One of the most celebrated cities of India, Lucknow is home to extraordinary heritage, culture and cuisine. Known for its celebrated past, its architecture and wonderful exports – kebabs and chikankari, the City of Nawabs also has an engaging shopping scene. But there are more than just traditional markets in the city because of late, shopping malls in Lucknow are attracting a large number of shoppers too. Big brands and several entertainment and dining options, all under one roof, is the pull, and the fact that they can literally manufacture weather also helps!

Here are 5 of the best shopping malls in Lucknow you must visit on your next trip:

Shopping Malls in Lucknow:

1. Saharaganj Mall, Lucknow

Saharaganj Mall, Lucknow

Saharaganj Mall | #1 of 5 Best Shopping Malls in Lucknow

The first shopping mall in Lucknow, Saharaganj is situated near the iconic Hazratganj – one of the hippest traditional marketplaces in the city. But it gives Hazratganj a serious run for its money.

Consider this: at Saharaganj Mall, you get the snazziest brands like Pantaloons, W, Guess, Lee Cooper and Reebok to shop, hypermarkets like Big Bazaar for all your household groceries and an awesome food court that will satisfy the foodie in you. And you don’t have to go too far for any of these!

The cherry on the top is the PVR theatre that offers top releases of the week. If you are looking to spend some quality time with friends and family, Saharaganj would be THE shopping mall in Lucknow to visit.

  • Where: Hazratganj, Lucknow
  • When:00 am – 10.00 pm

2. Phoenix United Mall, Lucknow

Phoenix United Mall, Lucknow

Phoenix United Mall | #2 of 5 Best Shopping Malls in Lucknow

With a huge hotel towering above it, Phoenix United Mall near the city’s airport is one of the most popular shopping malls in Lucknow. Hosting a mix of domestic and international brands like Calvin Klein, Colorbar, Marks & Spencer and Indian Terrain, Phoenix United is perfect for brand name shoppers.

Entertainment options like PVR Cinemas and 72 Mad Street, the mall’s activity centre and food court let you chose from a variety of cuisines and have hours of fun bowling and playing arcade games. Restaurants like the Noodle Bar and Bombay Blues offer scrumptious menus while the failsafe Café Coffee Day ensures you are restored with hot coffee or chai and refreshments to continue your shopping spree.

  • Where: Alambagh, Lucknow
  • When:00 am – 10.00 pm

3. Fun Republic, Lucknow

Fun Republic, Lucknow

Fun Republic | #3 of 5 Best Shopping Malls in Lucknow

Located in one of the newer neighbourhoods of the city, Fun Republic is one of the hottest shopping malls in Lucknow. Here you will find everything to keep you and your family entertained: a movie theatre, food court, gaming arcade to keep the little ones occupied and fine dining options like Aura Lounge & Bar.

You could shop from brands such as Pantaloons, Pepe Jeans, Meena Bazaar and United Colors of Benetton. Done with your shopping? Grab a relaxing cuppa coffee at Café Coffee Day or a cool ice cream from Baskin Robbins. In all, Fun Republic ensures you get a day filled with fun without having to go out in the summer heat.

  • Where: Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
  • When: 00 am – 10.00 pm

4. Riverside Mall, Lucknow

Riverside Mall, Lucknow

Riverside Mall | #4 of 5 Best Shopping Malls in Lucknow

Situated next to the Taj Residency, Riverside is a plush, well-appointed space which sees a surge of crowds on all days of the week. An easily accessible shopping mall in Lucknow, Riverside Mall hosts several apparel and accessories brands to choose from.

Visitors can also spend an evening out with friends at its many bars and clubs like Molecule or Zero Degree. For families, there is a 4-screen INOX multiplex, a Big Bazaar outlet for some home and grocery shopping and a Barista to quench your thirst. Also great for families (especially ones with kids) are restaurants such as Barbecue Nation, Royal Grill and Mainland China.

  • Where: Gomti Nagar, Lucknow
  • When:00 am – 10.00 pm

5. East End Mall (Wave), Lucknow

East End Mall (Wave), Lucknow

East End Mall (Wave) | #5 of 5 Best Shopping Malls in Lucknow

The East End Mall in Lucknow, better known as Wave Mall (for its 4-screen multiplex cinema managed by Wave Cinemas), is a great destination for couples, youngsters and families. You could shop at some of the leading Indian brands here like Westside, Peter England, Woodland and Globus.

A Mc Donalds keeps you and the kids happy with some casual dining while you are shopping and if you’re looking for some lavish eats, Pind Baluchi and The Centurion offer great ambience and incredible menus. Junk House Café and Pizza Hut keep it fun and simple while kids get an extra dose of happiness at Play Maxx – the gaming zone.

This is the shopping mall in Lucknow to go to if you are looking to spend some quality time with the family or just hang out with friends.

  • Where: Vibhuti Khand, Lucknow
  • When:00 am – 11.00 pm

Some other noteworthy shopping malls in Lucknow include One Awadh Center, Singapore Mall and Vishal Shopping Mall.

Finally, we want to introduce you to a little-known gem – the Habibullah Estate – for shopping in Lucknow. Not strictly a shopping mall, the Habibullah Estate, once owned by the namesake family, is home to some fabulous big labels like Ritu Kumar, Anokhi and Satya Paul. The Cherry Tree bakery takes up the mantle of F&B while the Geetanjali Salon takes care of your hair and skin. This dignified, colonial-style, single-storied bungalow is nestled in the by-lanes snaking out from the main Hazratganj Road and will take a bit of old-fashioned asking around to find. Once you’re there though, you will have a gala time browsing around the shops and having a cake and coffee at the bakery. Do try this one for a unique experience.

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