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14 must-visit stores at Tan Boon Liat

Tan Boon Liat

Trying to find the best furniture for your home? Or planning a much needed home makeover?

There’s a modest little building in Outram that might have just what you’re looking for. Tan Boon Liat Building houses a number of furniture stores and galleries to fit every taste. Here are some highlights from our visit. 

Red House Carved Furniture Company


Red House Carved Furniture Company


It’s hard to miss this store on the first floor art and it’s harder not to want to browse around its collection of decoration pieces and sculptures for your home. 

 

OriginAsia


Origin Asia
Photo: OriginAsia

There’s a hint of an industrial feel to some of the furniture here. And we love how used bicycle wheels are used to decorate a space. 

 

Pomelo Home 


Pomelo Home

There’s something about Pomelo that gives off a bit of a hipster vibe with quirky pieces and colourful wall art posters and prints. 

 

FairPrice Antique  


Fairprice Antique
Photo: Fairprice Antique

Want to add a bit of Asia to your home with Chinese antiques and reproduction pieces? FairPrice Antique has plenty of those at well, a fair price. 

 

Singapore Trading Post


Singapore Trading Post
This place takes you on a throwback to the colonial era of Singapore and Asia. You can also buy little trinkets and gifts for family and friends back home. 

 

Journey East 


Journey East

Can’t decide between a retro, vintage or industrial look for your home? Head to Journey East and have a look at what works best for you. 

 

The Shophouse


The Shophouse Tan BoonLiat

Head over here if you’re looking for some modern furniture and contemporary furnishings for your home. We love these uniquely-designed lamps!

 

Arete Culture 
You know how sometimes you find something you really like but it’s not quite exactly how you envisioned it to be? Arete Culture can fix that with their customisation service and you can choose accent pieces to your exact specifications.

 

Vintage Palace 
Stepping into this space feels like entering a museum with plenty of traditional-styled teak furniture and products in sight. We were intrigued by the canopy beds and huge panels there; such great pieces of art! 

 

Mountain Teak
Just as the name suggest, this gallery features a wide range of modern teak furniture and their colourful collection of bamboo kitchenware also caught our eye. 
 

Jehan Gallery 
Complete your home with a beautiful rugs and carpets Jehan Gallery specialises in Oriental and Persian carpets but you can also choose modern designs and even customise your own. Cleaning and restoration services are also available. 
 

Besides furniture stores and showrooms, Tan Boon Liat is also home to: 

Sing Mui Heng 


Sing Mui Heng

A great place for your tailoring and quilting needs, with their wide selection of fabric and sewing materials. 

 

The Party Stuff


The Party Stuff

Stocking up a wide range of themed party supplies, whether your kid is into Hello Kitty or TMNT. 

 

The Providore warehouse
If you're into making gourmet food, this is the place for you where you’ll find coffee, tea blends, jams, relishes, sauces, and chocolate, along with an extensive collection of wine, craft beer, artisanal spirits, cook books and even gifts. 

Tan Boon Liat Building is located at 315 Outram Road, Singapore 169074. 

Adapted from an article written by Muneerah Bee for The Finder.

Mountain Teak
Just as the name suggest, this gallery features a wide range of modern teak furniture and their colourful collection of bamboo kitchenware also caught our eye. 

 

Interested to find out more about furniture shopping? Here’s another great read: 6 online furniture stores in Singapore to check out