The energy in Kampong Glam is palpable. The packed cafes that serve steaming hot coffee in Haji Lane to the shops that sell authentic hand woven rattan bags in Bussorah street, Kampong Glam has everything. In this article we cover the top 10 shops in Kampong Glam you shouldn’t miss!
Shops at Haji Lane Singapore
1. NKJ Nails Palace
Anytime is a good time to pamper yourself and that is exactly why NKJ Nails Palace exists. Located at Haji Lane, this small but cozy shop takes manicures and pedicures very seriously. The owner Jenny Kim is warm and friendly and sets the standard for hospitality and comfort and that is reflected in all the professionals who work there. This place has very many regulars who frequent the shop during lunch time.
Address: Haji Ln, 21A, Singapore 189214
2. The Silver Triangle
The Silver Triangle sells jewellery and hand crafted toys. It’s located in Haji Lane. If you want a quick fashion fix and buy something to look more fashionable, this is the place to visit. The owner of the shop Fabrice is a fun and jovial person, who will help you pick the right trinkets for your outfits.
Address: 16 Haji Ln, Singapore 189209
3. Chic Fever
Photography isn’t allowed inside the shop, but if you visit the place, you’ll see how electric and beautiful it is. As the image suggests, you get bags, home decor items, watches and what not. If you are looking for interesting souvenirs, this is the place to go. They have a good collection of vintage products that will look good in your home. And they play Jazz music, while you’re shopping.
The shop isn’t hard to miss because of the big blue subaru in the front of the store. The owner owns two other stores called Film Box and 68 in case you want similar styles.
Address : 55 Haji Ln, Singapore 189248
Shops at Bussorah Street
4. $2 Shop Pte Ltd
As the name suggests, the $2 shop is all about selling affordable casual wear and souvenirs that are of good quality. What more does one want from a $2 shop?
Address : 41, Bussorah Street
5. Royal Fragrances
Owned by Mr. Sheikh, Royal Fragrances is an authentic perfume shop located in Bussorah Street. It’s known for its personalized service, where they help you choose the right perfume or aromatics for you.
Address: 26 Bussorah St, Singapore 199444
6. Malay Art Gallery
Most art galleries are perfect places to pick up souvenirs or items of culture and history. The same holds true for the Malay Art Gallery located in Bussorah street. The gallery offers a unique collection of Keris. The keris is a popular style of dagger that is famous in Malaysia, Thailand and Southern Philippines. People travel far and wide to buy the keris. Apart from the Keris, there are other interesting artifacts to purchase as well.
Address: 31 Bussorah St, Singapore 199449
7. The Min List
The Min List is a halal cosmetic company. Although it doesn’t have a physical store, you can find the products in the Royal Fragrances store. The co-founder of The Min List, Adlina sources products from all over the world and has a unique collection of cosmetics and beauty care products.
Address: 26 Bussorah St, Singapore 199444 (Same as Royal Fragrances)
8. Habib Leather and Craft
As the name suggests, Habib is known for its beautiful leather products and crafts. It has a wide range of souvenirs that is from all parts of Asia. The most popular item at Habib’s is the hand woven rattan bags that are uniquely designed.
Address: 44 Bussorah St, Singapore 199462
Shops at Kandahar Street
9. LOLA Boutique
Lola Boutique has a unique collection of fashionable clothing for the day and for the night. It’s a must visit place for fashion connoisseurs.
Address: 40 Kandahar St, Singapore 198895
10. The Gallery By Clay Journey
Owned by Steven who has been a practicing ceramic artist for the past 20 years, this store has a good collection of clay based products like mugs and cups. Steven provides a workshop that teaches a person how to use clay to make pots. This is great as a team building exercise.
Address: 71A Sultan Gate, Singapore 198496
MORE TRAVELLER’S TIP: If you’re looking for more things to do and sights to see at Kampong Glam Singapore, consider joining Locomole’s Kampong Glam Trail!