Mooncakes are an unbeatable traditional treat for both adults and kids alike. This savoury and salty delicacy can be enjoyed any time of the year, but it is definitely best enjoyed during the Mid-Autumn Festival.
And just in time for Singapore’s National Day as well, here are the top 16 places that offer the best mooncakes.
Where To Buy Mooncakes In Singapore: Our Top 16 Picks
1. The Capitol Kempinski Hotel
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For a limited-time only, The Capitol Kempinski Hotel will be launching Mooncake Special Birthday Offer on Sunday (8 August)!
This collection of baked and snowskin mooncakes will be available for only 24 hours so make sure to catch them when you can.
Snowskin flavours include Strawberry Snowskin, Champagne Truffle Snowskin, Mini Valrhona & Plantation 1840 Truffle Mooncake, Lychee Rose and Mao Shan Wang Durian.
Meanwhile their baked mooncakes also come in flavours such as the Mini White Lotus Paste with Egg Yolk, Mini White Lotus Macadamia Nuts, Mini Pandan Paste Melon Seeds, and Mini Black Sesame Melon Seeds.
2. Cheers and FairPrice Xpress
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Fans of Sanrio characters will be thrilled with these limited-edition baked mooncake sets featuring the beloved Hello Kitty and My Melody.
Cheers and FairPrice Xpress are the first to launch these adorable Sanrio-themed mooncake sets in Singapore.
Each set even comes with keepsake boxes as well as collectables and paper bags, which can be repurposed or reused. And, of course, you can’t miss out on their baked mooncakes with the molten lava centre. Yum!
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Edens is a local startup and their new mooncakes are a fusion of East-meets-West and are specially curated by the Founders.
Eden’s Valrhona Chocolate Snowskin Mooncake Series with each box offer two Original Valrhona Chocolate Mooncake, one Classic Valrhona Shiitake Mooncake and one newly innovated Valrhona Garlic Chocolate Mooncake.
As Edens is known to offer a range of healthy Shiitake snacks, you’ll find that the filling of the Shiitake Chocolate Mooncake consists of pieces of Shiitake chips.
4. Janice Wong Singapore
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Indulge yourself in a box of baked mooncakes from Janice Wong Singapore. In fact, you can now pre-order a box of 4 traditional baked mooncakes with 25% off its original price until 30 August, 2021.
You can also try out their signature Chocolate Mooncakes with unique flavours such as Peanut Butter Snickers, Coffee & Chocolate, Coconut Vanilla Biscoff, Caramelised Sea Salt Pecan & Dark Chocolate.
They will also be offering an exclusive box of 8 Snowskin Mooncakes for their collaboration with Tai Sun a local homegrown and leading snacks brand.
For this, you can expect four different flavours including Yuzu Cranberry, Mung Bean Pistachio, Coconut Pecan Baked Almond and Gula Melaka Macadamia.
5. Kam’s Roast
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Kam’s Roast is where to buy an array of Hong Kong-style mooncakes in Singapore. For this Mid-Autumn Festival, they’re bringing back your favourites from last year which were created by Executive Chef Wong Kwan Sang.
This means you have five different flavours to choose from including Kam’s Roast Assorted Nuts with Roast Duck Mooncake, Red Dates Longan Mooncake, Kam’s Roast Red Bean Orange Peel Mooncake, Almond Egg Custard Mooncake and Coconut Egg Yolk Mooncake.
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Until 21 September, you celebrate the Mid-Autum Festival with Yàn as they are one of the best places where to buy mooncakes. These festive treats are placed inside vibrant packaging and modern Chinese elements.
You can choose two different packaging from the elegant Get-Together Box to the Bamboo Tote.
They also come in various flavours such as White Lotus Paste Mooncakes, Thousand Layer Yam Mooncakes and Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake.
7. Joy Luck Teahouse
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If you’re still wondering where to buy mooncakes in Singapore, Joy Luck Teahouse is yet another favourite. They are launching their first-ever series of mooncakes.
This includes four flavours of Lychee Lotus Paste Mooncake, Blueberry Lotus Paste Mooncake, Cassia Flowers Lotus Paste Mooncake and Pu Er Tea Lotus Paste Mooncake.
Along with these yummy mooncakes, you may also like to try Joy Luck Teahouse’s bubble milk tea, Pearl of the Orient, to pair with these traditional delicacies.
8. Paradise Group
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The popular Fruity Liqueur Snow Skin Mooncakes from the Paradise Group is coming back just in time for the Mid-Autumn Festival.
But this year, you can look forward to two new flavours – White Peach with Prosecco and Cherry with Martell Noblige.
These handmade mooncakes are packaged in a beautiful keepsake box designed in-house and boast of elements associated with the festival. The perfect present to give to your family and friends to spread love.
