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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” (18 reviews)
“thai food” (24 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 yesterday

Went out to Saadiyat last weekend and ended up in the beautiful Sontaya with the family for desserts, amazing! Great service too!

2  Thank MikeXiao
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dinner was perfect, Papaya salad taste was so nice with tender & juicy BBQ stick. Fresh Seafood and meat is curry taste also attracted to me to come again. Warmly welcome and professional service by Thiri.

4  Thank Yin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Sontaya for Dinner and had an amazing evening. The location is beautiful, the lighting is great and you can hear the ocean (we went after sunset, so I guess before sunset you can even see the ocean). The food was very good....More

4  Thank suttinator
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel and were not disappointed- food and service were excellent and we had a table next to the water outside and it was a stunning place to have a meal. Food was excellent quality and service was great...More

Thank Dazjo35
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent location near the pool with a view on the sea. Very good Thai food. Warm welcome and very professional.

4  Thank jldlux
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting is beautiful. The service is also excellent. The food was fantastic, we enjoyed every part of our meal, especially the noodles with chicken. The drinks were also very good. We had an excellent evening. The atmosphere was very good and the booth seats...More

4  Thank AndreaNicolaou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While staying at St Regis, we dined in Sontaya on 2 separate evenings. The menu choice is extensive, the setting wonderful & the level of service superb, especially from Ko Ko. The flavours offered were a delight to experience. Wonderful evenings.

5  Thank Mr_Ians
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like spicy Thai food Sontaya is the restaurant for you. Tasty and delicious options and all surrounded by great views and an amazing ambiance. After reaching late for the last reservation during lunch we were welcomed and treated very well, great service from...More

6  Thank shervan s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were late for our lunch reservation and the staff still graciously accommodated us. We thoroughly enjoyed the pumpkin and sweet potato chips that is served at the start of the meal. I recommend the green thai curry! So flavourful and great service. The patio...More

6  Thank sherezam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Sontaya for the fixed menu Asian Brunch on a Saturday The food was simply Devine. In over 4 years in Abu Dhabi this was the best eating experience we have enjoyed. Service was excellent (from Co Co) was perfect. I don't need to...More

6  Thank John J
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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 😂
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
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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, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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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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