Clubs & Associations
The next meeting of
Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) will be on Sunday, December 7. 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 welcome. Each week the PCEC has an interesting speaker to talk on
various subjects of interest in an informal setting. This week the PCEC’s
guest speaker is Patricia Glean who will have an interesting presentation
about the Trans Siberian Railway. This will be followed by the ever-lively
and often humorous Open Forum and an update on the happenings 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 official website at www.
pattayacityexpatsclub.com and learn more about the many and varied
activities of the club.
International Club of Thailand meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every
month at 6 p.m. at the Hard Rock Hotel, 2nd Road. For more information,
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 Lloyd Jones
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
The Royal British Legion
Thailand is now firmly established at Tropical Bert’s 2nd Road
next to Soi 6/1. We are now approaching 70 members, why don’t you become No
70. Served in H.M. Armed Forces? Or even if you have not, as long as you
support the principles of the Legion you are welcome to join. Contact Bert
089 8072335 or call in to Tropical Bert’s 2nd Road Opp Bangkok Bank.
Rotary Club Pattaya
Marina is the only French spoken Rotary in Asia. “Rendezvous” every
Friday at 7 p.m. at the Balcony Restaurant (Pattaya North Rd). For further
information go to www.rcpm.fr or call Mr. Benoit on 089 886 5445.
The Dutch Expat Club
meets the last Thursday of every month at Chateau Dale on Thappraya Road at
6 p.m. For full details please check out the website at www.
nederlandseverenigingpattaya .org or email albertmartin26 @yahoo.com. New
members are always welcome.
meetings in Pattaya: The Pattaya Group meets Monday & Thursday at noon;
Monday, Tuesday & Friday at 5pm and Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday
at 7:30 p.m. 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. The Scandinavian Group meets on Mondays and
Fridays 6.00 pm. at The Norwegian Seamans Church, Thappraya Road Soi 7:
Contact Hans 085 135 7755 or Rune (Rayong) 089 754 9515
in Pattaya. Drug problem? We can help. We deal in addiction, regardless of
substance or uncensored sharing. All welcome. We meet every Saturday
(17.30), Monday (18.30) and Wednesday (17.30) for one hour at Soi Skaew
Beach, opposite Siam Bayview Hotel, 2nd Road, half way up on the right, just
past Scandalic, room at rear. See N.A. diamond logo, head height, on wall.
Contact the 24 hour helpline on 02 231 8080.
The Pattaya Marriott
Resort & Spa invites you to make it a Christmas Eve to remember with a
festive dinner feast at the Sala Rim Nam outdoor restaurant, overlooking the
tranquil surrounds of the lotus pond and lush tropical gardens. Witness
spectacular shows and performances, a variety of fun-filled entertainment
for the entire family, and don’t forget the enormous dinner buffet prepared
by Chef Luis featuring the age old traditions; from tender roast turkey to
succulent seafood, from Virginia honey glazed ham to Christmas pudding. Have
your self a merry little Christmas at Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa,
December 24 (Christmas Eve) from 19.00 - 22.00 hrs. Price: Baht 4,900++.
Call 038 412 120 for more information and reservations.
Enjoy Christmas Day at
the More Bar & Grill: On the 1st Day
of Christmas, treat yourself and loved ones to a fabulous 6 course lunch.
Think of traditional highlights with a twist. Fresh oysters wrapped in Parma
ham, a salad of smoked salmon, prawns & cilantro served on a pepper puree,
oven baked turkey & stuffing and homemade Christmas pudding, just to name a
few! Dinner served from 12.00 - 15.00 hrs on December 25. Price Baht 750++.
The More Bar & Grill is located at the front of the Pattaya Marriott Resort
& Spa on Pattaya 2nd Road.
Call 038 412 120 for more information and reservations.
Amor Restaurant, a
Pattaya landmark for almost 15 years, is celebrating Christmas with its
famous Traditional Christmas Dinner on December 25 with two sittings at 7
p.m. and 9:30 p.m. As always, for these special events, Amor has family
style service where the waiters come to your table with platters and
terrines, fresh and hot from the kitchen and you get to help yourself to as
much as you want of everything. The waiters keep coming back with more as
often as you like. The menu can be seen on the Amor Website at
www.amorrestaurant .com. Reservations highly recommended, tel. 038-710-680,
mobile: 01-945-5396, email: richard@amorrestaurant .com Pattayaland Soi 3,
The Bay Italian
Restaurant invites you to sample some of Chef Claudio Mendini’s fine
“foie gras” creations in December, made with only the freshest ingredients.
Special dishes include: Foie gras with Barolo wine risotto, Pan-fried foie
gras with wild mushrooms and truffle served with polenta and caramelized
vegetables, foie gras Modena style in balsamic juice accompanied by leek
mashed potatoes and vegetables and more! The Bay is located on the 3rd floor
of Dusit Thani Pattaya. Open every day for lunch (11:30-2:30 pm) and dinner
(6:30-10:00 pm). For more information and reservations, please call 0 3842
5611-7 ext. 2270
The Reva Beach Restaurant
at Ravindra Resort & Spa Najomtein invites you to savor the taste of the
sea! Enjoy a bountiful selection of fresh seafood prepared to your liking.
