The Five Star Vagabond

Super travel tips, all road tested by David Herd. I'm an Australian guy who moved to Thailand in 2011 & still travel the world as often as possible.


Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya

Rim Talay

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya, here are four restaurants that are worth visiting. The first one is Rim Talay located at the southern end of Wongamat, this is a great location for a cold beer on a hot day. Fresh prawns come straight out of huge tanks behind the restaurant.

Ice cold Leo at Rim Talay

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya


Without a doubt the beach here is much cleaner than Pattaya.

Surf & Turf Pattaya Thailand beach side food wine

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya


On the beach at Wongamat & part of the Longbeach Hotel this nice restaurant has a huge menu and reasonable prices. For a great room rate just book using THIS LINK.

      Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya      

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya

No air conditioning but thankfully plenty of fans.

Xmas Day 2016

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya


A great spot for lunch with friends.

Tasty clams at Surf & Turf

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya

They have a huge selection on the menu, food prices are good but wine is a little expensive.

Silver Lining

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya

This rather spectacular restaurant is located in Zire Condominium right on the beach. At 9 pm the huge section of roof & walls slide out and cover the outdoor section of the restaurant. 

A unique experience

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya

Apart from the food it is worth going just to see the roof slide into place. 🙂

Dinner with friends

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya Everyone agreed the food was excellent.

My pasta dish was fine however I must return to try some other dishes before I pass judgement on the food.

 Beach Club at the Pullman Hotel

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya

If there is a better place in Pattaya to watch the sunset I have not found it, apart from the Hilton of course which is exceptional as well.

Tapas at the Beach Club

Pattaya Thailand beach side food wine

One of the attractions here is you can swim in the two pools as well as the ocean.

You can also hire these sun lounges.

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya

Luxury. 🙂

For a great room rate at the Pullman hotel just book using THIS LINK.

 Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya

Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya


As you can see all these restaurants a very near each other, forget the dotted line just walk along the beach. Thanks for visiting my Good food Wongamat Beach Pattaya photo blog.             


Holiday Inn


Fabulous views, excellent restaurants & a very good room rate if you book through THIS LINK.

The building in the middle is the Holiday Inn, on the left is the Amari Hotel which is another very good five star hotel. Use THIS LINK to book for a very good room rate.

Sabai Wing North Pattaya


The best Pattaya budget hotel, 3 pools & opposite Central Marina shopping mall. For a great room rate just book through THIS LINK.

Pattaya Hilton

Pattaya hotels, Hilton & Holiday Inn

This is the view from Horizons the amazing rooftop bar. A great five star hotel located opposte the beach & above the Central Festival shopping mall. Just book through THIS LINK for an excellent room rate. 

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Author: David Herd

My history, particularly over the last 30 years is dominated by overseas travel. I sold my home in Australia October 20th 2011 and have have been living in Thailand since then. I don’t know where the time has gone? It seems like you go to sleep one night, wake up the next morning, and 20 years have flashed by. Not sure how many years I have left, however I have enjoyed a wonderful charmed life, and if it all ended today I would leave this world with no regrets.

I was born in Sydney halfway through the last century, started my travels in the 60s with the usual U.K. Europe adventure at the age of 20, back to Australia and worked in Sydney, Melbourne & Adelaide in Sales & Marketing with multinational companies including Sanyo, Canon & Remington.

Engaged to be married 3 times and never quite made it to the alter, finally realized by the mid 90s I was not cut out for “long term relationships” so I moved to the Gold Coast in Queensland in January 1987, worked for a couple of banks as a Financial Planner, I took a year off work in 1998 to travel and never went back to full time work again, after 25 fun filled years on the Coast I packed up and moved to Thailand.

What is the purpose of this blog? Well I really want to use it to record my travel experiences & to display my photographs, give and receive travel tips, comment on places I visit, restaurants I eat in and use it to replace the autobiography I intended to write, apart from all that it helps me fill in my day. :)

I moved to Thailand mainly because I wanted to keep travelling while my health allowed me to, there are huge advantages being closer to all the places I want to visit.

Cost of living in Thailand is around 35% of the cost in Australia, plus flights are 50% cheaper because you are much closer to everywhere. ????

Consequently I am able to travel to many more places compared to living in Australia.

Having said all that, it is & has always been my intention to return to Australia when my travelling is finished, I predict this will happen around 2021.

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