9. Shangri-La Singapore
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In honour of not only the Mid-Autumn Festival but Shangri-La Singapore’s 50th anniversary as well, you can enjoy a limited-edition selection that includes the exceptional 50-year Aged Mandarin Peel with Rose and Red Bean Mooncake.
You can also indulge yourself in their Bird’s Nest Mooncake with NestBloom.
They even have an exclusive kid’s gift set with Mini Dino-Milo Mooncakes so that no one gets left out in the festivities!
10. The Peninsula
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Next on our list –for those wondering ‘where to buy mooncakes’– is The Peninsula’s newest mooncake flavours of the season by their Chinese Culinary Advisor Chef Tang Chi Keung, an acclaimed Michelin-starred chef.
You can expect flavours like Walnut and Fig Flavoured Egg Custard, Red and South Date Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake, Mini Tie Guan Yin Flavoured Egg Custard Mooncake, Mini Breakfast Tea Flavoured Mooncake and their bestselling Mini Egg Custard Mooncakes.
11. Birds Of A Feather
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For those looking into where to buy mooncakes, Birds of a Feather will be launching its Mid-Autumn Festival Mooncake series!
Complete the festivities with their intricately designed tin boxes that come with two pieces of the Mala Chicken Floss, Salted Egg with Low Sugar White Lotus Paste Mooncake, and two pieces of the Single Yolk Macadamia Nuts with Low Sugar White Lotus Paste Mooncake.
The Mala Chicken Floss, Salted Egg Yolk with Low Sugar White Lotus Paste Mooncake is made with a medley of Sichuan spices.
Meanwhile, those who have more of a sweet tooth can enjoy a Single Yolk Macadamia Nuts with Low Sugar White Lotus Paste Mooncake.
12. Royal Durian
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Have a Mao Shan Wang feast with the Royal Durian’s 100% Pure Mao Shan Wang Durian Snowskin Mooncake.
This is just the place where you can buy mooncakes with incredible packaging as its box is made with fitted with lights, a design that is inspired by the constellations, and symbolises the mooncakes’ out-of-this-world taste.
Not only that, you and the family may enjoy its theatrics as a plume of dry-ice smoke will billow from the box when you open it to present some magical mooncakes to indulge in for the festival.
13. The Hainan Story
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Another place joining the list of placed where you can buy mooncakes for this Mid-Autumn Festival, is The Hainan Story.
You can order their first-ever series of mooncakes with unconventionally Hainanese flavours like Kopi Walnut and Salted Mixed Nuts as well as a traditional Hainanese mooncake.
Other flavours include Salted Mixed Nuts Mooncake, Hainanese Kopi Walnuts White Lotus Mooncake with Single Yolk as well as the Coconut Gula Melaka and White Lotus Mooncake.
14. Raffles Hotel Singapore
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You can also enjoy the festivities on this next pick of our list of ‘where to buy mooncakes’ as Raffles Hotel Singapore will be offering their legendary Mooncakes available for purchase until 21 September, 2021.
These Raffles Mooncakes will make the perfect gift for your loved ones as they are beautifully presented in an iridescent cream-gold box, accented by a vivid splash of exquisite floral chinoiserie elements.
They will even introduce two new latest creations including Da Li Rose and Strawberry Chocolate Snow-Skin Mooncake and Yunnan Dark Brown Sugar and Rum Truffle Snow-Skin Mooncake.
15. Marriott Bonvoy Hotels And Resorts
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Five of Marriott Bonvoy hotels and resorts will also be joining the list of places where you can buy mooncakes.
This includes The St. Regis Singapore, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, JW Marriott Singapore South Beach, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel and Sheraton Towers Singapore.
For each one, you can expect flavours such as White Rabbit Truffle with Cranberry Paste from the Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel as well as the Green Apple with Soju Truffle from JW Marriott Singapore South Beach.
You will also find White Lotus Seed Collagen Paste with Single Egg Yolk mooncake by Sheraton Towers Singapore, Lychee Tea Paste with Macadamia mooncake by The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore and Royal Milk Tea Paste with Gula Melaka Truffle by The St. Regis Singapore.
BreadTalk White Lotus Salted Egg Pastry | Image source: Shopee
Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with mooncakes from Shopee’s Vend-A-Mooncake Machine! Till September 16, you can visit Plaza Singapura, Level 4, beside the Customer Service Counter and get a chance to taste any mooncake sample for just $1 and receive 100% Coins Cashback with ShopeePay.
You will also receive an exclusive shop voucher for your respective brand of mooncake with every purchase. Plus, if you join the game, you get to win Premium Mooncakes, Vouchers and Shopee Coins worth up to $35,000!
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