The Best Places To Enjoy Freakshakes In SA

Have you heard about freakshakes yet?

We certainly have, so we’ve rounded up the best places for you to enjoy these decadent milkshake desserts in your city.


Craft Restaurant, Parkhurst

This buzzing restaurant in Parkhurst’s trendy 4th Avenue is the perfect place to enjoy a decadent freakshake.

We love the Sour Green Apple shake – a nice take on something that can be overly sweet.

Where: 33 4th Avenue, Parkhurst, Randburg
When: Monday – Thursday pm, and 7:00 am to 10:00 pm; Friday and Saturday 7:00 am – 11:00 pm and Sunday 7:00 am to 9:00 pm
Contact: Craft’s website

Walnut Grove

The classic décor of this Sandton City café make it a stylish place to sample some stellar gourmet milkshakes.

The Black Velvet Oreo Milkshake is a dark decadent delight for the taste buds.

Where: Sandton City Shopping Centre, Sandown, Sandton
When: Monday – Thursday and Sunday 7:30 am – 9:00 pm; Friday – Saturday 7:30 am – 10:00 pm
Contact: Walnut Grove’s website

Cape Town

My Sugar, Sea Point

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This artisanal chocolate and coffee bar also makes some of the best milkshakes in the Mother City.

The Super Chocolate shake is the obvious choice at this chocoholic’s paradise.

Where: 77 Regent Road, Sea Point, Cape Town
When: Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 8:00pm; Sunday 10:30 am – 8:00 pm
Contact: My Sugar’s website

Hudsons The Burger Joint, Greenpoint

Grab a delicious burger and shake in this American-style diner.

Try pairing a spicy Badass burger (packed with jalapeños), with the cooling sweet flavours of the Cookie Monster milkshake.

Where: Corner Upper Portswood Road and Somerset Road, Green Point, Cape Town
When: Monday – Sunday 12:00 – 11:00 pm
Contact: The Burger Joint’s website


RocoMamas, Gateway

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With customisable burgers and brilliant freakshakes RocoMamas is a great place to grab a meal with the family.

We recommend the Brème Brulee G-shake if you want a real sweat treat.

Where: Gateway Theatre of Shopping, 1 Palm Boulevard, Umhlanga
When: Monday –Thursday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm; Friday 10:00 am – 11:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am – 11:00 pm; and Sunday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Contact: RocoMama’s website

Mr Brown’s BBQ, Amanzimtoti

Mr Brown’s BBQ lets you customise your own freakshakes, choosing from a number of brilliant flavours and toppings.

We love combining the rich flavour of cookies and cream with cherries and choc-chips.

Where: Galleria, Corner of Moss Kolnick and Arbour Road, Amanzimtoti
When: Monday – Sunday 10:30 am to 10:00 pm
Contact: Mr Brown’s BBQ’s website

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