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La Gattabuia


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, International
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings

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"LA GATTA BUIA” ,NASCE durante una cena tra quattro amici di lungo corso. Appassionati di buona cucina e buon bere, i quattro decidevano di condividere la propria passione e le proprie conoscenze per offrire agli avventori locali ed ai turisti un’offerta gastronomica basata su eccellenze gastronomiche lucane e nazionali. “LA GATTA BUIA”, INAUGURATA il 4 giugno 2012, è a Matera in Via Margherita 90/92, a pochi passi dalla “Piazza del Sedile”. Questa piazza, nota nel XIV secolo come “Piazza Maggiore”, era all’epoca utilizzata come piazza del mercato e sede di magazzini, osterie e botteghe. Nel 1550 la piazza veniva sistemata per ospitare gli uffici del governatore, le carceri cittadine, e il palazzo
$29 - $44
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, Mediterranean, Soups, International
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews cannoli pasta maltagliati lamb wine menu palazzo gattini central location our waiter traditional dishes recommend this restaurant italian food local wine piazza basilicata sedile fantastico desert
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent pasta (Maltagliati pasta with white local lamb meat souce) and even better cannoli (local sweet). Very good local wine - Bauccio! Service - very pleasant.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jurkovic
Reviewed November 14, 2018

We had the pleasure of eating here for our 40th anniversary based on the recommendation sought from our hotel Maison D'Ax for a typical restaurant. The restaurant is located not far from Piazza Duomo on the corner of Piazza del Sedile. An elegant restaurant with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Y2239RNpeterf
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

I asked a local where to eat and he named this place. Best orecchiette I’ve had so far! Made me pause and consider what great pasta was. If I’m close I’ll definitely go back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chuckolotte
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

After getting dozens of recommendations we asked a few nearby boutiques and they all recommended this place, we were delightfully surprised at how right they were. Every dish, wine, even the water quality were spectacular!! Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank musafira-1
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Four of us dined in this elegant, white tablecloth restaurant. Pasta, fish, veal all highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Frank C
Reviewed September 23, 2018

I had the most delicious pasta of my trip. The pasta was fresh and the sauce was olive oil with a salty caper/anchovy paste. Topped off with a great bottle of red.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cwilsononbeach
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This place worth a visit .Excellent wine list from a number of Italian regions. Food fine dining standard, presentation very good. Menu very reasonably priced.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tony T
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful food. Shared waiter recommended started between our group. Fresh. Tasty. Italian. Matera style cave very cleverly and tastefully modernised.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank WhitewaterSUP
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Late Sunday evening when everywhere else we went was closed or closing we got a warm welcome and were served quickly. Beautifully presented and tasty food with a good wine menu. A bit pricier side than other places but a good dinner choice.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cocobear74
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

All we had was great and yummy (we were six and each of us had a different course). The patrons were very nice and welcoming. Go try!👌

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank The M
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