The next meeting of Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC)
will be on Sunday, April 8. The club meets every Sunday morning at Henry J.
Bean’s Restaurant on the north end of Beach Road in the grounds of the Amari
Orchid Resort. The program starts as usual at 10:30 a.m. with a buffet
breakfast available from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Everyone is warmly welcome. This week
the guest speaker will be Ittiphol Khunplome, currently chief advisor to the
mayor, and prospective mayoral candidate. This will be followed by the lively
Open Forum and update on happenings in and around Pattaya. A full report
appears each week in Pattaya Mail. For more information about the
Sunday meeting and the other weekday activities of the PCEC, see the club’s
website at www.pattayacity expatsclub.com and learn more about the many and
varied activities to which everyone is welcome.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Pattaya: The
Pattaya Group meets Monday & Thursday at noon; Monday, Tuesday &
Friday at 5pm and Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday at 7:30pm at the
Satree Pattana Center, Soi Skaw Beach (2nd Rd): Contact Jim on 087 927 0437.
The Good Morning Pattaya Group meets every morning 9am at the Highlander Guest
House, Soi Skaw Beach: Contact Mike 081 741 3166. The Jomtien Group meets
everyday at noon at Jomtien Long Stay Hotel: Contact: Jerry 086 141 7748.
Pattaya Ex Servicemen’s Club (soon to be The Royal
British Legion Pattaya Branch) are holding 2 major events in the not too
distant future. In April we travel to the River Kwai for the ANZAC Day Parade,
this is an overnight visit. In June we head for Ipoh in Malaysia to attend the
Service for those who lost their lives in the 1948-1966 Campaign. We intend to
make this a long weekend break. Anyone interested or who wishes to join the
club please call in to Tropical Bert’s, 2nd road Opp Bangkok Bank next to
Soi 6/1 or phone Bert on 089 8072335.
The Charity Club of Pattaya meets most Sundays at
the Queen Victoria Inn Soi 6. Contact Malcolm on 09 7441040 or Christina on
095 454 185; email@example.com
Amor Restaurant celebrates 13 years of service to
the Pattaya community this April and is tempting customers with a wide
selection of mango dishes, both sweet and savory for the mango season. For
main courses Amor is offering; West Indies pork fillet, chicken breasts,
prawns or salmon in a scrumptious light curry sauce made with rum, fresh
mango, banana, raisins, cashew nuts, coconut cream and yoghurt served with
vegetables and potatoes or rice. Also mango pork fillet or chicken breasts,
made with Thai whiskey, fresh mango and coconut cream. For dessert there is
fresh mango cheesecake and mango shortcake, mango with yoghurt and Chiang Mai
honey, crazy mango sundae and lots more. Amor also offers sugar free desserts,
currently available, sugar free fruit pie, as well as, sugar free vanilla ice
cream and forest berries sorbet. Amor Restaurant, 244/15 Pattayaland 3, South
Pattaya: Tel. 038-710-680 or 081-945-5396.
Come enjoy Casa Pascal Restaurant’s gourmet set
menu. Entrees: duckling terrine with fresh dates and Waldorf salad, clear
crystal cream soup with vegetables, crabmeat crapiaou on a light horse radish
cream sauce, pear sherbet. Main Course: baked salmon in puff pastry with
creamy spring onion and clams sauce or flamed veal kidneys on hearty tomatoes
and capers frica. Dessert: mango mousse in chocolate cup with roasted almonds
and cinnamon sauce or selection of premium French cheese. Pattaya 2nd Road in
front of Ruen Thai Restaurant. For reservations (038) 723 660, fax (038) 723
659, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information: www.
Greg’s Kitchen, opposite Soi 6, 2nd Rd, offers a
new, great value light lunch menu for only 199 baht: includes chili con carne,
chicken in a basket, cod fishcakes, quiche, gammon steak and lot’s more.
Give it a try. Tel. 081 254 3624.
Fine dining at the Dusit Resort, Pattaya in April:
In The Bay Restaurant, check out some of Chef Giuseppe Zanotti’s sensational
dishes added to the new menu, as well as his inimitable swordfish creations,
available until 19 April. Open every day, 11 am - 2:30 pm for lunch and 6:30
pm - 10 pm for dinner. Italian Night Buffet: Every Wednesday night, The Bay
gives a taste of Italy with a buffet selection of assorted antipasti, salads,
hot specialities and traditional items such as pizza, pasta and famous
desserts. Wednesday night, 7 pm - 10 pm: 676++ baht per person and half price
for children 5-12 years. Saturday Night BBQ Buffet: This famous weekend family
buffet is an all-out, lavish affair of assorted meat and seafood dishes to go
on the grill, international food selection, carving stations, along with other
dishes to satisfy the heartiest of appetites. Saturday night, 7 pm - 10 pm.
