Defence Colony Market, Delhi | Best Shops in Defence Colony Market

Defence Colony Market


About Defence Colony Market

Defence Colony market was until a few years ago known for its coffee...Read More

Best Shops In Defence Colony Market

About Defence Colony Market

Defence Colony market was until a few years ago known for its coffee shops, restaurants and neighbourhood grocery stores. A few exclusive boutiques for Indo Western attire were all that were found in this rather quiet market. Welcome to the Defence Colony of today.

Designer Wear Shops in Defence Colony Market

It is a High Street, a luxury shopping destination with ‘brides to be’ flocking to newly opened designer stores. You do not have to go to MG Road and Emporio Mall for trousseau shopping anymore. With the ‘whos who’ of the designer world opening their stores in this market, the shopping experience is now completely different. Street visibility and greater footfalls have tempted the designers to open shops here. Nirav Modi has opened his first diamond retail showroom here and there is a Swarovski store as well. Kitsch by Priya and Charu Sachdev stocks international luxury brands by Victoria Beckham, Stella McCartney, Dolce & Gabbana ,Alexander McQueen and a few others. Moonriver is another interesting store that stocks porcelain, glass and other handicraft items from Europe.

Speciality Restaurants in Defence Colony Market

Once you are done with the high street shopping, head out to the main Defence Colony market, which is further inside, and enjoy the delights of Chinese (Moets), Japanese (Aka Saka), and South Indian (Sagar Ratna) cuisine. There are also several coffee shops in the vicinity. If you want to order a cake or pick up breads and pastries, try the Defence Colony Bakery. The florists beckon on the way back home with their colorful creations of seasonal flowers on the roadside.

Bridal wear shopping is incomplete without a visit to this Delhi market.

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Open Days :- Monday – Sunday

Timings :- 11 am -8 pm

Pin Code:- 110024

Bus/Metro :- Defence Colony bus stop/Lajpat Nagar metro station, violet line.

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Dilli Haat

  • Dilli Haat is an open-air food and handicraft bazaar with a rustic ambience in the heart of South Delhi. Dilli Haat run by Delhi Tourism has small shops with thatched roofs reminiscent of a village market. Take a leisurely stroll in this Delhi Shopping Market. Every time you visit this market you can see new vendors with new products . It will be a unique experience . Craftsmen from various Indian states display their products – with mobile artisans arriving by rotation. You can find traditional Indian wear for the entire family, with ethnic designs and in vibrant colours. Women can shop for salwar-kameez, skirts, sarees, dupattas, shawls and stoles. The Indian ethnic embroidered closed-toe sandals, jhootis – also called mojaris – for men, women and children are a good buy. Made of raw leathers – often-camel leather, this traditional footwear with a pointed front were worn by the royals, studded with real gold and gems. They turn comfortable only after use. Modern variations now sport sequins, paints and beads and are shaped like shoes, thumb-ring chappals and criss-cross sandals. Kolhapuris and jute/bamboo shoes are also available. Shops that sell home linen, accessories and handicrafts offer variety in colour, design and range and prices are reasonable. Pashmina shalws & stoles from Kashmir, Kulu caps & woolen caps from Himachal Pradesh, silver filigree work from Odisha, wood carvings & cotton durries from South India and chiken work kurtas from Lucknow are all available here . You can walk around, check the prices & bargain. Look out for traditional bangles, beaded necklaces , bracelets & belts . Street food at Dilli Haat There is a variety of street food that is available. Hot paratas,chana baturas, idly,doasa & chinese noodles & momos are some of them . You can also buy pickles, pappads, tea & and an assortment of digestives made from raw mango and tamarind. The INA shopping Market, which is famous for fresh food, imported cheese , breakfast cereals, meat & fresh food is just across Dilli Haat. Dilli haat is value for money and the best Delhi shopping market in Delhi for tourists. Entry is by ticket.
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