The next Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) meeting will be on Sunday, Dec. 22. Everyone is warmly welcome. The PCEC will be having their annual Christmas program. Again this year, those wonderful children from Pattaya Orphanage will be singing Christmas carols for the enjoyment of all. Santa will also be in attendance with some “goodies” for the children. The Club meets every Sunday morning at the Tavern by the Sea restaurant located on the north end of Beach Road (part of the Amari Orchid Resort). The program starts as usual at 10:30 a.m. with a buffet breakfast available from 9 to 11 a.m.
The last Green Pattaya clean-up day of 2013 will take place on Saturday, Dec. 21 on Pratamnak Hill. Come along bring your friends and family and help clean the Big Buddha Wat Phra Khao Yai and make merit for 2014 as well. Please bring along any clothing, children’s toys, donations and other things you do not need for 2014 as Nong Kemp from the Human Power Foundation, KOTO Keeper of the Ocean, and Rotary RCES Restart Life will be there to take your things and hand them to the poor people in Pattaya. The clean-up starts at 10 a.m. and water, soft drinks plus fruits & snacks will be provided. For more information, go to: www.facebook.com/GreenPattaya/events.
Christmas Day Mass: the St. George’s Anglican/Episcopal congregation will be celebrating Christmas Day Eucharist at 11 a.m. in the usual venue, which is the Sunday School room of the Pattaya Church located on Soi 5 North Pattaya Road. The service will be followed by cheese & wine and then some of the congregation will be going for lunch together. All are welcome! For further information call Fr. Theo on 087 133 1601.
Enjoy a Bubble Cocktails promotion with Bubble Heaven, Candy Fizz, Gummy Bubbles, and Imagine Sparks at Infiniti & Latitude lounge, Sheraton Pattaya Resort during December 2013 to January 2014 with price THB 320++ per glass. For more information or reservations, call 038 259 888 or go to website: www.sheratonpattayaresort.com.
Bubble heaven at Infiniti & Latitude lounge.
Halal international buffet dinner @ Harbour - only THB 420 net per person. The buffet dinner includes halal food, an international buffet line and many selections of dessert. The food is certified and cooked by a halal chef with 40 years experience. Both indoor and outdoor dining options are available. Harbour restaurant is located at the A-One Royal Cruise Hotel on Pattaya Beach Road (Soi 3), Open daily 6.00 pm - 10.00 pm. For more information, call 038 259 555 Ext 4236.
Sugar Hut Restaurant is open for lunch with set menu prices from 240 to 350 baht net/set. Menu items include chili fried rice, pork soup with tofu, noodles, fresh spring rolls, salad, fruit, desserts and more. For inquiries and reservations, call 038 364 186, 038 251 686.
Zico’s Pattaya restaurant of Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort is Pattaya’s only Brazilian Churrascaria restaurant. Enjoy succulent meat and fresh seafood; as much as you can eat on long skewers which gracefully pass through the tables. Special on every Wednesday and Thursday enjoy free flow beef unlimited 2 hours with 15 skewers at only Baht 999+ per person (subject to 7% VAT). And don’t miss the great selection at the salad bar. Brazilian Samba Queens perform at 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. with an amazing dance routine and hot music (except on Mondays). For more information or table reservations, contact 038 043 516 or email: zicospattaya @chr.co.th.
The Bay Italian restaurant offers a relaxed dining experience in a contemporary setting with both indoor and outdoor seating and a scenic view of Pattaya Bay. The Bay is located at the Dusit Thani Pattaya Resort, next to the Dolphin Roundabout in North Pattaya. Opening hours are Monday to Sunday - 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. For more information and reservations, please call 038 425 611-7 ext. 2270.
