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: [email protected]
or by fax 038 427 596.
The Hard Rock Hotel ‘Star Lower’ will be the
venue for the Pattaya International Ladies Club May coffee
morning on Tuesday May 17 from 10.30 a.m. - till midday. The address: Hard
Rock Hotel, 429 Moo 9, Pattaya Beach Road, Tel no: 038 428 755 - 9.
The Irish Society of Pattaya meets every Monday
from 6 p.m. at Maggie May’s Bar in Soi Chaiyapoon. Free buffet and
Guinness at 100. For more information email: [email protected]
The speaker at the Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC)
on Sunday May 15 will be Dr. Alongkorn Chutinun, who was appointed as
neurosurgeon to Bangkok-Pattaya Hospital in 2003. Research into neurological
disorders has revealed an increasing number of people suffering in various
ways, many unaware of the fact. Members will have the opportunity to learn
more about the role of the neurosurgeon and ways to prevent the development of
problems in this area. As usual the meeting will start at 10.30 a.m. at Henry
J. Bean’s Restaurant on North Pattaya Beach Road, buffet breakfast
available from 9.30. The meetings are open to everyone, visitors welcome. For
more information visit the website at www.pattaya cityexpatsclub.com
The Rotary Club Eastern Seaboard’s weekly luncheon
meeting is at Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa. Meetings are on
Tuesdays, beginning at 12:30. President: Martin Brands [email protected]
mobile 01 795 76476.
The Welsh Society of Pattaya meets at ‘The
Prince of Wales’ in Khao Noi every Saturday at 6 p.m. Free grub of some
sort will be laid on. Any other nationalities interested in rugby are also
welcome. For more info please call 01 865 4382 or visit: http://www.
The Dutch Expats Club Pattaya (NVP) meets the last
Thursday of every month at Dolphin Apartments, Soi 20, South Pattaya Road.
They also have groups for bridge, computers, Thai language, fishing,
literature and much more. For more information email: [email protected]
Scandinavian Expats Pattaya meet the second
Sunday of every month. For details contact John tel. 01 523 6080 or
Per tel. 07 083 3834.
Enjoy Lunch and Dinner at The Bay, Dusit Resort
Pattaya until May 31. Pasta gives more pleasure to
diners than any other dish around the world, and Italians and
non-Italians alike are grateful to Marco Polo for bringing the basic recipe
from China many centuries ago. Therefore, as a summary of the encyclopedia of
pasta, chefs at The Bay Italian Restaurant, Bar & Terrace
have made a remarkable 12 kinds of pasta dishes, which will be served with
matching special salad combination. For more information or reservation please
call Tel: 0 3842 5611-7 Ext. 2149-2150.
The newest Mexican Restaurant in town, Mikes has
a full range of imported Mexican chilies and spices to complete their menu of
quesadillas, burritos, chimichangas and enchiladas. Wash it down with some
fresh fruit daiquiris and margaritas. Mikes is located on Thappraya Road just
before Jomtien Nivate Village on the way to Jomtien. Call 038 364 593 for
Check out Chez Georges special Monday menu with Kir
Royal aperitif, cold appetizer, a choice of meat or fish main dish plus
dessert and a glass of red or white wine followed by tea or coffee all for
just 580 baht. Don’t miss out on the special seafood and steak dinners. Call
Chez Georges, Pattaya Third Road for reservations 038 723 219 (closed
Casa Pascal Fine Dining is proud to announce
their new Gourmet Set Menu from May 15 until May 21 including House
Champagne, Amuse Bouche, Colombard Chardonnay white wine served with goose
liver terrine and chilled cucumber soup with dill sprigs and French walnuts,
imported fresh salsify and artichokes over-baked with a mornay sauce, mango
sherbet or with butterfly ridge shiraz cabernet with a choice of pan
seared crystal prawns on zesty vegetable needles with pesto and red capsicum
sauce or grilled beef tender loin on darphine potatoes and b้arnaise
sauce and mixed berries in crispy brique dough on a janduja chocolate cream or
selection of premium French cheese followed by coffee or tea with a glass of
Calvados, Grappa, Remy Martin, Williams. Menu only 1,050++ baht, menu with
unlimited beverages 2,100++ baht. Pamper yourself with the fine touch of
culinary art! For more information www. restaurant-pattaya.com
Every Friday and Saturday night bouzouki and sirtaki tunes
will resound at the Art Café Pattaya. Then the original
Greek style gyros grill will be lit and authentically spiced lamb gyros
freshly shaved from the spit will be served. Eating as much gyros as one likes
costs 390 baht net including one glass of Ouzo - the original Greek aperitif.
