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“Better than Jungceylon!!”

CentralFestival Phuket
Ranked #14 of 111 things to do in Phuket Town
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: CentralFestival Phuket The best international shopping & lifestyle destination in the heart of Phuket with its large range of products and services, the biggest shopping avenue has something for everyone from kids, hipsters, working people to chilled retired people from the ground to the top floor. Starting at the ground floor there’s Tops Supermarket with its wide variety of everyday products, both local and imported, such as fresh foods, grocery items, beauty products, beverages and more than most of the other retailers. In the vicinity of the supermarket, there are plenty of fast food and snack options such as Burger King, KFC, Farm Factory, Swensen’s, etc. Also on the ground floor for the fashionistas are a numbers of clothes, shoes and accessories shops including Dorothy Perkins, ZARA, MANGO, Guess, Lacoste, La Senza, CC-OO, LYN, H&M, Jaspal, CPS/Chaps, Aldo, Jim Thompson, The Body Shop and Hush Puppies. That’s along with local brands which can be found inside the Central shopping zone where booths of luxury outfits are placed together. On the second floor, the shopper’s delight has yet to come to an end as you will find even more clothes and accessories shops such as AIIZ, Portland, Bata, Roberto, Crocs, New Balance, New York LA, Playboy by Chic Club and Spice. After a hard day spent shopping on the lower floors. It’s time to relax with the good food and entertainment which is available on the third floor. Right in front of escalator, you will see the SFX Cineplex where the top of box office movies are available as well as Thai domestic films. The never-ending selection of food outlets serve diner with all the tastes you may think of. If that’s not enough, there are more eateries to check out on the first floor where some delicious pasta, pizza and steak await in wine connection, as well as great Chinese food at Urban Food, the popular Shabushi, the chilled-out Tablespoon with its great music during evening, tasty fusion food and a complete list of drinks. After filling your tummy with loads of nice food then it is time for beauty. On the fourth floor of the mall there are plenty of beauty clinics where you’re guaranteed to walk out looking healthy and skinning from head to toe, nail spas and many more. If you are looking for a place that serves all everyday needs for all age and types of customer, CentralFestival Phuket is the best answer! CentralFestival Phuket
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator, Stroller parking, Wheelchair access
Reviewed October 12, 2013

its a bit of a trek from patong, but i think its well worth it.. its a much more relaxed shopping experience. you can find all the brand name outlets, and not as many tourists shop here!! Highly recommended if you want to get away for a few hours!!

1  Thank Dennis S
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Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

Prices are only slightly cheaper than international shopping malls. I believe its meant to be for Russians or very wealthy customers. If you are willing to spend money buying big brands thats the place to go. But nothing local inside there apart from a Jim Thompsons shop, which is still expensive but probably a little bit cheaper than buying it outside Thailand.

Still, I visited the boots store to buy some medicines and saved a lot of money! ( if you need medicines better to buy them from reputated store so you warranty not buying fakes).

Also bought my contact lenses from their opticians. Were nearly half of the price that I would normally pay so good saving in there too!

1  Thank Flora B
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

We caught a local bus from Patong beach to Central Festival, which only cost 30 bhat per person.

The shopping center is more for locals, so not much souvenirs here. They have Jim Thompson (famous for Thai silk), Swarovski, Pandora and all the nice brands. They also have a business center with banks, where you can exchange money at the better rate than Patong, and a small post office. You can do a lot more in Central Festival than Jungceylon. If you love shopping, definitely worth a visit!

3  Thank akm193Sydney
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

I always wonder why people fly halve-way around the world to visit the same shops and restaurants they have back home. Great are the cinemas and not too expensive. If you like fresh bread try Yamasaki.

Thank canyon747
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

Good and tasty variety of restaurants, decent movie theater, nice shops, not as noisy as other area shopping centers. Parking situation is not that great. Plenty of banking options on hand. Hard to find a high chair in any restaurant in Thailand. The mall is no different. Bathrooms have been dirty and not up to my standard each time we visit. Best to visit in the middle of the month since thai payday is towards the end of the month; beginning of the month. It has everything one needs...

Thank jcshinobi1973
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