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.
St George’s Day. English National Day:
Calling all expat English and dragon slayers. A special service in honour of
St. George to be held at the Patronla Festival of the St. George’s community
at the chapel in the Redemptorist Center, Sukhumvit Road almost opposite Index
Furniture (not St. Nikolas’) The service is at 3 p.m. Sunday 23rd April and
lasts approximately 1 hour. A chance to meet and mark our National Day with
The Embassy of Switzerland in Bangkok has introduced
a new visa appointment service. As of April 3, 2006 you can make an
appointment by calling: 1900 222 340 (9 baht/minute). This service will be
tested until April 21. Starting from April 23, visa clients will only be
welcomed at Swiss visa desks during their fixed appointments. Appointments in
Thai or English language can be arranged at the external phone number 1900 222
340 (9 baht/minute) from Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The ANZAC Day remembrance and community service
program will be conducted this year on Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25.
This is always a well attended event and hotel accommodation is in short
supply. AustCham Thailand has booked rooms at the River Kwai Village Resort
for members and friends. The River Kwai Village Resort is only 20 minutes by
car from Hellfire Pass. For more details and to book this event on line,
please visit: http://www.austchamthailand.com or tel: +66 (0) 2210-0216-8;
Visit the AustCham web site regularly: www.austchamthailand.com
The Pattaya City Expats Club meets as usual at Henry
J. Bean’s Restaurant in the grounds of the Amari Orchid Resort on North
Pattaya Beach Road. The meeting starts at 10.30, with a guest speaker and as
usual an open forum for the exchange of information and chance to ask about
any aspect of life here in this vibrant City. Buffet breakfast is available
from 9.30 - 11.00 a.m. Enjoy meeting and sharing with fellow expats in the
friendliest of club atmospheres. For the final details of this week’s
speaker and more info about midweek activities including boating, debating,
writing, meditation, computers, investment and many other informal gatherings
visit: www.pattayacityexpatsclub.com. You can also sign up on line to receive
a regular weekly newsletter.
BCCT HR Committee Dinner sponsored &
arranged by Berlitz will be held Thursday April 26, from 6.30 p.m. at Pan
Pacific Hotel, Pacific 1-3 Room, 21st Floor, 952 Rama IV Road (next to
Robinson Silom, 10 minutes walk from Sala Daeng BTS and Silom MRT). The guest
speaker is Pojai Pookakupt, managing director of Hay Group. Admission is free
but please book in advance as numbers are limited. Members book on-line at the
BCCT website. Non-members should email: [email protected]
BCCT half-day workshop ‘Managing the Challenge of
Change’ will be held in close cooperation with Crestcom. Any employees of
BCCT member companies may participate in BCCT seminars and workshops, please
pass this notice to directors, managers and supervisors in your company.
Wednesday April 26, 2006 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Amari Boulevard Hotel,
Panorama 3 Room, Sukhumvit Soi 5 (next to Nana BTS station). This workshop
will be conducted in Thai language with a maximum of 35 participants.
is now offering a Traditional English Afternoon Tea from 5 - 7 p.m.
daily. Pot of tea or cup of coffee, cucumber sandwiches, home made scones with
fresh cream and strawberry preserves. Mango season has arrived at Amor and
they are going all out to tempt you with the following creations: West Indies
pork fillet or chicken breasts with rum, fresh mango, banana, raisins and
cashew nuts in a light curry sauce, or mango pork fillet or mango chicken
breasts with Thai whisky, fresh mango and coconut cream. 330 +. West Indies
prawns with rum, fresh mango, banana, raisins and cashew nuts in a light curry
sauce 380 +. West Indies salmon with rum, fresh mango, banana, raisins and
cashew nuts in a light curry sauce 440 +. Crazy mango sundae 190 +. Fresh
mango cheesecake 150 +. Fresh mango or fresh mango and sticky rice 120 +.
Drinks: mango daiquiri 180 +. Mango colada 200 +. Mango yoghurt smoothie or
mango fruit shake 90 +. Mango milk shake 110 +. Visit http://www.
