al Gatto Nero, Burano

Twinned in spirit with al Gatto Nero

When I was visiting Venice I asked the concierge where I should eat, he recommended a place his mother loved and told me to head to Burano and go to al Gatto Nero. I was met with a pretty life changing expereience and had the most wonderful seafood meal I’d ever eaten.  It’s a magical family restaurant, I fell in love with the place and I remember exactly how it made me feel. It was my inspiration behind The Seahorse.

We are twinned in spirit with our friends in Venice. Founded in 1965 by Chef Ruggero Bovo, and led by his son, Massimiliano Bovo, Trattoria al Gatto Nero is, I think, one of the best seafood restaurants in the world, and has consistently offered local cuisine of the highest quality, in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. If you can, you must visit them.

We’re honoured to welcome Ruggero, Massi and the family to guest host with us  again in October for The Dartmouth Food Festival. Make sure you sign up to the newsletter to book your table, it’s one of the best nights of the year.

Visit al Gatto Nero website here >

Via Giudecca 88 | 30142 Burano

– Venice, Italy –


Reservations and General Information: 041 730 120

General Manager: Massimiliano Bovo

Chef and Founder: Ruggero Bovo

al Gatto Nero at The Seahorse

al Gatto Nero at The Seahorse

al Gatto Nero at The Seahorse

al Gatto Nero at The Seahorse

al Gatto Nero at The Seahorse

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