Developed by the reputed farm Larsen & Toubro Group, Elante Mall in Chandigarh is North India’s 7th largest and India’s 10th largest shopping mall, which is spread across an area of 20acres. Furthermore, it is the largest mall in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu & Kashmir. It has a retail space of over 1 million square feet, across a basement, a ground level, and upper level. Being the largest mall in the city, it accommodates a large number of shopaholics, who come here to buy from big brands. It includes an assortment of domestic and international lifestyle brands, entertainment zone, foodcourt, multiplex, departmental stores, hypermarket, and open spaces. So whether you are looking for fashionable accessories or electronic gadgets, or just want to watch a movie or enjoy gaming, Elante Mall is the place to go in Chandigarh.
Housing more than 218 brands and accommodating a huge crowd requires lots of planning and resources. And without a professional farm, it wasn’t easy. The architecture was designed by an Australian architectural firm ‘Woodhead’, who focused on developing a project, where everything comes under one roof.
The development comprises three distinct facilities- shopping malls, office/coworking zone, and hotel with central courtyard. The Elante Mall parking area itself was designed to accommodate over 5,800 vehicles in three basement floors. Furthermore, there are three blocks, which are dedicated to office space with Ground + 3 levels.
Besides its facilities, the firm had the responsibility to accommodate a huge crowd, keeping comfort in mind. From well-equipped safety tools, utility areas, and well-planned service, and complete ventilation, it was a tough job to plan everything for such a large area. Today, the mall has 40 escalators, 17 elevators, and 2 travelators, which were installed to provide extra comfort for all kinds of visitors.
In addition, the water fountain outside the mall adds to its exterior beauty and makes for a great photo-op spot in the mall. It also has 16 meter wide aisle spaces, three separate washrooms in each floor, and Italian marble flooring in the entire ground floor, which give it a plush furnishing.
Elante Mall is a happening one-stop shop for Chandigarh people. Shopaholics love this place for its premium Indian brands, plush International brands, which address the needs of all visitors. There’s everything for everyone here, as no one leaves the mall without being satisfied.
Furthermore, the mall also hosts interactive sessions, events, activities, and promotions to enhance customer engagement. It also celebrates various local, Indian, and international festivals to increase customer footfalls. Apart from these celebrations, the mall also conducts special promotions, launches of big brands like Apple, Sony Music launch, Disney Princess Academy, and other automobile or electronic gadget launches.
The management of the mall believes in customer satisfaction and keeps their customer’s expectations on top of everything. They welcome customer’s feedback, before leasing out shops to create a more satisfactory experience. Moreover, they also enhance the aesthetics of the mall to maintain its international standards.
Elante Mall is home to over 280 shops, which includes fashion boutiques, accessories, electronic gadgets, toy stores, restaurants, cafes, bars, entertainment zones, etc. Even if you are not in a shopping mood, you can still visit the mall to refresh your mind and get some pictures clicked to feed your social media timeline. Its famous apparel brands include Being Human, Hackett, Babe, United Colors of Benetton, FCUK, Jack & Jones, Vero Moda, Mango, Kenneth Cole, etc. These brands have the best trendy collections, and enough to make your wardrobe complete. If you are looking for a perfect pair of shoes for every occasion, then it is one of the best malls in Chandigarh. Its footwear brands are of high standard, which is worth every penny. The footwear and bags brands include Hush Puppies, Da Milano, Nine West, ALDO, Quiksilver Roxy, Clarks, etc. For watches and other accessories, the mall features brands like Kapoor Watch Co., ETHOS, SGH, Talwar Watch Co., and Swarovski. If you are looking for makeup kits and skincare products, you won’t be disappointed, as the mall houses famed international brands like Marks & Spencer, Zara, Lifestyle, Westside, and Shoppers Stop.
If having so many bags in your hand makes you exhausted, then head to one of the best restaurants in Elante Mall, where you can relish your favorite cuisine. Head to the 3rd floor of the mall, where you can relish Indian or Chinese dishes, and sip some of the finest in-house liquor.
The other reputed restaurants, where you can head to without giving a second thought are Nandos, Mocha, Brooklyn Central, The Beer Cafe, etc.
Unleash the kiddo inside you and immerse yourself in fun at Elante’s entertainment zone. The zone is not only for the kids but even the adults can have their own fun. The Fun City at the mall stands for fun, family entertainment, and merriment. From joy rides, to bumper cars, samba balloons, you can have it all.
The Fun City is a leisure concept by Landmark Group, which is a Dubai-based retail giant. You can get a tattoo, paint your face or indulge in nail art, hair braiding, magic show or puppet show.
Blu-O is another place, which has carved a niche among the frequenters of the mall. From gaming, drinking and enjoying good foods, it has everything for everyone. Furthermore, there’s an 8 screen PVR multiplex with recliner seats, which also features 3D screens and has a 2k digital projection system. If that is not enough, it also features a HyperPVR cinema’s 9Di.
If you are in Chandigarh and want to revamp your wardrobe or just want to enjoy a weekend, Elante Mall is the place to go. It is just 15 to 20 minutes drive from downtown Chandigarh and is open all days of the week from 11 am to 11 pm. It offers a wide range of products from electronics to clothing and home appliances, and has thousands of products on sale for every taste and budget.