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8 Places For Durian Lovers To Indulge In Penang (2019 Guide)

If you're not a durian lover, I advise you to scroll away immediately.

This article is specially curated for people who enjoy binge-eating durians despite the heat, so if you don’t live for that fantasy, please do scroll away right this second and we shall see you in the next one. But if you’re still reading this, that means you’re very likely a HUGE fan of the king of fruits, durian! Durian season is pulling up in our area and we want you to know where are the best spots to indulge in your durian fantasy. Please do proceed with caution, because we’re not responsible for your overconsumption of durians. You sendiri agak agak lah okay.🙊

Top 8 Places For Durian Lovers To Indulge In

1. Shan Cheng Durian Penang

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This is where you can taste exceptional and delicious durians harvested straight from the owner’s backyard. Everyone knows that the best kind of durians is the ones you can get from the stalls situated beside the roads of Balik Pulau. We can proudly say that this place exceeds the expectations you will have for a simple durian stall, not only they guarantee a good durian experience but also an educational one. Expect nothing less from them!

📍 748B, Mk6, Jalan Pondok Upih, 11000 Balik Pulau, Pulau Pinang

📞 010-274 8988

2. Bao Sheng Durian Farm

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Established since 1959, they’ve been practising the organic farming method of durian as long as they can remember. Bao Sheng Durian Farm is a place where you can try a lot of Penang famous durian, be it musang king, b20 and red prawn – they got it all in their yard so roll over! On a side note, the strategic location of the farm allows you to catch the sunset while enjoying their durian. Sounds legit!

📍 150 Mk2 Sungai Pinang, Balik Pulau, 11000 Penang, Pulau Pinang

📞 012-411 0600

3. Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge (Durian Tasting Tour)

Green Acres: local durians found in Jan'18 (photo credit: Mike Ow)
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If you would like to enjoy your durian in a different kind of setting and learn more about them, you’re greatly encouraged to register for this durian tour happening in Balik Pulau by Green Acres. A good selection of durians from their 450 durian trees of 35 variants will give you a tasting experience to truly appreciate why Balik Pulau is so famous for its durians. Not only you get to taste the best durians but also harvest and pick as you go. Anyone who’s up for it, book a place now!

📍 Batu Itam, Balik Pulau, Penang.

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4. 8321 Durian Plantation

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This is exactly the type of buffet all durian lunatics are crazy over, eat-all-you-can style wins the game! We know precisely the place you should head to, that is none other than 8321 Durian Plantation. Priced from only RM66 per adult, we believe that it’s a dream came true for real durian fans. If you want to be verified as a real durian fan, you know what to do. 😉

📍 Jalan Teluk Bahang, George Town, Pulau Pinang

📞 016-434 4263

5. Ah Teik Durian Stall

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Known for their milk durian that is wrinkly, yellowy and oh so creamy in the mouth, we thank the universe for this special type of durian. Ohhhh, what did we do to be blessed with such exquisite delicacy? Though the price range is a tad bit steep compared to other places, nevertheless, it’s worth a try.

📍 Lorong Susu, George Town, Penang Island 10400, Malaysia

📞 012-438 388

🕐 10am – 10.30pm (Daily)

6. Leng Durian

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We all know how crazy durian prices can get and a trust-worthy durian stall can be hard to come by. Ah Leng started out small but eventually began to gain popularity amongst the locals for their quality and reasonably priced durians. Locals flock to this place like zombies in the durian season so watch out!

📍 Jalan Anson, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang

📞 019-412 1616

🕐 10am – 8pm (Daily)

7. Lim’s Brothers Durian Estate And Farm

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Another yet amazing place you should definitely check out is Lim’s Brothers Durian Estate And Farm. Situated right where mother nature is most prominent, in the heart of Balik Pulau, this small stall stands proudly offering a sinful variety of luscious durians in Penang. And that’s not the only exciting part, they too are abundant with local fruits for you to indulge in like rambutan and langsat. It’s a short road trip for sure!

📍 Mk 5, Titi Serong, Balik Pulau

📞 04-8668551

🕐 11am – 7pm (Daily)

8. Durian Rumah Batu

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Annnd, we’re finally down to the last one on the list! If you loveeee durian (like me), but couldn’t afford musang king or red prawn then do go for the underdogs instead. Don’t ever underestimate them though because they have their fair share of tastiness. Opt for 369, though lesser known amongst other types of durians, the flesh of the durian is tender and its sweetness is heavenly to boot.

📍 127, Mukim 2, Sungai Pinang, 11010 Balik Pulau, Penang

📞 012-538 5128

🕐 8am – 6.30pm (Daily)

Top 8 Places For Durian Lovers To Indulge In (2019 Guide)

Please be noted that the durian season this year is in between June and July, so keep your eyes sharp and your ears open to some really good durian deals that are coming your way. We’ll keep you updated if we know any ho kang tao (direct translate from Hokkien which means good news). Enjoy them to your heart’s content while it lasts!

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