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20 Durian-Themed Food in Singapore That Serious Durian Lovers Must Try

20 Durian-Themed Food in Singapore That Serious Durian Lovers Must Try

For all durian lovers, there’s no better time than now to indulge in all of these unique decadent durian dishes available in Singapore!

From durian main dishes like Durian Fish Soup, Durian Steamboat and Durian Pizza, to durian desserts like Durian Mousse, Durian Crepe, and Durian Smoothies…

There’s definitely something you’ve yet to try on this list!

And if you’ve never tried the King of Fruits, you really should! (Unless of course, you’re part of the world’s population with a natural aversion to the smell of durian, then perhaps at least just give it a shot!)

Note: Some of the items featured are seasonal and only available during the durian season between June to October.

1. Is this the world’s first Durian Fish Soup?: Wang Yuan Fish Soup 

Durian… And Fish Soup?! Who would’ve thought of a strange combination like this. If you’re up for a food adventure quite like no other, head down to this creative hawker stall in Tampines.

Photos: @skatercoder, @wangyuanfishsoup on Instagram

Creamy and comforting all at the same time, Wang Yuan’s Durian Fish Soup might just be that one dish you never thought you’d love!

Photo by @skatercoder on Instagram

Wang Yuan Fish Soup

Price: From SGD 12 (Durian Fish Soup)

Address: 519A Tampines Central 8, Singapore 521519 (Map)

Contact: +65 8112 4033

Opening Hours: Daily from 11:30am to 8:30pm

Website

2. The go-to place for all things durian! : Four Seasons Durians Restaurant @ Jewel Changi Airport 

Up next on our list, how about a round of durian steamboat? It’s another strange durian and soup combination we’d never have thought of but it surprisingly works! The durian adds a rich creaminess to the soup with just a slight tinge of the durian flavour.

Photo by @thejulianlah on Instagram

Apart from Durian Steamboat, you can enjoy other durian-themed dishes such as Mao Shan Wang Durian Pixza, Kampong Durian Fried Rice, Crispy Durian Roll and Deep Fried Durian Chinese Fritters.

Photos: @phuachiuyen, @cheflawrenceapp on Instagram

So if you’re crazy for durian like some of us, this is definitely your go to spot to fill up on all things durian.

Four Seasons Durians Restaurant @ Jewel Changi Airport

Price: From SGD 35 (Durian Steamboat for 1-2 pax)

Address: 78 Airport Blvd., #B2-227/228, Singapore 819666 (Map)

Contact: +65 6484 1619

Opening Hours: Daily from 11:30am to 9:30pm

Website

3. Would you try durian beer?: The 1925 Brewing Co.

Photos: @heykayyyyy, @riotylor99 on Instagram

I mean…. Durian beer…? Who would have thought of brewing a concoction such as this! The 1925 Brewery Co. has been in the business of crafting creative alcoholic beverages like the Musang King Ale.

Photo by @riotylor99 on Instagram

PS: Even if you’re not keen on durian beer, there are other really cool specialty beers available too!

The 1925 Brewing Co.

Price: From SGD 14.90 (Musang King Ale)

Address: 261 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427515 (Map)

Contact: +65 6909 1425

Opening Hours: Tue-Sun from 12pm to 10:15pm (last order for food at 9pm)

Website

4. It’s fried rice time!: Escape Restaurant and Lounge

Craving some good old egg fried rice? Try a new variation of it, durian-style. Courtesy of Escape Restaurant, you can now have a taste of this unique fried rice that’s sweet and savoury all at the same time.

Photos by @helmiefoodmemoir on Instagram

Escape Restaurant and Lounge

Price: From SGD 19.80 (Durian Fried Rice)

Address: Level 6, One Farrer Hotel, 1 Farrer Park Station Road 217562 Singapore Singapore (Map)

Contact: +65 6705 7825

Opening Hours: Daily from 11:30am to 9:30pm

Website

5. How could we say no to Durian Lava Cake?: Ice Edge Cafe 

It’s like the best or both worlds. Lava cake and durian? Give me some of that!

