4 Best Furniture Markets in Mumbai To Set Up Your New Home
Finding a home in Mumbai is a strenuous task. Rounds to the broker, rents digging up a hole in your pockets, and then finally settling for whatever is in your budget — it’s all exhausting. But even then the task is only half complete. You still need to get some good furnishing to make it more livable. Whether you are looking for just a few cupboards for added storage or need to furnish your home completely, it is going to require some time and energy.
Furnish it well
In Mumbai, you’ll find the most sophisticated and modern furniture not just in big showrooms, but also on the roadside. Mumbai’s flea market culture runs deep in the furniture market too, and if you’re low on budget, these are the best places to go to. From intricately carved mirrors to plush king-sized beds, these fleas markets are a gold mine, really! If you’re planning to refurbish your decor, check out list of the best furniture markets in Mumbai.
1) Chor Bazaar
South Mumbai’s Chor Bazaar, which is famous for housing stolen goods, is one of the best places to find cheap yet durable furniture in Mumbai. Its narrow bylanes are filled with shops that sell antiques, brassware, artwork and second hand furniture. From luxurious sofa sets to wall mirrors, Chor Bazaar has everything you need to set up your new home. Though everything is reasonably priced, you might need to bargain if you want a better deal. Additionally, you can also check out a wide range of collection of shoes, Bollywood posters, as well as spare parts for automobiles there.
2) Oshiwara Market
The half-century old Oshiwara Market houses replicas of some of the most exquisite furniture that adorned the palaces of Kathiawar and Gwalior. While the market is well known for its wooden furniture, you can also find beautiful paintings, colourful ceramic tiles, ottomans, antique clocks and delicate chinaware for your home there. Pepperfry, which is an online furniture shop, also opened up a store recently in the same stretch. So before buying anything online, you could also check it out there.
3) Chincholi Bunder Link Road Market
Right from Goregaon West to Oshiwara, the two-km stretch is covered by small furniture shops. Ready-made wooden furniture cane furniture as well as chandeliers, statues and artifacts are available at the shops here, which are also open to customisation, so you can get your furniture made according to the design that you have in your mind.Another added advantage is that these shops deliver all the furniture to your home for a nominal delivery fee.
4) Bandra Station Market
Just outside Bandra station, you can find shops that sell wooden furniture, steel cupboards, tables as well as mirrors and other home decor items. They also have a good variety of cane furniture there. At some shops, you may have to haggle for a bit for a good bargain.
We’re sure you’ll be spoilt for choice when you visit these furniture markets in Mumbai. While there is a lot of variety, if you still don’t find what you want, you can check out the best luxury furniture shops in Mumbai. You will be able to find Indian as well as imported furniture items there. If you know of any other place that we should definitely include in our list, do let us know about it in the comments section.
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