Best gin cocktail recipes

Best gin cocktail recipes

Like gin? Us too. That's why we've rounded up our favourite gin cocktail recipes, including Southside Fizz; Burleighs White Lady; Whitley Neill Aviation; Lion of Soho; Hollingsworth Iced Tea; and a Clissold Cooler.

A wee gin & jam cocktail

Jam? In a cocktail? It works brilliantly, especially when the other ingredients are Rock Rose gin, lemon juice, and plenty of citrus zest.


Southside fizz cocktail

This Southside Fizz cocktail recipe uses Boodles Gin – and all it calls for (apart from the gin) is lemon juice, sugar syrup and a handful of mint leaves.

Gentian white lady cocktail

An elegant cocktail recipe from Bumpkin restaurant, laced with some fine Portobello Road gin. Add lime juice, sugar syrup, egg white and, if you’re feeling fancy, some flower petals to serve.

Whitley Neill aviation cocktail

A cocktail from gin makers Whitley Neill, made from maraschino liqueur, freshly squeezed lemon juice, a healthy glug of  gin, and some chilled mineral water.

Lion of soho cocktail

A fresh, zesty cocktail using King of Soho London dry gin. A healthy glug of gin, sugar syrup, lemon juice, fresh grapefruit juice and some decorative basil leaves make this a great cocktail to sip in the sunshine.

Hollingsworth iced tea cocktail

A simple, refreshing gin cocktail from Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings restaurant. Just mix gin with Creme de Peche, a little Earl Grey tea and some lemon juice to make one of our favourite alcoholic ice teas.

A clementine ‘last minute’ cocktail

Whip up this delicious clementine cocktail in just 5 minutes to delight your guests. Dry gin, crème de cassis and clementine is the perfect sweet and sour combination.

Valentine Warner’s cucumber gin fizz

Gin and cucumber is a classic British combination. This simple cocktail from Valentine Warner makes a great, refreshing pre-dinner drink for the summer months.

Sink the pink

This is a great, fresh cocktail from the team at …Loves Company in Shoreditch. They use homemade syrups and liqueurs here, as well as making posh toasties. Unlike some hipster joints this end of town, these guys don’t take themselves too seriously.

East India gimlet

In the Permit Room at Dishoom King’s Cross, drinks-walla Carl Brown has created a range of bottle- and barrel-aged cocktails. If you can’t make it to Dishoom, try this recipe for an Indian twist on a classic gimlet.

Burleighs white lady cocktail

Leicestershire gin maker, Burleighs, has used its export strength gin to make this timeless cocktail. The gin’s fresh orange notes pair effortlessly with the bitter orange Cointreau and fresh lemon juice.

Limoncello and thyme collins

Making your own limoncello is surprisingly easy. Take it, as a gift, to a BBQ, use it in ice lollies, or knock-up this easy twist on a collins.

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