Khan Market in Delhi

Khan Market DelhiThe moment someone talks about high street shopping and costliest shopping destinations in Delhi, there is only one name that would pop up in our minds, Khan Market. Khan Market is indeed the most expensive shopping real estate in Delhi with $280 (approx) per square foot as rent and boasts of Delhi’s richest and urbane crowd. Khan Market is a large U shaped market with two parallel ‘U’s. Many celebrities and bureaucrats are spotted here in the book stores and eating joints. This place has many outlets that attract consumers from high income level segment and houses many new premium brands, boutiques, pet shops, bars, restaurants and book shops. It also caters to the upmarket crowd of nearby areas like Golf Links, Sundar Nagar and Chanakyapuri. Khan Market started with 154 shops and 74 flats for the shopkeepers in 1951.

Shops in Khan Market

Rana Gill 

When looking for Indian wear with a western touch meant for all body types; this is the place to be. Rana Gill designs some flawless silhouettes for women specially. This designer is famous for the kind of jackets she designs and feminine skirts she offers her customers. Ranna Gill store is located in shop No. 53 A (Contact No: 011-41757700)

Ritika Bhasin

If you are looking for ethnic wear to flaunt in a party, wedding or a social gathering, one can easily find something of their choice at Ritika Bhasin’s store. She is known for making pretty lehengas, Anarkalis etc. with bead work, Sequins and stones. Her store is at shop No 51 B (Contact No: 9810833683, 9810846708)

Anupama Dayal

She is the one who invented the Sarkini which is a fusion of Bikini and Saris. Anupama Dayal is a name synonymous to fusion, she is well known for fusing not only contemporary with Old but also bold with sober along with other kind of fusions that is hard to imagine. Her store is located on the Middle Lane, Shop No. 64 opposite Fab India (Contact No: 9650762663, 011-41516180)

Raghavendra Rathore

The name itself gives a Rajasthani feel and his store will do the same. Many Celebrities wear his Bandgala Designs and he infuses the essence of Rajasthan in all the Designs. This store is open from 11AM till 10PM and is located in Shop no. 28, First Floor (Contact No:9311112843, 011-43302233)

Anjana Bhargav

Ajana uses the elements of ancient art in her designs and she designs comfortable and wearable clothing for many bollywood celebrities and renowned personalities like Kiran Bedi, Shubha Mudgal etc. Her store is located in Shop No. 73 1st floor, Near Big Chill Café (Contact no: 011-41757402, 9818156449)

Ogaan Closet

Accessories, western wear and different designers all under one roof can be found here. In 1989 it was started by Kavita Bhartia and it houses many designers for example one entire floor has been dedicated to Gauri and Nainika. Timings for the store are 11 AM- 8 PM this store is located in shop No. 17 in the middle lane (Contact no: 011-41757220)

Khan Market is home to other premium brands like Khan Market shops

  1. Tommy Hilfiger
  2. Blackberrys
  3. Da Milano
  4. Accessorize 
  5. Adidas
  6. Anokhi
  7. Amrapali
  8. Bizarre
  9. Crocs
  10. Celio
  11. Colorplus
  12. Carlton London
  13. Ermenegildo Zegna 
  14. Forest Essentials 
  15. Fab India
  16. Gucci
  17. Good Earth
  18. GEOX
  19. Hidesign
  20. H2O Cue
  21. Levis
  22. Mont Blanc 
  23. Nike
  24. Oma living 
  25. Park Avenue 
  26. Pavers England
  27. Rabani & Rakha 
  28. The Body Shop 
  29. TAGHeuer
  30. United Colors of Benetton
  31. Woodland
  32. Zodiac

Above is list of all A-Z brands available at Khan Market

Khan market is often visited by book lovers; some of the bookstores worth mentioning are as follows:

Khan Market Book ShopsBahrisons Bookstore

It is one of the oldest book stores in Delhi catering to all segments of bibliophiles be it professors, housewives, Corporate professionals or Kids. It is an amazing place to find stationery, books, periodicals and journals. They also have a website however the charm of touching the books and sifting through the pages is nonpareil. It is situated opposite the main gate of Khan Market (Contact: 011-24694610, 011-24694855)

