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Sagewood Cafe

97 Chatterton Road | Shop 3, Blackwood's Home Of Gardening, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
+27 63 483 1950
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (19 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:00 Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
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Value
LOCATION
97 Chatterton Road | Shop 3, Blackwood's Home Of Gardening, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely LOVE this place! The food flavours sound adventurous on the menu but the flavours are so perfectly matched when you eat it. It's a taste heaven! The place is beautiful, with peaceful, pretty scenery. The coffee is excellent. Would come here everyday!

Thank Rina O
GreggSagewood, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Rina, Awesome review and so very much appreciated! We love our special space and are thrilled when customers experience it too. Look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the restaurant today and it was such a beautiful setting...so naturally one would think good service and good food comes with. We did not have a reservation so we were seated outside(which was wow at first)...under a tree that has caterpillars falling all...More

Thank serumoodley
GreggSagewood, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Serumoodley, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am sad to hear about your experience, especially regarding the pizza that you ordered and received. Did you bring your concerns to the manager's attention whilst at the restaurant? We are well...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018

Took my folks out for a light lunch for my birthday at Sagewood Cafe. Was a great experience, waitress very attentive and had a wonderful sense of humor. Food was good and atmosphere lovely. Wish we had space to try a pudding but next time...More

Thank 258dianne
GreggSagewood, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hi 258dianne, Thank you for posting this lovely review about your experience at Sagewood. So glad to hear that you had an all round great time, look forward to having you with us again soon,

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Ambience, service and amazing quality food. Wow. One of the few places that knows how to make a good flat white (double shot is standard) and then the food is amazing. Incredible breads and taste explosion foods all presented with art and style. Well done....More

Thank TravelAfricaToday
GreggSagewood, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thanks TravelAfricaToday, Your all round fantastic experience makes our hearts swell with pride and joy! So happy to hear that your enjoyed our little sanctuary. Awesome review, thank you once again.

Reviewed 21 March 2018

The savoury pastries are as tasty as they are beautiful. I ate ALL of the lemon meringue portion, feeling slightly guilty destroying its veil of feather light meringue dotted with golden drops of honey.The delicacies feed the eye, emotions and tummy.The setting of the restaurant...More

Thank Curiouschem
GreggSagewood, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Hi Curiouschem, How beautifully written is your review! Your descriptions of your experience are tantalizing and absolutely gorgeous. T Thank you for taking the time to post such a special review. It's so rewarding to be acknowledged for the efforts we try to consistently maintain...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Came for lunch and was very impressed with the setting. Restaurant is located in large garden centre so can walk around after meal. The menu is simple but offers good quality dishes for both children and adults. Our problem was simple, my wife only wanted...More

Thank grumpyoldfart
GreggSagewood, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thanks for the review both on this platform and on Facebook. Your comments have been noted, and will be taken into consideration. Kind regards,

Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is a delightful venue for lunch with great ambience The food was really good and beautifully presented. Can recommend this restaurant with pleasure

Thank Vivienne G
GreggSagewood, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hi Vivienne, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. Thank you for the recommendation :) Kind regards,

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

I am not from Pietermaritzburg and I have to say that this has to be hands down the best experience I have had at a restaurant in a very long time. The food is beyond beautiful and creative, I had the chicken prosciutto which was...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
GreggSagewood, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Awesome news! Thank you for a fantastic review and Wesley really appreciated your kind words. Indeed, we are all encouraged by such positive feedback, thank you. So happy that you had an overall good experience with us and we look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 26 January 2018

I love coming here especially for breakfast. I enjoy seating outside next to the stream or indoors next to the fireplace. The food is good and due its being largely locally sourced is fresh and tasty. There is a small kiddies play area that's bound...More

1  Thank Tembeka
GreggSagewood, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hi Tembeka, Apologies for responding to your review so late. I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to review us. Your words are very kind and encouraging, thank you once again. Kind regards,

Reviewed 23 January 2018

We visited Blackwoods Nursery with the an Artisan cafe called Sagewood . I can recommend it is a restaurant with a difference. I see they cater for those that are Gluten intolerant as well as banters and vegans. In fact there were things on the...More

Thank Rose K
vq9471, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thanks so much Rose :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97 Chatterton Road | Shop 3, Blackwood's Home Of Gardening, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Pietermaritzburg
  • Phone Number: +27 63 483 1950
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Description
Sagewood cafe is an artisan cafe that subscribes to a simple and sustainable lifestyle of real food where everything we serve is made from scratch, from local and seasonal ingredients. The cafe is open seven days a week, serving a wide variety of delicious sweet and savoury meals, pastries, pizzas and more, using only farm-fresh, local, seasonal and organic ingredients. And what would a cafe be without coffee? Sagewood Cafe's brand new state-of-the-art coffee machine has arrived and their skilled baristas will be on hand to bring you silky smooth cappuccinos and specialty coffees that will keep you coming back for more. Large buffett for Sunday lunch available.
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