Art Café Pattaya introduces
Menu Gastronomique - Kir Royal appetizer, Japanese pumpkin cream
soup, home cured salmon, graved lax’ style accompanied by a dill,
mustard sauce 180 baht or Parma ham and cantaloupe, mango
sherbet, pan-fried halibut with champagne sauce, basmati rice and green
asparagus or roast beef tenderloin ‘au poivre vert’ croquette
potatoes and medley of seasonal vegetables, fresh strawberries with
champagne and chocolate ice cream - 1,000 baht net for the full menu
including - carafe of Italian red or white wine or individual orders per
dish. For more information or reservations: 038 367652 or mobile: 01 8326031.
The Peak Restaurant, Dusit Resort,
Pattaya: enjoy exquisite Chinese cuisine as talented chef Chi Tak Lai adds
a number of mouthwatering dishes to The Peak’s menu in April. At The Bay
sample new delicacies: Stir fried sharks fin with abalone, braised goose web
with black chicken and Yunan ham, stir fried scallop with lotus root, braised
sea cucumber with prawns and crab roe, and deep-fried sweet Chinese jam
stuffed with salted egg. Hours: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. & 6:30 - 10 p.m.
For reservations, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2276. Sample the innovation
and flair of Italian chef Giuseppe Zanotti this April with superb seafood
creations as: Seafood salad with porcini mushroom and pecorino shaving,
Fusilli with red basil, beetroot pesto and pan-fried prawns, pan-fried John
Dory fillet with saut้ed escarole black olives, anchovies and capers,
and white chocolate mousse with kiwi sauce. Hours: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
& 6:30 - 10 p.m. For reservations, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2270.
The Saturday night BBQ Buffet continues to enthrall food lovers! This
famous weekend family buffet is an all-out, lavish affair with food that
presents a wide assortment of meat and seafood dishes to go on the grill.
Thai, Chinese, Italian specialties, carving stations with ham and roast beef,
along with other delightful dishes to fully satisfy the heartiest of
appetites. Dine in air-conditioned comfort or the refreshing outdoors with the
magnificent view of Pattaya Bay. 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Baht 960++ per person and
half-price for children 5-12 years old. For reservations, please call 0 3842
5611-7 ext. 2270. New Themes for Cascade Café Buffet
Executive Chef Hans Peter Held prepares refreshing new themes for Cascade Caf้’s
nightly buffet. Every night, except Saturday, enjoy a wide variety of
appetizers, salads, soup, curries, main dishes, desserts and fresh cooking
demonstrations showcasing our kitchen’s culinary talent. Travel around the
world’s cuisines with a Mediterranean Monday, Thai Tuesday,
Mexican Wednesday, Thai Thursday, Asian Friday, and Carving Night Sunday.
Baht 700++ per person 6:30 – 10 p.m. For reservations please call 0 3842
5611-7 ext. 2149-50.
Greg’s Pie Shop is offering
delicious freshly homemade meat pies available for take away at Greg’s
Kitchen opposite Soi 6, Second Road. Tel: 01 2543624.
Beat the heat with refreshing set menus! For
the month of April, Indian By Nature is offering three different set
menus: Jaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer, all complete with drinks at very
tempting prices. For reservations call 038 3646 56 or 018629452.
Jameson’s the Irish Pub has a host
of Daily Specials! Don’t miss out on Jameson’s Thursday night
special. Enjoy the two kebab mixed grills of beef, onion, pork, green pepper,
chicken, tomato, liver, bacon, pineapple, kidney, and mushroom, served with
white rice, salad & barbeque sauce. Also the famous British beers, Old
Speckled Hen on draught and Newcastle Brown Ale by the bottle. Located at Soi
Sukrudee (Soi A.R.), Pattaya, email: [email protected] Website:
Mercure Hotel Pattaya presents P&P
all you can eat pasta and pizza at the Cappuccino Terrace every Wednesday
night. Contact: 038 425 050.
The Montien Hotel, Pattaya announces their Theme
Buffet Evenings 2006: Tuesdays, Verandah Coffee Shop ‘reef &
beef’ international BBQ buffet dinner. Adults baht 550++ / children baht
300++. Wednesdays, La Mer Restaurant Mediterranean buffet dinner, Adults baht
500++ / children baht 280++. Friday - Verandah Coffee Shop BBQ & seafood
buffet dinner adults baht 550++ / children baht 300++. Saturday - Verandah
Coffee Shop international buffet dinner. Adults baht 500.-++ / children baht
280++. Bring your family and friends. Sit back, relax and enjoy from 6-10 p.m.
