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Meet the Chef

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Thomas Heinrich

Starting his career at Basil’s Seafood Restaurant in 1994, Thomas has spent his career working in leading hotels such as the Four Seasons, Hyatt Regency, Swissotel and The Langham. Between working in the USA, Thomas also became Executive Chef at Deep Blue Bistro, specializing in indigenous Australian cuisine. Family brought him back home, but not before spending more time abroad in the Philippines as a consulted chef. Settling in Canberra, Thomas has been at Sage Dining Rooms for over 2 years.

644 Verified Diner Reviews

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Total Score

9.1
644 reviews
Recommended
(9.5)
Food
(9.2)
Service
(9.2)
Value for money
(8.7)
Atmosphere
(8.7)

dined on Wed, 6 Feb 2019

(9)
The taste test menu was innovative and delicious.

dined on Tue, 5 Feb 2019

(9)
Each time we visit, the degustation menu is different, which is nice.

dined on Sat, 2 Feb 2019

(10)
A lovely evening - beautiful food and friendly, knowledgeable service.

dined on Fri, 1 Feb 2019

(8)
Fabulous. The food is excellent as is the wine list.

dined on Fri, 1 Feb 2019

(8)
Sage is consistently serving innovative and clever dishes. The atmosphere was quite due to the time of the year but initmate and nice enough.

dined on Thu, 31 Jan 2019

(10)
Would highly recommend

dined on Thu, 24 Jan 2019

(9)
Delicious food, well prepared and nicely presented. Degustation is better than some of the top hatted restaurants in Sydney. Friendly, attentive service. Worth the money. Space can be a bit noisy with large groups.

dined on Tue, 22 Jan 2019

(10)
Impeccable service that maintained through the night just the right balance between informative and entertaining (thanks Aynsley!). Everything both delicious and interesting -and sometimes surprising. Finally, the wine pairings were spot on.

dined on Tue, 22 Jan 2019

(10)
Fabulous food and wonderful service. I have now been several times. One of my favourites.

dined on Sat, 19 Jan 2019

(10)
Fantastic experience; degustation matched with local, Australian and international wines. Menu was very well done. Service wonderful
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Specials

3 Course A La Carte Lunch $65pp

3 - Course A La Carte Lunch $65pp Tuesday - Saturday
When
08 May 2019 - 28 Mar 2020
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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5 Course “Chef’s Pick” Degustation $99pp

5-course “Chef’s Pick” degustation - $99pp Lunch and Dinner Tuesday - Saturday
When
05 Nov 2018 - 04 Feb 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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10 Feb 2019 - 13 Feb 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
When
14 Feb 2019
Thu 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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15 Feb 2019 - 04 Mar 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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06 Mar 2019 - 29 Apr 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
When
05 May 2019 - 10 May 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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13 May 2019 - 15 Jun 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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16 Jun 2019 - 22 Jul 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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28 Jul 2019 - 02 Sep 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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08 Sep 2019 - 14 Oct 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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20 Oct 2019 - 25 Nov 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
When
01 Dec 2019 - 28 Mar 2020
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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8 Course Truffle Menu $120pp

8 Courses, $120 per person
When
23 May 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
Sat 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
When
23 May 2019 - 16 Jul 2019
Sat 5:30 PM - 5:30 PM
When
23 May 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
Sat 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
When
04 Jun 2019 - 27 Jul 2019
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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3 Course A la Carte Dinner $79pp

3 course a la carte $79pp Dinner Tuesday - Saturday
When
31 May 2019 - 31 May 2030
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
When
01 Sep 2019 - 31 May 2030
Sat 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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About Sage Dining Rooms

Ying and yang fine dining. Locals are flocking to this fine dining restaurant for its cosy interior and a Zen-like courtyard. Dine in the Alfresco space strewn in fairy lights, gently illuminating soft greenery - it doesn’t get much better than this. The modern Australian menu features innovative and mouth-watering combinations of ingredients and styles. Changing frequently to keep things fresh and interesting, the menu might include such tempting combinations such as sugar-cured ocean trout with avocado, wasabi, olive and citrus or chocolate couscous with espresso ice cream, orange and meringue. Best dish: go for the five surprise courses picked by the chef.

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