Penang Durian Farm & Where To Eat Durian In Penang

Penang durian farms have been around for generations at this point. And many of them are pesticide-free!

Fans of the King of Fruits will agree that the best durian in Penang come from the farms in rural Penang! In fact, locals and tourists flock to Penang every year without fail to savor this seasonal fruit!

If you’re a durian fan too, here is our list of recommendations on the top places to eat durian in Penang!

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11 Best Places To Eat Durian In Penang

You don’t necessarily have to go all the way to Balik Pulau if you’re wondering where to eat durian in Penang!

Where To Eat Durian In George Town

Instead, you can look out for these 5 durian mobile stalls right in George Town.

1. Ah Teik Durian Stall Lorong Susu

Ah Teik Durian Stall is the most reputable durian stall in Penang.

Penang AH TEIK Durian At Lorong Susu, Penang
Penang AH TEIK Durian At Lorong Susu, Penang – photo credits to slee816 (Instagram)

More than 30 types of durians are for sale here! Including Milk Durian (Durian Susu), XO, Black Thorn, Capri, and Red Prawn Durian (Ang Heh Durian).

It certainly gets expensive but the durian is fresh!

Gloves are available if you do not want your hands to smell like durian! And credit card payment is accepted here.

Location: Lorong Susu, 10450 George Town, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 9pm

Contact: +6012-438 3881

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2. Khor Hun Hin’s “Musang King” Durian Stall

Opposite Ah Teik Stall is Khor Hun Hin’s “Musang King” Durian Stall. Tuck into the luscious Musang King that is also the name of the truck stall!

Khor Hun Hin’s “Musang King” Durian Stall, Penang
Khor Hun Hin’s “Musang King” Durian Stall, Penang – photo credits to tang_o_rang (Instagram)

In peak season, they have a menu of durians from Penang mainland and Penang Island. And some from Perak too!

Location: 63, Jalan Macalister, George Town, 11400 George Town, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 10pm

Contact: +6016-460-0157

3. Ang Hock Leng Durian On Jalan Anson

Ang Hock Leng Durian is otherwise known as Anson Road Durian. You can pinpoint their durian truck by the colorful tarps along Jalan Anson!

Ang Hock Leng Durian Stall On Jalan Anson
Ang Hock Leng Durian Stall On Jalan Anson – photo credits to justin.1967 (Instagram)

There are tables and chairs at the back of the stall if you want to immediately enjoy your durian too.

Although the price is slightly higher, locals are willing to pay for the excellent quality! Go early as the stall will close once all the durians are sold out!

Location: 121, Jalan Anson, George Town, 10400 George Town, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 10am to 8pm

Contact: +6019-412 1616

4. Tua Bui Teik Durians

Tua Bui Teik Durians has been selling local durians for over 10 years! And this is where you can go for affordable durians without breaking the bank. For reference, 6 durians can cost under RM300.

Tua Bui Teik Durians Operates From A Truck At Penang
Tua Bui Teik Durians Operates From A Truck – photo credits to nickchan.net

These are local durians from Balik Pulau as well as other areas – Ah Teik will not withhold information on where his durians come from, you just have to ask if you’re curious!

We really recommend this Penang durian stall for genuine and dependable service. Beginners can leave it to humble and trustworthy Ah Teik to pick the best durian that fits your taste!

Location: 71-73, Jalan Perak, Jelutong, 11600 George Town, Penang Island

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

Contact: +6012-430 1616

5. Durian Central @ Macalister Road

Prices are on the steep side but at least you don’t have to go to the other side of Penang to grab a variety of quality durians.

Durians On Display At The Stall Of Durian Central At Macalister Road, Penang Island
Durians On Display At The Stall Of Durian Central At Macalister Road, Penang Island – Photo belongs to Durian Central @ Macalister Road

This humble stall run by an elderly couple is at the intersection between Jalan Macalister and Jalan Kek Chuan.

Their selection includes Black Thorn, the infamous Musang King. As well as other intriguing varieties like Holo or Undang Merah. Alongside  D11 and D168 (IOI).

The service is commendable too. And they’ve been in operation for more than 4 years at this point!

Location: 63 Macalister Road, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 11pm

Contact: +6010-9001288

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6. Ah Teik Zai Durian Stall

Across from New World Park, Ah Teik Zai Durian Stall doesn’t sell durians for cheap but the durians are alright if you don’t want to go further for your durian craving!

Shaded Canopy Of Ah Teik Zai Durian Stall At George Town, Penang
Shaded Canopy Of Ah Teik Zai Durian Stall At George Town, Penang – Photo belongs to Ah Teik Zai Durian Stall

They do have tables and chairs under a shaded canopy (with fans) for customers to eat durian at their leisure though.

For variety, they carry a selection of Musang King, Black Thorn, Golden Lobster, Udang Merah, Capri, Ho Lor, and Xiao Hong.

Location: No,100A/B, Jalan Burma, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang

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

Contact: +6012-9875200

Where To Eat Durian At Other Places In Penang

Durian connoisseurs will find it worthwhile to head to the outskirts of the city!

