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Sage Bistro

ul.Stefan Stambolov 63 | Bistritsa Central Square, Sofia 1444, Bulgaria
+359 88 751 9779
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (9 reviews)
“ribs” (7 reviews)
“creme brulee” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Eastern European, International, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
ul.Stefan Stambolov 63 | Bistritsa Central Square, Sofia 1444, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Average food, big portions but not the quality I was expecting. Long drive from sofia for a mediocre meal unfortunately. Only people in the restaurant and average service

Thank Abbie H
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food is amazing, you can not go wrong whatever you order! The staff is absolutely great and they are very attentive; this is one stop you do not want to miss when in Sofia, you will not be disappointed. Please book a table in...More

Thank LondonBiancaB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit and it’s been quiet and nice both times. Food is very good and service is better than most for Bulgaria. English menu and our server spoke very good English. When our dessert came with nuts (allergy) he quickly offered a...More

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I was on a trip in the mountains around Sofia and I found this place. Really nice food and I can recommend a bit of travel to get to it.

1  Thank Steffen S
Nick995, Owner at Sage Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for taking the risk :) to check us out! We are happy you enjoyed you meal with us! Niki and Ivo

Reviewed 2 April 2018

A bit off the city center, but it worth a try. It is rather surprising to find a gourmet alike cuisine in a village nearby. Ask for their latest items in the menu. I think they are changing it often.More

1  Thank iv985
Nick995, Owner at Sage Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thanks for this honest words! We do like to see the surprise on people's faces as the walk in to our place. We are hidden away from the big touristic seen of Sofia but there is always a surprise waiting fo you here:) Thanks for...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing place, food is excuisite, service is impscable. Big thank you to Ivo, Nick, Mitko and Alekho for making our time at Sage so memorable xxx

1  Thank Ирина Н
Nick995, Owner at Sage Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

You guys were the happiest bunch of people we had at our restaurant that week! People like you make our job a wonderful experience! Thanks fof taking the time to reflect on it! Niki and Ivo

Reviewed 18 March 2018

The restaurant is outside Sofia city centre in the foothills of Vitosha mountain. Our taxi took 20 minutes and cost us 15 leva. We were welcomed by friendly staff who were knowledgeable about the dishes and wines on offer. In fact there is no printed...More

1  Thank alant851
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The food was really good obviously prepared with quality products. Service is really at much higher level than most restaurants in Bulgaria. This makes the high prices acceptable.

Thank themisterjojo
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Sage last week, 5 people, because it's one of my son's favorite restaurants near his home in Dragalevtsi. Everyone got something different, from crispy shrimp to gnocchi, and we were all happy with our choices. The waiter was wonderful and helped those...More

1  Thank Claira55
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This place is in a small town about 30 min taxi ride from Sofia centre. Certainly worth the fare. Very friendly staff and an excellent menu with loads of choice. The food is prepared with great care and is excellent. Good house wine. Lovely location...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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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