No longer relegated to after-school childhood favourites, milkshakes are making headway on café menus everywhere in Melbourne. From liquid takes to classic treats like Golden Gaytime and lamington, to all-time favourite flavour combos like peanut butter and banana, we've rounded up some of the best milkshakes in Melbourne.
If you're in #cleaneating mode, check out our round-up of best juice bars instead. Or, if you're throwing all caution to the wind, top up your liquid treat with a doughie from Melbourne's best doughnut shops.
Not even a congested West Gate Bridge could stand between us and the apple pie shake at Spotswood’s answer to the legendary Momofuku Milk Bar. It’s exactly what it sounds like – apple pie, blitzed with house-made soft serve and milk into a thick, biscuity beverage.
This Led Zeppelin-playing, vintage-furniture-having burger house nails the diner theme as well as it nails a chocolate malt beverage. Chocolate syrup and hefty scoops of malt and ice cream get whizzed with milk and topped with an extra vanilla scoop and lots of chocolate sprinkles. Get two straws. It’s a beast.