Art Cafe offers exquisite dining in a romantic ‘al fresco’ setting as well
as air-conditioned seating inside the restaurant. Art Caf้ Pattaya, Soi
16 Pattaya Naklua Road. Phone 0 3836 7652 for details.
At the Ace Cafe, Hanuman Corner, Jomtien, you can
enjoy a wealth of breakfast choices from double croissant with butter &
jam, fresh orange juice and large tea or coffee at only 55 baht to the SOS
hangover special of bacon, eggs, beans, toast, mushrooms, fried potatoes,
tomato, black pudding, sausages, orange juice and tea or coffee at only 185
baht! Fresh milk and natural brown mineral sugar with your 20 baht giant mug
of coffee... unbeatable! Imported Tetley or PG breakfast tea? Got it! English
made Cumberland sausages, quality back bacon, whole-wheat toast, fresh ground
coffee... we’ve got the lot, will never substitute quality for quantity and
will match any other local price. Kitchen opens at 8.30 in the morning and
doesn’t close till 11pm! Now introducing “Somtam Sundays”... this
was a winner at our previous pub the “Old Speckled Hen”... bring the
missus for a Sunday lunchtime drink and enjoy as much som tam as you can
handle... Free! We offer no such thing as Happy Hour... we have Happy
Afternoon’s, where from mid-day till 5 all bottled beer is just 49 baht,
and draught at only 39 baht! We have an excellent Thai food menu too, so see
you down at the Ace Cafe today.
The Empress Chinese Restaurant, 9th Floor Dusit
Resort Pattaya, bids goodbye in the grand manner. Chinese head chef Jeeradech
during the final month of his operation offers a selection of fine imperial
specialities, all based on authentic recipes in Chinese culinary history when
the emperor and empress held lavish banquets in old Peking (Beijing). Director
of food & beverage, Jakrapong Vitayasirikul also treats every diner to one
complimentary Champagne Cocktail. Cheers. For reservations for the final
curtain at The Empress, tel: 0 3842 5611-7 Ext. 2276.
The Grapevine Bar, Restaurant & Beer serves
breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. For dinner, the tacos, pizza, and lasagne
are especially popular. SOS, which isn’t easy to find in Pattaya, is also on
the breakfast menu. Roast beef sandwiches and grilled ham and cheese
sandwiches (served with potato salad) are also getting great reviews. Victoria
Bitter beer and Fosters Light Ice. Grapevine is located in the Regent Marina
complex between Second and Beach Road. Open daily from 8.30 a.m.
Jameson’s the Irish Pub has a host of Daily Specials;
Monday Steak Night 150 baht, Tuesday 100 baht Jameson’s Full Meal, Wednesday
Curry Night - All-U-Can-Eat 250 baht, Thursday Spaghetti & Meatballs 100
baht, Friday Fish & Chips 150 baht, Saturday & Sunday Roast Carvery
350 baht. So don’t miss out; drop in to Jameson’s the Irish Pub,
Soi Sukrudee (Soi A.R.), Pattaya, email: info @jamesons-pattaya.com Web
The Montien Hotel, Pattaya is continuing their Theme
Buffet Evenings in 2005. Tuesdays - Verandah Coffee Shop for the
Asian buffet dinner from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 420 baht ++, children 220
baht ++. On Wednesdays-La Mer Restaurant has a Mediterranean buffet
dinner 6.30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 450 baht ++, children 250 baht ++.
Friday’s at the Verandah Coffee Shop it’s a BBQ & Seafood buffet
dinner 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 500 baht ++ and children 280 baht ++. On
Saturdays the Verandah Coffee Shop lays out an international buffet dinner
6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Adults 450 baht ++ and children 250 baht ++. Pamper
yourself with the exceptional variety of all-you-eat favourites, dazzlingly
laid out for an evening of leisurely dining. For reservations please call 038
428 155 ext 1620-1 or email: Pattaya @montien.com
Don’t miss Tropical Bert’s Beach Bar (Soi Regent
Marina) Sunset Happy Hours, from 6pm to 8pm every day you can get
Draught Guinness for only 140 Bt a pint and that’s not a misprint, Draught
Heineken 100 Bt a pint, Tiger, Singha and Chang 45 Bt a bottle, Heineken 55 Bt
a bottle. Johnnie Red, Gordon’s Gin and Smirnoff Vodka all at 60 Bt, for
eats there are giant burgers and jumbo hot dogs at 80 Bt so you can eat, drink
and watch a great sunset over Pattaya Bay. Also, Aussie beer promotion on at
the moment with Crown Lager at 100 Bt, Fosters, Fosters Light and VB at 80 Bt
all day. With Quiz Nights on Sunday and Monday, golf every Tuesday and no
hassle parking (20 Bt) Tropical Bert’s is a great place to watch Pattaya and
the world go by.
