Delhi is slowly catching up with rest of the world in terms of market openness and globalization. It's been only a decade and half and the signs can be seen in cities. Arguably, Shopping Malls are the visible witness of that change. Wherever you go in Delhi, you will find some or other glittering mall. Due to the emergence of the 'Great Indian Middle Class', the country is witnessing a kind of retail revolution and shopping malls are coming up like mushrooms, to cash in that revolution. Few years back west Delhi had not even a single shopping mall but today you will a mall here after every 5 Km ,same is the case with all other parts of the city. Following list will guide you to 10 best shopping malls in the city:
Shopping complexes or malls offer an efficient and comfortable retail experience. Delhi has some of the best malls in the country. Here are the top 10 shopping malls in Delhi:
City Square ( www.emaarmgf.com/)
The City Square is one of the most popular malls of the Capital, located in West Delhi it is the hot spot of West Delhites. In a very short span of time it has managed to get100% occupancy. The mall ha got it all, from world class stores to food court. MGF has tied up with Life Style Department Store as the anchor store covering an area of over 50,000 sq. ft. City Square houses popular brands like KFC, United Colors of Benetton, Dockers, Republic of Chicken, Punjabi by Nature and likes. It is located close to the Rajori Garden Metro Station. Its eating joints like Punjabi By Nature, Paranthe Wali Gali, Red Coral and Grill Hut have full occupancy especially during weekends.
Ansal Plaza ( www.ansals.com/ansal-plaza/)
The first mall in Delhi, Ansal Plaza is still among the best shopping experience in the city. Located in Andrews Ganj, South Extension, it has retail brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Marks & Spencer, Naqash Royal Arts, Smart Homes and Spaces. Eating joints here include Funkie Orbits, Kasa Gelato, Amorettos and Hot n Juicy.
North Square Mall ( www.suncityprojectsltd.com/north-square-mall.htm)
Famous for being a Womanís Mall, the North Square started its operations in 2006. It features a multiplex with three screens called ĎFun Republicí and retail outlets including brands like Archies and Night Fever Club & Lounge. It is located at Pitampura, near Netaji Subhash Place Metro Station. It has huge catchment area catering to the population of Shalimar Bagh, Prashant Vihar, Ashok Vihar, Pitampura, Rohini etc.
Cross River Mall ( www.suncityprojectsltd.com/cross-river.htm)
Located at Shahdara, across 2.5 lakh sq. ft., this mall was constructed by Suncity Projects Pvt. Ltd. It is known for being among the longest malls in Delhi. It has a four cinema screen Fun Republic, food court of about 25,000 sq ft and parking space for more than 700 vehicles. Le Chef, Haldiramís, Caf Asia and Redís Caf Lounge & Bar are some of the food brands here.
West Gate Mall ( www.todayhomes.co.in)
This West Delhi shopping mall is famous for the unique amusement parlor called 5D Bonzai. Located at Raja Garden, it has a multiplex with six screens, retail brands like Marks & Spencer, Reebok, Max Fashion and Pantaloons and restaurants including TGI Fridays, Papa Johnís and Freeze Lounge.
TDI Paragon Mall ( www.tdigroup.net)
With retail brands like Bizarre, Adidas, Blackberry, Origin Ethic and Merawala Jewelers, TDI Paragon is located at the Shivaji Place District Center in Rajouri Garden. The ground-plus-three levels shopping mall allows parking in two floors. Its food outlets include Terrace Garden, Subway, Costa Coffee, Indus Grill and Lazeez Affaire.
Metro Walk Mall ( www.unitechgroup.com/retail/rohini-metro-walk-delhi/index.asp?links=p1)
Located in the Rohini area of Delhi, close to the Rithala Metro Station, the Metro Walk Mall is spread across 220,000 sq ft. It has over 75 national and international retails like Levis, Nike and Pantaloons and an array of eating joints, including Pizza Hut, Caf Coffee Day, KFC and Flaming Wok. Metro Walk is famous for its combination of mall and amusement park, called Adventure Park.
DLF City Center
Located at Shalimar Bagh, DLF City Centre is a prominent shopping mall in Delhi. It boasts of a 4 screen multiplex by DT Cinemas and retail brands like Pantaloons, Diwan Sahib, Planet M, Catmos and Rich Look. Gelato Vinto, Balle Balle Amritsar, Kings Kulfi and Yo Dragon are popular restaurants here.
Mamram Magic Mall (www.mamram.in/mamram-magic-mall.htm)
This is another Rohini mall, which is well known among the college goers in Delhi. Its unique twin building structure has a range of famous brands in clothing, accessories, shoes, leisure, entertainment and food.
Living Style Mall (www.apexbuildtech.in/livingstyleaboutus.php)
This recently opened shopping mall in Jasola in South Delhi is strategically located to cater not only to South Delhi-ites but also the residents of Noida. Along with shops of big brands and large parking spaces, it has a good selection of food outlets like Dominos, Baby Dragon, Gopal 65, Capital Curry, The Home Baker and Ektaís Kitchen.
Last Updated On : 03/Jan/2013