Language and computer courses have restarted at North
Star Library: Thai and English Language courses and computer courses for 45
year olds and over. Enroll for English language and computer courses before
30 August 2011 and receive a free 3 month membership. Call 038 716 755 or
081 575 4854 or email northstarlibrary @hotmail.com for further information.
The 2011 Pattaya Motor Show is currently ongoing on the
ground floor of the Central Beach shopping mall and will conclude this
coming Sunday evening, August 7. The event features a variety of luxury
vehicles on display from different manufacturers as well as the star of the
show, an F1 Lotus Renault race car. There will also be a Miss Pattaya Motor
Show 2011 contest and other promotional activities taking place over the
On the occasion of Her Majesty the Queen’s birthday, the
Amari Orchid Pattaya, in conjunction with The Royal Project will present a
79 meter long charity peach chocolate cake at Central Center Pattaya from 11th-
14th August, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. There will also be a product exhibition by The
Royal Project, exciting shows on stage from students of various Pattaya
schools, traditional Thai music contest, and a young talent entertainer
contest to add to the fun and festivities. After deduction of costs, all
funds raised will be donated to the Amari Orchid Pattaya ‘Baht for a Better
Life’ charity which helps children from underprivileged backgrounds and to
local school projects in order to assist in the development of education in
Pattaya City. The price is only Baht 790 per meter or Baht 70 per piece for
this delicious cake. Place your order now and the Amari Orchid Pattaya will
deliver this delicious cake to your office in Pattaya, anytime from the
beginning of August. To place an order or obtain more info, call +66(0) 38
418-418 ext. 702, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lighthouse Club Pattaya will be holding their monthly
charity networking evening at the Zulu Bar, Centara Grand Mirage Beach
Resort on Friday, 5th August from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Admission is THB
300 for all ladies and voucher-members, THB 600 for all non-members.
Finger-food buffet and a free-flow of beer and wine will be available as
long as stock lasts. For more information email
The Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) will
be holding an Eastern Seaboard sundowners networking event at the Pullman
Pattaya Aisawan Hotel and Resort on Friday, August 19 from 6 p.m. - 8.30
p.m. Cost of admittance is 400 baht for members and 850 baht for non
members. For more information go to : www.austchamthailand.com.
Able the Disabled Foundation will be holding a Country
Fair at Horseshoe Point, Pattaya on October 1-2 and stalls are available for
vendors to showcase their products. Fair games for children will be running
from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and food sponsors will be selling plenty of delights
for all the family. The main event will be a Country & Western Night on
Saturday 1st October from 6.30 p.m. - 11 p.m. at the Hotel Grand Arena
Horseshoe Point. Tickets are available at THB500 adults and THB250 children.
Live country music will be performed by Barry Upton including his top hit
188.8.131.52. During the evening John Collingborne will be presenting a live
auction and other events on the night include a raffle, silent auction and
lucky door prizes. For more information and/or for ticket reservation call
086 8483684 (Eng).
Clubs and Associations
The next meeting of the Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC)
will be on Sunday, August 7. The guest speaker will be Darryl Read, an
entertainer who will talk about touring and recording with famous people.
The Club meets every Sunday morning at the Tavern by the Sea Restaurant
located on the north end of Beach Road (part of the Amari Orchid Resort).
The program starts as usual at 10:30 a.m. with a buffet breakfast available
from 9 to 11 a.m. Each week the PCEC has an interesting speaker to talk on
various subjects of interest in an informal setting. The program is followed
by the ever lively and often humorous Open Forum where questions are asked
and answers given about living in Pattaya as well as an update on events in
and around Pattaya. A full report appears each week in Pattaya Mail.
For more information about the Sunday meeting and the numerous other weekday
activities of the PCEC, see the Club’s website at www.pattaya
cityexpatsclub.com and learn more about the many and varied activities of
The Pattaya International Ladies Club (PILC) organizes
regular lunches and coffee mornings on the first and third Tuesday of every
month. For more information email email@example.com, or go to the website at
The Pattaya Irish Society meets every Wednesday at
8 p.m. at Moonrakers in Pong. Call John on 086 112 0988 for details.
