The bustling city of Kuala Lumpur, apart from the amazing local food, it’s known for its many shopping malls and complexes. However, it truly takes a special one to steal the spotlight.
If you’re looking for a place to shop till you drop or just hang out in the city, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur has been the city’s haven for shopping and leading lifestyle where patrons are guaranteed to get the best experience Malaysia has to offer. You can find truly outstanding and exciting things under its roof.
8 Best Things to do in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
1. Enjoy Shopping
Pavilion KL lies strategically in the very heart of Kuala Lumpur at Bukit Bintang, accommodating more than 1,000 retail stores and features a high-end range of international and top designer brands like Aigner, Yves Saint Laurent, Club Monaco, Ermenegildo Zegna, Hermes, Hugo Boss, Juicy Couture, Prada, Coach, Diane Von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, Juicy Couture, MaxMara, Versace and many more.
Meanwhile inside Pavilion KL are lower-priced, mid-market international and local brands such as Forever 21, Pull & Bear, MNG Mango Brands Outlet, Giordano, Levi’s, Padini Concept Store, and more.
Here you’ll find a number of food and beverage outlets, spas, beauty salons, and home and living products shops from countries like Malaysia, Korea, Thailand, Japan, China, and Taiwan under one roof. This world-class shopping center is a highly fulfilling and inspiring shopping and leisure experience.
2. Discover Tokyo Street
For the ultimate Japanese shopping experience, you definitely can’t go wrong with the hidden Tokyo Street located at level 6 where a section of the mall houses purely Japanese-related retail shops and restaurants.
This is where you can feel the real Tokyo Street in Japan. You will get to see the old school Tokyo shopping streets called Nakamise which are inspired by the famous Nakamise-Dori Street in Japan.
On this iconic Tokyo Street, you can find cosmetics, lifestyle products, men’s and women’s wear accessories, and more.
Whether you are looking for a traditional Japanese Kimono for annual dinner or Japanese formal events, you can rent the authentic Kimono from Kuma Yukata, or are looking to pick up some trendy and affordable Japanese streetwear from Simple Bean and Miira Mew.
Regetta Canoe is a new series of ergonomic footwear inspired by the beauty and function of the traditional Japanese Geta.
It is famed for its extreme comfort and soft shoes. Tokyo Street hosts a variety of authentic Japanese fashion stores.
Fans of matcha you can catch up with your friends at Matcha Hero Kyoto to satisfy your green tea cravings with a rich matcha ice cream or a cup of delightful matcha latte.
You can grab the yummy premium Japanese soft serve ice cream that was served at Koiyaki. Eureka Snack Bar is the place where you can tailor recipes to suit your taste buds or simply grab any of their unique selection of popcorn snacks.
Looking for perfect snacks for game days and movie nights? Shojikiya offers a variety of food products from chocolates, chips, crackers, candy, beverages, and ice cream including canned foods, frozen foods, and wines that are imported from Japan.
Indulge your cravings for Japanese food at Tokyo Teppan, Sushi Zanmai, or Ichi Zen Japanese Restaurant where you’ll find sushi and teppanyaki fans alike.
What they serve is everything the delicious aroma promises. Ramen is comfort food that is perfect for rainy days or whenever you’re missing Japan, head to Hokkaido Ramen Santouka. Suki-ya serves authentic sukiyaki which focuses on fresh and high-quality ingredients in a buffet setting, be sure to bring your appetite.
3. Enjoy Delicious Food
When you are at Pavillion KL there are tons of restaurants you can choose from. Gourmet Emporium is an air-conditioned food court home to over a dozen food stalls that get reasonably priced Malaysia, Korean, Japanese, Chinese fare, and many more like Ichiban Boshi, Dragon-I, Nyonya Colors, Stuff’d, Madam Kwan’s, and more.
