Greater Kailash MarketLavishness runs in their blood and they are extravagant by choice. The sight of a Porsche or a Jaguar is quite usual. The residents of one of the most posh localities of Delhi are rightfully spoiled for choice, when it comes to shopping. Greater Kailash or GK as it is known commonly is divided into four zones, of which the markets of GK 1 and 2 are a favorite of the masses.
GK 1 Market
A streak of elegance and a splash of luxury laminates this posh market area. M-block and N-block market aptly steal the show.
M- Block MarketFrom classy designer showrooms to perky bars, from dashing accessories to glitzy restaurants, from chic gold jewelery to ravishing dresses, the M-block market is a hotspot of the city. Apart from the richie rich who throng this place, its charm attracts super shopaholics as well. So if you are willing to indulge in luxury and bask in its glory , this is the place to be.
Some of the top notch brands that lighten up this place are Da Milano, L'affaire, UCB, Unikids, Bags n More, JKJ Jewelers, Colorplus, Bizarre, Giovani, Espirit, Lacoste, Mango, La Lingerie, Blue Oyster, Hazoorilal Jewelers, Sisley, Straps, etc.
Resplendent with a lot of eating options, it houses some of the very best restaurants, cafes, ice cream parlors like Moti Mahal, Prince Paan Corner, Mocha, FU Better than Chinese, Cocoberry, Dunkin Donuts, Chocolateia San Churro, My Bar Cafe, etc.
N-Block MarketN-Block market has off late, developed as a refined destination for hangouts. Let us take you to a tour of the place so often visited by the A-listers of the town.
One can find custom made suits at the Ravi Bajaj's store. Fabindia offers light, comfortable and yet voguish clothes. One can also have a dekko at the adorable cushion covers, cane mat bags available here. Kilol has a lot of exciting home furnishings items as well as block printing sarees to offer. Cottons, Anokhi promise a rich and admirable collection of garments. Pick up a nice sling bag from Hidesign or go for an uber cool shoulder bag back or a casual hand stitched wallet.
If you still can not feel the heat, enter the Apartment 9. Have a taste of one of the best home furnishing items, complimentary accessories. Our pick would be the august wine glasses.
At the Full Circle bookstore, the board reads Books - Music- Café. A perfect place to sit and relax one's mind, Café Turtle lies on the top floor of the bookstore. An aroma of coffee beans, freshly baked cakes, tantalizing juices accompanied by global cuisine, it is an exceptional place to enjoy cosy winter afternoons or a windy summer evening. Apart from book reading, painting workshops, art exhibitions, musical events are the attractions.
The music and selected liquor at the Mannekin Bar & Lounge of the Kasbah restaurant, SOAK, Shalom, will raise your spirits. The Kasa Gelato at the Kasbah offers the best Gelato in town, with a perfect temperature and ingredients, that allows one to savor the taste gradually. Café Diva, Le Café is one of the other options to slice temporary hunger pangs.
Ramayana Cottage Emporium, Forest Essentials, Episode, Urban Shore London, The Bamboo Store, Satyapaul, The Body Shop, are some of the other brands that can be spotted.
How to Reach: Nearest metro station is Kailash Colony (Violet Line). One can take a rickshaw from here to reach the market place.
GK 2 M-Block MARKETAnother shopping heaven, GK 2 market houses well known brands, bars, pubs, restaurants, local shops and can be an absolute bliss point. M block market is quite popular. Restaurants like August Moon, Cullinaire, 4 S, Smoke Grill House, Bennigan's Grill & Tavern, Not Just Paranthas, China Garden, M Fifty Two, Sbarro, Whipped, etc ;Bars & Lounges like Uber Lounge, Champagne Lounge, Cuppa Lounge, Kuki, Flames, etc ; Cafes like Costa Coffee, Barista, etc ; Brands like Rouchi, Bwitch, Nalli Silk Sarees, Layallpur Emoprium, Prabha Sarees, Utasv, etc ; Shops like Celestial, Rosebys, Kataria World, etc brighten up this place all the more.
How to Reach: Nearest metro station is Kalkaji mandir, from here one can take a local bus like that of route no. 534, 427, 767, 511A, 465, 534A to reach here in around 25-30 minutes. Alternatively, one can take an auto rickshaw.