Starbucks Coffee Shops

Restaurants, food, beverage, hawkers, and local markets and suppliers. This is the place for discussion on Hua Hin's culinary options.
SPONSORS: Hua Hin Ham & Bacon : The Palm Bistro
User avatar
Name Taken
Suspended
Suspended
Posts: 1041
Joined: Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:57 pm

Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by Name Taken » Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:05 am

Why are Starbucks Coffee Shops such a popular hangout joint for every Lo-so misfit degenerate farang in Thailand? Yesterday I see some 70 looking 'BOEING' t-shirt wearing farang intimately holding hands with his 20 year old Thai girlfriend/wife in Starbucks or you see some farangs that spend four hours sitting in Starbucks every single day playing on their MacBook laptops. In another Starbucks their was a couple of old sexpats doing nothing but talking about 'boom boom'.
It's like Starbucks Coffee Shops are a magnet for all the 'undesirable' farangs in Thailand.

:rant: :laugh:

User avatar
Big Boy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 29795
Joined: Fri Nov 04, 2005 7:36 pm
Location: Bon Kai

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by Big Boy » Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:20 am

LOL - so which category do you fall into?

Seriously, I went in once, quite a few years ago (before Market Village) to get out of the rain. I was soooo shocked at the price of a cup of coffee in Thailand that I vowed never to go in again (I seem to remember it was about the cost of 3 beers at the time), rain or no rain.
League 1 - Bury...0 Plymouth Argyle....0 :dance: :dance:
Points 5; Position 23

User avatar
StevePIraq
Legend
Legend
Posts: 2155
Joined: Sat Jun 28, 2008 1:21 pm
Location: Ting Tong Land

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by StevePIraq » Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:48 am

They go for their daily energy hit as they can't afford heroin. Toooo much sugar

https://www.theguardian.com/business/20 ... sta-coffee
"Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you're going to be right." Muhammad Ali

oakdale160
Legend
Legend
Posts: 2817
Joined: Sat Jul 06, 2013 9:51 pm

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by oakdale160 » Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:18 am

I remember my first week in Thai, in BKK. I went out and had a very good street food dinner for 60b, then went to s"bucks and had a coffee 80b--Something wrong here i thought.

User avatar
StevePIraq
Legend
Legend
Posts: 2155
Joined: Sat Jun 28, 2008 1:21 pm
Location: Ting Tong Land

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by StevePIraq » Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:33 am

Much worse now, many coffee shops selling these iced teas with cream on top for 125baht
"Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you're going to be right." Muhammad Ali

User avatar
StevePIraq
Legend
Legend
Posts: 2155
Joined: Sat Jun 28, 2008 1:21 pm
Location: Ting Tong Land

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by StevePIraq » Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:41 am

Back to the original post, I don't like SB's mainly due to the unhealthy drinks but may I ask why so negative? Do you really thing SB's has more low lifes than say Soi 80 or 88 food court.
It is not just SB's you see 70+ with a 20s chicks, this is Thailand and sadly this is life here, I don't agree with it but if not so why does HHAD have an entire section for "Night Crawlers" where the sole purpose is to find bar girls (prostitutes) and sex massage shops.
"Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you're going to be right." Muhammad Ali

User avatar
caller
Addict
Addict
Posts: 8485
Joined: Sat Jun 04, 2005 6:05 pm
Location: Bangkok

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by caller » Thu Dec 29, 2016 11:21 am

As a tea drinker, I like SB. I can get a huge mug of tea for 90 baht. Okay silly money really, but so many coffee shops here don't sell tea or just flavoured stuff. Amazon sell Twinings English brekky tea for 40 baht, but I don't want a small cup or have to go and sit in a garage.
Talk is cheap

Thistle
Specialist
Specialist
Posts: 139
Joined: Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:15 pm
Location: Hua Hin

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by Thistle » Thu Dec 29, 2016 3:06 pm

Does the "OP"believe that Starbucks in Hua Hin is any different from their branches anywhere else in Asia?

User avatar
Big Boy
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 29795
Joined: Fri Nov 04, 2005 7:36 pm
Location: Bon Kai

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by Big Boy » Thu Dec 29, 2016 3:36 pm

Thistle wrote:Does the "OP"believe that Starbucks in Hua Hin is any different from their branches anywhere else in Asia?
Also does the OP think it's one or all of Hua Hin's coffee shops?
League 1 - Bury...0 Plymouth Argyle....0 :dance: :dance:
Points 5; Position 23

User avatar
StevePIraq
Legend
Legend
Posts: 2155
Joined: Sat Jun 28, 2008 1:21 pm
Location: Ting Tong Land

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by StevePIraq » Thu Dec 29, 2016 3:38 pm

Maybe the OP is just grumpy as he did not have a 20 year old on his arm. :laugh: :laugh:
"Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you're going to be right." Muhammad Ali

User avatar
malcolminthemiddle
Guru
Guru
Posts: 500
Joined: Sat Mar 05, 2005 1:56 pm
Location: Here,there and everywhere

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by malcolminthemiddle » Thu Dec 29, 2016 6:06 pm

Since when has a visit to Starbucks been mandatory?

handdrummer
Guru
Guru
Posts: 542
Joined: Mon Mar 03, 2014 11:58 am

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by handdrummer » Thu Dec 29, 2016 6:59 pm

70 yr. old men have 20 or 30 yr. old women because there aren't any 70 yr. old women who want sex on a regular basis.

Hahuahin
Member
Member
Posts: 66
Joined: Mon Jul 06, 2015 2:29 pm

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by Hahuahin » Thu Dec 29, 2016 8:36 pm

hmm...I thought it was about Starbucks coffee...

User avatar
Name Taken
Suspended
Suspended
Posts: 1041
Joined: Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:57 pm

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by Name Taken » Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:03 am

Big Boy wrote:LOL - so which category do you fall into?

Seriously, I went in once, quite a few years ago (before Market Village) to get out of the rain. I was soooo shocked at the price of a cup of coffee in Thailand that I vowed never to go in again (I seem to remember it was about the cost of 3 beers at the time), rain or no rain.
I don't fall into any of those categories.

User avatar
StevePIraq
Legend
Legend
Posts: 2155
Joined: Sat Jun 28, 2008 1:21 pm
Location: Ting Tong Land

Re: Starbucks Coffee Shops

Post by StevePIraq » Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:57 am

Hahuahin wrote:hmm...I thought it was about Starbucks coffee...
Nope the OP was about aged low life's who frequent SB's with 20 year old chicks. Personally I would not visit as my life is sweet enough without 20+ spoons of sugar in a coffee.
"Live everyday as if it were your last because someday you're going to be right." Muhammad Ali

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: migrant and 22 guests