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Favourite part of our trip - Thanks TravelMan

My friend booked our reservation at BackDoor 43 via text message after we saw it on Channel 4's... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom

Quality bar with a wide array of drinks and a fantastic host who is friendly and a alchemy genius... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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15 Nov 2018
“Favourite part of our trip - Thanks TravelMan”
5 Nov 2018
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Ripa di Porta Ticinese 43, 20143 Milan, Italy
Zone 6
+39 340 962 8890
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

My friend booked our reservation at BackDoor 43 via text message after we saw it on Channel 4's TravelMan; 48 hours in Milan. We were booked in at 7.30 for an hour and half booking. In this time we had 3 bespoke cocktails and one...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ShefGRG5
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Quality bar with a wide array of drinks and a fantastic host who is friendly and a alchemy genius A must visit if you are on the area

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Booked via What’s App having seen the Travel Man episode and then done a little research. Booking was easy and even when we were late due to being delayed into Milan nothing was too much trouble. Made the most of our 45 mins in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tim B
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Visited the bar as a result of watching Travel Man and was not disappointed. Our bartender was very knowledgeable about spirits and cocktails, made us some fantastic Negroni's. Highly recommend a visit here, we were fortunate enough to get a booking on a Friday night....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TonyCann
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for a early evening cocktail and in half an hour had two excellent drinks a dram of Italian single malt (aged in islay barrels) and a good conversation about Japanese knife design and cuisine. A barman was excellent and had the panache and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bosun s
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Saw this place on TV and we were really excited to go. We turned up last night and queued for 20 minutes in the rain, sure that it would be worth it. We finally got to the window to be served with still 90 minutes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank hughesie93
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

If your in Milan, this has to be top of your list of things to do. Make sure you reserve a couple of weeks in advance. I did it via WhatsApp. The bar is brilliant and staff friendly. Drinks amazing. 12 euro a drink but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Jonnym_7
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Love place. Great drinks, perfectly mixed with personalized paper glasses served in few minutes for you to enjoy on the Navigli at a ridiculously competitive price of 6€

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 804tatyanat
Reviewed 2 May 2018

this place is very famous because of it's secrets and also because of being so tiny.... you should discover it by yourself!!!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sina P
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Our bartender Mattia made some great cocktails for us, we're really glad we got to visit Backdoor 43 during our trip! If you plan on visiting Milan, try and make a reservation, it's really worth it!

Date of experience: March 2018
6  Thank Jeroen van W
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The Navigli is part of historic Milan. In the ancient
days, the entire city was linked with canals, similar
to Venice. Today, most of the canals are gone, but the
Navigli remains a canal-based neighborhood. There are
two major canals: Naviglio Pavese and Naviglio Grande.
The Naviglio Grande's bridges greet visitors at dusk
with an amazing view. The Navigli district specializes
in clubs, cafes, and vintage shops. Lifestyle reigns
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31 December 2018|
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Response from bosun s | Reviewed this property |
Lots of people mention booking in advance on Facebook. We just walked passed and arranged a slot with the barman in the bar next door.
12 October 2018|
Response from Pece_77 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I just saw your question. If you wrote on Friday then... yes it's definitely too late. Generally I reserve 2 weeks in advance. You may be lucky, so I would suggest to try in any case. Another chance could be to go... More
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24 June 2018|
Response from Pece_77 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry to read this so late (Aug 2018)... If I can still be of any help drop me a line!
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