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Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya

June 11, 2017 by David Herd | 0 comments

Very good Pattaya sports bar

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya has more TV screens showing sport from all over the world than any other bar in Pattaya.

No smoking section

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya Thankfully 1/3 of the huge bar is non smoking so this suits me fine.

Still non smoking

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya This is the other end of the non smoking section, the service is always good just ring the bell & a girl comes running.

Did I mention the service? 🙂

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya

Sometimes these bikini babes can effect your concentration on the sport. 🙂

 Great value breakfast

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya This is their “small breakfast,” excellent value at B95 or $3.70 AUD.

The healthy breakfast.

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya

Same price as the small breakfast at B95.

Hamish & I at Retox

 photo d89b01c3-6654-40d0-9939-7351d1819f50.jpg We had AFL one one channel, Rugby League on another & England versus Australia in cricket on another. 🙂

Gorgeous Phung

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya One of the very pretty girls working at Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya.

Phung also enjoys a beer. 🙂

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya

Of course like any of the Pattaya bars the girls are always looking for a drink. 🙂

You can rent a room right upstairs, use THIS LINK for a good discount.

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya Pie, peas, chips & gravy, delicious.

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya is just a few metres from 2nd Rd.

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya Soi Honey is actually Soi 11 & Retox has one entrance there and another on Soi 10. 

Location

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya As you can imagine it is one of the biggest sports bars in Pattaya.

Part of their large menu

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya Lots of choices at reasonable prices, both western & Thai food.

Lots of sport, good food & service.

 photo e5310b3a-fd96-4510-aa59-c3b326565fb6.jpg Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya is the total package for sports fans & those who like good pub food at reasonable prices.

Farewell from Pattayas biggest sports bar.

Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya

Thanks for visiting my Retox Sports Bar Soi Honey Pattaya photo blog.

Sabai Wing Soi 1 North Pattaya

Pattaya Fish Market Naklua Road

Sabai Wing Soi 1, 3 swimming pools and nice rooms, 100 meters from BigC, great value at only $23 usd per night as of August 15. I live in the high-rise in the background, Markland. For a great room rate book here.

For a more upmarket hotel on Beach Rd

Pattaya Fish Market Naklua Road

Just use THIS LINK for a terrific rate at the Wave Hotel.

You can also rent a room right upstairs at Retox, use THIS LINK for a good discount. 

               Checkout some more of my terrific blogs on the links below.

             Lisbon                                  New York                          Airole Italy     

Lisbon restaurant            Wall St New York            Airole                        

          Menton                             Pattaya Storms                   Shibuya Tokyo

French Riviera            Pattaya Thailand            Shibuya Tokyo                

       Hong Kong                        Florianopolos                         Dubrovnik

Kowloon Hong Kong           Joaquina Beach Florianopolis            Dubrovnik                                     

                                      Great hotel room rates anywhere in the world if you book
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Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok

November 3, 2015 by David Herd

Sukhumvit Soi 11

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok is my favourite street in Nana, so many good bars, restaurants & hotels. Only a short stroll to Nana station and much cleaner & more interesting than Soi 4.

Mobile shop

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok One of the things that make Thailand a fascination country are the street vendors.

Aussie bar in Soi 11.

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok This was Saturday October 31st 2015, a double reason to hit the bars, Halloween and the rugby world cup.

Mulligans at Citadines hotel.

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok The Irish bar at Citadines hotel which is open 24 hours per day.

View of Soi 11 from Mulligans

Soi 11 Mulligans Citadines hotel is a great location to stay in Bangkok, right in the middle of the action.

Citadines

Citadines Soi 11 The rooms are compact and nicely laid out including a kitchen if you like to prepare some food.

Old German Beerhouse

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok Another very popular bar in Soi 11, good low cost food and a happy atmosphere.

Old German Beerhouse

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok Bratwurst sausages and potato salad, what else are you going to eat at the Beerhouse? 🙂

 Oskars bar and restaurant

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok Next door to Citadines hotel is Oskars, a very popular bar restaurant with good food and always single Thai girls looking for a date.