1,070++ baht per person and half price for children 5-12 years. For
reservations at The Bay, please call 0 3842 5611-7 ext. 2270.
Discover the Origins of "Asian Tapas" at Latitude,
Sheraton Pattaya Resort: Executive Chef Matthew Woolford has introduced
his special Asian tapas menu which is made up of tasting portions of various
Asian favourites. Discover items such as grilled wagyu beef strips with cashew
nut satay, scallop and nashi pear tempura and slow cooked salmon with cabbage
kim chi or you can try the tasting bento box with features a selection of
dishes perfect to compliment a glass of wine or cocktail, relax and let your
senses unwind. Available Monday to Saturday from 6-10:30 p.m. For more
information or reservations, please call 038 259 888.
Jameson’s Irish Pub has introduced a new Wednesday
three-course ‘Quick Service’ special for 185 baht: Home made soup, mixed
salad, or mussels ‘vinai’ (cooked in their shells with butter, garlic
& herbs). Steak and mushroom pie (cooked in a beer sauce) with crisp
french-fries followed by dessert - a choice of two items, depending upon the
chef’s mood! This new three-course Wednesday special is served from 12 noon
till 11pm. Other daily specials include on Monday: Fillet steak special 175
baht; Tuesday: Breast of poached chicken with white wine sauce 175 baht;
Thursdays is kebab special night 175 baht; Friday is fish and chips 165 baht.
All the specials are served with starter & dessert (except on Thursday).
Start from 12.00 noon until 11.00 p.m. As always Jameson’s serves it’s all
day and night carvery at the weekends, as much as you can eat for 350 baht.
Speckled Hen beer on draft is back in stock as well as bottled Newcastle Brown
Ale. Jameson’s Irish Pub, 80/164 Soi Sukrudee (Soi AR), Pattaya, Tel.
038-361-873-4, email info@ jamesons-pattaya.com
Oliver Twists Old English Pub, Central Road (opp.
Nova Lodge Hotel), invites you to dine with us: Monday: Homemade steak and ale
pie, mashed potatoes and vegetables only 150bt; Tuesday: Steak night, prime
rump steak 10oz. 250bt; Wednesday: Ladies night; Thursday: Pint and a curry.
Choose from our excellent selection of draught lager and ale; Friday:
Traditional Friday night favourite! Battered cod, chips and peas. 175bt;
Saturday: Free! International style buffet served between 2pm and 6pm. Sunday:
Where else to eat an English Sunday roast! Choice of beef, pork or chicken:
250bt, Entertainment Tuesday and Sunday evening with Rose. For further
information please contact Oliver Twist Bar on 038 429 262 or Louise on 086
Enjoy Benihana Sunday Brunch at Pattaya Marriott
Resort & Spa. Benihana is the perfect place for gathering family
members and friends for Sunday brunch in Pattaya. Have a really long and lazy
lunch with fantastic food and all the enjoyment of watching juggling joking
chefs at work cooking just for you at your Teppanyaki table with great jazz
songs performed by resident band. The price is just only 1,100++ baht per
person inclusive of soft drinks, cocktails and wines. Benihana restaurant is
located on the second floor of Royal Garden Plaza Pattaya, opens daily for
lunch from 12 noon - 2 p.m., dinner from 5-10 p.m. and Sunday brunch from 11
a.m. - 2 p.m. For more information and reservations, call 038 412 120 ext.
Ace Cafe BBQ Night in Jomtien. Every Monday is BBQ
party night! Come and enjoy a platter of grill steak, sausages, baked potato,
corn on the cob and mixed salad, all for only 159 baht! Tickets on sale all
week with one lucky winner eating free! Grill fires up at 6.30 p.m. Don’t be
late! Ace Cafe, Hanuman Corner, 089 990 9342.
Patrick’s Belgian Restaurant presents: Monday:
"Osso Bucco" with mashed potatoes. Tuesday: Australian lamb chops
(400g) with béarnaise-and mint sauce, veggies and fries. Wednesday: Mixed
grill (chicken, pork and steak filet) with a brandy pepper sauce, fried
potatoes and veggies. Thursday: "Ostrich" filet steak,
"Archiduc" veggies and potato croquets. Friday: Moules-Frites
(Mussels Belgian Style). Saturday: "Cocq au Vin" (chicken casserole)
with fries or potato croquets: For reservation call Patrick 081 687 2410 or
Café New Orleans, a culinary landmark for over 9
years on eclectic Pattayaland Soi 2, has expanded its Fiesta Filipina menu
and added an Additional Special Menu including imported black
Angus tenderloin steak, succulent lamb tenderloin, scallops, assorted dinner
crepes and chocolate soufflé for dessert. You can order anything from its
famous rack of baby back ribs and imported steaks to special gourmet entrées,
side dishes and deserts. Chefs coming from some of the top restaurants in
Manila prepare delicious Filipino dishes to suit all tastes. For more
information or to make a reservation call 038 710 805, fax 038 710 784.
