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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)
“thai food” (22 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 4 days 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

1  Thank John J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited from the Park Hyatt next door as wanted Asian food. Great authentic flavours and really delicious spiced/aromatic cocktails to accompany the food. Would visit again.

2  Thank Arran1980
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favorites in Abu Dhabi, this restaurant offers modern mix of Thai and Vietnamese food (with some other Asian influences) in a luxurious environment. Price is high, but quality is really good. Wine list is extensive, but also very expensive. Best is to...More

3  Thank Jorge M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sontaya used to be one of the best Thai / South East Asian options in the city. We had been to Sontaya many times before and live in Abu Dhabi. It appears that the chef and other kitchen staff have moved on elsewhere. The replacement...More

Thank Blake C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful service & nice ambience. Everyone had a fabulous lunch. We were a group of 6 and everyone ordered different items on the menu - no one was disappointed. Would have preferred the teas to be hotter but this would not stop me returning or...More

5  Thank Lorence83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i am not a big fan of Asian cuisine but Sontaya offers the perfect Asian experience from its relaxing ambiance, mouth watering food and amazing scents. For couples, families or friends, i highly recommend this restaurant, especially in winter so you can enjoy the outdoor...More

5  Thank Basma_eletreby
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had a delicious meal here, the menu is very vast and we took a long time to decide! It is quite pricey but the food quality and presentation is very good, with portion sizes also generous. We had the entertainer voucher which made it...More

8  Thank Heather T
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I had dinner at Sontaya. The atmosphere was warm and cozy and the food was delicious. I would definitely dine there again.

8  Thank kay4442017
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Sontaya to celebrate our first anniversary and the only thing I've regretted- why I haven't came here before? Entire experience was great: food is very satisfying for Asian flavors lovers, the waitress was very friendly and helpful, the place itself is beautiful...More

9  Thank kazaasta
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my dinner at Sontaya during my recent stay at the St Regis Saadiyat Island. The food is delicious. Special thank you to all the staff for all their work. Congratulations!

9  Thank Justino_Cabecas
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Questions & Answers
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
  • 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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
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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
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