Geylang is home to an enormous range of restaurants and cafés, with a variety of different cuisines. Chinese, Malay and Indian food can all be found in Geylang, including some amazing Nasi Lemak, Mee Siam, Chicken Curry, Nasi Padang and more. Satay skewers are extremely popular here. The chilli crab in Geylang is also pretty good. Durian, that famous sweet yet strong-smelling fruit, is also in abundance in Geylang, and certainly worth a try. You should also make sure to sample lots of the Malay kuih-kuih in Geylang, like kueh lapis, goreng pisang, jemput jemput, pineapple tarts, sugee balls and more.
Some of the shophouses have been converted into small pubs, karaoke bars and even some racier bars, all all offer a lively evening for visitors and locals. Geylang Road is lined with restaurants and pubs.Shopping in Geylang
Tourists won’t find any sprawling shopping malls in Geylang. Instead, shopping is found among the older-style shophouses. There are many different stores operating along Geylang Road. Some of these are traditional merchants who offer fabrics and other wares. However, there are plenty of newer spots that offer trendy clothes and accessories too. The nearby Geylang Serai Market is home to a range of cheap goods that should not be passed up. It’s liveliest in the lead up to Hari Raya every year, when the Geylang bazar ramadan comes to life.