As there is usually a wider selection available at the source (i.e. the durian farms) rather than in the city. And other tropical fruits too!

7. Song Hai’s Durian

Song Hai Durian sells their durian in a housing estate of Gelugor.

Durian At Song Hai Durian Orchard, Telok Kumbar Penang
Durian At Song Hai Durian Orchard, Telok Kumbar Penang – photo credits to nickienic (Instagram)

Other than durians, customers can also purchase fruits like cempedak, nangka, and mangosteen!

Freshly Opened Durian At Song Hai Durian Orchard, Telok Kumbar Penang
Freshly Opened Durian At Song Hai Durian Orchard, Telok Kumbar Penang – photo credits to nickienic (Instagram)

They also accommodate tours too and host durian parties right at Song Hai’s Durian Orchard where you can eat the freshest durian straight out of the 52-year old orchard!

This is an ideal spot for a durian buffet if that’s on your agenda!

Location: 26, Lintang Merak, Desa Permai Indah, 11700 Gelugor, Penang Island

Opening Hours: 9am to 8pm

Contact: +6019-474 4439

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8. Durian Kaki (脚標榴莲)

Durian Kaki is set next to a plantation in Relau. The owner, Tan won the title of Raja Durian back in 2001! He owns multiple plantations on Penang Island!

Durian Kaki Signage In Penang
Durian Kaki Signage In Penang – photo credits to syuriaijai (Instagram)

Go on an eating spree at their durian buffet in the shade of their wooden roadside stalls. Or taste their succulent mangosteen!

Durian Cap Kaki Stall At Penang
Durian Cap Kaki Stall – photo credits to ndrys1991 (Instagram)

Try Raja Kunyit durian here if you can. Though this is also a great opportunity to try D24, Hor Lor, or Black Thorn durians.

It’s good to note that they accept cashless payments like Alipay, Boost, and credit cards.

Location: 829D, Jln Paya Terubung, Relau, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 9:30am to 8pm

Contact: +6019-589 8998

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9. 818 Durian Stall

Make a pit stop at 818 Durian Stall for a quick durian fix if you’re driving between Balik Pulau and Teluk Bahang!

818 Durian Stall At Penang
818 Durian Stall – photo credits to isaac_leyu (Instagram)

It’s worth trying your luck here even when Penang durian is out of season but you feel like eating durian anyways! As they may stock some fresh and delicious Johor varieties instead.

Be sure to call ahead as they are not open every day!

10. 1818 Durian & Fruit Dealer

1818 Durian & Fruit Dealer is another place to go for a full range of durians at a fair price! A wide selection of tropical fruits is available too!

Black Thorn Durian At 1818 Durian & Fruit Dealer
Black Thorn Durian At 1818 Durian & Fruit Dealer – photo credits to sapufood (Instagram)

1818’s durians are fresh from Balik Pulau! They also supply durians to other states in Malaysia!

11. Wong Durian House

On the west coast of Penang in Kampung Sungai:

Durian Being Weighed At Wong Duran House At Balik Pulau, Penang
Durian Being Weighed At Wong Duran House At Balik Pulau, Penang – Photo from their Facebook

Wong Durian House have their own orchard with a dozen durian varieties – namely Musang King, Red Prawn, Hor Lor, and Black Thorn but also other durian species like Green Skin, Khun Poh, 604, and No.11.

Try Fresh Durian At Wong Duran House, Balik Pulau
Try Fresh Durian At Wong Duran House, Balik Pulau – Photo from their Facebook

If you time your visit right (Peak season is typically June), you’ll get to sample their mangosteens and rambutans too.

You can enjoy your durian under the shade of a canopy and the surrounding durian trees.

Penang Durian Farm

Most of the Penang Durian Farms are in Balik Pulau!

You can even book a durian farm stay and satiate your durian cravings from morning to evening while learning the ins and outs of a durian plantation in Penang!

1. Bao Sheng Durian Farm Penang

Go on a Penang durian buffet at Bao Sheng Durian Farm, an organic durian farm!

Penang Bao Sheng Durian Farm
Penang Bao Sheng Durian Farm – photo is from their Facebook

There are 2 day visit options to choose from – either a 2-hour session (RM120/person) or a half-day pass (RM250/person)!

Accommodation At Bao Sheng Durian Farm Penang
Accommodation At Bao Sheng Durian Farm Penang – photo credits to booking.com

Durian enthusiasts can also stay at their durian farm accommodation (with a pool!). Which comes with the chance to experience the unusual numbing effect of durian!

Location: 150 Mk2 Sungai Pinang, Balik Pulau, 11000 Penang, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 7pm

Contact: +6012-411 0600

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Read more: 11 Best Homestays In Penang

2. Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge

Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge is another organic durian farm that you can visit in Penang. And they support sustainable living and having a low carbon footprint as well.

Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge At Penang
Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge – photo credits to greenacrespenang.com

Stay in an ecolodge or treehouse accommodation surrounded by hundreds of century-old durian trees! You can even hear durians falling during the main season!

