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Central World Bangkok – A Mega Shopping Complex in Ratchaprasong

By Wilbur Suen

Central World Bangkok is one of Bangkok’s largest shopping complex located along Ratchaprasong Road. It is especially popular with tourists from Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong because it is very close proximity to Pratunam and Platinum Fashion Mall.


Recently, connectivity to Central World was also improved with the new R-Walk (Ratchaprasong Walk) which links Platinum Fashion Mall, Central World, Big C SuperCenter, Gaysorn and BTS Chidlom/Siam.


Before you step into Central World, you will pass by a big outdoor space, usually used to host events and popups. Most of the time, you will be able to find some street food inside such popups.


Central World is so huge that you can find almost everything. In terms of food, you also will be spoilt for choices, there’s no way you will be hungry here.

Festivities – Chinese New Year

If you happen to be in Bangkok during Chinese New Year, you can join in the celebrations that have been planned in the shopping mall. The decor will also set you in the right mood to celebrate even in Bangkok.





Festivities – Christmas


Don’t miss out the annual Christmas decorations because it’s one of the biggest in Thailand!

Festivities – New Year Countdown


This is the place to go to for celebrations! Chill out with your friends over drinks and enjoy the countdown and fireworks.

Some of our favourite food & restaurants:


After You is always fully packed! I believe this one needs no recommendations on what to order right?


Greyhound Cafe is located in Central World’s new wing called Groove.


These are our favourite items from Greyhound and it’s really addictive!


A brand new cafe by the famous spa brand, Divana.


The items here are really instagrammable. Prepare your cameras!


This is the only Twinings in Bangkok! A great place to visit if you love tea and afternoon tea!


The popular Afternoon Tea set!


Chinese New Year Promotion with everything red!


The Terrace offers you delicious Thai food and you will be spoilt for choice by the amount of food they have.


Different varieties of Thai food!


Thai traditional desserts. Have you tried it before?


Guss Damn Good ice cream is really very good. We need to have it everytime we visit Central World.


Try out their interesting flavours before you order.


Irvins from Singapore has landed in Central World too!

What else apart from food?


For those who like shopping for groceries, check out Central Food Hall where you can do your supermarket shopping. There’s also a food court beside it.


Movies for you?


The Rink Ice Arena is the place to go to for indoor ice skating.


There are many body care and aromatherapy product shops in Central World. We recommend you to get quality ones from big brands because you are inhaling it into your body. Don’t get cheap ones as it won’t even last long and might harm your body. If you ask me, these are some renowned Thai brands you should check out – Harnn, Thann, Divana, Panpuri and Yugen.



Tired from walking? We know that Central World is huge but you can actually find many rest points around. And they are not your usual chairs, look at all their resting points. Cool isn’t it?


We hope you enjoyed this comprehensive review of Central World! Enjoy your shopping!

Wilbur Suen

Wilbur Suen is the brainchild of Wilbur Suen. He is based in Singapore but loves Bangkok so much that he keeps returning. He loves travelling, eating, technology and has high standards for them. In his free time, he will be sourcing for new places to visit so that he can document and share. Try to catch him in Bangkok eating local dishes, enjoying aromatherapy spa or chilling at a rooftop bar.

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