The Emporium is a luxury shopping mall in Khlong Toei district, Bangkok , Thailand,
which opened in 1997. It is owned and operated by The Mall Group and another huge
mall, Siam Paragon.
It is located on Sukhumvit Road at Sukhumvit Soi 24 beside Queen's Park and connected
directly to the Phrom Phong Station on Sukhumvit Line of the BTS Sky train by a footbridge.
It is owned by the same company as Siam Paragon and its direct competitor is Central
Group. Both companies along with hypermarket operators Carrefour, Tesco Lotus, and
Big C (the latter partly owned by Central Group) have turned Bangkok into a mall
heaven, boasting a combined hundred locations.
Along with The Emporium department store, the mall contains a cinema multiplex and
book, record, fashion and trinket shops, a grocery store, a food court and many upscale
The Emporium is a popular hub for entertainment, gourmet and education for local
residents and visitors. Entertainment offerings include SF cinema, an exhibition
hall, and children's play centres.
The Emporium's many dining options range from chic restaurants like Greyhound Cafe
to classic restaurants, an upscale food hall and fast food courts, and include all
types of international cuisine.
The Emporium was designed by J+H Boiffils, a renowned architecture and interior design
firm based in Paris founded by the wife and husband team Jacqueline and Henri Boiffils.
The Emporium was their first shopping mall design project in Thailand.