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ul.Stefan Stambolov 63 | Bistritsa Central Square, Sofia 1444, Bulgaria
+359 88 751 9779
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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214 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food in a pleasant mountainside restaurant. I had octopus salad which was super delicious. Husband and daughter split tomato and pepper salad - they actually brought it on 2 plates! That never happens in Bulgaria! Moreover, the mains arrived at the same time. Wow! Hubby had ribs that were well flavored and perfectly cooked. Daughter had ariabata pasta -... More 

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Thank Sally B
Nick995, Manager at Sage Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks for this wonderful review! It was pleasure having you at Sage! Niki&Ivo More 

Sofia, Bulgaria
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten here twice this month - both times with family and friends visiting Sofia. Each time visitors raved about the food and service. A great place for a romantic meal or celebrating family and friends. The wine list has something for everyone, as does the menu. Enjoy!

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Thank Jim U
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Are U looking for quality and not quantity? Do U appreciate a very good customer service? This is your place! Enjoy!!!

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2 Thank Garofil S
Sofia, Bulgaria
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Excellent food! Very nice plating! Amazing creme brulee with lavande!!! Very good wine list! The place is very close to the mountain.

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2 Thank Ekaterina T
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Sage is a special place. From the personalized, welcoming service, to the excellently presented meals. I've eaten here often and have never had an average or poor experience. We've brought friends and family here when they've visited us in Bulgaria and they have always raved about Sage. Our recent visit was a family celebration and our teenage kids all asked... More 

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4 Thank Jeff M
Sofia, Bulgaria
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Depending on where you are located in Sofia (and how hungry you are), a fun and windy drive up Vitosha should take you to Sage in 10 to 30 minutes - so for the more spirited drivers among us, getting there alone is pure enjoyment. In terms of actual restaurant experience, Sage is as good as it gets. Cozy and... More 

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5 Thank Me7roiD
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Service was great, recipes are remarkably well done! We were really happy with the experience. Definitely recommended :)

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6 Thank Petar G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Great food and nice atmosphere, big portions, very attentive and helpful staff, excellent for business meetings or family lunches/dinners

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5 Thank Monika N
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

A really nice place, with wonderfull atmosphere, but best of all, great cuisine. Have to see it by your self.

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4 Thank Ivan M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Nice quiet location outside the city to add to the delicious food. Atmosphere is pleasant and cozy and the service is great. I stayed in Sofia for 3 months, and this was by far my favorite place to eat. I went several times. a MUST go!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Cuisine
Italian, Eastern European, International, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ul.Stefan Stambolov 63 | Bistritsa Central Square, Sofia 1444, Bulgaria
  • Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
  • Phone Number: +359 88 751 9779
Description
Sage Bistro is the result of two brothers dreaming of running a restaurant together. One gathered culinary experience around the world on both sides of the kitchen counter, the other as Head Chef of the Kempinski Panorama Restaurant, Sofia. Niki and Ivo come together to bring you the best of delicious food, using fresh products and seasonings, and excellent service in a fresh and comfortable atmosphere. Adj. sage -wise through reflection and experience Noun sage -a plant of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb. Sage Bistro....wise food! Work Hours 17:00 до 24:00 -Tuesday to Thursday 11:00 до 24:00 -Friday to Sunday

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