You can choose to dine at Connection, which offers a variety of sweet tooths, comfort foods, and beverages. This is a great place to relax and chill out with your friends over drinks and delicious food. If you looking for Asian or Middle East staples and gourmet food, you can head to Dining Loft where you can Al Halabi Gourmet Restaurant, Rocku Yakiniku, Serai@Pavillion, and Village Roast Duck. There are numerous great places to enjoy a nice lunch or dinner at Pavillion KL.
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4. Visit Art WeMe Contemporary Gallery
Art WeMe Contemporary Gallery, Pavillion KL is one of the leading galleries in Malaysia, Singapore & USA. This Malaysia-based contemporary art gallery feature mid-career and established artists to art collectors around the world.
The gallery also provides professional art consultancy and art commissioning services. You can bring your children to visit the Art WeMe Contemporary Gallery which is a perfect opportunity for your children to learn about the world of art at an early age and a chance to explore art on their own.
There are times in life when stress takes hold of you especially when you’re tired of your day-to-day routine, staring silently at beautiful works of art can be an alternative way to relax.
5. Experience the Best of Cutting-Edge Entertainment at Dadi Cinema
Dadi Cinema is dedicated to innovating the experience you watch movies. You can expect comparable amenities and state-of-the-art facilities found at the Pavillion KL. Dadi Cinema in Pavilion KL is the first in Malaysia to introduce a starry movie experience with a unique concept and specialty halls like Star-Max Hall, Star+, and Lil Star.
The hall features advanced laser projector technology to deliver clear cinema graphics and the Dolby Atmos sound systems enhance the audio experience.
You can enjoy a VIP experience with the premium Star+ Hall and relax in the spacious seats while enjoying your movie.
You can have access to the exclusive private lounge. Dadi Cinema also features family-friendly Lil Star cinema halls where parents can bring along with their children for a family movie date. There are a variety of snacks for you to enjoy while watching your movie.
Besides popcorn, the menu offers soft-serve ice cream and burnt cheesecake but also French delicacies. You will find hot dogs, sausages, nachos, chicken nuggets, and bags of chips.
6. Enjoy Massage Treatments and a Pampering Experience at Oriental Signature
For those in need of some me-time and relaxation or a temporary escape from the bustling city, a head-to-toe massage treatment is what you need.
Oriental Signature is known for its range of massage treatments. The treatments are performed by a highly professional team that will consult you to ensure you get the best from your treatment.
Oriental Signature hosts an array of cozy private massage rooms complete with the luxury of comfort and relaxation. Professionalism is their core conviction, customers will be greeted with a sense of satisfaction and serenity beyond compare after every massage.
7Make a Wish at the Liuli Crystal Fountain
At the main entrance of Pavilion KL, you can find The Liuli Crystal Fountain stands 3.6 meters in height and 6 meters in width. The Liuli Crystal Fountain has been acknowledged by the Malaysia Book of Records as the Tallest Liuli Crystal Fountain in Malaysia.
The fountain features the Bloom of Hibiscus, the national flower of Malaysia, a symbol of opulence, passion, and progression.
The three bowls represent Malaysia’s multiracial culture living harmoniously in unity and ascending to signify the growing aspirations of the people. The water converging from all directions represents endless blessings and prosperity.
This crystal glass fountain bestows luminous wealth upon the city and the nation. The essence of this fountain is a reflection of the Malaysian Prime Minister’s “1 Malaysia” vision. The fountain also works as a wishing well. You can toss a coin in this fountain while making a wish. These coins will be collected and donated to charity.
8Learn How to Cook At ABC Cooking Studio Malaysia
Are you looking for cooking classes? If you are someone who loves cooking and wants to take it further by learning more about cooking techniques here in Pavilion.
You can join the beginner-friendly cooking classes in ABC Cooking Studio, Pavillion KL. ABC Cooking Studio started its business in Japan in 1985 and now operates over 100 studios across the world, including Hong Kong, Korea, and Thailand.
The studio offers five courses: bread, cake, cooking, wagashi (traditional Japanese confections), and kids, which feature recipes crafted by professionals in Japan.
The size of the classes is intentionally kept small to ensure that each student receives adequate attention from the teachers.