The next Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) meeting will be on Sunday, Dec. 8. Everyone is warmly welcome. The guest speaker will be well known author Dean Barrett who will talk about his latest book: “A Love Story: The China Memoirs of Thomas Rowley.” He will describe how he did his research for this story which takes place during China’s Taiping Rebellion. 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 Thailand World Music Championships will be held in Pattaya from 11-14 December. The contest will be staged at both the Indoor Athletic Stadium in Soi Chaiyapruek 2 and along Pattaya Beach Road and will feature marching show bands, street parades, drum and brass battles and music from individuals and ensembles. For a full schedule of the events, go to www. twmc.or.th/schedule/index.
A joint Pattaya Rotary Clubs Christmas Party will be held on Saturday 14th December from 6:00 pm at the Siam Bayshore Ballroom Pattaya. A welcome drink will be followed by traditional Christmas food plus an international and Thai menu, accompanied by wine, beer, whisky, soft drinks and coffee all incl. Price: 1,200 baht. Dress: smart casual. Tickets available from Bob Denzel, email: secretary@ rotary-es.org, tel. 081 715 2051.
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.
Acqua grilled venison fillet.
Chef Alberto Bruni invites you to enjoy bird and game autumnal culinary treats at “Acqua” Italian restaurant. Grilled marinated quail is served with an original Mesclun salad. Lush venison fillet is accompanied by a rich red currant sauce and he has created a delicious rabbit ragout which is served with sage fettuccine for a true taste of Italy. Prices start from THB 360++ (subject to 10% service charge and 7% VAT). Acqua Italian restaurant is located in the Main Lobby of Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya, and opens daily from 18.30-22.30 hrs. Call for reservations at 038 301 234 ext. 4266.
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.
Great Brazilian food at Zico’s.
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.
Oyster delights at Mantra.
As well as the excellent European food for which it is very well known in Pattaya (including some very rare Dutch items), Mata Hari restaurant also has a complete range of Thai cuisine, including Thai Isaan on request from Chef Jackie, herself coming from Isaan. Mata Hari restaurant is located at the top of the hill on Thappraya Road, and for reservations (strongly recommended) phone 038 259 799 or email louis@matahari restaurant.com or go through the website at: www. mataharirestaurant.com
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 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.
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.
Chill out to the DJ’s beats as you sip on signature cocktails at the Horizon lounge and take in stunning views of Pattaya Bay. Located on the 34th floor rooftop of the Hilton Hotel Pattaya, Horizon lets you party with friends and sample the delicious cuisine in one of the three flexible private dining rooms. Bar opens from 5:00pm until 1:00am - restaurant from 6:00pm until 11:30pm. Guests can indulge in style with a twist or simply relax in the most chilling Infinity Bar and enjoy the gentle sea breeze and romance sunset in a comfortable and relaxed entertainment venue. The new ‘Sunset Session’ promotion offers guests an array of signature cocktails and “best sellers”, including Yello, Sea Breeze, Mojito, Cosmopolitan, Bloody Mary, Singapore Sling and beers on a one-for-one basis. The promotion is available daily from 5 pm to 7 pm at Horizon. For more information or reservations please call +66 (0)38 253 000 or email: bkkhp.pattaya.horizon @hilton.com.
Lambada Pizza’ at Havana Bar & Terrazzo.
Available at Havana Bar & Terrazzo is a new delicious signature pizza: “Lambada Pizza”. Savor a taste of lamb, grilled red capsicum, sautéed onion, cherry tomato, roasted garlic, Kalamata black olive, topped with feta cheese and mint leaf served on thin and crispy pizza base. Enjoy the signature taste of Italian pizzas while listening to the live music performances. Served every day at only THB 395 net (receive 50% discount from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. daily). Havana Bar & Terrazzo is located at the Holiday Inn Pattaya, on Beach Road, north Pattaya. For more information or reservation please call 038 725 555.
Premium Prosecco at dusitD2 baraquda Pattaya.
Christmas & New Year
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.
Enjoy a festive Christmas at Elements, Sheraton Pattaya Resort
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
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: 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.
Amari Orchid & Tower presents a New Year’s Eve “Mysteries of Asia” celebration on Tuesday 31st December from 19:00 hrs at the Party Ground. An evening of celebration and adventure will replicate some of the most famous Asian wonders. The spectacular gala dinner will have an array of Asian and international food and a fine selection of Champagne and wines. Themed shows and music will ensure you dance the night away and the grandioso fireworks at midnight ensure this is party not to be missed. Adult: Baht 8,100 net per person including a half bottle of sparkling wine per person, Children: Aged 6–12 Baht 4,050 net per person (under the age of 6 free). Dress code: smart casual. For more information or to make a reservation, call 038 418 418 or email fbreservation.orchid@ amari.com.
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.
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.
Sugar Hut Resort & Restaurant, located only 5 mins from central Pattaya, is offering a special room package at only 7,999 Baht for 3 days 2 nights (2-persons). The package includes accommodation in a one bedroom suite villa with ABF and original Thai set menu for 2 persons (lunch or dinner). Relax at the large swimming pool with unique outdoor sauna and stream facilities or go jogging around the tropical garden. For more information and reservations, call 038 264 186 or 038 251 686, Email: sugar@sugar-hut. com visit website: www. sugar-hut.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.