Pasta at Oskars

Oskars bar Soi 11 The food was very good however it is more bar than restaurant, the later it gets the noisier it gets.

Cheap Charlies at Super Sukhumvit Soi 11

Cheap Charlies Soi 11 An iconic Bangkok bar in a small alley off Soi 11. A great spot to have a pre dinner drink before choosing one of the many restaurants in this great little back street Bangkok lane.

Soi 11 near Sukhumvit

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok Just 200 meters to Nana station, and 40 meters from Cheap Charlie’s.

Ambassador Hotel

Ambassador hotel Soi 11 I have stayed at the Ambassador a few times, make sure you get a room in the tower. Use this link for an excellent room rate.

Dim Sum at the Ambassador

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok Excellent quality food and never crowded.

au bon pain

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok I often have breakfast in the Pattaya branch of this chain, good bacon & egg croissants & coffee. This Soi 11 branch on the ground floor is part of the Ambassador hotel. There is an Italian restaurant above.

Plenty of street food on Soi 11

Soi 11 Sukhumvit You will never go hungry on Soi 11.

But wait, there’s more

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok The choices of street food in Bangkok is endless.

Personally I prefer a nice restaurant

Super Sukhumvit Soi 11 Chez Pape is right up my alley, it’s also up the small alley off Soi 11 just past Cheap Charlie’s.

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok          Chez Pape restaurant          Chez Pape Soi 11

 Fish restaurant

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok We have Aussie & German bars, French, Spanish & Italian restaurants, and also a New Zealand Fish restaurant. Super Sukhumvit Soi 11 has it all.

NOW CLOSED.

I-Check Inn Soi 11

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok

Just a few meters from Nana station is this excellent small hotel tucked away is a lane off Soi 11. If you use this link you will get a room for around B1100.

Next door to  i-Check Inn is Yuma

 photo 89b4a68a-1dfc-4c45-8715-46629692655c.jpg Quite an authentic Japanese restaurant, however I was disappointed in the skewers, but the salmon Roe was excellent. I’m probably hard to please after just returning from a fabulous trip to Japan.

Salmon Roe & cold Asahi at Yuma

 photo 8b17e6b5-b860-47e0-9a1c-256adfc7aefc.jpg A sensational taste.

Halloween

Soi 11 Old German beerhouse Just another pretty face.

Happy Halloween Sports Bar in Soi 13.

Sports bar Soi 13

Citadines to Nana Plaza

A five minute walk from Citadines to Nana station and a 10 minute walk to the infamous Nana Plaza.

Goodbye Charlie

Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok Cheap Charlie’s and a handful of other popular bars and restaurants on Sukhumvit Soi 11, will be closed to make room for real estate development. The owner of Cheap Charlie’s has revealed that the one-rai parcel of land, where the bar has sat for 34 years, has been sold and the bar will be closed as of March 2017.

March 31 2017 sadly Cheao Charlies is no more.

New bar in Soi 11 Nana.

Asoke Nana along Sukhumvit Road Bangkok Opening night Friday February 10 2017.

The drummers & the Golden Girls.

Asoke Nana along Sukhumvit Road Bangkok Luckily I was on the VIP list at “8 on Eleven” & enjoyed a couple of hours drinking Moscow Mules, a classy place that should succeed.

The Russian Golden Girls

Asoke Nana along Sukhumvit Road Bangkok These four girls looked rather spectacular.

Late night snack

Asoke Nana along Sukhumvit Road Bangkok

I really love this photo, it sums up a typical 5am Bangkok morning. Photo credit Stickboy.

RIP Charlie, the good news is they will try to relocate elsewhere.

Thanks for visiting my Restaurants bars Sukhumvit Soi 11 Bangkok photo blog, check out Bangkok’s newest shopping mall here.

                   When I’m in Bangkok I like to stay in Sukhumvit Soi 11, here is an excellent budget hotel, if you USE THIS LINK you will get a great rate of around B1100 per night, or $30 USD.

