Home to many struggling artists, Lokhandwala is a part of Mumbai that is upbeat and trendy. Sprawling markets, legendary eateries, and scenic getaways, although a small part of Mumbai, there are lots of things to do and explore here! Here’s our list (and if you have more things to add, don’t forget to share in the comments)
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1. Hub Of Aspiring Actors
What’s so interesting about this place is that it is home to a large number of aspiring actors, television artists and models because just close by lies Yash Raj Films and Balaji’s Office!
So all those people who come to Mumbai to become an actor definitely come around here, so you’re sure to find a lot of good looking faces in & around Lokhandwala and Andheri area *wink wink*
2. Empty Your Pockets At Lokhandwala Shopping Complex
From fruits to footwear, jewelry to electronics, clothes, home décor, you’re sure to find everything here at the Lokhandwala Market. It’s very easily accessible as well, only 5km from Andheri Station.
Check out the Print and Weaves store, famous for its Silk, Chanderi, Maheshwari and a lot of beautiful hand-woven saris. They also have first copy items of most luxurious brands!
3. More Shopping To Do Inside Kamdhenu Shopping Center
Inside the Lokhandwala Market itself, here you get a lot of Indian and Western options. The choices are endless!
Also, a lot of clothes here come from Bangkok as well! Bargain away, people.
4. Lunch At The Famous High Point Restaurant
After your shopping session, head to the 3o-year-old and pure veg High Point Restaurant. Call for the yummy Pav Bhaji for a filling lunch.
5. Try The Best Franky At Breadkraft
Breadkraft inside the Lokhandwala Market is a family run restaurant since 1991! Their khari and bakery items are very famous but the showstopper is the yummy Franky.
Prepared hygienically, these Frankies get a big thumbs up from us!
Address: Breadkraft, Shop 15 Sunswept Building, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri West, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400053
Contact: 091672 33448
6. Enjoy Delicious Chaat At The Monsoon Chaat Corner
This too you shall find inside the Lokhandwala Market only, famous for the chaat, tikis and paani puri. Soft, light and flavourful, it a must try when in Lokhandwala. Don’t miss the delicious chole gravy!
Address: Monsoon Chaat Corner, 10-A, 2nd Cross Rd, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400047
Contact: 022 6693 5457
7. Take A Stroll At The Famous Back Road Of Lokhandwala
One of the posh areas here, the backroad is very spacious and clean, compared to the other roads in western suburbs. Go for a drive or take a stroll amidst the lush greenery and cool air to unwind after a long day.
You can also cycle your way around here or just chill with friends.
8. Walk Around At Joggers Park
To get away from the noise and pollution, relax here in clean air and calmness. Its frequented by many senior citizens and youngsters as well for their morning and evening jogs to stay healthy and calm. Another chill spot in Lokhandwala!
So whether you are a struggling actor or just want to shop and eat at iconic places and relax amidst greenery, Lokhandwala has something for everyone! It’s a must visit for Mumbaikars and non-Mumbaikars alike. Next weekend, Chalo Lokhandwala?