AIRSIDE, a 47-storey mixed-use commercial landmark is set to open in Kowloon, Hong Kong and will feature a multi-storey shopping mall with a diverse selection of dining, retail, and lifestyle brands, and dedicated art and cultural spaces! Formerly an aviation hub, the development pays tribute to Hong Kong’s iconic former Kai Tak Airport. This unique shopping mall will feature entertainment options for the whole family thanks to its Flying Experience zone (which includes flight simulators and drone soccer!) as well as a state-of-the-art new movie theatre and a huge indoor surfing experience. Big-name brands like MUJI, city super’, Miele and Nespresso will be opening up huge experiential and shopping spaces, alongside popular stores, with specialty shops from Korea, Taiwan and Japan. AIRSIDE will also be home to more than 40 F&B outlets and restaurants, offering international cuisine, as well as Asian, including sen-ryo, The Cippolini Pizzeria, Treehouse, nana’s green tea, Crystal Jade and many more. Read on for all the details!
AIRSIDE will commence its soft opening on September 28, 2023.
AIRSIDE pays homage to its previous incarnation as Kai Tak Airport while offering unparalleled urban experiences for the whole family.
Step into the specially curated "Idea Cloud" exhibition space on the 2nd floor atrium, supported by Cathay Pacific and Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited, which showcases historical artifacts, personal collections, and captivating visual artworks that bring the rich history of the former Kai Tak Airport to life.
On the ground floor of the mall, you will find a real, full-sized single-engine "Beagle Pup 100" aircraft. This aircraft, piloted by the legendary Chin Brothers, holds records and made history during their thrilling journey across 14 countries. Capture unforgettable moments and learn about their incredible feat.
Experience the thrill of soaring at the exclusive Flight Experience Zone, designed for visitors of all ages which will include flight simulators and an immersive flying experience. Unleash your creativity at the engaging Paper Airplane workshop, where you'll learn folding techniques and discover the impact of aircraft structures on flight. Otherwise, try your hand at Drone Soccer, the new air sport taking the world by storm here you get to fly drones through circular goal posts to score goals!
The 700,000 sq. ft. shopping mall offers a wide range of cultural, leisure, and green lifestyle experiences.
Experience the ultimate movie-watching adventure at the MCL AIRSIDE Cinema, featuring 7 cinema houses and a special mega-screen theatre called LUXE: A RealD Experience. With cutting-edge technology, including a revolutionary RealD Ultimate Screen and Dolby Atmos sound system, you'll be immersed in stunning visuals and a top-notch entertainment experience for both 2D and 3D movies.
Discover the first "Miele Experience Centre Kai Tak" by the renowned German luxury household appliance brand Miele. Join eco-conscious workshops and experiences and learn about their recycling program, promoting an eco-friendly lifestyle. Muji will be opening a flagship store spanning 12,000 square feet.
Nespresso, the well-known coffee brand, will open its first experiential boutique in Asia at the AIRSIDE mall. Explore Nespresso's unique and sustainable circular system, RE:FARM, and witness the process of recycling coffee capsules into fertilizer for urban farming at AIRSIDE.
Shop at a variety of distinctive and original brands, including B'IN Select, White Market, Garian, HIUCHI, and Plaform O, offering fashion, lifestyle, and handmade crafts.
Visit the "Pinkoi Autumn Pop-up Store" by Pinkoi, the Taiwanese online marketplace for original designs and handicrafts. Explore their gourmet offerings and check out the collaboration with the Japanese Kyoto brand SOU・SOU, featuring over 200 crossover products.
Don't miss out on city'super, the mega lifestyle specialty store covering 25,000 sq. ft. Also, Hong Kong's first large-scale indoor surfing center will also be opening at AIRSIDE, offering exciting experiences for the whole family.
AIRSIDE mall is also pet-friendly, with dedicated pet shops to cater to the needs of both owners and their furry friends. Visit HOLA il colpo Hair & Pets, All Japan Pet, Ruff & Fetch, and Purr'Licious for grooming services, high-quality pet products, and entertainment spaces for cats.
AIRSIDE Mall will feature over 40 F&B outlets offering a range of international flavors, from Asian delicacies to international eateries, local cuisines, boutique bakeries, Instagrammable cafés, tea houses, and more.
Savor crafted tea-based beverages and delicate desserts made from premium matcha at nana's green tea, which makes its grand debut in Hong Kong at the AIRSIDE mall.
Experience the unique collaboration between ALOT Living, an imported solid wood furniture store, and Relish Kitchen by ALOT. Immerse yourself in a family dining experience that merges the worlds of furniture and gastronomy, surrounded by solid wood furnishings while relishing creative culinary masterpieces.
Visit AIRSIDE Café, a new dining concept by Café Deco Group, with an inviting atmosphere inspired by transparent glass houses that allow natural daylight to enhance the cozy ambiance.
Other exciting openings at the AIRSIDE mall, include Western steakhouse Chef's Cuts, Korean barbecue and traditional Busan cuisine at Yuk Mi Jeong Dam, Japanese curry omelet rice specialist Kometaki, signature roast duck specialty restaurant Ah Bu Duck, contemporary Chinese cuisine at LUNA, authentic Chinese delicacies from northern and southern China at Paradise Dynasty Signature, and specialty coffee shop Ideaology. The expansive 10,000 sq. ft. food hall, Foodmuse, offers over 11 dining brands with international flavors to satisfy every food enthusiast. Family favorites like Treehouse, Crystal Jade, sen-ryo, and Paradise Dynasty will also be opening outlets at AIRSIDE.
We love how they integrated the history of Kai Tak Airport into the thoughtful design!
Aviation enthusiasts who will love all the nods to the former site's history. There are also great entertainment options perfect for a family day out!
As AIRSIDE is still in soft opening, more details, in terms of new shops and restaurants will be announced later on, so watch this space!
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