Kuala Lumpur’s shopping neighbourhood, Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC), opens the doors to its latest retail attraction – the long-awaited Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport Kuala Lumpur (KL).
This second-largest lifestyle-oriented shopping mall in Southeast Asia and outside Japan houses nearly 400 stores, many of which are new to Malaysian shoppers. Event areas at LaLaport BBCC include the Central Rooftop Garden (a 1,700 square meter area surrounded by greenery), WOW PLAZA (in the heart of Gourmet Street), and Grand Steps.
If you’re thinking of stopping by this Japanese inspired mall, here are some stores you might enjoy.
With more than 640 locations throughout Asia and the United States, this Japanese furniture and interior design speciality store have a strong presence in Japan. Nitori is a great place to go if you’re looking to furnish your home fashionably and inexpensively!
2. Matcha Eight
Matcha Eight, Malaysia’s first premium Japanese tea ice cream shop, has partnered with Michelin-starred Master Chef Takuji Takahashi. Matcha Eight’s handmade 100% natural Japanese tea ice cream is made with Kyoto’s finest single-origin tea powder imported from Japan.
3. Coo & Riku
Coo & Riku, Japan’s largest pet store, is now accessible to Malaysians! A cat cafe with 50 different breeds of gorgeous cats is enough to make you fall head over heels. Enjoy cafe-like delicacies while mingling with these cute four-legged creature.
Located on the third floor of Mitsui Shopping Park LaLaport KL, the Nojima store includes a wide variety of high-quality brands of electrical appliances, IT gadgets, furniture, and bedding products. Talk about a one-stop-shop!
5. Yakiniku Sizzle by Yakiniquest
After a successful introduction in Singapore, Yakiniku Sizzle by Yakiniquest hopes to satiate Malaysians with various types of quality beef. Wagyu lovers can eat to their heart’s content at this yakiniku style restaurant!