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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“duck curry” (7 reviews)
“thai food” (20 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

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

3  Thank Milan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

4  Thank tina_n_v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant couple of times already and it never fail on giving us a great night. The romantic floating pavilion, the pleasurable dishes, the attentiveness of the staff and I could go on further... I would always choose this asian restaurant over every...More

3  Thank Cheska D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have sampled Vietnamese a Thai food before but never to this standard of food and service. An excellent menu with wide choice but also very traditional dishes. A myriad of wonderful tastes in every course. Service was courteous and friendly at the same time...More

4  Thank ProfRussel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The setting and ambiance of Sontaya is great and reminds me of being back in Phuket. The food was good, however they made the cardinal mistake of overlooking the lamb which was grey and tough - even though I had asked for it medium rare....More

Thank Bertman56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of best Thai food , best view of ocean at Saadiyat Island St Regis. Cant say much of food but its perfect if you like Southern Thai. Outdoor seating with view of ocean is so beautiful good for friends and for couples and family....More

4  Thank almarri123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't ask for more than a delicious meal, a beautiful setting and a fantastic service always checked upon by the staff and the manager on shift too. This is a fantastic restaurant and ticks all the boxes, by far the best asian food I’ve...More

4  Thank LouisRegis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on my birthday in April. We covered the menu and the food was the best I have tasted, and that includes restaurants in Thailand and I could not fault the service... You can see why Sontaya gets the plaudits it does. It is...More

6  Thank DoubleDLedge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sontaya is my favourite restaurant in Abu Dhabi for their best service and food. We celebrate my mother's birthday during her visit to Abu Dhabi and she loved it, food and swrvice was great as usual. The view from the restaurant is breathtaking. We will...More

7  Thank natallia L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friends had dinner at sontaya!! All i can say that the food was amazing specially the "massaman short rib curry" the portion was too kind as well.The service was attentive and friendly i feel like i want to come back again and...More

7  Thank Sukhil R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi there, I want to bring my family there for a weekend. Driving from Dubai. We plan to arrive on Friday afternoon and leave on Sat afternoon?
20 May 2017|
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Response from sexysuzy | Reviewed this property |
We reserved a table on both occasions dining at Sontaya.
Hi, we stayed at the St Regis last September and having been to Sontaya a number of times throughout our stay I would really love if someone could let me know the recipe for your Massman Short Rib Curry? It was DELICIOUS!!!! Thank you in advance.
10 May 2016|
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Response from Stregis_Management | Property representative |
Hi Amber, Could you please email our main hotel email address which you can find on our website and inform them of your request, they will then forward your request to our Executive chef. Sorry I can't provide you with... More
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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
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12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
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12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
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