Mercure Hotel Pattaya presents P&P all
you can eat pasta and pizza at the Cappuccino Terrace every Wednesday night.
Soi 15, 2nd Road, South Pattaya: For more details call 038 425 050.
The Premiership Football Restaurant in Naklua serves
delicious English, European, Mexican and Thai food: 200 menu items to choose
from in Pattaya’s theatre of sports - with 3 huge projection screens.
Located on Naklua Road (opposite Woodlands Resort), 2mins from Dolphin
roundabout. Tel. 038 416 670-1 (open 24hrs).
The Queen Victoria Inn’s Sundays just get better
and better! Not only can you tuck into the Sunday Carvery, 3 courses for 320
baht, but you can also be entertained by The Copy Cats band live from 1 p.m. -
6 p.m. Come and have a great Sunday at the Queen Victoria Inn Soi 6, tel. 038
Shenanigans Irish Pub nightly specials: 12 noon - 11
p.m. Monday Spaghetti Night (160 baht); Tuesday Chop Night (150 baht);
Wednesday Steak Night (195 baht); Thursday Curry Night 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. (250
baht); Friday Schnitzel Night (195 baht) 12 noon - 11 p.m.; Saturday Carvery
(395 baht) 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.; Sunday Carvery (395 baht) 12 noon - 11 p.m.: The
famous Shenanigans Carvery, a choice of 6 different joints, 9 vegetables &
potatoes, prawn salad & home made soup, as much as you can eat.
Shenanigans the Irish Pub 218/2-4 Moo 10, Royal Garden Resort, Pattaya 2nd
Road: Email: email@example.com .co.th, Phone: 038 710 641, www.shenanigans-pattaya.com
For great tasting Thai food pop along to the Salt and
Pepper Restaurant next door to the Flamingo Hotel behind Tuk-Com City on
South Pattaya Road (opens Mondays to Saturday from 9 a.m. till 10 p.m.). You
will see a new exhibition by Pattaya Mail’s cartoonist M.J.B. which
you can buy (every baht goes to the Pattaya Orphanage), plus each person who
eats a meal and tells the management they have read about this restaurant in
the Pattaya Mail can pick up one cheeky cartoon postcard FREE of
Theme Buffet Evenings at the Montien
Hotel, Pattaya: Tuesdays - Verandah Coffee Shop, reef & beef
international BBQ buffet dinner, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., adults 650++ baht /
children 350++ baht. Wednesdays - La Mer Restaurant, Mediterranean buffet
dinner 6.30 p.m. - 10 p.m., adults 550++ baht / children 300++ baht. Friday -
Verandah Coffee Shop, BBQ & seafood buffet dinner 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., adults
650++ baht / children 350++ baht. Saturday - Verandah Coffee Shop,
international buffet dinner 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., adults 550++ baht / children
300++ baht. Bring your family and friends. Sit back, relax and enjoy. For
reservations please call 038-428155 ext 1620, 1621, e-mail Pattaya@montien.com
The Kilkenny Irish Pub and Restaurant is situated in
the Heart of Pattaya’s vibrant nightlife on Walking Street. Our new menu
features weekend roasts and new daily specials such as our Monday curry night.
Our home made meat pies are proving very popular at just 79 baht as is our pub
breakfast, only 99 baht before 2pm. Our Ocean View terrace is ideal for
private functions or for a quiet drink and meal. Home to Pattaya’s longest
happy hours we have great cheap drink specials every day. For locals, even
better savings are available by applying for our privilege card. Contact us
via www. kilkennypubpattaya.com
Sunday at Tropical Bert’s - ‘Horses for courses’
is how the saying goes and you get 3 of them along with 3 choices! Home made
soup, your choice of beef, pork or ham along with all the bits and pieces,
home made desert, all for only 250 baht. During the week there is bubble and
squeak with roast beef on Monday, your choice of meat pie on Tues, midweek
roast on Wed, home baked ham on Thurs, cod and chips Fri and an all round
favourite on Sat, Bert’s cottage pie, all at great prices. Tropical Bert’s,
2nd Rd., Soi Yodsak/1, Opp Bangkok Bank, tel. 09 8072335.
Eat to the Beat at Starz Diner, Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya
continues to satisfy choosy diners with the freshest seafood cooked to your
liking, international specialities, Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya’s award-winning
dishes with free-flow of wines, beer and soft drinks. A whole spit-roasted pig
is available every Saturday in addition to the wide selection of sumptuous
dishes on the buffet. Eat to the Beat is available Sunday to Friday from 6:30
to 9 p.m. at 590++ baht per person and on Saturdays from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. at
690++ baht per person.
