15 BEST Shopping Malls in Bangkok (All Budgets)

This article outlines the 15 best malls in the city, catering to different budgets and shopping preferences.

ICONSIAM

ICONSIAM is the biggest mall in Bangkok located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, an area people call Riverside.

This luxury shopping mall opened in 2018 and consists of over 500,000 square meters of retail and leisure space, making it one of the latest malls in Asia.

ICONSIAM features a variety of shops that cater to different budgets, ranging from high-end luxury brands to mid-range high-street brands.

As well as a large selection of restaurants and cafes offering worldwide cuisines to tickle your taste buds.

The mall is easily accessible by car, boat, or BTS Skytrain, with a dedicated pier for boats and a direct link to the BTS Gold Line.

Although the mall is easily accessible by train, it’s a little far out if you’re staying in a hotel in Bangkok’s downtown areas, such as Sukhumvit.

Insider tip:

Visit in the evening to enjoy the spectacular riverfront light show at the ICONSIAM Park

Overview

Location: Riverside

Budget range: High-end

Good for: Luxury shopping, riverfront dining, entertainment

How to get there: Take the BTS to Saphan Taksin station, then transfer to the free shuttle boat service to ICONSIAM

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Address: 299 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khlong Ton Sai, Khlong San, Bangkok 10600
Phone number: +662 495 7080
Website: https://www.iconsiam.com/en

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Siam Paragon

Siam Paragon is a luxury mall centrally situated in the Siam area of Bangkok along Sukhumvit road, close to other popular malls Siam Center and CentralWorld.

The mall features mainly luxury brand-named stores like Chanel and Gucci but also includes popular high-street brands such as Zara and H&M.

The 400,000 square meters of mall space is also home to an IMAX theater, aquarium (SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World), bowling alley (Blu-O Rhythm), supermarket, event hall, and luxury hotel Siam Kempinski.

Siam Paragon is a popular food destination for tourists and office workers, offering a wide range of international and local cuisine options catering to different budget ranges. Check out the food court in the basement for more affordable food options.

The mall is easily accessible by public transportation, with a direct walkway connection to the BTS Skytrain station (Siam Station) and within walking distance from BTS Chidlom station.

Insider tip:

Check out the Siam Ocean World aquarium, located on the mall’s basement level, with a large selection of marine life, including sharks.

Overview

Location: Siam

Budget range: High-end

Good for: Luxury shopping, gourmet food, entertainment

How to get there: Take the BTS to Siam station; the mall is directly connected to the BTS station

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Address: 991 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330
Phone number: +662 690 1000
Website: https://www.siamparagon.co.th/tourist

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CentralWorld

One of the most well-known malls in Bangkok and popular among tourists is CentralWold, located in the heart of Bangkok’s shopping district within walking distance to MBK, Platinum, and Siam Paragon.

The mall has over 500 stores and a large mix of high-end luxury, popular high-street brands, and countless dining options.

CentralWorld is also home to a large cinema, supermarket, ice-skating rink, nightlife area (Groove), the Centara Grand hotel, and a large Apple Store.

The mall is easily accessible by public transportation, with direct access to the BTS Skytrain, through a skywalk to either BTS Siam or Chidlom stations and bus stops nearby.

Insider tip:

Visit the Zen department store for unique Thai-designed products

Overview

Location: Chidlom

Budget range: Mid-range

Good for: Fashion, electronics, gourmet food, entertainment

How to get there: Take the BTS to Chidlom or Siam station, then walk 5-10 minutes to the mall

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Address: 999/9 Rama I Rd, Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330
Phone number: +662 640 7000
Website: https://www.centralworld.co.th/en/home

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EmQuartier

EmQuartier mall is part of the EM District in the Phrom Phong on Sukhumvit Road, opposite Emporium and Benchasiri Park.

The luxury modern mall opened in 2015 has a wide selection of high-end and affordable fashion brands, with the mall being divided into distinct depending on your interest.

The mall has many restaurants and cafe choices and an in-house food court on the bottom floor.

Other lifestyle attractions at the mall include an IMAX cinema, Trampoline Park (BOUNCE), Escape rooftop bar, and an indoor waterfall.

