Elante Mall Chandigarh, situated in the industrial area of phase 1, has always been a prime destination amongst youngsters of Chandigarh to spend their quality time on their weekends. It is famous not only among the residents of Chandigarh but also among the people of other cities nearby like Mohali, Kharar, Landran, Sohana, etc. This mall is considered the 7th largest mall in Northern India and the 10th largest in India. It is spread over almost 1 million square feet area i.e. 93000 m2.
Elante is one of the most visited places in Chandigarh, where weekend and festival days receive most of the visitors. If we get the calculation then according to a survey, almost a hundred thousand people visit Elante mall in a month. This Place is the best illustration of “Shop, Dine, and Play”. The architecture of this mall was designed by a renowned architectural firm named “Woodhead”, Australia.
This Mall is an Iconic place for the youth of Chandigarh and they like to spend their weekend or holiday with their friends or family at this place. This place has LGBTQ+ friendly environment and nobody is judged by their looks, community, and gender.
Let’s take a quick glance at its history and Acquisitions:
Elante Mall was developed by Larsen & Toubro Group (originated in Mumbai) completed and inaugurated in 2013. In 2015, it was sold to a Mumbai-based Carnival Group at a price of US$ 274 million. That deal was one of the biggest deals in India in any real estate transaction.
In 2018, a subsidiary of US-based global investment firm “the Blackstone Group”, Nexus Malls purchased Elante Mall.
After the acquisition of Elante Mall, it has been known as Nexus Elante Mall Chandigarh.
Features of Elante Mall:
This Mall has many awesome features that make it a perfect place to shop, play, and dine. Let’s know about the various features of this Mall:
Design and Architecture: Elante Mall has two Entrances for people to enter. It has three basement levels for parking, a ground level that is used is used to hold events, and three upper levels where the mostly retail area resides. This mall was designed considering the full ventilation of the place and to promote greenery as many places are covered with plantations. This place has 40 escalators, 17 elevators, and 2 travelators as a support for the person with disabilities and veterans.
This mall contains Various National and International brand retail shops, a food court, a Play zone for toddlers, a Funcity for kids, different Coffee shops, etc. It also contains an 8-screen multiplex of PVR Cinemas.
Parking Lot: This mall has three levels of the basement for parking the vehicles with security. With a huge Parking place for vehicles, that can contain almost 6000 vehicles inside and outside. Security charges are being applied at different prices on weekdays and weekends.
The Beauty of the Mall: The Interior and Exterior decoration of the mall is changed consistently according to its need. At different festivals, they decorate the mall’s interior according to the festival’s topic.
On New Year, decoration of different flowers and new things, on Valentine’s day the decoration is done with the red and white color of things, on Holi the decoration of beautiful colors and paintings, on Republic Day and Independence Day, decoration is done in tricolor styling, on Dipawali the wall are full of candles styling and chandeliers are decorated beautifully with different lightening, On Christmas, a X-Mas Tree is decorated beautifully and the whole area of the mall shines brightly with many star’s decorations.
Events: In the Elante mall, many events are held on various festivals with a variety of topics and many companies organize different types of events for many purposes like dancing and singing competitions among the presented children, Fashion Shows for children, boys, and girls, different kind of games are also arranged for the entertainment purpose only.
Different types of Events are also held, at various festivals to make it a more playful and lively environment for children and youngsters.
Shops: This mall contains more than 200 National and International brand shops, where visitors can buy anything freely. It has always been a one-stop shop for brand lovers.
It contains apparel, Bags, Shoes, Formal Wear, Sports-wear, Electronics & Gadgets (Mobiles, TV, Home appliances, etc), Watches, Perfumes, Eye-wear, Food & Grocery, Clothing accessories, Jewelleries, Spa & Salon, Furnishing & Home Decor, Kids Apparels & Toys, many more.
Some of the brands are Pantaloons, Being Human, John Players, Jack & Jones, Vero Moda, Tommy, United Colors of Benetton, Hush Puppies, Da Milano, Charles & Keith, Swarovski, Kapoor watch Co., Westside, Marks & Spencer, Zara, BlackBerry’s, US Polo, Van Heusen, Raymond Shop, Peter England, Louis Philippe, Park Avenue, Woodland, Caterpillar, Pepe Jeans, Wills Lifestyle, Allen Solly, Puma, Adidas, Sketchers, Nike, Titan, Lenskart, Madame, Manyavar, Monte Carlo, Reliance Trends, Reliance Digital, Pure Home & Living (DLF), Looks Salon, Indulge Spa, Mother Care, Kidiology, Just for Kids, Wonderland, Chicco, Gini & Jony, Hamleys Toy Store, Big Bazaar, etc.
Cafe and Eateries: Elante Mall has a total of 12 Cafes available for consumers and with different types of coffee styles. Such as Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, The Beer café, CCD, Choko La, Girl in the Café, Haagen Dazs, Mocha, Red Mango, Monica’s, Barista, etc. Sitting arrangement is wisely done in the cafes so that customer can enjoy their sip of coffee while enjoying themselves.
There are many restaurants of national and international brands which provide quality food for every visitor as per their choice and taste so be it fast food, Indian food, or Continental. Some famous restaurants presented there are KFC, Nik Baker’s, Mrs Kaur’s, Urban Tadka, Noodle Bar, Pizza Hut, Mc Donalds, Pirates of Grill, Kobe Sizzlers, Rajdhani, Yo! China, Subway, Amritsar Express, Baker’s Oven, Roll Over Kebab, and many more. The dine-in is huge and many visitors can eat there at the same time.
Entertainment: Elante Mall is perfect in every aspect so how can it stay behind in entertainment? It has an 8-screen multiplex PVR Cinema where every newly launched movie national or International is shown. PVR has its own cafeteria inside and outside food is not allowed there.
It also has a Funcity where kids and youngsters can play and enjoy many types of games with each other. There are many fun things you can do there, such as – Tattoo, Nail art, Magic show, Portrait Art, Balloon Sculpture, Puppet show, Caricature, swings for kids, Bull-ride, Electric car, Shooting games and many more. All of the games are in a lively environment and assured safety for kids
There is a play zone for toddlers where they can play freely and develop themselves while playing.
And last but not least there is a Gaming Zone named Blu-O (Bowling Place) for youngsters where they can enjoy bowling with many other games.
Pub: In this mall, there are also pubs and bars available for consumers like The Brew Estate Elante, Boathouse, The Beer Café, Peddlers, Hoppin, Ministry of bar exchange- Lounge Bar in Elante.
Nexus Elante Mall Chandigarh has become the first choice for shopping luxurious brands of the residents in Chandigarh. As on Weekends and holidays, this place receives thousands of visitors in a day so this place is quite crowdie at weekends.
You can shop from head to toe. You can eat to your fill. Different types of exhibitions are held in the Mall. This place is full of enjoyment because there are many things you can do. So all in all, this place is the best destination if you wish to spend your day beautifully with your family and friends.