Delhi has always been a shopper’s’ paradise. The city’s vibrant street shopping markets, state emporiums, and high-end designer boutiques have lured people from all parts of the country. But, during the last few decades, the shopping scene in the city has witnessed a shift from these traditional shopping destinations to the glitzy shopping malls that offer far more than just retail therapy. From designer clothing to electronics to food to entertainment, these shopping malls 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 most popular shopping malls in Delhi.

Shopping Malls in South Delhi

1. Select City Walk

Shopping Malls in South Delhi | Select City Walk

Select City Walk

Fan of all things plush? Well, then you must visit the Select City Walk, a vibrant, upscale 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: Saket District center

Closest Metro Station: Malviya Nagar

Timings: 10 am to 11 pm

2. DLF Promenade

Shopping Malls in South Delhi | DLF Promenade

DLF Promenade

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 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, 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: Vasant Kunj

Closest Metro Station: Vasant Vihar

Timings: 11 am to 11 pm

3. DLF Emporio

Shopping Malls in South Delhi | DLF Emporio

DLF Emporio

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, the 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: Vasant Kunj

Closest Metro Station: Vasant Vihar

Timings: 11 am to 9 pm

4. Ansal Plaza

Shopping Malls in South Delhi | Ansal Plaza

Ansal Plaza

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 the city, 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: Andrews Ganj, Khel Gaon Marg

Closest Metro Station: South Extension

Opening hours: 11 am to 11 pm (Mon-Fri)

                             11 am to 12 am (Sat-Sun)

5. Ambience Mall

Shopping Malls in South Delhi | Ambience Mall

Ambience Mall

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 shopping mall 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: Vasant Kunj, South Delhi

Closest Metro Station: Vasant Vihar

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm

6. DLF Place Mall

Shopping Malls in South Delhi | DLF Place Mall

DLF Place Mall

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 it’s a haven for people who love good food, music, and drinks.

 Location: Press Enclave Marg, Saket District Center

Closest Metro Station: Malviya Nagar

Opening hours: 11 am to 11 pm

Shopping Malls in West Delhi

7. Pacific Mall

Shopping Malls in West Delhi | Pacific Mall

Pacific Mall

Its convenient location and excellent connectivity, both by public and private transport, make Pacific Mall 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: Tagore Garden, West Delhi

Closest Metro Station: Tagore Garden

Opening hours: 11 am to 10 pm

8. TDI Mall

Shopping Malls in West Delhi | TDI Mall

TDI Mall

Located near Rajouri Garden Metro Station, the TDI Mall is one of the biggest and oldest malls in North-west Delhi. 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: Shivaji Place, Vikas Enclave

Closest Metro Station: Rajouri Garden

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm

9. City Square Mall

Shopping Malls in West Delhi | City Square Mall

City Square Mall

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: Najafgarh Road, Shivaji Place

Closest Metro Station: Rajouri Garden

Opening hours: 11 am to 11 pm

Shopping Malls in North Delhi

10. Metro Walk Mall

Shopping Malls in North Delhi | Metro Walk Mall

Metro Walk Mall

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 the mall 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 the mall 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: Sector 10, Rohini

Closest Metro Station: Rithala Metro Station

Opening hours: 11 am to 10 pm

11. DLF City Center

Shopping Malls in North Delhi | DLF City Center

DLF City Center

Located near Rohini West Metro Station, the DLF City Center is a premier shopping destination 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, 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: Shaheed Udham Singh Marg, Shalimar Bagh

Closest Metro Station: Netaji Subhash Place

Opening hours: 10 am to 10 pm

Shopping Malls in East Delhi

12. V3S Mall

Shopping Malls in East Delhi | V3S Mall

V3S Mall

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: Vikas Marg, Laxmi Nagar

Closest Metro Station: Nirman Vihar

Opening hours: 11 am to 10 pm

13. Cross River Mall

Shopping Malls in East Delhi | Cross River Mall

Cross River Mall

The longest mall in the capital city, 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: Maharaja Surajmal Marg, Vishwas Nagar

Closest Metro Station: Karkarduma Metro Station

Opening hours: 9 am to 11 pm

Shopping Malls in New Delhi

14. The Chanakya

Shopping Malls in New Delhi | The Chanakya

The Chanakya

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: Tikendrajit Marg, Chanakyapuri

Closest Metro Station: Bhikaji Cama Place

Opening hours: 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.