We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sage Bistro

ul.Stefan Stambolov 63 | Bistritsa Central Square, Sofia 1444, Bulgaria
+359 88 751 9779
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (8 reviews)
“tenderloin” (2 reviews)
“creme brulee” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Eastern European, International, European, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
ul.Stefan Stambolov 63 | Bistritsa Central Square, Sofia 1444, Bulgaria
Write a Review
Reviews (110)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 110 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Helmut R
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank petar_don
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank DebraDenise2014
Nick995, Owner at Sage Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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
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!!!

2  Thank Garofil S
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.

2  Thank Ekaterina T
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...More

4  Thank Jeff M
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....More

5  Thank Me7roiD
Reviewed 21 November 2016

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

7  Thank Petar G
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sage Bistro staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
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
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, 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
  • 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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing