Lajpat Nagar market (central market) is a popular name across Delhiites. From chand baliyan to Punjabi juttiyan, never miss these things when you are in the central market.
It’s known for arousing desi taste birds and shopping pangs. Located in South Delhi, it is the perfect mix of a foodie and shopper’s paradise. Take a look at one of our shopping sprees.
Check out what to expect while you are there.
Lajpat Nagar Market: A shopping heaven
We Delhi girls have mastered the art of bargaining while street shopping in different markets. Lajpat Nagar is no exception. It has something for all ages. And it will never disappoint you. The lanes come filled with jewellery, handbags, shoes, accessories, home decor, and many more items.
1. Street Shopping
It is popularly known for street shopping among college students. There are stores and patri (street) markets perfect for daily wear shopping. Once you enter the bustling lanes, you will start hearing high-decibel campaigning from vendors. It goes like this, “200 ka, 300 ka”. You can even haggle here.
2. Jewellery Shopping
From junk to imitation to real jewellery, you will find great pieces at an affordable rate. There are shops like Amba jewellers and Caratlane to check out gold and silver ones.
The flea market is a hub of oxidised silver jhumkas and necklaces. You will be overwhelmed by the collection it offers.
3. Home Décor Shopping
Everyone enjoys shopping for their homes And if you are going on a home decor hunt, drop by here. You will find stuff according to your taste here and that too at affordable rates.
You can shop for mugs, rags, cushion covers, lamps, vintage clocks, and more. There are plenty of choices in terms of colors, texture, prints, and material.
4. Wedding shopping
The market is also famous for wedding shenanigans. Come here for raw, semi-stiched, and ready-made traditional clothes. It has a plethora of dupattas, kurtas, salwar, etc. You can buy or even rent lehengas and sherwanis for occasions. Besides clothing, you would also see heavy jewellery and other accessories.
To name a few shops, there are Ramji Sons, The Prakash Collection, and KC Creation. Do you know that there is a dedicated lane called Salwar lane just opposite 3 C’s Cineplex? Go check out for yourself.
Lajpat Nagar Market: A grub hub
Lajpat Nagar market is a literal treasure for all food enthusiasts. From momos to chole bhature and from mojito to iced coffee, you can have it all.
5.Visit Food Joints
For all those who love having fast food, you can easily spot joints here such as KFC, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, The Burger Club, etc.
6. Café Hopping
Sit inside a cosy cafe when you are down with lots of shopping. Beat the summer heat with a watermelon cooler at QD’s or a cafe latte at Fabcafe by Fabindia. Don’t miss out on thin-crusted cheesy Tossin Pizza.
Other eateries to join the list are The Corner Stop, Brewtoast, Crazy Bean Cafe, etc.
7. Eat from iconic Dolma Aunty
When we say the word momos, only one name crosses our mind instantly. That is Dolma Aunty. It’s a wholesome feeling to dip hot perfectly cooked steam momos in spicy garlic sauce. Get yourself tempted here.
8. Try other street food
Do you also crave mouth-watering food while roaming in markets? There are literally so many cheap yet best options in Lajpat Nagar market.
Here you can have delicious Jhakas Bombay’s pav bhaji, Shivam Suresh chaat vala’s aloo chaat, Nagpal’s chole bhature, Golden Feista’s slush, and many more toothsome snacks & drinks.
How to Reach Lajpat Nagar Market:
Nearest Metro Station: Lajpat Nagar (pink and violet line)
Note: Lajpat Nagar market is closed on Mondays.