Khan Market is one of Delhis most upscale markets, replete with several options for buyers. With one of the highest rentals in the world, the 60-year-old market consistently features among the worlds best market places list. Closed on Sundays, the market houses some of the top names in restaurants like Big Chill, Townhall and Amici and lifestyle stores like Good Earth and Anokhi, among others. Here we list the top shops in Khan Market.
Apparel & accessories shops
Yell: A rage among Delhis socialites, Yells known for its awesome clubwear for both men and women. Surprisingly, you can get your desired outfit for as little as Rs 3,000. The store has another outlet in GK 1.
Neel Sutra: Conceived by eminent designer Deepika Govind, the store, which was launched in 2014, has a mighty good collection of hand-woven clothes that are sourced from various designers. Dresses are priced around Rs 10,000, but the texture and intricate, never-seen-before designs justify the price tag.
Kalaniketan: A rare shop in Khan Market that is light on the wallet. Head to this place if you are looking to pick good-looking footwear that comes way cheaper than its branded cousins.
Columbia: If you want outdoor wear that blends the chic with the utilitarian, head to the Columbia store. Its uber-stylish sportswear comes pretty affordable too! (Jackets and Windbreakers cost about Rs 3,000 here.)
The Neemrana Shop: The outlet serves both as a booking point for the Neemrana resort in Rajasthan as well as a shop for goods created by artisans from the town. The goods span categories such as garments, artifacts and lifestyle products. Whats more, you can also collect souvenirs from Neemranas heritage here.
Cottons: Cottons is one of the best places in Delhi to buy Indian cotton wear with exquisite embellishing. The shop is known for its salwar kameez and kurtis, which are priced from Rs 700.
Accesorize: Lap up accessories ranging from bracelets, bead tassles and rucksacks at this aptly titled store. With affordable pricing (Rs 500 for bracelets), the shop attracts people from all over the city.
Bandhej: Catering exclusively to women, the store boasts of an envious collection of stoles, tunics, Ghagras, pants, Kurtas, Kaftans and Sarees. With its competitively priced garments you can get a designer Kurta for a mere 2500 while a designer saree can cost Rs 6000 the store offers exactly what women want.
Royal Enfield: The store, which was launched in May 2015, has seen a steady rise in its fan following with its trendy range of biker gear. Helmets, jackets, gloves, eyewear you name it, theyve got it.
For the ones looking to splurge on designer wear, Khan Market houses stores of renowned designers like Anita Dongre, Ritu Kumar, Ranna Gill, Raghavendra Rathore and Anupama Dayal. International labels like Atelier, Ogaan and B. Raisons too have their outlets here, and they compete alongside Indian brands like Anokhi.
Besides, there are the good old Benetton, Vero Moda and Nike, which are frequented by enthusiastic youngsters.
Amethyst: The store, by renowned jewellery designer Rahul Popli, features an enviable collection of contemporary jewellery designs with a traditional touch.
Tiana: Old meets new at the Tiana store, which has an exquisite collection of both traditional and contemporary jewellery designs. The brand also has another outlet at GK-1 and is one of the few shops in the market that is open on Sundays.
Symetree: If fashion accessories made of precious metals is what you want, this store is the one for you. Its USP is the jaw-dropping collection of hand-crafted jewellery from Jaipur.
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In addition to these stores, there are the ever-famous Amrapali, Swarovski and Silverline (exclusively houses Silver jewellery). Go take your pick!
Good Earth: Unarguably the most prominent of all lifestyle shops in Khan Market, Good Earth has the most luxurious home dcor goodies for buyers. With its massive collection in the categories of tableware, dcor, cushions and bathware, the store blends international quality with Indian taste. Do not forget to check out theirbronze vases which are priced as low as Rs 4000.
Dayal opticals: The search for branded eyewear ends here with the store offering glares from the likes of Gucci, Calvin Klein, Dior and Bvlgari. You can also find lenses from International brands like Toric, Carl Zeiss and Essilor here.
Ishavtam: For home furnishings with an international feel to it, go to Ishavtam, which houses the best of all things homely. Whats more, you can even avail seasonal discounts of up to 50% at the store!
Loccitane: As the name suggests, the cosmeticbrand is of French origin and has been around for many years. With exclusive skincare products priced competitively (beauty creams begin from Rs 1800 here), the shop has a lot to offer for the beauty shopper.
Other prominent lifestyle shops in the area include Oma, Aprtment 9, Splendour via Murano and Mixed Bag. In addition, the market also boasts of a wide range of electronics shops such as Mehra electronics, Ahujasons and Mercury Audio Video.
One of the things that makes Khan Market endearing to the old-school shopper is the numerous bookstores in the area. From the legendary Faqirchand & Sons to the formidable Bahrisons, Khan Market has something for book lovers of all ages. Bahrisons shot to fame in 1997 by being the only shop on Delhi to sell The God of Small Things during its controversial ban. Similarly, Faqirchand & Sons is known to offer delightful bargains to book lovers hunting for magazines, novels, periodicals and even encyclopedias.
After a hard days shopping, it is only natural to feel hungry and Khan Market doesnt disappoint here realm! With succulent kebabs at Khan Chacha, you can rest assured that your tummy is as happy as your pocket. Other joints in the area offering delectable food are Salims Kebabs, Sodabopttleopenerwala and Boombox Caf.
If you are craving something sweet, the good old Big Chill is still the restaurant to beat. Their Blueberry Cheesecake is one of the best in town. Or head to the more regular Choko La, which is known for its huge variety of chocolates and desserts.
Townhall, a restaurant that has opened of late, is garnering rave reviews for its delectable continental, Chinese and Pan-Asian fare. When there, do give the Chicken Burger a try. It would be apt to mention Sidewok in the same breath their Pan-Asian cuisine has also been the talk of the town of late.
Bag some awesome deals on beer and other drinks at Chonas. For a low-budget outing in Khan Market, we couldnt think of a better name.