Choose from a variety of mouth-watering appetizers and give-in to temptation
with desserts worth dying for. All of this and an evening view of sunset.
The Reva Beach Restaurant is open daily. Saturday night seafood 18.00-22.00.
For reservations call (038) 235777.
If you are a fancier of
Indian curries, come over to Taj the taste of India as it introduces
a unique concept of ‘all you can eat’ dinner buffet. On offer: a wide range
of appetizers, curries and Naan breads to choose from at only 395 baht per
person. Every Friday from 18:30-22:30. Taj is located on 3rd Road
opposite X-Zyte discotheque. For more information and reservations, please
call 038-374744 or 086-951-1161 Mr. Karan.
At the Peak Chinese
Restaurant in December, be amazed at how Chef Chi Tak Lai can make your
dining memorable with the three set menus he has delicately prepared for you
and your loved ones. His Menu A is called “Blue Lion” and it consists of pan
fried stuffed bean curd with shrimps, braised minced fish soup, roasted
Peking duck, stir-fried soft shell crab with XO sauce, fried rice ‘yan chow
style’, with sweet sago in coconut milk for dessert. The other two menus are
worth checking out too! Menu prices start at only 4,000 baht. The Peak
Chinese Restaurant is on the 9th floor
of Dusit Thani Pattaya. For dinner reservations please call +66 (0)
3842-5611 to 7, ext. 2276.
The Woodland Resort &
Residence Suites’ new Grappa Restaurant features the flavor of Italy
and famous Grappa wines. Open daily from 6 a.m. serving breakfast, lunch,
and dinner until 11:30 p.m. Monthly special menu dinners are presented
together with selected wine dinners, including a selection of original
Italian flat dough pizza creations to enjoy. Available for parties and
private functions. For reservations and information please call: 038 -
052295 up to 99 and ask for Grappa Restaurant.
From 5pm to 7pm daily at
Manhattans you can select a two-course meal for 795 baht or a
three-course meal for 895 baht all-inclusive. No service charge. No tax.
Choose from four delicious starters, four mains and four desserts, the
choice is all yours. Fine dining has never been so good at such great value.
Sunday lunch from 12.30pm - 5.30pm: 2-course for 650 baht; 3-course only 795
baht. For bookings call 038-259-790.
Jomtien Boathouse has
introduced a new live Elvis act every Monday and Tuesday evening at 9 pm.
The talented Elvis Arthur will entertain you while dining under the stars on
a great beachfront location on Jomtien Beach Road Soi 8. Every Wednesday and
Thursday evening from 8 pm - 10 pm you can sing along to famous classics
with the lovely performing duo Willy and Mandy. Be entertained while
enjoying our great steaks and seafood menu. Reservations call 038 756 143.
Beni’s Buffet offers
you a spectacular start to the weekend with an overwhelming selection of
food, everywhere you look. Enjoy the best of Japanese cooking while you
catch the action of the chefs; they will keep you entertained until you walk
out the door! Beni’s is located on the 2nd floor
of the Royal Garden Plaza - buffet served every Friday from 18.00 - 22.00
hrs. Price: Baht 1,499++ inclusive of selected beverages. For more
information please call Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa 038 412 120.
Enjoy Sunday with your
family and friends at Restaurant Casa Pascal. The Sunday Brunch &
B.B.Q. features cold appetizers including smoked salmon, rock lobsters,
prawns, crabs, great international salad bar & Thai salads, abundance of
cold appetizers, live pasta & flamed beef & pork tenderloin station, soups
and lots of other Asian and European main dishes, BBQ grill on the terrace
(sausages, lamb cutlets, steaks, ribs), and of course the Sunday breakfast
items. Great desserts such as chocolate mousse, creams, tarts, parfaits and
a fruit pancake station will boost your appetite. Adults 899 baht net
including a glass of house champagne, children (under 12) 599 baht net.
Every Sunday 10:30 - 15:00. Casa Pascal now also offers a very
attractive daily menu from 11.00 hrs until 19.00 hrs. You will find a great
choice of 25 different appetizers, soups, main dishes & desserts: 2 courses
- 350 baht, 3 courses - 420 baht, 4 courses - 490 baht. For reservations
call 038 723 660, www. restaurant-pattaya.com
Theme buffet evenings
at the Montien Hotel, Pattaya: Wednesdays - La Mer Restaurant,
Mediterranean buffet dinner 6.30 p.m. - 10 p.m., adults 650++ baht /
children 350++ baht; Friday - Verandah Coffee Shop, BBQ & seafood buffet
dinner 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., adults 750++ baht / children 400++ baht; Saturday -
Verandah Coffee Shop, international buffet dinner 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., adults
650++ baht / children 350++ baht. Pamper yourself with the exceptional
variety of all-you-eat favourites, dazzlingly laid out for an evening of
leisurely dining. Bring you family and friends. Sit back, relax and enjoy.
