In town and desperately seeking an extraordinary dining experience? Look no further than The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi for an ideal meal whatever the occasion.
Memorable moments to cherish are made regularly at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi. From The St. Regis’ legendary Rituals to the resort’s many restaurants, guests will experience an unforgettable dining experience during their stay. What’s on the menu at The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi? Yalla breaks down fine dining for the famished.
All Day Dining Defined
There’s always Olea. All day dining can be banal but not at the The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi. Mediterranean-influenced and with panoramic views of the ocean, Olea features cooking stations where staff await guests' every whim. With its indoor and alfresco options, it is ideal for a relaxing dining experience with family or friends.
Imagine a saxophonist playing at sunset as you lounge and enjoy exceptional Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi signature creations by the beach surrounded by friends and family. You no longer have to travel to faraway lands for this experience. Now this urban al fresco experience can be had right on Saadiyat Island.
Meaning sunset in Thai, Sontaya is a seductively beautiful spot to take in the evening ritual of watching a dazzling sunset across the turquoise Arabian Gulf. Featuring enchanting ambience and flavoursome fare, the floating pavilions and terraces overlook shimmering pools and exude romance by night. A spicy night at Sontaya is all but guaranteed.
Rituals & Reimagined Classics
Every St. Regis hotel or resort crafts its own unique, locally inspired interpretation of the brand’s signature beverage. At the St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, you might indulge in an Arabian Snapper or the Lady Astor Afternoon Tea originated by “The” Mrs. Astor—mother of founder of the first St. Regis in New York who was known to host intimate gatherings with her closest friends. Afternoon tea at The St. Regis is a timeless tradition.
Daily from 2 – 6 pm
The dynamic duo behind MAZI, Christina Mouratoglou and Adrien Carre, are vivacious and
effortlessly chic and well reflect their new Greek dining offering. Yalla discussed MAZI with them.
How was the concept for Mazi born?
Christina: The culinary tradition in Greece is all about sharing. When I go to restaurants, and I look at the menu, and I want to taste everything. I won’t be restricted to one main course and one starter. A sharing menu allows you to try a lot of food!
Adrien: Also, we noticed that people interact much more at MAZI, because they’re talking about the food. When you are sharing everything, it brings you together.
This is your first debut outside of London?
Adrien: Yes, this is our first international restaurant.
How did you choose Abu Dhabi, or did Abu Dhabi choose you?
Christina: Abu Dhabi chose us.
Adrien: A bit of both. Yes, Abu Dhabi did choose us, but we have a very strong Middle East following in London, and many people had asked us to come to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Riyadh. So, it just feels right. The cuisine goes very well with this locale.
What’s your signature dish?
Adrien: We have three. I can’t name just one! Grilled aubergine with thyme honey, soy sauce, and aubergine chips is definitely one. Courgette cakes, cucumber and mint, and the feta tempura (shown above) with lemon marmalade and caper meringue. They are all big hitters.
Mazi, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, 02 498 8888
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