Full Circle bookstore

The specialty of this book store is the fact that it is a bookstore plus Cafe. The Cafe is called café Turtle located with the bookstore on the first floor. Here people can read their books bought from Full circle book store and enjoy the coffee at the same time. Many come here to spend quality time with books and friends and the ambience is mesmerizing because of the 'divine appeal' the wooden furnishing and Buddha wall hangings have. It is located in shop no. 23, 1st floor (Contact: 011-24655641, 011-24655642)

Faqir Chand & Sons

This bookshop unlike other bookstores offers books for competition, schools and colleges at discount prices. It is not like other book shops in Khan Market and attracts only students. It is located in shop no 15 A near Ambassador Hotel (Contact: 011-24645540, 9810075955).

Other such bookstores at Khan market are: Mercury Media, Genius Books & Games and New Janta Book Depot. 

Apart from fashion and books Khan Market also has pet stores for the rich who have a thing for canines. Some of the pet stores found in Khan Market are as follows:


  1. Windsor - The Pet Shop:
    Shop no A-60
    Phone: 011-24601191, 9810699979
  2. Bittoo The Pet Shop:
    Shop no- 45B
    Phone: 011-24698105
  3. Jaws and Paws:
    Shop no-46 A
    Phone:9990373899

Places to Eat in Khan Market

Khan market is often visited not just for the above mentioned entertainment destinations but also for its pubs, bars and restaurants

One can try some of the following restaurants, pubs and bars at Khan Market

Urban Café

Address: Shop No. 70, 1st floor, Middle lane, near Janta Book Depot
Contact: (+91)8130394494
Cuisines: Chinese, Continental, European, Indian and Oriental
Timings: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM
Budget: Rs. 1000-1600 (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: No home delivery, serves non-veg, bar available, Air conditioned and outdoor seating available.

Amici

Address: 47, Middle Lane
Contact: 011-43587191, 011-43587192
Cuisines: Café and Italian
Timings: 11:00 AM -11:00 PM
Budget: Rs 1200 + charges for two people (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: Home delivery available, Serves Non-veg, bar not available, Air Conditioned, Wi-Fi available and outdoor seating available 

Water Melon – Sublimely Delicious

Address: Shop No 7
Contact: Not available
Cuisines: Continental and Italian
Timings: 12:00 PM -12:00 AM
Budget: Rs 1000 + charges for two people (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: No home delivery, Serves Non-veg, bar available, Air Conditioned, Wi-Fi available and outdoor seating available

Big Chill

Address: Shop No 68 A
Contact: 011-41757588
Cuisines: Continental, Italian and Desserts 
Timings: 12:00 PM -11:00 PM
Budget: Rs 1500 + charges for two people (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: No home delivery, Serves Non-veg, bar  not available, Air Conditioned, Wi-Fi available and serves frozen yogurt

Side Wok

Address: Shop No 45
Contact: 011-43587122, 011-43587133
Cuisines: Burmese, Chinese, Japanese, Malaysian, Thai
Timings: 12:00 PM -11:30 PM
Budget: Rs 1600 + charges for two people (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: No home delivery, Serves Non-veg, bar not available, Air Conditioned, Wi-Fi available

Khan Chacha

Address: Shop No 50 opposite Big Chill
Contact: 011-24633242
Cuisines: Street food, Mughlai, North Indian (Specialty Kathi roles) 
Timings: 12:00 PM -11:00 PM
Budget: Rs 350 +charges for two people (cash)
Other details: No home delivery, Serves Non-veg, bar not available, Air Conditioned and outdoor seating available

Market Café

Address: Shop No 8 second floor
Contact: 011-30146022
Cuisines: Café, continental, Mexican and Pizza  
Timings: 11:00 AM -11:00 PM
Budget: Rs 1100 + charges for two people (cash and credit cards and meal coupons accepted)
Other details: home delivery available, Serves Non-veg, bar available, Air Conditioned, Wi-Fi available and outdoor seating available


