What’s On in Pattaya & East Thailand


Calling on all Hotels, Restaurants, Entertainment venues, Schools, Organisations & Associations: Send us information and details of your upcoming and ongoing events and promotions and we will gladly include them in our “WHAT’S ON in PATTAYA & EAST THAILAND” section of the Pattaya Mail Newspaper and Online Digital Media. Email: [email protected]


Associations & Clubs

The next meetings of Pattaya City Expats Club (PCEC) will be held on Sunday, January 12 & 19 2020. The PCEC program varies, but usually involves a guest speaker on a topic of interest to Expats. The program starts at 10:30 am with a buffet breakfast available from 9:00 to 11:00 am on the 4th floor of the Holiday Inn’s Executive Tower located behind the Holiday Inn’s Bay Tower on Beach Road.

Bromsgrove – SATCC Multi-Chamber Eastern Seaboard Networking

Bromsgrove International School and SATCC, in cooperation with AMCHAM, AustCham, BeLuThai, CanCham, GTCC, NTCC, and BCCT cordially invites you to Multi-Chambers Eastern Seaboard Networking on Friday 17 January 2020 at 18.00-21.00 hrs at the Intercontinental Pattaya. Cost: THB 600 for SATCC/participating chambers and THB 1,200 for non-members. Price includes food and a free flow of soft drinks, beer and wine. Booking: Email [email protected].

Sponsorship – BCCT Annual General Meeting Luncheon 

British Chamber of Commerce Thailand is seeking multiple co-sponsorship for BCCT Annual General Meeting Luncheon on “Thailand in the Early 2020s: Prospects for Politics and Economics Growth” on Thursday 30 January at Shangri-La Hotel. Speakers are Dr. Thitinan Pongsudhirak and Dr. Pavida Pananond The Luncheon will start after the Annual General Meeting (AGM).  The fee for multiple co-sponsorship is at THB 10,000 plus VAT each. If you are interested to become this event sponsor, please email – [email protected] or call +66(0)2-651-5350 – as soon as possible.

The Eastern Seaboard Businessmen’s Dinner is a monthly event taking place on the last Thursday of the month. It brings together business leaders from various backgrounds including Automotive, Aerospace, Real Estate, Architecture, FMCG, Electronics, White Goods, Logistics, Recruitment, Legal, Consulting, and others in a relaxed atmosphere. If you are interested in attending please contact [email protected]

Rotary Club of Pattaya (Thai-English) meets at the Royal Cliff Grand Hotel on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. Meetings begin at 19.00 hrs. President Stephen Devereux Email: [email protected]

Rotary Club Phönix Pattaya (German) meets every Tuesday at the Holiday Inn Pattaya at 19.00 hrs. President Dieter Barth Email: [email protected]

Rotary Club of Jomtien-Pattaya (English) meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at Royal Cliff Grand Hotel, Pattaya City. Fellowship begins at 18.30 hrs and Dinner meeting at 19.00 hrs. President Joachim Klemm Email: [email protected]

Rotary Club Eastern Seaboard (English) meets at the Siam Bayshore Hotel, 17.30 hrs for 18.00 hrs on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month, followed by dinner (Fellowship) President Dieter Reigber Email: [email protected]

Le Rotary Pattaya Marina, seul Rotary Francophone d’Asie, vous accueille les premier et troisième vendredis de chaque mois, début des réunions 19h, à l’hôtel Pullman G Pattaya Wongamat – 445/3 Moo 5 – Soi 16 – Pattaya Naklua Road. Venez agir avec le Rotary pour changer des vies. Michel Roche Président Email: [email protected]

Community Services

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Pattaya Group meets Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. All meetings are closed (alcoholics only) and are held at Soi Skaw Beach (off Pattaya 2nd Rd). Contact Carl 08-456-31-671. The Good Morning Pattaya Group meets 9 a.m. every morning. All meetings are ‘open’: contact 080 563 0232. The Jomtien Group meets every day at noon at Jomtien Long Stay Hotel: Contact, Andrew 086 107 6631. The Scandinavian Group meets on Tuesdays and Fridays 6 p.m. at the Norwegian Seaman’s Church, Thappraya Road Soi 7: contact Hans 085 135 7755 or Rune (Rayong) 089 754 9515. 9.00 a.m. meetings every day at Satree Pattana Centre on Soi Skaw Beach off Second Road. Call 080 563 0232.

Narcotics Anonymous – Hotline: 082 811 2686. 3 English speaking meetings in Pattaya near Central Festival and 2 in Jomtien each week. Also regular Thai speaking meetings at 12 noon every Sunday, and Persian Farsi speaking meetings at 5.30 pm on Thursdays. Please call the Hotline for details.

North Star Library on Sukhumvit Road, north Pattaya holds regular Thai language classes Mon – Fri from 10.30 a.m. till 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. till 2.30 p.m. Cost of admission is 100 baht per session for library members and 200 baht for non-members. Private lessons are also available for 200 baht per hour. In addition, the library also holds Yoga training every Tuesday from 1 – 2 p.m. at the Father Ray Foundation. Cost is 1200 baht for 6 sessions (first session free). For more information, call 081 575 4854 or email [email protected]

Overeaters Anonymous – The ‘Up to You’ group meets Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the housing area just behind Pan Restaurant in Jomtien on Thappraya Road. Call Steve at 038-364-207(h) or 089-250-1359 (cell) for directions or more information.

