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List of Top 10 Shopping Malls in Chennai

Chennai is the most popular city and the capital of Tamil Nadu. Not only there are some popular Tourist Attractions in Chennai, but you can also visit some amazing shopping markets in Chennai. If we talk about malls in Chennai, they are well-equipped and enormous and consist of both global and domestic brands. Shopping Malls in Chennai have venues likes food stores, multi-screen theaters and entertainment zones to have unlimited enjoyment and fun.

Let’s have a look at the list of 10 Best Shopping Malls in Chennai.

Top 10 Shopping Malls in Chennai

1) Phoenix Market City

Phoenix Market City is one of the best and biggest shopping malls in Chennai established by well-known Phoenix Mills Limited. Founded in 2013, this mall features the first IMAX theatre of Chennai which is a 11 screen multiplex. It also has an interactive and superb gaming zone ‘IPlay’ blended with mind blowing effects like smoke, snow, thunderstorm and bubble with the seat movement which is well synchronized with the movie.

Phoenix Market City, Chennai
PC : http://www.99acres.com

Not only this, it also houses many branded national and international outlets including Manchester United, Lifestyle, Allen Solly, Pantaloons, Steve Madden, Globus, Aldo, Adidas and a many more. There are a lot of electronic stores in the mall including Reliance Digital, Access, Poorvika and Croma. Food Lovers can enjoy the large variety of food in popular outlets and joints like Dominos, KFC, Moti Mahal Deluxe, Arabian Hut, Fruit Punch, Kailash Parbat, China Wall, Wow Momo, Kwality Walls etc.

The mall has been poised to make a mark in the Indian real estate domain. Spread over an area of 1.5 million square feet, the Phoenix Market City mall is equipped with latest and state-of-art facilities and thus preferred by people of Chennai. This mall is visited by many people for shopping, fun, relaxation, outing, food, entertainment, fitness, and to spend quality time with friends, family and their loved ones.

Address142, Velachery Main Road, Near Gurunanak College, Velachery, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600042.

Phone Number044 3008 3007

Website : http://phoenixmarketcitychennai.com

2) Express Avenue

Express Avenue is one of the most famous shopping mall in Chennai and is a subsidiary of The Indian Express Group. It is home to the South India’s largest gaming arcade. Built with a total cost of Rs.7,500 million, this 1.75 million sq. ft mall consists of 10 anchor tenants and 150 vanilla tenants. Express Avenue is built on a 10-acre site inside the popular Indian Express Estate. It has 4 floors of retail space, a separate building for corporate offices and a luxury hotel. Out of the total 10 acres, about 3.57 acres has been taken by buildings. The rest of the area has been used for car parking, drive-ways and landscaping. Overall this mall has 26 lifts, 34 escalators and 4 travelators.

Express Avenue Mall, Chennai

Express Avenue provides a mixture of shopping, business as well as leisure. This mall is surrounded by Whites Road, Woods Road, and Patullos Road and has a three-level parking space in the basement which can occupy more than 1,500 cars and a separate parking area for bikes. The entertainment area of Express Avenue is approx. 70,000 square feet. The Escape Cinemas inside the Express Avenue, has an eight-screen multiplex with an overall capacity of 1,600 seats in an area of 50,000 sq. ft, which is known to be the Chennai’s largest cineplex.

Besides various stores and outlets, the mall also has Lifestyle, Pantaloon & Big Bazaar. The food court of this mall has 25 counters which includes food chains like KFC and Pizza Hut. The food court is spread over an area of 50,000 sq. ft and is known as EA Garden. It has 25 counters with a lot of food and beverage options like Oriental, North Indian, South Indian, American and Italian to give a perfect experience for Indian and International Cuisines. An E Hotel, a 44-room 4-star boutique hotel, is also being developed in the mall at a total cost of Rs. 300 million.

AddressNo. 2 , Club House Road, Royapettah, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600002.

Phone Number : 044 2846 4646


3) Spencer Plaza

Spencer Plaza is a shopping mall in Chennai situated in Anna Salai locality. It is one of the best landmarks of Chennai. Built during the times of the British Raj and renovated in 1985 on the same site of original Spencer’s store, it is was known to be the oldest shopping mall in India and one of the South Asia’s biggest shopping malls when it was built. It is one of the earliest Grade A projects of Chennai, and was developed in the 2nd half of the 1990s. As per March 2010, it is better known as the 11th largest mall in India covering a total area of 530,000 sq ft.

Spencer Plaza, Chennai

This mall features major stores like Westside and Landmark, and a lot of local and international brands like Nike, Adidas, Bata, Regal, Health & Glow, Vummidiars, Van Heusen, Proline, Allen Solly, Florshaim shoes, Lipton, Louis Philippe, Titan, Levi’s, Casio, V.I.P. Luggage, Spencer & Co, Timex Watch Showroom, Swatch, Cookie Man, BPL (Profx), Color Plus, Navigator, Witco, Pantaloons, Arrow, Lee, Music World, Food World, HSBC, ABN AMRO, American Express, Citibank, First Flight and Du Bowl etc.

