The fragrant biryani and the magnificent Charminar are arguably the most iconic symbols of Hyderabad. But, can you relate to the fervent cries of ecstasy one gets when he/she sees high-end retail items set carefully and elegantly around a mannequin at a shopping mall? If your heart just resounded “Yes”, then before you explore the ‘City of Nizams’, you have got to splurge at some of the best shopping malls in Hyderabad.

We have compiled a list of malls in Hyderabad that you just cannot miss, because, let’s admit it, a trip to the shopping mall not only gives you some cool new items for your wardrobe and gadget collection, but the array of restaurants add to the entire experience. Doesn’t it?

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Best Shopping Malls in Hyderabad

  • City Centre Shopping Mall
  • Inorbit Mall
  • Forum Sujana Mall
  • Hyderabad Central Mall
  • Babukhan Mall
  • FMG Mall
  • Big Bazaar Supercenter Mall
  • Shoppers Stop
  • MPM Mall
  • Sanali Mall
  • GVK One Mall
  • Next Galleria Mall
  • Manjeera Trinity Mall

For detailed information on each mall, read further.

1. City Centre Mall

City Centre Mall

City Centre Mall

Considered one of the best shopping malls in Hyderabad, City Centre Shopping Mall has also been ranked as one of the top 50 malls in India in India by the Retailer Magazine in the year 2012.

One of the first such arcaded in the city, this is a haven for all kinds of shopaholics and foodies. Apart from retail outlets of popular brands like Arrow, Adidas, Biba and Mufti gracing the floors, it is also visited for the numerous entertainment options it offers. For fulfilling the latter demand, there is the popular gaming arena, SMAAASH, on the fourth floor. However, if you find it too noisy, head to SVM Bowling and Gaming arena on the same floor.

After a day of splurging on clothes, accessories and other items, you may stop at Aromas of China or the several other outlets for your fill of great food.

Location: Banjara Hills

Timings: 11 AM – 9:30 PM; all days

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2. Inorbit Mall

Inorbit Mall

Inorbit Mall

Inorbit Mall is owned by one of the most prominent chains of shopping malls, present in almost all the major metropolitan cities. Unlike the Inorbit Mall of Mumbai, this one is smaller in size, but has an interesting collection of some of the best brands you can shop at. To name a few, you can find H&M, Vero Moda, Calvin Klein, Hush Puppies, Nike, and Marks & Spencer. Of course, if you feel like indulging in budget shopping and making the most of the season’s offers and deals, the mall also has Max, Lifestyle and Pantaloons.

For people who like to splurge on good food, Fusion 9, Mad About China, Beer House, Dialogue in the Dark, Cream Stone, Indian Tadka and our very own Starbucks are the ones to visit. In addition to all this, the mall also has SMAAASH and a PVR.

 Location: Madhapur

Timings: 11 AM – 9:30 PM (retail); 11 AM – 11 PM (dining)

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3. Forum Sujana Mall

 Forum Sujana Mall

Forum Sujana Mall

Shopping malls, these days, have also become a spot for hanging out and catching up with your friends. And, if you are looking for a mall in Hyderabad, where you can spend some leisurely time with your friends, then there is no better place than Forum Sujana Mall.

One of the most popular and largest shopping malls in Hyderabad, it has all the major domestic and international brands like Forever 21, Marks & Spencer, Hamley’s, Zara, Adidas, Allen Solly and aLL.

For the food-aholics, there are the usual options like Domino’s, Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks. There are cinema halls for movie lovers and gaming area for people, who want to vent out by playing their favourite game.

Location: Kukatpally

Timings: 10 AM – 10 PM, all days

4. Hyderabad Central Mall

Hyderabad Central Mall

Hyderabad Central Mall

While this shopping mall in Hyderabad might not be as eye-catching or even large as the other malls we just talked about, it certainly has a lot of stores where you can shop to your heart’s content.

Moreover, after the recent renovation and division of the mall into two blocks, it certainly has become one of the best shopping places in Hyderabad as it now makes it easier for shoppers to locate their favourite store. While A Block houses the PVR Cinemas and a chain of various retail outlets for women and men wear, B Block has Hometown and the Food Court. The second block is also popular for kids as it has many stores and options for their entertainment.

On the food front, if you don’t want to experiment and return to the tried and tested flavours of pizzas and burgers, Block A has CCD, Subway, Pizza Hut, KFC and popular other outlets.

Location: Punjagutta

Timings: 11 AM – 9:30 PM, all days

5. Babukhan Mall

Babukhan Mall

Babukhan Mall

Completed in the year 2005, this mall has gained plenty of traction from the locals as well as the people who come to visit the city. Spread on around 80000 sq feet of land, Babukhan Mall has an interesting array of both national and international brands.

You can easily spend a day looking at or purchasing the latest accessories and clothes, catalogued at global stores. And, needless to say, it also offers an extensive selection of bars, take-away outlets, dine-in restaurants and hip cafes to satiate all your dining cravings.

Location: Somajiguda

Timings: 10 AM – 11:00 PM, all days

6. FMG Mall

FMG Mall

FMG Mall

Located in one of the most prime areas of Hyderabad, FMG Malls is not like your usual shopping malls. The simple reason behind this is that it is not crowded at all, even on holidays.

For people, who don’t want to buy anything and just take a stroll and indulge in some window shopping before they close the night with a delectable dinner, this mall is just the place for it. Of course, it does have an impressive array of stores, both international and national. The prices of most of the products sold here are reasonably affordable, and sales and discounts run throughout the year, so you don’t have to worry about going broke.

