On Martin Street in the heart of Brighton, Melbourne, you will find this fabulous little family owned and run Italian restaurant; Gatto Rosso Trattoria. Upstairs and downstairs flows traditional Italian food with real home style cooking combined with the elegance of today's Australian range of blended flavours- Book a table today or stop in to enjoy one of our Italian fresh wood fired pizza's.Discover our menu
Monday to Saturday
Gatto Rosso's Story
The associations to the Red Cat derives from an ancient legend that dates back to the Middle Aged Epeo Farigliano when it was part of the Marquis of Saluzzo.
In the first half of the fourteenth century, the castle of country residence of the Marchioness Isabella Divennela Doria Moglia Marchioness of Saluzzo Manfredo IV of Genoese.
During a banquet in honor of the Marquise it is said that a white cat jumping on the table was spotted hitting the bottle of red wine. All cats that were born later were so red that Farigliano remained in history as the land of the Red Cat.
Private & Corporate Functions
Gatto Rosso Trattoria is a small, inviting and comfortable restaurant, great for intimate dining or small parties (seats 35 - 40). At Gatto Rosso we will provide you with a unique experience with traditional table service for your next function or special occasion. Speak with our head chef today to organise your next event!