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Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Maspar - the home furnishings shop
Maspar has recently started ramping up its store network in the Delhi and NCR region, and is becoming famous and talked about for the variety and quality of its products. Maspar makes home furnishings in the area of bed collection, Bath, Table & Kitchen, Fabric and Gifts. Maspar is into production and sales of probably the most unique textile material and with their products being in the premium range. Synonymous with colourful fabrics and simple straight line designs – emphasizing more on texture, they have a wide range of bedspreads, bath sets, table lines and fabrics. Maspar is special because it has redefined that elegant, no-nonsense look. As an example, Maspar’s collection of viscose and cotton bed linen, bedspreads and cushion covers is aptly called Moulin Rouge; the range is a mass of dramatic colour, texture, pattern and vibrant embellishments. The prices are fairly reasonable. Bedsheets cost between Rs995 and Rs3,000 and the most expensive curtain panel costs Rs1,250. Apart from Delhi and Mumbai, Maspar has branches in Bangalore and Ludhiana.
Locations and contact details:
# Select City Saket 13 & 14, IInd Floor Select City Walk New Delhi-110017 Ph:011-40575025 Fax:011-40575026 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
# South Ex New Delhi IIIrd & IVth Floor, E-2, Mahajan House NDSE Part-II South Extension New Delhi-110049 Phone:011-46095979 Fax:011-46095989 Email: email@example.com
# City Center Mall Gurgoan Shop No 10, 11 DLF City Centre M.G Road, Gurgaon Haryana Ph.:95124-4016380 Fax:95124-4016379 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
# Spice World Mall Noida Shop No 203&204, First Floor Spice World Mall Sector-25A Noida(U.P) Ph.:0120-4333055 Fax:0120-4333054 Email: email@example.com
# Rajouri Shoppers Stop Ltd Plot No-10 Shivaji Place District Centre, Raja Garden New Delhi-110015
South Delhi had access to some of the earliest malls in Delhi. You had the good (but now slightly old-fashioned and hot in summer) Ansal Plaza on Khel Gaon Marg, and the malls in Gurgaon that were not so far away. However, there is now no need to go to these places; you have the brightest and best new mall opened up in Saket, called Select Citywalk Mall (link). The 1,300,000 sq ft (121,000 m²). retail development is spread over six acres and includes a multiplex, serviced apartments, offices and public spaces. Situated on the Press Enclave Road, it is within 15-20 minutes of driving time from prime residential colonies such as Panchsheel park, Geetanjali Enclave, Greater Kailash, Anand Lok, Gulmohur Park, Hauz Khas, Safdarjung Enclave & Sainik Farms.
Map of the Mall (not too hard to get directions once you know the exact location):
The mall has plenty of good brand name stores, it has a multiplex (PVR), and has good eating options. What more do you want ?
Shops: Fabindia, Pantaloons, Food Bazaar, Mac (cosmetics), Lush (soaps / cosmetics), Shoe Tree (shoes), Benetton (clothes), Clinique (cosmetics), Esprit (clothes), Guess (clothes), Barista Creme, Mothercare, Hidesign, Mango, Pratap, Kimaya, Wills Lifestyle, Shoppers Stoppe, Good Earth Veranada, L’affaire, Allen Solly, Arcelia, Home Stop, Crossword, H2O, Van Heusen, Nine West, Tommy Hilfiger, Charles and Keith, Inc5, Nine West, Shoe Tree, Lancome, Loccitane En Provence, Forest Essentials, Tissot, Swatch, Ethos, William Penn, Guardian Lifecare Pvt. Ltd, Valaya.FNP, Kalpana, Cheemo, maspar, Mynah
Food: Food Court called Food Talk (many types - Chinese, South Indian, North Indian, Mexican, Italian, Sizzlers), KFC, Gelato, Barista, Caffe Coffee Day, all-vegetarian Sattvik, Cocoa by Belgique, Patchi
Taking the mall’s entertainment quotient much higher is a public space called Saanskriti, having an open air amphitheatre, specialized lighting, water bodies and trees, specially planned for conducting cultural programs such as fairs, festivals and art performances.