EmQuartier is easily accessible by public transportation, directly connected to the BTS Skytrain (Phrom Phong station).

Insider tip: Visit the Helix Quartier for panoramic views of Bangkok

Overview

Location: Phrom Phong

Budget range: High-end

Good for: Luxury shopping, gourmet food, entertainment

How to get there: Take the BTS to Phrom Phong station

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm (Monday 11 am – 9 pm)
Address: 695 Sukhumvit Road, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110
Phone number: +662 269 1000
Website: https://www.emquartier.co.th/en/

Central Embassy

Central Embassy is an ultra-luxury mall located in the Phloen Chit area of Bangkok on Sukhumvit road, close to other major malls such as Central Chidlom and CentralWorld.

The mall mostly features high-end fashion brands such as Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Gucci but also has high-street brands such as Zara.

Apart from fashion, the malls also house many dining options, including Din Tai Fung, a social club (SIWILAI City Club), coworking space, a cinema with luxury seating, and Park Hyatt’s 5-star luxury hotel.

Central Embassy is connected to the BTS skywalk with direct access to BTS station Phloen Chit, making it easily accessible from various parts of the city.

Insider tip:

Visit the Eathai food court in the basement for authentic Thai street food

Overview

Location: Phloen Chit

Budget range: High-end

Good for: Luxury shopping, gourmet food

How to get there: Take the BTS to Phloen Chit station

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Address: 1031 Ploenchit Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330
Phone number: +662 119 7777
Website: https://www.centralembassy.com/

Siam Discovery

Siam Discovery is a compact shopping center located next to Siam Paragon and across from Siam Center.

Despite its smaller size, it offers a large selection of stores that cater to various shopping and leisure needs, including fashion, beauty, home decor, and lifestyle.

The mall has a mix of both high-end luxury brands and more affordable options to choose from.

Siam Discovery is known for its unique design, featuring a futuristic industrial look and interactive displays throughout the mall.

The seven-story mall is divided into sections for shopping, dining, and lifestyle, as well as an eco-friendly floor called ecotopia offering sustainable products and eco-living solutions.

Siam Discovery is easily accessible by public transportation, with the Siam and National Stadium BTS stations within walking distance.

Insider tip:

Don’t miss the Madame Tussaud wax museum to get a shot with your favorite actor.

Overview

Location: Siam

Budget range: Mid-range to high-end.

Good for: Fashion and beauty enthusiasts, technology lovers, and home décor.

How to get there: Take the BTS Skytrain to Siam Station and take exit 1. Alternatively, take a taxi or ride-sharing service to Siam Discovery.

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm
Address: 194 Phaya Thai Rd, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330
Phone number: +662 658 1000
Website: https://www.siamdiscovery.co.th/

Gaysorn Village

Gaysorn Village is an ultra-luxury wellness and shopping mall located in the Chidlom area of Bangkok, close to CentralWorld.

The mall is centrally located with high-end designer stores, exclusive boutiques, wellness spas, and fine dining, so a must-visit for those seeking a sophisticated shopping and wellness experience in Bangkok.

Gaysorn Village is easily accessible by public transportation, with the Siam and Chidlom BTS stations within walking distance.

Insider tip:

Check out the PAÑPURI wellness spa on the 12th floor offering Thai massage and onsen facilities

Overview

Location: Chidlom

Budget range: High-end

Good for: Luxury shopping, high-end dining

How to get there: Take BTS Skytrain to Chidlom Station and take Exit 9, or take a taxi

Opening hours: 10am-8pm
Address: 999 Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Phone number: +66 2 656 1149
Website: https://www.gaysornvillage.com/th/

Siam Center

Siam center is a popular shopping mall catering to the younger generation located in the Siam area next to Siam Center and Siam Discovery.

The mall is known for its unique and modern design, featuring small walkways and an artistic decor, offering a mix of local and international brands mainly forced on youth fashion.

Siam Center also has a whole floor dedicated to food, with restaurants galore and a food court for those looking to eat on a budget.

The mall is easily accessible via public transportation, including a short walk to Siam BTS Station.

