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“Complete and Cheap”
Review of Mustafa Centre

Mustafa Centre
Ranked #67 of 815 things to do in Singapore
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Owner description: "Rarely seen without a bustling crowd of customers, Mustafa Centre is set in the Little India district. A cult favourite in the Singaporean shopping scene, it’s the best place to go if you’re after a bargain or enjoy shopping late into the twilight hours. Mustafa may not be as fancy as some of Singapore’s other malls, but it has a great range of items, and good prices to match. Here, you’ll get a bargain on just about everything, from clothes, perfume, souvenirs, electronics, makeup, confectionery and even food and groceries. "
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Complete and Cheap”
Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

I usually go to Mustafa Centre to buy chocolate for family when I back home. So far, I never feel dissapointed with the shopping experience there. The snack and chocolate range are very complete and cheap, I never buy other products but seems like the watches, household, etc are interesting to explore. Also the money changer in front of the supermarket has competitive rate.

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Pune, India
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Big Bazaar Of Singapore”
Reviewed 14 August 2014

well the title is good enough for every Indian to get the gist of my review. If you want to travel all the way from India to Singapore and would get excited by visiting the local 'Big Bazaar" - then Mustafa Centre is for you. Here you get everything

* Lots of Crowds
* Stuffy sections with lots of jostling around
* Repeat inventory mostly of goods that are now commonly available in India
* Prices which perhaps might be cheaper in India- but then you are shopping in Singapore!!! so why not pay them more for the same stuff

......overall my advice is AVOID , and spend your precious vacation time in exploring more of wonderful Singapore....

Visited September 2013
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Siem Reap
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147 reviews
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“Good deal”
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

I just popped in to Mustafa very quite happy to do it early morning as later part went it gets busy not my choice for shopping.Had a good deal on my cologne which I usually buy here at Sgd37.5 for a 100ml and today was shocking 2x100ml was Sgd 40.00.
Also bought some spices and they always a variety of brands on each particular spices . Recommended but try to beat the rush hour.Best time 7am -10am .

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“shopping all you need or just walk around is FUN”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Mustafa is the place you should go , at least ONCE while you are in Singapore . For us , we always come back again and again whenever we are in Singapore , present us with huge selection of goods , from gold to grain to glue . It is nice to navigation to find goods that we need :-) .

Visited August 2014
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Byron Bay, Australia
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“An experience but prices too high”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

In years gone by this was the place to shop duty free but now you will find it difficult to find any bargains in what is probably Little India's richest Indian entrepreneur. Still the experience of the visit is worth it and don't miss the supermarket upstairs with a selection of sweets and chocolates you will find difficult to resist. After shaves and perfumes are cheaper by far at the airport duty free shopping but it's easy to get caught up in the volume of goods and the holiday atmosphere.

Visited July 2014
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