Starhill Gallery, previously known as Starhill Plaza A couple of years ago the ‘Gallery’ was added to the official name of the mall, this is because it is the largest watch gallery in the world. Starhill Gallery is a shopping mall for the upper-class Malaysians and wealthy western and Arab tourists. Marble floors, piano music, everything is focused on luxury. You will find a large number of exclusive (extremely expensive) shops with jewelry, designer boutiques etc. In the lower ground level of the mall you have a large number of exclusive and expensive restaurants; some of the best in Kuala Lumpur. Starhill Gallery is owned by YTL Group; a huge Malaysian company that also owns the popular Lot10 (5 minute walk from Starhill).
The mall has 7 different levels, all with their own name that corresponds with a theme; Feast, Indulge, Adorn, Explore, Pamper, Relish and Muse. The Pamper floor has 93 treatment rooms, ranging from spa treatments, facial therapy, make-up, nails, reflexology, hair and wellness. If you are staying at either the luxurious JW Marriott Hotel or the Ritz-Carlton Hotel you can enter the mall directly. It is said that if celebrities stay in Kuala Lumpur; Starhill Gallery is secretly opened outside of business hours to accommodate these rich and famous.