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Best Places For Street Shopping In Mumbai

Street shopping in Mumbai is a must do when visiting the city. Whenever you go out for a vacation there should be three things on your mind. Firstly, explore the place you are visiting, then get a taste of the local cuisine and finally shopping! Who doesn’t like to take a little memorabilia from their trip? Street shopping in Mumbai is one such experience that you would love

Today, we are going to list down top 5 amazing places for street shopping in Mumbai:

1. Colaba Causeway

Coloba Causeway is one of the most popular spots for street shopping in Mumbai which is frequented by localities as well as tourists. The streets are lined with stalls selling jewellery, accessories, shoes, bags, shirts, dresses, night suits and knick knacks. You can find almost everything you want (or don’t want) here on this street. There are also several boutiques on the street that have antique items, semi precious jewellery,  scarves & stoles and attar perfumes (natural perfumes extracted from flowers, herbs,  spices, etc.) on offer.

Colaba Causeway also flanked by some amazing cafes, eateries and restaurants that would come to your rescue when you feel hungry and tired after all the walking and shopping.  

If you are a movie buff then you can also catch a movie at Regal Cinemas which is an Art Deco movie theatre. It also happens  to be one of the oldest and biggest  theatres in Mumbai and is located at the  beginning of  Colaba Causeway.

Gateway of India, a popular tourist spot is located right behind Colaba Causeway and you can stroll over there to look at  it standing  tall by the sea and also the magnificent Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. We believe that our travel guide to Mumbai will be very helpful.

How to reach Coloba Causeway for Street shopping?

Colaba causeway is located in South Mumbai. The closest railway stations are Churchgate and CST. There are several buses that frequent to this place from  both these  stations or you can easily find a taxi from there as well.

If you are planning to take your car/bike then paid parking is available but limited and it’s difficult to find parking on weekends and holidays.

Top picks:

Earrings & jhumka, scarves & stoles, sunglasses.

Famous for:

Jewellery, accessoires and knick knacks.

2. Linking Road

Linking Road a Best Places For Street Shopping In Mumbai

Linking Road in Bandra is another popular market for street shopping in Mumbai. A favourite destination amongst college students and youngsters. You can find vendors selling shoes, bags, sunglasses, jeans, shirts and dresses here. You can also find copies of outfits from popular Bollywood films and the vendors flaunting the actresses name while trying to sell it to you. 

Get inside the bylanes to explore the stores and markets inside there. You will find stores selling casual dresses, evening gowns and denims at affordable prices in there.

When you are done with shopping do try out the succulent kebabs and tikkas at Jai Jawaan which is located right there on Linking Road.  

How to reach Linking Road in Bandra for street shopping?

Linking Road is located in Bandra West and Bandra is the closest railway station. You can easily find an auto to drop  you to Linking Road. Avoid taking your car/bike here as finding parking around the vicinity is difficult. If you are lucky you might find parking in one of the bylanes but that’s rare and difficult.

Top picks:

Footwear and western outfits

Famous for:

Affordable fashion wear

3. Hill Road

hill road a Best Places For Street Shopping In Mumbai

Hill Road is located in Bandra as well and is very popular amongst youngsters, yet another paradise for street shopping in Mumbai. It has a wide variety of shopping options for not just women but men and children as well. Shoes, accessories, shirts, shorts, tees, dresses, etc. all of it is available here at affordable prices. You can find things for each occasion and weather at Hill Road.

There are several boutiques and brand stores on either side of the street which are worth exploring as well. Also, don’t skip out on exploring Elco Market at Hill Road where you will find a wide variety of  traditional wear.

Don’t miss out on having the famous Elco pani puri while you are shopping at Hill Road. If you are lucky enough you  may spot a celebrity there too.

How to reach Hill Road for street shopping?

Hill Road is located in Bandra West and Bandra is the closest railway station. You can easily find an auto to drop  you to Linking Road. If you are planning to take your car/bike then paid parking is available at ‘Reliance Trends’ at Hill Road but it’s limited and tends to get full on weekends and holidays.

Top picks:

Casual dresses, tops, jeans and footwear

Famous for:

Fashion outfits for all seasons, ages and gender!

4. Lokhandwala Market

Lokhandwala Market a Best Places For Street Shopping In Mumbai

This market is located in Andheri and is popular amongst everyone for the wide variety of things you find there. Accessories, shoes, shirts, party outfits, traditional outfits, mobile covers and accessories, bags; you will find all of it here and that too at affordable prices! This market has street shopping  as well as a lot of boutiques that offer  some great collection of clothes, bags and accessories. There are smaller markets in the bylanes and you should explore them as well to find some great stuff!

There are some amazing of eateries around this market and you should definitely try them during your shopping spree. 

Lokhandwala is also home to local, upcoming and TV/Film artists, you may spot on of your favourite TV celeb while you are shopping at this market.

How to reach Lokhandwala for street shopping?

Lokhandwala Market is located in Andheri West and the closest railway station is Andheri. There are ample of autos available at  the station to take you to Lokhandwala Market. Finding parking here is difficult, you may find a spot in one of the bylanes but it’s difficult.

Top picks:

Footwear, dress materials, western outfits

Famous for:

Mix of street shops and fashion boutiques offering western and traditional outfits

5. Crawford Market:

Crawford market in mumbai for  Best Places For Street Shopping

This is one of the biggest markets in Mumbai having a wide range of things on offer. Home decor, utensils, electric supplies, stationary, art and craft supplies, clothes, bags; you will find all of it here. The market has several by lanes that are dedicated to each kind of product. Lights are sold in one of these lanes, while you will find artificial flowers and plants at another one. Then there are lanes that are dedicated to art and craft supplies, clothes and paper bags as well. You can shop for decor for festivals too; there are a wide range of products available for Christmas, Diwali, Eid, etc. 

Mangaldas Market which is located inside Crawford Market has a wide variety of traditional dress  materials and ready made outfits. There are tailors and designers inside the market as well to get your dress materials stitched.

Also, visit Mahatma Phule market which is right opposite Crawford Market to buy fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables, dry fruits and chocolates.

Don’t forget to try out the famous Badshah Falooda while you are there. If you are not a street food person then do checkout top 10 fine dine restaurants in Mumbai

How to reach Crawford Market for street shopping?

Crawford Market is located in South Mumbai and the closest railway stations are Marine Lines and CST. You can take a taxi from the station to reach the market. There is paid parking available in the  vicinity but it  tends to get full. The parking attendants may ask you to double park your car and  leave your keys with them but that’s a risky affair.

Top picks:

Home decor, traditional dress materials and arts & craft supplies.

Famous for:

Wholesale market, dress materials, home decor

Polish your bargaining skills before you visit all these places and use them to the fullest to get the best deals from the vendors there. Street shopping in Mumbai will never let you down.Happy shopping!

Written by Divya Salgar

Divya is born and raised in Mumbai and has immense love for the city like all true blue Mumbaikars. She has pursued her Masters in Media, Communication, & Entertainment and has been working in the media industry for the last 5 years. She has juggled between social media, creative producing, marketing, writing, and development up until now.
She has grown up on a regular dose of Ruskin Bond books and that's how she has developed a love for mountains and traveling. In her free time she can be found binging on Netflix, reading books or film scripts and gawking at photos of places she would like to travel to.

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