Swensen’s flagship store in Hat Yai

When it’s a hot sunny day and the craving for ice cream strikes, you can bet that Swensen’s is the one place everyone turns to for a scoop of pure joy.

Swensen’s franchises are scattered throughout malls and department stores nationwide, but typically, they share a uniform appearance. Nevertheless, we can promise that this one in Hat Yai will offer a different experience.

Next time you find yourself in Hat Yai, Songkhla, drop by Swensen’s Flagship Store at Hat Yai Village, where you’ll feel like you’re enjoying ice cream in a palace in China.

Gorgeous Swensen’s store with a Chinese palace theme in Hat Yai

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Unlike all the typical Swensen’s franchises we’ve been to, this Swensen’s flagship store in Hat Yai really grabbed our attention with its sizeable space and Chinese-style designs.

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Once you step inside, you’ll be surprised by how roomy the area is compared with other regular stores. The beautiful interior gives off a serene ambiance, as if you’ve been transported into a Chinese dynastic period.

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If you’re looking for a photogenic seating spot for pics, we recommend checking out the seating on the left side of the bar counter. There’s a long row of red booths. The panel is decked with street art along with some roof and wooden window decorations inspired by the patterns of a Chinese palace.

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After grabbing a seat, don’t forget to grab this store’s must-try signature Kanom Kai Kopi Set At ฿179 (~USD4.82). The set includes Kanom Tao Than, a well-known local snack in Hat Yai, served alongside vanilla ice cream with crispy waffle pieces. It also includes Thai traditional coffee mixed with milk and a cup of hot tea to finish the meal.

Getting to Swensen’s Flagship Store in Hat Yai Village

It’s a flagship store with an outstanding character. If you’re a regular customer at Swensen’s, we’d say the vibes here might make you enjoy your ice cream even more. So, take a chance to visit this flagship store when you’re in Hat Yai.

Located in Hai Yai Village, the location is just an 11-minute drive away from downtown Hat Yai.

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Address: 538, 2 Kanjanavanich Rd, Tambon Kho Hong, Hat Yai District, Songkhla 90110
Opening hours:
10am-10pm, Daily

Contact: +66 6 5318 9339 | Google Maps

Cover image adapted from: @iron_poom via Instagram and @bigampon via Instagram

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