Post 12146 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America (Ban Chang – U-Tapao, Thailand) meets the second Saturday of each month at 13:00 at Sinthavee Park Condo, 2/1 Moo 5, in Ban Chang. If you are interested, please contact Membership Chairman Dan Morgan at <[email protected]> or visit website: www.banchangvfwpost12146.org.

Royal British Legion Thailand meets on the last weekend of every month at various locations around the city. Please join and like the Face Book page and you will see the all the social events listed. You do not have to have served in the Armed Forces to become a member and can join in the many social events arranged throughout the year. The Legion’s primary aim is the care and welfare of those who have served and/or their dependents. For general enquiries send an email to – [email protected].

Samaritans of Thailand 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. (02) 713-6791.

Dining & Entertainment

Flare restaurant, Hilton Pattaya presents a wide selection of Chinese menus featuring premium ingredients fresh from the sea throughout January to March 2020.

1-Kilogram Phuket Lobster in Spicy XO Sauce
Experience authentic tastes including ‘1-Kilogram Phuket Lobster’ in spicy XO sauce or with salt and pepper at THB 2,850 nett, ‘Jumbo Tiger Prawn’ deep fried with panang curry or baked with Shanghai sauce at THB 1,550 nett and ‘Black Sea Crab’ baked with Chinese black bean or wok fried with Singapore chili sauce at THB 1,250 nett.

Jumbo Tiger Prawn with Shanghai Sauce
In addition, other Chinese menus are also available including ‘Braised Abalone in Superior Stock’ with bok choy and mushroom at THB 650 nett, ‘Cantonese Chow Mein’ with tiger prawn at THB 450 nett and ‘Yeung Chow Fried Rice’ with seafood at THB 450 nett.

Flare restaurant is located on level 15 of Hilton Pattaya and opens every day from 6pm to 10.30pm. For more information or reservations, please call +66 (0) 38 253 000 or LINE ID @hiltonpattaya or [email protected]

New Delicacies at Pan Pan San Domenico: Italian Antipasto: Parma Ham, Salame, Milano, Hot Salame, Mortadella, Olives, Mozzarella & Bell Peppers. Served with hot, crispy pizza bread. 580 Baht. Highly Recommended. Must Try! Black Spaghetti Seafood Ki Mao: With Prawns, Cherry Tomatoes, Chilly & Squids. 395 Baht. A must for spicy food lovers! Saeb-e-lee! Pan Pan San Domenico, Jomtien Pattaya, 038 251 874, 084-345 1717. Pan Pan Italia Restaurant, Na Jomtien Sattahip, 038 237 880, 065-570 7836. Pan Pan Cafe Bar, Terminal 21, Pattaya, Tel. 086-392 3288

The Oasis Restaurant and Poolside of the Thai Garden Resort offers nightly dining presentations with different themed “all you can eat” buffets at the resort poolside: Monday – Italian buffet; Tuesday – BBQ buffet; Wednesday – Duck buffet; Thursday – German buffet with roasted pig; Friday – Asian Delights buffet; Saturday – international buffet; Sunday – Steak & Skewers buffet. The buffet starts from 6 p.m., runs until 9 p.m. All this for just 499 baht nett per adult. 299 baht for children under 12. (Kids under 4-years old eat free). For reservations call 038 370 614 or make your booking at www.thaigarden.com under “buffet reservation”. Thai Garden Resort is located on North Pattaya Road, 200 meters from the Dolphin roundabout and 200 meters before Tesco Lotus.

Special Turkey Dinner at Yupins. A popular request since Christmas is “have you any turkey dinners left?” And it so happens that they do. And also Christmas Pudding. Available until they’re sold out. Come and enjoy. Don’t forget to book. An Amazing Experience! Only 450 baht. And a quick reminder that your favourite Oysters from Normandy are now arriving every Friday fresh the same day. Try them! For reservations, call 038 250394 or visit website: www.yupins.com


A Stamp Market is held every Sunday from 10.00 a.m. till 3.00 p.m.at Rahnpintang Moe Kata Restaurant, Panji Place, on Soi Ponphraphanimit 7 (200m from the Bangkok Highway underpass). Here can you exchange stamps from the whole world. Call 089 091 3418 for more information and directions.

Rest & Recreation

The Rotary Club of Plutaluang is inviting members and guests to take selfies, and appreciate nature in a three-day trip to Malaysia next month. Club President Dol Adinan said the three-day, two-night excursion will visit Kuala Lumpur, the Genting casino and shopping complex and the Cameron highlands Jan.31-Feb.2. The cost of the tour, including airfare is 14,000 baht, excluding charges for checked luggage. Dol said the trip would give members a chance to cement new relationships with Malaysians, as well as take photos at the Istana Negara Palace, official residence of King Abdullah of Pahang. For more information, call past-president Chaveewan Tubsai at 086-323-4780. Email: [email protected] (All proceeds for charity projects).


A Farmers’ Market takes place every 2nd Saturday of the month at the Holiday Inn hotel on Pattaya Beach Road from 10.30 am – 3.30 p.m. Products range from wellness items, jewelry, freshly prepared food, organic vegetables and fruits.