Time and again, one returns to Yashwant Place Shopping Complex for its exceptionally tempting and juicy momos. But there’s more to the market than that. Did you know that all major travel agencies have set up shop here? Or that the best precious and semi precious jewellery is to be encountered in the basement of the plaza? Here, we have the scoop on what to see and shop at Yashwant Place, including leather, fur, food and all other sorts of finery.

The closest metro station is Jorbagh.

FOOD AND DRINKS

It’s 9

Its_9

What: Bakery and cafe serving cakes, pastries, sandwiches and breads.

Where: Office And Shopping Complex 1st Floor, Yashwant Place, Next to Bikanervala, Satya Marg

Timings: 9am – 11pm

Price: INR 750 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 24121520, 011 24121521

Bikanervala

Bikanervala

What: A sweet shop offering North Indian Fare. Dahi vada and dosas are winners.

Where: Satya Marg, Netaji Nagar

Timings: 9m – 11pm

Price: INR 450 for two {approx}

Contact: 011 24100219, 011 24100220

Wine and Beer Shop

What: A Govt. registered store with a range of alcohol and liquer.

Where: Shop 122

Timings: 12pm – 10pm

Price: On request

Chanakya Barbeque

What: Indo Chinese joint that does terrific momos that are juicy and come with a spicy dip.

Where: Shop 27

Timings: 12pm – 11pm

Price: INR 800 for two {approx.}

Contact: +91 9911300103, +91 9910683536

Chimney Sizzlers

Chimney_sizzlers

What: Try their fried chicken momos, steamed chicken momos and the lamb momos. We also recommend their Fish Hot Garlic Sauce. Tip: You can order alcohol here too. Just ask the waiter.

Where: Shop 11, 16

Timings: 11am – 12am

Price: INR 800 for two {approx.}

Contact: +91 9810065668, +91 9910065668

Chimney

What: The Mutton Tandoori Momos are exceptionally good. Tip: Alcohol is available.

Where: Shop 26

Timings: 12pm – 11.30pm

Price: INR 900 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 24105647, +91 9971645234

Bawarchi’s

What: The Double Fried Pork Chilli with hakka noodles are our personal favourites.

Where: Shop 25

Timings: 12pm – 11pm

Price: INR 700 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 24103030, +91 9958373707

Bamboo Chopstix

What: Recommended for a late night outing with friends. Momos are as hot and bursting with flavour as ever.

Where: Shop 21

Timings: 12pm – 11pm

Price: INR 700 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 24104902, +91 9810056136

Laguna

What: If not the momos, you can head right for the Chilli Prawns, and any of the various thukpas.

Where: Shop 11 and 18

Timings: 11am – 11.30pm

Price: INR 900 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 26113662, +91 9911950902

China Town Sizzlers

China_town_sizzlers

What: Serving massive quantities, head here for Clear Chicken Soup and the Chilli Garlic Prawns. Takeaway and delivery options are available.

Where: Shop 15

Timings: 11am – 12am

Price: INR 600 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 24105178, +91 9811018466

Chinese Garden

What: A small outlet like the others, try their Lemon Chicken and the Chicken Thukpa.

Where: Shop 14

Timings: 12pm – 12am

Price: INR 900 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 26881200, +91 9811262922

New Zaika

What: One of the places in the food plaza that has Indian on its menu. Try the chicken malai tikka.

Where: Shop 9

Timings: 11am – 11.30pm

Price: INR 700 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 26111811, +91 9950836245

Al Kuresh

What: Promising Mughlai fare to its patrons, Al Kuresh has amazing galouti kebabs, had best with varqi parathas.

Where:  Shop 7

Timings: 12pm – 11pm

Price: INR 700 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 24102333, 011 26880333

Milan Food

What: One of the tinier places here. We recommend that you try their spring rolls and fuyongs. And guess what, they do sizzlers too.

Where: Shop 5

Timings: 11am – 11.30pm

Price: INR 650 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 26888786, +91 9811840786

Momo Point

What: The name says it all. We were pleasantly surprised with their Fish Momos, a completely new version of fish and mayo.

Where: Shop 2

Timings: 12pm – 12am

Price: INR 700 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 26880333, +91 9871047786

Kashyap Corner

What: Fast food and drinks. This place does a super tandoori chicken and other rich Punjabi food.

