Milkshakes at The Ducking Stool, Christchurch - Review

25 March 2021

the ducking stool christchurch review

If you're from the Bournemouth area and haven't heard about The Ducking Stool in Christchurch yet, where have you been?! I don't know about you but every other post I've seen on social media in the last few weeks has featured these gloriously decadent milkshakes and this weekend I decided to go and try one for myself. 

Tucked away, just off from the high street, The Ducking Stool is currently operating as a queue outside and order through the window sort of set up. Whilst we were there there was quite a queue, it's fair to say a number of us had had the same idea. That said, it was a sunny Saturday... It was always going to be busy!

The Ducking Stool Christchurch Milkshakes Review

So, when we visited there were a few different flavours of milkshakes on offer; Jammie Dodger, Kinder Bueno, Biscoff, Oreo and Reece's Pieces. 

I had the Biscoff milkshake (obviously) and my sister had the Oreo one. They were both DELICIOUS. They were so rich, and tasted like they were made of 90% ice-cream. They were topped with loads of whipped cream, a hearty drizzle of sauce as well as a couple of biscuits. The milkshakes were way bigger than I expected, so it's fair to say I didn't need a big lunch after that! 

The milkshakes at the Ducking Stool are priced at £4.95 each or £6.95 with the flashing novelty loyalty cup. (It's also worth mentioning they then offer £1 off your next drink if you take back your reusable loyalty cup - so if you buy one, remember to take it with you on your next visit!) For a takeaway milkshake, yes, it is on the pricey side, but as a lockdown treat (being one of the only things open) I don't think it's too bad!

It's also worth pointing out that they had a wide variety of hot chocolates too, as well as other drinks and things to eat. 

Would I go again? If I'm honest, probably not! Whilst the milkshake was really nice I feel like I've done it now so wouldn't rush back for another! 

Overall, I'd definitely give Ducking Stool in Christchurch a solid 4 stars out of 5. If you haven't yet been, go! (It's also conveniently located a few steps away from some pretty pastel buildings making it the perfect insta shot if you're that way inclined!)


Have you had a milkshake at The Ducking Stool in Christchurch yet?

the ducking stool christchurch review




2 comments

  1. Those look incredible! I am such a big fan of milkshakes although I wish they made them with dairy-free ice cream because otherwise they hurt my tummy! xx

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  2. These milkshakes look and sound delicious, it does sound it's one of those things that once you've tried it once, you don't need to again! x

    Lucy | www.lucymary.co.uk

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