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So what if it’s winter! Freak shakes never go out of fashion, especially if it is from one of these places. Here are top 5 places that serve the best freakshakes in town. Bring out the kid in you!
1. Black Tap
You sure know about their Instagram-worthy burgers, but did you know Black Tap also whips up the best freak shakes in town? No matter how full you are, do not leave this place without trying their elaborate list of milkshakes. Each shake is a masterpiece, crafted with care and intricacy. From the sweet and salty peanut butter shake topped with a generous serving of gems, pretzels and whipped cream to the very berry- strawberry and the good old chocolate shake, Black Tap’s freak shakes are just what milkshake dreams are made of! However, beware as their milkshakes are said to put in over 1600 calories into your system.
Address 1 : Jumeirah Al Naseem, Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai
Address 2 : Rixos Premium Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Dubai
Contact: 04 422 9904, 04 399 9076
2. Claw Bbq
Gorge on claw-some burgers and steaks or dive into divine freak shakes at Claw. Their monster shake menu is sure to make you salivate so make sure you don’t overdo the main course. The Cheech & Chongo’s Oreo Dreams are perfect for those who love the humble, old fashioned chocolate milkshake. If you are ready for some drama, try Back To The Future– its got vanilla ice cream and root beer, topped with salted pretzels. Freak shakes aside, Claw’s a special menu which serves fresh seafood, crab cakes, and smoked ribs. You know where to head this weekend!
Address: Souk al Bahar
Contact: +971 (0) 4432 2300
Forget about calories if you are heading to Fume! This quaint, rustic looking place serves lip-smackingly thick freak shakes, making it hard for any fitness freak to control the temptation. From berry shakes to popcorn, cheesecake, and nutty chocolate flavour, this place will spoil you with options. If you have a sweet tooth and don’t care about adding a few pounds, head here!
Address: Pier 7 Level 1, Dubai Marina
4. Ice Lab
Crepes, pancakes, waffles- Ice Lab has a sweet love affair with sweet-aholics in town. And their freak shakes deserve a special mention. A look at their milkshake menu and you are sure to be confused about what to pick. Spoils you for choice, you see! Lotus, nutella, popcorn, oreo- you name it and these milkshake geniuses will whip it for you. And the best part- their shakes are served in huge Nutella jars. So, slurp it all up!
Address: 5 outlets namely – Al Quoz; Dakakeen at Al Khawaneej; Nad Al Hamar at Ras Al Khor; DIFC; Dubai Outlet Mall
Contact: DIFC – 0565098879
5. Ellas’s Creamery
Docked inside the very happening Dubai Parks and Resorts, Ellas’s Creamery will take you back to your childhood days, except that this time you can binge on all the milkshakes and ice creams. They offer a good line up of freak shakes ranging from the Pink Cadillac- loaded with everything pink to the Mountain of Love- haven for chocolate lovers and the sweet and sour Katy Perry topped with generous serving of bubblegum, lollipop and jelly. If you love surprises, this place is a treat because all their shakes are loaded with surprises as you dig in!
Address: Dubai Parks and Resorts Riverland