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Community Happenings is an opportunity for all
clubs, businesses, hotels, restaurants and entertainment outlets to
inform the Pattaya Mail’s readers what new “happenings” are coming
up. Send us your happening by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
or by fax 038 427 596.
The Dutch Expats Club Pattaya (NVP) meets the last
Friday of every month at the Sea Breeze Hotel, Jomtien Beach
Road, next to Soi 10. They also have groups for bridge, computers, Thai
language, fishing, literature and much more. For more information email: email@example.com
The Pattaya International Ladies Club (PILC) will
hold its October Coffee on Tuesday, October 19 at 10.30 a.m. at
the Cabbages and Condoms Restaurant, opposite Asia Pattaya
Hotel, Pratamnak Road, Soi 4. Tel 038-250-035.
Scandinavian Expats Pattaya meets the second
Sunday of every month. For details contact John A. tel. 01 523 6080 or
Per tel. 07 083 3834.
Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) holds its regular
Sunday morning meeting at Henry J. Bean’s Restaurant at the
Amari Orchid Resort on the north end of Beach Road. As always, an
international and Thai buffet breakfast, catered by Amari Orchid Resort, is
available from 9.30 a.m. prior to the meeting which starts at 10.30 a.m. and
finishes about noon. Ample parking available across from the beach and next to
Henry J. Bean’s on the left side of Beach Road, just after the turn.
The Montien Hotel, Pattaya offers theme buffet
evenings. Tuesdays: Verandah Coffee Shop, Asian Buffet Dinner
6-10 p.m. Adults 380+ baht/children 200+ baht. Wednesdays: La Mer
Restaurant, Mediterranean Buffet Dinner 6.30-10 p.m. Adults 450+ baht/children
250+ baht. Fridays: Verandah Coffee Shop, BBQ & Seafood Buffet
Dinner 6-10 p.m. Adults 500+ baht/children 280+ baht. Saturday: Verandah
Coffee Shop, International Buffet Dinner 6-10p.m. Adults 420+ baht/children
220+ baht. For reservations please call 038-428155 ext 1620, 1621 or e-mail;
Gourmet menus galore at the Royal Cliff Beach Resort.
Three of Royal Cliff Beach Resort’s 10 fine-dining venues continue to offer
sumptuous set menus for your dining pleasure. These are Rossini
(Ristorante Italiano, Royal Cliff Grand), the Grill Room & Wine
Cellar (Royal Cliff Beach Hotel), and the Resort’s premier dining
jewel - Le Benjarong (Royal Wing & Spa). Cap that perfect
meal with a bottle or two of the world’s best wines available from the
award-winning wine list - recipient of Wine Spectator Magazine, New York’s
“Award of Excellence” in 2003. Grand Buffet every Saturday
night at the Larn Thong Terrace. Delicious dim sum lunch every
weekend at the Royal Cliff Beach Hotel’s Coffee Shop. For
reservations tel. 0-3825-0421 ext. 2007 or 2037, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
New on Mata Hari’s Special Menu: Air
freighted Argentinean angus beef (fillet, sirloin, rib eye) and New Zealand
white bait. Mata Hari still has the best Australian prime rib and has just
received a new shipment from Holland with smoked eel and raw herring. For
reservations please call 038-420939.
Casa Pascal invites you to Sunday Brunch Buffet,
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. One glass of house champagne free. Menu: lobster, crab,
prawn, smoked salmon & other seafood, imported cheese, cold appetizers,
salad buffet. Adults: 550 ++ /children under 12: 350 ++. And don’t miss Casa
Pascal’s gourmet set menu. Pamper yourself with fine touches of culinary
art. Menu only 950+ baht and menu with unlimited wine 1,900+. For reservations
please call 038-723-660 or 01-983-4182 (Kim).
Shenanigans special menus: Monday Night
Special - soup or salad, followed by fried red snapper, sweet corn, garden
peas & salad 199 baht. Tuesday Chop Night - homemade soup, followed by a
Shenanigans pork chop with braised cabbage & mashed potato 150 baht.
