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Gili Air Santay Restaurant

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Gili Air, West Nusa Tenggara 1088, Indonesia
+62 81915993782
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food on each visit

This was the restaurant we kept coming back to during our 6 night stay at Gili air. Most restaurants in the area can offer friendly staff and cosy seaside setting but Santay was the best for me when it came to dependable and good (mostly Indonesian) food. Their lemon juice was the best we got... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

the length of it is kind of hidden, as it goes a long way along the beach, but this is such a special find. The food was the best we found on Gili Air and presentation was tops. The tables are both regular seated and traditional Bali setups. Very romantic. Also the staff were having so much fun it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was the restaurant we kept coming back to during our 6 night stay at Gili air. Most restaurants in the area can offer friendly staff and cosy seaside setting but Santay was the best for me when it came to dependable and good (mostly Indonesian) food. Their lemon juice was the best we got during our stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We had a lovely dinner! Can not fault the food! I had a Pad Thai it was great and my partner fresh grilled fish which was delicious!! We also went back again on our 4 day stay! The prices are also very good and location right by the sea!

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

It's cheap and simple meal, but not bad at all. And they are the only ones in Indonesia who really can cook "a little bit spicy" food, not making it too hot. Maybe it's related to the excellent English of the manager - a local girl who used to live in Germany. Recommended!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

No metter what you want: The y have some of the best cocktails, very tasty Nasi/Mie Goreng and other local dishes and probably the best Schnitzel on the island. You might like it or not: But not only our kids after many saté-days where thrilled by the quality of their chicken schnitzel. Even Mama and Papa had to admit that... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

yes this place for take relaxing and while see good view and with familiar staff make me wanna stay any logger

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Darwin, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We ate here many times and the Veg Spring Rolls are amazing. We ended up going on a private snorkeling trip because the staff were so friendly and didn't want to go with a whole bunch of others and it was excellent. Ask for Echo and Gerry.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Had a curry lunch here. Had the indo veg and chicken curry and also a fish curry. Was really looking forward to it but was quite disappointing. The fish was sparse and not a nice white meaty fish. Chicken curry was a bit greasy. Lovely setting but feel we chose the wrong items.

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Came here every day during the week we stayed on Gili Air. The service was great, and in the end we felt like hanging out with friends when we came there. My friend played chess with the waiters etc. They gave us useful tips, for instance told us how to prepare real Lombok coffee and where to buy Coffee Lima... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Nice squid curry! But not as good MataHari's Nice squid curry! But not as good MataHari's Nice squid curry! But not as good MataHari's

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Additional Information about Gili Air Santay Restaurant

Address: Gili Air, West Nusa Tenggara 1088, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 81915993782
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  West Nusa Tenggara  >  Lombok  >  Gili Islands  >  Gili Air
Average Prices: USD 3 - 13
Cuisine: Thai, Vegetarian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gili Air, West Nusa Tenggara 1088, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  West Nusa Tenggara  >  Lombok  >  Gili Islands  >  Gili Air
  • Phone Number: +62 81915993782

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 13
  • Cuisine: Thai, Vegetarian

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