Tinnies Blog by Big John

Tinnies, the best Pie Shop in Pattaya!


As I have done so on countless occasions and without thought I ride my bike to my local bank, the beach and occasionally to a bar if I am just having a few. However one day I decided to walk and take in my surroundings. I walked past a nice bar called Country Roads, Country […]

A visit to "The Cove Pub" by Big John

A visit to “The Cove Pub” by Big John


Hello there, Big John here blogging for LovePattayaThailand.com. I was invited by Alex Co owner of The Cove Pub to give a write up on what they are about. The Cove Pub pride themselves on  selling cask ales from all over the world. So you real ale drinkers are in for a big treat! This bar […]

Baan Dusit BBQ Battle


Hi folks this is Big John blogging for lovepattayathailand.com. I was invited by Constantine the boss of Baan Dusit holiday resort to judge a barbecue competition, I was one of six judges. This resort is about 25 minutes away from Central Pattaya. There were ten local restaurants competing for quite a few varied awards. Now […]

Big John's Verdict On 8 Horseshoes Tavern

Big John’s Verdict On 8 Horseshoes Tavern


Hello folks Big John here blogging for LovePattayaThailand.com I visited the 8 Horseshoes Tavern, situated on Thrappaya Road, just going down the hill before you come into Pattaya from Jomtien. On entering this Russian restaurant I was greeted by the owner and chef Mr Mikhail IIyin, who is a really nice bloke and speaks quite […]

John Halinski - Pratumnak is Changing

How Pratumank Hill Has Changed!!!


I decided to take the flavor of the month for a romantic meal earlier in the week, a friend had recently been to cabbages and condoms and had reminded me what a great restaurant it was, it was always one of my favorite places to eat but due to being mainly single a long time […]

Miss Sport Point December


Hi folks this is Big John blogging for lovepattayathailand.com I was recently invited by Sport Point to be a judge for their December 2015 beauty contest (how sad), but someone had to do it. There was 12 fantastic looking ladies taking part and it was a hard fought contest, these girls were mainly Russians with […]