Thai Street Names Pattaya Darkside
Planning a trip to the darkside of Pattaya? Where is the darkside? If you have already been to Pattaya then you have probably heard punters talking about the darkside where there are more than 60 bars and restaurants. Mind you these establishments are not in easy reach of each other and that is why it might be helpful to be able to pronounce some of the street names like a Thai national. Here are the names of some of the sois on the darkside.
|Soi Khaotalo||ซอยเขาตาโล||SOI COW TA LOW|
|Soi Noenphlapwhan||ซอยเนินพลับหวาน||SOI NERN PLUB WAN|
|Soi Khaonoy||ซอยเขาน้อย||SOI COW NOY|
|Stop here||หยุดที่นี่||YOOT TEA NEE|
|How much?||เท่าไร||TOW RAI|
|Body fee*||ค่าตัว||KAR DTOOA|
|Bar fee (bar fine)||ค่าบา||KAR BAR|
When you want to ask how much something is in Thai, say the word for the item first then place the Thai word TOW RAI after the item such as;
Both these eBooks Pattaya Bar Girls Report and After-The-Rush are loaded with tips about communicating with Thai women. The Pattaya darkside is located on the eastern side of Sukhumvit Road. The area has developed over the past few years to become a preferred entertainment area for local ex pats who want to escape the tourist traps. Because of the layback attitude of the people on the darkside it might be a good place to learn to speak Thai or practice speaking Thai.
There are three main streets on the Pattaya darkside, Soi Khaotalo, Soi Khaonoy and Soi Noenphlapwhan. They are shown in the table above.
The darkside covers a large area of Eastern Pattaya and you might need a car or motorbike to travel around from bar to bar. A map would also be handy. Here is a link to a map showing the location of more than fifty bars.
The names of the bars are mostly English words except for a few which include the nick names of Thai people.
The nick names of Thais are easy to pronounce since most of them consist of only one syllable such as Lek or Noy. These nick names are usually given to the Thais by their parents close to the time of birth or a few weeks later.
Now back to the streets!
The Thai word TAN NON is used for big streets, roads and avenues while the word "SOI" is used for smaller narrow streets or lanes. Some more useful names of streets around Pattaya will be listed below later. So bookmark this page. It is important to get the pronunciation correct otherwise the Thais might have difficulty understanding you.
* :Body fee" is the private fee paid to the lady.