Street Shopping in Mumbai

10 Best Places for Street Shopping in Mumbai

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 Street Shopping in Mumbai can be quite fun. Being stayed 11 years in Mumbai, we have learnt a lot about street shopping in this B-town which is an absolute fashion hub of India. Mumbai and shopping go hand in hand, but we all know that it’s the deals and cheap price that drive us nuts.

Every corner in Mumbai offers something new eye catching that you would go crazy on shopping in this city. You will find the best of best here, may it be in fashion, accessories, electronics, home decor, Kids clothing and toys and more, all at a much cheaper than big shot malls. And, not only they are cheaper but also excellent in quality in most cases. Keep your bargaining skills high when you head out for street shopping.

 

Shopping in Mumbai

So, are you ready to head for a tour of street shopping in Mumbai? Whether you are low on cash or just need a few novelty items, the streets of Bombay are always welcoming to any of your shopping need. From bridal trinkets to 100 bucks denim shorts, we have rounded up the best places to street shop in the city. You’re welcome!

Bhuleshwar Market: 

Bhuleshwar is “go-to” place for traditional shopping if you have any wedding or function to attend. Lehenga Choli, traditional dresses, Artificial Jewellery, Bridal Jewellery, Bangles, make-up accessories and branded hand bags are the highlight of this market.

Bhuleshwar market in Mumbai

We can guarantee you will find fab wholesale wedding Jewellery sold at unbelievably low prices. Kadas, latkans and saree pins, bridal necklaces, mangalsutras, payals and kamarbands, the Bhuleshwar Market is like a Rajasthani theme park for wedding shopping!

Bhuleshwar market 2

Not only this market has huge variety of traditional wears and accessories but, also it is quite easy on pocket as it is entirely a wholesale market.

How to Get There: Nearest Local railway station: Masjid Bunder and Charni road.

Best Things to buy: 

  • Wedding dresses,
  • Imitation Jewellery and
  • Handbags

Insider Tip: Not only this market is famous for shopping, but also a great place for street side food. You must satisfy your taste buds with special khichiya papad, dosa, pani puri and bhel in this market.

Manish Market:

If you want to explore and buy Chinese products in Mumbai, then Manish market is your Go to place. By far, Mumbai’s one of the biggest wholesale cum retail market for Chinese goods, here many things are sold from kid’s toys to home décor to electronic items to computer hardware items.

manish market in Mumbai

This market predominantly sells mobile phones and its accessories. Here you can buy your favorite branded phones like iPhone, Samsung, blackberry at unbelievable discounts on second hand prices. Mumbaikars, who can’t afford branded fresh smart phones , usually flock to Manish market for buying mobiles at second hand price.              

How to get there: Nearest Local railway station. C.S.T Mumbai.

Best Things to buy:

  • MP3 Players and Music systems
  • Mobile phones,
  • Crockery and Bone china items
  • LCD and LED screens

Insider Tips:

  • Bargain hard
  • If you are buying second hand phone here, don’t hesitate to put your own sim card and check if the phone is working fine.
  • If you want to avoid crowd, visit this market in afternoon on weekdays.

Chor Bazar:

If you love Vintage and Antique items, then, Chor Bazar will give enormous options to shop. Vintage items like, wall clock, cameras, telephone, chandeliers, furniture are some of the must buys if you are visiting this market.

Chor bazar 1

Chor bazar in Mumbai

Unlike, any other shopping market in Mumbai, this place sells huge number of second hand products at unbelievable bargain rate under one roof. This is indeed a paradise for bargain shoppers. Once, you are inside the chor bazar, you will be dozed by number of hawkers and stalls selling everything and anything that your mind can conjure up. Maybe it any stationary items, electronic gadgets, vintage items or laptops and tablets.  

How to get there: Nearest local railway station: Grant road.

Best things to buy:

  • Antique handicrafts
  • Furniture
  • Second hand laptops and tablets
  • Automobile parts.

Insider Tip: A muddled street of Chor Bazaar is worth visiting on Friday morning (around 4am) if you want to do a cheapest shopping of your life.

Dharavi Leather Market:

Even though, Dharavi is known for its slum area, the leather market here is humongous. Dharavi Market is known for leather goods, from stylish jackets to beautifully crafted bags wallets, and belts. Leather goods, usually luxury items, can be bought at heavily discounted rates at this market.

