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Scala Restaurant

7 David ha-Melekh | Inside the David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem 9410119, Israel
+972 2-621-2030
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
16 Mar 2018
“A changed place for the better”
24 Feb 2018
“Great value for money - Highly recommended”
Opens in 7 min
Mediterranean, Kosher
$$ - $$$
7 David ha-Melekh | Inside the David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem 9410119, Israel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had great food here but the highlight was the fabulous dessert with rose water. The only problem we had was trying to get someone to serve us! We waited for 20 minutes for the maitre de to show and finally went in on our own....More

Thank beenhereforever
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This restaurant used to claim itself as a fancy "chef" restaurant, problem was that the "chef" then did not know his business. The restaurant has changed and much for the better. The menu is unique and different. The food is good, fresh and tasty. The...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Enjoyed a dinner for two, the food prepared by Chef Avi Turgeman was very tasty and out of the ordinary. The service from Hay Tham and his assistant Tomer Michal was fast and excellent in which they showed their professionality. It was an amazing dinner...More

1  Thank StephenSh30
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Easy and abundant food choices. Fresh and trend setting. Very delicious with Middle eastern and European selections.

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 8 March 2016

They are no longer in the hotel. While the hotel could use a nice outside meat restaurant, Scala was not the answer. It was overpriced for food only a real connoisseur would consider. Not family friendly. No surprise it didn't do well.

Thank Edie D
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

This is certainly an upscale hotel restaurant. Close to the old city, with nice food selection and preparation. Enjoyed by all

1  Thank Rick T
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

Visited this place a week before Passover, and they were already kosher for Passover. I couldn't even have a limoncello because of that, and the pricey meal was accompanied with supermarket matza bread, wet, like in grandmothers house. The place was empty and the food...More

1  Thank Amit Raphael A
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We gave this place another chance recently, and were pleasantly surprised. Every dish was nicely presented and superbly done, and some were original too. The atmosphere is very relaxing, and the service, though not terribly professional, was friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Max92
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We placed and order. Service was good flexible. pleasant.efficient. with all that is going arround in the country and all limitations - it was a pleasure to communicate with them. as usual with Dan Hotels - it is difficult to get bad service there.

Thank David S
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

Wonderful experience! The food ,the music and the service. Our waitress hadar was lovely and recommended about excellent courses! I will be back again!!

Thank justvisitorr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 75
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 David ha-Melekh | Inside the David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem 9410119, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Mammilla
  • Neighbourhood: Mammilla
  • Phone Number: +972 2-621-2030
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The Scala restaurant is located near the upper level lounge on the fourth floor. The restaurant has a warm rustic atmosphere, fit for families and the perfect dinner location to relax and lounge. Featuring a traditional Jerusalem style menu of meats and hot appetizer dishes to choose from. It's the perfect location to taste Jerusalem fare.
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