Aisawan Resort & Spa, Pattaya presents a
"Wine Buffet" promotion. Enjoy a selection of 3 white wines and 3
red wines from South Africa. Come and enjoy every day from 7-10 p.m. Drink a
limitless amount for only 800 ++ baht per person including cheese plate. This
promotion is available now at Bay Leaf Restaurant, Aisawan Resort & Spa.
Tel. 038 411 940-8.
Mantra Sparkling Charity: Until 21st April 2007, get
your glad rags on, do the perfect do and sashay on over to Mantra Restaurant
& Bar, where Moet Chandon is being served by the glass and by the bottle,
as well as in exciting champagne cocktails. Proceeds from sales will be
donated to the ‘Baht for a Better Life’ Foundation, to further the
education of and build schools for underprivileged children in Thailand. Crack
open the bubbly with Moet Chandon and feel great, then feel even better, as
you realise you’re doing your bit for charity! Mantra Restaurant, next to
Amari Resort & Hotel, Beach Road, Pattaya.
Oliver Twist Ladies Night: Louise (O.T.’s expat
manageress) offers the fairer sex a haven from Pattaya’s sports lounges and
go-go bars! Every Wednesday is Ladies Night, complete with special cocktail
promotions. Meet with friends and colleagues in a relaxed, friendly
atmosphere: Oliver Twists Old English Pub, Central Road (opp. Nova Lodge
Hotel). For further information please contact Oliver Twist Bar on 038 429 262
or Louise on 086 909 9202.
Live music at the Premiership Football Restaurant -
Mondays & Thursdays: All your favourite hits with Rose & Yo Yo from
7:30 p.m. Tuesday’s Frank Sinatra & Tony Bennett Tribute Show 7:30-10:30
p.m. Wednesday & Saturday, 8:30-9:30 p.m. the Elvis Show. Fridays,
8:30-9:30 p.m. the Bee Gees Show. The Premiership Football Restaurant is
located on Naklua Rd. (opp. Woodlands Hotel), 2 mins from Dolphin roundabout.
Tel. 087 141 0309.
Dusit Resort, Pattaya’s Songkran festivities are
bigger and better than ever before! Experience an evening of tradition and fun
at the Chaba Pool with Thai folk dance and music. Bring along a big appetite
for an overwhelming spread of regional Thai specialities to celebrate
Songkran: Friday, April 13, at 7 p.m. 1,495++ baht for adults and 747++ baht
for children under 12 years old. For reservations, please call 0 3842 5611-7
Songkran at the Montien Hotel, Pattaya: The hot, dry
days of summer are here, heralding the joyful Songkran water festival and the
traditional Thai New Year. You will be able to enjoy all the treats of the
season at the Montien’s international buffet dinner, as well as a long drum
parade, Thai classical dance and live music, treat your friends and family
this Songkran. International buffet dinner on Friday April 13 from 6.30 pm -
10 pm, Price: 800++ baht adults, 420++ baht children. For reservations please
call 038-428155 ext 1620, 1621, E-mail; Pattaya@ montien.com
Songkran at Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya: Experience a
Songkran celebration unlike any other from April 13-16 with action-packed
Rocktivities and daily pool parties, free cool Hard Rock pool floats and water
rifles (available only while stocks last) and Saturday foam parties; family
fun at 5 pm and hot partying for adults kicks off at 9:30 pm. Enjoy a
delightful spread of Northeastern Thai dishes, Japanese specialities, fresh
seafood, select international dishes, a whole spit-roasted pig and free-flow
of soft drinks in a buffet dinner party on Saturday, April 14 at the Spa Pool
Deck at THB 690 net per person. Meanwhile, Hard Rock Cafe Pattaya offers a
groovy Songkran meal for lunch or dinner at THB 599 net per person from April
13-15. Enjoy a three-course menu offering mouth-watering tuna tataki, pan
fried pork chop or grilled chicken breast and vanilla ice cream, plus 1 free
glass of Singha beer or soft drink. For reservations call 038-428755-9.
Dutch artist Léa Laarakker Dingjan will exhibit her
paintings on silk at Ursula’s Antiques in Pattaya in an exhibition titled
"East and West - How Beautiful The Twain Meet." The opening
reception will be held on April 7 from 11am until 5pm. Ursula’s Antiques is
open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 6:30pm at 3/140-141 Moo 6 Third Road,
Pattaya, Tel 038 415 431, 01 833 8224, Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Liam’s Gallery, Pattaya presents Ulrich Zagorski
(Zago) "One Man Show". Painting mainly in acrylic, this exhibition
has many surprise elements of modern technology fused within the artist’s
work. The exhibition will run until April 12 at Liam’s Gallery, Soi 4 (Asia)
Pratamnak Road, Pattaya. Tel. 038 251 808, 038 306 172, email contact