New in town: 2 Acres Cafe — Balik Pulau’s newest addition dishes up durians with a view

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You can smell it in the air— the unmistakable odour, pungent. Is it June already? Yes, the much adored durian season is back! Where better to experience the taste of durians than at 2 Acres Cafe, newest addition of endless durian haunts in Balik Pulau.

2 Acres Cafe - durian cafe front
2 Acres Cafe - durian cafe front

2 Acres Cafe definitely lives up to its name. The two acre sprawling grounds are home to a lush durian tree orchard. Nestled right in the heart of it all is a trendy-looking cafe. You can opt to sit and dine on the King of Fruit’s creamy flesh under the cooling shade of the café or alfresco style, where you can take in the beautiful surroundings.

2 Acres Cafe - durians

You can choose from their range of specialty durians. Bitter or sweet? The choice is yours. Right after you’ve made your pick, keep an eye out for a fascinating looking tool— a wooden durian opener with a sharp end. This tool is used to assist in the opening of this spiky fruit.

You might to save some space for more food. For instance, don’t miss out on their wide range of pasta. Or opt for the indulgent snack of Salted Egg Fries (RM15), guaranteed to put a smile to anyone’s face. On a health kick? The cafe also offers appetisers such as the mouth-watering Granola Fruit Bowl (RM16) and Garden Salad (RM13).

2 Acres Cafe - drink
2 Acres Cafe - drink

Beat the post-durian heatiness with thirst quenching drinks, such as the Strawberry Matcha (RM15)Hojicha Berries (RM15), or opt for your traditional Chocolate (RM13).

2 Acres Cafe - gate

If there’s ever a reason to travel to battle the infamous Penang traffic, Balik Pulau’s beautiful 2 Acres Cafe is definitely it. In other words, sometimes you just got to en-durian the challenges that come your way for the King of Fruits.

Now the questions is… how much do you love durians?

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