| Pattaya nightlife can be enjoyable and thrilling. There are a number of discos, transvestite
cabarets, karaoke bars, nightclubs, coffee shops, open air bars
and restaurants with live music and entertainment compete for attention.
Most of the nightlife and entertainment complex are found in South
Pattaya, Beach Road, Pattaya 2
Road and Soi Post Office in North Pattaya.
Pattayaland Soi 1 and 2, known as “Boys
Town”, is the centre of Gay and Go Go Bars.
Gourmet restaurants, cocktail lounges,
discotheques, nightclubs and supper clubs are provided by the larger hotels in Pattaya. They offer great
food, drinks, music and international entertainment which
are suitable for family entertainment.
After That is a grand beer bar, and its area in front of the band
stage is big enough to sashay and to do so in comfort. Drinks
are inexpensive and happy hour prices are absurdly low.
South Pattaya Road.
1 of the few places in Pattaya for people to dance to live music
which is not too loud and where the drink's prices are acceptable.
Bamboo Bar has been popular for several years.
Soi Lucky Star, off Walking Street.
Blues Factory has gained a well-deserved reputation for good quality
live music in a pleasant setting. Jam nights, blues reviews and
rock 'n' roll shows.
Second Road, around the corner from Soi 2.
As the name suggests, this venue provides music by the late Elvis
Presley. Ritchie Newton, a German-born Elvis impersonator, 1 of
only 3,000 or so to come out of the land of lederhosen. 2 shows are performed by him
most nights and are normally well accepted.
Formerly known as Freelancer Bar, the FLB house band, the Ugly Brothers
(yes, they are), have the assembled punters tapping their toes.
A good, friendly place with drink's prices that are not over the top.
Nice to sit and relax, away from the crowded area.
Beach Road, at the corner of Soi Yamato (13/1).
This high-class dining and drinking venue is furnished in a style of a German brewery. Hopf Brew House is popular among
A live band that only a few people seem to listen to is performed here. However, it is an ideal place
to sit and watch the comings and goings in Walking Street.
Moon River Pub
North Pattaya Road. (Thai Garden Resort).
Good international bands and artists perform most nights of the
week (not on Mondays) as well as restaurant and snooker tables.
It covers over 2 floors and right on the water at the top end of
Walking Street. It features a rock and roll band, food and economy-priced
booze. Plenty of seating and some of it overlooks Walking Street.
Soi Post Office, at the corner of Second Road.
Renowned for its transvestite shows, a poor imitation of places like
Alcazar and Tiffany's, but a good place for those wishing to avoid the Asian hordes who make up the audiences in the latter
mentioned establishments. Drinks prices are inexpensive and the atmosphere
is laid back.
The place to go if you want to find good looking girls and guys.
Tony's Entertainment Complex and Cool
Quite expensive drinks and pushy service staff don't stop people crowding
into this place night after night. It may have a lot to do with
the fact that almost every good-looking girl in town makes an appearance
here at some time during the night.
A Thai-oriented disco, this well laid-out and club attracts its
fair share of foreign
makers. There are big shows on a big stage that are
Pattaya is an ideal place for cabaret
shows. Consisting of songs, dances and comedy routines, Pattaya's
cabaret shows are renowned throughout the country and known worldwide.
The female dancers are so pretty, lovely and attractive, but, these
beautiful women were actually born "male". Their performances
are so amusing and magnificent and the settings so fascinating that
the show is a must for all visitors to Pattaya.
The following are major cabarets in Pattaya;
Second Road North Pattaya, Call (02)410-0505 for details.
Simon, Walking Street. Call (038)429-929 for details.
Tiffany Show, Second Road (North Pattaya).