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Hill Road Market in Bandra

About Hill Road Market in Bandra

Bandra is one of Mumbai’s popular and posh localities. One of the major...Read More

Best Shops In Hill Road Market in Bandra

Elco Arcade Centre- Home Furnishings

Elco Arcade Centre ( It is a closed market with 20-30 shops ) If you are shopping in Mumbai for ethnic & traditional dresses , this is definitely a place to visit . Elco Arcade Centre is a small and closed market with shops selling Indian traditional dresses and ethnic wear dresses . From Lucknowi chikan work to the Rajasthani gota work and bandhani sarees, this shopping center showcases a great deal of Indian traditional wear .It is an ideal shopping market to pick up wedding wear and party wear dresses at very affordable and reasonable prices . The Lucknowi chikan work suits and kurtas cost anywhere between Rs 500 to Rs 1000/piece. Chikan work is the traditional embroidery from Lucknow. A select number of shops stock entire bridal collections comprising of salwar suits,lehengas and sarees. They can be customised for your size . Although , the Elco Arcade is similar to a street shop , there is no compromise on the product or quality. Most of the shop owners are second or third generation owners & they showcase their finest handcrafted work in their collection. The bridal collection is priced in the range of Rs 20000 -Rs 30000/piece . Some of them also have onsite tailors if you want to make any alterations. In addition to garments , there are a few shops which sell home furnishings such as mirror worked and embroidered bed sheets and table cloth in the range of Rs 400 to Rs 2000/piece . There are a few shops that sell bags & purses as well.

Furnishing, Fabric, Salwar Suits

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About Hill Road Market in Bandra

Bandra is one of Mumbai’s popular and posh localities. One of the major attractions that makes Bandra popular is the Hill Road Shopping Market. This shopping market is similar to the Janpath and Sarojini Nagar street shopping markets in Delhi. Be it Indian wear, denims, shirts, tops or footwear, you can shop to your heart’s content at this Mumbai market at just half the showroom cost.

Bandra Shopping

Hill Road (officially renamed as Ramdas Nayak Road) is an arterial road in Bandra. It stretches from the Bandra Railway Station road and S.V. (Swami Vivekanand) Road to the Mehboob Studios, leading to the Bandstand Promenade, the Bandra Fort and the Mount Mary church.

There are hardware shops and few small restaurants as you enter Hill road. Lucky restaurant known for its biryani and Happy Book Store are important landmarks. Starting from the Marks and Spencer store building to the St. Peter’s Church, you will come across some of the best shops on Hill Road.

Hill Road can be divided into three prominent areas, namely the Sona Shopping Centre, the Elco Market, and the standalone shops.

Sona Shopping Centre

The Sona Shopping Centre has readymade garment shops, lingerie shops and tailoring establishments. Further, shops in the back lane stock tunics and casual wear dresses that are primarily export rejects.

Elco Arcade

The Elco Arcade Center has ethnic wear shops. They have restaurants and food stalls in between the shopping markets and these are always crowded. The area is famous for its paani puri and chaat shops too.

Like any other street market, Hill Road reflects the local culture of Mumbai and its people.

What to expect in the Hill Road Shopping Market – International retail stores, mini shopping markets and tiny street shops.

All shops, markets and street vendors sell ready-made garments for both formal and casual wear, lingerie, fancy party dresses, imitation jewellery and footwear at very reasonable prices.

How to reach Hill Road?

The Bandra Train Station is a mere 1 km from Hill Road.

Best time to visit – 4 p.m to 10 p.m on weekdays. It is very crowded on weekends.

Shopping Tips

Bargaining is definitely an integral part of the shopping experience here. However, there’s no trial room available in many of the shops. So know your sizes pretty well before you go shopping to this market.

Also, we recommend you to check the refund policy before making a final purchase. There is no exchange or refund policy available in many shops.


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Shahpur jat Market

Lajpat Nagar Market


Days Closed :- Open All Days

Timing :- 10:30 a.m to 9 p.m

Other Markets

Santa Cruz Market

  • The term Santa Cruz comes from the Portuguese words meaning “Holy Cross”, a reference to a 150-year-old Cross located on Chapel lane in Santacruz. The then British Government set up RAF Santacruz, a military airfield, in 1942. It was home to several RAF squadrons during World War II from 1942 to 1947. The airfield was transferred to the Indian Government for civilian use upon Independence,[4] and came to be known as Santa Cruz airport, the city’s main airport.- WIKI Some of the best Mumbai shops for wedding wear dresses can be found in the Santa cruz Shopping Market . There is a row of popular shops at a particular junction. Roopkala, Kalki, MirrorMagic are situated in the main SV( Swami Vivekanand ) Road in the Santacruz Market . Samrat , Seasons and Aishwarya Design Studio are in the Station Road, which is perpendicular to the main road . There is also TribhovanDas Bhimji Zaveri, one of the top jewelery houses of India ,which is situated in SV Road . The main SV Road is a busy thoroughfare and parking is a challenge . There is the Sacred Heart Boys High School and Sacred Heart Church in this road. The Station Road is even more crowded with shops lined on either side of the road. There are shops for costume /imitation jewellery , cotton dresses & tops, cotton nighties and baby’s and children’s dresses and of course utensils and all household plastic goods. Mumbai shopping for footwear, shoes and sandals can also be done here . The jootis the traditional Indian footwear are available in plenty . They are closed shoes with some patterns on the top. While there are several street shops and the prices there are very reasonable ,the quality of the products is not guaranteed. Caveat Emptor is the policy that is practiced. The garments and sandals could last a season . There would be no guarantee beyond that . There are several autos that ply the route to & fro from the Santacruz station. The vehicles travel at great speed and pedestrians are advised to be carefull while walking here . This road is chaotic and noisy.
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