Delhi’s vibrant street shopping markets, state emporiums and high-end designer boutiques have lured people from all parts of the country. But, sprawling up of shopping malls in Delhi during the last few decades, has shown a shift in the shopping scene in the city from these traditional retail destinations. From designer clothing to electronics to food to entertainment, these places have it all under one roof. So, whether you are looking for that perfect dress or that latest gadget, you will find it all at these popular shopping malls in Delhi.
Best Malls in Delhi (South)
1. Select City Walk Mall, Saket, (Biggest Mall in Delhi)
Fan of all things plush? Well, then you must visit the Select City Walk, a vibrant, upscale and the biggest shopping mall in the heart of South Delhi. The chic shopping center is not just another mall where people come only to shop. It’s a place where people come to shop, celebrate, dine, meet, and make memories with their loved ones.
Spread over 6 lakh sq. ft. of retail space, the Select City Mall is a paradise for label lovers. The mall houses an extensive range of coveted international fashion brands such as Zara, H&M, Dior, Forever 21, and Chanel. And just in case you are one of those who enjoys food more than shopping, the mall has a plethora of restaurants serving lip-smacking delicacies. Besides these in-house restaurants, you will also find a plenty of options at the food court. The mall has an outdoor section where several flea markets, fests, and music shows are organized, on a frequent basis.
- Location of Select City Walk Mall: Saket District center, South Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from Select City Walk Mall: Malviya Nagar
- Timings of Select City Walk Mall: 10 am to 11 pm
2. DLF Promenade Mall, Vasant Kunj, South Delhi
DLF is one of the companies that redefined shopping in the country. Besides Delhi, the company also boasts a portfolio of several luxury shopping malls in Noida, Gurgaon, and Chandigarh. Located in the center of one of the poshest areas in Delhi – Vasant Kunj, the DLF Promenade is yet another upmarket shopping mall in Delhi for the trend conscious. Besides the popular names in the fashion retail industry such as Zara, Sephora, Marks & Spencers, the mall also houses various high-end luxury brands such as Chanel Beauty, BCBGeneration, Juicy Couture and Hunkemoller.
In addition to being a fashion-forward mall in Delhi, the DLF Promenade is home to various iconic food chains like Nandos, TGIF, The Big Chill and Smoke House Deli where you can satiate your hunger pangs. If you are a movie lover, there is the 7-screen PVR ICON Cinemas with a total seating capacity of 1140. For those who are visiting the mall with kids, there’s Kiddyland, an outdoor play area to keep the little ones occupied. Lastly, there’s an open-air lifestyle space called ‘The Hub’ where one can relax in the company of their friends or family.
- Location of DLF Promenade Mall: Vasant Kunj, South Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from DLF Promenade Mall: Vasant Vihar
- Timings of DLF Promenade Mall: 11 am to 11 pm
3. DLF Emporio Mall, Vasant Kunj, South Delhi
Known to be one of the most expensive malls in the country, the DLF Emporio is a name synonymous with luxury. The four-storeyed mall with a total retail area of 320,000 sq. ft. offers a unique shopping experience for those who understand the nuances of luxury. There are around 130 brands including 50 international brands like Dior, Kenneth Cole, Burberry, DKNY, Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Giorgio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo, Hugo Boss, Bottega Veneta, and Versace, to name a few. Besides these, this mall also houses various Indian designers such as Ritu Kumar, Tarun Tahiliani, Nikhil, and Shantanu.
Once you are done shopping, you can laze in the comfort of Cafe E as you savor a cup of freshly brewed espresso with delectable crepes or your favorite sandwich. For tea lovers, Cha Shi, an oriental cafe that serves healthy oriental teas is a good option. And in case you want to dine in an atmosphere of extraordinary sophistication, Set’Z, the famous fine dining restaurant that showcases seven different kitchens, is where you need to be.
- Location of DLF Emporio Mall: Vasant Kunj, South Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from DLF Emporio Mall: Vasant Vihar
- Timings of DLF Emporio Mall: 11 am to 9 pm
4. Ansal Plaza Mall, South Ext., South Delhi
Situated in Andrews Ganj at Khel Gaon Marg, when Ansal Plaza first opened to the public on 1st November 1999, it was the only major shopping mall in Delhi. Today, despite the opening of several swanky malls in Delhi, Ansal Plaza still draws a lot of crowds. The place may not have fancy brands and movie theatres, but it is a favorite hangout spot of college-goers. One of the reasons for the same is the presence of several colleges in that area, such as the Kamla Nehru Girls College and Gargi College.
There’s an amphitheater at the center of the mall, where several events are organized on a frequent basis. It’s also a great place to spend the evenings gazing at the sky. The mall got a makeover a few years back and it now houses some of the most beautiful rooftop restaurants in the city including Triple8, Taksim, Sky High, and Orza. Decathlon is one of the most-visited outlets in the mall. It also houses various major retail brands such as Archies, Color Plus, Lacoste, Samsung, Shoppers Stop and Meena Bazar.
