the seven times world snooker champion will be at the Queen Victoria Pub on
Soi 6 on Thursday, May 22 where he will answers questions regarding his career
as one of the most successful players in the history of the sport. With 65
professional titles under his belt Stephen has a vast experience which he is
willing to share with you all. So get yourself along to the Queen Vic on Soi 6
at 9pm for a great sporting evening – and a chance to meet Stephen Hendry in
person. Call 038 425 418 for further details.
The next meeting of Pattaya City Expats
Club (PCEC) will be on Sunday, May 4. The Club meets every Sunday morning
at Henry J. Bean’s Restaurant on the north end of Beach Road in the grounds
of the Amari Orchid Resort. The program starts as usual at 10:30 a.m. with a
buffet breakfast available from 9:30 to 11 a.m., everyone welcome. This week
the PCEC welcomes back Pira Sudham, the Thai author who originates from a
small town in Isaan but who writes in English. Pira will provide an update of
his new books and his perception of the current situation in Thailand. This
will be followed by the ever-lively Open Forum and an update on the happenings
in and around Pattaya. A full report appears each week in Pattaya Mail.
Check out www.pattayacityexpats club.com for more information.
The Pattaya Irish Society meets every
Wednesday at 8 p.m. at Moonrakers in Pong. Call John on 086 112 0988 for
Rotary Club of Jomtien-Pattaya
welcomes you to their Wednesday meetings in the Rotary room Royal Cliff Grand
Hotel: Time 18.30 for 19.00. Contact Lloyd Jones (Membership) 0878043943.
For the past 28 years the Samaritans of
Thailand have been providing confidential crisis intervention services
over the telephone. The English-speaking unit, Samaritans English Help Line
operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide support to the expatriate
community. English-speaking staff, trained in crisis intervention will provide
active, non-judgmental and empathetic listening services on the phone. All
calls will be handled on an anonymous basis and are free of charge. Please
call (02) 713-6791 (24hrs a day, 7 days a week).
The Royal British Legion Thailand is
now firmly established at Tropical Bert’s 2nd Road next to Soi 6/1.
We are now approaching 70 members, why don’t you become No 70. Served in
H.M. Armed Forces? Or even if you have not, as long as you support the
principles of the Legion you are welcome to join. We meet every Sunday lunch
from 1pm. Our future trips include in early June a week in Batu Gajah,
Malaysia: a chance to meet up with our Aussie friends and commemorate the 50th
anniversary of the Malay Emergency. Contact Bert 089 8072335 or call in to
Tropical Bert’s 2nd Road Opp Bangkok Bank.
Rotary Club Pattaya Marina meets
every Friday at 7pm at the Balcony Restaurant (Pattaya North Rd). For further
information call President Nicolas Demet on 081 983 4082.
Chess Club players meet every day at
"Margarita Madness" by Soi 10, Jomtien Beach Road, directly across
from the Sea Breeze Hotel. Everyone welcome. Call 087 008 9951 for details.
The Dutch Expat Club meets the last
Thursday of every month at Chateau Dale on Thappraya Road at 6pm. For full
details please check out the website at www.nederland severenigingpattaya.org
or email albertmartin26@yahoo .com. New members are always welcome.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Pattaya:
The Pattaya Group meets Monday & Thursday at noon; Monday, Tuesday
& Friday at 5pm and Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday at 7:30pm
at the Satree Pattana Center, Soi Skaw Beach (2nd Rd): Contact Jim on 087 927
0437. The Good Morning Pattaya Group meets every morning 9am at the Highlander
Guest House, Soi Skaw Beach: Contact Mike 081 741 3166. The Jomtien Group
meets everyday at noon at Jomtien Long Stay Hotel: Contact: Jerry 086 141
Come by The Bay at Dusit Thani Pattaya
for a marvelous Italian dining experience! For the month of May, we invite you
to try Chef Claudio’s renowned Italian specialties including papardelle alla
menta con ragu d’ agnello (home made mint-flavoured pasta tossed with lamb
ragout), fettucine "Marco Polo" (black and white fettuccine pasta
with crab meat enhanced by celery and fennel flambéed with Americano),
capelli d’angelo dello chef (angel hair chef’s special, beef and pork
cubes sautéed with diced tomatoes, mushrooms and flambéed with Barolo wine)
and sachetti di pasta ai frutti di mare in salsa di zafferano (seafood parcels
tossed with saffron sauce). All prepared with an authentic Italian culinary
flair using only the freshest ingredients! Dine in or alfresco with the
breathtaking view of Pattaya Bay. The Bay Italian Restaurant is located on the
3rd floor of Dusit Thani Pattaya.
