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The Manzoni Restaurant

3.5
3.5
36 Reviews
€51 and over
Italian

A formal dining experience in the centre of Milan. Tom Dixon design meets Italian cuisine, expressed in a Restaurant, Showroom and Shop.

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Booked 2 times today
  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch
    Mon–Sat 12:00–15:30
    Dinner
    Mon–Thu 18:30–23:30
    Fri, Sat 18:30–19:30

  • Phone number

    02 8909 4348

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

Menu

At present, we do not have menu information for this restaurant. Please see their website or wait to visit the restaurant to learn more.

What 36 people are saying

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3.5
3.5 based on recent ratings
  • 3.5Food
  • 3.5Service
  • 3.9Ambience
  • 3.3Value

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  1. GD

    GiulioD

    Milan

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 December 2021

    overall2food3service2ambience3

    overpriced. rapporto qualità/prezzo non giustificata

  2. GE

    GiadaE

    Hungary

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 November 2021

    overall1food1service4ambience1

    Terrificante mai trovata così male in un ristorante. Servizio attento e camerieri tutti gentilissimi. Il cibo l’ho avanzato tutto, tagliolini al tartufo mandati indietro perchè freddi e tornati riscaldati al microonde.

  3. AL

    ALESSANDROP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 November 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    locale moderno adatto per pranzi/cene di lavoro Ottimi menu

  4. j

    jsnprns

    San Francisco

    20 reviews

    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on 9 November 2021

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    The pasta with calamari was among the best I’ve ever had; the sea bass was very good but the second order was just slightly fishy tasting. I’d give this place 4.6 stars but I rounded up…

  5. NL

    NikL

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 November 2021

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    Locale molto curato dove il divertimento è assicurato! Ottimo cibo e atmosfera da vero club milanese. Lo consiglio per chi voglia fare una serata alternativa con cena e musica.

  6. CL

    CatherineL

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 November 2021

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    Avoid this restaurant - do NOT waste your time and money. I should have read the reviews before booking as many experienced the same problems as I did. 1) Food: It was very basic and not tasty. The presentation was also very poor. The 36 euros Milanese veal cutlet showed up alone on a plate with a piece of lemon. The side salad was a small bunch of leaves straight out of a grocery bag with no vinaigrette. The 20 euros fried zucchinis consisted of 4 fried balls (dried up inside) and presented alone on a plate. 2) Service: That was the worst part. The waiter refused to take our coats and stared at us while we were fumbling with our umbrellas and asking him what to do. He was not knowledgeable at all about the food, he had no idea how to work in a restaurant, and he was overtly rude. The main plates for 2 people in our party arrived before the appetizers for the other 2. Then we waited forever for the main plates. I complained to the restaurant manager and all I got was a blank stare. I thought that perhaps he didn't speak english. At the end of the meal, before we left, I spoke to the manager again and realised that indeed he spoke english. He listened to my feedback, didn't say a word, turned around and left us. 3) Space & decor: The restaurant is much smaller than on the pictures. It is long and narrow, and has no ambience. It was also relatively empty - no surprise given the bad food and poor service. All and all, I am very disappointed in that experience. I had only a few nights in Milan and wasted an opportunity to try something better. I think that Tom Dixon should not lend his name to this venture.

  7. CF

    CarolineF

    Milan

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 November 2021

    overall2food2service4ambience4

    L’ambiance est agréable mais en dehors de notre entrée et cocktail le reste des plats soit manquait de goût soit ne correspondait pas à ce qui était proposé (ex : tiramisu à la mangue sans mangue ou glace vanille remplacé par du chocolat sans prévenir) les pâtes étaient fades et les desserts vraiment pas bon ! Ensemble décevant pour le prix !

  8. MP

    MassimoP

    Hong Kong

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 October 2021

    overall1food2service2ambience3

    L’unica nota positiva è il design de ristorante, e il dj set. Il servizio è amatoriale, il cibo è arrivato freddo ed era in se insipido. Porzioni piccolissime. Il prezzo dei vini è proposto con un multiplo assurdo. Molto caro per cibo, vino e servizio.

  9. C

    Cricarrara

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 October 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Cibo fresco e di qualità, esteticamente invitante e servizio veloce e preciso.

