Eat, Play, Shop: You've Got To Check Out These Malls In Hyderabad

Sunaina posted on 27 June

Come weekend and the whole of Hyderabad flocks to the malls for their dose of entertainment. With gaming zones, events and food courts, going to a shopping mall is more of a fun-filled day out than just shopping. Of course, we’re not the ones to stop you from shopping, why stop there when you can do more? Relaxation to entertainment, here are the best malls in Hyderabad where you can hang with your fam or squad.

Forum Sujana Mall

Sure we love all the malls in the city, but Forum has our heart and there is a reason for it. Forever 21 and Zara are only open in this mall and this is where we go to fix our last minute shopping woes. While it has plenty of labels in its kitty, there is more to do here. The comic fanatic in us makes sure to hit up the Entertainment Store, while the walls of the mall {near the lift} are absolutely Instagram-worthy because of Hoozinc. While the PVR multiplex has amazing screens with a great sound system here, the restaurants above the food courts aren’t the ones to be left behind with an epic live music scene. For games and all that jazz, there is Smaash, which is far bigger than the Inorbit’s outlet and you’ll find a cheerful Mario {toy} welcoming you in. The food court here isn’t great but has interesting kiosks like Ga Cibo, Keventers, Jarlie. Also, the lower ground floor is swamped with a flea-market sort-of thing where you can pick up pretty jhumkas, scarves etc. Kiddies might enjoy the toy train here or pick a mushy bear or two in the same floor.

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Plot S-16, KPHB Phase 6, Kukatpally, Hyderabad

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City Centre Mall

Located in Banjara Hills, City Centre Mall is probably one of the first malls to have entered the city. Although it has mellowed down due to a stiff competition from the newer malls, people still throng here to visit restaurants like Sahib Sindh Sultan, Angeethi. For shopping, there are limited options like Chemistry, MAX, Globus, Mineral, Mufti but you might find some great deals going on throughout. Also, the bowling alley here is less crowded {and small}, so if you’re going with your squad, you might occupy the entire thing. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it?

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8-2-592, Road 1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

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    Inorbit Mall

    Hyderabad went nuts when Inorbit Mall opened. Enter themed restaurants, walk-in wine mart, Dialogue in the dark with the view of Durgam Cheruv. We’ve spent hours in the food court gawking at the Converse shoes in Planet Sports and indulged in sinful amounts of ice-cream from Creamstone or brownies and ice-cream from Cookie Man. Along with brands like Mark & Spencer, MAX, Global Desi, Fossil, Vero Moda, Only, Aeropostale, it also has a massive H&M. While your shopping is sorted, so is your entertainment with Smaaaash Gaming Arena. But when it comes to the multiplex, the PVR here isn’t the greatest but you can make do for a movie or two.

    Malls

    64, APIIC Software Layout, Inorbit Mall Road, Madhapur, Hyderabad

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    Hyderabad Central Mall

    If you are looking for shopping only and can do without entertainment, Hyderabad Central Mall in Punjagutta has to be your best option. With stunning ethnic outfits from Neeru’s, Indya, Biba, Manyavar, and several other labels, it also has a fine mix of western wear from Vero Moda, Mufti, ONLY, Forever New, Cover Story, Jack & Jones etc. The mall is well-classified for men, women, and kids. Plus, there is a plush waiting area in each floor. A new addition to the mall is its next-door neighbour that houses accessories by international labels only. We’re talking about Aldo, Guess, Michael Kors, Gucci that share aisles with other designers. So, if you’re thinking of splurging and pampering yourself or bae, now you know where to go.

    Malls

    6-3-673, 674/1, G.S.Center Point, Durga Nagar, Punjagutta, Hyderabad

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    GVK One Mall

    Always bringing the best brands to its courtyard, GVK One Mall is the home to our favourites like Hard Rock Cafe, Forest Essentials, Khaan Saab, Satya Paul. With a fine mix of quirky stores like Chumbak and Poparazzi, it also has luxurious brands like Armani Exchange, Calvin & Klein etc. We go here for not just shopping, but also to watch movies at INOX which has brilliant screens {skip the popcorn, though}. If you love 4D movies, you can catch one or two here. The food court and the fun zone here are attractions too. Located next to each other, you can either eat and play or treat yourself to goodness after playing with your squad.

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    Road 1, Balapur Basthi, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

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    Manjeera Mall

    Manjeera Mall is a relatively new mall and is working its way up the ladder to bring some exciting brands. With the launch of Decathlon, let’s just say that it has been successful so far. For shopping, your options are absolutely limited but if basics are what you are looking at, find yourself at Shopper’s Stop. Q by Tonique — an outlet of Tonique Liquor Mall is a new addition to the mall. While it isn’t as huge as its main branch, you can still find some fine brands for your house party. But why we love going to this mall is its theatre — Cinepolis. Along with good screens, coffee and popcorn that don’t burn a hole in your pocket, the nachos here come with all you can eat sides, and we usually load up on generous amounts of salsa, sour cream. There is also a food court with the likes of Subway, Zomos, and other regular outlets.

    Malls

    Plot S-2, Survey 1050, JNTU Road, Phase 3, KPHB Colony, Kukatpally, Hyderabad

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