Mehar Chand Market, Lodi Colony (unimaginatively called 5th Avenue on the street signage) is home to some of the coolest shops and the hottest eateries in the capital. It’s another South Delhi market where you should shop, eat and be seen.
This long strip of a street running east to west from Aurobindo Marg towards Haus Khas Village Road, has a good selection of shops and a few extra special places that are worthy worth mention.
An Urban Village in the heart Delhi, Shahpur Jat is located near to the walls of the ancient city of Siri Fort. Home to fashion boutiques, upcoming eateries and other trendy shops, it’s a cool quarter for Delhi’s upwardly mobile.
With the cooler weather and better air now the best time to get in the groove and get active. These sports, fitness and adventure shops will kit you out for fitness in Delhi an trips further afield.
During the winter months Daulat ki Chaat walas appear in the Old city much to its residents’ delight. But the days of the Daulat ki Chaat wala are numbered, get to the old city quick smart to try this dessert while you still have the chance.
The mela of all melas is coming to Surajkund for a fortnight in early February. With around 1,000 stalls, daily cultural performances and cuisines from across the sub-continent, the specially designed mela ground is ready to welcome shoppers for the 31st edition of this extraordinary fair.
There are so many markets in the city it’s difficult to know where to start. Namaste New Delhi’s Market Guides give you a run down of what’s what at Delhi’s neighbourhood markets and shopping malls.
Into art and design? Then you’ll want to know about these 3 art and design events taking place in the capital.
Located south of Lodi Road on Second Avenue, Khanna Market is one long strip of a street where the shops and stores stock almost everything you need (and a little bit more).
Here’s some great cheese shops in Delhi and some terrble cheese jokes worthy of any Christmas cracker. Are you ready? What kind of cheese do you use to disguise a small horse?
Wondering what gifts to get friends or loved ones? Or fancy treating yourself? Fret not, this handy little guide will give you the answers.
With Christmas around the corner it’s time to shop for decorations, get some gifts in and feast on festive foodstuffs from around the world. So get in the Christmas spirit and get yourself down to these events over the next few weeks.
There are three shops that top the expat shopping list time and again. If you don’t know about them yet, here’s an introduction.
India’s 29 states and seven union territories are about to descent on Pragati Maiden. If you like shopping you’re going to be spoilt for choice
Wondering what to buy a loved one or fancy treating yourself to a little gift? Go on. You deserve it. Here’s five stores in and around Connaught Place that every serious shopper should visit.
Inaugrated by Shri V V Giri, the Vice President of India in 1969, Yaswant Place is a complex that is starting to show its age. Brutalism has its fans, but maintenance is important when it comes to making a shopping complex made out concrete remain appealing.
You could go to shopping centres or fancy places like Khan Market to buy your diyas, but why not get what you want directly from Delhi’s potter communities and street sellers? Here’s where to go.
Mela means market and with the biggest event in the Hindu calendar coming up there’s the chance to shop, shop, shop. Here’s the lowdown on Delhi’s top three melas, where they are and when they’re open.
Lodi Colony Main Market is home to three tasty restaurants, a tea house of some repute and a sports shop that sells everything you need to get fit and healthy.
Jor Bagh Market is not massive, but what’s there is beautifully formed. It’s home to a couple of convenience stores and there’s also a butcher, a great little bookshop, a flower seller, a chemist and a few of banks. And then there’s Mochi, a magician who will repair your bags, shoes, handbags and a host of other stuff for a small fee
The aromatic and alluring smell of freshly ground coffee wafting down the street is not a smell associated with most Delhi marketplaces, but if you head to far end of Khanna market it is. Here you’ll find an amazing coffee roaster hidden away among the tent houses and motorbike repair shops.
Here’s a run down of Delhi’s finest books shops and where to find them.
Def Col, as it’s affectionately known by its fans, was built in the 1960s to house ex defence workers. Today it’s home to affluent Indians and a growing expatriate community. It’s central market offers high end general stores, and plenty of restaurants, cafes and bars. At the evenings and weekends its car park is jam…
Basant Lok (also known as Vasant Lok), is a wonderful place. Bless the four storey Osaba Emporium. It’s a stairway to heaven for household appliances and reputedly stocks 3,000 separate lines; including some decent tuppaware that I spent hours searching for when I first arrived. There’s also some of the New Capital Region’s (NCR) best…
This is the closest market for the diplomatic crowd living in Chanakyapuri.It’s not a market that will bowl you over, but it offers bit and pieces that make life a little bit easier.
A friend said it would be good idea for me to face my fear and find out why I get so scared at the thought of entering a shopping mall. He’s not a therapist and his intentions made me suspicious right from the start. Getting to know shopping malls in Delhi is important, but it’s…
INA stands for either the Indian National Army Market or India National Airlines Market, depending on who you want to believe. I’ve no idea what the answer is. What I can tell you INA is a great place to get to know. If you need something and are not sure where to get it, then…
The lanes of Khan Market is the place where the wealthy from across the NCR, an expatriate crowd from the diplomatic enclave and tourists from around the world tend to congregate. Consistently ranked as one of the costliest retail spaces in India, this U shaped market has stores selling everything from imported western food stuffs…
Sarojini Nagar, known as SN to its fans, is where to head if your after clothes, fabrics, handbags and jewellery. The heart of the market is on the street, but there are shops, showrooms and emporiums all around. It’s busy. It’s bustling. But that’s because there are bargains to be had. You’ll find western high…