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The Cavaliere Ristorante & Wine Bar

124-128 High Street, Dalkeith EH22 1AU, Scotland
+44 131 663 4492
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (50 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
“veal” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:30 pm Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
124-128 High Street, Dalkeith EH22 1AU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 301 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a group of 22 of us went out (prior booking) t the Cavalier. It appeared the staff could not cope with sch a large crowd. Eg wrong order brought out. After waiting nearly 25 minutes for drinks. Complaned to thewaitress. She smiply threw her arms...More

Thank swimmingEdinburgh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a real traditional Italian experience. 'Chatty'waiting staff with a cheeky sense if humour- Fab! The food was lovely and the menu is very reasonably priced. The venue has recently been refurbished and it is very fresh and clean. Worth a visit.More

Thank Sharon S
enquiries e, Owner at The Cavaliere Ristorante & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sharon S, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! I have passed your kind comments onto our waiting staff, they do love a bit of banter!! You should try our midweek offer, or our new lunch menu, and the next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a really lovely time! My wife, kids and I were thoroughly entertained by the extremely attentive and knowledgeable staff and were treated to some fabulous food. Cannot recommend highly enough!More

Thank Matthew H
enquiries e, Owner at The Cavaliere Ristorante & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Matthew H Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5* review! we pride ourselves on giving the highest standard of service to all our customers - big and small! I have passed your kind comments onto both the waiting staff and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely family meal at the Cavaliere - our first visit since it has been completely refurbished, and what a transformation! It looks so much bigger and lighter now, but the food and service is just as good as ever. The new private...More

Thank blondiescot
enquiries e, Owner at The Cavaliere Ristorante & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Blondiescot Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Please do not leave it so long next time, we have a great midweek offer available Monday - Thursday, 2 courses for only £14.95! You can also come in just for cake/ice...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018

As with all of our visits to this authentic Italian restaurant the food was excellent last night. We have never had a meal here that we have not been totally pleased with, but last night stood out above others because of the great service -...More

Thank Michael W
enquiries e, Owner at The Cavaliere Ristorante & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Michael, many thanks for taking the time to leave us such a wonderful review! We do pride ourselves on giving the highest level of service to ALL our customers, of all ages!! Your kind words have been passed onto both Renzo and Andrea We...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a couple of hours to kill and we decided to pop into the Cavaliere. We were pleasantly surprised at the quality of food and i have to say that the staff were amazing! Professional and courteous, very rarely do you...More

Thank lucas j
enquiries e, Owner at The Cavaliere Ristorante & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lucas, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a 5* review! You should follow us on facebook or sign up to our newsletter through our website- this is the Cavaliere's 50th Anniversary year and there will be lots of exciting offers and...More

Reviewed 23 March 2018

We have been visiting the Cavaliere regularly (though not frequently) for over 20 years. We are always given a great welcome and the food is always of high quality. The refurbishment a year or two ago has certainly been a big benefit and the lavatories...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We went for a midweek meal and were pleasantly surprised by the size of the restaurant and quality of the food and service. The shared starter was excellent and the perfect size for two people. We both had pasta for main and each dish was...More

1  Thank Sana_Dorante
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Here yesterday with family including three children under 10. The food was extremely good and well presented. The attention lavished on the children was wonderful. Well priced and worth every penny.

Thank Anne M
enquiries e, Owner at The Cavaliere Ristorante & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anne, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a fabulous review. You should try our new Express lunch that is only £7.95 for 2 courses available Monday - Friday 12-2.30! We look forward to seeing you soon! Gemma Crolla

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in today for lunch without having a reservation and we were promptly shown to a table in the dining room. Neither of us had been there before but the restaurant came highly recommend by friends and they were not wrong. I had the garlic...More

Thank LA89
enquiries e, Owner at The Cavaliere Ristorante & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for taking the time to leave us your review! You should try our midweek offer that is 2 courses for £14.95! Regards Gemma

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Kathryn S
10 April 2017|
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Response from enquiries e | Property representative |
Many thanks for your enquiry. Unfortunately we dot allow any dogs, not unless it is a guide dog. We hope to see you soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124-128 High Street, Dalkeith EH22 1AU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Midlothian  >  Dalkeith
  • Phone Number: +44 131 663 4492
  • E-mail
Description
The Cavaliere Ristorante & Wine Bar has been established in 1968 by the Crolla family. We offer an excellent range of Italian dishes, from a pizza baked in our wood-fired oven, our home-made pasta selection, steaks, chicken, veal to our wonderful fish specials. We use only the finest ingredients- many of them imported from Italy. We pride ourselves in giving the highest quality of service to all, with our passionate team. Voted best place for dinner in the 2017 Midlothian food and drink awards, come give us a try - you won't be disappointed!
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