Dragon Centre Sham Shui Po Hong Kong: Eat, Play and Shop!
When it comes to traveling in Hong Kong, we often travel around Kowloon and Central area. On our recent trip to Hong Kong, we explore unknown territories for us in places such as Sham Shui Po and Stanley.Sham Shui Po is next to Prince Edward and it is a haven for bargain hunter. Ap Liu Street is one of the bargain hunter havens but you want to shop for more, we recommend the Dragon Centre Shopping Mall.
Only known to locals and unknown to tourist, the shopping mall has 9 levels of retails with total amounts of 840,000 square feet of retail space for shops, food outlets and entertainment facilities. It is one of the largest shopping malls in Hong Kong and expect to spend hours to eat, play and shop
1.Eat – Dragon Centre Food Court
The Dragon Centre Food Court is located on the 8th floor. There are elevators or lifts and you can easily spot the food court once you are on the 8th floor.
Why food court? There are dozens of food stalls to cater your need. The food stalls offer different cuisine from places like Taiwan, Shanghai, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, India and many more.
The food court is often packed with locals as they know this is the place you can find good food with affordable prices.
The food prices starts from HK$10 to HK$ 60 in average and trust me, you can find many types of set meals below HK$60!
We tried the seafood noodle, rice claypot with pork sausages as well as Taiwanese snacks.
What to play in Dragon Centre? There are two places you can go all out.
Sky Fantasia on 9/F
Sky Fantasia is an entertainment outlet for family and they are located on the highest floor, 9th floor.
You can find many entertainment machines such as basketball machines, doll picking machines, coin games machines and many more.
Thus, there are also other exciting games like Happy Rainbow, Air Hockey, Pirate Boat and others.
On the arcade side, on kids below aged 16 are allowed to enter. You can play games with your children or with your friends. Thus, this is the place you can let your children play their hearts out while you take a rest.
Sky Rink Ice Skating Rink
The Sky Rink is Dragon Centre’s ice skating rink and it is located on the 8th floor. The ice skating rink covers 17,000 square feet. It is one of the few ice skating rinks in Hong Kong and the admission is cheap. It is just around HK$55 – HK$ 65 per day! For the small amount of admission, you can skate for the whole day.
This is definitely one of the highlights of Dragon Centre Shopping Mall. When we went there, we saw two groups of children playing ice hockey. They are so cute with the full uniform.
There are at least seven levels of shopping retails and you can shop till you drop. This shopping mall reminds us of Sungei Wang Plaza of Kuala Lumpur on its glory days. The mall play host for hundreds of small retail outlets and you will be spoilt for choices. You can find familiar names like most major sports brands as well as fashion brands such as Giordano, Baleno, Bossini and many more.
D3 Gallery is located on the 7th floor and it is opened in August 2010.
What is D3?
D3 means Dream, Designer and Dragon Centre. The most important of all, this is a place for the art and design enthusiasts to pursue taste, uniqueness and creativity. It also provides a platform to the local young designers to work out their dreams and build their own brand business.
There are hundreds of retail shops and one in particular is Baking Jane (Apple Mall, Shop 7027A).
They are selling different baking utensils and ingredients including butter, baking materials and many others. Since their items are small, they can easily bought back to your home country. You can check out their Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/bakingjane
Dragon Centre is a huge shopping mall in Sham Shui Po, within walking distance from the Shum Shui Po MTR Station as well as Ap Liu Street. You can eat, play and shop in the mall from day till night. Like we mentioned, the mall reminds us of Sungei Wang Plaza of Malaysia and the food court offers cheap and good food but it is often packed.
Dragon Centre Mall Sham Shui Po Address:
37K Yen Chow Street, Sham Shui Po HK
GPS: 22.331082, 114.159731