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The Cavaliere

124 High Street, Dalkeith, Scotland
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Ranked #5 of 20 restaurants in Dalkeith
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Midlothian, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Had another fantastic meal last Friday. Staff prompt and helpful as always. Food fresh and very tasty. Would definitly recommend the mussels as a starter. Great value for money too.

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Lauder Scotland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We had a meal here to celebrate my brother's Birthday. Unfortunatly the gin and tonic/bitter lemon tasted very musty and the bitter lemon was out of date, we told the waiter that the gin did not taste right, he brought us another gin to try, it smelt the same, we decided that maybe it was musty glasses and put up... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Had my original review removed so I better tread carefully. So much for freedom of speech. Anyway here goes again . seafood for pizza defrosted in microwave, cheddar instead of mozzarella(on occasions).or even better mixed together. Yuk!! Chicken and ham processed. Tuna dry. Pizza dough different every week. Bottom of pizza base black because either the trays or oven or... More

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Cavaliere D, Owner at The Cavaliere, responded to this review

To anyone reading this review. Please be aware this is NOT a genuine review. This review has been posted in retaliation to an incident where the REVIEWER was verbally abusive and racist towards a member of our staff, and we had to press charges. This reviewer threatened us that he was going to post such a review if we pressed... More

Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Have been here twice & will be back again excellent meal & wine - very friendly staff - great value especially mon-thurs discount & set menus thanks again

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Cavaliere D, Owner at The Cavaliere, responded to this review

Hi Sheila, Thank you for the excellent review. We have just updated the midweek offer, please pop in and let us know your thoughts. Glad to know this has become a regular for you, and look forward to seeing you soon. Tony Crolla More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Great food, from the home made breads to the daily specials of a standard well above your typical italian fare. That said, the pizza's and pastas are lovely too. Now a regular haunt for us, Service is great and genuinely friendly too - knowledgeable and passionate about the dishes. Highly recommended. Front room of the restaurant feels much more open... More

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Cavaliere D, Owner at The Cavaliere, responded to this review

Hi Garry, Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. The waiting staff are very passionate about food and wines. We have passed your kind comments on to them, Gemma & Tony Crolla More

Bradford, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The staff bend over backwards to accommodate your needs, and the food was absolutely beautiful. We had starters of bred and olives and olive oil. They were perfect with a special blend of olive oil, Mmmmmm. They made a special Italian pizza for my 12 year old daughter and we had seafood risotto, it had more than enough seafood in... More

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Cavaliere D, Manager at The Cavaliere, responded to this review

Hi Christine, Thank you for the wonderful review. We import our olive oil from our home-town in Italy! We do pride ourselves on our service and quality of food! We have passed on your comments to our staff. Next time you are in the area, please pop in to see us! Regards Gemma Crolla More

Dalkeith, Scotland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Restaurant now has a midweek menu at last and it is excellent value with a good choice of starters and mains. The service was very good and attentive. Well worth a visit.

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Cavaliere D, Owner at The Cavaliere, responded to this review

Hi Gordon, We are glad that you like our midweek menu, it has just been updated, so please pop in to see the changes! Gemma & Tony Crolla More

Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Had a lovely meal in the Cavaliere. Food excellent great choice service very good. Very reasonably priced. I would recommend this restaurant for a very nice meal in comfortable surroundings.

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Cavaliere D, Owner at The Cavaliere, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We do pride ourselves on the quality of our produce, and have a excellent team of experienced waiters! We look forward to seeing you once again at the Cavaliere Gemma & Tony Crolla More

Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Used to be a great place to eat Prices went up service average Quality of food not very good , even portions smaller Will not be back

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Thanks to all the staff at The Cavaliere for another great family meal. Service fantastic and choice and quality of food very good. My husband had the seafood special and was very impressed. We will be back again soon.

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Cavaliere D, Owner at The Cavaliere, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review. We are glad that you enjoyed your meal once again with us. We look forward to seeing you soon Gemma & Tony More

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