Location: Abids

Timings: 10 AM – 10 PM, all days

7. Big Bazaar Supercentre Mall

Big Bazaar Supercentre Mall

Big Bazaar Supercentre Mall

If Big Bazaar is your go-to place for shopping, then Hyderabad has the most coveted place for you. As the name suggests, Big Bazaar Supercentre is a shopping mall that is wholly dedicated to Big Bazaar, and as we all know, Big Bazaar has everything from electronics to grocery items to a collection of trendy clothes that is renewed as per the season. What else do you need?! Did you just say “A good food outlet”? Well, this mall has that too.

So, whether you are planning to stock up on those monthly grocery items or simply need to update your wardrobe with the fashion trends of the season, head over to this super-affordable mall in the heart of the city.

Location: Ameerpet

Timings: 10:30 AM – 10:30 PM, all days

8. Shoppers Stop

Shoppers Stop

Shoppers Stop

Every fashionista in India knows about Shoppers Stop. A one-stop destination for all the retail therapy you need, this one has stores of every possible brand you can imagine. From designer bags of Lavie to jeans from Levi’s, Shoppers Stop never disappoints when it comes to its collection of trendy and in-season clothing. So, if you love this particular retail chain more than any other, you are in for a treat.

Hyderabad has an entire mall, albeit a small one, dedicated to the fans of

Shoppers Stop. Drop by to splurge on some of the best clothes, accessories, shoes and make-up products while you are in town.

Location: Begumpet

Timings: 11 AM – 9:30 PM; all days

9. MPM Timesquare Mall

MPM Timesquare Mall

MPM Timesquare Mall

MPM Timesquare Mall is at par with all the big malls you will find in the major metro cities. From major branded outlets to local stores run by independent families, this mall is a paradise for every kind of shopaholic.

You can spend on the most expensive piece of jewellery here or simply buy everyday wear from multi-purpose stores. While there are plenty of entertainment options and food outlets here, the mall also has three floors entirely dedicated to offices and corporate spaces. With a gorgeous skyline forming the backdrop of your evening, you are bound to create some memorable moments here.

Just a word of caution would be to avoid the mall on the weekends and national holidays because it is too crowded.

Location: Abids

Timings: 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM, all days

10. Sanali Mall

Sanali Mall

Sanali Mall

If readymade garments and jewellery shopping is your thing, Sanali Mall should be on your itinerary when you step out to shop in the city. Yes, street shopping in Hyderabad, obviously, is another experience altogether, but for long-lasting and quality material, there is no place better than Sanali Malls, some would say.

While major brands might not be the showstopper here, shops owned by locals is what click, as you can have your own personal choice of retail outlet where you can keep coming back for more. After a hectic day of shopping, you can have some crunchy fries and burgers at your very own McDonald’s.

Location: Abids

Timings: 11 AM – 9 PM; Sunday closed

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11. GVK One Mall

GVK One Mall

GVK One Mall

Without a doubt, GVK One is the most coveted shopping malls in Hyderabad. You will not find affordable stores here because this one caters to all the high-end retail shops and the people who love to buy products solely from such stores.

Spread on an area of 350000 sq feet, it is one of the most prime shopping destinations in the city. With over 70 international brands under one roof, we agree with its title. From stores of Mac and Esprit to Louise Philip and Manyavar, you can spend the entire day foraging for the latest collection of quality material while you are here.

Apart from a memorable shopping experience, one can easily spend some time gorging on delectable dishes at the fine-dining restaurants or order their take-aways. The Inox Multiplex in the mall and a huge aquarium on the ground floor makes it a fun spot for everyone including kids.

Locations: Banjara Hills

Timings: 11 AM – 9:30 PM (weekdays); 11 AM – 10 PM (weekends)

12. Next Galleria Mall

 Next Galleria Mall

Next Galleria Mall

Spread on a sprawling 2 acres of land, this mall was built with the aim of providing the next ‘Premium Destination Family Mall’ to the citizens of Hyderabad.

With over 66 leading national and international brands having their stores at the mall, you will be spoilt for choice when choosing the next trendy outfit or simply scouting a place for your next get-together.

The mall is still in its expansion phase, as you will be able to gauge when you visit it. While it already has Max, Reliance Trends, Pantaloons and the coveted PVR Cinemas to take care of your shopping and entertainment needs, the food court is still being built and will definitely have a great line-up for restaurants serving every kind of cuisine. The mall has a Taco Bell and other outlets for you to satiate your hunger. For kids, it has a sprawling gaming area which comes with a theatre. Apart from this, the main attraction of the mall is its unique structure which is like the front of a cruise ship.

P.S: For now, the mall even has free parking so make the most of it while it lasts. 

Location: Punjagutta

Timings: 10 AM – 10 PM, all days

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13. Manjeera Trinity Mall

Manjeera Trinity Mall

Manjeera Trinity Mall

Set to provide a world-class shopping experience to the people of Hyderabad, the mall has an array of both budget and high-end retail shops. From Lifestyle, Shoppers Stop to Adidas and Reebok, the mall has it all. It even has India’s Walmart – the Hyper City Store.

Spread across 450000 sq feet, the mall has 6 floors complete with food courts and Cinepolis theatre for all the movie buffs. It has a Decathlon store as well for those who like to stay active by indulging in sports. Apart from all the impressive features of this amazing mall, there is also the well-planned and structured parking lot spread on four floors!

Location: Kukatpally

Timings: 10 AM – 10 PM, all days

Now, you have a host of shopping malls in Hyderabad to choose from for your next outing in the city. While Golconda Fort and the Charminar are a must visit places in Hyderabad, if you want to splurge on some clothes, accessories or simply dine at a beautiful restaurant, check out this list whenever you want to. Also, we will keep updating this list to keep in tandem with the upcoming malls in Hyderabad so that you never miss out on all the fun places to explore in the ‘City of Nizams’.