Your Luxe Guide To Where To Shop, Eat & Stay In Aerocity

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    Aerocity in Delhi is synonymous with the word luxury when it comes to the hotels, restaurants and even stores here! Built near the Indira Gandhi International Airport, the target audience is mostly travellers who have a layover in Delhi or happen to be in Delhi for a few hours. But it has become a hotspot now for Delhiites, too, as the area offers numerous options for a luxury staycation, rejuvenating spas, and fine dining and shopping experiences as well.

    Disclaimer: If you choose to head out, please ensure you wear a mask and practice social distancing and follow all health and safety norms. 

    WHERE TO STAY

    Aloft Hotel

    Aloft Hotel

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    This is a business hotel way cooler than a regular hotel. They have crazy artwork all over their corridors and walls. Aloft has a babysitting option for children, so your young one will also be busy while you are at work. 

    Price: INR 4,500 per night (approx.)

    If it's a work trip you're going for, maybe invest in a sturdy laptop bag too?

    Andaz

    Andaz Delhi

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    Andaz is a concept hotel by Hyatt which offers an ode to Delhi and its culture. They have 401 rooms, built with the aim to make you fall in love with Delhi as well. You can book a room or a suite for yourself when you come to stay here. This property is also pet friendly at an additional cost.

    Don't miss out on getting a meal at AnnaMaya, or if you're looking for drinks, Juniper is India's first gin bar that serves awesome cocktails. 

    Price: INR 5,500 per night (approx.) 

    Holiday Inn

    Holiday Inn

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    Holiday Inn is an American chain of hotels that has been hosting people since 1950s. When in Aerocity, choose this hotel for business meetings, conferences or even private celebrations and they will spoil you with their variety (not only with the different banquet halls but also their range of food). If you have children, kids under the age of 12 stay and eat free with parents. They have also recently become pet-friendly at no additional cost!

    Price: INR 2,900 per night (approx.)

    Pullman New Delhi Aerocity

    Pullman is a peacock-themed 5 star luxury hotel that is just 200 metres from the Delhi Aerocity metro station. It is also at a walking distance from Worldmark, a premium shopping destination and business park. It has 6 restaurants and bars where you can dine and have a chill time at. 

    Price: INR 5,600 per night (approx.)

    Roseate House

    Roseate House

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    Roseate House is the answer to when you are looking to pampering yourself over the weekend. If you truly want to spoil yourself, we recommend you book a suite with a separate bathtub and a gorgeous view.

    Price: INR 5,800 per night (approx.)

    Ibis Hotel

    Ibis Hotel is an international chain by Accor Hotels and is slightly more economical than others mentioned on this list. If you are someone who follows 'early to bed, early to rise', they have breakfast options starting as early as 4 am! This property is also pet-friendly.

    Price: INR 2,500 per night (approx.)

    JW Marriott

    Now, who hasn't heard of Marriott, when it comes to premium luxury 7 star hotels? From spa and ayurvedic treatment to a heated pool and fine dine restaurants with Korean and Japanese cuisines, Marriott has everything to make your stay memorable and comfortable. This place also has our favourite breakfast spread out of all the others on the list.

    Price: INR 6,500 per night (approx.)

    Speaking of breakfast, check out these breakfast mixes that are delicious and super easy to whip up.


    Lemon Tree

    Lemon Tree Premier

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    Their services are as refreshing as their name sounds. They will arrange a pick up from the airport or the metro in premium sedan cars. They also have a business centre fully equipped with iMac terminals and free WiFi so that you can attend to all your work requirements in comfort.

    Price: INR 2,900 per night (approx.)

    WHERE TO EAT

    Plum By Bent Chair

    Plum is India's first retail cafe. You can actually shop for furniture and home decor you choose as your seating area! Each seating section is different. They incorporate various themes like boho and chic for you to choose from. They have a huge pan Asian menu with different cuisines from Japan, China, Thailand and Korea.

    If you love Plum's OTT vibe, you'll love the maximalist decor trend just as much!

    Dragonfly Experience

    With three levels each with a bar, Dragonfly Experience is the largest restaurant in town and is an emotion waiting to be experienced. They have an exhaustive menu of drinks with unique cocktails on the menu. It has taken the Delhi culinary industry by a storm.

