Pattaya is fortunate enough to have a plethora of top class resorts for visitors or residents of the city to enjoy. Some of the finest dining is to be found in these resorts and is often missed because people are not aware that they exist. In this blog we explore some of the better resorts and venture into their dining rooms to see what fare is on offer.
Situated in North Pattaya is the Grand Mirage Beach Resort, that has a truly an impressive range of facilities, as well as a choice of restaurants. Flames Flames is an al fresco barbecue restaurant with stunning views of the ocean, fine meats and local seafood are all charcoal-grilled to perfection, and accompanied by a variety of dips, glazing and side dishes. Ginger & Lime Asian themed, Ginger & Lime offers delightful buffets with live cooking stations such as Teppanyaki, whether you decide to eat indoor or out it will be a memorable occasion. Aqua With impressive views over the water park, Aqua offers top notch Italian cuisine. Classic dishes are prepared using locally sourced produce and in season. There is also a private room that seats 14 diners.
After a pre dinner cocktail at the Dara Club Lounge make your way to Radius the all day restaurant of Cape Dara Resort. There you will find fabulous buffets such as “Dim Sum” and delicacies from the authentic Tandoor or Pizza ovens. For a delicious dessert, treat yourself to a homemade sweet pastry at the lobby side Mellow Cafe.
The impressive Intercontinental Resort features two excellent restaurants: Infiniti Al fresco style dining with breathtaking views across the ocean, day or night. The cuisine is a mix of international and modern. Elements All day dining with both sea and garden views, choose between dining on the terrace or the lavish dining room. Highlighting modern Thai at its very best, with locally sourced produce and fantastic seafood.
U Pattaya is a five star resort offering great facilities including two great places to dine: Papillon Papillon is a perfect place to dine out by the sea, focusing on French bistro style cuisine utilising daily fresh produce. Papillon also opens for breakfast, lunch as well as dinner and offers an innovative a la carte menu featuring daily specials. La Vela La Vela is a modern themed rooftop bar that offers snacks and lunch, plus a variety of cocktails.
Commanding a prime position on Pattaya Beach Road, the Amari Ocean Resort Pattaya has one of the finest restaurants in the city. Mantra Mantra restaurant is really seven different restaurants in one. It has seven different food sections with their own chef’s cooking authentic food from around the world. For instance the Indian section has its own real tandoor oven, and it makes spectacular tandoori dishes. There are also Japanese, Thai, Mediterranean, Chinese, Charcoal Grill and Seafood stations that have chefs creating stunning dishes loyal to their cuisine. Mantra is chic, smart and stylish and has decor to match the quality of the food. There is a dress code so be prepared. Dining in Pattaya is varied and no more so than in the city’s resorts, if you reside in the city at developments such as Global Top’s City Garden Tower, then don’t miss out on the great dining these resorts have to offer.