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Cape Town Restaurant Sets Guinness World Record

Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs in Cape Town has set a new Guinness World Record for offering the most milkshakes commercially available.

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Gibsons Gourmet Burgers & Ribs


Located at the bustling V&A Waterfront, Gibson’s Gourmet Burgers & Ribs has set a new Guinness World Record as the holder for offering the Most Milkshakes Commercially Available at a restaurant, offering a whopping 207 milkshakes

The team at the local eatery embarked on setting a new world record in October 2019, working tirelessly to craft and create 207 milkshakes, with each being unique to another. 


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In a video shared on Gibson's Gourmet Burgers & Ribs social media page, renowned food experty and talented chef, Pete Goffe-Wood announces that the trendy burger joint has claimed the title of Guiness World Record holder.  

'We have had the most amazing morning here at Gibsons Burgers where we have cracked the Guiness World Record for the most milkshakes made.' 


Bringing a team of talented food experts together including Clarice Gomes, a U-Product development technologists, South Africa's most loved celebrity chef and book author, Jenny Morris among a few others to help the restaurant achieve its goal. 

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Each milkshake prepared during their attempt to set the world record underwent a rigorous taste test to ensure that it complies with all the necessary requirements set out by the Guiness Book of World Records.



Creating 207 milkshakes was not easy feat and resulted in a range of innovative ranges including Gourmet Shakes, Freek Shakes and Yoghurt Shakes.

The Gourmet Shakes list features creative recipes such as the sweet and salted popcorn, tahini chocolate and banana, rooibos apricot and more. 

In comparison the Freek Shake range includes a milkshake adorned with all the bells and whistles in decorative additions, such as the Chocolate Nemesis Freek that is made with chocolate ganache, pieces of choc brownie, dark chocolate discs, choc ganache and whipped cream.



As well as being flavour-packed and decadent, the Chocolate Nemisis Freek is adorned with oreos, chocolate discs, pretzels, a ganache rim and more. 



The Yoghut range features healthy options of delicious shakes, as they are prepared with frozen yoghut instead of ice cream. 

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