Oléa Mediterranean Restaurant

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Mediterranean-influenced, Oléa is the all-day dining venue of The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi. Located on the level one with panoramic view of the ocean and beyond, with its indoor and alfresco options, it is ideal for a relaxing dining experience with family or friends.

Situated on the lower lobby level of the resort, Olea instantly captivates with sleek, creamy marble floors, grand pillars, and soaring ceilings, which combine with a seemingly infinite wall of windows. Presenting panoramic views of the resort’s pools and the sparkling gulf, they also lead to the restaurant’s expansive outdoor stone dining terrace.

Populated by palm trees along with wrought iron tables and chairs, it wraps around an engaging water feature and provides a convenient space for guests wishing to enjoy alfresco dining.

Mirroring the waves outside, the indoor dining room’s ceiling boasts three-dimensional wave molding. The same undulation reappears in sophisticated sea tones on the wall above the restaurant’s live cooking stations, where expert chefs customize the cuisine to guests’ personal palate. In addition to the rotating buffet, an à la carte menu presents a wide selection of dishes.

neoalpha global is owned by Alessandro Ayanian, Creative Designer and Managing Director, who has over 20 years of experience in professional lighting having worked on most project types all around the world from large hotel resorts and masterplans to bars, restaurants, government buildings, corporate offices, stadiums, and private residences.

What we do is closely related to our philosophy about the impact of light on the human experience. Our lighting design solutions are premised on an understanding of how light can change the human psyche in terms of wellness which means that it requires exceptional creativity to design and turn sophisticated design ideas into reality.

At neoalpha we believe in 5 core values: Creativity, Innovation, Quality, Passion and Delivery. Our passion to strive above and beyond is our way of life. Specific deliverables vary from project to project, but our design process is often similar. Though there is not a single or finite path to deliver our design, each process does follow a consistent set of core ideas.

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