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 Dennis Stark (Membership) 087 050 4729.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Pattaya: The Pattaya
Group meets Wednesday and Thursday at noon (open); Monday, Tuesday and
Friday at 5 p.m. (closed) and Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at
7:30 p.m. (closed) at the Satree Pattana Center, Soi Skaw Beach (2nd Rd):
contact Mick on 087 994 6224, Bob 087 939 2463 or Joe 082 715 2082. The Good
Morning Pattaya Group meets 9 a.m. every morning at the Highlander Guest
House, Soi Skaw Beach. All meetings are ‘open’: contact 080 091 7507. The
Jomtien Group meets every day at noon at Jomtien Long Stay Hotel: contact:
Warren on 086 158 9688, Andy 080 570 1404 or Henk 086 070 6684, Thai
contact: Somchai 081 445 3302. The Scandinavian Group meets on Tuesdays and
Fridays 6 p.m. at the Norwegian Seaman’s Church, Thappraya Road Soi 7:
contact Hans 085 135 7755 or Rune (Rayong) 089 754 9515.
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 Rotary Club Pattaya Marina meets every Friday
at 7.00 p.m. at the Pullman Aisawan, Wongamat Beach, between Soi 16 and 18
in Naklua. The evening meetings include a sumptuous international buffet.
For more information contact Club President Eric Larbouillat at
The Dutch Expats Club meets the last Thursday of
every month at 6 p.m. Feel free to see our website for the location address:
http://nvtpattaya.org. New members are always welcome.
DACH-Club - Meetings of German speaking residents for
dining, discussions, films and gemutlichkeit. Pat’s Leckerle, Soi 33 Naklua.
Check website http://www. dach-th.org/location.html
The RLC (Rayong Ladies Circle), which operates
mainly in the Ban Chang and Rayong areas, is a friendly and social group of
international women. They hold a monthly coffee morning, amongst many other
activities, on each second Tuesday of every month in the home of one of
their members. Everyone most welcome to join! For more information contact
rayongladiescircle @gmail.com or visit www. rayongladiescircle.com
The Optimist Club of Pattaya, which supports
activities and projects for poor underprivileged children in Thailand,
welcomes potential new members to visit them at their bi-monthly meetings.
For further information contact Nathan Russo 085 275 6724 or
Fred J. Estes Post 9876 of the Veterans of Foreign
Wars of the United States of America is a social group in Pattaya that
helps American Veterans and their dependants with benefit assistance related
to the Veterans Administration, Social Security and service related
agencies. There is no charge for our assistance. Post meetings are every
second Tuesday at 1300 hrs. at the Hogsbreath Saloon at 148 78/79 Sukhumvit
Rd. on Soi 46-3 (formerly Soi Batman). There are informal social gatherings
every Tuesday and Wednesday from 11:30 until 14:00. For more information
contact Eric Larsen, Post Commander, tel. 038-423462, email: vfwpost9876@
hotmail.com or visit the website at vfwpost9876.org
Pattaya Players is proud to announce the beginning of
its weekly summer play readings taking place every Thursday evening at 7
p.m. at the White Horse Tavern at Eastern Grand Palace Hotel. Come
out and enjoy an opportunity to meet Pattaya Players members in an informal
setting and engage in a variety of cold play readings. Everyone is welcome
and no stage experience is necessary. For further information email Wendy
Khan at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ray Lightbown at
Mata Hari Restaurant offers a selection of
gourmet food just arrived from the North Sea: Dover sole, baby
turbot, raw herring, and from Holland the famous Dutch smoked baby eel.
Asian food? Try Mata Hari’s new special: Nasi Rames: a Dutch Indonesian
Colonial favourite which consists of many different delicious dishes on one
plate. Mata Hari Restaurant is located on Thappraya Road in Pattaya. For
more information or reservations call 038 259 799, email louis@
mataharirestaurant.com or go to the restaurant website at:
The Tavern by the Sea Restaurant introduces the
following daily promotions: Monday Curry Night features the tastiest
curries, naan bread and salad buffet for just 399 baht net per person. BBQ
Grill Buffet every Wednesday at 499 baht net per person. Weekly carvery on
Thursday’s from 18.30 - 22.00 featuring the chef’s mouthwatering selection
of carvings and desserts for just 499 baht net per person. Saturday is
Seafood Buffet BBQ night for 650 baht net per person. Watch all the live
sports on the widescreen TV’s and take advantage of the great menu options.
Tavern by the Sea Restaurant is located on the north end of Beach Road (part
of the Amari Orchid Resort). For more information call 038 418 419.