This is a huge mall. It can take many hours to navigate all the different sections, and there is a fair chance of becoming lost (or rather, trying to find a shop that you have found earlier). And if you have made an arrangement to meet somebody over there, then it can get difficult; because it is very crowded during the weekends and even during the normal daytime, and also because it can get confusing. However, these could be counted as negatives; but the positive is that this is one mall that can help you to find whatever you want. There are many eating places, there is bowling, there are movies, there are restaurants, and the place is full of shopping. And of course, there is an amusement park next door with plenty of rides. The mall comprises an area of 1,500,000-square-foot (139,400 m²), making it one of the largest operational mall in India. The Great India Place was developed by the Unitech Group and is located in Sector 38-A of Noida. The Mall is supposed to be a part of a Huge Entertainment City with an Water & Amusement Park, Bollywood-Theme Park, and Hotel. The mall follows a zoned concept with home and grocery on the basement level, women's apparel on one side, men's on the other and a 180,000 sq.ft. Food and Entertainment zone on the top floor, with a 5-screen Adlabs multiplex, with a total seating capacity of 1220 seats. Some of the major stores are Big Bazaar, Home Store (for items for the home), Pantaloon, Globus, Lifestyle, Shopper Stop, Bossini, D & A shoes, CTC Plaza, Lee Copper, Tana Bana, Hallmark, Titan, Giovani, Jumbo Electronics, Om Book Shop, Hazoorilal, R C Jewellers, Cygnus, Tanishq, Ritu Wears, Planet M, Archies, Lazy Boy, Dollar Shop, Adidas, Nike, Guess, Marks & Spencer, Satya Paul, Raymond Shop
Food: Nirula's, Sbarro, Rajdhani, Yatra, Noodle Bar, Food Court, Pind Balluchi, TGIF, KFC, PIzza Hut, Bembos, Pizzaria Express, and many others.
You also have pool and bowling options on the same floor as the food court.
Unitech Metro Walk Mall in Rohini + Adventure Island amusement park
The Unitech Metro Walk Mall in Rohini has a total area of 200,000 sq. ft. It has shops for clothing and accessories, footwear, many different eateries, and best of all, a full fledged amusement park called Adventure Island that has 30-40 rides (many of which are well liked by visitors). In addition, the Mall also has the backdrop of a lake spread over 3.5 acres. The Mall is gaining in popularity and becoming a must-visit for people of all age groups. It also is different from the many similar types of malls that have sprouted all over the country. The Mall is easily accessible from the Rithala Metro station and has a parking of around 1800 vehicles. Tickets to the Amusement park cost Rs. 220 & 170 (Adult & Children respectively) on weekdays and Rs. 350 and 270 on weekends.
Some of the various brands that are available in this mall (please leave a comment if you don't see a particular shop in here): John Players, Ezone (electronics), Liberty (shoes and accessories), Pantaloon, Reebok, Nike, Biba, Titan, Benetton, Liliput, Adidas, Levis, Koutons, Pepe Jeans, Incense, Zapp, Numero Uno, Spykar Jeans, Raymonds, Titan, Lee Cooper, Jini and Johnny, Blackberry, Indian Terrain, Reid & Taylor, Priknit, Richlook, Swiss Junction, Carlton London, Provogue Studio
Food: KFC, Punjabi by Nature, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Spoon (Food Court), Pind Balluchi, Flaming Wok, Gola Sizzler, Baskin Robins, Ruby Tuesday, Barista, Costa Coffee, Cafe Coffee Day, Geoffrey’s, Fast Trax, Yo China, Nirula's,
Address : Unitech Metro Walk Mall & Adventure Island, Sector 10, Rohini, Near Rithala Metro Station, Delhi * Ph. : 91 - 11 - 47041122
There are a large number of people who believe in a homeopathic cure for problems such as muscular pain / back pain, for acne, for hair problems, and numerous others. Also with Dr. Batra's, Balson's is another famous homeopathic chain that is patronized by a number of people. So, some of the problems that Bakson's claims that it can cure or help alleviate the symptoms of are:
Skin - Acne, Alopecia (loss of hair), Dandruff, Eczema, Dark Patchy skin, Psoriasis, Urticaria