For reservations please call 038-428155 ext 1620, 1621 e-mail;
The 10 things Tropical Bert (2nd Road Opp Bangkok
Bank) has added recently: Free ADSL Internet, free wireless ADSL connection
for the bar and rooms, free Skype to Skype phone, spend 500 Bt on food or
drink and phone any U.K., American or Aussie landline free for 5 mins, book in
and get 10% discount on food and drink, golf trips every Tuesday with free
breakfast and lunch, deep sea fishing every Saturday, great menu and daily
specials, S. African super sports channels, free and ample car parking. The 1
thing we forgot was to increase the prices!
Ray’s Place jazz bar at the Mercure
Hotel Pattaya has live music and entertainment. Happy Hour every day from
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 50% discount on all drinks. Mercure Hotel, Pattaya Second
Road Soi 15, tel. 038 425 050, email [email protected]
Pattaya’s most popular Power Jam Band rocks the Moon
River Pub & Restaurant nightly except Mondays. Happy hour is daily
from 6.30 p.m. until 7.30 p.m. Located in front of the Thai Garden Resort,
North Pattaya Road.
The new taste of entertainment at The Tide Resort
begins with the ‘Club Sea’ the recently opened lobby bar. A perfect
hangout with food, drinks, live jazz, and easy listening music open from 7
p.m.- midnight. For more information please call 038 399200
Covent Garden Bar Complex
on Walking Street, center of many well known entertainment venues such as Club
Boeshe, Catz, X Zone, Babe Watch, Rolling Stone, Rodeo Bar, etc., now starts
its Summer Promotion for all lucky draw to win a big boat trip to an
island. Contact bars for more detail.
Honeymoon Package at The Tide Resort; a one
night getaway with your special someone in a deluxe room, before being spoiled
with a free Thai massage package for two at the Samutra Massage and Spa. Baht
4,000/room for Sunday – Thursday check in. For long holidays, Friday or
Saturday check in 4,700 baht, and a 60% discount on rooms for a longer stay.
Free Overseas Calls at Art Café Pattaya:
In addition to free ADSL Internet access service, patrons can call any other
world-wide land line number without time limitations or restrictions. Also on
offer are art reproductions of oil paintings from their talented and dedicated
artists. For further information please contact or come to the Art Café
Pattaya, 285/3, Moo 5, Soi 16 Pattaya Naklua Road, Pattaya, tel. 038 367 652
or 01 832 6031, email: [email protected]; www.artcafe-thailand.com
Devarana Spa, Pattaya at Dusit Resort offers a Summer
Delight Package through June 30, 2006: Try the chromotherapy bath, aloe
facial mask and cooling mint massage. Baht 3,400++ per person (1 hr. 45 mins.)
May: Bahama mama cocktail scrub, baht 1,650++ (30 mins.) and baht 2,100++ (50
mins.) For reservation or inquiries, please contact: Devarana Spa, Pattaya at
Dusit Resort. Tel: +66 0 3837 1044; email: [email protected] New
and Improved Cardiotheatre - Last year, Dusit installed the latest in
exercise entertainment which allows you to workout on any of 18 cardiovascular
machines while watching one or even all of the six big TV screens in front
you! Now, Dusit Resort Sports Club has added two music channels so you can
tune in to the radio for motivational exercise music. For further
details and membership information, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2226.
Dusit Resort’s Sprinter is an alternative mode of transport from the
Dusit Thani to Dusit Resort, Pattaya and vice versa. Dusit Sprinter is a
Mercedes Benz deluxe shuttle bus custom-made to accommodate only 11 persons
for maximum passenger comfort. Enjoy extra large seats and 5-star services and
amenities. One-way baht 500 per person and baht 250 for children under 12
years old. For details and reservations, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2179,
Door 2 Door is once again offering a special
promotion from the Sportsman Pub & Restaurant, Soi 13, Beach Road, receive
a free serving of chicken tenders or spring rolls with all food orders over
1000 baht. To receive your free 2006 Door 2 Door Menu, simply call 038 720 222
and a friendly driver will deliver a copy to you.