The coconut shake maniac started in Melaka and as a proud Malaccan, I ought to pay a visit to the pioneer coconut shake in Klebang. The long queue was indeed a shocker and not only did the scene did some obstruction the traffic flow at the very narrow road in Klebang, it also put the name of Melaka to the top search result in google when searching for coconut shake. The hype is apparently still ongoing (judging on the line and crowd) but the overrated reviews did kind of intrigue me in some way, sufficient to keep my expectations real high.
The stall by the roadside is for take away only but another 1minutes driving distant would lead you to the store with seats and light meals.
Tuck in with a huge space big enough to park more than 10 cars, this little warung very quickly expanded to selling more than just the famous coconut shake alone. There is simple snack and quick serving of warung food but none was worth a shout instead, just good enough to feed any hungry gourmand. Authentic kuih Melayu was quite some delight and all food are self service.
Customers pick their food and place their order of beverage when paying at the cashier.
So in case anyone is still curious of what coconut shake is, it is basically coconut juice with ice and blended with walls vanilla ice cream. Optionally, you can top it with a scoop of ice cream but I really cannot agree to the mix of refreshing coconut and vanilla ice cream. Ice cream totally masked the fragrant of coconut but living in such a hot temperature, I am guessing everyone could use a coconut shake at any time of the day. If not then we can all just go for regular coconut juice.
Although it is sunny hot most of the time, the place was shaded. Also, Klebang is near sea side so perpetual light breeze is assured.
Find the renown Klebang coconut shake at:
(along) Jalan Klebang Besar,
75200 Melaka (next to the Caltex Petrol Station)
GPS location: 2.215746,102.206837
Opening hours: 12.30pm-6.30pm daily (Friday: 2pm-6.30pm) (not open on Hari Raya)
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