Photos: @sheilaoink, @joanne_ngh, @dennis_tjc on Instagram

Imagine cutting into your lava cake and watching your Mao Shan Wang durian just oozing out. My oh my.

Ice Edge Cafe 

Price: From SGD 15.80 (Mao Shan Wang Lava Cake)

Address: 2 Kovan Rd, #01-10 Simon Plaza, Singapore 548008 (Map)

Contact: +65 6858 5729

Opening Hours: Daily from 11:30am to 10:30pm

Website

6. All the durian desserts we could ever want: Ji De Chi (Century Square)

We honestly never knew Ji De Chi (which directly translates to “remember to eat”) offered quite some many durian-themed dishes! From Durian Pomelo Sago and Durian Sticky Rice Roll to Durian Snowy Ice, Durian Crepe (delicious!) and Durian Snowflake with Black Glutinous Rice…

Photos: @serenetan.sg, @ars3nal02, @fatpigdiary, @cheryltan88 on Instagram

You know these guys are great with whipping up some delectable durian desserts.

Photo by @patricktkh on Instagram

Note: Do check their website for other available branches near you. There are 10 branches in total!

Ji De Chi (Century Square)

Price: From SGD 6.60

Address: 2 Tampines Central 5, #B1-03 Century Square, Singapore 529509 (Map)

Contact: +65 6484 6522

Opening Hours: Daily from 10:30am to 10pm

Website

7. How’s this for a durian spin on a traditional snack!: The Ang Ku Kueh Hut

From the fruit to Ang Ku Kueh? If you’d like to try local snacks, you’ve gotta try this cretive spin on this traditional Chinese snack. Ang Ku Kueh (Hokkien for “Red Turtle Cake”) is now available in the durian flavour!

Photos: @waisohungryy, @the.nana.thing, @chiaksimi on Instagram

The Ang Ku Kueh Hut

Price: From SGD 12.50 (for Blue Pea Durian)

Address: 36 Kim Keat Rd, Singapore 328812 (Map)

Contact: +65 8813 7636

Opening Hours: Tue-Sat from 10am to 5pm (or till sold out)

Website

8. Oooh the durian decadence in these cakes: Chalk Farm (Parkway Parade)

How luxurious does Burnt Durian Cheesecake and Pandan Durian Layer Cake sound?

Photos: @foodieyumshots, @dxjude, @thefoodchapter on Instagram

And if that’s not enough, you can also opt for the Durian Salat, a durian version of the traditional Nonya Kueh Salat, traditionally made with pressed sticky rice, layered with coconut egg custard and flavoured with fragrant pandan!

Note: Do check their website for their second branch available at Paragon Orchard!

Chalk Farm (Parkway Parade)

Price: From SGD 130 (Burnt Durian Cheesecake), SGD 165 (Durian Salat)

Address: 80 Marine Parade Road, Parkway Parade #B1-83M, Singapore 449269 (Map)

Contact: +65 6348 2032

Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 9pm

Website

9. Can’t go wrong with Fried Durian Ice Cream: Majestic Restaurant 

We’ve all heard of fried ice cream by now. For durian lovers only, imagine how incredible fried durian ice cream would taste! Available at Majestic Restaurant, if you’re hankering for something sweet, savoury and creamy all at the same time, you have to head down for a taste of this.

Majestic Restaurant

Price: From SGD 9.80 (Crispy King Of Durian Ice Cream With Maple Syrup)

Address: 5 Straits View, #04-01 Marina One East Tower The Heart Singapore 018935 (Map)

Contact: +65 6250 1988, +65 9660 8706

Opening Hours: Daily from 11:30am to 2:45pm (Lunch), 5:45pm to 9:45pm (Dinner)

Website

10. Fried Durian Fritters are delicious indeed: Sedap Durian (Simpang Bedok)

We’ve all try Goreng Pisang (Fried Banana Fritters) for sure or Goreng Cempedak (Fried Jackfruit Fritters).

Photos: @fatspoting, @graceglazee on Instagram

How about trying fried durian next? It definitely sounds like a yummy snack not to be missed.

Note: Do check their website for more information on the 3 available outlets you can do a self-collect at!