On 26 February 2004, the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) constructed a trade centre at this complex at an overall cost of Rs.17 million. The Sri Lanka Trade Centre is spread over a total area of 20,000 sq ft on the first floor of the building. In this Trade Centre 17 frontline Sri Lankan companies are displaying  various apparel, artificial flowers, confectionaries, footwear and leather products, gems and jewellery, herbal products, light engineering products, porcelain, tableware, Ceylon tea, toys, transportation and airlines.

AddressS-72, Spencer Plaza 769, Anna Salai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600002.

Phone Number044 2849 1005 / 044 4206 1524


4) The Chennai Citi Centre

Chennai Citicentre is an ultimate family leisure, entertainment & shopping mall in Chennai which was opened in March 2006. Located in the heart of Chennai, Chennai Citi Centre is spread across an area of 4,00,000 sq ft which includes 1,00,000 sq ft family mall offering an wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The mall is situated quite close to many famous tourist places of Chennai such as Marina Beach, Kapaleeswarar temple & Santhome Basillica church which makes it a leisure spot for large number of tourists.

Chennai Citi Centre

Chennai Citi Centre is a one stop destination for Shopping, Dining & Entertainment! Chennai Citicentre puts together a wide variety of events and activities which makes this place cooler than you think! You can also be a part of the Summer Shopping Carnival held at this mall where you will be offered a wide variety of products under a single roof. Do not miss out the interesting entertainment areas including Live Music band, Fashion Show and a lot more which usually takes place in the Family Fun Weekends at Chennai Citicentre.

AddressNo.10 & 11 Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004.

Phone Number044 2847 7666

Website : http://chennaiciticenter.com

5) Abirami Mega Mall

Abirami Mega Mall is situated at Purasawalkam locality of Chennai and is known to be one of the first malls of its kind which was been established in year 2003. Named after the well known personality Abirami Ramanathan, it is popular as one of the largest shopping malls of Chennai which has famous and reckoned theatres which are being visited by a lot of people from all over the city. It is widely popular for its multiplexes covering Robot Bala Abirami, 7 star theatre, Swarna Sakthi Abirami and Shree Annai Abirami.

Abirami Mega Mall, Chennai

One of the most special feature of these 7 stars when compared to other multiplexes has a lot of reasons and first one being the theme which is world class and ravishing Spanish Opera House theme. Integrated with superb recliner seats, all digital signages, imported and outstanding silver screen, air conditioned auditorium, lobby and wash rooms, waiters on call are also available in order to serve your you the delicacies including lunch, tea, snacks, dinner, drinks, anything. This mall also provides limousine pick up and drop facility as well as a pre-paid auto service which surely serves as an added advantage. In short this mall is surely a perfect place to hang out in Chennai with your friends, family and loved ones. A 3D film theatre is also offered by this mall for which even advanced bookings up to 2 weeks are available and special packages are also available at affordable prices.

Address#152, Purasaiwakkam High Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600010.

Phone Number044 3024 4477


6) Fountain Plaza

Fountain Plaza is a shopping mall in Chennai where customers can buy anything ranging from garments to electronics and from kitchenware to footwear. Some of the most popular brands available in Fountain Plaza are Haute Designs, Kut of Klass, V2, and Eve’s Park.

It is one of the most popular and most visited malls of Chennai. Located at Pantheon Road, Egmore in Chennai, it is shopping mall of average size and it is a perfect place for youngters to hang out and for spending quality time. Fountain Plaza is known to be a perfect place in chennai for spending leisure time and to relax.

Fountain Plaza, Chennai

This Mall remains open from 9 AM to 8 PM. If you are looking for some budget shops, it can be one of the best mall for you. It has various stores for apparels, jewellery, shoes and a lot more. You can also avail many deals and offers at this mall. You can get most of the products here at high quality and affordable prices. The mall also boasts of housing some top notch brands like Thofah, Haute designs, Trinity connections etc. There is a supermarket where you can get all day to day use stuff. The is a spa and massage centre in the Mall, which is a must visit place to relax from your day to day schedule.

The mall also has a lot of food joints where you can try different cuisines and beverages including various juice shops, coffee shops, chat and sandwich shops and a lot more. Fountain Plaza is an ideal place where you can get almost anything and everything.The most popular food outlets include Ajnabee for chat and Rock famous for its great looking tattoos. Fountain Plaza Mall in Chennai is one of oldest malls of Chennai.

Address1, Pantheon Road, Egmore, Chennai600008, Tamil Nadu.

Phone Number044 28193284 / 044 28193121

Website : N/A

7) Ampa Skywalk Mall

Ampa Skywalk is a popular shopping mall in Chennai. With a total of 3 floors of retail space, this mall has outlets for leading clothing and apparel brands, a 7-screen multiplex, games zone and a food court. Ampa Skywalk Mall is situated in Aminjikarai Locality on the banks of Cooum River where Poonamallee High Road and Nelson Manikkam Road meet.