  10. CE

    ClaudiaE

    London

    10 reviews

    1.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 11 October 2021

    overall1food1service1ambience3

    Based on past reviews and pitures of the interior of the restaurant, we chose to have dinner at The Manzoni during our Milan stay. As it was our last evening in Italy, we were looking forward to a pleasant food experience. Unfortunately, it turned out to be one of our worst ecperiences for a while. While friendly, service is slow and waiters dustracred. Taste of food is nothing special, and portions on the small side. They even charge EUR 10 per person for the coperta! Based on our experience, we would not recommend this restaurant to anybody. Very expensive for what you get.

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 October 2021

    overall3food1service2ambience2

    the menu is very small ... .. the dishes do not always correspond to the description given and the waiters are distracted and unprepared

  12. MR

    MortenR

    Milan

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 October 2021

    overall1food2service2ambience3

    Food was cold, service really bad In the bathrooms everything was broken - only one tap out of three worked Place seemed worn down and the staff didn’t know what they were doing

  13. IN

    InesN

    Milan

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 September 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Atmosfera con stile, cibi creativi, di alta qualità e preparati con cura. La presentazione stupenda. Torneremo presti!

  14. F

    Franci

    Milan

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2021

    overall3food3service4ambience4

    Location sicuramente d’impatto, servizio molto cordiale, ma sicuramente il rapporto qualità-prezzo è sproporzionato (diciamo che si paga la location). Pesce fresco, ma piatti poco ricercati. Forse più per turisti.

  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 10 October 2020

    overall4food5service3ambience4

    Food was excellent, as was the decor. Service was hit and miss through the evening. One waiter was attentive at the start, helpful and pleasant, but head waiter who was meant to be attending us was the opposite - not attentive, unhelpful and a bit miserable. Shame as everything else was good. Also seemed we were out of the way from the rest of the diners. We had a table in the back of the restaurant amongst 2-3 other seated tables, but once they left we were on our own for the best part of 2 hours and not really attended to as much as the larger groups in the main section of the restaurant.

  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Milan

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 February 2020

    overall3food5service2ambience3

    Good food but expensive.

  17. MD

    MarcoD

    Milan

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 21 February 2020

    overall3food5service3ambience2

    Unfortunately even if booked in advance we had to wait long for our table and remember them several time when we could sit. We were on the way to give up! Nice atmosphere but very high music, perfect for a date but not for business

  18. R

    Rikij24

    Milan

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 February 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    inizio serata un po’ incerto: Su nostra richiesta siamo stati fatti accomodare al tavolo 5 minuti prima dell’orario di inizio servizio previsto (18.30). La richiesta era dovuta alla necessità di finire la cena per le 19.45 in modo da arrivare in orario per l’inizio dell’opera alla vicina Scala. Il nostro ingresso antipasto ha parecchio innervosito il maitre in quanto erano ancora in corso delle modifiche nella preparazione della sala. Ci può stare ma il cliente non deve essere messo in imbarazzo.. tra l’altro non ci sono nemmeno stare prese le giacche.. Per fortuna poi la cena è proseguita molto bene.. gentile il personale e ottima la cucina con una menzione particolare per i dolci.

  19. K

    Katherine20

    Milan

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Locale molto bello , accogliente. Personale molto gentile e simpatico

  20. AL

    ALXL

    Amsterdam

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 January 2020

    overall2food1service2ambience1

    The location is beautiful, obviously with the design pièces of Tom Dixon but unfortunately the atmosphere is really cold. The DJ used to mix old commercial songs revisited in remix. The food was very not qualitative, i could say that it was dramatic. When you are in Italy you have the feeling that you are going to eat marvelously and this is not the case, here unfortunately. If you want to see and be seen, the place is ok but for 250 euros of final invoice for 3 people with just a starter, a main plate and one glass of wine... it's a bit hard if the taste of your food is not good. Sorry Manzoni's team but you should check your critics and try to improve

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 January 2020

    overall5food3service5ambience2

    Little bit disappointed by the ambience and the unexceptional crowd

  22. SC

    SashaC

    Seattle

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 16 December 2019

    overall2food1service1ambience2

    The ambience is very cold, no personality. The food was overpriced and mediocre.

