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 Market in Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad)

Spice Market

It feels as if little has changed for centuries in Delhi's fabulously atmospheric, labyrinthine spice market, as labourers hustle through the narrow lanes with huge packages of herbs and spices on their heads whilst…
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 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 South Delhi

Hauz Khas Village

This arty little enclave has narrow lanes crammed with boutiques selling designer Indian clothing, handicrafts, contemporary ceramics, handmade furniture and old Bollywood movie posters. Intriguingly, it's located b…
Handicrafts in Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad)

Main Bazaar

Backpacker Central, this crazy-busy 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 luggag…
Market in South Delhi

Shahpur Jat Village

Located within the boundaries of the ruined walls of Siri Fort (the second of Delhi's seven historic cities), this urban village contains an artsy collection of high-end clothing boutiques, health-conscious cafes an…
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. Quality clothing shops include Play Clan and The Shop, while stand-out eateries …
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…
Tibetan Market in Old Delhi (Shahjahanabad)


Delhi's Tibetan enclave, Majnu-ka-Tilla, is a fascinating tangle of tiny alleys – too narrow for vehicles – that are dotted with cheap guesthouses, Tibetan cafes, and dozens of small shops selling all manner of Tibe…