India’s capital New Delhi is such place which have embraced the concept of shopping mall culture very successfully. Still, there are some metro and big cities where the culture is not picking up, but New Delhi and surrounding areas of NCR has picked it up well. Top 10 Shopping Malls of Delhi & NCR will certainly give you ideas of the places, before you decide to have a look at them personally.
Best Shopping Malls of Delhi
The places, mentioned here are also entitled to be called as the largest shopping malls of delhi NCR and best shopping malls of Delhi due to their locations, size, designing, architecture and the brands, the showroom along with the amenities they offer to the visiting people. So, have a look–
1. DLF Emporio, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Known as one of the expensive malls of India, DLF Emporio is situated in the Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. Developed in the year 2007 by DLF Universal, houses about 150 brand showrooms. Of the total brand stores in the mall, roughly 50 per cent are of international level or foreign origin stores.
Armani, Luis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Hugo Boss, Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci, Jimmy choo,Versace, Michael kors, Missoni, BCBG, Cartier and Escoda are a few brands which operate from DLF Ambience.
Designed by famous architect Mohit Gujral, the DLF Emperio is spread over about 30 thousand meter marea. Made of Italian marble, the shining brass as been used where required.
2. Ambience Mall, Gurugram
The other mall which have found its way as another one of the best malls of NCR is Gurugram. Identified as a premier mall or mall for the affluents, it is spread in about 20 thousand meter area.
In terms of number of stores, it is far ahead of DLF Emporio. It houses 230 big stores, while the Emperio is home to about 150 brand stores only. It houses a number of national and international brands like Gap, H&M, Juicy Couture, Zara and etc.
The mall is also known for its efficient and spacious parking. It can cater upto 4,000 vehicles at a time. What else you could think of ?
Awarded as the best shopping center of the year in the year and most admired shopping center of the year, at different years of its inception.
3. Great India Palace (GIP), Noida
Great India Place or GIP, as it is popularly known was developed by the Unitech Group and is under maintainenace by Entertainment City Ltd.. Located in Sector 38-A, Noida, adjacent to NOIDA sec-18 metro station, it is one of the best malls of Noida and nearby areas. Its hugeness can be gauged by the fact that it is spread into an area of 147 acres in the heart of Noida. On an average, it attracts about two million footfalls every day.
The mall is divided into a number of hubs, like Worlds of Wonder, a variety of retail outlets, which includes Globus, Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Home Town, Lifestyle etc. It is also home to the international brands like Guess, Marks & Spencer. It has home and grocery stores on the basement level, women’s apparel on one side, men’s on the other and a (17,000 sqm food and entertainment zone on the apex floor.
The unique feature of GIP is that a 79 sqm area is dedicated to a Wedding Bazaar, and a Home Saaz section which can take care of improvement of your home.
4. Select City Walk Mall, Saket, New Delhi
Spread out over about six lakh square feet of showrooms fdealing in retail spaces with more than 175 brands, Select Citywalk Offers the choiciest range of brands.
The Mall is home to renowned international beauty brands, must-have clothing tags and much more. In addition to being the city’s favourite destination to catch up with friends and a place to relax for the family, we are also a paradise for every shopaholic.
It is a premier mall where development is spread over 6 acres which includes a 4 km long multiplex, serviced apartments, offices and public spaces too.
The mall is categorized into three broad zones: fashionwears like Goodearth Verandah, Pantaloons, Crossword Bookstore, Zara, and Home Stop. It also has 180 stores which represents 500 famous Indian and international brands of apparels. These brands include Nine West, Charles & Keith, Calvin Klein, Armani Jeans, French Connection, La Senza, Mango, Pepe Jeans, Tommy Hilfiger, etc.
The Select City Walk mall has a 930 sqm multi-cuisine food court, Food Talk, on the second floor, and a number of several restaurants.
An outdoor open plaza spread into 9,300 sq m, is also available there. The plaza is landscaped extensively in timber, water, stone and steel and has an open–air amphitheater, along with trees and water features.
5. DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Located at Nelson Mandela Road, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, DLF Promenade is a yet another top mall of the South of New Delhi, or precisely of Vasant Vihar. DLF Promenade mall is an elite group mall and stuff here are expensive on an average standards. Known nternational brads are available in DLF Promengade easily. Mall is beautifully carved and an excellent piece of architecture and design. It looks very clean, hygienic and well-maintained. Washrooms are so neat like any star Hotel. Mall is very huge.
It has many unique shops like Hard rock cafe, starbucks coffee and all the major brands of clothes and watches. This is awonderful Shopping Mall just like in abroad. Mostly branded shops inc M&S, Starbucks and the like butyou would not find even known Indian retailers.
The Hub at DLF Promengade is a one-of-a-kind open air lifestyle space comprising Smoke House deli and Mocha Arthouse open air seating on its two sides, toy train, dancing fountain on the likes of Bellagio, and the city’s largest LED screen. With a number of activities planned at the Hub every now and then, the location has become the place to spend a relaxed evening with family and friends.
DLF Promenade Mall has to offer something to someone and those who like to hang out at malls. It has lots of options when it comes to cafés and coffee shops. You can locate a number of good cafe on the ground floor, Chokola, Cinnabon, Krispy Kreme, and Costa Coffee; and on the first floor, there’s Starbucks and L’Opera: all fairly good places for a cup of tea or coffee and a cake or doughnut.
6. Ansal Plaza, Andrewj Ganj, New Delhi
Ansal Plaza at Andrewjganj in New Delhi is among one of the oldest malls of New Delhi.
Ansal Plaza shopping mall is located on Khel Gaon Marg, in South of New Delhi.
