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The Cavaliere

124 High Street, Dalkeith, Scotland
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Ranked #5 of 22 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
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Went out here for a meal recently and although the staff were very friendly and attentive my food was terrible. I ordered pizza with spicy chicken and was appalled to see it arrive covered with small cubes of processed "chicken" (if you can call it that) and then smothered in what looked and tasted like chilli oil, so much of... More 

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

Thank you for the kind words regarding our staff. Please let me assure you that we use NO processed food on the premises. Our chicken used for pizza is free range chicken breasts from our butcher, which are cooked and chopped & diced on the premises. We use our own spicy sauce to create a spicy chicken which has no... More 

Dalkeith, Scotland, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I have been here twice and on both occasions service has been good. Food is a little expensive for what you get but is always very tasty. Pizza was done to perfection.

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

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review. It is always nice to hear that we have pleased. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Always have good meal Staff very welcoming and friendly Good value Can't fault it Always have specials on One of few places my husband can have zabaglione for dessert

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

Hi Agnes, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a nice review! I will pass on your kind comments to all our team! Zabaglione is one of our most traditional desserts on the menu, and Gianni always prepares the ingredients as soon as he sees you and your husband!! We look forward to seeing you soon. Tony More 

Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Went for a birthday meal for a toddler, staff excellent very good with the toddler, service was also very good, have been a few times now while visiting family and have never had a bad meal.

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

Hi Jean, Many thanks for your review! It was a pleasure to serve you and the beautiful birthday cherub, he was so enthralled with the sparkler in his birthday cake! It was so cute to watch. We look forward to seeing you soon Gemma & Tony Crolla More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Recently went here for a 18 person midweek meal. The staff coped well with a large party and there was a a wide range of dishes and prices. The extensive pizza and pasta dishes are more traditonal than inventive, but are well done and tasty. Meat and fish dishes more expensive. I had a meal off the very good value... More 

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

Hi Bryony, Many thanks for your great review, it was a birthday party if I remember correctly?!? We do change our midweek offer every couple of months, so please pop in soon to try our new one! Many Thanks Gemma Crolla More 

Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

If you are looking for a restaurant for a quiet romantic meal with good food at a decent price then you should visit the Cavaliere in Dalkeith. It is without doubt the best Italian in the area. the service in this restaurant is always of a high standard in tandem with the standard of food. I would highly recommend a... More 

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

Many thanks for your kind reviewed and continued custom. We look forward to seeing you soon! Gemma Crolla More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Lovely meals all round again. Starters were Antipasto Italiano (I think that's what it was called!), Pate and the bread sharing platter. For someone who isn't keen on tomatoes I was surprised at how much I enjoyed the bruschetta, will order it again for sure. Kids had pizza (and took some home again) and we both had Chicken Maryland. Piping... More 

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

Hi Vicky, Many thanks for your review. Our staff would do anything to make sure that you were happy, we all wold! The bruschetta is my Mum's secret recipe, and has been unchanged for over 40 years! I passed on the comments to her, and it made her smile! We look forward to seeing you and your family soon. Tony More 

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Ordered the house special for a starter. The pate was grainy. The fish platter risotto I ordered as a main course was simply terrible. The squid was like a piece of rubber, the muscles and clams were very overcooked, I had prawn shells still on the prawns and some empty muscle shells on the plate. The garlic bread was burnt... More 

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

Hi Steve, Many thanks for your review. We like to hear from our customers. If you had told the waiter that you didn't enjoy your food we would have been more than happy to change if for something else for you! The pate is home-made and has been the same recipe for over 40 years, we are sorry you didn't... More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A nice little find we were tradesmen working away from home great food nice size portions friendly staff and at three courses for 13.95 great value. All of us had different things of the menu so we had 9 courses to judge the food on and would still be very happy to recommend this nice little Italian restaurant

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

Hi Sean, Many thanks for your wonderful review. We change our midweek offer every couple of months, so please come again soon to try the new one!! Thanks Gemma More 

East Sussex
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Can't remember now what we had(!) but do remember that it was good for the price. Not a bad house wine, good service and pleasant decor. If you don't like crowds, ask to sit upstairs, not downstairs.

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

Many thanks for your review. I do hope that you return soon. Tony More 

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Address: 124 High Street, Dalkeith, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
Cuisine: Italian

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