Shake it up

Thursday, 18 February 2021

Shake it up

A good milkshake can take you back to your childhood with one slurp. But not only does Selwyn have delicious dairy drinks, a lot of places are offering vegan shakes with milk alternatives too.

These are the best spots to get a milkshake in Selwyn.


The Milk Bar

With a retro vibe, The Milk Bar in West Melton draws you in with its promise of the good old days. Sit at the long wooden tables while you sip your shake and let the children explore the kids corner. An old-fashioned arcade game and board games make it fun for the whole family. As well as milkshakes, a large range of food and drinks are available.

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Shake Shed Rolleston

The Shake Shed in Rolleston doesn’t take milkshakes lightly. Choose one of their shakes, then choose a flavour, then select what sweet treat is crumbled on the top. Iced frappes and delicious smoothies are also available, in dairy or non dairy options.


The Fat Beagle

At the Fat Beagle in Darfield, iced drinks are on the menu. If you like coffee, you’ll love their iced chocolate, iced latte and iced mochas, all available with dairy free milks, like almond, soy, coconut and oat.

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The Store at Tai Tapu

The chilled drink lover is spoiled for choice at The Store in Tai Tapu with a range of smoothies, iced drinks and milkshakes in many flavours. Enjoy a chocolate milkshake, topped with a dollop of cream and drizzled in sauce, at the outside tables under the trees.

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Black and White Coffee Cartel

At Black and White Coffee in Rolleston, customers are greeted with a smile. With plenty of parking and a great community feel in the new town centre, it’s a great spot for a cool drink.

Milkshakes are available in nine different flavours, as well as chilled smoothies, iced coffee and chocolate drinks. Sit inside and listen to the music or outside at the wooden tables, sampling their huge milkshakes.

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All shook up?

Did your favourite place to get a milkshake make the list? What's your favourite milkshake flavour? Just as important, do you go with ice cream, whipped cream, or both?

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If you're keen to explore more of Selwyn's best cafe's and restaurants, you'll find plenty of inspiration here.

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