Welcome to the world of malls in Mumbai – truly one-of-a-kind. Spread across at integral parts of this famous city, the malls are more than just mere shopping destinations. They are an unique experience. Listed below are 5 of the finest malls in the city, which, apart from shopping, offer facilities like gaming, food courts and entertainment zones. Be it family, friends or that special someone, these malls give you a pleasant experience!
High Street Phoenix
Earlier a textile mill, the High Street Phoenix is one of the most renowned malls in the city. Apart from showcasing brands like Armani, Jack and Jones, Satya Paul etc. the mall has a courtyard containing food shops, sports bar, bowling alley and a gaming arcade. The mall also boasts of PVR cinemas and the city’s very own Diesel store.
Address: 462 Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai.
Opening Hours: 9.30 a.m.- 9.30 p.m. daily.
Atria Millenium Mall
Situated in ‘town’ as the south part of the city is snobbishly called, the Atria Mall is the hub for luxury products and various internationally recognized brands. Some of the brands include the likes of Mango, Aldo, La Senza, Benetton etc. The mall also has none other than its very own Rolls Royce showroom. A unique addition to the mall is the Eco corner which brings forward a unique variety of eco-friendly home and bathroom accesories which are made by the hands of villagers. A sprawling food court and shops of all ranges, this mall also accomodates a thrilling 4-D cinema and an entertainment zone.
Address: Dr. Annie Beasant Road, Worli, (next to the Planetarium, near Haji Ali).
Opening Hours: 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. daily.
With square feet space that is an enormous 1.2 million, the Inorbit mall is one of South-East Asia’s largest malls. The ground floor includes all thr big stores such as Shoppers Stop, Lifestyle, Spencers, Crosswords Bookstore etc. There are also a number of fashion outlets by reputed Indian designers such as Sheetal and Ritu Kumar. The top floor is dedicated to food, entertainment zones and play-area for the kiddies. A sheer ride of fun and excitement is what this mall is about.
Address: Link Road, Malad (outer western Mumbai)
Opening Hours: 11 a.m.- 9.30 p.m. daily.
Situated at one end of the city, Oberoi Mall offers 500,000 square feet of pure shopping, entertainment and dining. As soon as you enter the mall, a large central atrium offers a display of each and every shop inside. The major attractions of this mall are the Lifestyle Home Center outlet, Gloria Jeans coffee stores like Giordano, Tommy Hilfiger etc. The third level om the mall caters to food and gaming entirely. Additionally, the famous PVR cinemas and a Crosswords bookstore are there for your sheer entertainment and interest.
Address: Oberoi Garden City, Off Western Express Highway, Goregoan East, Mumbai.
Opening Hours: 10 a.m.- 10 p.m.
Though the mall may not be as sprawling in space as compared with its counterparts, it still has a variety to offer in clothing, music, electronic gadgets and jewellery. For bookworms, here’s the good news! The popular Landmark book store is right here too! There is a multi-cuisine food court and an entertainment-filled gaming area for the little ones. Stores like include some of the biggest brand names such as Westside, Provogue, Benetton, Archies and is flanked by a Multiplex cinema hall. For those of you traveling from overseas, yes, there is a currency exchange counter as well!
Address: New Link Road, Andheri West, Mumbai.
Opening Hours:10 a.m. until 10 p.m.
By – Avni Mehrotra