Durian Tour And Tasting Session At Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge
Durian Tour And Tasting Session At Green Acres Orchard & Ecolodge – photo is from their Facebook

Or join their Penang durian tour at their 16-acre farm in Balik Pulau, which includes durian and fruit tasting!

Location: Batu Itam, Balik Pulau, Penang, Malaysia (5.37473, 100.25139)

Email: [email protected]

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Price (Peak Season): RM100+ (Tour), ~RM400 (1 night stay), ~RM530 (3D2N)

3. Shan Cheng Durian Penang

Harvested straight from the farm with 50+ year old trees, Shan Cheng’s pesticide-free mountain durians taste exceptionally aromatic!

Shan Cheng Durian Penang (山城果皇)
Shan Cheng Durian Penang (山城果皇) – photo credits to wendy_1223 (Instagram)

Make sure you give their Red Prawn and Green Skin a go!

Drop them a call before turning up during off-season! You can also secure the durians you want by making a reservation!

4. Lim Brothers Orchard

The Lim Brothers’ durian orchard (or Peng Siew Farm) is literally in their backyard! In fact, there are as many as 20 breeds of durians!

Lim Brothers Orchard - Where To Find Durian In Penang
Lim Brothers Orchard – Where To Find Durian In Penang – photo credits to keemissan (Instagram)

Their Musang King is the most sought-after of their durians.

But while you’re here, you can also watch how they sort and grade eggs in the poultry farm within the vicinity!

PS: If you live in Penang, you may want to grab the opportunity to buy fresh farm eggs while you can!

Location: 51 Mukim 5, Titi Serong, Balik Pulau, 11000, Penang Island

Opening Hours: Daily from 11am to 7pm

Contact: +604-866 8551

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5. Durian Rumah Batu, Stone House Plantation

In the hilly region of Balik Pulau, is this organic 5-acre durian farm with a stone house thought to be hundreds of years oldwhich may have been used to be a communist base!

Signboard For Durian Rumah Batu, Stone House Plantation In Penang
Signboard For Durian Rumah Batu, Stone House Plantation In Penang – photo credits to makwinglok (Instagram)

The popular farm boasts 50+ year old trees and is also not far off from the first Little Red tree to bear Xiao Hong durian!

Durian Tree At Durian Rumah Batu, Stone House Plantation
Durian Tree At Durian Rumah Batu, Stone House Plantation – photo credits to izatynajwa (Instagram)

Do try their Red Prawn and Ang Hay durians if you get the chance. It’s also advisable to make a booking for your durians during peak season as many local durian fans know about the Stone House!

Moreover, it is quite a drive to this plantation and you don’t want to end up disappointed if the durian you want is out of stock!

Location: 127, Mukim 2, Sungai Pinang, 11010 Balik Pulau, Penang

Opening Hours: Daily from 8am to 6:30pm

Contact: +6012-538 5128

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6. CHOO Family Durian Orchard (Green) – Temporarily Closed

CHOO Family Durian Orchard is off the beaten track on the outskirts of Balik Pulau. They serve their patrons at their house porch, surrounded by durian trees!

A Pile Of Durians For A Durian Buffet At Choo's Family Durian Orchard
A Pile Of Durians For A Durian Buffet At Choo’s Family Durian Orchard – photo is from their Facebook

Eat only the freshest organic durian in a homey setting!

However, it’s best to give them a call before you visit as they may run short of durians at times!

Location: Jalan Pantai Acheh, 11000 Balik Pulau, Penang Island

Contact: +6013-513 4341

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7. 8321 Durian Plantation

There’s no better place to enjoy a hearty Penang durian buffet than 8321 Durian Plantation! Sometimes, they host all-you-can-eat buffets at ~RM65/adult!

At 8321 Durian Plantation, Penang
At 8321 Durian Plantation, Penang – photo credits to msjotter (Instagram)

They serve fresh and premium quality durians like Musang King and Hor Lor, with Capri (or Kapri) as their specialty!

Durian Tasting At 8321 Durian Plantation, Penang
Durian Tasting At 8321 Durian Plantation, Penang – photo credits to msjotter (Instagram)

This must-try durian grows on very old trees, giving them a unique liquor taste. You can actually see the orchard from the designated seating area.

Location: Jalan Teluk Bahang, George Town, Penang Island

Contact: +6016-434 4263

Penang Durian Season

June and July is the main season for durians and this is when all-you-can-eat durian buffets will spring up! And there may be cendol durian for sale in Penang too!

The entire season usually lasts from mid-May to mid-August depending on the climate.


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Getting To Places To Eat Durian In Penang

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Conclusion

If it’s going to be your first time visiting a Penang durian farm:

You cannot go wrong with the famous Black Thorn and Musang King varieties!

And if one day isn’t enough, you can always book a farm stay at one of the many organic durian farms at Balik Pulau! Or get durians vacuum-packed and bring them home (Note: Check with your chosen airlines first)!

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