A joint American and British Chamber of Commerce Eastern
Seaboard Networking Evening will be held at Holiday Inn Pattaya on Friday,
September 23 from 6.30 - 8.00 p.m. The cost is THB 350 per person
(AMCHAM/BCCT members) & THB 1,100 per person for non members and admission
includes finger food and free flow beer and wine until 8:00 p.m. This event
is free of charge for those participating in the Joint AMCHAM/BCCT visits to
Dana Spicer and Visteon and traveling via the AMCHAM/BCCT provided
transportation. For more information and/or to reserve a place, go to
The Jesters Care for Kids Annual Gala Party Night will
take place on Saturday, September 24 at the Amari Orchid Pattaya starting at
7 p.m. A pre-dinner cocktail reception will be followed by an international
buffet, including complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks throughout the
evening plus live entertainment and dancing. The Grand Raffle draw will
include a top prize of a Honda PCX motorcycle. Gala Party Night tickets are
available at 1,800 baht per individual and are available at the Pattaya Mail
office, TQ, Fountain Of Life, and Massic Travel or call Judi at 089 543
7534, email email@example.com.
Ric O’Barry, star of the movie “The Cove”, will be a
special guest at the Regent’s School on Friday 30th September. He will
introduce his controversial movie “The Cove” and then take questions once it
has finished. All those interested are invited to come along for the talk
which begins at 6.30 p.m. at the Globe Theatre towards the front of the
school. This is a free event. If you cannot make Friday 30th September, Ric
will also be appearing at the weekly Pattaya Expats Club meeting on Sunday
2nd October. For more information email
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
184.108.40.206. 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 Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC)
will be on Sunday, September 25. Everyone is warmly welcome. Ken Klein, an
author who has written several books about Thailand will be the guest
speaker. 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 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Each week the PCEC usually 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. pattayacityexpatsclub.com and learn more about the
many and varied activities of the Club.
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 pilc262@ yahoo.com, or go to the
website at www.pattaya-pilc.com
The Scandinavian Expat Club Pattaya meets
every second Sunday at the Green Tree Restaurant on Pattaya Beach Road Soi 1
from 1 p.m. onwards (arrive earlier for a good lunch at the restaurant). The
next club meeting will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25 and everyone is warmly
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 Reidar Andersen (Membership) 086 842 8240.
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 Yves Echement at
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 084 564 56479. 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 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
firstname.lastname@example.org or 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
Throughout the month of September, Acqua Italian
restaurant invites you to experience the taste of “mushrooms” with the
freshest and finest variety on offer from Chef Alberto Bruni in combinations
such as carpaccio of valtellina’s bresaola with saut้ boletus mushrooms and
truffled “Crutin” cheese, toasted farmer bread bruschetta with Parma ham and
saut้ Chapignon de Paris, cream of mushrooms with bruschetta bread and many
more. Acqua Italian restaurant is located in the Main Lobby of Centara
Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya, and opens daily from 18.00-23.30 hrs.
Call now for reservation, at 038 301 234 ext. 4265.
Linda’s Restaurant can be all things for all people.
Serving a wide selection of Norwegian dishes, there are also abundant
European/international dishes, as well as a full line-up of Thai items. The
food is excellent and the portion sizes tending to be on the large side, and
the prices reasonable. The wine list is also inexpensive. This restaurant is
definitely worth visiting. You will not be disappointed. Linda’s Restaurant,
315/177-180 Moo 12, opposite the Jomtien Complex, Thappraya Road, Jomtien.
Open seven days from 7 a.m. until late. Reservations: 038 252 726, 087 813
0115. Email email@example.com.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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 038 411 9408.
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.
Throughout September at The Peak Chinese
Restaurant, Chef Adrian W. O’Herlihy takes diners back to the historical
route of the Silk Road while featuring a medley of healthy options of
Chinese cuisine. The menu boasts exceptional dishes such as Imperial Seafood
Broth with crab roe with jumbo lump crabmeat, shrimp, squid, dried scallops
& black mushrooms at THB 220; Stir-fried white prawns with Samba Rock Sauce
accompanied by baby corn, black mushrooms, button mushrooms & bell peppers
at THB 690; Wok-fried pork steak with Hong Kong Sauce with young garlic &
fried rice at THB 300; and baked rice Cantonese Style in a casserole with
chicken tenderloin, black mushrooms, young ginger, ham & Chinese sausage at
THB 320. 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. 2276.
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
Theme Buffet Evenings at the Montien Hotel, Pattaya.
Every Wednesday at La Mer Restaurant: Mediterranean Buffet Dinner 6.30 p.m.
- 10.00 p.m. Adults 850 baht net, Children 550 baht net. Every Friday at
Verandah (Coffee Shop): International & BBQ Seafood Buffet Dinner 6.30 p.m.
- 10.00 p.m. Pamper yourself with the exceptional variety of all-you-eat
favorites, dazzlingly laid out for an evening of leisurely dining: Adults
995 baht net, Children 550 baht net. For reservations please call The
Montien Hotel, Pattaya 038-428155, 038- 361340 ext 1620, 1621, E-mail;
In September The Bay Restaurant presents a fusion
of flavours featuring the splendour of freshly harvested squash. The
incredible list of dishes includes Timbale of roasted squash with grilled
sea scallops, quail eggs & caviar, THB 350; Terrine of squash with king
prawns, bell pepper juice, squash juice & aged balsamic vinegar, THB 350;
Roast squash with sea scallop carpaccio, organic baby greens, parsley oil,
THB 350, and many 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
Hard Rock Cafe Pattaya will launch the month-long
Pinktober 2011 celebration with a special live performance by Punch-Vorakarn
at 4 p.m. on Thursday, 29 September. Admission is THB 500 (per person)
inclusive of 1 drink. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Thanyarak
Foundation breast cancer charity, under the Patronage of Her Royal Highness
Princess Mother. For more information, go to pattaya.hardrockhotels.net.
Hilton Pattaya, in partnership with Paulaner, invites
family and friends to spend an extraordinary evening indulging in authentic
German cuisine, enticing cool beers and traditional German music at the
Seaboard Ballroom under the theme ‘Oktoberfest by the sea’, on 23 and
24 October 2011 from 6.30pm till late. Sip on fantastic range of Paulaner
draft beers or choose from a selection of typical German Schnapps and chill
in the Seaboard Ballroom; the newest and most beautiful ballroom in town
with views of Pattaya Bay. There will be meat and cold cuts prepared by
master German butcher Karl Otto, as well as a wide range of Thai dishes.
Live entertainment by the world famous Anton & The Funny Guys, and typical
Oktoberfest fun including beer drinking contests, sawing & hammering, MC by
Art Supawat and much more. Price: THB 1,100 net, including food,
entertainment and soft drinks. For more information, call 038 253 008, email
bkkhp. email@example.com or visit pattaya.hilton.com
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
Newly opened! For exquisite pr๊t a porter women’s
apparel, jewelry and decorative accessories at unbelievably reasonable
prices, visit Chuthathip Exclusive Dressmaker, located in the Pattaya
Focus Shopping Arcade on Second Road opposite Pattaya Bowl/Ibis Hotel.
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