Shopping in Bangkok – Central World Bangkok

central world bangkok shopping center

Central world Bangkok is a huge shopping complex offering a great shopping experience in town. It consists of more than 100 stores and 50 restaurants and also comprises two department stores, Isetan and Zen and have recently launched new zone known as Groove which offers variety of café, restaurant and hang-out space.

How to Get There?

Traffic get worse during office hours especially during 7 to 10 am and later in evening around 4-8 pm. But the best way out of this hassle is to take BTS skytrain to Chitlom or Siam station. Both the stations have an elevated walkway which connects to Central world. Another way around to Central world is by express boat, it’s a five minute walk from Khlong san saep express boat- Pratunam pier.

It is very popular among tourists and locals. Regarding shopping it has everything from brand name apparel, accessories, cosmetic and beauty salons, entertainment, stationary, restaurants, gadgets and even ice-skating rink.

ice skating rink in central world

Where is it Located?

Central world is located in Pathum wan district and is located in one of the busiest tourist and shopping district, with nearby attractions Siam Paragon, Central Chidlom, Siam Discovery and MBK center. Traffic get worse during office hours especially during 7 to 10 am and later in evening around 4-8 pm.

central world shopping mall bangkok at night

What to Shop at Central World?

Central world is the largest mall in town and it will come as a no surprise to know it’s the best place for all your shopping desires.  It’s widely popular between youth for its brand name clothing, fashion and eateries. If you are shopping freak you won’t be going empty hand from here. It contains wide variety of apparel and accessories:

Bossini Espirit Forever 21 FCUK
Zara Playboy Morgan Guess
Uniqlo H&M Miss Selfridge Mango
Swarovski Jim Thompson Massimo Dutti Marks & Spencer
Kenneth Cole GAP Diva Kate Spade
Jaspal CPS Chaps Adidas Nike
New Balance Calvin Klien Cath kidston CC Double O
Clarks Bronco Bonseti Fox Crocs

What to Eat at Central World?

There are many places to eat within Central world. There are so many ranges of foods that even no matter what your taste; you will be able to find something to hold on. It got Thai, Chinese, Japanese and western food.

MK Restaurants Secret Garden Sakura Japanese NOBU SHABU
Gusto MOMO Paradise AKA Coffee Bean by Dao
Din Tai Fung Kumpoon Heiroku Sushi The Terrace
Coco Ichibanya Waraku Hachiban Ramen Hot Pot Buffet
Pepper Lunch Hua Seng Hong BBQ Plaza Sphagetti Factory
ThaSiam Noodle Yum sap Bonchon Chicken Fuzi
Sizzler Yayoi Ootoya Santa Fe’steak

Fast Food Restaurants

Whereas, if you prefer fast food then you still have plenty of well-known brands such as Pizza Company, Pizza Hut, KFC, Mc Donald, Burger king and MOS Burger.

Inside Central world they’ve got ZEN, which especially focus on trendy young shoppers. Level one is known as “Beauty of Luxury” which carries big brand name like Yves Saint Laurent also with different eyewear, luxurious bags, and beautiful branded watches and accessories shops.  Second floor is called “Women’s Elegance” which has shops related to fashion and party wear. Level three focuses on fitness and aerobic wear and gear for women’s. Level four is a man’s destination having business and casual wear as well as shoes and accessories. Level five to seven offers designer denim, swimwear and sportswear. Lifestyle enhancing choices are available for teens and adults such as toys for kids, fitness equipment, gadgets and travel gear.

Street Food Outside Central World

If you want to have street food just walk outside central world and you can find many street shops selling all sorts of Thai food or snacks. In one corner near the small Ganesha statue outside central world there’s a seafood restaurant which is always crowded (always a good thing to see crowd in a restaurant). It’s an open restaurant so enjoy the Bangkok heat.

Rooftop Experience in Central World

Central world offers great rooftop experience. Zense rooftop is of one of them. It’s a great venue for cocktail or rooftop dinner with a fantastic view. Service is fast, food and drinks are delicious and there are plenty of seats. It’s on 17th floor of the central world. There is also Red sky rooftop which is located in Centara grand on 55th floor with a spectacular 360 degree panoramic view. About horizon is also one famous one situated on the roof of Zen.

zense rooftop bar central world
via zense rooftop bar



central world shopping mall bangkok at night


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