Delhi shopping

Top Choice Market in Sunder Nagar, Nizamuddin & Lodi Colony

Khan Market

Khan Market is Delhi's most upmarket shopping enclave, the most expensive place to rent a shop in India, and is favoured by the elite and expats. Its boutiques focus on fashion, books and homewares, and it's also a …
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in New Delhi

Central Cottage Industries Emporium

This government-run multilevel store is a wonderful treasure trove of fixed-price, India-wide handicrafts. Prices are higher than in the state emporiums, but the selection of woodcarvings, jewellery, pottery, papier…
Top Choice Handicrafts in South Delhi

Hauz Khas Village

It's not as hip as it was a few years ago, but still well worth a browse. This arty little enclave has narrow lanes crammed with boutiques selling designer Indian clothing, handicrafts, contemporary ceramics, handma…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in South Delhi

Dilli Haat

This open-air food-and-crafts market is a cavalcade of colour and sells regional handicrafts from all over India; bargain hard. With lots of food stands, it’s also a good place to sample cheap, delicious regional sp…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in New Delhi


Crafts, curios, textiles and homewares from the Crafts Council of India, designed with flair and using traditional techniques but offering some contemporary, out-of-the-ordinary designs.
Top Choice Handicrafts in New Delhi

People Tree

This hole-in-the-wall shop sells fixed-price, fair-trade, ubercool T-shirts with funky Indian designs and urban attitude, as well as bags, jewellery and Indian-god cushions.
Top Choice Handicrafts in New Delhi

State Emporiums

Handily in a row are these regional treasure-filled emporiums. They may have the air of torpor that often afflicts governmental enterprises, but shopping here is like travelling around India – top stops include Kash…
Market in Sunder Nagar, Nizamuddin & Lodi Colony

Meharchand Market

Across the road from the government housing of the Lodi Colony, this is a long strip of small boutiques selling homewares and clothes. Shops include Fabindia, the Shop, and stand-out eateries are the organic Altitud…
Books in Sunder Nagar, Nizamuddin & Lodi Colony

Full Circle Bookstore

One of Delhi’s best bookshops, with racks of specialist books on the city, plus novels and kids’ books. Relaxing Café Turtle is upstairs. There are Full Circle branches at N-Block Market and Nizamuddin East.
Handicrafts in Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad)

Main Bazaar

The backpacker-oriented bazaar that runs through Paharganj sells almost everything you want, and a whole lot more. It's great for buying presents, clothes, inexpensive jewellery bits and bobs, and luggage to put eve…