Hop on over to Taikoo Shing for some of the best shopping and entertainment in Hong Kong. The mall is also home to the Ice Palace where you can practice your ice skating or perhaps join a lesson or two. If hitting the ice isn’t your thing, get stuck into the litany of food options or relax at the mall’s cinema where you can catch the latest flicks.
If you’re headed to Causeway Bay, you can’t miss talking a stroll through Fashion Walk for some of the best shopping and dining in the city. The mall itself isn’t the biggest, but boasts fashionable brands that continue out through the bustling streets of Causeway Bay. Don’t miss Fashion Walk’s Food Street to satisfy your cravings or for a good shopping break.
Situated in the heart of Central, IFC mall boasts sprawling views of Victoria Harbour and easy access to the ferry pier and Central Harbourfront for various events and happenings. The mall itself hosts some of the best designer brands and stores along with world-renowned dining options in a range of price points. The mall is also attached to Hong Kong Station and the Airport Express, making it the perfect pit stop for travellers, fashionistas or people on-the-go.
This mall is home to Hong Kong’s signature 'cube shops', where compact shops no bigger than 1,000 sq ft display their products via grid-like shelves at the window storefront. Spanning over four floors, Island Beverley is a treasure trove of eclectic retail stores offering everything from Korean fashion and artisan jewellery to quirky toys – think poo emoji plush toys and alarm clocks you have to shoot to stop. There’s also a great range of boutique shops if you’re on the lookout for more affordable evening gowns. You’ll never know what you’ll find at the next corner.
If luxury is right up your alley, there’s no better place to shop and dine than at Landmark in Central. Comprised of four connected buildings, Landmark is home some of Hong Kong’s prized Michelin-starred restaurants and world-class shopping. From Louis Vuitton, Harvey Nichols and Celine to Joel Robuchon and Peking Garden, there’s no shortage of great shopping and food here.
A massive block of shopping complexes at Lee Gardens, sprawled over the massive expanse of Causeway Bay from Lee Theatre, Hysan Place, Leighton and Lee Garden One to Six. Here you’ll find fashionable finds from some of the leading brands plus unmissable dining experiences at some of the best restaurants in town.
Situated in Admiralty, Pacific Place is the perfect place to do some shopping or wander around Hong Kong since it’s only a few minutes’ walk from Hong Kong Park and the Peak Tram. The mall itself boasts some of the latest in dining innovation in Hong Kong, luxury shopping and is also attached to four of Hong Kong’s most popular hotels: The Conrad, Island Shangri-La, JW Marriott and The Upper House. If there’s one mall that has it all, it’s Pacific Place.
One of the biggest conservation projects in Hong Kong to date, the former Hong Kong Police Married Quarters has been revitalised as a centre of all things creative and design-based. Over 100 creative enterprises can be found at PMQ, where old residential units have been converted into small shops, boutiques and design studios selling handmade products including jewellery, clothing and homewares. Pop-up stores from international designers are also a common sight at PMQ, and the regular night markets are particularly popular among design enthusiasts.
The last remaining Japanese department store in Hong Kong, Sogo is everyone’s favourite meeting point in Causeway Bay (after the giant TV at Time Square). Sogo is known for its mix of luxury brands like Prada and Tiffany’s and affordable offerings that deal in things like luggage and home appliances. But the main draw that keeps locals and tourists coming are its countless beauty brand counters and Sogo Freshmart that specialising in imported Japanese groceries and confectioneries.
Spend your day in the heart of Causeway Bay at Hong Kong’s Times Square shopping centre. You can find most well-known fashion and lifestyle brands residing here, along with a fun mix of restaurants and cafes, a movie theatre and much more. You’re also just minutes away from the crazy thrills of Causeway Bay at large.
Enjoy the finer things in life at 1881 Heritage, Tsim Sha Tsui’s elegant shopping space that was once home to the Former Marine Police Headquarters. Shop your day away at this 120-year-old building featuring luxury shops, fine dining, a heritage hotel and culture hall where you can learn the history of the site. Just steps away from the Star Ferry, it’s the perfect place to start exploring the history of Hong Kong.
As the only established mall in the area, Dragon Centre is a labyrinth of tiny boutiques, massage parlors, eateries and snack stores. Fun fact: it is also the only shopping mall in Hong Kong with a now defunct indoor roller coaster installed on the top floor. There's also random performances on the first floor if you're into wanting obscure and upcoming singers do their thing.
Located in West Kowloon above Kowloon Station, Elements is a convenient spot attached to the Airport Express, a plethora of apartments as well as the ICC – Hong Kong’s tallest building. Shop till you drop at the wide range of luxury stores or make use of their indoor skating rink.