The open kitchen concept at Edge restaurant, Hilton Hotel Pattaya, creates an interactive dining experience combined with natural light and breathtaking views. Monday’s “Post weekend BBQ” features freshly grilled sausages, Korean style pork cuts and chorizo burritos while Tuesday’s “Mediterranean Fare” includes Middle Eastern dips and salads, pizza and pasta. On Wednesday, Edge presents “Burgers, Salads and Gourmet Sandwiches” where guests can create their perfect burger, toss a fresh salad or grab a gourmet sandwich. The tastes of Southeast Asia, India, China and Japan come together for Thursday’s “Extended Asia” followed by Friday’s “Seafood Pattaya” where the crystal waters offer up fresh local prawns, crabs and lobsters served on ice or grilled. Saturday’s “Classics & Confectionaries” presents timeless favorites such as Greek salad, oven-baked whole salmon, green curry and bouillabaisse and margherita pizza. In addition, guests will be able to indulge in traditional Thai desserts with a modern twist. Every Sunday, the chefs pull out all the stops and offer the hotel’s famous “Sunday Brunch” that brings together a wide selection from around the globe. Bookings are absolutely essential for this very popular event. Monday to Thursday @ THB 420 net; Friday and Saturday @ THB 480 net, Sunday Brunch @ THB 1200 net; Wine Buffet @ THB 800 net. “Seven Days, Seven Themes” is available from Mondays to Saturdays from 12 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. and from 12 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. on Sundays. Edge restaurant is located on the 14th floor of the Hilton Hotel Pattaya. For bookings, please dial +66 (0)38 253 000.
Wednesday Ribs & Wings at Tavern by the Sea.
Eat to the New Beat at Starz Diner located at the Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya between 2nd Road and Beach Road, Central Pattaya: A selection of Pan Asian and continental flavors, from the griddle, BBQ char-grill, pan, fryer, steamer, wok, and tandoori oven, as well as some really delicious desserts. Sat: THB 850++, Sun-Fri: THB 750++ food only. Sat: THB 1,080++, Sun-Fri: THB 980++ including free flow drinks. Children under 11 years of age eat for free. Show time for live music is from 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. For more information call 038 428 755-9 or go to http://pattaya.hardrockhotels.net.
The Peak restaurant offers a variety of dim sum items during the All You Can Eat Dim Sum for Lunch. Price is just THB 705 net per person. Lovers of Peking Duck, prized for the thin crisp skin, can also enjoy lunch with a whole Peking Duck on the centerpiece at only THB 1,765 net. What’s more, Roasted Suckling Pig is offered at a discounted price of THB 1,882 (whole roast). The Peak Chinese Restaurant is located on the 8th floor of Dusit Thani Pattaya next to the Dolphin Roundabout in North Pattaya. Open daily from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. For reservations and more information please call 038 425 611 to 7, ext. 2276.
Oasis BBQ pork kebab.
Oasis restaurant is currently featuring “Meat on a Stick” with Turkish kebabs, Jamaican chicken, Tandoori inspired seafood and BBQ pork kebabs. Prices start at only THB 300++ (subject to service charge and VAT). Oasis Restaurant is located at the lower main lobby of the Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya. Open daily from 6.00-23.30 hours. Call to reserve at 038 301 234 ext 4260-61.
Poo Bu Maa Thod Kratiam at Flare.
New and only at Moon River Pub! The After Work Club from 7 p.m. 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: 1,200 baht per person Sunday to Thursday or 1,500 baht per person Friday & Saturday. The Moon River Pub is located in front of the Thai Garden Resort, North Pattaya Road.
With a full salad and dessert buffet station, diners at Cascade can select their main course on the menu featuring Thai and western dishes such as fried seafood with garlic and hot basil leaf served with steamed jasmine rice; grilled chicken breast with barbecue sauce; breaded fish fillet, French fries and tartar sauce and many more. Price is THB 299++ per person (food only). The Cascade is located near the Main Lobby of Dusit Thani Pattaya. Open daily from 6 a.m. - 1 a.m. For reservations call 038 425 611-7 ext. 2153.
Premium Prosecco at dusitD2 baraquda Pattaya.
Christmas & New Year
A-One The Royal Cruise Hotel Pattaya offers you a memorable Christmas Eve Grand Dinner with seafood and international buffet plus a variety of entertainment incl. live band, Christmas carol singing, games and lucky draw. Have fun with the theme of ‘Dance of the Decades’ held at the hotel poolside. Date: December 24 from 7.00 pm onwards. Price: THB 1,800 for adults and THB 1,080 for children. For more information, call 038 259 555 Ext 4232.
