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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 good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (9 reviews)
“goose liver” (4 reviews)
“tenderloin” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Eastern European, International, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
ul.Stefan Stambolov 63 | Bistritsa Central Square, Sofia 1444, Bulgaria
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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

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

Thank BBA2012
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Once again Sage Bistro exceeded our expectations with their great service and food. Ivo, Niki and the rest of the staff have created a great atmosphere for a night out without being stuffy and pretentious. The drive up the mountain is beautiful and on a...More

1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This was the first restaurant that I receive a great steak for a reasonable price. My wife loves the Sea Bass. Not had a disappointment here yet. This is our go to restaurant for all occasions. Outstanding service and very reasonably priced.

2  Thank gumby925
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The restaurant is around 10 minutes away from Sofia. We were a group of 12 people and its a perfect place for family celebrations. The food is very delicious and the portions are really huge. Had one of the best goose livers ever. Good choices...More

1  Thank Helmut R
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We have eaten here every two weeks - both times with some friends visiting Sofia. We like the food and service very much. A wonderful restaurant for a good meal or celebrating family and friends. The salads are very natural, the wine list is impressive,...More

1  Thank petar_don
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We were a group of about 30 people. The restaurant had a lovely ambience, whether for large crowd or for a romantic dinner. The serving staff was attentive and pleasant. They accommodated the large group with ease. Best part - the food. I had the...More

2  Thank DebraDenise2014
Nick995, Owner at Sage Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for this wonderful review! It was pleasure having you group at Sage!

Reviewed 25 April 2017 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!...More

1  Thank Sally B
Nick995, Manager at Sage Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

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

Reviewed 21 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank Jim U
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
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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