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Welcome to Sontaya

Sontaya, meaning sunset in Thai, is the seductively beautiful venue at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort set amongst a series of floating pavilions overlooking and across the turquoise Arabian Gulf.

Featuring enchanting ambience and flavorsome fare, overlooking shimmering pools exude romance by night, while signature cocktails complement the restaurant's cheerful energy during the day. 

Featured Offers
  • Wagyu Treat

    Unwind and relax within the elegant and romantic ambiance of Sontaya and embark on a remarkable gastronomical journey.

    Indulge in a special curated menu dedicated to one of the finest meats in the world, Wagyu beef. Choose from five expertly crafted specialties prepared with fresh ingredients and authentic spices; highlighting the juicy and aromatic flavour of premium Wagyu beef. 
    This lavish menu features the light and healthy ‘spicy smoked striploin salad' which is a colourful mix of grilled Wagyu beef, compressed cucumber and sriracha caviar and the irresistible ‘xiao long bao dumplings', filled with an enrapturing mixture of tenderloin Wagyu beef, truffle oil, crispy enoki, tapioca pearls and ginger shi-sho sauce that will satisfy your cravings. 

    Available Daily throughout September 
    7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    A la carte 
    Reservations are recommended in advance

Experience Our Exclusive Dining Areas

Exclusive dining opportunities, personalized service and crafted experiences, are successfully provided at the seductive Sontaya restaurant. Set up by the Arabian Gulf at the magical Saadiyat Island and amongst an inviting ambiance of water features and floating pavilions, Sontaya accommodates two separate private dining areas to organize intimate events. One indoors and the other one extending outdoors as well, can offer a private dinner for a team of 20 and 55 respectively. Celebrate any special occasion or enhance business gatherings and family escapes in a relaxing and calm ambiance and allow the bar mixologist to surprise you with creative beverages prior to a mouthwatering meal experience.