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Shoppers! Put Street Shopping In Mumbai On Your Checklist Now

By Sonam Satija

Updated - Oct. 25, 2019 5 min read

Before you read our blog, do give a read to a master blog about exploring Bombay - Mumbai Darshan: All You Need To Know About AAMCHI-MUMBAI

It's time to ditch the cliched shopping sessions at malls and take a street shopping tour around the city. Mumbai, being a city of hopes and dreams is definitely fulfilling our shopping wishlist too as it has one of the best street shopping markets in India. If you're new in town or holidaying in Mumbai then your trip is incomplete without a street shopping session. You just cannot miss out on what they sell the best as you'll be spoilt for choices - Be it clothes, accessories, footwear and the list never ends. We've made it easier for you by curating the best of the street markets you can explore and have a crazy shopping experience. Mumbai street shopping will definitely get excited as shopping places in Mumbai have their own charm.

 

1. Linking Road Market

This one is definitely a shopper's paradise as they have everything which is trending this season. It's a long lane with the trendiest of footwear, clothing and bags which will leave you in doubt as to what seems the best. You'll totally end up shopping for more than you thought of as almost everything will seem to fit in your budget.

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Highlights: Handbags, Footwear, Clothes, Accessories

Location: Bandra West

Nearby Restaurants: Click Here To To Know About The Best Restaurants In Linking Road

 

2. Colaba Causeway

Colaba Causeway takes the lead when it comes to selling the most beautiful accessories trending huge this season. The vendors sell stunning danglers, customised necklaces in both artificial gold and silver along with sparkling artificial rings and a lot of accessories you'll fall in love with. This is not it as the market is not just about accessories but they also sell handicrafts, footwear, clothes and books.

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Highlights: Antiques, Accessories, Clothes, Watches, Footwear

Location: Colaba, South Mumbai

Nearby Restaurants: Click Here To View Your Go-To Guide For The Best Restaurants In Colaba

 

3. Hill Road

If you're planning to go street shopping in Mumbai then you just can't miss out on Hill Road. This one market has got it all you've wished for and we totally agree. As soon as a fashion trend hits the city, Hill Road makes sure they've got in the market. You'll find almost everything here - crop tops, ruffle tops, dresses, jumpsuits, heels, sneakers and accessories. It's a never-ending list of things you'll find here to get a complete makeover.

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Highlights: Footwear, Bagpacks, Clothes, Accessories, Makeup

Location: Bandra West

Nearby Restaurants: Mamagoto, Lucky Restaurant, Zaffran

 

 

4. Fashion Street

It's a street every shopaholic could dream of with almost hundreds of stalls selling the best of clothing you wear at almost any occasion. It's the go-to spots for college students when it comes to street shopping so taking a walk around the market is definitely a good idea. One can totally grab the finest of clothes when confined to a limited budget.

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Highlights: Handbags, Footwear, Accessories, Mobile Covers, Clothes

Location: MG Road, South Mumbai

Nearby Restaurants: Tassa de The, Umame, Mocambo Cafe

 

5. Chor Bazaar

The name says it all but to be precise second hand and stolen goods are usually sold here. It's like a flea market altogether selling authentic handicrafts, spare parts of vehicles, antiques, shoes and what not. They've literally got anything and everything and we mean it. 

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Highlights: Showpieces, Antiques, Idols, Watches, Sunglasses, Electronics, Handicrafts, Spare Vehicle Parts, Mobile Phones

Location: Mutton Street, Kumbharwada

Nearby Restaurants: Mao Family Restaurant, Krishna Murari, Surti

 

6. Zaveri Bazaar

You'll be spoilt for choices when you'll reach Zaveri Bazaar as it's the places dominated by jewellery vendors all around. It's the hub for all kind of pieces of jewellery you have on your wishlist - Name it and they'll have it. You'll find sales on the best of gold jewellery here, be it artificial or real. This bazaar has got it's bling game on point with fancy finger rings and necklaces to catch your attention.

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Highlights: Artificial Cheap Gold Jewelry, Rings, Necklaces, Bracelets, Anklets, Wedding Jewellery

Location: Dana Bandar, Mandvi

Nearby Restaurants: Sunlight Restaurant And Bar,Madras Bhuvan,Anand Bhuvan

 

7. Kala Ghoda Pavement Market

Kala Ghoda Pavement Market is the go-to place if you're looking authentic artsy paintings and greeting cards. If you admire art then this street will amaze you with people's mesmerizing paintings made with perfection and unique techniques. Don't stop yourself from interacting with the artists as it might turn out to be a great conversation. This place will hit you with the right kind of exhibition feels.

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Highlights: Gift Cards, Paintings

Location: Kala Ghoda, Fort

Nearby Restaurants: Rustico, 145 Kala Ghoda, The Tipsy Townhouse

 

8. Mangaldas Market

Browse away your favourite fabrics in this amazing market with a huge number of stalls and shops selling almost every kind of fabric. If you're looking for a particular print, pattern or a specific dupatta - you'll definitely find it all here. Mangaldas Market should definitely be on your list if you're looking for fabric to stitch your dream lehenga or suit.

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Highlights: Wedding Wear, Best Fabrics, Dupattas

Location: Lohar Chawl, Kalbadevi

Nearby Restaurants: Mini Delhi, New Patel Restaurant, Noor Mohammadi Hotel And Restaurant

 


Suggested Read: 

A Paradise For All The Foodies Craving An Exquisite Meal - Andheri West

Everything You Need To Know About The Best Restaurants In Linking Road

Mesmerizing Rooftops Restaurants To Unique Lounges- Powai's Got It All


 

FAQ's

Q. What are the best localities in Mumbai to eat street food?

A. Vile Parle - West, Bajaj Road, Dadar, Bandra

 

Q. Which is the best way to tour Bombay in one day?

A. Get a ticket for Mumbai Darshan (the BEST service) or take Ola Mumbai Darshan (new). With these, you will be covering all major Mumbai highlights like Juhu beach, south Bombay etc.

 

Q. Is it legal to spend the night at Marine Drive, Mumbai?

A. You can sit there easily till 1 A.M and enjoy the cool breeze from the Arabian sea and beautiful lighting of the city. After 1 A.M police patrolling team will come and start dispersing the crowd from the place.

 

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