Nirulas is a pretty famous restaurant for delivery of food in Delhi. On any given day, when people want to order food, they would ring the number for Nirulas and order food from their. For this purpose, I am giving both the menu and the contact numbers for the various Nirulas outlets:
Delivery Locations in India:
Delhi Central Gole Market, New Delhi Call: +91-11-23363601/ 23366902, 9953556512 12 Rajindra Bhawan, Rajindra Place, New Delhi Call: +91-11-25767444/ 25762111, 9953556531 K - 14, Connaught Place, Outer Circle, New Delhi Call: +91-11-23412868, 23412844, 9953556523
West Delhi Shop No. F- 21, Ground Floor, Fun City Mall, New Delhi Call: 9953556541 - 42 IOC, Sector 2, Dwarka, New Delhi Call: +91-11-25072145 / 47, 9953556520 IOC Virender Nagar, Near Bharti College, Janakpuri, New Delhi Call: +91-11-25552525 - 27, 9953556521 IOC, East Punjabi Bagh Rohtak Road, New Delhi Call: 9953556522
North Delhi Opp. Art Faculty, Delhi University, Delhi Call: +91-11-27662614 - 15 / 55357506, 9953556506 FA-12 & -13, Ist Floor. Metro Walk Unitech Mall, Rithala Call : + 91+11-47553481 - 83, 9953556511 Shop No. 118, Ist Floor. North Square Mall, Pitampura, New Delhi Call : + 011-47049281-83, 9953556529
South Delhi Bawa Potteries, Aruna Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi Call: +91-11-26136982 / 6474/ 26899815, 9953556501 Under Defence Colony Flyover, New Delhi Call: +91-11-24621592/ 24631029, 9953556505 19, Community Centre, East of Kailash, New Delhi Call: +91-11-26426678/ 26451364, 9953556507 Grandlay Commercial complex, New Friends Colony, New Delhi Call: +91-11-26319799 - 800/ 26314698, 9953556525 Sector-B Pocket-10, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi Call: +91-11-26132615/ 26896807, 9953556534 23 - Basant Lok, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi Call: +91-11-26147756 / 51669522, 9953556535 5 - Shalimar House, PVR Complex, Saket, New Delhi Call: +91-11-26534952 - 54, 51664822, 9953556533 22, Mother House DDA Community Centre Yusuf Sarai, New Delhi Call: +91-11-26513434/ 26510808 E-6,LCS DDA Market Masjid Mod,Greater Kailash-III,New Delhi Call: 9953556513 Saran Motors, HP Petrol Pump, Bhikaji Cama Place, Nr. Mohamad Pur., New Delhi Call: 9953556543 / 44
China Garden, located in the M-block market of Greater Kailash-II, is a branch of the famous China Garden chain of restaurants across the country. The chain is founded by Nelson Wang, a famous chef and the guy who could be quite literally termed as the one who has a big hand in popularizing Chinese food in India. As the story goes, he arrived in Mumbai from Calcutta in early 70s with only 27 rupees in his pocket. His first restaurant was opened in 1984 in Mumbai. And since then the name has grown bigger and bigger. He is the one said to have invented 'Chicken Manchurian'. Wang also started a women exclusive nightclub called Piano Bar in Mumbai.
Delhi's China Garden is another good Chinese option in the city. The ambiance of the place is soothing. There are glass stairs, wonderful oriental artifacts and simulated water fall. The whole setup is wonderful. The food also does not lacks behind (although in some areas only). Chinese, Thai and Japanese is served at this place. Nelson Wang's philosophy of cuisine with a twist can be felt quite easily in the dishes.
In soups, try clear soups rather than the 'filly' ones. Clear soups are tangy and quite apt for a start. In the starters, I have tried dim sums only and could not found them as good as at other places (say Mainland China). Veg Sui Mai was quite spicy and the covering was not as thin as we like it to be. For the main course, try Teppanyaki, quite filling and wonderfully done. One can also go for Prawn in Pepper Garlic. Rice and Noodles are all properly cooked and are of good quality.
Overall, surely one of the good options in the city for Chinese cuisine. The rates are also not as high as other places like House Of Ming. Average cost per person would be 600 rupees. They have lounge as well as a Piano Bar.
Contact Info:- China Garden M73 M Block Market Greater Kailash - II New Delhi - 48 Ph. +91 11 29223456-59