Top 10 Best Chendol In Singapore
Best summer desserts for cooling off on a hot sunny day in southeast country would be the most famous Chendol. A bowl of coconut milk based dessert which topped with kidney beans, green strands, and corn served with shaved ice and gula melaka (coconut palm). These make up the ingredients of a basic bowl of delicious and unforgettable chendol. And here at Tropika Club, it’s been a sentimental few hours as we chose our Top 10 Best Chendol in Singapore. These are Tropika Club’s very own aggregated rankings, or ‘rankings of rankings’. We collect information from a variety of sources to ascertain the final rankings here. This is further refined through consulting the TripAdvisor rankings to decide the position of the choices here when there’s a tie.
Table of Contents
- 1.Four Seasons Chendol 四季煎蕊
- 2.Old Amoy Chendol
- 3.Malaysia Boleh (Jurong Point)
- 4. Makan Melaka
- 5. Nyonya Chendol
- 6.Jin Jin Hot / Cold Dessert
- 7. Cendol Geylang Serai
- 8.Chendol Melaka
- 9.Dove Desserts
- 10.The Coconut Club
- 11.Tok Tok Indonesian Soup House
- 12.Penang A1 Chendol
- 13.Overrun.SG – Chendol Soft Serve
- 14.Qing Tian Desserts 青天冷热甜品
- 15. 99 Dessert in Cup
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1.Four Seasons Chendol 四季煎蕊
Introduction: Four Seasons Cendol recognised by many to serve the best authentic chendol commonly in Singapore that Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong frequents. They take pride in their freshly made cendol strips, gula melaka and coconut milk. They want their customers to taste the freshest ingredients only.
Offerings: Chendol for supper? No problem. Four Seasons Chendol (at $2.20) can fulfil your needs. Their bowl of chendol comes in a cute ice ball and served with attap seeds and red beans by filled up with thick green jelly in a perfect dome of deliciousness. The gooey Gula Melaka topping gave the chendol an appeasing, sweet lingering aroma. Every mouthful was laced with an abundant serving of green jelly noodles, which had an evidently strong pandan taste that most other dessert stalls lack in these days.
Location: Blk 210 Toa Payoh Lor 8 #01-07, Singapore 310210
Contact: +65 8720 1124
2.Old Amoy Chendol
Introduction: Old Amoy Chendol rated as one of the best Chendol in Singapore, with rich and thick gula melaka. The business started since 1950 ,the owner Mr You Ning learnt the ropes from his retired grandfather, who sold chendol on a pushcart along amoy street back in the 1950s.
Offerings: Their chendol served in a finest shaved ice, topped with smoky and fragrant gula melaka, silky smooth coconut milk, a rich spoonful of red beans, and a dollop of handmade full pandan flavor jelly. From gula melaka to the pandan jelly, everything is prepared freshly from scratch every single day. Come and grab a delicious bowl of the famous cold dessert at only $2 for a bowl.
Location: 335 Smith St, Chinatown Point Food Centre #02-008, Singapore 050335
Contact: +65 8748 7590
3.Malaysia Boleh (Jurong Point)
Introduction: Malaysia Boleh aims to satisfy the Singaporean’s craving for authentic Malaysian street hawker,fare by gathering some of the best street hawker fare in the whole of Malaysia under one roof. These hawkers have at least 20 years of experience and have been selected by the Fei Siong Group. There is a range of around 20 stalls and pushcarts at each Malaysia Boleh.
Offerings: Do you wanna try the famous Penang Road chendol in a hot day? Come visit Malaysia Boleh branch in Jurong Point.This Teochew style chendol (at $2) comes with the freshly made pandan green jelly, plump red beans and served in fresh creamy coconut milk topped with fine shaved ice and finished with a generous drizzle of gula melaka.
Location: 1 Jurong West Central 2, 03-28, Singapore 648886
Contact: +65 6370 1155
4. Makan Melaka
Introduction: Makan Melaka is owned by a Muslim and a Halal certified food stall that offers some of the best Malay cuisines, serving a wide selection of local delights and desserts which they prepared by using the best ingredients to make sure that everything is perfect to cater to every palate.