Insider tip:

Visit the 2nd floor for a great selection of independent Thai designers

Overview

Location: Siam

Budget range: Mid-range to high-end

Good for: Fashion and lifestyle shopping, unique souvenirs

How to get there: Take BTS Skytrain to Siam Station and take Exit 1, or take a taxi

Opening hours: 10 am-10 pm
Address: 979 Rama 1 Rd, Pathum Wan, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Phone number: +66 2 658 1000
Website: https://www.siamcenter.co.th/

Terminal 21

Terminal 21 is a popular mall for tourists staying in the Asoke or Sukhumvit area, with a theme that resembles an airport terminal, hence the name.

Each floor is designed to resemble a different city, such as Tokyo, Paris, and Hollywood.

The mall is known for its wide range of shopping options, including international and local brands, and an indoor clothing market.

The mall has several restaurants and features one of Bangkok’s most budget-friendly food courts and a cinema, fitness center, and spa (Let’s Relax Spa).

Terminal 21 is easily accessible by public transport, and it has a direct connection to BTS Asoke and MRT Sukhumvit station.

Insider tip:

Check out the lower levels for a great selection of affordable street food.

Overview

Location: Asok

Budget range: Mid-range

Good for: Unique shopping experience, street food, movie theater

How to get there: Take BTS Skytrain to Asok Station and take Exit 1, or take a taxi

Opening hours: 10 am-10 pm
Address: 88 Soi Sukhumvit 19, Khwaeng Khlong Toei Nuea, Khet Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Phone number: +66 2 108 0888
Website: https://www.terminal21.co.th/asok/home/en

Asiatique The Riverfront

Asiatique is a unique open-air mall and night market located in the Riverside area of Bangkok along the Chao Phraya River.

Asiatique is located in a 19th-century warehouse that was once used for trade and has retained its unique industrial feel and appearance. The mall offers a variety of shopping options ranging from clothing and accessories to souvenirs.

In addition to shopping, Asiatique doubles as a nightlife district with riverside views where visitors can enjoy wine and dining. The mall features several restaurants and affordable food stalls and also has a Ferris wheel, cabaret show, and Muay Thai show for visitors to enjoy.

Asiatique is easily accessible by getting the BTS to Saphan Taksin and taking the free shuttle to the Asiatique Pier.

Insider tip:

Check out the nightly Calypso Cabaret show for a fun and entertaining performance

Overview

Location: Riverside

Budget range: Mid-range to high-end

Good for: Night shopping, riverfront dining, live performances

How to get there: Take BTS Skytrain to Saphan Taksin Station and take Exit 2, then take a free shuttle boat to Asiatique Pier

Opening hours: 5 pm-12 am
Address: 2194 Charoen Krung Rd, Wat Phraya Krai, Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Phone number: +6692 246 0812
Website: https://www.asiatiquethailand.com/en/home

Central Chidlom

Central Chidlom is a long-standing shopping mall in Bangkok, which opened in 1973. Despite its age, it has been renovated multiple times and now provides a diverse shopping experience.

You can find a wide range of options, including luxury and high-end brands and mid-range and affordable choices.

The mall has a sophisticated layout resembling a department store, with designated zones on each floor. You can find numerous branded clothing mini-stores throughout the mall.

The mall is easily accessible by public transportation, directly connected to the ChitLom BTS Skytrain station.

Insider tip:

Visit the Tops Food Hall gourmet supermarket, which offers a wide variety of local and international delicacies

Overview

Location: Chidlom

Budget range: High-end to luxury

Good for: High-end luxury shopping and gourmet food

How to get there: Take the BTS Skytrain to Chidlom station or walk from the Erawan Shrine

Opening hours: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Address: 1027 Ploenchit Road, Lumpini, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330
Phone number: +66 2 793 7777

Emporium

Emporium is a high-end mall in the Phrom Phong district directly opposite EmQuartier on Sukhumvit Road.

Also part of the EM District, the mall has plenty of shopping options, including luxury brand stores, designer boutiques, mid-range brands, and international chains.