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The best Bangkok budget hotel I have ever stayed in.

Please check out some of the most popular below, and thank you for visiting.

         Zagreb Croatia              Rio de Janeiro                  Brisbane River 

Main Square Zagreb          Good Value Brisbane City Hotels         Brisbane Australia

           Koh Samui                          Korea                                  London

Thailand island          Good Value Brisbane City Hotels          St Pauls Cathredal London

         Bangkok                                Osaka                                     Pattaya

Red Sky Bar Bangkok          David Herd Thailand           photo a From my condo.jpg 

                                     

                                      Great hotel room rates anywhere in the world if you book
                                                through these links below.  Book now & pay later.
                                                                       Plus free cancellation .?
                                                       Bangkok Hotels                    Pattaya Hotels
                                                  Amazing Bangkok busses               Amazing Bangkok busses
 
Pattaya webcam

 

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Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya

September 10, 2015 by David Herd

Retox bar Soi Lengkee

Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee PattayaRestaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya has seen a couple of new venues open recently, Retox Bar & Steak & Co are two excellent venues. Soi Lengkee runs off Soi Buakhau and is almost adjacent to Soi LK Metro.

The photo shows bar owner Simon Peatfield on Opening night at Retox Bar July 11 2015

Lots of TV screens at Retox

Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya A purpose built sports bars with loads of screens for the sports fans.

You will find Soi Lengkee if you cross over Soi Buakhao from Soi Diana travelling away from Pattaya Beach.

Hamish & I on opening night at Retox.

Retox Bar Soi Lengkee

You are going to find this hard to believe but they have nice new hotel rooms where you can stay for only $17 per night if you book through this link. $21 if you would like a nice balcony. 🙂

Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya Sausages & chips

Retox Bar Soi LengkeeThe sausages & gravy were good but the chips were soft & soggy.

Steak & Co

Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya Until a few months ago this was a very good Chinese restaurant, now it’s a very good Steakhouse featuring Australian beef.

Rib Eye Aussie beef at Steak & Co

Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya This was the first visit and my steak was outstanding, cooked to perfection, I gave it a 9 out of 10. The 2nd time I was there 2 weeks later in August 2015 it was not nearly as good, perhaps 7 out of 10.

Steak &  location

Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya

Steak & Co

David Herd Thailand Nice warm atmosphere to enjoy a red wine while waiting for your steak to arrive. 🙂

Next door to Steak & CoIMG_1993

 Soi Lenkee is improving all the time with lots of bars, restaurants & hotels.

Sutus Court Hotel

Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya This is the Soi Lengkee entrance to another low cost hotel,  Sutus court, the main entrance  is almost next door to Witherspoons, in Soi Buakhao, great value currently at $22 per night.

Soi Lengkee Pattaya

Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya

Today bar on Soi Lengkee Pattaya sounds good to me.

Bite Me Bite-me-Pattaya

Just around the corner in 3rd road is this interesting new restaurant. Lamb shank was only B399 and cooked perfectly.

 Corner to the north of Soi Lengkee and Soi BuakHao

Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya

The kebabs are very good for B60. 🙂

Soi Diana

Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya Cheap long term accommodation in Soi Diana just cross over Soi Buakhao and it’s just down on the left.

Sabai Wing Soi 1 North Pattaya

Pattaya low cost budget hotels

Sabai Wing Soi 1, 3 swimming pools and nice rooms, 100 meters from BigC, great value at only $23 usd per night as of August 15. I live in the high-rise in the background, Markland. For a great room rate book here.

For a more upmarket hotel on Beach Rd

Hello welcome Pattaya Beach Rd Thailand

Just use THIS LINK for a terrific rate at the Wave Hotel.

Thanks for visiting my Restaurants Bars Soi Lengkee Pattaya photo blog.

           Checkout some more of my terrific blogs on the links below.

