Singapore is a rather small city with a land area of only 720 square kilometres. Yet don’t let its size fool you as it is one of the most prosperous cities in the world. Many large multinational corporations have opened branches in Singapore and its airport and seaports are one of the busiest in the world. With its remarkable success, it is no wonder that Singapore is highly regarded as one of the best food and shopping paradises in the world. In addition, Singapore is also a very Muslim friendly city where Muslims can easily find Halal food and Muslim fashion ware. So, to discover more about all the great places to find Halal food and Muslim clothing in Singapore, read the rest of the article.
Tanjong Katong Area
The Tanjong Katong area is located near the Paya Lebar MRT station and predominantly Muslim areas like Geylang Serai and Eunos Road. It is also near the Wak Tanjong Mosque and religious schools like Madrasah Wak Tanjong and Madrasah Ma’arif.
If you are looking for good Halal food, then look no further than Kinex Mall, which is about 5 minutes walk from the Paya Lebar MRT station. There is a wide array of eateries selling Halal food here from local Malay and Chinese dishes to numerous Western food. Several Halal certified fast food chains like Long John Silvers, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Pizza Hut are also found here.
Once you are done dining and will like to do some shopping instead, you can head on over to Tanjong Katong Complex, which is located just across the street from Kinex Mall. Here you can find all the latest Muslim clothing from baju kurong, hijab style, abaya designs, jubah and much more in various shops. The main highlights though, will definitely have to be the elegant Muslim fashion shops, 2nd Chance and First Lady which are owned by 2nd Chance Properties Ltd and its Muslim CEO, Mr Salleh Marican.
Haig Road Area
The next stop for good food and shopping is the Haig Road Market area. Incidentally, this area is just behind 1 Km Mall and about 5 minutes away from Geylang Serai market. It also has a predominantly Muslim community and various Muslim amenities can be found here. The Khalid mosque and Muslim Converts Association are around the vicinity of Haig Road for those who will like to perform their prayers.
The main foodie attraction at the Haig Road Area is definitely the Haig Road hawker center. There are virtually scores of Halal shops lining up 2 major sections, serving up some of the most delectable local Malay, Indian and Western Halal dishes. Prices are also quite reasonable so you don’t have to worry about burning a hole in your wallet to dine here.
Then, for the most affordable yet elegant Muslim fashion ware, you can head on over to the Haig Road market. Here you will find several shops selling Muslim fashion ware items at reasonable rates such as hijabs, abayas, baju kurongs and much more.
Online Halal Guide & Muslim Fashion Shops
Another avenue to find Halal food and Muslim fashion ware that is fast picking traction in Singapore are online Halal guides and Muslim fashion shops. Two such examples are HalalGo and HijabDressUp. HalalGo is a Muslim travel and food guide, curating some of the most up to date information on locations to find Halal food in various cities around the world, including Singapore. HijabDressUp, on the other hand, is a trendy Muslimah fashion shop that offers some of the best Muslim fashion ware from top hijab style, beautiful maxi-dresses, elegant jubahs and even abaya online shopping.