This business venture is located on a street which has many names. Most locals call it Soi Chaiyaphoom but it also known affectionately as Soi Bumpy or Soi Pothole, which the names should give you an idea what it is like. However its name on the map is Chalermphrakiat 25.
Belfast man Alan has been living in Pattaya since 2010 but the bar has existed from around 2005.
Around the venue, you will find a few bars, laundries, restaurants, street vendors and many massage shops.
You cannot fail to spot the bar, especially after dark, for the bright, multicoloured neon sign helps it stand out from the crowd. It is open at the front with bench tables and high chairs being present to permit gueststo view the goings on along the street. There is additional seating near some plants at the other side of the entrance, which offers standard tables and chairs.
Inside there is large comfortable seats for you to make use of. There is even sofas, for those who like to relax in style when having a drink.
The bar is a rectangular affair with a tiled finish that matches the mainly blue decor. Customers a welcome to make use of the barstools at the service area and chat to the girls as they go about their duties.
For entertainment, you can make use of the dart board, play pool or watch whatever is on television at the time of your visit.
The bar sells most of the popular bottled beers found in the drinking establishments in Pattaya. Chang, Singha and Tiger are all available plus others.
For spirit drinkers, you can have all the expected vodkas, gins, rums, whiskies and liqueurs. Wines and shots are also on the menu.
For non-drinkers, they offer a range of soft drinks.
There are ten rooms at Connections all of which feature a large bed, air conditioning, en-suite, television, coffee making facilities, refrigerator and free Wi-Fi. Extra fans are also provided.
With seating for over 50 customers, friendly staff and reasonably priced drinks, this venue could be ideal for you, if in the Third Road/Soi Baukhao area.
It is worth noting that they are often seeking new pool and darts players for their teams, so if this interests you, pop in and speak to Alan.
They also run daily happy hours. Check out the boards or speak to staff for more information regarding the reduced prices on drinks.