             Lisbon                                 New York                       Airole Italy     

Lisbon restaurant            Wall St New York            Airole                         

            Menton                          Pattaya Storms                   Shibuya Tokyo

French Riviera            Pattaya Thailand            Shibuya Tokyo                 

         Hong Kong                        Florianopolos                         Dubrovnik

Kowloon Hong Kong           Joaquina Beach Florianopolis            Dubrovnik

         

              Great hotel room rates anywhere in the world if you book
                                                through these links below.  Book now & pay later.
                                                                 Plus free cancellation .?
                                                       Bangkok Hotels                    Pattaya Hotels
                                                  Amazing Bangkok busses               Amazing Bangkok busses

 

Pattaya webcam

 

That’s all folks

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Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya

September 9, 2015 by David Herd

Soi Buakhao

Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya is not just one of the main night life centres that is extremely popular with the locals. It also boasts of one of the cities best markets which opens Tuesdays & Fridays. Add to this a huge number of affordable restaurants, hotels & condos and you have one of the most exciting places in Pattaya to live or just to visit.

The market

Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya Soi Buakhao is a two way street that connects  Central Pattaya Road and South Pattaya Road, the market is only 50 meters from South Pattaya Road.

Coffee shop & bar at the market

Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya

Send the wife shopping while you sit here and enjoy a cold beer. 🙂

Great smile at Soi Buakhao market

Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya

Soi Buakhao market          Frog kebab Soi Buakhao market         Soi Buakhao market photo Pattaya market 005.jpg

In case you didn’t realise that is a frog kebab above. I guess you will be rushing to get one soon. 🙂

Witherspoons pub & restaurant

 photo Witherspoons.jpg Typical Pattaya pub & restaurant with lots of TV screens and serving good cheap food.

There are many low cost hotels in this area, for a good rate use this link. I have several friends who stay at the Sutus court which is almost next door to Witherspoons, great value currently at $22 per night.

Witherspoons Soi Buakhao         Witherspoons Soi Buakhao

Mates Bar

Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya Cosy little bar in Soi Buakhao, here Hamish and Andrew enjoy a cold beer or two. Andrew with the tattoos is the new owner.

Cafe Pitini Soi Buakhao

Cafe Pitini Soi Buakhao This nice cafe is opposite mates bar, I think Andrew eats there 6 days a week. 🙂

Cafe Pitini breakfast

Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya They serve a very good breakfast for around $4 usd and lucky for me have provide the Bangkok Post to read. 🙂

Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya

Soi Burkhao LadyBoy

Some people may find it exciting to be nearly knocked over by a 183 centimetre LadyBoy walking along Soi Buakhao but not me. 🙂 Apologies for the blurred photo but I guess my hand was shaking a little out of fear of being accosted. 🙂 🙂 🙂

Location

Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya

Corner of Soi Buakhao & Soi Lengkee

Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya 

         My mistake I think this is one street north of Lenkee.

Pook Bar

Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya Pook bar closed in mid 2014. It used to be located on Soi Buakhao in Pattaya, Thailand. In its day it was the largest and best known ladyboy bar in the city. The same owner has a Pook Bar in Soi 6.

Corner LK Metro and Soi Buakhao

Soi LK MetroOne of the many go go bars in the area.

Sabai Wing Soi 1 North Pattaya

Pattaya low cost budget hotels

Sabai Wing Soi 1, 3 swimming pools and nice rooms, 100 meters from BigC, great value at only $23 usd per night as of August 15. I live in the high-rise in the background, Markland. For a great room rate book here.

For a more upmarket hotel on Beach Rd

Hello welcome Pattaya Beach Rd Thailand

Just use THIS LINK for a terrific rate at the Wave Hotel.

Thanks for visiting my Exciting Soi Buakhao Pattaya photo blog.

           Checkout some more of my terrific blogs on the links below.

