We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cavalier

1 Ben-Sira St. | Center of Jerusalem, Mamilla, Jerusalem, Israel (Givat Ram)
02-6242945
Website
Update restaurant details
Ranked #56 of 436 restaurants in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Givat Ram
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Givat Ram
Write a Review

71 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
    39
    23
    5
    2
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
mevasseret IL
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

There is nothing modern or trendy about the decor or the menu at Cavalier; the emphasis is on the consistent reliability of the dishes. Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The food was exquisite, the ambience relaxed but special, and the service excellent. If you haven’t had a chance to dine at Cavalier, I suggest you add it to your... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boca Raton, Florida
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

we had an early reservation, 7:30 after Shabbat and they were just opening and the restaurant for the first half hour smelt from smoke which was every annoying. however it would not prevent us from going back but it is something they should correct the food selection and taste is excellent as well as the wine selection the service was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rome, Italy
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

If you are visiting the country and want to try local Arabic or Israeli/Kosher food, this is not the place - the French-style cuisine is average by New York, London or Paris standards, and its not kosher. However, if you have been here for a while and are craving something more continental/international this is one of the better options in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Lovely food, great staff, nice atmosphere, very family feeling. Definitely worth a visit! The fois gras was incredible and the veal delicious - highly recommended

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boca Raton, Florida
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We have been here many times and each meal is a delight They had two sitting for New Years when we arrived at 9:45 our table was ready The waitress was excellent and took our wine and food order immediately Each dish was served with a smile and was excellent A wonderful experience

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paris, France
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

We used to go at each trip to jerusalem every three month and we loved it. But this time was a true deception !!! cold dishes, oily pastas, frozen desert and hamburgers !!! The service and the wine are ok, what a shame ! The question is where's the chef ? We will never go again !!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sao Paulo, SP
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Chef walks around the tables, chatting with patrons. Foie gras was unforgettable, with red berries or caramelized. Good assortment of wines. italian and french cuisine.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

i have been visiting this establishment for years, The owner/chef is of a special character - to cling to high standard for so many years no matter what the economic situation is.the food is expertly prepared, and of the best ingredients.(and looks terrific on the plate !!!). staff is attentive and willing. wine selection is adequate. centrally located. easily accesable.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

in the center of the city, a veteran place that continues to maintain its level. we went with friends and it was efficient, nice and tasty. Nothing astonishing but - a good place in this city that doesn't have too many options

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sao Paulo, SP
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

The service is so nice and the food is amazing also the place is very cozy.the restaurant is in a nice place and it opens on Friday night in Shabbat

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Cavalier also viewed

Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
 
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District
 

Been to Cavalier? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Cavalier, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing