Cathedral Road Shopping | Shops in Cathedral Road Market, Chennai

Cathedral Road


About Cathedral Road

Firstly, Cathedral Road  is an extension of Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai. Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai...Read More

Best Shops In Cathedral Road

Tanishq

Tanishq is a jewellery shop with a Tata brand name . They are recognized as one of the trusted jewellery houses . Traditionally, Jewellery in India has largely been a family oriented business and most of the businesses are privately held. Tanishq is one of the few jewellery houses that is operated by a large & prominent house in India . The Tanishq jewellery store deals in diamond & gold jewelley . The Chennai branch is located in the busy Cathedral Road . Jaipur Gems, Bapalal & Co Jewelers , Prince Jewelery House and Khazana are some of the popular jewellery shops that are in close proximity to the Tanishq shop. . The Vummudi Bangaru shop is towards Nungambakam High Road. As jewellery is not a common item that is purchased everyday , it is advisable to visit a few jewelery shops to compare the deisgns , the prices and the suitability of the jewellery pieces before any purchase is done. The Tanishq showroom in Chennai is a small one. There is however a good collection of diamond bangles, earrings, rings & necklaces. There are several shops in Chennai which stock diamond sets that have traditional designs. However, in Tanishq, you can find diamond necklaces and bracelets in modern designs . There are both short necklaces and long necklaces with pendants that are available. The quality of jewellery is assured as they are jewellery certified as being made of the best quality. Hallmark verification is available as well There is also a section for gold jewellery pieces such as gold bangles, gold necklaces gold bracelets and gold earrings. They stock some delicate gold jewellery pieces as well as heavy gold jewellery necklaces. When shopping in Chennai for gold or diamond jewellery, make sure you take a look at Tanishq . It is one of the best shops for jewellery in Chennai.
  • 044 2811 0368

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Kay Fashions

Kay for party wear Dresses & Saris in Chennai Where does one buy a stylish salwar kameez set when you go shopping in Chennai ? Kay, which has been rebranded , has a swank outlet on Cathedral Road. It is just the shop for fashionable party wear and wedding wear outfits. They have three floors and a basement . There are Moksha and Signora shops closeby selling similar dresses.It is a good idea to see check out all the shops. Anarkali Dresses & Party Wear salwar Kameez They have a good selection of ready to wear salwar kameez and anarkali suits. The dresses are all heavily worked ones with sequins, stones, zardosi and embroidery work. They look very festive and dressy. The Anarkali dresses never went out of fashion. In addition, you can shop for semi stitched salwar kameez fabrics, ready made casual wear kurtis , both long and short ones. The average cost is around Rs 20000/piece. The casual wear dresses would be in the Rs2500/piece on an average. There are plenty of designs and colours to choose from. Lehengas cholis & Saris The wedding wear lehenga cholis are available in a variety of designs. Heavy Lehengas,ideal for the bride have heavy gotta, zardozi or stone work . Each could weigh 20 kgs. There are some lighter ones that are available. The one piece gown is also in fashion. There are several designs to choose from . Sleeveless dresses, dresses with three quarter sleeves and full sleeves in some of the most beautiful colours and gold or silver thread work are available in Kay. The average cost would be Rs 30000/piece. Saris with heavy embroidery and sequins work are also available in georgette, chiffon and crepe. The ground floor has a stock of Tussar and silk sarees. They have a good collection of Ready made blouses in silk and grand Benasri fabrics Kay is a popular shop for Indian party wear dresses in Chennai. children’s Dresses at Kay Kay has several branches in Chennai. Some of the branches stock ethnic clothes for children and men as well. There is separate shop for Kids wear , nearby on Cathedral Road . They have branches in Triplicane, Pursaiwalkam and in the Vijaya Mall
  • +91 44-42136999

