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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 good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
97 Chatterton Road | Shop 3, Blackwood's Home Of Gardening, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
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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

Date of visit: February 2018
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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

Date of visit: December 2017
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

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

Thanks so much Rose :)

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Sagewood has great Vegan options, a true Vegan paradise... from Vegan Pizzas to Vegan Cappuccinos even Vegan Parmesan!! It is such a pleasure to have so many options available for Vegans and Lactose intolerance people. The food was delicious and service ok. We will definitely...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Lauren D
vq9471, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thanks so much Lauren :)

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We found a cool table on a stinking hot day and enjoyed their homemade mixed fruit juices to cool down. The salad offerings and lunch menu generally were intriguing in their descriptions - not run of the mill. The Banting and chicken salads were beautifully...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Alexander M
vq9471, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thanks so much Alexander :)

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Menubmakes everything sound so good. I have tried the food on 3 different occasions. Each time food was just average, nothing to rave about. Coffee was good.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Alcino P
FCR2014, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thanks Alcino. Chef Gregg

Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

An absolutely delicious menu ranging from amazing healthy options for the health conscious to decadent desert options with interesting twists. The menu is innovative especially for sleepy holllow where people tend to frequent franchises. The fresh juices are to die for and the coffee is...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank ottiliab2017
FCR2014, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thanks so much Ottilia. A beautiful review. Hugely appreciated. Chef Gregg

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Very pleasant setting, interesting menu with many options and excellent service. could not have chosen any better.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank franfm26
FCR2014, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Fran, thanks so much for choosing Sagewood for this special occasion. Really appreciated the review :) Chef Gregg

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Exquisite presentation, lovely fresh food. But sooo hard to find a table at busy times! The relaxing sound of the river alongside and the setting in plant nursery add to the ambiance

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank janetT8816IQ
FCR2014, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thanks so much Janet. Really appreciated! Chef Gregg

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great coffee shop located within a garden nursery. Food excellent, beautifully presented and delicious to eat. Small kiddies playground Great place to meet friends for breakfast, coffee break or lunch

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Jaxw1962
FCR2014, Owner at Sagewood Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thanks so much Jax xx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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