Cloud 9 can be found on Soi Buakhao 15, nestled between the rear of The Avenue Shopping Centre and the main thoroughfare of Soi Buakhao the soi is a quiet street compared to its neighbours but is still has a number of Bars and Restaurants that are worth checking out.
Owners Denton and Nadia opened the bar in January 2017. Denton who is originally from Canvey Island, near Southend in England has spent the last four years in Pattaya.
Nadia from Phimai, in the Isaan area of Thailand, arrived in Pattaya around 2004. The couple previously ran a bar in Jomtien called “The Office”.
Denton and Nadia, who make ideal hosts. have a friendly approach going to great efforts to ensure they meet everyone in the bar, walking around and chatting freely. The staff are also encouraged to mix and communicate with the customers but without hassling anyone. Cloud 9 have up to ten staff on hand to welcome you with a smile and serve you one of their many selections of draught and bottled beers, ciders, spirits, wines and shots. Cloud 9 is a modern, refurbished, trendy bar. It has enough space to accommodate a pool table without the players or other guests intruding upon each other. As you enter the bar, there is a long bench style table situated along the front with a road side view. To the right side are a number of tables for those who wish to enjoy a drink, watch sports or music videos or chat to one of the friendly hostesses.
The left of the Cloud 9 bar contains the pool table and further seating. To the rear is a long bar, where you can sit or stand if you wish. They can seat over 50 guests with plenty of space for standing customers and the venue is spacious and cool. Cloud 9 have a well established pool team and also run numerous pool competitions, such as killer pool on various nights.
Although Cloud 9 at present do not serve food, they do intend to utilise the kitchen in the future so at the moment they offer a menu from a nearby restaurant and will have food delivered directly to your table.
There is also a Thai restaurant opposite, where you can purchase food and bring back to the bar. You will also find a number of street traders wandering by selling assorted edibles.
Within Cloud 9 there are four TVs displaying sports and music videos. There is free customer Wi-Fi too.
Music is played at a medium level so that you can listen clearly, yet still permitting customers to chat without the need to shout at each other.
Denton and Nadia cater for customer parties and can provide barbecues or food specially brought in to meet your requirements.
Happy hours run from 11:00 till 19:00 but they also have daily specials for every day of the week and Coffee and tea are also available.
Family Friendly Bar
The Bar is a professionally run establishment where you can enjoy a drink with friends or family. It is a safe bar in a quiet street, but close enough to the city’s amenities and transport systems, should you feel the urge to visit the likes of Walking Street, LK Metro or the city’s many shops.
They have a wide variety of visitors including many Australians, British, Americans, Canadians and those from mainland Europe. You will also find many Thais will come in and enjoy a drink, especially the fairer sex.
Their customers are a mixture of singles, couples and groups of people.
Above the Bar they have four rooms available for rent but at the time of writing (March 2017) they are undergoing refurbishment. Once complete, availability can be found on their Facebook page.