Eat to the Beat at Starz Diner located at the
Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya between 2nd Road and Beach Road, Central
Pattaya. Named for its eclectic collection of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia and
show kitchen, Starz Diner is Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya’s all-day dining
restaurant located on the ground floor serving up authentic Thai-Chinese,
Japanese, Californian and Italian cuisine. Enjoy free flow drinks and a
whole spit roast pig on Saturdays for baht 950++ per person and Sundays baht
750++ per person. Show time for live music is from 6:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
For more information call 038 428 755-9 or go to
The Beach Club Restaurant of the Pullman
Pattaya Aisawan invites you to enjoy the “Trilogy” promotion every
Monday night by selecting one delicious meat or fish item from beef, lamb,
chicken, snapper or prawn and having them cooked in three styles and served
together on one plate. A vegetarian alternative is also available. “Trilogy”
also comes with a wide variety of starters, salads and desserts. Take
advantage of this new adventurous experience for only 799 baht - or include
a bottle of assorted wine at 999 baht net. On Thursday’s enjoy the diversity
of a Japanese buffet starting with salads and assorted sushi and sashimi,
spiced up with fiery, nose tingling Wasabi. Discover Japan’s hot dishes with
garlic fried rice, grilled beef rolls with mushroom, steamed tofu with soy
sauce and more. Move on to the timeless taste of Japan with assorted Shabu
Shabu, Tempura and Yakisoba. Later savor an almost endless line of
surprising desserts. Every Thursday for only 799 baht per person. For more
information or reservation, please call 038-411940-8.
Flare restaurant at the Hilton Pattaya Hotel
offers a sophisticated, contemporary and truly memorable dining experience
in opulent surroundings and with wonderful views. The Flare restaurant is
open from 6.30 p.m. - 11.30 p.m. every day. Fridays feature roasted aged
Australian rib at THB 999 net (Ladies cut) and THB 1,111 net (Gents cut).
Saturdays offer a 4 course set menu with such delicious items as Pacific
oysters, Atlantic salmon, Japanese sea scallops and Porterhouse steak. Cost
for 6 guests THB 15,000 net (book 2 days in advance). Edge restaurant
meanwhile is an all day pan Asian dining venue that caters to a variety of
tastes in a relaxed atmosphere. Come and try the amazing 7 days 7 themes
lunch menu featuring sushi, tortillas and other rolls on Mondays, Pizza and
Pasta on Tuesdays, Sandwiches and Burgers on Wednesdays, Asian noodles on
Thursdays and Pattaya seafood on Fridays. All menus at just 300 baht net per
person served from 12 noon – 2:30 p.m. Sundays also feature a Sunday Brunch
for THB 1,200 net per guest, with a wine menu at 600 baht, from 12 noon –
3:30 p.m. For more information or reservations, call 038 253 000.
Special during August, all mothers dining at Havana
Bar & Terrazzo with their children will receive a complimentary pizza of
your choice with more than 20 toppings to choose from. Experience the tastes
of Havana Bar & Terrazzo’s delicious menu selections and enjoy live music
from our bands every Friday and Saturday from 8:30 p.m. onwards. Happy Hour
drinks promotion continues daily from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. with “Buy 1 Get 1
Free”. Havana Bar & Terrazzo is located on beach Road, North Pattaya, next
to Holiday Inn Pattaya. For more information and reservations please
call 038 725 555 or visit www.dining-experience.com/pattaya and www.facebook
At the Peak Restaurant throughout August “City
Cuisine” features culinary influences from the melting pot of Hong Kong.
Dishes include Kowloon shark fin soup, crabmeat with ham, abalone, shredded
chicken & black mushrooms (THB 750); Kwun Tong soft shell crab with chili &
rock salt, bell pepper, coriander root, young garlic & gingko nuts (THB
650); Southern Ocean snow fish with Chinese yellow bean sauce ginger, celery
& chili (THB 750) and Hong Kong egg noodles with crab claws & Japanese
flavors accompanied by minced shrimp and Hong Kong pak choy (THB 650). Daily
dim sum lunch is also available. The Peak seats 80 and is located at the
Dusit Thani Pattaya Resort, next to the Dolphin Roundabout in North
Pattaya. Open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
For reservations and more information please call (0) 3842-5611 to 7, ext.
Manhattans Restaurant & Bar: Open Monday to Saturday
for dinner with fine dining in a great atmosphere. Offering Pattaya’s best
steaks, seafood and an exciting a la carte menu. Set 3-course gourmet menu
at THB 995- excl. VAT. Resident pianist in the restaurant every night. Call
038 259 790 for reservations and more information.
The Paulanergarten beer garden offers all your
favourite German and Thai cuisines accompanied by imported beer from Munich.
