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Saadiyat Island | c/o The St Regis Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 498 8888
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“thai food” (21 reviews)
“duck curry” (7 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Saadiyat Island | c/o The St Regis Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We go to Sontaya often because you never get disappointed. The food is amazing, the setting incredible and the staff can't do enough.

3  Thank Gregory E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent service. Modern decor and outdoor environment and ocean view create an exceptional venue. Food and variety is superior. Cocktails and wine selection matched very well to the menu. Enough options to make each visit a different experience.

5  Thank Dean K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were craving for something spicy. The thai food at Sontaya didn't disappoint. It's so delicious. Love the awesome view too.

10  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in a southeast asian restaurant and the experience is worth remembering. I would surely recommend it to our clients and to my friends. I'd like to commend Andrea, Ko Ko Khant for delivering a great service. Lyka welcomed us and sit us to...More

13  Thank Chevin P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a fantastic dinner with you. The experience was exceptional. Sumptuous food, great lighting and wonderful staff.

13  Thank Red E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We randomly pick south east asian cuisine in town and this restaurant doesn't disappoint me with the taste,elegant,view and service. Though we waited to get a seat for about 20minutes,but the staff really help you to explore there menu while your waiting for your table....More

13  Thank lumbiswilliam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was invited by colleagues and while the setting of the restaurant is beautiful and somewhat authentic, the food unfortunately does not match the ambience. Most of the dishes we tried were cooked to match the local taste but not anyone who expected true Asian...More

2  Thank stremor75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a great Asian delight, Sontaya Restaurant & Bar is a must visit when in Abu Dhabi. We just did! Savored the enchanting views of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi in a unique pavilion setting, we indulged ourselves in...More

12  Thank Diorella J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place especially at night! All the foods are good & staffs are so kind! Best thai restaurant in Abu dhabi!

15  Thank Milan P
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Sontaya is located inside St Regis Hotel and Spa in Saadiyat Island, in Abu Dhabi. Arrival at the venue is already beautiful, as the hotel is located in this new area of Abu Dhabi that hosts very special and pleasant venues, like the golf club...More

14  Thank tina_n_v
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stuart b
12 July 2017|
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Response from Diorella J | Reviewed this property |
I think it depends on your preference. When we were there, I can see some group of family or friends who went on al fresco dining. Having a breath taking view of the beach is worthy anyway isnt it?
stuart b
12 July 2017|
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Response from Gaihera | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say it.. It is impossible to stay outside during August in UAE, even all summer...They have already almost 50 degres Celsius and the humidity may feel you uncomfortable. I can advise to check the weather and the App... More
21 May 2017|
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Response from sexysuzy | Reviewed this property |
We reserved a table on both occasions dining at Sontaya.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saadiyat Island | c/o The St Regis Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 498 8888
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