Hard Rock Cafe is a world-famous cafe-bar chain founded by Americans Tigrett and Morton in 1971 in the premises of a former Rolls-Royce auto shop.
Hard Rock Cafe in Pattaya was opened in 2001 and attracts lovers of live music and American food from all over the world.
The Hard Rock brand is synonymous with classic rock tunes and Tex-Mex food, and that’s exactly what you get at Hard Rock Cafe Pattaya. From the sign-shaped guitar that flashes above your head when you arrive at the memorabilia on the walls, Hard Rock Café provides an unmistakable slice of Americana in the heart of Pattaya Bay. During the daytime, there is a swimming pool next to the cafe that day visitors are allowed to use it for a fee, while at night, the cafe comes alive with the sounds of Asian rock cover bands. Located prominently on Beach Road, between Soi 6 and 7, the Cafe is centrally located and unmissable thanks to the giant guitar above the entrance along with the restaurant.
The Hard Rock Hotel is a great place to hang out here during the daytime if you’re looking for an environment to relax by the pool as they have a range of shaded cabanas for hire. They also have massive events taking place in the front yard. Every Saturday, Hard Rock Cafe is home to the famous Beach Foam X party when the entire pool is cordoned off and filled with foam from 9:30 pm onwards. It costs 480 baht with one complimentary drink. In addition, every first Sunday of the month, an event called Plastic Fantastic features world-famous DJs playing a mix of hip-hop, dance and electro tunes.
Inside the bar, there are high tables and stools for drinkers, dining tables below the stage, and a stained glass window depicting the Elvis Presley stage. This establishment in Pattaya is a great place to try American cuisine. As the menu combines Western cuisine including the legendary burgers, sandwiches and BBQ. It also represents part of the ribs, chicken and pork.
From 9:30 pm, six days a week, the bands start playing in a fairly predictable manner. But it’s a very nice set of rock melodies.
It wouldn’t be a Hard Rock Cafe without the ubiquitous gift shop. And, of course, here you can pick up the famous logo on T-shirts, sweaters, mugs and keychains.
Inside the Hard Rock Cafe, there are racks with chairs and dining tables with sofas. The menu features an extensive list of cocktails, beer and other alcoholic beverages.
Hard Rock Cafe is famous for its American cuisine: chicken, grilled ribs, french fries and more. Keep in mind – the portions at the Hard Rock Cafe are very large!
All the world establishments of the Hard Rock Cafe network are known for their unusual interior: the walls here are decorated with real personal belongings of world rock stars. In Pattaya, you can see the things of Elvis Presley and other musicians.
Every Saturday, the Hard Rock Cafe hosts Beach Foam X foam parties: the pools and the entire area near the cafe are filled with foam exactly from 21:30.
Every first Sunday of the month, the Hard Rock Cafe hosts Plastic Fantastic – performances by world-famous DJs playing a mixture of hip-hop, dance and electro melodies.
Every day from 21:30 you can listen to classic rock performed by cover bands from Thailand.
Of course, not a single establishment of the Hard Rock Cafe chain is complete without a branded souvenir shop. Here you can buy T-shirts and sweaters with cafe logos, key chains, mugs and much more.
Hard Rock Cafe is located on Beach Street (Beach rd). You can get here by your own transport, by taxi or by songteo (tuk-tuk).
If you are heading from the north, from the fountain with dolphins, go down to the embankment and walk or take a tuk-tuk for about 700 meters. It will be difficult for you to pass by the Hard Rock Cafe – on the left you will see not only a sign but also large guitars growing as if from the ground.
If you are heading from Jomtien or from the center, you can get off at the tuk-tuk stop on Second Street (Second rd) near the Hard Rock Hotel and go through it to the cafe.
Klang Villa residents can receive help when wanting to arrange a little expedition to this wonderful location.