Our city has its fair share of massive shopping malls, but Festival Walk stands as one of the biggest. With a skating rink on the top floor, a cinema, large glass windows offering views of Lion Rock and convenient connections to the MTR and KCR light rail, this Kowloon Tong mall is a behemoth. There’re more than 200 retail shops and restaurants to pick from covering high-end brands and local favourites, making Festival Walk a mecca for shopaholics.
Harbour City is undoubtedly the largest mall in Hong Kong and sprawls along the Kowloon side of Victoria Harbour where you can catch the Star Ferry, walk along the Avenue of Stars and explore Tsim Sha Tsui. Whatever you want, you can probably find it at Harbour City. From dining, shopping to hotels, this mall has all your bases covered for the perfect day out in Hong Kong. If you visit during any holiday season be sure to check out the stunning displays out front for the perfect photo op.
Attached to the Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station, the mall is a convenient spot to start exploring the area. From retail, electronics and dining to a cinema – iSquare has just about everything to keep you well entertained. Head on up to the top of the mall for a stunning view of Victoria Harbour while you’re at it.
A hybrid between a retail mall and an art museum, K11 is a unique platform showcasing pioneering artwork created by Hong Kong artists. Founded by Adrian Cheng in 2008, the art mall collaborates with the non-profit K11 Art Foundation to bring innovative projects and out-of-the-box exhibitions by our local creative talents.
Spend some time exploring the bustling area of Mong Kok at Langham Place. With so much to offer, this mall is packed with great shopping for any budget, including a wide array of food and café selections, a gym and a movie theatre – if you’re bored, you’re not looking hard enough. Keep your eyes open for the mall’s events and performances as you might catch one of your favourite performers on stage.
As you can tell from the name, this shopping mall is seriously mega and the biggest one in East Kowloon, boasting 1.1 million sq ft and spanning 19 stories. Housing an international-sized ice rink that previously hosted Olympic qualifiers and local figure skating contests, a massive IMAX cinema and more than 60 stores, get ready for some serious shopping. To make things even easier for you, there are free shuttle buses running between the mall and Kowloon Bay MTR Station. You could also fit in some retail therapy before a gig at the nearby Kitec.
A great hub for shopping, dining and business, Miramar Shopping Centre and Mira Mall double up as a great space for all your entertainment needs in the vibrant Tsim Sha Tsui area. Also attached to five-star The Mira Hong Kong hotel, you can stay in ultimate comfort and style while dining on some of the best food in the city including Michelin-starred eateries.
Just next door to City University, Festival Walk is a convenient store to browse through whether you live in the area or are going to study. Relax at the various mall cafes or shop your day away with a number of stores and famous fashion brands that would keep any fashionista happy.
Hang out in the heart of Sha Tin at New Town Plaza. Whether you’re visiting the area or passing by for the races, it’s the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat with friends and family or to satisfy some much needed shopping therapy. Looking for something different? Head outside to level three and enjoy Snoopy‘s World – a fun experience for those who’d love hanging out with the world famous Peanuts gang.
If you work or live around Diamond Hill Plaza Hollywood is your best bet for all your shopping needs. There’s even a wide range of restaurants and cuisines to choose from if you don’t feel like cooking at home. Looking for entertainment? Look no further than the Plaza Hollywood Cinema where you can watch today’s latest flicks from around the globe. The mall is also a short walk away from the Chi Lin Nunnery where you can take it the picturesque views.
Attached to Tseung Kwan O MTR station, PopCorn is a stylish hub for those who want to do a bit of retail therapy or catch the latest Hollywood flick. A mall is not complete without a good selection of food and snacks and PopCorn is no exception, offering a range of tasty cuisines suited to any palate.
If you’re ever all the way up in Yuen Long, stop by Yoho Mall to get your shopping and dining fix in a fashionable and comfortable setting. Don’t forget to keep up to date on the mall’s events and offerings for shopping and dining deals you won’t be able to pass up.
Soak in some beach vibes at this laidback mall situated in Repulse Bay. Take in the sight of the sea as you dine al fresco at one the many restaurant offerings, or take a yoga class at Pure Fitness with the most serene views. Hop on into the mall for an AC break or check out the stylish boutique offerings for some quick shopping. The mall is also pet friendly, so feel free to bring your furry friends along!
Spend some time on Hong Kong’s south side and visit Stanley Plaza – Hong Kong’s very first dog friendly mall which boasts stunning views of the sea in a semi-alfresco setting. Stroll through the various shops around the mall or sit back and relax at one of the many restaurants that they have to offer. It’s the perfect escape from the busy city!
Not done shopping?
Hong Kong has a fantastic range of small, independent shops that are perennially interesting to browse and which fly under the radar. Here’s a list of all best ones out there.