Sedap Durian (Simpang Bedok)

Price: From SGD 13 (10 pieces)

Address: 430 Upper Changi Rd, East Village Mall, #01-58 S487048 (Map)

Contact: +65 8798 0929

Opening Hours: Daily from 3pm to 7pm (self-collection timing)

Website

11. Here you go with a Durian Beancurd Tart!: Le Cafe Confectionary (Mackenzie Road)

Love a good egg tart? The guys at Le Cafe Confectionary have one upped the traditional tart game by creating these yummy Durian Beancurd Tarts. If you’re in the area, definitely drop by for a try.

Photos: @the.makfamily, @lecafe_sg on Instagram

(It’s highly recommended to place an order before heading down as stock runs out fast!)

Photo by @lecafe_sg on Instagram

Note: Do check their website for other available branches!

Le Cafe Confectionary (Mackenzie Road)

Price: From SGD 12 (8 pieces)

Address: 31/33 Mackenzie Road #01-01 ​Singapore 228686 (Map)

Contact: +65 6337 2417

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat from 10:30am to 6:45pm; Sundays & PH from 10:30am to 4pm

Website

12. Allll the durian smoothies we could ever want: A1 Chendol & Durian 

Now this is a beverage that really hits the spot. Available only in Tampines, come on down to A1 Chendol & Durian (formerly known as Penang A1 Chendol) for the richest, creamiest durian smoothies.

Photos by @rainiess on Instagram

With different variations available ranging from D24 to Mao Shan Wang, as well as options to include Chendol, Avocado in your durian smoothie – choose the flavour that appeals most to you and enjoy! 

Photos: @weilunhuang_, @rainiess on Instagram

Personally, we’d go for the Mao Shan Wang Smoothie. We love the taste of a good quality no frills durian smoothie!

A1 Chendol & Durian

Price: From SGD 4.50

Address: Tampines Street 81, #01-186 Block 822, Singapore 520822 (Map)

Contact: +65 9851 9477

Opening Hours: Daily from 12pm to 10pm

Website

13. It’s a double yes to the Durian Mousse Double Shot!: Dessert Bowl 

Looking for the perfect dessert date spot, or a place to hang with your durian-loving friends? Dessert Bowl at Serangoon is famous for their Durian Mousse. (This editor’s brother is a diehard fan of their Durian Mousse Double Shot!)

Photos: @sodacream_, @siming, @lohnoms on Instagram

Other durian desserts include Durian with Glutinous Rice, Durian Snow Mountain, Durian Coco Jelly, Mini Durian Tart, Durian Crepe, and Mao Shan Wang Mochi! Mmmmmm, they’re all so good!

Dessert Bowl

Price: From SGD 5 (Durian Mousse)

Address: 80A Serangoon Garden Way, Singapore 555976 (Map)

Contact: +65 6285 1278

Opening Hours: Tue-Thu from 3pm to 10:30pm; Fridays from 3pm to 11:30pm; Sat-Sun from 2pm to 11:30pm (Closed Mondays)

Website

14. Up for some Durian Strudel?: Ritz Apple Strudel 

Bite into fragrant crispy puff pastry and get a whiff of this Durian Strudel. If you’re already a fan of the Apple Strudel from Ritz Apple Strudel, try something new and order their Durian Strudel the next time you pop by!

Photos: @tchewt88, @kaylerbaby_pearlynmummy, @xiaoblink on Instagram

Note: Do check their website for more available outlets!

Ritz Apple Strudel

Price: Price: From SGD 37.50

Address: 4 Tampines Central 5, #B1 – K8A, Singapore 529510 (Map)

Contact: +65 67823881

Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 9pm

Website

15. Durian Sandwiches should definitely be a thing: 818 Durians and Pastries 

Have you ever heard of a Durian Sandwich? Me either. At 818 Durians and Pastry, you can order frozen Durian Sandwiches and Chocolate Durian Rolls too! We imagine the Durian Sandwiches would be a serious hit once you try them.

