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641 Burwood Road | Hawthorn East, Melbourne, Victoria 3123, Australia
03 98133270
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A neighbourhood gem

I had dinner here with a friend on a recent visit to Melbourne (Hawthorn). Samll but interesting menu. We both had the callops with pea puree tartlet to start - very good - followed by the fish (barramundi) and beef tenderloin with celeriac andd apple remoulade, also very good. Finished with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
Sally P
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I had dinner here with a friend on a recent visit to Melbourne (Hawthorn). Samll but interesting menu. We both had the callops with pea puree tartlet to start - very good - followed by the fish (barramundi) and beef tenderloin with celeriac andd apple remoulade, also very good. Finished with the meringue which ireally liked even though I am... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Sageleaf is a neighbourhood gem. The food is excellent, and the service is attentive and polite, but not intrusive. Despite the high end food, they have a high chair, so little ones are welcome (and the owner reiterated this when we talked to her).

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Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

i work nearby further down Burwood Rd and have often walked past during the day, looked in eh window at the menu (not open for lunch) and wondered about Sageleaf. Finally went last night with girlfriends and my expectations were not disappointed! The restaurant is part of one of the old shops that line Burwood road, east of Auburn Road... More 

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Southport, Australia
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132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The Sageleaf is a small restaurant - one of many established in the old shops along a usually busy street in Hawthorn East. With a simple, but pleasant decor, we found it cosy and comfortable. Where the Sageleaf excels is the food. Across our party of 6, we had a variety of entrees, mains and deserts - all excellent. Although... More 

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Perth, Australia
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Very boutique restaurant. Quality and freshness of food is first class. Service is also very good. A place I would go back too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

This restaurant in Hawthorn East some 10 kilometres from the Melbourne CBD is frequented by Camberwell/Hawthorn residents, rather than international travelers. With some 20 years experience working at well-known restaurants in London and Melbourne, the chef is now running his own restaurant. The food was excellent and not overpriced. The staff were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. All this... More 

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Camberwell, Australia
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87 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012 via mobile

Was a bit disappointed with this small bistro after hearing a number of people speak about the place. Firstly the food is good and worth the prices charged but it lacks "something" to make it "great" I feel that presentation is a major downfall and needs to be looked at by the Chef. Entree, Mains and desserts were pleasant but... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

We went to Sageleaf as a part of a group. Out in Hawthorn on a very ordinary stretch of road, this little bistro serves up a brief menu of great character & spread of ingredients. Beetroot salad with goats cheese croquettes, duck confit were memorable. BYO option. And great value. Food only for two about $140.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

Our first visit and was blown away by the quality, friendliness and value this small restaurant provides.

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melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2011

Completely unexpected - high quality food and presentation- below $30 for many courses. it is very high quality at a very very reasonable price . BYO is Ok - I think around $10 a bottle , One of the best food restaurants in hawthorn/camberwell.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 641 Burwood Road | Hawthorn East, Melbourne, Victoria 3123, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 03 98133270

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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