             Lisbon                                 New York                       Airole Italy     

Lisbon restaurant            Wall St New York            Airole                         

            Menton                          Pattaya Storms                   Shibuya Tokyo

French Riviera            Pattaya Thailand            Shibuya Tokyo                 

         Hong Kong                        Florianopolos                         Dubrovnik

Kowloon Hong Kong           Joaquina Beach Florianopolis            Dubrovnik

             Great hotel room rates anywhere in the world if you book
                  through these links below.  Book now & pay later. ?
                              Bangkok Hotels                    Pattaya Hotels
                         Amazing Bangkok busses               Amazing Bangkok busses

 

Pattaya webcam

 

That’s all folks

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Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

September 7, 2015 by David Herd

LK Metro

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street is a great alternative to Walking St, not as many tourists gawking at the girls plus lots of bars and restaurants to choose from. The name comes from the Leng-Kee family, one of the wealthiest and most influential families in Pattaya with properties and businesses all over the City.

Billabong in LK Metro

Billabong LK Metro A popular LK Metro bar with low cost hotel rooms above.

Billabong LK Metro

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street My Australian friend Greg Johnstone used to own the Billabong, he sold it in 2014 and has taken up farming.

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street           photo Billabong bar 3.jpg          Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

i-rovers

Irish roversPattaya One of my favourite sports bars, lots of TV screens to watch Australian football. 🙂

i-rovers LK Metro

i-Rovers Pattaya

Very cheap rooms here for around 500 Baht if you book through this link.

State of Origin 2017

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

Two QLD legends from the past Greg Cornescu and Wally Fullerton Smith dropped by yesterday for few coldies.

Champagne agogo LK Metro icon

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

Champagne has been in LK for many years, however these days there is a lot more competition.

The Office LK Metro

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

So you won’t get lost. 🙂

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

My brother Warren, Ray and Lenny at Billabong in 2011

Soi LK Metro Pattaya

Sadly our good friend Lenny passed away early 2016 after a short battle with cancer, RIP.

Greg Johnstone at Billabong in 2011.

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street I couldn’t resist including this great photo, as I said earlier Greg owned Billabong until 2014.

Soi LK Metro Pattaya bars

Drunken Duck          Soi LK Metro Pattaya          Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

Kilkenny LK Metro

Killkenny LK Metro

If I’m not watching sport in LK I like to have a drink at Kilkenny which is opposite Billabong & adjacent to i-rovers. A very good “people watching” spot.

View from Kilkenny

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

A good bar for watching the passing parade.

Drinks at Kilkenny

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street Gordon Shanks from New York and Jonathan Whiting from Brisbane.

Bar location

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

New hotel rooms for $17 per night

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street You are going to find this hard to believe but Retox have nice new hotel rooms in Soi Lenkee where you can stay for only $17 per night if you book through this link. $21 if you would like a nice balcony. 🙂

You will find Soi Lengkee if you cross over Soi Buakhao from Soi Diana travelling away from Pattaya Beach.

Corner LK Metro and Soi Buakhao

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street One of the many go go bars in the area.

Sabai Wing Soi 1 North Pattaya

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

Sabai Wing Soi 1, 3 swimming pools and nice rooms, 100 meters from BigC, great value at only $23 usd per night as of August 15. I live in the high-rise in the background, Markland. For a great room rate book here.

For a more upmarket hotel on Beach Rd

Hello welcome Pattaya Beach Rd Thailand

Just use THIS LINK for a terrific rate at the Wave Hotel.

 

 Thanks for visiting Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

Soi LK Metro Pattaya Party Street

             Checkout some more of my terrific blogs on the links below.

             Lisbon                                 New York                       Airole Italy     

Lisbon restaurant            Wall St New York            Airole                         

            Menton                          Pattaya Storms                   Shibuya Tokyo

French Riviera            Pattaya Thailand            Shibuya Tokyo                 

         Hong Kong                        Florianopolos                         Dubrovnik

Kowloon Hong Kong           Joaquina Beach Florianopolis            Dubrovnik

             Great hotel room rates anywhere in the world if you book
                  through these links below.  Book now & pay later. ?
                              Bangkok Hotels                    Pattaya Hotels
                         Amazing Bangkok busses               Amazing Bangkok busses

 

Pattaya webcam

 

That’s all folks

David Herd Thailand

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