The mall is built in an area of three acres. Built at an overall cost of Rs. 1,100 million, this 650,000 sq ft mall features a total retail space of 350,000 sq ft in 3 levels. A total of 22 shops were opened inside the mall on the launch day, with the rest of the shops opening in phases. There is a 25 m long skywalk in the mall connecting the ticket boxes to the theatres. The food court is named as F3 and it can accommodate 650 persons. The mall also houses a 10,000 sq ft gaming area and 20-room boutique hotel that is being run by Auromatrix Hotels. It also has an 8-level parking lot which has the capability to accommodate about 1,000 cars and 1,000 two-wheelers.

Ampa Skywalk Mall, Chennai

The various outlets in the mall include F3 Food Court which includes Wangs Kitchen, Hot Chips, Hot Chips Chaat, Curry House, Thattukada, Just Parathas, Mr. & Mrs. Idly, La Boulangerie, Namma Dindigul Biriyani, Hog Dog, Sizzlers, Delesiaso, Milky Way, Starkes Burger Joint, Squeez Juice Bars, Kailash Parbath, CookieMan Ice cream. Other Restaurants in the mall are Pizza Hut, Mcdonalds, KFC, Cafe Coffee Day, Kalmane Coffee, Cookie Man, Jus Booster Juice, Rajdhani, Feugo Fusion Grill – By Star Gate Hotels. Retail Outlets include Tata-Trent’s Star Bazaar – Chennai’s first hypermarket, Westside – Ground, first and second floor, On third floor Landmark – Book and Music store CDs, DVDs, (20,000 sq ft), Fun Center – Games, Bowling (10,000 sq ft), On Second Floor BOSE, Camera Citi, Satya Paul Bags and Sarees, Diva, Benetton Kids, Lilliput, Mustard Store, Gravity Collections, SOCH, W-Store, Biba, Flower Express, Naturals – Unisex Salon, Health and Glow, Soles. There are a lot of other popular domestic and Internatinal Retail Outets in this Mall. Entertainment – PVR Cinemas – 1,900 seat 7-screen multiplex, with five small and two big theatres.

AddressNo. 1, Nelson Manickam Road, 627, Poonamalee High Road, Aminjikarai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600029.

Phone Number044 3024 9494


8) Gold Souk Grande Mall

Gold Souk Grande Mall

Gold Souk Grande Mall is placed at 8th position in list of top 10 malls in Chennai. It was established in 2012 and has 5-levels of shopping outlets which houses top national and international brands. Some of the brands in the Mall are Mont Blanc, Tourister, Manyavar, Tag Heuer, Carbon, Woodland and Rado. This mall is one of the best place to get Jewellery in Chennai with brands like Gold Souk jewellery, Asmi, Sultan jewellery and BC Sen Jewelers.

AddressChennai Theni Hwy, Peerakankaranai, Tamil Nadu 600048

Phone Number044 3325 5229


9) Alsa Mall

Located at Montieth Road in Chennai, Alsa Mall is a famous and reckoned mall of Chennai. Known to be one of the biggest shopping malls of Chennai, it has been established in the early 1980s. It is considered as the oldest surviving malls of Chennai. Attracting a lot of visitors, this mall has houses various retail outlets, branded stores, food joints, cafes other outlets like like Caterpillar Footwears, Art Arcade Handicrafts, Radha Swami Collection Boutique, Pehrawa Boutique, Step Inn Footwear, Fun World Toys, Jaipur Arts and Jewels Jewellery, Health and Clow Cosmetics, Café Coffee Day Restaurant, World of Titan, Sartoria Luggage, Lucknow Creations, Imran Hair Stylists and many others.

Alsa Mall, Chennai

This mall is one of the best place to have fun and enjoy with their friends, family and loved ones. Alsa Mall is a one stop destination for clothing, footwear, toys, games, accessories and a lot more at affordable prices. Some of the outlets also offer great discounts on select items.

AddressMontieth Rd, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600008.

Phone Number : 072001 81818

Website : N/A

10) Prince Plaza

Prince plaza at the 10th place in our list of top 10 shopping malls in Chennai. It is situated on Purasawalkam High Road and can be reached easily due to good connectivity. It is a perfect shopping place to hang out with family, friends and loved ones.

Prince Plaza, Chennai

Situated at Purasawalkam high road, you can reach this mall easily due to its ideal location. Its a good place to visit with your friends and family. This mall has many popular showrooms and outlets to buy clocks, apparels, accessories, footwear, gift items, baby care, toys, and a lot more.

Address : 94, Purasawalkam High Road, Purasavakkam, Chennai600010, Tamil Nadu.

Phone Number044 28518718, 044 28544277

Website : N/A

This is the complete list of top 10 shopping malls in Chennai. Hope you have a fun time shopping at these Chennai Shopping Malls.

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