Offerings: If you are not a sweet chendol lover, then you should grab a chendol at Makan Melaka as they can adjust your sweetness level. Their Melaka style chendol (at $1.70) served with several options of toppings, which you can choose from corn, red bean, glutinous rice, durian, or a combination of all (at around $2.00 – $3.50). One of the speciality of this stall is their gula melaka specially brought from Melaka. The richness of the gula melaka along with the faint pandan flavour of the green jelly make the bowl of chendol a refreshing treat.
Location: 1901 Changi Village Rd, #01-2046, Singapore 507721
Contact: +65 6542 1246
5. Nyonya Chendol
Introduction: Nyonya Chendol is one of the most beautiful and delicious chendol in Singapore. It has rapidly expanded and currently has six branches in Singapore.
Offerings: Are you a chempedak lover? Come and grab your Chempedak Chendol at only $3 a bowl in Nyonya Chendol. They also selling the Traditional Chendol (at $1.50), Red Beans Chendol (at $2), XO Durian Chendol (at $3) and Sweet Corn Chendol (at $2). They specializes in a sweet icy and milky dessert of chendol. The ice was flavored with thick and glossy Gula Melaka, heavy coconut milk with a smooth and pleasing texture and the luscious red beans.
Location: 51 Upper Bukit Timah Rd, #02-147, Singapore 588215
Contact: +65 9827 4818
6.Jin Jin Hot / Cold Dessert
Introduction: Jin Jin Hot/Cold Desserts has a very nostalgic value to the residents of ABC Food Centre and Market. The stall also received top votes at the Singapore Food Festival, and their fame lies in their delicious bowl of Power Chendol.
Offerings: Do you ever tried a lovely golden brown gula melaka with a light edge of salt and an almost burnt caramel finish? Jin Jin Hot/ Cold dessert offers this kind of gula melaka topping. The thick and gooey gula melaka served with the usual shaved ice mountain and topped with red bean, green chendol noodles, plenty of attap seeds and drenched with condensed milk. Their chendol was magnificent toffee like sweetness.
Location:6 Jalan Bukit Merah, #01-21 ABC Brickworks Market Food Centre, Singapore 150006
Contact: +65 9093 2018
7. Cendol Geylang Serai
Introduction: Established in 1952, Cendol Geylang Serai has since moved locations thrice. From the old Geylang Market to the current Geylang Serai Market, it has continued to prosper with its signature traditional Indonesian-style chendol dessert.
Offerings: An Indonesian style chendol that you can have in Cendol Geylang Serai with homemade pandan flavoured jelly, coconut cream, gula melaka and crushed ice. This stall is one of the chendol stall that not include ingredients like attap seeds, red bean or sweet corn. They serve up 3 versions of chendol Cup with Ice (at $3), Cup without Ice (at $3.50) and Bowl (at $2.00) for dine in only. The coconut cream dominates every spoonful, in a way that’s refreshing instead of overpowering, and the subtle pandan fragrance from the jelly provides the perfect accompaniment.
Location: 1 Geylang Serai, #02-107, Singapore 402001
Contact: +65 9485 5845
Introduction: Chendol Melaka was run by the irrepressible Daisy Tan and her husband Colin Yam. Once the regional director of a shipping firm, this self confessed “200 per cent” bibik is now wholly dedicated to preserving their Peranakan culture through their culinary delights, like delicious chendol, kueh-kueh and their signature dish, nasi ulam.
Offerings: They are serving a bowl of chendol with fresh coconut milk and gula melaka, ice filled with soft chendol strips and red beans. You also can request for the add on extra gula melaka for a richer taste.
Location: 15 Upper East Coast Road, Singapore 455207
Contact: +65 9630 1338
Introduction: Dove Desserts is one of the famous Cendol stalls in Toa Payoh. They have offers some of the best Singaporean and Local Cuisine serving a tantalising collection of dishes. They serves chendol that similar to Penang style whichl made with homemade chendol strips.
