The Spice Den At Santai Retreat

Our on-site restaurant The Spice Den offers the most amazing Thai street food experience with its banquet style food menu and delicious cocktails. The Spice Den specialises in Thai cuisine that has our guests and locals raving. Open from Wednesday through to Sunday, dinner reservations are accepted from 6pm and is served a-la-carte or banquet style inside or alfresco overlooking the retreats stunning pool areas. Lunch is served Friday to Sunday only, from noon until 3pm.


Room Service

Should having a quiet meal in your room be the preferred option, room service is available at no extra charge during the restaurants opening hours. You can order room service on line by simply downloading the SPICEDEN app from the app store. Alternatively our Guest Services team can assist with connecting you through to the restaurant.

How To Book

Online bookings are the most reliable way to book a table at the Spice Den. Book your table now.

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Opening Times


Friday $34 Banquet available from 12pm till 2pm, open all day from 12pm

Saturday $34 Banquet available from 12pm till 2pm, open all day from 12pm

Sunday $34 Banquet available all day from 12pm


Wednesday & Thursday 5pm until midnight

Christmas and New Year Trading Hours

We are pleased to announce that apart from the upcoming public holidays listed below, the Spice Den will be open seven days a week from Wednesday 27th December through to Sunday 14th January 2018. The Spice Den will be closed on the following public holidays:

Monday 25th December 2017 – Christmas Day
Tuesday 26th December 2017 – Boxing Day
Monday 1st January 2018 – New Years Day

Other Dining Options

There are a range of other dining options available around Kingscliff and Santai Retreat. Here are a few more of our favourite restaurants that are also popular with the locals.