Open every day for lunch from 11:30 am-2:30 pm, Dinner from 6:30-10 pm. For
more information and reservations, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext 2270.
Mantra Restaurant & Bar presents
an Oyster Oasis throughout the month of May. Discover these delicious fruits
of the sea in awe-inspiring creations and food designs from Superchef
Supachai. There’s a whole oyster oasis waiting to be devoured so head over
to Mantra, stock up on some mineral goodness and get yourself in the mood.
Mantra Restaurant & Bar is situated at the Amari Resort & Tower on
Pattaya Beach Road. Open 5pm - 1am daily. Call 038 429 591 or email:
firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Fantastic fish creations at The Peak
Restaurant, Dusit Thani Pattaya: Throughout May, award-winning chef, Chi
Tak Lai will prepare only the finest fish creations that will surely enchant
your palate. Stroll up to the 9th
floor of Dusit Thani Pattaya and find yourself in the simple yet sophisticated
setting of The Peak, the five-star hotel’s Chinese Restaurant where
authentic Chinese cuisine is complemented by the splendid view of Pattaya Bay!
This month’s signature dishes include pan-fried salmon with fruit
mayonnaise, fish fillet soup with conpoy and dry rice fish, stuffed snow fish
with Yunan ham and fried egg noodle with black pepper, 2 styles of sea bass
(yin-yang) and fried stuffed ginkgo nut with sesame. The Peak is open every
day, 11:30 am-2:30 pm for lunch, and for dinner from 6:30 pm-10 pm. For
reservations, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2276.
Amor Restaurant has prepared a
wonderful array of food, drinks and desserts for the mango season, so come by
and sample some of the original creations of Richard and his team: West Indies
chicken breasts Bt.390 with rum, fresh mango, banana, raisins and cashew nuts
in a light curry sauce: West Indies pork fillet Bt.390 with rum, fresh mango,
banana, raisins and cashew nuts in a light curry sauce: West Indies prawns
Bt.430 with rum, fresh mango, banana, raisins and cashew nuts in a light curry
sauce; mango pork fillet Bt.390 with Thai whisky, fresh mango and coconut
cream; mango chicken breasts Bt.390 with Thai whisky, fresh mango and coconut
cream. The above served with the daily vegetables and a choice of potatoes.
Crazy mango sundae Bt.210 three scoops of coconut ice cream, Malibu, fresh
mango, whipped cream and cashew nuts: fresh mango cheesecake Bt.150; fresh
mango Bt.140; fresh mango and sticky rice Bt.150; mango yoghurt smoothie
Bt.90; mango daiquiri Bt.190; mango colada Bt.210 a blend of rum, pineapple
juice, fresh mango, coconut cream and coconut ice cream. Tel: 038-710-680,
email: richard@ amorrestaurant.com, www. amorrestaurant.com, open 5pm to
Siam Bayshore Resort & Spa’s Bali
Hai by the Sea offers a daily seafood BBQ buffet with delicacies from the
sea and other local and international specialties in impressive surroundings.
Sit under the stars with your loved one and enjoy the view over the Gulf of
Siam and the lights of Pattaya while enjoying freshly prepared food items.
Call 038 428-678-81 for details.
Poseidon Restaurant & Casa Pascal
Restaurant are both now offering new daily set lunch menus. Choose from a
wide range of appetizers, soups, mains & desserts, and build your own 2 to
4 course set menu. The price is very attractive 350 baht for 2 courses / 490
baht for 4 courses. The a la carte menu is also available. Don’t forget the
free car wash during lunch from 11.00 - 14.00 at Casa Pascal. The set menu is
available every day from 11.00 hrs. - 14.00 hrs, except on Sundays when there
is the Brunch Buffet at Casa Pascal from 10.00 hrs. - 15.00 hrs. Call (038)
723 660 for more information.
