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Spencer Plaza

Chennai (Madras), India (Nungambakkam)
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Type: Malls
Activities: Shopping
Traveler Description: Very easy to get to by taxi or auto. Be careful as there are so many small shops and alleyways that you may find it difficult if you need to return... more »
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Chennai (Madras), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Spencers about a decade back was the "in" mall in Chennai but now it has become run down and most of the shops are gone. Even the Air conditioning does not work some time. There are much newer places around.

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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Not many shops around. Quite expensive. However, found Fab India boutique & managed to grab some kurtis.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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382 reviews 382 reviews
93 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Spencers has seen better days. The crowds are missing and the high end shops have moved out. As a traveler you have not flown 15 hours to Chennai to shop for an Omega or Louis Vuitton. This is a quiet place when compared to other malls and you will enjoy shopping here. The shops in this plaza are smaller ones... More

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Campbellsville, Kentucky, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

So, if you're used to shopping in American shops/malls (like me), be ready for a much different experience. Not saying bad (per se), just different. In a U.S. mall, you stroll from shop to shop and if you're approached by an associate it's typically non-confrontational. If you say you're just looking, they will tell you, "Just let me know if... More

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phalodi
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I got a 3 shop in Spencer plaza and its cool and nice place but now a days ac not working properly but we get cheap in this mall.

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Lima, Peru
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Please Bargain, when i left Chennai, i saw cheaper prices on Delhi and I feel robbed!!! even so nice jeweleary!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Its a bit cheap as compared to other malls in chennai but it is preetty old. Needs renovation and the washrooms location mhhmhh thats a design failure!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
38 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

a pretty old mall which has been around for such a long time ...one of the first malls if im not mistaken. shows its age from the deco inside and shop layouts. but choice of shopping and brands are adequate if you are not looking for designere wear. would reccomend it nevertheless as you can use it as a sounding... More

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New Delhi, India
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103 reviews 103 reviews
20 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This used to be one of the premier malls in Chennai, but it's clearly going downhill pretty fast. There are now quite a few empty shops in the mall, and the feeling is not as good as it once was. I'm not into big American-style malls, but sometimes they are useful. Still, there's nothing special about this one. Even Spencer's... More

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Bangalore, India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This is a pretty old mall/souk to call it more appropriate. You can shop for relics/handircrafts/artifacts/souvenirs here, but there just isn't a decent place to eat here. So come here well fed.

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