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Why Mustafa Centre is special ?
OPen 24hrs a day Mustafa Centre is a located in the little India area of Singapore. Offers everything from clothing, jewelry, money exchange to travel services. The wide range of items in Mustafa is so massive that the only word that describes it is- everything.
Here are some items you can buy in Mustafa Center
- Silks and saris (level B1, entrance 1)
- DVDs (level 1, entrance 2)
- Lakmé cosmetics (level 1, entrance 2)
- Watches (level 1, entrance 1)
- Curry, Spice, and Everything Nice (level 2)
- Electronics (level B2, entrance 4)
- Jewellery (level B1, entrance 4 & level 1, entrance
- Indian beauty products (level 1, entrance 2 & 4)
- Competitive exchange rates (level 1, outside entrance 1)
What to explore at Mustafa Centre?
Silks and saris (level B1, entrance 1)
Follow the Silk Road down to Mustafa’s textile section for silks, saris, and other fabrics. The dizzying array of colours, patterns, and Mustafa’s typical stuffed-to-the-gills shelving system may be overwhelming to first-time visitors – so it’s best to come during off-peak hours to avoid jostling elbows with feisty old Indian ladies. Also worth noting: tailoring services are not offered.
DVDs (level 1, entrance 2)
Film buffs: your version of heaven on Earth is real – and it lies within Mustafa’s very extensive DVD section. Latest Hollywood blockbusters, Bollywood films, Korean TV dramas, classic flicks, and even educational videos for kids: you name it, Mustafa’s got it. And the best part? Prices start as low as $3.50. Did someone say movie marathon?
Lakmé cosmetics (level 1, entrance 2)
For the uninitiated, Lakmé is the premier makeup brand in India – just as Maybelline and L’Oreal are to the rest of the world. Kudos to Mustafa for bringing the brand to our shores while other stores in Singapore are still playing catch up. Fronted by Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor, Lakmé is surprisingly affordable, versatile, and not just catered to dusky-skinned ladies. The top-selling product is the Eyeconic Kajal – perfect for those who love their eyeliners sooty black and smudge-proof.
Watches (level 1, entrance 1)
Sure, Mustafa has the usual selection of luxury watch brands like Tag Heuer, Longines, and Tissot but the real reason why shoppers flock to the watch section is the sizable selection of vintage-style timepieces and ironic-yet-oh-so-cool Casio calculator watches – because geek is the new chic, honey.
Curry, Spice, and Everything Nice (level 2)
Mustafa makes whipping up a Maharaja-worthy meal that much easier with its mind-boggling selection of ingredients, snacks, and produce imported from the Motherland. Fluffy basmati rice served with a side of lamb rogan josh and kulfi ice-cream for dessert, anyone? Don’t mind if we do.
Editor’s picks: Kohinoor Ready-made Kashmiri Rogan Josh Gravy ($1), Hunter Indian Petite Poppadoms ($2.20), Haldiram’s Kaju Burfee ($10.50), and Wagh Bakri Masala Chai Tea ($5.50).
Electronics (level B2, entrance 4)
It’s common knowledge that prices for cameras, mobile phones, TVs, and other tech-y stuff in Mustafa are approximately 10 to 20% cheaper than elsewhere. But don’t just take our word for it: as for every big-ticket item, it’s best to do your homework first and compare prices before handing over your credit card.
Jewellery (level B1, entrance 4 & level 1, entrance 1)
Step into the gold jewellery section on any given day and you’ll find hordes of Indians dropping Ks on gold bars. But even without a Sultan’s budget, you can indulge in a bit of bling at Mustafa’s costume jewellery section. Glass bangles, earrings, headpieces, and every other bauble imaginable fit for a lavish Indian wedding in a rainbow of colours – you’ll want them all.
Indian beauty products (level 1, entrance 2 & 4)
This one’s for the ladies (and impeccably-groomed gents): we’ve let you in on the amazingness that is Lakmé, but Mustafa has plenty more to offer in the beauty department. Beauty junkies will love trawling the shelves for never-before-seen Indian beauty products – especially those which incorporate natural ingredients like coconut oil, henna, and ayurvedic herbs.
Editor’s picks: Ratika Coconut Enriched Hair Oil ($4.50), Fair & Lovely Ayurvedic Care Face Cream ($3), and Rajasthani Henna Powder ($3).
Competitive exchange rates (level 1, outside entrance 1)
There’s plenty of debate on where to go for the best exchange rates in town but we definitely recommend Mustafa’s 24-hour moneychanger. And while you’re there, you can also pick last-minutes essentials for your trip – handy!
- Biggest and cheapest shopping in Singapore
- Almost everything in one place
- Good shopping at good prices and variety
- A little India in Singapore
- A non-stop shopping experience
145 Syed Alwi Road 207704
Tips for you
It's one of its kind shopping center where you can find each and everything.Under one roof buy everything and it's 24 hours open.Where else do you get to buy electronics or your favorite gadgets 24 hours of a day ?
Mustafa Centre is super dingy, but it is also massive. Pretty much anything you want you could find here and it's conveniently open 24hrs.
There is almost everything you need at this mall. Best place to buy jewelry, gold. Just a little messy. The least favorite that need to be improved is the staff. Unhelpful. Other than that, is pretty okay.
Go to Mustafa Center which is very near by to Little India. all the things are also available in India but this is a good place to shop any thing. Mustafa Very Big shopping complex. Food Item, Pharmacy, Electronics, Watches, Clothes, Everything is available here at a good genuine price.
Mustafa Centre is ridiculous in all of the right ways. I did not buy anything, but easily spent an hour wandering around. And yes, I could have easily spent longer. The amount of stuff is just insane. Food, clothes, jewelry, videos, music, and just about anything else you could image. Prices seem quite fair for the most part. There is really no staff assistance, so you're largely on your own. Also, it can be easy to get lost here...hell, even I did, and I rarely get lost anywhere. It's just so overwhelming, packed, and mind blowing that one can just zone out, turn a corner, and be lost in Mustafa for days.