The Sportsman Pub and Restaurant, Est. since 1997, is one of the most talked about pub and restaurant in Pattaya. The Sportsman Pub & Restaurant is always popular among tourists and expats.
Situated in Soi 13, between Beach Road and Second Road, the Sportsman Pub and Restaurant has become an institution in Pattaya. Opened in 1997, the emphasis is on traditional and home-cooked English pub fare with all the trimmings. A recipient of Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence, the Sportsman prides itself on a welcoming and all-embracing atmosphere which includes all live sporting events on seven big screens, weekly golf tournaments, a Thursday quiz with rollover bonuses, and regular Five Star visa trips to the Cambodian border. Not to mention the friendliness of the staff, which has become a byword for true hospitality. Nobody loves a quiz night more than the traditional English pub-goer. Why not join the numerous regular quizzers that frequent The Sportsman’s Thursday night pub quiz. Picture Rounds, General Knowledge, Rock & Pop, Sport, Entertainment and so much more… They have it all.
The Sportsman is run by Dave Bowers and Darren Low, their connections with Thailand go back 25 years. A true British entrepreneur and golfing enthusiast, Dave started off selling Balinese batik at a flea market in the south of Thailand before opening beer bars on Walking Street and then opening his current business. venue for great food and a huge selection of all your favourite beers, spirits and wines. Enjoy a true British pub atmosphere.
Thailand is one of the top golfing destinations worldwide for many reasons. The outstanding quality of the courses, weather, tropical scenery, charming and knowledgeable caddies, all blend to make for a perfect golfing experience and all for a fraction of the cost of golf in Europe or the US. The Sportsman holds a golf challenge on the last Tuesday of the month, a great day out for all, no matter what your golfing level. We meet early, usually at The Sportsman and transportation is arranged to and from the course. The event is informal and always enjoyable. Please contact us if you need to arrange for equipment or if you would like us to arrange a special event for you.
All the major sporting events are shown on our large screen plasma TVs. There is a free slate bed pool table for our customers. Please explore the website to discover some of the great things that await you here at the Sportsman.
“Our aim is simply to create the style of an English pub in Thailand’s most popular seaside resort,” says Dave. “The rest is really history.”