Wednesday Night Stake Out - homemade soup or salad, a 400 gram. T-bone steak,
pile of french-fries, salad, & grilled tomato 195 baht. Thursday Pasta
Night or Curry Night - A pasta buffet or curry buffet on alternate Thursdays.
All-U-Can-Eat 250 baht. Friday Bangers Fry Up - a bursting carvery with 8
different sorts of a sausages, cooked to order with accompanying vegetables,
soup & salads. All-U-Can-Eat 255 baht. Saturday & Sunday the famous
Shenanigans carvery 395 baht. Shenanigans Pattaya, Pattaya Second Road, in
front of the Marriott Resort & Spa.
Dine-around dinner: Experience delicious cuisine at
all the bars and restaurants at the Amari Orchid Resort during only one
dinner. Start with a cocktail at the lobby bar. Enjoy a starter at the Orchid
Terrace and then have your main course at La Gritta Restaurant, finishing the
evening with a dessert at Henry J. Bean’s Restaurant. Every evening 449 ++
baht per person. For reservation please contact guest relations at 038 428
The Rice Mill (Chinese restaurant, 2nd floor, Royal
Garden Plaza) offers a dim sum buffet lunch Friday to Sunday, 12
noon to 3 p.m. 249++ baht per person. For further information call the Pattaya
Marriott Resort & Spa tel. 038 412 120.
Thai Culinary Arts Classes - Every Monday, Wednesday and
Friday the Royal Cliff School of Thai Culinary Arts teaches the
secrets behind making delicious Thai dishes. For reservations contact
the Guest Relations team on tel. 0-3825 0421 ext. 2007 or 2037, or email:
Indian By Nature is proud to present sitar and
tabla lessons at the 2nd floor Durbar Lounge. Lessons to be conducted
by Maestros Imran Khan and Ayub Khan, musicians from the Royal Courts of Umaid
Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur. For more information please contact Av Khanijou @ 01
8629452, Rajni Khanijou 09 205 3020, Daryll Gonzalvez on 07 147 3417 or Indian
By Nature 038 36 4656. Live sitar and tabla performances every evening. Lunch
performance by prior request.
Pattaya’s latest English-style pub is now
open on Soi Yodsak (6). When you walk through the doors of the Lord Nelson,
you are in fact taking a step back in time. The decor is all things nautical,
from brass lamps and fittings to pictures of Nelson and his ship H.M.S.
Victory. The bar serves all your favorite drinks at sensible prices along with
soup and bar snacks. Upstairs the nautical theme continues in the rooms but
with nice comfortable beds rather than hammocks! All rooms have air-con and
fan, cable TV, DVD, fridge and are provided with free tea and coffee. So me
old shipmates, sail on down to Soi 6, pop in and ask for Bosuns Mate Ray and
have a drink, a game of pool or darts or just a yarn at the bar.
There is still time to enjoy Moon River Pub’s beer
promotion. Every guest who buys one liter of beer receives a beer
card. After consuming 9 liters of beer you will get one liter free of charge.
The card is valid for 3 months. Please note that this promotion is only valid
for draft beer and not for bottles (every liter of beer ordered will be marked
on the card) and don’t miss the in-house band Re-bounce. Always a fun night
out at the Moon River Pub, Thai Garden Resort, North Pattaya Road.
Been in the Queen Victoria Inn (Soi Yodsak 6)
lately? It’s had a full facelift and although they’ve lost the pool table,
they now have a new lounge area where you can relax with a cold beer or enjoy
one of the many bar meals. On Saturdays, as Tiger beer is now one of the
sponsors of the Premier League, they’ve decided to sponsor Tiger! Get your
Tiger beer served by one of the Tiger girls at only 45 baht per bottle during
the matches. Sunday of course still sees the best value carvery in town, with
home-made soup, prawn cocktail, roast rib of beef, roast turkey, ham and pork,
all the bits and pieces and sweet all for only 290 baht. All that along with
great rooms from only 550 baht per night makes it the place to eat, drink and
sleep! Just in: Strongbow Draught Cider - The UK’s No. 1 draught cider now
being sold in Pattaya’s No1 U.K. pub, only 190 baht per pint.
For many, October is the month of beer tents, bratwurst and
lots Weissbier. So come along for an evening of German hospitality at the Oktoberfest
beer garden and Bavarian food festival, with a live band from Bavaria.