    La Roca

    La Roca

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    La Roca is a tapas bar located in Aerocity. The concept and the name of the place is inspired by Spain. Many of their ingredients are also sourced from places such as Spain, Amsterdam, Korea, Brazil and Japan. With different ingredients, they have also curated a very unique menu that does not disappoint.

    Underdoggs

    Underdoggs

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    It is a sports bar in Aerocity and is great place to hang out with your squad. They have regular live sports screenings and their strength lies in their amazing fusion food.

    REVE

    Reve

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    REVE is a French word meaning dream and indeed this café is like stepping inside a dream. It is a perfect spot for that Sunday brunch or a romantic date with bae. The interiors and the menu will take you to France without needing a passport! They have a traditional French cuisine, some items which they have tweaked a little.

    Love brunch? Check out our guide to throwing a fabulous brunch at home.

    Kampai

    Kampai

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    Kampai is a Japanese word meaning cheers. This restaurant has ceilings that display cherry blossoms of Japan, giving the place a very spring aesthetic. The tables here can be converted into private parlour spaces as well. They also have low seating which is traditional of Japan. 

    One8 Commune

    A venture started by Virat Kohli, One8 Commune is an awesome place to chill with an equally nice outdoor and indoor space. Their menu includes Continental, Chinese and Mediterranean picks along with some carefully crafted cocktails. If you like gin, you'll love their drinks menu. 

    AnnaMaya

    AnnaMaya is a 'farm to table' restaurant that gets their ingredients from local farmers which mean that some of their ingredients are organic as well and available to be purchased to take home with you. Their stained glass window has the charm of Old Delhi. Every Sunday they have brunch deals that you shouldn't miss.

    Roasted By Roseate

    Roasted is a bakery and patisserie for times when your sweet tooth cravings kick in. It has small bites as well like sandwiches, open sandwiches, puffs and quiches. They also have a range of TWG teas that you must try if you visit this place.

    Liv Bar

    Liv Bar

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    Liv Bar has a specially curated menu which is a little more appetiser heavy but we're okay with that since we prefer smaller plates when we're also drinking, and their bar menu is huge! They also regularly have live performances if you enjoy acoustic sets with your drinks.

    Chidya Ghar Bar

    Chidya Ghar

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    Another gem of the Roseate House, head to this place for drinks if you want to unwind and relax or just catch up with some old friends. It has a cosy ambience but a limited food menu if you are looking for more options. However, their extensive cocktails definitely make up for it.

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    Farzi Cafe

    Farzi Cafe

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    This one's a modern Indian bistro that serves experimental Indian food like dal chawal arancini, guntur chilly chicken and ras malai tres leches. Go here if you're craving Indian food but with a twist.

    Costa Coffee

    Costa Coffee

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    Who can ever say no to a cup of hot coffee especially when you are worked up and really need a moment away from work? Refuel yourself at Costa Coffee with amazing coffee and small eats.

    PS: They also have a Starbucks here or Chaayos if you're more into tea. 

    Coffee lovers, check out India's best coffees you can get online, whether you like yours cold, hot or iced!

    Bikanervala

    Bikanervala

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    Going out as a group and everyone wants to eat a bunch of different things? Bikanervala will always come to your rescue because of its multi-cuisine (and affordable) menu which includes north indian, south indian, chinese, chaat, pizza and sweets.

    WHERE TO SHOP

    The Upstage Collect

    The Upstage Collect is a retail store at The Roseate. It brings together and showcases the products from premium homegrown brands. It has luxury lifestyle, apparel, jewellery and skincare brands.

    Da Milano

    Da Milano

    Available Online

    Da Milano is an Italian luxury brand founded in 1984 that does accessories, belts, bags and wallets for both men and women. They also have travel accessories and luggage. 

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    Central

    Central

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    One of the popular American chains, Central has a store in Aerocity as well. You can shop apparel (both western and indian), footwear, handbags, fragrances and more from different brands all under one roof here.

    Shaze

    Shaze

    Available Online

    If you are looking for high end classy pieces of jewellery (including earrings, bracelets, pendants and tie cufflinks), head to Shaze in Worldmark, Aerocity. Jewellery always makes for great gifts if you've to buy something for someone or simply pamper yourself with some retail therapy.

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    Miniso

    Miniso

    IGI Airport, Delhi

    Love picking up all kinds of knick knacks, from beauty to stuffed toys to home decor? Miniso will be like a gold mine with affordable and adorable options for everything.

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