Escape the summer heat at Captain’s
Corner BBQ restaurant with the special drink "White Sangria".
Originated in Spain, Sangria is a chilled white wine drink with delicious
tropical fruit bits to add the little extra bite. Sip together with the famous
Eat-All-You-Can BBQ, great taste and wonderfully refreshing! Price per glass
145 baht+. Price per 250ml carafe 270 baht+. Price per 500 ml carafe 480
baht+. The Captain’s Corner BBQ restaurant is located at the Residence
Suites, Thappraya Road on the way to Jomtien.
Come enjoy Casa Pascal Restaurant’s
delicious gourmet set menu: Food only 1,450 baht net or menu with unlimited
beverages 2,900 baht net, open daily 11:00 ~ 23.00 / Sunday brunch buffet
every Sunday 10:30 ~ 15:00, adults 899 baht net including a glass of house
champagne, children 599. For reservation (038) 723 660 fax (038) 723 659,
e-mail: info @restaurant-pattya.com. For more information: www
Essence Restaurant at the Amari
Resort and Tower invites you to an Italian dining evening in the unique
setting of the poolside terrace. The resident chef has created a wonderful
buffet of authentic Italian home style cooking. Enjoy a wide range of
antipasto or create your own pasta dish and delight in a full mouthwatering
dessert buffet. Every Friday from 18:00 - 22:00: Only 590 baht++ per person.
For reservations and more info, call 038 418-418 or email: email@example.com,
Amazing Saturday Brunch at More Bar &
Grill: A full range of an all-you-can-eat international flavor brunch
buffet. The highlights include seafood, creamy pastas, freshly-made Japanese
sushi, carvery and a huge variety of desserts. Inclusive is one bottle of
finely selected premium bubbling sparkling wine, which you can enjoy in a
beautiful and modern ambience. The price is only baht 990++ inclusive of one
bottle of sparkling wine, from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The More Bar & Grill
is located on Pattaya 2nd Road at
the front of the Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa, next to the Royal
Garden shopping plaza. For more information call (66) 38 412 120.
The newly renovated Cascade Restaurant
offers not only the best in Thai dining, but also superb international
cuisine. Buffets are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner (except
Wednesday and Saturday nights). There is always a great selection and
unlimited servings from the salad bar and the seafood, Thai, Asian and
European stations. While you dine in the Cascade’s newly refurbished
facilities, enjoy the view of the cascading waterfall at the Atrium. Buffet
lunch is baht 500++, buffet dinner is baht 676++. The Cascade Restaurant is
located on the 4th floor of Dusit
Thani Pattaya. For more information and reservations, please call 0
3842 5611-7 ext. 2153.
Theme buffet evenings at the
Montien Hotel, Pattaya: Wednesdays - La Mer Restaurant, Mediterranean
buffet dinner 6.30 p.m. - 10 p.m., adults 650++ baht / children 350++ baht;
Friday - Verandah Coffee Shop, BBQ & seafood buffet dinner 6 p.m. - 10
p.m., adults 750++ baht / children 400++ baht; Saturday - Verandah Coffee
Shop, international buffet dinner 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., adults 650++ baht /
children 350++ baht. Pamper yourself with the exceptional variety of
all-you-eat favourites, dazzlingly laid out for an evening of leisurely
dining. Bring you family and friends. Sit back, relax and enjoy. For
reservations please call 038-428155, 361340 ext 1620, 1621 or e-mail: Pattaya@montien.com
New and only at Moon River Pub! The
After Work Club, Sunday through Thursday, 7 pm to midnight, offers guests a
Western or Thai evening menu. Groups of 30 people may choose from the European
and Thai all you can eat buffet (booking 1 day in advance). The all you can
drink (wine, beer, juice, soft drinks, whiskey, tequila, etc.) counts for both
offers. Price per person: 1,000 baht each. The Moon River Pub is located in
front of the Thai Garden Resort, North Pattaya Road.
