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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good restaurant

We found this restaurant when walking around the island. Its located in a quiet area. Coconut juice and pineapple juice were amazing. The food was fine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2015
Charlotte H
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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Paris, France
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant but nothing special. I won't say it was "waaaw". We had a pad thai and a grilled fish. Nothing incredible. The price are pretty cheap.

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Thank akvn83
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second visit this week. Great service and food cooked beautiful. Must try the tomato soup. Also had chicken schnitzel and chicken sate.

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Thank robandray59
Groningen, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We found this restaurant when walking around the island. Its located in a quiet area. Coconut juice and pineapple juice were amazing. The food was fine.

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Thank Charlotte H
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

We went there for lunch. The food is reasonably priced but the quality is average or below. pad Thai was just boring. The pancake was good tho. although I already expected it, the waiters were really trying hard to show how much they don't like to work. Combine average food with unmotivated personal.. There are much better choices on gili... More 

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Thank Marius K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

The BBQ fish is great here; I don't know about the quality of their other food. Friendly staff, nice looking place at a more quiet part of the Island. Go for the unicorn fish!

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Thank Christine H
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

We found Santay on our first day on Gili Air and we instantly felt a bond with the place which meant we ate lunch here all but one day of our week's holiday, and on that day we had dinner there... Initially we were charmed by the the layout and buzzy yet very relaxed atmosphere - you're right on the... More 

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Thank magstuns
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

We went there for lunch, my girlfriend and I, and we had a very good time! Owner was kind and spoke some words of French to us, haha. Food was good, especially the indonesian food, whereas the temph club sandwhich was underwhelming not to say deceiving but almost, because it had little to no tempeh and was a normal sandwhich,... More 

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Thank kitnoCC
Milan
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

It is ok for the price you pay. It is affordable. I order a Thai Papaya Salad and a fish green curry since in the menu looked like Thai Specialist.... The quality of the Papaya was not the best, it felt like plastic but the taste was ok. The fish green curry was not so good... It needed maybe more... More 

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Thank empirestate72
Wellington, New Zealand
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392 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Visited for dinner on a busy night. The Currys we had were very basic lacking in depth of flavour. The beer was cold and the service excellent. Prices were reasonable.

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Thank lynneandcarl
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

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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Restaurant Details

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: Asian, Thai, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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