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Cavalier - CLOSED

1 Ben-Sira St. | Center of Jerusalem, Mamilla, Jerusalem 9418101, Israel
+972 2-624-2945
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Nov 27, 2017
“No more Cavalier, what a pity, "Cafe Ben-Sira" is quite a change from what use to be a great restaurant”
Dec 29, 2015
“quiet dinner”
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1 Ben-Sira St. | Center of Jerusalem, Mamilla, Jerusalem 9418101, Israel
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

We visited what used to be Cavalier usint it was closed a few years ago. Now, at the same place there is "Cafe Ben Sira" a nice, small, friendly coffee house where you can also get a small lunch. We enjoyed.

Thank Tsvi K
Reviewed December 29, 2015

placed in city center very close to Mamila, the service was very accommodating. the menu was the menu was poor but the food was excellent. i would go there again!

Thank SteffBarnatan
Reviewed September 26, 2015

So...the bad news: Cavalier, an excellent restaurant by Israeli standards, the only notable French restaurant in Jerusalem and a fixture of the Jerusalem culinary landscape for nigh on 20 years is no longer with us. The good news: take your Jewish grandmother who is a...More

Thank Matthew F
Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

We had made a reservation, while still in Jerusalem. We (a group of 5) showed up, and found that they have changed the ownership/ format/ chef of the restaurant. Unique Israeli cuisine instead of French

Thank Rick T
Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Situated in a tiny lane this casual restaurant serves different food each day depending on what's fresh and available. We had a beautiful mixture of Israeli appetizers followed by a melt in your mouth veal dish. The deserts looked divine but we were full up....More

Thank Yvonne59Canberra
Reviewed August 26, 2015

The new concept of this place is - free 1st courses at price of main dish. Main dishes are highly overpriced but include firsts... First courses were very average standard salads and such - no news or creative cooking. Main dishes were tasty, home cooking...More

Thank CoolTravelGuyIsrael
Reviewed August 22, 2015

The food was lovely,especially the goose liver. the atmosphere was sleepy, looks like it need a little renovation.

Thank AnnR2
Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

The famous Yonathan Roshfeld joined Cavalier recently to prepare alternating dinner. You have about 10 starters that are included in the price of the main plate. Tonight The starters are a combination of Mediterranean-israeli-Palestinian traditional kitchen with meluhie ( a vegetation collected in the field...More

Thank Dror M
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Each time I am in Jerusalem I make a point of eating at Cavalier. The food is refined and delicious. To start, try the tagliolini with egg, truffles and cream. The staff are always very kind. The restaurant is on a side street so it's...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed July 8, 2015

My sister and brother-in-law arranged to have lunch at one of the best restaurants in Jerusalem for my birthday at their semi private room. We had great time tasting their wonderful food and drinking good wine for a few hours. I could not ask for...More

Thank travelingman010
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Restaurant Details

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ben-Sira St. | Center of Jerusalem, Mamilla, Jerusalem 9418101, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Down Town West Jerusalem
  • Neighborhood: Down Town West Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-624-2945
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