October 8-9 from 7 p.m. at Amari Orchid Resort. Price: 490++ baht per
person. For reservation, please contact guest relations at 038-428-161.
During October, Hank will turn his Henry J. Bean’s
Restaurant into a “scary movie set”. Look out for ghosts, scary
spiders and bloody vampires. Scary menu as well, featuring “bloody drinks”
and “frightening foods”. Dress up in your Halloween costume
and get a Heineken beer or Coca Cola for free! For reservation please contact
guest relations at 038-428-161.
The Charity Club of Pattaya will be holding a Charity
Dinner and Prize Draw at Casa Pascal, Pattaya Second Road, on
Saturday, November 13 at 7 p.m. Ticket prices are 1,500 baht which include a
Thai & international buffet, live entertainment and a free bar consisting
of draught Singha, unlimited Red & White wine, whiskey and a selection of
soft drinks. Draw tickets are also available at 60 baht each or 10 for 500
baht. Contact Christina on 095454185 or email email@example.com. All proceeds
will be split between Camillian Centre & The Street Kids Of Pattaya.
Bruno’s Restaurant & Wine Bar turns eight, and in
memory of Bruno as well as to celebrate the opening at its new venue, an
Eighth Anniversary Dinner will be held on Sunday, October 10. Price:
888 baht (service charge and VAT incl. Beverages and wine excl.)
Tequila Reef Cantina Soi 7 will have Monday Night
American Football on Tuesdays from 4 p.m., Food & drink specials
from 4 p.m. 20 baht hotdogs, 40 baht tacos, beer & margarita specials. 038
This month’s Door 2 Door promotion: receive 10%
off from Das Berliner, Soi Potisan, Nakula, also a special double promotion
from Fatties Restaurant & Pub, 2nd Road, opposite Big C, by getting a free
garlic bread with all orders over 500 baht plus a choice of any Thai dish with
all food orders over 1,000 baht. Call 038-720222 and one of the friendly
drivers will deliver a free menu to you. Or visit them on
Siam Bayshore Resort: Plan to refresh your body and
soul with a special package that will guarantee to recharge your
batteries. The package includes 2 nights deluxe accommodation, buffet
breakfast, and BBQ dinner. You’ll probably tingle just to read this:
US$150++ (single), US$175++ (double) plus lots of pampering. Until December
24. For more information, please visit the website www.siamhotels.com or call
the hotel for reservations.
The British, American and Australian Chambers of
Commerce will host a breakfast briefing on “2003 Compensation
and Benefits Survey: A Snapshot of Member Companies.
Guest Speakers: Tim Beevor, senior executive consultant - Aon Consulting
(Thailand) Ltd and Paul Mason, chief operating officer - MERC. Wednesday
October 13 from 7.30 a.m., at the InterContinental Hotel, Concorde
rooms 4-6 (Chidlom BTS station). The survey provides chamber members with
detailed compensation and benefits information so they can compare these
within their own organizations with those in their industry. Cost: 600 baht
per person. BCCT members only. Please book on-line at the BCCT Web site:
AustCham Thailand will host a business briefing
during which the managing director of Antares Consulting and its tax attorney
will discuss “The Impromptu Government Official Visit, or:
What to do when the Customs, Revenue, Labor or Immigration Department Team
Turns Up. Ideal but not only for people who are new in doing business in
Thailand. Venue: the Coffee Society (near Sala Daeng BTS Station,
Bangkok.) Date: October 13. For more details, bookings and directions, visit
the Web site: www.austchamthailand.com
The British Embassy Ball will be held from 7 p.m.-4
a.m. on Saturday, October 9 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Bangkok.
Tickets: 2,500 per person and include pre-dinner cocktails, a four-course
dinner, wine and port on the table, champagne for toasting as well as all
beer, spirits and soft drinks. Live music will be provided by the Bangkok Big
Band - a 15-piece jazz/swing band, perfect for an after-dinner dance or just
to relax. Reservations can be made via Debra White, chairperson, British
Embassy Social Club, tel. (0) 2 305 8302, fax: (0) 2 305 8380, e-mail:
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