In light of the durian boom in coming months, SingaporeGo presents to you the spots to get your durian fix, from all around the island.
For those living in the east, you are spoilt for choice, as there is an abundance of durian shops in the east.
1. Leong Tee Durian
Known for their great service and impeccable durian quality, Leong Tee is well loved among durian lovers.
Check out their Facebook page for updates.
Address: 64 Tanjong Katong Road Singapore 437051 | Tel: +65 6346 6683 | Mon – Tue 2pm – 11pm, Wed 2pm – 1am, Thu 1pm – 11pm, Fri – Sun 2pm – 11pm
2. 818 Durian & Pastries
With 2 of their own plantations in Pahnang, Malaysia, they have a loyal band of fans. While their durians are inded expensive, their quality is also one of the best.
They are also known to grow their durians using organic fertilizers and no pesticides, so it is also a healthier option.
1. Ah Seng Durian
Another long-established stalls in Singapore, Ah Seng Durian is a probably the most well-known durian seller in the Western part of Singapore.
The owner, Ah Seng, is known to go to the plantations himself to check on the quality of the durians. Definitely the best place to buy durians in the west.
Address: Block 20 Ghim Moh Market #01-119 Singapore 270020 | Tel: +65 94656160 | Mon – Sun 10am – 8pm
1. Durian Kaki
This is one of the more modern durian stores in Singapore. Started by a group of young durian fanatics, Durian Kakis offers a air conditioned cafe vibe for their store.
Address: Junction 9, 18 Yishun Ave 9 #01-83 Singapore 768897 | Tel: +65 8405 8509 | Mon – Tue 2pm – 11pm, Wed 1pm – 11pm, Thu – Sun 2pm – 11pm
1. Combat Durian
Perhaps the most famous durian store, the seller, Mr Ang, has been selling durian for more than 50 years. His store has become iconic in Singapore and is well known to tourists and locals alike.
While their durians are considered more expensive, the quality is guaranteed.
It sells out often in the early evenings, so be sure to check their Facebook page before heading down, it is updated with a post notifying when daily stocks are sold out.
Address: 261 Balestier Road Singapore 329708 | Tel: +65 9278 9928 | Mon – Sun 12pm – 10pm
2. Mao Shan Wang cafe
Not only do they serve the delicious fruit, they aim to educate buyers on how to choose their durians. Customers can also choose to dine-in, which is a pretty rare option among durian stores,
They also sell other durian products such as moon cakes and mochis, so you can have the complete durian experience.
Address: 49 Temple Street, 058594 | Mon – Sat | 11.30 am – 10.30 pm
However despite all that, we probably cant beat this Durian seller in Malaysia… I mean look at him, he’s hotter than the weather.