It’s circular design is unique. Opened in November 1999, it has the right amount of shops. Any less and the mall would be deserted, any more and it would be too crowded. he architecture is unique as it is one of the oldest mall to be built in Delhi.It looks to be well maintained. The open theater hosts various program from time to time.
You will found showrooms of major Indian brands like Puma, Reebok, Nike,etc. here. Main attraction of the mall is Shopper Stop. It has a good parking facility. Some of the restaurant situated here are Red Chilli,Geoffery,Mc D.etc.It is a circular mall with open courtyard in the middle where various cultural programmes are organised time to time. You can also satisfy your hungry stomach with some nice cuisines in various food joints.
7. TDI Paragon Mall, Rajouri Garden, New Delhi
A part of the DDA District Centre, Shivaji Place, TDI Paragaon mall has been developed as an inmternation destinations for shoppers. ,It comprises of shopping hub, commercial and office buildings, five-star hotel and a Habitat Center on the lines of India Habitat Center, Lodi Road, New Delhi. It l have paved pedestrian areas and green areas along with the built-up spaces. Adequate parking is provided for the center that which caters to the people of West Delhi locality.
With an imposing front, which spreads upto 300 ft, the mall, has been designed as a ground-plus-three structure with two level basements for parking and services. The elevation has been exquisitely designed with a medley of alucobond, heat reflective glass facade and plain glass to give maximum visibility to the retail outlets. The stunning use of vibrant colours and glass on the plaza facade together with a spacious air-conditioned central leisure area provide the mall with a truly international look
The special features of the mall aren energy efficient central air-conditioning, 100% power backup, high-speed capsule glass elevators, large central atrium, well furnished entrance lobby and passage with Italian marble & granite and fire detection & fire fighting system. Moreover, it is equipped with a central security system, modem telecommunication system and sufficient parking space in front, side and back, apart from two basements dedicated parking.
8. Shipra Mall, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad
At the time of its launch, known to be the biggest mall of NCR, Shipra Mall was inspired by classical Roman-style architecture. Situated at Indirapuram, in the district of Ghaziabad, yet very adjoining the Delhi State, with 4.5 lakh sq. ft of total area, it offers a unique shopping experience withmore than 100 national & international brands and various means of entertainment. The mall has been designed as a one-stop-destination for entertainment and leisure. State-of-the-art 3 Screen Multiplex, ‘Just About Movies’ (JAM) has one of the widest and the largest screens in India, are its main features.
The Mall has taken retail to a huge level. With a total area of 4,50,000 sq ft which consists of 3,60,000 sq ft of retail space, Three New Generation of Cinemas, 17,000 sq ft of Kids Zone, 15,000 sq ft of Food Court, Amphi Theatre & parking for 1000 cars, it is a wonderland created by a group of dedicated personnels. The main mall space has been leased out to retailers like Shoppers Stop, Globus, Food Bazaar, Fashion Station etc. The mall has been designed with twin atriums for better space and visibility for the retailers and free flow for shoppers.
The mall is quite strategically located with ample parking space covering a huge area. It has a number of branded showrooms which may be very useful for the shopping. The mall has multi screen theatre inside and has a huge food court. There are number of other restaurants with multi cuisines easily available. It is adisable that you should avoid visiting the mall over the weekends when it becomes very crowdy as the entire population of this area can be seen in this mall. The road outside the mall is very narrow due to which there are occasional traffic jams, which may cause a bit of hassle. Overall great mall to visit and spend timeas well as shop.
9. DLF City Center Mall, Gurugram
Situated on the famous Mall Mile, it is known for its affinity with IFFCO Chowk, which is at a walking distance and MG Road Metro station right next to its entry, commuters find easy access making it an important attraction for shoppers from all over Gurgaon.
The DT Cinemas is located on its top floor and has been entertaining the people of Gurgaon with the latest movies. The mall has exclusive brands like D&A, Woodland and Novelty while Meena Bazaar and Simran fulfill the ethnic requirements of shoppers. Besides this, the mall has Planet M and Kriti Creations. In food, there is Coco Palm, Just Paranthas, KFC and Pizza Hut that treat foodies to sumptuous delights.
The first mall of the National Capital Region (NCR), the DLF City Center Mall is situated in Gurgaon along the Mehrauli Gurgaon Road. The development has a total retail space of 260,000 square feet and is managed by the Lifestyle Department Store. It also houses the 3-screen multiplex, DT Cinemas, and features a host of restaurants such as Moti Mahal, Filmi Masala and Kwality Express, to name a few.
Some of the prominent tenants of City Centre include United Colors of Benetton, Gizmos, Mehra Sons,Simran, Bombay Selections, Reebok, Aclidas, Prorogue, W, Bizarre, Van Heusen, Meena Bazaar, Optique, Ruby Tuesday, Pizza Hut,Not Just Parathas:Sagar Ratna,Woodland,Madame
10. The Grand Venice Mall, Greater Noida
The developers of the latest Mall in NCR, Greater Noida, claims about their mall as, “….Magic, Mystery and Romance– these three words best describe the scenic city of Venice. Legends state that Venice is known to enchant everyone who visits the city. The truth is that no other city in the world casts a spell like Venice does. Now get ready to experience the magic of Venice, right here in India. Visit, ‘The Grand Venice’ and see the magic of Italy come alive. From its architecture and canals to its unique pulsating energy. ‘The Grand Venice’ brings alive the magic of Venice in India, making it a Mega Tourism Destination”.
The Grand Venice is a mega tourist attraction with a unique setting. It is spread over 11 acres, with a built up area of around 3,000,000 square feet.
A number of national and international brands, entertainment and eating points have been developed here keeping in mind the best of the available. Ample parking is also available to the visitors.
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