CentralWorld mega-shopping mall offers a unique and exciting experience in Bangkok. CentralWorld Bangkok has everything you could ever want in a mall from funky fashion, brand name clothing boutiques, designer furniture, bookshops, high-tech gadgets, to a lineup of beauty salons, banks, ice-skating rink, gourmet eateries, and even imported groceries.
With a lot of fascinating options for you to explore, you could spend almost all day at the Bangkok mall without knowing it. CentralWorld occupies a retail space of 550,000 square meters and the total area size of the mall is 830,000 square meters – which is thirty percent bigger than any other shopping mall in central Bangkok.
CentralWorld Range of Offerings
CentralWorld – the largest shopping mall in Bangkok – has a range of offerings that cover over 500 stores, 15 cinemas, 100 cafes and restaurants, Kid's Zone and Learning Center, 2 anchor department stores, and also an expensive supermarket, a trendy food court, and an outdoor space for large-scale occasions such as the official New Year countdown party of Bangkok.
The Concept of Street Shopping – in a Mall
The retail layout of CentralWorld is influenced by the concept of “street shopping,” enabling shoppers to see various storefronts at a glimpse. Whereas, the overall design of the mall was designed with a focus on daylight / natural light that filters through a lot of open wells and skylights. Famous artists' spectacular sculptures are used as features of decoration and a glass mobile that consists of 3,500 glass balls suspending in an open well has awed the crowds.
Customized anchor “mega-stores” – with measurement ranging from two thousand square meters to eight thousand two hundred square meters – including PowerBuy, SuperSports, Toys 'R' Us, SB Furniture, Central Food Hall, and B2S.
Zen – the department store – spans through seven floors, while Zen World offers spa, a fitness center, beauty center, yoga, and also a tourist and educational promotion center that offers services such as Thailand trip guide.
Among the five hundred world-class stores, thirty-five of them are flagship brands such as Miss Sixty, Timberland, and Zara, and thirty-six “First Stores,” including the likes of the English brand “Next” and the Japanese brand “Uniqlo.”
B Level through Level Seven
On the 7 floors of the best mall in Bangkok – CentralWorld, you will find a whole lot of restaurants, stores, Thai massage salon, an ice skating rink, and a very big movie theatre. Listed below are the various levels of the Bangkok mall and the things you can find on each floor.
At B-level, you'll find services such as Thailand Post, clothing alteration, and dry cleaning.
On the level one of the Bangkok mall, what you will most likely find is beauty and health products with brands such as Jim Thompson silk store, Thann luxury spa products, and Donna Change and Beauty Cottage.
On the second floor, you will find more health and beauty products with other stores including Etude House, IYA Aroma and Skin Food and Crabtree & Evelyn, and The Body Shop.
On the third floor of CentralWorld Bangkok, you will find health, beauty, clothing, food, and music with stores such as Nail Wonder Land, Boots, Cut and Curl, Apsara's Beauty slimming and spa, ToB1 hair station, Harnn luxury spa products, UNIQLO clothing, von Dutch, Asics, the North Face, Giorgio Bettoni fashion, Nike, Adidas, music stores such as Guitar Avenue and Music, several coffee shops, fruit juices, Gelate ice creams, Haagen-Dazs and Pancake café.
At the fourth level of the mall, there are more health and beauty stores among electronics, phones, gold, banks, and jewelry with shops such as Big Camera Galleria, Mt Sapola, Samsung, B2S bookshop, Inter Watch and Jewelry, Jaymart phones, phone shops and musical instruments, pharmacies such as Watsons and Boots.
At this level, there are health and beauty products, furniture, accessories, and fashion. Stores on this floor include SB Furniture, Slim Up center, and ZEN department.
At the sixth level of the Bangkok mall, what you will find most are accessories, fashion, toys, entertainment, and food. Some of the stores on this floor include Toys 'R' Us, Pizza Company, Swensen's, Spaghetti Factory, Tha Siam noodle, MK Restaurants, Sizzler, Dunkin Donuts, ZEN Japanese, free playground for children, ASIA Books, and KiddyLand.
The seventh floor of the best mall in Bangkok – CentralWorld, is the floor for entertainment and food. Lots of food options with stores such as MK Restaurants, Crepe & Co, Yayoi, Din Tai Fung Taiwanese restaurant, Fuji, Mango Tree Bistro, Sushi Den, and the huge Central Food Hall.
There are also a whole lot of other things you can find in the mall. Listed below are some other things you can find in CentralWorld.
SF World Cinema
On the seventh floor, the SF World Cinema has some movie theaters. You can watch the most recent 4D movies with additional effects as scent and motion in a cozy seat at the 4DX theatre. The “First Class” of SF Cinema features luxury completely adjustable reclining armchairs with blanket and pillows. Popcorn and drinks can be brought to your during movie sessions.
Rink Ice Arena – Ice Skating
The Rink Ice Arena located at CentralWorld offers a unique and exciting opportunity to go ice skating in the tropical climate of Thailand. The shop opens every day from 10:30am until 10:00pm with frequent thirty minutes breaks to reemerge the ice.
Restaurants and Food Courts
There are lots of dinner and lunch choices at the Bangkok mall with a wide range of selection from European, Korean, Japanese, and Thai restaurants. You can only pay for food on the food court with a food card. They usually return the balance to you on the same day.
The 1 Card
You can obtain The 1 Card at information counters in the mall. You can use it to get discounts or cash coupons in participating stores, you can as well use it to get a VAT refund.
The Location of CentralWorld
CentralWorld is situated in Siam on Rama I road. You can get there easily by BTS Sky Train. Exit the train at Chit Lom station or Siam station. You can walk to the mall form either station.
Central World Bangkok opens every day from 10:00am to 10:00pm. The mall also opens on Thai National holidays – and it can get really busy during the weekends and holidays.