Where: Shop 1

Timings: 12.30pm – 11.30pm

Price: INR 400 for two {approx.}

Contact: +9111268725480, +919540403781

Chinese Bite

What: Indianised Chinese food; Chinese Bite has a really good Cottage Cheese Sizzler and Chicken Rice in Oyster Sauce.

Where: Shop 12 and 13

Timings: 12pm – 11pm

Price: INR 700 for two {approx.}

Contact: 011 24677786, 011 26877786

LIFESTYLE

Surya Carpets

Surya_carpets

What: A home and decor store, it has rich and heavy carpets from Kashmir that can adorn your floor and walls.

Where: Shop 50

Timings: 10.30am – 7pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 26113660

SH Faisal Husain Jewellers

What: Jewellers who deal in silver, gold and diamond jewellery. They have amazing designs for those looking for something unique.

Where: Shop 51

Timings: 11am – 7pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 2410 7024

Jewel House

Jewel_house

What: Jewellers with authentic items and really great deals on jewellery. They have been around for years, so they have experience in procuring authentic stones.

Where: Shop 47

Timings: 11am – 7pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 2611 3658

Monika Handicrafts

What: This store deals in leather stuff. They have sturdy belts, and garments. You will even find the odd handbag here.

Where: Shop 53

Timings: 11pm – 8pm

Price: Depending on item

Contact: +91 9810143682, +91 9999966668, 011-26113647

Meetu Leather Garments

What: This is the perfect place to scout out that leather jacket that you’ve always wanted.

Where: Shop 55

Timings: 10am – 8pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 2688 1563

Gem Crafts

What: Precious and semi-precious stone dealers.

Where: Shop 43

Timings: 9.30am – 6.30pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 65815087, +91 9811265653

Ajay Leather Bags

Ajay_leather_bags

What: They have leather bags of every kind. Their messenger bags and laptop bags are gorgeous. If you’re looking for small handbags then this is your jam.

Where: Shop 42

Timings: 10am – 8pm

Price: INR 1,000 onwards

Contact: +91-9999291860, +91-9899913823

M Ahmad Fur Store

What: Fur Store that keeps ladies fur jackets and gloves. You might also find boots here.

Where: Shop 41

Timings: 10am – 8pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 2393 8817

Uppal Carpets

What: They are carpet dealers, who also offer carpet cleaning services.

Where: Shop 60

Timings: 10am – 8pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 2467 1516, +91-9811074821

Jetha and Co

What: Jetha has a vast collection of designer diamond jewellery. Go have a look if you’re on the scout for branded jewellery at lower prices.

Where: Shop 116

Timings: 10am – 6pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 24671763, 011 26882543

Mohiddin Roshangar Handicrafts

What: Deals in wooden handicrafts and other woodwork. In fact, they also keep select handloom products.

Where: Shop 117A

Timings: 10am – 6pm, closed on Sundays

Price: On request

Contact: 011-26113958

Jain’s Company Jewellery

What: Precious and semi-precious stone dealers. They will also hook you up with some fabulous silver jewellery, if you’re in the market for some.

Where: Shop 110

Timings: 9.30am – 6.30pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 2467 1376, +91-9810265526

Gopal Crafts

Gopal_crafts

What: From a local Indian artisan to a premium manufacturer of jewellery, GCI has a presence in Russia and other European countries. They also have expertise in handcrafted customised jewellery.

Where: Shop 114

Timings: 11am – 7.30pm, Sundays closed

Price: On request

Contact: 011 2611 4492, +91-9999900362, +91-9810197330

Gift Emporium

What: They stock exclusive leather jackets,  garments and bags.

Where: Shop 111

Timings: 11.30am – 7pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 26882200, 26876445, +91-9810100305

Uphar Shoe Palace

Uphar_shoe_palace

What: The only place for fabulous leather boots, they will also set you up with some fur jackets and gloves for the coming winter.

Where: Shop 110

Timings: 9.30am – 6.30pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011-26874373

Premson

What: Dealing in leather products, Premson is the spot to get some quality leather purses and clutches.

Where: Shop 108

Timings: 9.30am – 9.30pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 2410 5118, 11-25460346

M Darsons

What: Leather jacket retailers who are known for their garments, since they also export them.

