The Most Glorious Milkshakes in Leeds

· Imagine Selby · Food and Drink

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these downright delicious milkshakes.

Milkshake

Whether you want to treat yourself or the kids, this is where to get the best milkshakes in the city.

A little milkshake never hurt anybody, right? Well, we’ve rounded up the best places to get your hands on a good one in Leeds. From late-night diners to luxury gelato stalls, these joints are serving some seriously creamy treats, filled with sweets, spice and everything nice. Oh and topped with an ungodly amount of whipped cream. These are the milkshakes that bring all the boys to the Leeds yard…

Meat:Stack

Meat:Stack

Meat:Stack may be one of the best places in Leeds for all-American-style burgers – but have you tried their shakes yet? You can pair their French Canadian burger with a coffee and maple milkshake, or enjoy a West Coast Classic with a not-so-classic strawberry jam shake – a match made in milkshake heaven. You could even go all out ‘Murican paired with a peanut butter shake. There’s plenty of choice of dairy delights to discover, all made with whole milk and Jersey ice cream.

Meat:Stack, 3 Bishopgate Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5DY.

Shakeaway

Shakeaway

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If you’re out shopping in town and need something quench your thirst, and you might as well treat yourself to a milkshake. That’s where Shakeaway comes in. Based in Trinity Leeds, these milkshake connoisseurs make your shake there and then, blending your choice from an astounding 180+ ingredients. They create some downright outrageous but totally yummy combinations. Team Bounty? Or more of a Dairy Milk person? Your wish is their command. We can’t think of a better way to enjoy your choccy faves.

Shakeaway, Unit K17, Trinity Leeds, 9 Albion Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5AT.

Almost Famous

Almost Famous

Almost Famous burgers are all that, but what’s a meal without something sweet? Their milkshakes are the answer to all your sugar-filled dreams, and they’re as thick as they come. Blending ice cream with milk and in three entirely enticing flavours, how could you resist? Will the Cookies and Cream take your fancy? Or will it be the Fudgin Ridic, a truly chocolatey, fudgy temptation? If you’re looking for something just a little bit stronger, ask about their boozy shake of the week – it’ll be an eye-opener.

Almost Famous, Alexander Court, Great George Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 3AL.

MEATliquor

Tennessee Maple Milkshake, MEATliquor

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MEATliquor aren’t just about burgers and booze, in fact, their milkshake menu is equally extensive. Want something on the fruity side? You’ve got the choice of raspberry, fresh strawberry, and even rhubarb – in true Yorkshire style. If that’s not your thing, you can keep it simple with one of their vanilla or chocolate shakes. There’s even a chance to level it up with the likes of salted caramel and Biscoff. But if that isn’t enough, you can give your palate a whole experience by adding a sprinkling of popping candy.

MEATliquor, Albion Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5AT.

Amorino

Amorino

Amorino are known for their delightfully creamy gelato, but what you might not know is that you can get it all in milkshake form too. Add a touch of luxury to your milkshake and take your pick of their variety of wonderful flavours, from nutty pistachio to rich chocolate, tropical mango to tart raspberry, and voila – or rather, ecco! You’ve got yourself a truly decadent shake you’ll want to savour every sip of. Plus, each and every shake is topped with whipped cream and a signature Amarino macaron.

Amorino, Victoria Gate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7HY.

Slap & Pickle

Slap and Pickle

Slap & Pickle is a Leeds burger joint that’s got a lot going for it – and when we say a lot, we mean it. Not only have they got a burger for everyone, they’ve got a milkshake too. For the purists, there are the classics – vanilla, strawberry and chocolate. But if you’re serious about your shakes, you might want to sample their signatures. Let us take you down to the Strawberry Fields Forever – it’s strawb city, with strawberry sauce and ice cream, fresh strawberries and biscuit syrup. For the chocolate lovers, the Choc-A-Lot is a must.

Slap & Pickle Burgers, Unit 1, 16 Boar Lane, Leeds, West Yorshire, LS1 6EN.

Deneco’s

Denecos

Deneco’s are passionate about ice cream and that means their milkshakes are proper thick and creamy – as all milkshakes should be. It’s your go-to place for all things sugary and dairy at the White Rose Leeds. You can make your own flavour combos with all your favourite chocolate bars – no questions asked. Or, to make the decision that bit easier, go for one of their signatures, like the Mochatastic or the Bubblegum Blues, which need no introduction. It’s the perfect treat while you’re on with your shopping.

Deneco’s, White Rose Centre, Dewsbury Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 8LU.

Crêpeaffaire

Milkshake, Crepeaffaire

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Views over the shopping streets of Leeds below and crêpes with endless topping combinations are just a taste of what’s on offer at Crêpeaffaire. Their milkshakes also make the perfect treat for the kids, a catch-up with your mates, or a quick break. Served in diner-style sundae glasses, they come in a range of flavours, from coffee and Lotus Biscoff to Nutella and salted caramel, there’s a shake for everyone. Vegan? They offer 100% plant-based options for most of their flavours, so nobody has to miss out on the fun.

Crêpeaffaire, K25 Trinity Leeds, Albion Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5AT.

Kaspa’s

Milkshake, Kaspa's

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In Leeds and on the hunt for something sweet? Kaspa’s have got you sorted. You want it, they’ve probably got it. Ferrero Rocher milkshake? Yup. After Eight? Check. Skittles, Kinder Bueno or Maltesers? Triple check. But if you can’t choose just one, you can double the flavour and mix together your two favourite chocolate bars for the best of both worlds. And for the full VIP experience, go for their extra special Biscoff & Choc-Tella or Banoffee Pie creations – these are freakshakes at their finest.

Kaspa’s, The Core, The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6JB.

Dukes

They may be all about the doughnuts, but Dukes have also got over 50 milkshake options on offer, made with countless different chocolate bars and ice cream flavours. From raspberry ripple to strawberry cheesecake, Lindor to Aero Mint, you’ll be spoilt for choice here. Fan favourites include The Million Dollar Milkshake, with Ferrero Rocher, strawberries, chocolate sauce and Cadbury Flake, while the Duke’s Special, a Kinder Bueno and Oreo combo, all topped off with lots of whipped cream, is a must-try too.

Dukes, 66 New Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6PQ.