Sage

6331 Crescent Road V6T 1Z2 Vancouver (British Columbia) View map
15 reviews

Number of guests 2 to 250

Information about Sage

Sage is a venue located in Vancouver at the University of British Columbia Point Grey Campus. This Arthur Erickson designed venue specializes in hosting weddings and private functions on its lovely garden premises. A romantic wedding at Sage is just a few clicks away!

Facilities and capacity

With stunning views of the Georgia Strait and North Shore Mountains, the facilities offered by Sage include a courtyard and two patio areas near the Rose Gardens which can be used for outdoor ceremonies. It also offers up to 8 private event spaces located on 3 different levels. It has a capacity for up to 250 guests.

Services offered

Sage is an ideal restaurant venue for small to mid size weddings. The services it offers include the following:

  • Set up / Tear down
  • Tables & chairs
  • Linens & napkins
  • Clothed cake & guest book tables
  • Flatware, glassware & tableware
  • Table stands & numbers
  • Bridal suite & coat room
  • Dance floor
  • Podium & microphone

Cuisine

The cuisine offered at Sage is modern West Coast cuisine prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Chef David Speight created the menu concept which includes both organic and fair trade items whenever possible. The cuisine options include:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings
  • Nº of guests

    From 2 to 250

  • Maximum Capacity

    250

  • Type

    Ballroom, banquet hall, historic, restaurant

  • Style

    City, coastal, garden, glamorous, modern

  • Event Services

    Bridal suite, cake, catering / bar, clean up, event planning, event rentals, lighting / sound, outside vendors, set up

  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season

    C$ 500.00

  • Plated Service (per head)

    C$ 50.00

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More information about Sage

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 9
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, reception, bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, cocktail reception, dessert, family style, french service, hors d'oeuvres, outside cake, plated, server(s), stations, tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), cash bar, champagne toast, house beer, house wine, house liquor, limited bar, liquor license, open bar, premium liquor, signature drink, specialty beer, specialty wine
  • What event items are available? Audio equipment, chair covers, dance floor, decor, furniture, lighting, chairs, tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, china, chocolate fountain, flatware, glassware, linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, valet, wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? C$ 500
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? C$ 500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? C$ 500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Set up, clean up, event planning, chairs, tables, linens, china, flatware, glassware, lighting/sound
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? C$ 40
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? C$ 30
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves? C$ 35
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake cutting, server(s), dessert
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? C$ 6
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Limited bar, house beer, house wine, house liquor

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Reviews from Sage

4.9 / 5
  • Engchan

    Enging Chan, Married on 12/11/2017

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    Sage was the first venue we looked at, and after researching several others, we quickly realized the advantages with booking with Sage: the price was fair, the venue was beautiful, and probably the deciding factor of all was having Nicky be the venue coordinator for our wedding. ... View more He was so meticulous, flexible, fast to respond to all of our emails/questions, friendly, helpful, and organized. On the wedding day and the months leading up, he went above and beyond his call of duty to make sure our day went smoothly. Even weeks after our wedding, our guests are still raving about the incredibly delicious food at Sage! Overall the venue was perfect for us: simplicity meets elegance. We were able to add our own personalities with the flexibility to decorate. Nicky was like a second Day of Coordinator for us, thinking of little details we didn’t even think of. We highly recommend Sage to anyone planning their wedding. While the location is a bit further away and was originally one of our areas of concern, it turned out to be a non-issue – we contacted taxi companies the night before advising them they will receive a lot of calls from our guests, and it turned out taxis were waiting 5 minutes away from UBC the night of our wedding. Overall our wedding was perfect. And we owe a large part of that to the incredible Sage Staff and to Nicky.

  • Sicen

    Sicen Lu, Married on 26/08/2017

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    There are too many good things to say about this venue. First, located next to UBC Rose Garden, overlooking the ocean and mountains, the view is incredible. Second, the food is amazing. We chose the 3-plated dinner, and all the dishes flawless. We also ordered some poutine for ... View more late night snack, and the guests loved it. third, the servants are very attentive, and helpful. Not only during cocktail and reception hours, they also helped us setting up and tearing down. The bartender is awesome, too. He is very friendly and welcoming, andin general, improved our party atmosphere. Last but not least, coordinator Nicky was great. He was very organized and helpful. We kept talking throughout the year, and he managed to answer all my questions within a day, and went all the way to fulfill my requests, big and small. Overall, we received many compliments from the guests on the venue and food, and we are very happy that we went to Sage for our wedding.

  • J Reimer, Married on 16/07/2017

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    Since our daughter and future son-in-law were in New Zealand, my husband and I took planning their wedding at the Sage, University Centre, UBC. Nicky Lau was our contact person who was immensely helpful in appraising us of various options. He always responded to questions ... View more quickly, followed up with written note/plans, was flexible about various requests, and was present to introduce us to staff who would be working the day of the wedding. The food we selected was excellent - especially our Roast Beef station. Thank you Nicki, the chefs, the staff who helped to make the day a beautiful one.

  • Jennifer Low, Married on 02/07/2017

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Good
    • Value:
      Good
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    Nicky was very organized and friendly. We appreciated his experience and knowledge of the venue and wedding reception plans. He took the time to help us ensure that guests truly enjoyed themselves. The catering was excellent. Our guests were impressed with the dinner, the presentation and the service.

  • Sim Lee, Married on 03/06/2017

    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    Our Coordinator at UBC Sage Bistro (Nicky) was amazing. Nicky was always attentive to our needs and requests. Emails were always replied within hours. They were also flexible with set up and even let us drop off our decorations the day before. Most importantly, the food was ... View more phenomenal. We got lots of compliments on the food especially dessert. We had approximately 200 guests and had a family style buffet reception, we felt Sage could use extra staff to help with refilling food and clearing plates on the tables. Overall, I highly recommend Sage. The dining area opened up to a large patio. Guests enjoyed the stunning views of the mountains and sunset.

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