Blanco

Address: Shop No 62 Middle Lane
Contact: 011-43597155, 011-43597166
Cuisines: Lounge, European, Japanese, Thai  
Timings: 11:30 AM -1:30 AM
Budget: Rs 1600 + charges for two people (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: No home delivery, Serves Non-veg, bar available, Air Conditioned, Wi-Fi available and outdoor seating available

Boombox Café

Address: Shop No 2&3
Contact: 9968570624, 9958678797
Cuisines: American, Asian, European, Italian and Lebanese
Timings: 12:00 PM -12:00 AM
Budget: Rs 1800 + charges for two people (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: No home delivery, Serves Non-veg, bar available, Air Conditioned, Wi-Fi available and outdoor seating available

Omazoni

Address: Shop No 48, Prithviraj Market in Khan market
Contact: 011-30146022
Cuisines: Mexican, Lebanese, Italian  
Timings: 11:30 AM -11:30 PM
Budget: Rs 500 + charges for two people (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: Home delivery, Serves Non-veg, bar not available, Air Conditioned, Wi-Fi available

Chonas

Address: Shop No 51, 1st floor, Middle Lane
Contact: 011-41757351
Cuisines: North Indian, Chinese, Continental  
Timings: 11:30 AM -1:00 AM
Budget: Rs 1500 + charges for two people (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: home delivery available, Serves Non-veg, bar available, Air Conditioned, Wi-Fi available and outdoor seating available

Subway

Address: Shop No 8 C
Contact: 011-41757605
Cuisines: American, fast food 
Timings: 9:30 AM -11:00 PM
Budget: About Rs 400 for two people (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: home delivery available, Serves Non-veg, bar not available, Air Conditioned

Mamagoto

Address: Shop No 53 1st floor, Middle Lane
Contact: 011-4166060
Cuisines: Asian
Timings: 12:30 PM -11:30 PM
Budget: Rs 1500 + charges for two people (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: No home delivery, Serves Non-veg, bar available, Air Conditioned, Wi-Fi available

Arza Bibi Kebabs

Address: Shop No 15B, ground floor
Contact: NA
Cuisines: North Indian
Timings: 11:00 AM -11:00 PM
Budget: about Rs 300 for two people (cash and credit cards accepted)
Other details: No home delivery, Serves Non-veg, bar not available, Air Conditioned

Other well known restaurants are Salim’s Kebab, Out of the Box, The blue door café etc. Some of the pubs & bars worth trying are Route 44 and Oz Café

As Khan Market attracts the suave and Classy it is also home to many Art galleries of Delhi. Some of the Art galleries that can be visited by fine art lovers are:

  1. M.E.C Art Gallery   (Shop no70B, 011-24601025)
  2. Capital Art Gallery (Shop no 43A Near Lodhi Road, 011-24652630)
  3. Passage Art Gallery (Shop no 66 above crepes & More restaurant, 9910005124)
  4. Picturesque (Shop No 5A, Ground floor, Rabindra Nagar Khan Market, 011-41757016

Location of Khan Market

Khan market is located near Lodhi Garden in central Delhi and is in proximity with Sunder Nagar, Chanakyapuri and Golf Links.

Khan Market Roadmap

Quick facts

How to reach

One can hire a rickshaw from the Khan Market metro station on the violet line which is about 10 minutes from the market. Rajiv Chowk being the center most station can taken a reference point, one has to take yellow line at Rajiv Chowk towards Huda City Center till Central Secretariat; from Central Secretariat one take the violet line till Khan Market. From Rajiv Chowk to Khan Market the fare would be Rs. 12. The market remains closed on Sundays.

You can also visit some other markets in Delhi


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    Nikunj from Jorhat 1548 Days ago

    This market is famous not only in Delhi but also different part of India Whenever i will visit Delhi I will visit this market

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