Enjoy a festive Christmas at Elements, Sheraton Pattaya Resort
Celebrate Christmas at Elements Restaurant: X’mas Eve Buffet Dinner (6:30pm - 10:30pm) on Tuesday 24th December. Enjoy your favorite dishes with the highlight being the charcoal grilled seafood BBQ station and special dishes such as Roasted Turkey, Baked Snapper Seafood Crust, X’mas Stolen, Chocolate fruit cake, Yule Log and more. Price: THB 2,300 net per adult and THB 1,150 net per child. X’mas Day Buffet Lunch (12:00pm - 3:00pm) on Wednesday 25th December. Features an array of delicious selections including Roasted Turkey, Blackened Strip Loin, Christmas Pudding with Brandy Sauce, Grandma’s Pumpkin Pie and more. Special kid’s corner will bring a smile to the little ones as we turned our Phratamnak Room into a playroom. Price: THB 2,500 net per adult and 1,250 per child. Outdoor live band will help set the joyous ambiance for Santa Claus who may bring surprise to your table on both 24th and 25th. Elements Restaurant is located at the Sheraton Pattaya Resort. For more information or reservations, please dial 038 259 888 or go to website: www. sheratonpattayaresort.com
Christmas Eve Buffet Dinner at Verandah Coffee Shop, the Montien Hotel, Pattaya offers traditional specialties from roast turkey to Christmas pudding and many more. Enjoy live music and the Montien Christmas choir. Meet & greet Santa and receive special gifts for the children. Date: Tuesday 24th December 2013, Time: 6.30 p.m. - 10.00 p.m. Price: Baht 2,150-net per adult or Baht 1,050-net per child. Call 038 428 155 or 038 361 340 ext. 1620, 1621 or go to website: www.montien.com.
A stunning Christmas sunset at Infiniti.
Indulge in Christmas Eve spirit while you relax at picturesque beach front Infiniti restaurant and watch the sunset during your dinner. Award-winning chefs will prepare six savory courses with an entrée of your choice between Pan Baked Snow Fish or Roasted Turkey Breast including a dessert to turn your Christmas Dinner into an unforgettable event. A unique dining experience with panoramic views of the famous Gulf of Siam. Don’t miss the perfect camera moment. 24th December 2013 at 6:30pm - 10:30pm. Price: THB 2,900 net per person. Infiniti restaurant is located at the Sheraton Pattaya Resort. For more information or reservations, please dial 038 259 888 or go to website:
Christmas special set menu at Sugar Hut.
Christmas Eve set dinner at The Cascade on 24 December. The feast will feature traditional Christmas trimmings and more, in a cosy setting to celebrate the joyous occasion. Price: THB 1,600++ for adults and THB 800++ for children 5-12 years old, served from 6:30 pm - 10pm. The Cascade is located near the Main Lobby of Dusit Thani Pattaya. For reservations, call 038 425 611-7 ext. 2153.
A festive array of traditional Holiday Season fare and other favourite items you wish to have on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day awaits you at The Bay Restaurant from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm. Price: THB 1,390++ for adults and THB 695++ for children aged 5-12 years old. The Bay is located at the Dusit Thani Pattaya Resort. For more information and reservations, please call 038 425 611-7 ext. 2270.
Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort, Pattaya invites you to celebrate both Christmas’ Eve and Christmas Day with a traditional Christmas buffet dinner at Oasis restaurant: Baht 1,999++ per person includes Glühwein, soft drinks with live entertainment and carol choir. On 24 December night, come closer to the beach with Christmas’ Eve Grilled Steak BBQ Night at Flames restaurant at only Baht 1,499++ per person including Glühwein and soft drinks. An a la carte Italian Christmas’ Eve dinner also provided at Acqua restaurant. 50% discount for kids between 4-12 years. For reservations or more information, call 038 301 234 ext 4255, 4257.