  23. EH

    EnriqueH

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 December 2019

    overall2food3service2ambience1

    Impossibile parlare Pseudo musica assordante. Non si riusciva a parlare Qualità del cibo mediocre Rapporto qualità/prezzo ingiustificato, a 50 metri sì mangia molto meglio spendendo meno. L’altra sera: Un pesce Una cotoletta 1 acqua minerale 0,375 ml di vino bianco 110,00€ Posto da dimenticare e da sconsigliare

  24. SH

    SarahH

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 December 2019

    overall3food3service5ambience3

    Place is nice and beautiful, service is very good, but no ambiance in the restaurant, so it’s feel cold. The food was ok but nothing incredible and nothing feeling like Italian taste. We were expecting something more generous and delicious for the food.

  25. RN

    RadoslavaN

    Milan

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 November 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Best modern and fancy place in Milan i’ve ever seen! Love the design, food is outstanding, very cosy for dinner!

  26. AS

    AlexanderS

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 November 2019

    overall1food2service1ambience3

    After reading a fantastic review in Wallpaper magazine and having always admired Tom Dixon’s work I was eager to visit this restaurant. Looking at the website promised much. I invited friends from both the UK and Milan to join us. On arrival we were led to a table at the most distant point from the entrance which was pretty much in darkness. No offer was made to take our coats. We were then just left there. After 10 minutes of waiting we decided that the table was not suitable and eventually spoke to a member of staff who put us in a more inviting part of the restaurant- just as well as a party was held in the room at the end which got pretty raucous! After 50 minutes we got an aperitif and our menu choices were taken. We ordered appetisers and primi dishes to start! I have had better risotto in Wildwood! One couple ordered their primi. 15 minutes later they were told their choice was no longer available. We decided not to order a secondi. I got the bill , spoke to the maitre d’ and expressed our disappointment. 10% was knocked off the bill and a drink offered! We were all underwhelmed by the whole experience. Such a massive shame. Maybe it’s early days ?!?!?

  27. DL

    DenaL

    London

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 9 November 2019

    overall2food2service1ambience2

    So disappointing, no one met us we had to find someone to register our booking. Told to wait at the bar but many free tables. Food uninspiring and expensive, no atmosphere and service slow. I took my son as a treat thinking it would be similar to the Coal Office and we left as such a bad experience

  28. T

    Twist

    New York Area

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on 7 November 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Every dish was great. Sophisticated menu and reasonable wine list. Wonderful service.

  29. J

    Johndan

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 6 November 2019

    overall3food4service4ambience3

    We booked after the opera because it was close and one of the few places open. At first although there were other open tables we were seated right across from the toilets. We were moved away but then realized that their front door kept opening uncontrollably blasting nearby diners. The decor is usually cited as a plus but we found it to be designery corporate. The bathroom was so high concept I couldn’t figure out to turn on the faucet. The food was quite good, sometimes excellent but it was spoiled by the wait staff trying to hurry us through our dinner so they could go home.

  30. AS

    AlinaS

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 4 November 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    An amazing experience. Thank you to the team for looking after us so well.

  31. EZ

    EldarZ

    Milan

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 October 2019

    overall2food1service3ambience5

    Very bad cuisine. Interesting design but It’s not necessary in it if your food is bad

  32. AP

    AllanP

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 October 2019

    overall5food4service4ambience5

    Cool place and lively ambiance. Friday particular fun.

  33. e

    emanuele0208

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 September 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Ottimo ristorante sia in termini di qualità della cucina che di atmosfera

  34. A

    Ateliergirl23

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 August 2019

    overall5food3service4ambience5

    Vi cobsiglio di proporre Un menu più ricercato e meno tradizionale.

  35. EL

    EmanueleL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 June 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great experience, beautiful design of the restaurant and quality of the food

  36. PC

    PrankCat

    Hawaii

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 11 April 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    予約して、オープンテーブルからリマインダーも来ましたが、当日店に行きましたが、貸切で予約聞いていないと調べもせずに断られました。 ミラノサローネ期間中で他のレストランを探すのに苦労しました。 こんな店は登録しないで欲しい。 ペックカフェが100倍良かった。

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The Manzoni Restaurant is rated 3.5 stars by 36 OpenTable diners.

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Booked 2 times today
Google Map for The Manzoni Restaurant

Via Alessandro Manzoni 5 Milano, Milan 20121

  • Area

    Centro Storico

  • Hours of Operation

    Lunch
    Mon–Sat 12:00–15:30
    Dinner
    Mon–Thu 18:30–23:30
    Fri, Sat 18:30–19:30

  • Cuisines

    Italian

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

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