Where: Shop 67

Timings: 10am – 8.30pm

Price: On request

Contact: +91-9211421661

Heritage Jewels

What: Dealers in unique precious and semi-precious jewellery.

Where: Shop 68

Timings: 11am – 7.30pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 2611 9907

Kings

What: A jewellery showroom that deals in exquisite gemstones and precious stone jewellery.

Where: Shop 86

Timings: 10am – 7pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 26874256, +91-9818206969

Crafts Land India

Crafts_land_india

What: A gold and silver jewellery showroom.

Where: Shop 72

Timings: 9.30am – 6.30pm

Price: On request

Contact: 099534 18899, 011 – 26119174

Corocraft Jewels

Corocraft_jewels

What: Corocraft has a vast collection of gold jewellery, especially for bridal needs. They also customise jewellery if you want something specific.

Where: Shop 73

Timings: 10am – 7pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 2611 1077, 011 26889052

Kundanlal Parakh

What: Jewellers and goldsmiths who specialise in silver and gold jewellery. They are also into wholesale of gold and silver.

Where: Shop 75

Timings: 11am – 7.30pm

Price: On request

Contact: +91-9811131036, 011-24679123,  011 26878943

Gift Palace Sriniwas Puri

What: A toy store, you will find everything here from rucksacks for travelling to carrom boards. They are primarily a store that stock toys and bags of all kinds.

Where: Shop 82

Timings: 10am – 6pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011-26874257

John Brass Shop

What: A brass shop, this is heaven for those interested in home decor items. They also keep brass musical instruments. Tip: Ask here for wooden handicrafts too.

Where: Shop 90

Timings: 10.30am – 8pm

Price: On request

Contact: +91-9871424269, 011-24677418, 011 26119162

Style Beauty Salon

Style_beauty_saloon

What: This is a unisex parlour within the shopping complex that offers basic services for hair and skin.

Where: Shop 93 and 94

Timings: 9am – 7pm

Price: On request

Contact:+91 9811386797, 011-26887899, 011 24675278

Chanakya Hairdresser

What: A salon that offers hair cutting and styling services.

Where: Shop 130

Timings: 8am – 8.30pm

Price: On request

Contact: 099114 46169

Souvenir Jewel House

What: Jewellers and  goldsmiths, they are exporters of precious and semi precious jewellery.

Where: Shop 70

Timings: 9.30am – 6.30pm, Sunday closed

Price: On request

Contact: 011-24100246, +91-9811221246

ART AND CULTURE

Varun Stationery Mart

Varun_stationery_mart

What: Stationery and gift shop. You’ll find paper, gifts and handicraft items if you’re looking to buy something unique.

Where: Shop 46

Timings: 11am – 8pm

Contact: 011 2467 5102

Book World

What: Books and Maps.

Where: Shop 69

Timings: 12pm – 11pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011-24104981

OTHERS 

PP Pharmaceuticals

What: Medicines and medical supplies. Also good for your toiletries and intimate products.

Where: Shop 37

Timings: 10.30am – 7.30pm

Price: On request

Contact: 011 2687 7832

Kishansons

What: Departmental store stocking drinks and supplies, including domestic stuff and snacks.

Where: Shop 78 and 79

Timings: 9am – 8pm

Contact: +91-9910552955, +91-11-24673907, 011 24671895

Jagdish Departmental Store

What: Departmental store that we recommend for toiletries, cosmetics and other products.

Where: Shop 65

Timings: 10am – 8pm

Contact: 011 – 24677430, 011 – 26889208

DTDC

What: Courier and cargo services.

Where: Shop 129

Timings: 10am – 7pm

Contact: 9310169967, 011-26116242, 26116243

Menka Communication Center

What: Mobile phone dealers, cyber cafe, binding and photocopying services.

Where: Shop 31

Timings: 8.30am – 8pm

Contact: +91-9810667451, 011-24105742, 011-26887524

Vishal Photostat

What: Photostat, copying, binding services, and cyber cafe

Where: Shop 3

Timings: 12pm – 11pm

Contact: 011 – 26878444, 011 – 26111333

Porta Cabin

What: Portable building builders who are making huts, rooms, classrooms etc.

Where: Shop No 30

Timings: 11am – 9pm

Price: INR 600 per sq.ft. onwards

Contact: +91-9873170891, 9873160892

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