Special Chinese set dinner at The Peak from Dec. 25 - Jan. 3, 6:30 pm - 10pm each day. Set menu prices: THB 18,000++ / THB 20,000++ / THB 22,000++ per table (maximum of ten persons per table), Each set receives 2 complimentary bottles of sparkling wine. The Peak Chinese Restaurant is located on the 8th floor of Dusit Thani Pattaya. For reservations and more information please call 038 425 611 to 7, ext. 2276.
Christmas Eve dinner buffet @ The Beach Club Restaurant, Pullman Pattaya Hotel G: - Tuesday, 24th December from 6:30pm - 10:00pm. All the traditional Christmas favorites including roast turkey with seasonal vegetables, roast rib of beef with Yorkshire pudding and a scrumptious seafood BBQ. Christmas carols will be performed and Santa Claus and his charming Santarinas will bring gifts for all the children. Only Baht 2,950 net per person and half price for children less than 12 years old and accompanied by 2 paying adults. Early Bird bookings before Friday 20th, December, will receive a special 20% off (only Baht 2,360 net per person). For more information or reservations, call 038 411 940-8 or email info@pullmanpattaya hotelG.com or www.facebook.com/thepullmanpattayahotelG.
New Year’s Eve Pink Party at the Montien Hotel Pattaya, Tuesday 31st December. Make your New Year’s Eve 2013 a great night to remember at the poolside garden of the Montien Hotel. An international buffet complimented by a cabaret and Thai modern dance show, live music, games, amusements and numerous lucky draws and highlighted by a breath-taking firework display. Price: Adult Baht 5,800.- net / Child Baht 4,600.- net (under 12 years). Party starts from 6.30 p.m. - 01.00 a.m. Reserve your table with a bottle of champagne to get a special deal. Call 038 428-155 or 038 361-340 ext. 1620, 1621 or go to website: www.montien.com.
dusitD2 baraquda in partnership with Bangkok Airways will be holding a “Blue Masquerade” countdown party on December 31 at the hotel’s poolside and rooftop lounge. An exciting lineup of activities will include live jazz, amazing dance performances, and a dazzling 360-degree fireworks display happening at the stroke of midnight. A grand prize draw will give the winner roundtrip air tickets from Bangkok-Maldives and accommodation worth 100,000 Baht. For more information contact dusitD2 baraquda Pattaya hotel on Tel: 038 769 999 or Email: d2pa@ dusit.com.
Bangkok Hospital Pattaya is currently offering a special health check-up promotion from now until the end of December (pre-paid packages can be used up to 28th February 2014). More than 68 health care packages are included in the promotion with discounts of up to 50% off normal prices. For more information, go to www.bangkokpattayahospital.com.
Ruffino Restaurant & Lounge at Centara Grand Phratamnak Resort Pattaya presents Thailand’s premier female DJ, DJ Diva, every Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 19:00 - 23:00. Centara Grand Phratamnak Resort is located on Soi 5, Pratamnak, South Pattaya. Tel. 038 306 337 for more information.
Latino Groove dance nights take place every month at Havana Bar, Holiday Inn on Beach Road, North Pattaya. Admission is free of charge and all are welcome. For more information, call 038 725 555 or go to www.facebook.com/HavanaBar.Pattaya.
Come and enjoy live music at the Jazz Pit Pub from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. every day (except Tuesdays & Wednesdays). Listen to great music by Thomas Reimer, one of the most famous European Jazz guitar players. If you play an instrument, you are welcome to come along and join in the jam sessions every Monday evening. Jazz trio every Friday at 7-11 p.m., with Thomas Reimer (guitar), Andy Goodson (bass), and Peter Couling (drums). The Jazz Pit is located on Soi 5 off Pattaya Beach and 2nd Road. Tel: 038 428 374.
Yoga classes now available every Tuesday and Thursday at the Tea Tree Spa, 5th floor of the Holiday Inn Pattaya. Experience the calmness and serenity of Pattaya Bay at sunset time while having a 1 hour yoga class with natural sea breezes and relaxing music. Limited space available, please call 038 725 555 ext. 3902 for more information and reservation.