel represented. If you haven’t quite seen what you need today, be sure to check out the rest of our after-work rooms in Milan on our platform.
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