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Scala - Chef kitchen & bar

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7 King David Street | Inside the David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem 94101, Israel
+972 2-621-2030
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

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

Thank Sheryl B
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 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
Carmel, California
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393 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 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 rthau
Jerusalem, Israel
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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 very conservative. I went because I wanted to give kosher a try, but the side... More 

1 Thank Amit Raphael A
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108 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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
Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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
Tel Aviv, Israel
1 review
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
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Our dinner at Scala was made even more special because of our wonderful server, Anael! She was efficient, courteous, helpful and has a heart of gold. We find that the combination of great food, a great server and pleasant atmosphere make for the best dinners ever. We experienced this at Scala with Anael as our server! Thank you Anael! Every... More 

2 Thank JoAnn D
New Jersey
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We stayed at the David Citadel hotel in Jan 2014 - ate at Scala & LOVED it! Comfortable tables & seating, plenty of room, wonderful wines, very attentive staff & excellent food. Loved it so much that we went a second time - can't wait to go again! It was a super dining experience!

Thank Debbi s
Jerusalem, Israel
1 review
Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

I was at the hotel's restaurant few weeks ago and enjoyed every moment- the etmospire, the music, the service and more. Anael, the waitress, recommended on the amazing Sashimi we ate, and the best part was her dessert's recommendation- the Coconut Brulle. We'll definitely be back!

Thank ענב כ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$48
International, Mediterranean, Kosher
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 King David Street | Inside the David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem 94101, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Mammilla
  • Neighbourhood: Mammilla
  • Phone Number: +972 2-621-2030
An exclusive restaurant in the heart of Jerusalem, combines complete elegance, and urban lifestyle with contemporary taste. A collaboration of the best local ingredients and international cooking techniques creates an original Mediterranean kitchen that will please every culinary lover. The menu consists of medium-sized dishes, perfect for sharing. The SCALA experience is completed by professional and friendly service. SCALA, is a kosher restaurant targeting a diverse clientele: tourists, diplomats, businessman and local food lovers.

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