KL East Mall officially opens

We Malaysians love our malls. With the never-ending tropical heat and rain out there, it makes sense that malls are a much-welcomed respite for people of all ages. You get to walk at your own pace and enjoy the air-con, grab a bite from a huge variety of eateries, window-shop for all kinds of goods, plus these spaces are generally safe for kids to run around in.

It’s no wonder that new malls pop up frequently in the city, and the latest one to join the list is none other than KL East Mall, located near Taman Melawati.

New KL East Mall has an ice skating rink, rock climbing gym, and artisanal cafes

KL East Mall exterior
Image credit: Sime Darby Property

KL East Mall is not your regular run-of-the-mill neighbourhood mall where you drop by, grab what you need, and go, as it’s clearly designed with entertainment, sports, and leisure in mind.

You can look forward to spending a full day in the mall with their many entertainment offerings. These include an ice skating rink that’s big enough for figure skating classes and ice hockey tournaments to take place.

There are only fewer than 5 skating rinks in the whole of Klang Valley at the moment, and with most of them located in Selangor, KL peeps will finally get to visit a skating rink that’s much closer to their homes.

kl east mall ice skating rink
Image credit: Sime Darby Property

Those who are afraid of slipping on ice can instead go for rock climbing or bouldering at Camp5 for a challenging but fun workout sesh.

Or if you prefer a more inclusive leisure activity fit for the whole fam, there’s always the good, old MBO Cinemas for everybody to catch the latest films together – hopefully soon when the pandemic situation stabilises.

kl east mall - whisk
Image credit: Whisk

KL East Mall will also house familiar commercial brands such as H&M, Harvey Norman, Jaya Grocer, BookXcess, Machines, Decathlon, A&W, Sushi Zanmai, Absolute Thai, and many more, alongside artisanal and indie names. Dessert and coffee lovers can drop by Gula Cakery and Whisk, both serving freshly baked premium cakes and coffee for a midday pick-me-up.

kl east mall christmas 2020
The mall’s snow-themed Christmas decor
Image credit: KL EAST MALL

To get a list of all shops in the mall and future promo updates, download the KL East Mall app and get an RM20 digital voucher that you can spend on your first visit.

Opening promos to check out before they’re gone

KL East Mall - FOS opening promo
Image credit: @ed90214

As with all new mall openings, there are a bunch of opening promos that shoppers can delight in for a limited time to celebrate their opening together. Those who are looking for a head-to-toe wardrobe refresh should snap up on F.O.S’s 30% opening special and Skechers’ 40% off storewide discount. 

KL East Mall - skechers opening promo
Image credit: @AsalGombak

Meanwhile, foodies will want to head straight to Hot & Roll to be the first 1,000 redemptions to get a free drink when they buy any of their Crispy and Cheezy crepes.

KL East Mall - hot & roll opening promo
Image credit: @AsalGombak

Street Churros also hopped into the opening promo specials with their own Buy 1 Free 1 deal limited to the first 50 customers from 4PM onwards, starting from 27th November to 29th November, so you should mark your calendar to avoid missing out.

KL East Mall - street churros opening promo
Image credit: @streetchurrosMY

KL East Mall is the newest mall in KL

From fun sports, leisure activities, and a long list of eateries and shops, KL East Mall might just be everyone’s favourite hangout spot soon.

If you’re planning to check out the mall on the coming weekends, don’t forget to mask up, sanitise regularly, and practice social distancing at all times. Stay safe!

Address: 823, Jalan Lingkaran Tengah 2, KL Timur, 53100 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 10AM-10PM, Daily
Telephone: 03-7455 9528


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Cover image adapted from: Sime Darby Property

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