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Di Viole di Liquirizia

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Via Madonnina 10, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8909 2201
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13:00 - 19:30
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Mon 13:00 - 19:30
Tue - Sun 09:00 - 19:30
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A delightful little patiserie, Di Viole di Liquirizia located in the heart of Brera at Via Madonnina, a quaint little cobbled street, just of the main road. Managed by the friendly, vivacious chef herself, the freshly baked cakes, pastries and cookies are absolutely delicious! Seating is limited to about 3 - 4 tables but if you are looking for a... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A very nice place, in Brera area; very good to chill and relax with friends/ just solo. The waitresses are very nice and helpful; the cakes are absolutely delicious... love it!

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Turkey
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

this is a small pastry shop in the Brera area and a good opportunity to catch a break from all that sightseeing (and shopping!). The shop is small with limited seating inside and one or two tables situated outside. They produce their own cakes, cupcakes, etc. which are all tasty! We tried the ricotta cheesecake which was quite delicious! The... More 

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Thank 2bwyou
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

The cafè is really beautiful, in the heart of Brera and very nicely furnished! The cheesecake is absolutely delicious - not easy too find such a good cheesecake in Milan! - and it is a great place for coffee / tea in general. Only downside, they have very few tables but waiting a bit is definitively worth it!

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Thank Alessia D
Milan, Italy
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

I tried the cupcakes of "Di viole di Liquirizia" after I read an article that recommended this place as the best cupcakes store of Milan. The cupcakes have a very nice presentation and they taste very good. The dough is very smooth. They are not the cheapest sweets, neither the most expensive. I recommend them to the fans of cupcakes.

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Thank UnSimpluCalator
Moscow, Russia
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

I had a coffee here. It was really cosy and nice, apple pie and all others were great! Free wi-fi is available.

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Thank Maria M
Milan, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2015

What else can I say? The place is adorable, although totally minuscule, but we managed to squeeze in and find a table by the window that could fit 3. We had tea and cupcakes and it was all very nice. The cupcakes were really good, the atmosphere was that of a lovely tea room with pillows to sit on by... More 

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Naples, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

Just visited Milan and (based on good reviews on TA) stopped by this place after a day at Parco Sempione. As there were no seats inside, nor available tables outside, my wife placed an order "to go." We were disappointed we couldn't sit anywhere (as we had 2 toddlers with us, and were looking to rest our feet after chasing... More 

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Thank Tom B
Olomouc, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

I've never had a more beautiful and tastier cupcake. With excellent coffee and smiling service. I'd love to come back here once again.

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Thank Iveta K
Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014

I love this place because it's very cute, very girly and feminine. They have the best croissants in all of Italy. I like their cakes and mini cupcakes. They offer a lunch with a very limited tiny menu that changes every day such as a ceaser salad, quiche, or scrambled eggs. I almost always enjoy the music they have playing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 19:30
Monday
13:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:30
Thursday
09:00 - 19:30
Friday
09:00 - 19:30
Saturday
09:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Madonnina 10, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Brera
  • Neighbourhood: Brera
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8909 2201

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Brera
Brera captures the real essence of the city. It is an excellent mix between history and modernity, where tradition meets innovation. Here design and beauty reign. On Via Brera there are the famous Pinacoteca (galleries), the National Gallery of Modern and Antique Art, and the Academy of Fine Arts. Interior design boutiques and intellectual cafes are typical of the district. Walking along Via Madonnina is a must to admire the architecture of buildings and the design stores. On Sundays, going to the local market is an unmissable opportunity for fashion, style and art. Tucked away, there is the Orto Botanico di Brera botanical garden that seems like a painting framed in an ancient fairy structure. Last but not least, it’s worth a visit to Giardini Pubblici Indro Montanelli with its Planetarium, the Civico Museo di Storia Naturale (Natural History Museum).
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