- Location of Ansal Plaza Mall: Andrews Ganj, Khel Gaon Marg, South Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from Ansal Plaza Mall: South Extension
- Opening hours of Ansal Plaza Mall:
11 am to 11 pm (Mon-Fri)
11 am to 12 am (Sat-Sun)
5. Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj, South Delhi
Ambience Mall is one of the most popular shopping malls in Gurgaon. But, here we are talking about the one in Delhi. Located right next to DLF Promenade and DLF Emporio, the Ambience Mall is a well-planned & best mall in Delhi for shopping that houses both high-end as well as small brands. The mall is replete with several not-so-expensive retail outlets such as Biba, Big Bazar, Bata, Reliance Digital, And, Lifestyle, Global Desi, Home Centre and many more.
There is a play zone, in the mall, by the name ‘Fun City’ that has games and rides for children. So while you indulge in some serious shopping, you can keep your kids occupied there. Once you are done shopping, you can satisfy your hunger pangs at the food court located on the third plan. Here you shall find all the major outlets such as Burger King, KFC, McDonald’s, Subway and many more. Some of the famous restaurants at Ambience Mall are Kylin Skybar, Chili’s and Punjabi By Nature. Also, if you are looking to wine and dine while you watch your favorite flick, you can do so at the PVR Director’s Cut on the third floor.
- Location of Ambience Mall: Vasant Kunj, South Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from Ambience Mall: Vasant Vihar
- Opening hours of Ambience Mall: 10 am to 10 pm
6. DLF Place Mall, Saket, South Delhi
If you are fond of attending unique events, you will love the DLF Place Mall. From music festivals to pet shows to meme fests, the DLF Place hosts several events and fests all throughout the year. No wonder it’s one of the most popular hangouts in South Delhi. Besides, this the mall is replete with premium brands such as Vero Moda, United Colors of Benetton, Jack n Jones, Reebok, Nike, Puma, Satyapaul, and Marks & Spencer’s.
If you are exhausted shopping and want to give yourself a quick break head straight to the Eat-Food lounge that houses several quick bite outlets such as Roll’s Kings, Dominos, Wow Momos, Biryani Blues, Emoi, Oh So Stoned, King Kulfi, Sagar Ratna and Nirulas. And that’s not all, the DLF Place is home to one of the world’s most famous chains of theme restaurants, The Hard Rock Cafe. And just in case you haven’t been here, let us tell you DLF Place Mall is haven for people who love good food, music, and drinks.
- Location of DLF Place Mall: Press Enclave Marg, Saket District Center, New Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from DLF Place Mall: Malviya Nagar
- Opening hours of DLF Place Mall: 11 am to 11 pm
Best Malls in Delhi (West)
7. Pacific Mall, Tagore Garden, West Delhi
Its convenient location and excellent connectivity, both by public and private transport, make Pacific Mall, Delhi a popular shopping destination in the city. The mall has more than 130 outlets of Indian and international labels. Some of the prominent brands housed in the mall are – Tommy Hilfiger, Promod, ONLY, Mango, UCB, Calvin Klein, Vero Moda, Jack & Jones, and French Connection. Off late, flea markets are also getting set up in the mall premises. The best part is that these markets are getting a good response from shoppers.
There’s an outdoor entertainment zone with games and rides for kids, and a PVR for the movie buffs. If you are a foodie, there many restaurants with Hinglish-Cafe Beach Car and Castle’s Barbecue being the most-loved ones. The mall has ample parking space, and the authority has recently made parking free of cost for visitors. So, expect a heavy rush throughout the week.
- Location of Pacific Mall: Tagore Garden, West Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from Pacific Mall: Tagore Garden
- Opening hours of Pacific Mall: 11 am to 10 pm
8. TDI Mall, Shivaji Place, West Delhi
Located near Rajouri Garden Metro Station, the TDI Mall is one of the oldest and biggest malls in Delhi (North-West). It is a part of the Shivaji Place District Center and is a three-storeyed mall with a two-level basement parking. And although there is ample parking space, you may find it difficult to get parking on weekends as it is mostly crowded during that time. Some of the prominent brands here are Woodland, Wills Lifestyle, and Liverpool. There’s a play area for kids with battery operated cars and toy trains. TDI Mall also has a movie theater ‘Vishal Cinema’, food court and the famous Indian eatery ‘Bikaner.’
- Location of TDI Mall: Shivaji Place, Vikas Enclave, West Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from TDI Mall: Rajouri Garden
- Opening hours of TDI Mall: 10 am to 10 pm
9. City Square Mall, Shivaji Place, West Delhi
A premier shopping mall, the City Square, is one of the most prominent malls in West Delhi. From apparel stores to food outlets, you will find some of the best options in the mall. The large Brand Factory outlet is the key attraction for shoppers. The other popular brands that have their outlets in City Square Mall are Celio, Bike, W, and Woodland. The food court on the top floor has KFC, Dominos, Burger King and several other popular food joints. There are many rides and games, such as trampoline, battery-operated cars, and air hockey, available in a separate area outside the mall where your little ones can enjoy.
