Khan Market

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Khan Market, Delhi Overview

One of the oldest and the costliest markets in India is the Khan Market of Delhi. In the market lies a haven for both locals and expatriates. Established in 1951, the market has successfully held the essence of its original structure even in the times of rapid modernization. The U-shaped double story complexes tend to favour mostly the elite class. No matter what the clock strikes, if you need to hang out late at night, Khan Market is the place for you. It remains open till 12:00 AM. From the showrooms of the best brands to the restaurants providing lip smacking food; the retail location is a paradise for both shopaholics and foodies. 

Regarded as one of the Delhi's most posh and classy place to shop, it is a threat to your pockets. If visiting the market, you need to have a good amount of money. Not only is the market costly but also serves the most amazing things. Anything you see here would be the one you would love to have at your home. A real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield rated Khan Market as the world's 21st most expensive retail high street. Favoured by diplomats and Delhi's influential, this market is renowned mainly for its fashion boutiques, amazing bookstores, home wares, and cafes. For those who love stationary, the place offers handmade papers, lovely paper mache ornaments and other festive decorations. Other than that you will also find tailors, opticians, grocers, lifestyle stores and more such places to browse. However, the visit to Khan Market is incomplete without tasting Khan Chacha's tikkas and seekhs. Trust us, Delhites crave for these!

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1. Khan Chacha

Khan ChachaStarted by a single man, Khan Chacha at present has reached a behemoth position with many chains running throughout the capital. Visiting Khan market and not trying Khan Chacha is no less than a sin. Do not forget to run your tongues over its rolls.

2. Mamagoto

MamagotoWith graphic walls and fantastic cocktails, Mamagoto is a new entrant to the place. Without any second thoughts, we recommend having shrimps and top yum soup.

3. Big Chill

It's time to chill a little longer as Big Chill serves you with Arbaritta like never before. Every time a portion you eat will make you realise the richness of its flavours. Moreover, Delhites swear by its wondrous desserts. Cheesecake is a must have!

4. SodaBottleOpnerWala


Known for its Bombay street food and Parsi ambience, eating its Vada Pav hits to the elitist of things to be done in Khan Market. Chicken Biryani and Raspberry Soda are no less!

5. Smokey's BBQ and Grill

If you are a great sheesha fan you must head towards this place. With finger licking American and European delicacies they serve the best hookah in the market.

1. Anokhi
Anokhi

For over 40 years, Anokhi has been able to mesmerise its customers with the creative designs that it produces. Set upon a vertiginous set of stairs, it evokes the essence of traditional Indian arts and crafts. Hand Block printing is their expertise.

2. Atelier

From traditional to Indo-western it has a variety of choices to offer. The designers here know how to maintain a perfect blend between shimmeriness and smoothness. Wearing clothes bought from here will surely out show your personality.

3. Neel Sutra

Owned by a designer, Deepika Govind, the dresses here, has its own unique designs and textures. The stuff is always something which has never been seen before. Hence, the distinctiveness it provides justifies its price tags.

4. Tiana

If you are searching for something which is a seamless amalgamation of both contemporary and traditional designs, then Tiana is the place to walk into.

5. Good Earth


The most famous lifestyle store in Khan Market, Good Earth has the most luxurious home decor things. The store brings forward to its customers international quality with a pinch of Indian taste.

6. Faqir Chand & Sons, Bahirsons

If you are an old school book lover then do visit these two shops to get your hands over the best writings of all the times.

Ensure that you are backed by lots of money as Khan Market is extremely expensive.

Today renowned as one of the Delhi's most expensive and high-end market, this place was once originally allotted to the immigrants from the North-West Frontier Province as seed land after the partition of India. Established in 1951, the double storey U-shaped market had 154 shops. The first floor of the structure comprised of 74 flats for the shopkeepers.Though the flats are now turned into restaurants, the structure remains the same. The first traders who had set up shops in the market named the Khan Market in the honour of Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan for his seamless efforts in helping them to migrate the new country, India.

Delhi Metro extends its service to Khan Market. The place has its metro station, i.e. Khan Market station which lies on the violet line. Travelling through Blue Line requires you to head down to Mandi House and take the metro towards Escorts Mujesar. Furthermore, if you are travelling via Yello line then change it at Central Secretariat and take the one towards Escorts Mujesar. And if utmost comfort is what you are seeking for then private cabs are always available. You can either ask your hotel manager to get you one or else can download the Uber or Ola app to book for yourself.

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