For Boris Podrecca, a hotel with no bar is like a suit with no tie. Our Grifoncino may be small, but the cocktails here are grand and the design, taste and zeitgeist all combine to create an electrifying mix. “You won’t find anything off the peg here,” says owner Franz Staffler, “least of all the drinks.” You don’t need a tie, by the way.
Hours and contacts
The bar stays temporarily closed
Tel. +39 0471 318 000
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Franz Staffler and architect Boris Podrecca spent ages working out how to fit everything into 60 square metres. They planned and planned until every last detail was unique. The floor is crushed / broken aluminium encased in glass. The bar is a glass block made of empty bottles. That sheen on the walls is Grassello and alabaster, and the American Bar-style seating is by Podrecca. Feel like you’re being watched? That will be Monomon, the sculpture by Peter Senoner that commutes between different worlds.