Country and Western Music Night every
Wednesday in an air-conditioned lounge from 5 p.m. at Love Birds Lounge. Sick
of Rock and Pop; come along for a Country sing along. Bring you own guitar or
instruments or use ours. Draught beer 35 baht from 5 to 7 pm. Food: half
chicken and chips 100 baht, fish and chips 120 baht and a full English menu. Rooms
condo size with kitchen, aircon and bathrooms 400-600 baht and only 50 meters
from the beach. Love Birds Lounge, Soi Nine, Jomtien Beach Rd. Phone
038 233 710.
Drink as much as you can at Henry J. Bean’s Bar
and Grill every Thursday; Hank wants you to have as much fun as possible.
For only 499 baht ++ he will let you drink as much as you can until 10 p.m.
(You must stick to the same drink - applies to several beverages only).
Don’t miss this crazy evening.
Power Jam is back at the Moon River Pub &
Restaurant. The band that rocked the Moon River returns with a new singer
and a new guitarist. Rock to the sounds of Power Jam and enjoy exotic and
delicious cocktails, and other drinks will be served at special discounted
Happy Hour prices. Always a fun night out at the Moon River Pub, Thai Garden
Resort, North Pattaya Road.
The Tahitian Queen 2 (Soi BJ, Walking Street, South
Pattaya) will be holding their 7th Anniversary Party on Saturday May 14 at
8:00 p.m. We’ll be celebrating with free food from Bob’s TQ2 Grill and
pitchers of TQ2 Frozen Margaritas all night. Lucky numbers on the hour and a
special prize at midnight. Every 7th drink on the house! All are welcome.
AustCham is hosting their next Seaboard Sundowners
on Friday, May 20 from 6.30 p.m. The evening’s corporate sponsor is the
Sub-Sea & Pipe Protection International Co., Ltd along with the Ocean
Marina Yacht Club, catering and venue sponsor. Eastern Seaboard Sundowners
is a great opportunity for members and guests of the Australian Chamber to
meet, network and exchange views in a social environment. Please arrive on
time to take full advantage of the networking. Cost: 300 baht members, 600
baht non-members. Book in advance by calling AustCham office on tel. 0
2210-0216-8 or fax 0 2675-6696.
The Rayong Ladies Circle will open its door for the yearly
holiday bazaar. This event will take place on Thursday May 26 from 10 am
to 3 pm. The venue is the Eastern Star Golf Clubhouse in Ban Chang. All
proceeds to local charities. Everybody is welcome. More information contact:
Helle Rants้n on email: [email protected]
Yo-Chi-Do, a unique exercise
program combining the best of 2 ancient traditions, Yoga and Chi Gong. These
classes slow down your aging process, boost your immune system and strengthen
your body. Yo-Chi-Do helps improve concentration and leaves you with a
wonderful sense of peace and wellbeing. Beginners more than welcome. Classes
10 a.m. to 11.15 a.m. every Thursday. Call Jaz 01 862 7146.
Pamper yourself in the privacy of your own home.
London trained hairstylist with over 25 years experience is available on
Sunday or Monday for haircuts from 500 baht, tin foil highlights and tints
from 1,500 and unique butter perms from 1,800 baht. Call John on 07 105 1614
for an appointment.
Have fun and tone your body - Aqua Aerobics. This is
a simple and easy way to increase your energy levels without breaking your
back. It’s a high energy/low impact workout, which is lots of fun and is a
superb body strengthener and muscle toner. Aqua is an extremely safe program,
a great hour-long workout. Beginners and bad backs welcome. Classes every
Friday 10 a.m. Call Jaz 01 862 7146.
Door 2 Door is once again
offering a special double promotion from the Art Cafe, Soi 16 Naklua: receive
a free cream caramel desert with all food orders over 250 baht plus receive a
10% discount from Amor Restaurant, Pattayaland Soi 3. To receive your free
Door 2 Door Menu (2005 Edition) simply call 038 720 222 and a friendly driver
will deliver a copy to you. Or visit www.door2doorpattaya.com