- Location of City Square Mall: Najafgarh Road, Shivaji Place, West Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from City Square Mall: Rajouri Garden
- Opening hours of City Square Mall: 11 am to 11 pm
Best Malls in Delhi (North)
10. Metro Walk Mall, Rohini, North Delhi
Spread across a whopping 220,000 sq. ft. the Metro Walk is a shopping mall and amusement park rolled into one. Some of the major retail outlets that you will find in the stores are – Pantaloons, Nike, Adidas, Reebok, Levis, Spykar, and Reid & Taylor. The top floor of this mall of Delhi is dedicated to eating joints such as Pizza Hut, KFC, Baskin Robbins, Cafe Coffee Day, Ruby Tuesday, Costa Coffee, Nirula’s, Pind Balluchi and Punjabi By Nature.
The mall overlooks a beautiful artificial lake that separates this mall of Delhi from the amusement park (known as Adventure Island). The amusement park offers several interesting rides both for kids and adults. Some of the popular rides at Adventure Island are Sky Riders, Splash Dunk, Space Jump, Z Force, Airbus, Lighting Bold, and Bumper Islands. All-in-all, if you are looking for a place to have fun with friends and family, you must pay a visit the Adventure Island.
- Location of Metro Walk Mall: Sector 10, Rohini, North Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from Metro Walk Mall: Rithala Metro Station
- Opening hours of Metro Walk Mall: 11 am to 10 pm
11. DLF City Center Mall, Shalimar Bagh, North Delhi
Located near Rohini West Metro Station, the DLF City Center is a premier shopping mall in Delhi. Besides being a hub of prominent shopping outlets like Van Heusen, Levis, Lifestyle, Arrow, and Puma, the mall is home to various eateries as well. However, the best thing about this place is its coffee shops. And if you happen to visit this mall of Delhi, do check out the Mogli Cafe that’s perfect for a quick bite and a cup of coffee. The DLF City Center is a great place to have a great time with friends and family. But just in case you are planning to go on a weekend, go a little early as the parking gets quickly occupied.
- Location of DLF City Center Mall: Shaheed Udham Singh Marg, Shalimar Bagh, North Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from DLF City Center Mall: Netaji Subhash Place
- Opening hours of DLF City Center Mall: 10 am to 10 pm
Best Malls in Delhi (East)
12. V3S Mall, Laxmi Nagar, East Delhi
V3S Mall is located in the heart of East Delhi. From branded stores to good eateries to multiplex, there’s everything under one hood. Spread over three floors, the mall is adjacent to Nirman Vihar metro station. It is the convenient location of the mall that keeps it crowded all days of the week. The mall also has an entertainment area for kids, where they will enjoy spending time.
- Location of V3S Mall: Vikas Marg, Laxmi Nagar, East Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from V3S Mall: Nirman Vihar
- Opening hours of V3S Mall: 11 am to 10 pm
13. Cross River Mall, Vishwas Nagar, West Delhi
The longest mall in Delhi, the Cross River Mall is located in the Trans Yamuna area, across the river Yamuna. Though the mall doesn’t have international brands, it is still a popular entertainment and shopping destination for locals. There is a Cinepolis in the mall and some good eating options as well.
- Location of Cross River Mall: Maharaja Surajmal Marg, Vishwas Nagar, West Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from Cross River Mall: Karkarduma Metro Station
- Opening hours of Cross River Mall: 9 am to 11 pm
Shopping Malls in New Delhi
14. The Chanakya Mall, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
The iconic Chanakya Cinema is back in a new Avatar. The moment you step into the mall you will feel the elite vibe in the air. It’s a four-storeyed luxury shopping hub that houses several upscale brands and a multiplex. And it’s not just international brands, it is also home to various Indian luxury outlets. The mall has the city’s first-ever Rolex Boutique with more than 500 classy watches. Noir, a luxury salon chain has opened their outlet which has the most experienced stylists. Their food hall has amazing multi-cuisine food space that offers a memorable dining experience. And this is just a glimpse of what all the Chanakya Mall has to offer. We recommend that you visit the mall and check out for yourself!
- Location of The Chanakya Mall: Tikendrajit Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
- Closest Metro Station from The Chanakya Mall: Bhikaji Cama Place
- Opening hours of The Chanakya Mall:
11 am to 9 pm (Mon-Fri)
11 am to 11.30 am (Sat-Sun)
If you call yourself a Delhite (and a shopaholic) but have never been to these shopping malls, you must add them to your bucket list of places to visit in Delhi. And for those of you who aren’t from Delhi, we know the list is too long and you may be confused about which mall to visit. Well, in that case, we suggest that when you book a hotel in Delhi, plan your itinerary in such a way that you at least get to visit all the malls around your hotel.