Other activities at the mall include a cinema, rollerblade dome, and restaurants with a wide choice of international and local cuisine.

The department store is connected to the Phrom Phong BTS station, making it easily accessible by public transportation.

Insider tip:

Visit the top floor for unique dining experiences and a gourmet supermarket

Overview

Location: Phrom Phong

Budget range: High-end to luxury

Good for: High-end luxury shopping and entertainment

How to get there: Take the BTS Skytrain to Phrom Phong station

Opening hours: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Address: 622 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Tan, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110
Phone number: +66 2 269 1000
Website: https://www.emporium.co.th/en/

MBK Center

MBK Center is a popular shopping mall for electronics and fashion located in the Pathum Wan district close to the National Station and Siam BTS stations.

The mall offers an affordable selection of stores, ranging from mobile accessories and electronics to Japanese snacks at DON DON DONKI.

MBK Center is a popular destination for finding budget new or used phones and gadgets that may be hard to find in the high street stores.

The MBK Center is conveniently located near several popular tourist attractions, including Siam Square and the Jim Thompson House. The National Station and Siam BTS stations are within walking distance.

Stores at MBK Center are usually open for negotiating prices, especially if you’re making a large purchase, so don’t be afraid to try to bargain the price.

Insider tip:

Visit the top floor for the entertainment zone, including a cinema, escape room, and multiple restaurants.

Overview

Location: Pathum Wan close to Siam

Budget range: Affordable to mid-range

Good for: Bargain shopping and finding unique souvenirs

How to get there: Take the BTS Skytrain to National Stadium station

Opening hours: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Address: 444 Phayathai Rd, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330
Phone number: +66 2 853 9000
Website: https://mbk-center.co.th/?lang=EN

The Platinum Fashion Mall

The Platinum Fashion Mall is known around Asia as the mall to shop at for bargain clothing and wholesale deals.

The massive 7-floor mall complex is located in the Ratchathewi area of Bangkok within walking distance of CentralWorld and Siam.

The store is organized into various clothing and accessory sections on each floor, offering a wide range of items, including both casual and formal wear. Customers can also find accessories such as bags, shoes, and jewelry.

While the mall is primarily known for wholesale prices when buying in bulk, you can still get retail prices for individual items.

If you don’t like crowds of people, it’s best to avoid this mall. The narrow alleys and walls can become quite congested, and people often walk around with suitcases full of clothing.

The mall is easily accessible by public transportation, with the Chidlom BTS Skytrain station nearby.

Insider tip:

Negotiate prices with the vendors, as they are usually willing to lower costs for bulk purchases

Overview

Location: Ratchathewi

Budget range: Affordable to mid-range

Good for: Wholesale and bargain shopping for fashion items

How to get there: Take the BTS Skytrain to Ratchathewi station

Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Address: 222 Phetchaburi Rd, Thanon Phaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400
Phone number: +66 2 121 9999
Website: http://www.platinumfashionmall.com/en/home-eng/

Central Rama 9

Central Rama 9 is a mall located in the Rama 9 area in the north of Bangkok. It is popular among both locals and tourists who live in the area.

The mall has over 80,000 square meters of retail space, including a large department store (Robinsons) and popular high-street brands.

Other leisure activities at the mall include a cinema, fitness center, and gaming arcade (Fun Planet).

The mall is easily accessible by public transport, with a direct connection to the MRT subway system at the Rama 9 station.

Insider tip:

Check the food court (Food Republic) on the 6th floor for affordable Thai and international food

Overview

Location: Riverside

Budget range: Mid-range to high-end

Good for: Variety of shopping and dining options

How to get there: Take the MRT Subway to Rama 9 station

Opening hours: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Address: 9, 9 Ratchadaphisek Rd, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10320
Phone number: +66 2 103 5999
Website: https://shoppingcenter.centralpattana.co.th/branch/central-rama-9

Which is the biggest mall in Bangkok?

The largest mall in Bangkok, ICONSIAM, spans over 500,000 square meters of retail and leisure space and features over 1000 stores.

This mall was constructed in 2018 and houses notable brands such as the iconic Apple Store, H&M, and Louis Vuitton.

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