Sarees, Salwar Suits, Bridal Wear

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Kalpa Druma Handicraft

Kalpa Druma is a large and spacious store in a prominent Chennai shopping market. It is in Cathedral Road opposite to the Chola Sheraton hotel. Home furnishings, Kalamkari fabrics, cotton kurtis and cotton sarees are popular in this Chennai shop .In addition, they stock small handicraft pieces. Home Furnishings Firstly , if you are looking for furnishings in the center of Chennai, Kalpa Druma is the place to visit. What greets you when you enter the store is a tapestry of colourful bedspreads and wall hangings from Rajasthan and Gujarat. There are quilted patterns in colourful patchwork designs with intricate embroidery and glass work . A single piece will suffice to add much colour to any room. There are cushion covers, ready made curtains and curtain materials as well. Cushion covers are colourful .While some are with Gujarati and Rajasthani prints ,some cushion covers are in pure cotton with printed designs. Applique work cushions and bed spreads are also widely available here. Bed linin includes cozy quilts in soft fabrics. You will also find durries and carpets in the section at the back . The Kalamkari durries are very affordable and prices range from Rs 400 and go up to Rs 4000 per piece. The Kalamkari durries bring in vibrancy and colour to any room they are placed. Kalpa Druma has a great variety of dining mats and table linen in cotton .Tablecloth ,mats and matching napkin sets .They come in pleasing colours. They are good quality fabrics and long lasting too. The prices are very reasonable . Hence, it would be a good idea to purchase cotton table linen in Kalpa Druma. CottonSarees Maheshwari, Tussar, Bengal cotton , and Jaipur block print saris are also available . The average price at Kalpa Druma is Rs 6000 per piece. The sarees are beautifully displayed in hangers, making it easier to see the designs and feel the fabrics. They also stock ready made blouses for the ultra ethnic modern look. They stock stylish ready made blouses in cotton. Ready Made salwars and fabrics Kalpa Druma has a dedicated floor for kurtis, tops and salwar kameez in cottons on the first floor. They are simple cotton ethnic wear dresses. The basement floor has a stock of fabrics in plain cottons, ikaat and batik fabrics. There is also a stock of cotton dupattas in beautiful Ikaat prints. Accessories would include silver chains and small earrings . There is a section for children’s dresses as well. Indian Handicrafts Gift items and handicrafts are also available in a separate section. Tanjore paintings, brass items, papier mache boxes, wall hangings, blue pottery and an assortment of colourful Indian Handicrafts are available in this store. Kalpa Druma is one of the best stores for ethnic garments and furnishings in Chennai. Hence do not wait to shop in Kalpa Druma if you are shopping in Chennai.
  • +91 44-28117652 /28111695

Indian Wear, Gifts and Handicrafts, Carpets

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Neeru’s

The Cathedral Road Shopping Market has become the “go to “ place in Chennai for bridal lehengas and jewellery . Neerus is located near the Stella Maris college in Cathedral Road . It is an ideal location for a clothing shop , as the footfalls are assured from the college going crowd. It is a large shop with a great variety of Indian ready to wear garments. They stock salwar kameez fabrics, which are unstitched fabrics ,and ready to wear salwar kameez pieces as well . They are available in the price range of Rs 1000 to Rs2000/piece. Sarees in tissue and georgette with blingy borders in bright colours are typically party wear saris and one can find a great collection of these sarees in the store. They are in the price range of Rs 2000 to Rs 4000 /piece. They have a limited collection of evening wear gowns & dresses in a variety of colours and designs. With minimal sequin and bead work ,the gowns are tailored in the latest styles. Lehengas in Benarsi fabrics is the other attraction in this store. The gowns & lehengas are a recent addition to the Chennai shopping scene , as more & more young girls embrace trendy & fashionable clothing styles.The prices of gowns and lehengas start at Rs 10000/piece. Casual wear kurtas and kurtis in Shiburi prints and other summer prints are also available . So are cotton sarees at prices less than Rs 1000/piece. If you are interested in purchasing a bridal lehenga in Chennai, you have the choice of checking Moksha & Kay , which are the other two shops right across Neerus ,in the same Cathedral Road Shopping Market .
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Salwar Suits

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About Cathedral Road

Firstly, Cathedral Road  is an extension of Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai. Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai originates from the Gandhi statue on the Marina beach to the Music Academy. The road from the Music Academy to the Gemini Bridge, is called Cathedral Road. The Chola Sheraton Hotel, Stella Maris College and the Drive in Public Park are some of the famous landmarks on the Cathedral Road. For instance, there is no enclosed shopping market in this road. However, there are some wonderful and popular shops in Cathedral Road Market.

Bridal Lehengas Shops in Chennai

 Kay and Moksha are  certainly some of the well known bridal wear shops in Cathedral road. They stock stylish North Indian dresses, such as the Lehanga choli or ghagra choli, salwar suits and heavily worked sarees. In addition, Kay has a shop for young children where beautiful  ethnic dresses for boys & girls can be picked up . In addition, the shops stock stylish sherwani and kurtas for men

Handicrfats & Ethnic wear at Cathedral Road

Kalpa Durma is good for ethnic cotton kurtis, chanderi, cotton, silk & ikaat sarees. In addition, they have a separate section for fabrics, children’s dresses and imitation jewellery.

They  also stock Kalamkari carpets, cushion covers bed covers, dining covers and towels. In addition, there  is a good collection of handicrafts in brass, papier machie and wood. The handicrafts section is housed in a separate building .

Jewellery shops in Chennai

Cathedral Road is also home to some  of the best jewellery shops in Chennai such as Bapalal, Jaipur Gems, Tanishq, Khazana and Prince Jewellers.

Finally, The Woodlands Drive in restaurant, Amaravathi, Copper Chimney, Chinatown and Gangotri the chaat place (North Indian snacks ) are some of the eateries on this road. The Chola Sheraton too has some good restaurants.

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Days Closed :- Sunday

Timing :- 10 am-8.30 pm

Bus/Metro :- Chola Sheraton bus stop/Stella Maris bus stop.

