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Sontaya

Saadiyat Island | c/o The St Regis Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 498 8888
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“thai food” (28 reviews)
“fish cakes” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Saadiyat Island | c/o The St Regis Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 463 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow oh wow. What a find. Our son visited after the Louvre and highly recommended we did the same. It is situated in the St Regis Sadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi. You enter surrounded by water and you sit inside by the window looking out...More

6  Thank Moosie57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food here. Whilst staying at the St Regis hotel, be sure to eat here. Exquisite food, pleasant staff, romantic atmosphere

4  Thank 728neilh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here this evening and found the place really really good. It has class and was very friendly. We started with a chilli beef wrap and a scallop salad. Both very good. Then I had salmon red curry and my wife had pad Thai...More

5  Thank abafcb1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the place, decor and the food. Appealing to eyes and palate. Top marks for the crab salad, the sea bass and the chicken ..... The pad Thai noodles was a notch lower.

4  Thank Rajesh D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is NOTHING about this restaurant that I didn't like !! The food - excellent , the ambiance - excellent , the service and the attention to detail of every member of staff that we encountered - sensational. We came back 3 times during our...More

5  Thank Dave H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very pleasant dinner at Sontaya, Thai food was very nice, most of it authentic and for a reasonable price. Special note for the service provided by Alexandre. Alexandre displayed the true hospitality from his homeland of Mauritius. Friendly but not familiar, curious...More

4  Thank LeLeviathan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had some friends visiting Abu Dhabi , they were really impressed with the food , I am glad I took them to Sontaya. Everything we ordered was delicious and the service was great as usual. our reservation was at 2:00pm and we were able to...More

5  Thank shervan s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sontaya was an impromptu dinner plan that I'm glad happened. I was staying at Sadiyat Rotana and decided to pop over to St. Regis for dinner (NO CLUE WHERE) Walked over to Buddha Bar as it was a name I was familiar with but they...More

6  Thank Vivek K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Servers were friendly and polite. My dish Mie goreng was super salty so I had to ask them to fix it. And they did and it was good. Foods were fine and good environment.

8  Thank sumiremike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite restaurants in Abu Dhabi, if you like Thai food then this is the place to go without a doubt. The setting is beautiful, the food amazing and the service is outstanding. I called to reserve a table for our celebration, upon...More

8  Thank JIHAD40
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Juliebailey211
20 August 2018|
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Response from Stregis_Management | Property representative |
Hi Juliebailey211 Thank you for your message. The dress code for our Sontaya restaurant is Casual with closed shoes. The UAE National dress is most welcome. Shorts are allowed. Flip-flops and sandals are not allowed... More
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stuart b
12 July 2017|
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Response from Gordon R | Reviewed this property |
I personally wouldn't. It will be far too hot and humid, especially if there is no breeze. You won't have to worry about your food going cold though 😂
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
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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Description
Sontaya, meaning sunset in Thai, is the seductively beautiful venue at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort that is set amongst a series of floating pavilions that look out to the beach and across the turquoise Arabian Gulf. Featuring enchanting ambience and flavorsome fare, the pavilions and terraces overlooking shimmering pools exude romance by night, while signature cocktails complement the restaurant’s cheerful energy during the day.
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