Photos: @iivy_, @818durian on Instagram

818 Durians and Pastries

Price: From SGD 4 (Durian Swiss Roll), SGD 12 (Frozen Durian Sandwich)

Address: 26 Defu Lane 10, #01-188, Singapore 539207 (Map)

Contact: +65 6493 9818

Opening Hours: Mon-Sat from 10am to 6pm (Closed Sundays)

Website

16. Macarons, now available in the durian flavour!: Sunlife Pastries (Causeway Point)

Earl Grey Macarons getting boring? Get a taste of the Durian Macarons by Sunlife Pastries!

Photos by @sunlifepastries on Instagram

They’re sweet and perfect for durian lovers who want something a little less rich on the palate.

Photo by @sunlifepastries on Instagram

Note: Do check their website for more available outlets!

Sunlife Pastries (Causeway Point)

Price: From SGD 9 (Mini Durian Puffs), SGD 12 (Durian Macarons)

Address: 1 Woodlands Square, #B1 – K10, Singapore 738099 (Map)

Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 10pm

Website

17. Try this traditiona Nonya dessert with a durian spin!: Sinpopo Brand Restaurant (Joo Chiat)

Another creative spin on a traditional local dessert, Sinpopo offers Durian Pengat on their dessert menu. 

Photos: @strictly_foody2, @meiliyouzhengui, on Instagram

For those not in the know, Pengat is a traditional Nonya dessert made with yam, bananas and sweet potatoes cooked in coconut milk and palm sugar. 

Photo by @travistan_photography on Instagram

This sweet treat is taken to a whole new level with the durian variation offered here!

Sinpopo Brand Restaurant (Joo Chiat)

Price: From SGD 11 (Durian Pengat), SGD 10.90 (Mao Shan Wang Durian Cake)

Address: 458 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427671(Map)

Contact: +65 6345 5034

Opening Hours: Daily from 8:30am to 10pm

Website

18. Durian lovers, welcome to the annual Durian Fiesta!: Goodwood Park Hotel 

Looking for an actual durian feast? Head down to Goodwood Park Hotel for their annual Durian Fiesta. 

Photos: @yimin.evelyn, @hazeldiary_, @theshutterwhale on Instagram

You’ll find durian-themed dishes like D24 Pandan Waffle Cake (with durian pulp!), Mini D24 Salted Caramel Delights, D24 Kueh Dadar, D24 Mousse Cake and more on the menu!

Note: Durian Fiesta 2021 ends 1 August 2021, so hurry down before you miss it!

Goodwood Park Hotel

Price: From SGD 40

Address: 22 Scotts Rd, Singapore 228221 (Map)

Contact: +65 6730 1786

Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 7pm

Website

19. It’s supper time with durian prata: The Roti Prata House 

Every Singaporean loves a good prata supper, and we simply could not leave this off the list! Check into The Roti Prata House at Upper Thomson for a good old Durian Prata.

Why not, right?!

The Roti Prata House

Price: From SGD 6 (Durian Prata)

Address: 246 Upper Thomson Rd, Singapore 574370 (Map)

Contact: +65 6459 5260

Opening Hours: Sun-Thu from 7am to 2am; Fri-Sat from 7am to 4am

20. Would you try durian-flavoured milk and chocolate?: 7-Eleven 

If you’re in your local 7-11, keep your eyes peeled for durian-flavoured milk, and durian-flavoured chocolate!

Photos: @kirapark92, @moonteera, @daveltk, @zedadam on Instagram

As much of a durian fan as I am, even I find these combinations a little on the weird side! But they definitely help with those durian cravings, that’s for sure.

7-Eleven

Price: From SGD 2.50 (Cadbury Dairy Milk Durian), SGD 2.20 (Yanwee Durian Milk)

Address: Simply head to your nearest 7-11!

Opening Hours: 24/7

Website

Enjoyed reading about all the different unique durian-themed food available in Singapore? What dish are you particularly excited about? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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With a boheme outlook on life, Dawn loves exploring and immersing herself in all sorts of weird and wonderful adventures. Coupled with a persevering fondness for sharing her quirky finds, Dawn has a passion for documenting her experiences through her photos and writing. When not busy working away on her MacBook, you will find Dawn going on more adventures or simply cuddling up to her darling cat, Nyx.