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Sage Bistro

ul.Stefan Stambolov 63 | Bistritsa Central Square, Sofia 1444, Bulgaria
+359 88 751 9779
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Eastern European, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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ul.Stefan Stambolov 63 | Bistritsa Central Square, Sofia 1444, Bulgaria
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Food is always delicious here and the service is perfect. This time we had Halloumi salad, mussels, mushroom steak and ginger shrimps - all very nice. Great date night and we’ll be back very soon! Thanks

Thank pippip80
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is located 25 minutes by cab from downtown Sofia. Weird location but lovely place. Really good service, affordable food and wine but most of all I had an amazing pasta. It was delicious.

Thank alexbopp
Reviewed June 15, 2018 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 June 14, 2018

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

1  Thank LondonBiancaB
Reviewed June 10, 2018 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 April 2, 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 April 3, 2018

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

Reviewed April 1, 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 April 3, 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 March 18, 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 Adventurer799620
Nick995, Owner at Sage Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 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 March 18, 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 November 6, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
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
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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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