Other Markets

Mylapore

  • It is known for its tree-lined avenues, the seventh-century Kapaleeshwara Temple ,SanThome Basilica and Ramakrishna Math. Mylapore is regarded as the birthplace of the Tamil poet and saint Thiruvalluvar, who is one of the icons of Tamil literature. Mylapore is known for its cultural and religious heritage. The Kapaleeshwara temple has a famous tank and shops line all four sides of the tank. It has everything from spices (Ambika Applam Depot) to stainless steel shops. Sukra is a famous silver shop on the west side of the tank. There are a dozen street vendors in this area who sell bangles, flowers, fruits and other small items and where bargaining is allowed and practiced. It is noisy and crowded area. Shopping near the Mylapore tank is a quintessential Chennai shopping experience Mylapore is also known for its classical dance accessories. Costumes, jewellery and other dance accessories can be found near the Kapaleeswara Temple in Shanti Tailors store. Sukra also stocks dance jewellery. Another famous shop is “GIRI trading” which specializes in all things spiritual such as deities, puja articles and religious music CDs. Ahead is Rasi Silks,which is a very well known brand and your best bet for beautiful silk sarees, scarves,and Tanjore paintings . It is one of the best known shops for bridal wear sarees. Shrinivas Silks , which is closer to the Mylapore tank in the Luz Bazar is another well known shop for Kanjivaram silk sarees & cotton sarees. The Chennai City Center shopping mall in Mylapore, has a multiplex, a food court and several shops. See which are the best shops in Mylapore with our shopping guide on famous markets in Chennai
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T Nagar Chennai

  • This is an original Chennai shopping market and is one of the busiest at all times of the day .This shopping market in Chennai is considered the biggest shopping district in India in terms of revenue. What with the flower sellers, other street vendors selling anything from hairpins to sweetmeats, the auto rickshaws, the taxis and the pedestrians, the area is chaotic at all times Although initially conceived as a residential locality, T.Nagar, is now one of the principal shopping markets of the city. Its bazaars are frequented by a number of shoppers. On a typical weekend, the number of people who visit Pondy Bazaar, the area’s principal commercial market, might exceed 500,000. During the festival season, because of the discounts and price reductions offered by the shops, this number could be higher. There are a number of apparel, jewellery and utensil stores that are frequented by the locals everyday . Usman road in T Nagar ,is the costliest commercial stretch in Chennai. Some of the famous shops in this area include Nalli Chinnasamy Chetti, Pothys, RmKV ,Kumaran Silks and Prince jewellery . All these shops , with the exception of Prince Jewellery , are bridal wear shops known for their collection of exquisite Kanjivaram silk sarees .The retail giant Sarvana stores has an apparel showroom and an utensils showroom in T Nagar. It is one of the best known departmental stores in Chennai. Ranganathan Street for household goods is one of the most crowded roads for pedestrian traffic during day time. T Nagar Shopping / Pangal Park Shopping: See which are the best shops in T Nagar / Pangal Park with our shopping guide on famous markets in Chennai
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Mount Road

  • Gemini Anna Salai Mount Road Royapettah – Taking you shopping through Chennai Anna Salai, formerly known as St. Thomas Mount Road or simply Mount Road,[1] is an arterial road in Chennai that stretches for 11 km. Anna Salai is almost 400 years old and has its origins in a cart track which was used by the European employees of the British East India Company to travel from the factory at Fort St George to the holy town of St Thomas Mount where the apostle St Thomas was crucified. In the following years, the road became part of the city’s central business district. Several renowned corporations have their headquarters on Mount Road- The Amalgamations Group and the TVS Group to name two . Other prominent buildings on this road include , the LIC (Life Insurance Corporation ) building , the Spencers Plaza mall . While Mount Road is not a typical shopping market , there are numerous shops on this road . As it is a long road, it passes through several areas in Chennai. In the Tenaympet area of Mount Road , there are shops selling lighting fixtures and modern lights and lamps for the homes. These shops are on the main Mount Road. Near the Gemni flyover are the Vummudi jewellery showrooms. Vummudi is one of the best shop for gold ,silver and diamond jewellery in Chennai . Further down , VTI and Poompuhar are well known for their bronze and brass handicrafts and have very prominent showrooms on this road . The best of Chennai shopping can be done in VTI .Higginbothams is and old book shop is closeby .The Old Madras Curiosity Shop ,opposite the Spencers Plaza is a quaint shop selling curios . Spencers Plaza is a old landmark in Chennai . It is a Chennai Mall. If one were to turn right opposite Spencers Plaza on Mount Road , there is the Express Avenue Mall in Royapettah. The Amethyst, nearby ,is a stand alone shop in idyllic surroundings. They stock Indo western wear and contemporary jewellery. Further to the right on Royapettah High Road are many furniture shops . See which are the best shops in Gemini, Anna Salai, Mount Road, Royapettah with our shopping guide on famous markets in Chennai
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