Cafe del Mar
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Located in Na-Jomtien in Pattaya can be found a brand new kid on the block. Cafe del Mar brings its famous brand to town in an exclusive beach-front location. The star attraction of the premier beach resort’s dining options is the two hundred seat restaurant especially designed for fine dining.
The idea behind Cafe del Mar is that it is a fusion of world class cuisines, which brings the elegance of the Balearic Islands together with the exotic east of Thailand.
The stylish restaurant serves delicious international food that has been designed by the Cafe del Mar Group executive chef. As well as a fine selection of Thai and Asian dishes there are tapas, wood-fired pizza, fresh seafood, sushi, and delicious meat and vegetarian dishes with the flavor of the Mediterranean.
The restaurant is split into interior and exterior dining, so you can choose between air-conditioning or the tropical breeze from the Gulf of Thailand. Both offer comfortable and five-star dining, although as you would expect the outside area is a little more chilled and relaxed. It has bamboo and rattan furniture with thick quilted cushions for comfort. Cafe del Mar bill their restaurant experience as Premium Casual Dining.
In keeping with the well known party brand of Cafe del Mar, the menu features superb shared platters which is a great way to have food with friends in a relaxed atmosphere.
The include dishes from the four corners of the world, giving you plenty of options to nibble on. The best way is to try a bit of each to get your taste buds going for what is to come.
It is worth looking out for The Specials that feature every day and throughout the week, these include special barbeques and carefully created themed meals.
Cafe del Mar Pattaya guarantees that anybody that dines at the resort will have a first-class experience. All ingredients are fresh and locally sourced of course not including speciality ingredients that have to be imported.
The menu is inspired from the cuisine of the Mediterranean focusing on Southern Italy, France and Spain as well as great Asian dishes.
Starters – Marinated Sicilian Olives, Oysters, Dips including tzatziki, hummus and whipped feta served with focaccia.
Tapas – Zucchini and chickpea falafel, tuna tataki, chand-cut steak tartar, pan-fried chorizo, grilled octopus, goat cheese croquettes.
Platters – Seafood platter, Antipasto platter, Vegetarian platter.
Small Plates – Chicken liver, roast beef salad, calamari flash-fried, seared scallops, pan-seared king prawns.
Large Plates – Mediterranean pulled pork ravioli, charred chicken breast, aged sirloin steak, riverina lamb rump, seared Blue Eye cod, pan-fried chicken, carnaroli risotto, gnudi.
Cafe del Mar adds another dimension to the Pattaya dining scene, it is elegant dining with top ingredients but in a modern and casual environment.