Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

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Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by Bazoo » Wed Mar 04, 2015 8:49 pm

Was in town tonight and due to a festival there was no alcohol.

Does anybody have a list of dates where no alcohol is the rule?

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Re: No alcohol tonight

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Re: No alcohol tonight

Post by Bazoo » Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:04 am


Thank you for this

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Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by HHTel » Thu Mar 05, 2015 6:10 pm

It seems that last night the police have started using entrapment.
Several groups, in civilian clothes, were visiting restaurants in and around HH. They would order drinks and if served, they identified themselves and the restaurant was given a hefty fine. Confirmed by the police station.

Out go the coffee mugs or hiding your bottle under the table.

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Re: No alcohol tonight

Post by McB » Sat Mar 28, 2015 9:48 am

Thanks, good to know these dates.

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Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by Big Boy » Mon Oct 26, 2015 11:16 am

The Hua Hin Tourist Police have issued this reminder about tomorrow 27 Oct 15:
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Be warned, the penalties for getting caught are 6 months imprisonment and a 10,000 Baht fine.
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Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by HHTel » Mon Oct 26, 2015 12:54 pm

According to the list I posted earlier, tomorrow is a mandatory bar closure starting this year.

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Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by Big Boy » Mon Oct 26, 2015 12:59 pm

Yes, and the Tourist Police have simply posted a reminder.
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Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by TicTac » Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:17 pm

Does that include alcohol being sold in shops or just bar closure?

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Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by Big Boy » Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:22 pm

It 'should' mean everywhere.
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Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by HHTel » Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:26 pm

TicTac wrote:Does that include alcohol being sold in shops or just bar closure?
You certainly won't be able to buy in the likes of Tesco, 7/11, Family Mart etc but 'Mom and Pop' shops will no doubt ignore the law.

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Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by TicTac » Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:28 pm

Not again! Time to hit Tescos. Thanks for the update

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Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by Big Boy » Tue Oct 27, 2015 7:37 am

Ha!!! The Tourist Police have realised visitors don't read Thai. Yesterday's notice has been translated:
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Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by Dannie Boy » Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:51 am

Not that I intend to do so, but the notice says it's illegal to SELL alcohol today, but what if you went to a restaurant with your own bottle - is that illegal too?

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Re: Dates when no alcohol sold in Hua Hin

Post by Big Boy » Tue Oct 27, 2015 9:40 am

I don't know the answer, but I went to the food court on a recent 'no sale' day, and there were quite a few that had taken their own.
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