Defence Colony is purely a residential area and one of the high profiled, rich and elite colonies of the South Delhi District. This Colony is desirable due to its upscale property, Marketplace, World Class Restaurants and fashion stores displaying the latest trends in fashion.
The shape of the main block in the market is rectangular and homes popular Restaurants cum Bar like Moets, Kent’s and Arabian Delite which lie on the outer section of the rectangular block while a few restaurants are located in the inner section of this block. Parking facilities are available at authorised MCD parking lots that lie within close proximity to the Colony.
Defence Colony is mainly known for housing one of the best food outlets in Delhi and the popular ones are Chawnsan Chef which is a multi-cuisine restaurant, Flavors that specialises in European cuisines and Moti Mahal that specialises in North Indian cuisines. Swagath is also a popular Indian Restaurant that specialises in South Indian cuisines and one must try the fish preparations here. The Sagar Restaurant is another place that is reasonably priced and serves delectable and freshly prepared traditional South Indian cuisines like Dosa, Idli, Thali option and so forth. This Colony also homes a non - vegetarian outlet named as Colonel Kebab's Restaurant, which specialises in various varieties of Kebab preparations and apt for meat lovers.
Defence Colony also allows for an unforgettable and enjoyable Nightlife that can be experienced in its numerous Pubs, Lounge and Bars that include Groove, Lizard Lounge, Aura – RPM, Cafe Morrison, Delhi's Devils, Stone and The Defence Colony Club mostly visited by Club members who are also residents of the Colony.
Defence Colony is also popular for its Bakery Shops and Patisseries and a trip down these stores will definitely delight your senses. The chief bakery region is known as the ‘Defence Colony Bakery’ that retails a variety of freshly oven baked savouries ideal for both Adults and Children. One can also relish the different variety of Ice Creams at Baskin 31 Robbins while sandwich lovers can try a delectable array of freshly prepared sandwiches at the Subway outlet which is reasonably priced.
Defence Colony definitely makes visitors come back as it offers the entire gamut of retail and food outlet, branded and non-branded stores and even general stores that offer provisions for daily marketing needs.
Defence Colony is well connected by road and offers numerous DTC Buses, Taxis and Auto Rickshaws that ply in and around this region and are easily available for hire. It is also easily accessible from the Indira Gandhi International & Domestic Airports which is situated just 19.8 Kms or 40 minutes away, the New Delhi Railway Station situated just 9.3 Kms or 23 minutes away and the Old Delhi Railway Station located just 15.1 Kms or 36 minutes away.