Jameson’s Irish Pub’s Wednesday
three-course ‘Quick Service’ special for 195 baht continues: Home made
soup, mixed salad, or mussels ‘vinai’ (cooked in their shells with butter,
garlic & herbs). Steak and mushroom pie (cooked in a beer sauce) with
crisp french-fries followed by dessert - a choice of two items, depending upon
the chef’s mood! This new three-course Wednesday special is served from 12
Noon till 11pm. Other daily specials for 195 baht include on Monday: fillet
steak special; Tuesday: chicken cordon bleu, chicken breast stuffed with ham
& cheese served with chips, vegetables, & gravy sauce; Thursday:
lasagna with meat sauce & white sauce covered with cheddar cheese &
parmesan cheese served with mixed salad. All the specials are served with
starter & dessert. From 12 noon until 11 p.m. As always Jameson’s serves
its all day and night carvery at the weekends, as much as you can eat for 350
baht; soup & salad bar 175 baht. Saturday 5 pm – 11 pm and Sunday 1 pm
– 11 pm. Cider on draft is back as well as bottled Newcastle Brown Ale. Tel.
038-361-873-4, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Café New Orleans, a culinary
landmark for over 9 years on eclectic Pattayaland Soi 2, has expanded its
Fiesta Filipina menu and added an additional special menu including
imported black Angus tenderloin steak, succulent lamb tenderloin, scallops,
assorted dinner crepes and chocolate soufflé for dessert. You can order
anything from the famous rack of baby back ribs and imported steaks to special
gourmet entrées, side dishes and deserts. Chefs coming from some of the top
restaurants in Manila prepare delicious Filipino dishes to suit all tastes.
For more information or to make a reservation call 038 710 805, fax 038 710
If you love Salsa, don’t miss this
party! Annual Salsa by the Beach #2: Venue - Gold Cliff House, Pattaya
Hill in South Pattaya. For information and tickets, contact Nick: 08 7148
1905, Ricardo: 089 035 7032, Carlos: 08 4023 3999, Jorge: 08 4186 6780,
Steps & Rhythm Dance Academy
holds regular social dancing parties on Saturdays and monthly workshops in
Salsa, Latin and Standard Ballroom on Weekdays. Come and let the Academy’s
dance instructors lead you on the dance floor! The next scheduled
parties are on May 3, 17 and 31. Please call Stephanie Moorhouse on 089 544
4842 for further information
Enjoy live, world-class music at the Jazz
Pit Pub on Soi 5, Second Road, every night except Tuesdays. On Monday
nights international artists get together for jam sessions, so if you play an
instrument or just love the sound of jazz, come and join in the fun in this
classy and cozy atmosphere.
Gallery Opium introduces an
exhibition titled "Cosmic Interludes" by renowned artists
John Biangazzo & Nartana Holzweiler. The two artists invite viewers to
engage on a more subconscious level, through form, texture, colour and space,
endeavouring to create a place in which viewers can enter into their own
dialogue. Exhibit runs from May 3 - 31. Work by both international and Thai
artists is also currently featured at the gallery and all the paintings on
display are for sale. Gallery Opium, 315/26 Thepprasit Road, Pattaya - contact
Alan Kirkland-Roath, gallery director on 038 303 040 (Gallery), 0850 847 947
(English) and at the Sheraton Pattaya, 437 Pratamnak Road. Contact: Pathira
Nakngam Riley, marketing communications manager, tel. 038 259 888.
Door 2 Door’s May triple promotion:
receive 10% discount from the A La Turca Turkish restaurant, Second Road, 10%
discount Benihana Japanese restaurant, Royal Garden & Rice Mill, under the
Marriott Hotel, 2nd Road. To receive your free Door 2 Door Menu (2008 edition)
call 038 720 222 and a friendly driver will deliver a free copy to you, or
Hard Rock Cafe Pattaya Party Pack -
Fab Four! - Choose four dishes from Hard Rock’s six-pack offering. Party
pack includes 1 jug of Singha beer and 1 jug of soft drink plus 1 classic Hard
Rock Cafe Pattaya T-shirt and a complimentary photo at only THB 1,800 net. For
more information & reservations please call 038 426 635.
Early chillers specials at the –5
Supper Club: Throughout May & June enjoy a free cocktail, beer or
house wine with every tapas order from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. On Tuesday’s buy 1
get same free from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.; Wednesday’s get 50% off Ice Bar access
with every 3 or 4 course dinner ordered; Thursday is Ladies Night, Buy 1 get
one free (you call it) until midnight; Friday purchase any bottle of 42 Below
vodka and get free mixers. For more info call 038 489 488 or visit