At first when you think about Bangalore, images of tree-lined boulevards, beautiful gardens and tranquil lakes spring to your mind. This bustling city is also referred to as the Silicon Valley of India. It is popular for its natural beauty and top IT companies. In addition, ‘Namma Bengaluru’ (meaning Our Bangalore in Kannada) is also loved for its fantastic shopping malls with high-end facilities. They have certainly got it all covered from hot brands to exquisite food outlets for you.
Wondering where you can have a great time this weekend away from the sweltering summer heat?
Shopkhoj brings you the list of best malls in Bangalore. Head over to these top malls in the city to enjoy the atmosphere and have some fun too.
1. Phoenix MarketCity
Spread across 1.4 million square feet, this “large lifestyle engagement destination” is one of the largest malls in Bangalore. Furthermore, the mall has been delighting families with the best mix of food, entertainment and nightlife for 8 years now.
As far as locals are concerned, the USP of the mall is certainly its front courtyard. It is hence popular for hosting dazzling musical performances as well as live concerts.
Popular Brands: Accessorize, Aldo, Adidas, All, Forest Essentials
International Brands: Forever New, Gap, Gant, Guess, Kazo, Zara, Mango
Food & Drinks: KFC, Noodle Bar, Taco Bell, Bar Bar, Copper Chimney, Karachi Bakery, Keventers, Punjab Bistro, Rajdhani, Belgyum, Barley & Grapes, Shizusan
Location: Whitefield Main Road, Mahadevpura, Bangalore 560048
2. Orion Mall
Looking for a place to window shop and hangout too with your favorite people? Step into the Orion mall! This popular mall in Bangalore attracts visitors with its well-designed edifice. H.O.K, the New York-based architecture firm, designed this mall.
Above all, Orion leaves shopaholics impressed with a host of global and Indian brands. These brands surely make great for fashion and everyday needs.
For a relaxing environment, you may head to Footworks. One can also watch the latest movie at PVR here. The mall is likewise famous for Blu-O, the biggest cosmic bowling alley in the city with 27 lanes.
Popular Brands: Allen Solly, AND, Arrow, FabIndia, Global Desi, Levi’s, Louis Philippe, Manyavar
Indian Designer Wear: Ritu Kumar and Satya Paul
International Brands: Zara, Forever 21, GAP, Nautica
Food & Drinks: Chili’s, Indian Kitchen, Punjab Grill, Rajdhani, The Beer Cafe, Toscano, Starbucks, Cafe Coffee Day, McDonalds
Location: Brigade Gateway, 26/1 Dr. Rajkumar Road, Malleshwaram West, Bangalore 560055
3. Mantri Square Mall
Spread across 1.3 million square feet, Mantri Square enjoys a prime location in the heart of Bangalore. It stands tall at Sampige Road in Malleshwaram. Furthermore, Mantri Square tops the list of malls in Bangalore for impressive dining hangouts.
You are sure to find here what you are searching for. Most noteworthy is the fact that this mall is home to over 10,000 national and international brands.
Apart from 250+ retail outlets, other highlights of the mall include the SPAR hypermarket, the Inox multiplex (where 1400+ people can watch films simultaneously) as well as the Amoeba bowling alley and gaming centre.
Did we mention the mall is the first and only retail centre in India to boast of its own metro station?
Popular Brands: Biba, FabIndia, Global Desi, Prapti, Satya Paul, Vastrra, Meena Bazar, AND, H&M, Forever New, Zink London, Forever New, Fusion Beats
Food & Drinks: Village, Sizzling China, Rajdhani, Starbucks, Barbecue, Shivsagar, Biryani Culture, Beijing Bites
Location: No. 1, Sampige Road, Malleshwaram, Bangalore 560003
4. Inorbit Mall
The Inorbit mall is a happening destination for all those shoppers out there. The best of the national as well as international brands are available here. So they make your shopping experience truly memorable. You also get to explore a breathtaking collection of handcrafted products from Craft World at this mall. In addition, exquisite handwoven fabric from Cannanore is available here.
Moreover, the mall boasts some of the finest restaurants to serve foodies with some lip-smacking dishes.
Popular Brands: AND, Ethnicity, Baggit, Levi’s, Global Desi, Celio, Gini & Jony
Food & Drinks: Indian Tadka, Flavors of China, Only Parathas, NH8, Munchtantra, Mad Over Donuts
Location: No. 75, EPIP Area, Whitefield, Bangalore 560066
5. Garuda Mall
One of the biggest malls in Bangalore, the multi-level Garuda mall has shops, food courts and the entertainment zone. It is spread across 75,000 sq meter area. The mall is also quite popular for its theme-curated events for over a decade now.
Furthermore, the 5-screen Multiplex Inox can accommodate 1000+ people at a time. If you are through with satisfying your taste buds, you may certainly try your hand at Amoeba Bowling. Garuda also lets you explore a horror trip at Scary House. Eeek!
Food & Drinks: Jimi’s Beer Café, Kobe Sizzlers, Vinny’s Pizza, Street Mama, Gelato Italiano
Location: 15, Magrath Road, Craig Park Layout, Ashok Nagar, Bangalore 560025
6. Royal Meenakshi Mall
A holistic shopping experience awaits you at the Royal Meenakshi Mall! It is considered among the best malls in South Bangalore. From branded apparels to hyper-markets and accessory shops to well-known restaurants, you will find everything under the same roof.
The show-stealer, however, is the Adventure Land 6D dark house.
Are you a movie buff? You may probably like to watch a film here for just Rs. 150 every Wednesday. Uh, interesting!
Popular Brands: Wrangler, Mogra Pret, Max, Gap, H&M, Zara, Walgreens
Food & Drinks: TGIF, Italia Pizza, AppleBee’s
Location: Orion Mall, 26/1, Dr. Rajkumar Rd, Rajaji Nagar, Bengaluru 560055
7. UB City Mall
At UB City, it’s quite easy to fill your shopping bags with all things classy. Launched in January 2008, the mall is home to some of the world’ finest luxury brands, including Burberry and Canali. Consequently, the mall is popular as India’s first Luxury Mall.
Be it exquisitely crafted jewelry or accessories from top notch brands, UB City is certainly your one-stop destination for a satiating shopping experience. The mall also features individual blocks. These include Kingfisher, Comet, Canberra, Concord, Kingfisher Plaza as well as the UB Tower.
Further, foodies can look forward to a plethora of options at UB City. From delectable Rajasthani vegetarian food the mouth-watering Mexican delicacies at Sanchez, you won’t be able to resist the very palatable world here.
Above all, it boasts a comprehensive global-cuisine list. It is inclusive of Indian, Continental, European, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean as well as Pan Asian.
Most probably, you don’t have to worry about parking when you arrive here. The mall can assuredly accommodate 1500+ cars due to its Triple Level puzzle parking.
Popular Brands: Louis Vuitton, Burberry, Rolex, Paul Smith, L’Occitane, Canali, Avirate, Ethos, Centarom, Diani, Jimmy Choo, Hamleys
Food & Drinks: Cafe Mangii, Caperberry, Sancho’s, Rasovara, Sanchez, Shiro, Fava, Skyee,Farzi Café,Toscano, Cape Berry, Café Mangli, Café Noir, Subway, BBQd
Location: 24, Vittal Mallya Road, Bengaluru 560001