Freakshakes, CrazyShakes, Over The Top, whatever you want to call them, these delish drinks are just the thing you need to sweeten up the kids...
We love a good burger as much as the next person, but you know what we love just as much as burgers? Milkshakes! Whether it’s a classic creamy shake, or something wayyyy over the top and piled high with enough dessert to feed the whole fam, we just can’t get enough of these milky delights. Read on for our top picks of milkshakes in Singapore and then head over with (or without) the kids to have a sip!
You won’t be needing a children’s menu at Black Tap with these life changing Crazy Shakes. They’re definitely not easy on the wallet, but you’ll be good for dessert for a week, at least (and they’re def big enough to share). Whether you’re in for the chocolatey Sweet N’ Salty peanut butter shake or Cake Batter (pictured top) complete with a whole slab of cake piled on top, you’re going to get your money’s worth of milkshake as well as one helluva sugar rush. Read our full review of this milkshake and burger heaven.
From $22, Black Tap, 10 Bayfront Ave, Marina Bay Sands Shoppes, 180 Bay Level, Singapore 018956, t. 6688 9957; www.marinabaysands.com
Simple and to the point, you won’t find snacks or whipped cream heaped on top of these beauts but just like its world-famous burgers, burger joint’s milkshakes are all taste. These creamy and delicious milkshakes don’t just pander to our sweet tooth, they’re a beautiful pairing to wash down those must-have burgers. The best mid-day pickup.
$11.80, burger joint, 115 Amoy St, #01-03, Singapore 069935; www.burgerjointny.com/singapore
If you’re a fan of all things ‘over-the-top’ then these mason jar milkshakes are sure to hit the spot. Overflowing with delish goodies like you’ll find these milkshakes in all flavours from strawberry cheesecake and Nutella banana to Thai milk tea, and yes, coffee avocado. Whatever you pick, it’s sure to go great with your banana pancakes, wagyu burger or on its own as an indulgent treat for the kiddos (once they figure out how to eat it). Plump for themed milkshakes like Unicorn, Mermaid or Smurfs with extra lux decorations and flavours.
From $14-16, The Benjamins, #01-20/21 Forum The Shopping Mall, 583 Orchard Rd; www.facebook.com/BistroBenjaminBrowns
Take a break from scooting and chill out by the riverside with one of Summerlong’s super shakes. Stay fruity with Raspberry Rhapsody, Passion of the Fruit and Mango Unchained for the perfect blend of healthy and indulgent featuring ice cream, pudding and milkshake balanced in one glass. Not a fan of fruits? Opt for the Peanut Butter Jelly Time or minty fresh Mint Condition for your dose of all-in-one dessert in a cup.
From $16, 60 Robertson Quay #01-04, Singapore 238252; www.summerlongsg.com
Citrus By The Pool
This Halal-certified café restaurant is situated right next to Woodlands Swimming Complex and smack dab between Woodlands and Marsiling MRT Station. Pop by after a swim to recharge with ice cream blended milkshakes made with low-fat milk piled high with iced-gem biscuits and popcorn to sip on (or just eat) at the alfresco area.
From $8.90, Woodlands Swimming Complex, Woodlands Street 13; www.citrusbythepool.com
No American-style diner experience would be complete without some delicious creamy milkshakes to go along with it and OverEasy serves them up by the jar. Go for one of the classics like Strawberry or Oreo or try the Berry Bonanza for a sweet and tangy berry blast, to be paired with your chicken and waffles, corn dogs and sliders.
From $12, #01-01 Liat Towers, 541 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238881, and 1 Fullerton Rd, #01-06, Singapore 049213; www.overeasy.com.sg
Hankering for something sweeter than a milkshake but simpler than a freakshake? Jen’s Kitchen On-the-Go has the happy medium for you and it comes in four different flavours. The bestselling Death by Brownie is a surefire winner for chocolate-lovers young and old, but if you’re looking for something less sugary, opt for the Matcha Milkshake.
$11, 1A Cuscaden Road, Lobby Level, Hotel Jen Tanglin, Singapore 249716; www.hoteljen.com/singapore
Clinton Street Baking Co. & Restaurant
Apart from its deliciously fluffy pancakes, Clinton Street Baking Co has just as delicious milkshakes in all the classic flavours like vanilla and chocolate, as well as blueberry, banana and salted caramel. Need a little pick-me-up? You can add a cheeky shot of bourbon to your salted caramel shake for just $5, just make sure the kids don’t take a sip.
From $10, Clinton Street Baking Company & Co., 31 Purvis Street, Singapore 188608; clintonstreetbaking.sg
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