The menu boasts a wide range of foods for your dining pleasure including
mouth watering desserts and a special selection of fine wines. Soak up the
amazing sunset views from the 3rd floor location of the Royal Garden Plaza
Pattaya (Beach Road side) as you dine. Call 081 866 7547, 082 790 1782 or go
Marco Polo Chinese Restaurant at the Montien Hotel,
Pattaya is famous for its authentic Shanghainese and Szechuan cuisines
prepared to perfection by master Chinese chefs. Enjoy a dim sum lunch daily
from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Private
dining rooms are available for private parties. For reservations please call
the Montien Hotel, Pattaya Tel. 038-428155, 038-361340 ext 1620,
1621, email; email@example.com
In August at The Bay Italian Restaurant,
Chef Adrian W. O’Herlihy will be the remarkable culinary artisan that makes
sure diners get the most sublime taste of Mediterranean-inspired creations
featuring the prized swordfish. Must try dishes include: Pesce Spada
Stemperata saut้ed swordfish with onion, green olives, golden raisins,
drained capers, white vinegar & mint served with whipped polenta & broccoli
at THB 690; Pesce Spada con Indivia Brasata swordfish with braised endive,
honey-butter-vinegar sauce, potato chips & crisp arugula at THB 650; Pesce
Spada alla Griglia con Caponata e Fagioli Bianchi Toscani grilled swordfish
on caponata with Tuscan white beans at THB 620 and more. Located at the
Dusit Thani Pattaya Resort, next to the Dolphin Roundabout in North
Pattaya, The Bay also hosts a fabulous BBQ buffet dinner every Saturday
evening. Seating is available for 200 in both interior and terrace settings.
Opening hours are Monday to Sunday - 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more
information and reservations, please call 038 425 611-7 ext. 2270.
Casa Pascal fine dining restaurant offers a breakfast
& lunch buffet every day from 08.00 - 14.00 hrs at 175 Baht + 7% VAT
featuring freshly baked breads & croissants, breakfast items, salads, cold
delicacies, smoked fish, BBQ grill on terrace, egg station, 8 hot dishes and
soups and desserts and coffee & tea and juices. Dinner is a la carte from
18.00 hrs till late with culinary delights such as goose liver, imported
seafood, the best steaks and much more. A gourmet 6-course set menu is also
available. For reservations please call (038) 723-660 or 081-983-4182.
New and only at Moon River Pub! The After Work
Club, Sunday through Thursday, 7 p.m. 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 the Irish Pub has a weekly set menu,
served from midday to midnight, 3 courses for 255 baht / 2 courses 230 baht
/ 1 course 195 baht. Starters include potted ham with thick toast & English
mustard or homemade turkey broth or hot prawns in cognac. The main courses
offer spaghetti with your choice of Bolognaise, vegetarian tomato sauce or
Carbonara, or pork burger or grilled king mackerel steak (caught by manager
Wanchai) served with boiled potato, peas & butter/lemon/chili sauce. Dessert
includes a choice of chocolate brownie cake with cream or strawberry sundae
or pineapple crumble with custard. This menu can be served within 45 minutes
if you’re in a hurry. Tel. (038) 361 874, e-mail: info@jamesons-pattaya.
com, Website: www. jamesons-pattaya.com
The ICE Bar at the Amari Orchid Pattaya is
currently showcasing an exhibition titled “Arts for the Planet 2011”,
an annual project to engage the younger generation and foster critical
thinking about key environmental issues. The exhibit features a selection of
paintings from this year’s live painting competitions in Bangkok and Phuket
in conjunction with Earth Day 2011, under the theme ‘Colours of Nature’, and
will be on display until 7 August 2011. All paintings are available for sale
to raise funds to support the education of underprivileged children through
the Baht for a Better Life programme. Call 038 418-418 for more details.
Drift ‘n’ Dance at Hilton Pattaya offers a
salsa workshop with professional instructors from “Ministry of Dance”
from 8.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m. every Saturday night followed by a freestyle
salsa session until late into the evening. Entrance is just THB 300 net per
guest including a signature cocktail. Drift is located on level 16 of the
Hilton Pattaya hotel at Central Festival Pattaya Beach. For more information
call 038 253 080.
Free Sahaja Yoga Meditation classes at the North Star
Library every Saturday at 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Contact John 083 005 3006 or
North Star Library 038 716 755, www.thaisahajayoga.com
Come and enjoy the live music at the Jazz Pit Pub
from 8 p.m. to midnight every day (except Tuesdays & Wednesdays). Listen to
great music by Thomas Reimer, one of the most famous European Jazz guitar
players. If you play an instrument, you are welcome to come along and join
in the jam sessions. The Jazz Pit is located on Soi 5 off Pattaya Beach and
2nd Road. Tel: 038 428 374.
Liam’s Gallery displays exhibition of work by
renowned Thai and international artists. The gallery is open Tuesday to
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information please visit
www.liamsgallery.com, telephone 038 306172 Geena or Liam or email
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