Best Boozy Milkshakes in London
Ever wondered whose milkshakes bring all the boys to the yard? Well look no further. A boozy milkshake is truly the best of two worlds; retrieve a sense of childhood wonder and innocence with a milkshake whilst enjoying the added adult benefits of drinking alcohol. Check out our recommended list of the best places to grab a boozy milkshake in London.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Since its inception, the Blues Kitchen in Camden has aimed to bring the Deep South to London, serving up some delicious drinks and food from their soul kitchen. Knowing a thing or two about cocktails, they'll whip some truly original mixes that will simply amaze you. With a strong selection of boozy shakes, start off with a basic flavour such as vanilla or chocolate then choose your liquor to spice things up. You're certain to not regret it.
Just a stone's throw away from Holborn station you'll All Star Lanes, a fun and intimate bowling alley-cum-restaurant that is famed for its killer cocktails. With a retro American interior design, it's a cool place to go with friends for a entertaining evening of bowling. Cocktail experts, they also have a good selection of alcoholic shakes with all sorts of flavours such as 'Bacardi Gold Rum 'n' Raisin' and Jack Daniel's Mint and Julep Shake.
A 1950's style American cafe on Shoreditch Junction, The Love Shake is a great restaurant and milkshake bar that always delivers. Enjoy numerous alcoholic shakes in an incredibly authentic retro atmosphere from a "Mars Attack" to an "Oreeto" (not just a great pun but also a mix between Oreo cookies and Amaretto) that are definitely not to be missed.
Knowing how to knock up the biggest and best combinations of American themed food and drink, the Chicago Rib Shack is your go-go joint South of the river for some big ol' servings of BBQ goods and milkshake slurpies. Boozy milkshakes are the way to go at this place so get your fill of pulled pork madness followed by some alcohol spiked milky goodness.
Another great retro American diner in the capital, Soho Diner offers something you won't find most places in London, cocktails on tap. The drinks are made fresh in the morning and then ready to be poured all day long, so you no longer need to wait for your cocktail to be made. Plus, with a good selection of alcoholic shakes as well to choose from, you're bound to have a great time!
One of the best cocktail bars in London, Fifty Five are true cocktail experts. Boasting over 200 cocktails on their menu you're really spoilt for choice. This also includes a great selection of alcoholic shakes that are also available with an incredible range of spirits to choose from, this is definitely one to visit for any cocktail expert or milkshake lover.
The applewood smoked ribs rightly take up most of the limelight here, but you’d be doing yourself a huge disservice if you overlooked the boozy shakes section. Try out the Fat Elvis (peanut butter, strawberry jam and Wild Turkey 81 bourbon) or a Salted Caramel & Tequila (homemade salted caramel, vanilla ice cream, Tequila Blanco) for indulgent hard-shake boozing at its best.
The original Ed's Easy Diner first set up in 1987, this Soho venue is home to great food, a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and some of the best boozy shakes found in the capital. With a wide selection of shakes to choose from to enjoy with a delicious and hearty meal, it's definitely worth a visit.
A chic bar and restaurant in the heart of Fitzrovia, Riding House Cafe provides incredible drinks and a menu that would drive any foodie wild. With an impressive cocktail list, they offer a decent amount of alcoholic shakes that are rich and varied such as 'Bramble Cream', 'Chocolate Roses' and 'Liquid Toblerone'.
While MEATmarket is predominantly known for its unapologetically decadent menu, serving belt-busting burgers that would cure any hangover, they also supply some very nifty boozy shakes to also help you on your road to recovery. 'Vanilla & Rum' and 'Bourbon & Maple Syrup' are just some of the many delicacies to try, which some claim are even better than the burgers...