For reservations please call 038-428155, 361340 ext 1620, 1621 or e-mail:
New and only at Moon
River Pub! The After Work Club, Sunday through Thursday, 7 pm 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
Jameson’s the Irish Pub
has a host of Daily Specials at 195 baht including on Monday: Fillet Steak
Special, Tuesday: Roast Chicken with all the trimmings; Wednesday: Steak &
Mushroom Pie, Thursday: Pork Chop served with baked potato, fried onions,
grilled tomato, & corn on the cob on a sizzling plate, and Friday: Fish &
Chips. All the Specials are served with starter & dessert, from 12 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 375 Baht, children 150 Baht, on
Saturday from 5.00 p.m. - 11.00 p.m. and Sunday from 01.00 p.m. - 11.00 p.m.
And also don’t miss out on Jameson’s new a la carte menu. Tel. (038) 361
874, e-mail: email@example.com, Website: www. jamesons-pattaya.com
Do you sing to relax? If the
answer is yes, visit the Solaris Pub & Karaoke at the Ravindra Resort
& Spa Najomtein. Unwind in a friendly atmosphere with a comprehensive list
of international songs, state- of-the art audio-visual equipment, plus a
good deal of freebie and special privileges for everyone: Private room
available. Contact 038-235777 for further details.
Thursday is Ladies Night at
More Bar & Grill: bring in your girlfriends to chat away the night
with free Margaritas all night long from 7 p.m. till midnight. What are you
waiting for ladies? Let’s have a party! The More Bar & Grill is located on
Pattaya 2nd Road at the
front of the Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa, next to the Royal Garden
shopping plaza. For more information call (66) 38 412 120.
The Captain’s Corner
introduces the talented “Elvis” Arthur every Saturday and Sunday evening at
9 p.m. to continue the popular “Elvis live on stage” tradition. Come and
enjoy the best Bar-B-Q in town at the Captain’s Corner and sing along to
your favorite Elvis song. For reservations and free pick up service call:
038 364314. The Captain’s Corner BBQ restaurant is located at the Residence
Suites, Thappraya Road on the way to Jomtien.
Calling all musicians and
singers: Need a venue to jam with other like minded people? Why not go to
Robin Hood Bar in Jomtien and join the jamming sessions every Friday
evening from 7pm onwards. 10% of all the takings will be donated to Mercy
Center. So come and join in and support in helping the underprivileged in
Pattaya. For more information, contact Dave on 0868 213 202 or Kavita on
The Rotary Club Eastern
Seaboard Pattaya will be holding a Christkindl Charity Market on
Saturday, December 6 at the Rose Garden of the Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa
from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m. Many items will be on sale to help with your
Christmas shopping and there will also be a Tombola lucky draw with some
fabulous prizes to be won. The proceeds from the event will be used to help
underprivileged school children in Thailand.
The Joint Foreign
Chambers of Commerce in Thailand (JFCCT) in cooperation with Raimon Land
PLC are holding an Eastern Seaboard Christmas Networking Evening on Friday
December 12 from 6 p.m. at Northpoint show suites on Wong-amat Beach off
Naklua Road Soi 18. Raimon Land is sponsoring beverages and snacks from 6
p.m. Entry is free of charge for all attending; however, as a courtesy to
the host and sponsor all those planning to attend must book in advance.
Members please book on-line at the BCCT website - www.bccthai.com;
non-members please email - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Pattaya Players
Christmas production “A Dickens’ Christmas Carol” will be held December
12-14 at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya. There will be two evening performances
starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, December 12 and Saturday, December 13. In
addition, there will be a matinee performance on Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.
Tickets are priced at 300 baht for adults and 200 baht for children (under
the age of 12). All seating is general admission and the doors to the house
will open at 6:30 p.m. To reserve your tickets call Jacinta Farragher on 086
Liam’s Gallery: The
largest gallery in the Eastern Seaboard features original artworks by Thai
and International artists. The gallery also features a large library, coffee
and wine bar with Wi-Fi Internet. Works are for sale and the gallery also
displays Liam’s extensive private collection of art. The gallery is located
at 352/107 Soi 4, Pratamnak Hill (Soi Nordic). Gallery hours are Daily 10am
-7pm. Closed on Mondays. Open house every Friday at 6.30pm. Free wine
served. Telephone 038 306172 Geena or Liam. Email contact.
email@example.com, Website: www.liamsgallery.com
The Montien Hotel,
Pattaya introduces a double Bonus Card promotion: In the Marco Polo
Chinese Restaurant have your card stamped on each 1,000 baht spent and for
your 10th stamp get a
bonus of 1,000 baht discount. For the theme buffet dinner, have your card
stamped each visit and on your 9th visit
one person can eat free: Valid from now till December 31, 2008. For
reservations please call 038-428155, 038-361340 ext 1620-21, e-mail;