Dharavi leather market

How to get there: Nearest local railway station is Sion station

Best Things to buy: Leather jackets, bags, backpacks, wallets, belts, shoes.

Insider Tip: If you don’t like what you see in the shops there, most of the stores will custom-make any design you want.

Crawford Market:

One of the oldest market of Mumbai, Crawford market is especially known for its whole sale Fruits and Veggies market. Now days, you also find bone china crockery, home decors, suitcases, bags, kids toys etc all under one roof here.

Crawford market 1

There are many other small markets near Crawford where you can buy gift items, stationary items, books, clothing, shoes etc in much cheap rate then retail price.

How to reach there: Nearest local railway station: CST Station

Best things to buy: Fruits, Vegetables, Clothing, shoes, toys

Insider Tip: Carry lot of cash, many sellers here don’t accept cards.

Colaba Causeway:

If you are into fashion accessories, the Colaba Causeway is pure bliss for you. Two words ‘Colaba Causeway’ and ‘cheap shopping’ fits well together for this market. Colaba Causeway is an elasticity of pure shopper’s paradise. The side street is fastened with fashionable clothing, trendy imitation Jewellery, Books, Gemstones, Trendy bracelets, Vintage cameras, Shoes and many more.

Colaba Causeway

How to reach there: Nearest Local railway station: CST

Best Things to buy: Trendy fashion Jewellery, Shoes, Clothing.

Insider Tips: Bargain as hard as you can. Start bargaining from 50% of the quoted price and then gradually increase the price to the best deal.

Fashion street:

Go here for the cheapest clothes, shoes and bits and baubles. As you get from the name, you will see lot of trendy fashionable clothes here at a very cheap deal. Around 150 stalls here are lined up on a street to give you everything that your wardrobe needs.

Fashion Street Mumbai

While the branded goods on offer here are first copy (look out for the misspelled brand names), you will find that the quality is good. make sure you check the garment properly for any defects before purchasing it.

How to reach there: Nearest local railway station: CST

Best things to buy:

  • Jeans
  • Track pants
  • Capris,
  • Shirts
  • Skirts

Insider Tip: Bargain and Bargain, If you don’t bargain , you will end up paying more. Start with the half price of the quoted amount and gradually go upwards. Usually they settle down in 75% of the quoted rate.

Linking Road:

Bandra is known for many things, one of them is its road side market i.e. Linking road market. The Linking Road is home to some of the quirkiest clothes and accessories you can wish to find while out street shopping. This market quite organized as compared to other markets in Mumbai, as street stalls are grouped together per the type of goods they sell. So, many options for you to choose.

Linking road Mumbai

Go crazy over trendy necklaces and ear rings, fashion clothing and shoes here at easy on pocket prices.

How to reach there: Nearest local railway station: Bandra

Best things to buy:

  • Clothing
  • Trendy accessories
  • Belts
  • Shoes

Insider Tip: Avoid hitting this shopping hub weekends as its gets over crowded.

Mangaldas Market:

If you have any wedding to attend or a function at home, this clothing market can save a lot of your money. Mangaldas market is all about cloths and fabrics.

Mangaldas market

This is one of the historic shopping destination in Mumbai and the biggest wholesale market for cloths and fabrics. This market has over 100 garments and fabric shops divided among 9 narrow lanes and attracts thousands of shopaholics every day.

How to reach there: Nearest local railway station: Masjid Bunder

Best Things to buy:

  • All kinds of stitched fabrics
  • Sarees
  • Fabrics for Indian traditional wears

Insider Tip: Carry Cash. Only few stalls owners accept card payments.

Natraj Market:

You will find combination of western as well as traditional wear in this market, which offers numerous options at an affordable rate. It also has several bridal stores that stock a good selection of wedding apparel and accessories.

Natraj Market

How to get there: Nearest local railway station: Malad

Best things to buy:

  • Traditional wear
  • Formal wear
  • Shoes

Whether you’re looking for the perfect saree for an upcoming wedding, stylish shoes or even a computer, the street shopping markets in Mumbai offer it all. Pocket friendly shopping street of Mumbai is an ultimate way to explore true colors of aamchi Mumbai.

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