Offerings: Dove Desserts serves up the cheapest bowl of chendol at $1.80. You can pay 70cents extra for the durian topping. The generous ingredients are prepared freshly by the lady owner, Helen. Their star ingredients Gula Melaka is all the way get from Malacca.
Location: 22 Lor 7 Toa Payoh, #01-21, Singapore 310022
Contact: +65 9272 5712
10.The Coconut Club
Introduction: The Coconut Club at Ann Siang Hill which received the Michelin Bib Gourmand, is actually famous not only for the Nasi Lemak, but Cendol as well.
Offerings: If you really want to taste the good quality of the coconut milk, you must try the cendol at The Coconut Club. Shaved ice is topped with creamy coconut milk, palm sugar syrup (gula melaka), and homemade pandan rice flour jelly to produce this bowl of awesomeness.
Location: 6 Ann Siang Hill, Singapore 069787
Contact: +65 6635 2999
11.Tok Tok Indonesian Soup House
Introduction: Tok Tok is the first Indonesian restaurant in singapore that focus on introducing variety of traditional taste Indonesian soup and street snacks.
Offerings: They offer a mix of chendol with pandan jelly and jackfruit sit atop a bed of ice that’s been bathed with some gula melaka and coconut sugar from Java. They also offer the Durian version chendol with cincau.
Location: 18 Ann Siang Rd, #01-01, Singapore 069698
Contact: +65 6221 1760
12.Penang A1 Chendol
Introduction: Penang A1 Cendol is famous with fragrant housemade chendol in Singapore. They make their own chendol strips, and uses quality ingredients for their red beans and gula melaka.
Offerings: Penang A1 Chendol offers Traditional Chendol (at $3) which can be served either in the normal style (in a bowl), or in smoothie form. A generous amount of gula melaka was drizzled over the top of the shaved ice, with sizeable red beans and pandan jelly completing the bowl. The richness of the gula melaka and coconut permeated every mouthful. It tasted authentic and fresh.
Location: Block 822 #01-186, Tampines Street 81, Singapore 520822
Contact: +65 9092 9480
13.Overrun.SG – Chendol Soft Serve
Introduction: Overrun.SG has made quite a name for themselves in the recent months as they keep selling out nearly every day. It’s 100% owned by Muslims so everything’s Halal in this café.
Offerings: Feeling hot in Singapore? Do check out Overrun for its chendol flavored soft serve for a refresher in the hot weather. Their chendol (at $6) soft serve came with ice cream, coconut, pandan jelly and gula melaka. They also do offer Durian Chendol (at $7) for those durian lover. You will reaching the bottom of the cup for more of the combination of ice cream, durian, pandan jelly and gula melaka.
Location: 18 Baghdad Street, Singapore 199657
14.Qing Tian Desserts 青天冷热甜品
Introduction: The stall become famous after PM Lee Hsien Loong was spotted queuing for it.With the energetic uncle who kept moving his body by doing little dance steps while taking the orders to entertain his customer.It brings more business to the stall.
Offerings: Want to have the cheapest chendol in Singapore? Qing Tian Desserts offers the traditional chendol at $1.50 which served with soft ice, fragrant coconut milk, palm sugar and delicious red beans.
Location: #01-60 Redhill Food Centre, Blk 85 Redhill Lane, Singapore 150085
15. 99 Dessert in Cup
Introduction: 99 Dessert in Cup serves up a variety of desserts, but their “Homemade Chendol” ($2.50) which will definately catches your taste bud. Their chendol made with a secret recipe with different ingredients that not similar with others chendol stall in Singapore.
.Offerings: 99 Dessert in Cup’s homemade Chendol ($2.50) is their signature dessert which comes in a huge cup, stuffed full of ingredients such as corn, red beans and attap seeds, with topping of a thick gula melaka syrup and coconut milk. The layers of sweetness worked well together.
Location: 208B New Upper Changi Rd, Bedok Interchange Food Centre #01-60, Singapore 462208
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