Best ever vodka cocktail recipes

Try one of our best ever vodka cocktail recipes. Whether you're hosting a party, having a couple of intimate drinks, or kicking off the weekend, our 14 vodka cocktails will go down smoothly

Pomegranate and vodka cocktails

Friday night has never looked so good with these easy to make pomegranate and vodka cocktails. Whips these up for friends and enjoy the fresh flavour of the pomegranate, with the sharp twist of lime zest


Elderflower and lemon vodka martinis

Decorate this light and airy cocktail with white elderflowers if you have an elder bush near you. This recipe serves one, but can easily be multiplied if you’ve got friends coming over


Yes, this is a vodka and tomato cocktail but not as you know it. Far from the sometimes-soupy bloody mary, the tomatini is a fresh, zingy pick-me-up with a delicious savoury note that’s perfect for sunshine sipping any time of the day

Grapefruit and lychee fizz

Kick back and relax with this refreshing cocktail for one. Enjoy the fruity flavours of grapefruit and lychee in this vodka and fizz cocktail. Perfect to unwind with on a Friday night

Lime, raspberry and vodka cocktail

This refreshingly zingy drink is our best ever vodka cocktail and so simple to make. Perfect for sipping alfresco with guests on a hot day

Mary’s apple & pears

Created at The Folly, this mix of pear, apple and a pinch of pepper brought together with Ketel One Vodka is a deliciously fruity cocktail. Served long, it’s a great one to refresh you throughout the spring months

Hangover Bloody Mary

The perfect cure for that hangover. Serve this Bloody Mary at brunch to blow away the cobwebs from the overindulgence of the night before

Cocktail jellies with summer berries

Vodka, cranberry juice and orange liqueur make up this low fat jelly decorated with whichever summer berries you fancy. This refreshing desert is strictly for grown ups

Pink lemonade cocktail

Create this deliciously fresh summer cocktail for a relaxed lunch with friends

Summer berry fizz

Fruit and fizz makes for a fantastic summer entertaining cocktail. This is delicious if you make your own berry vodka but is still good if you buy ready-made

Chocolate martini

Dark chocolate is the star of this boozy cocktail recipe, made with just three ingredients plus ice

Basil grapefruit cooler

If you are having a party it’s good to have a recipe for an easy cocktail you can make in a jug for a crowd. This one has a base of vodka and chilled grapefruit juice then is finished with fresh basil leaves

Kiwi fruit collins

A fruity vodka-based cocktail invented by cocktail guru Douglas Ankrah that looks amazing with its green Christmas hue. Make sure you’ve got lots of crushed ice ready to go before you start making them

Vanilla martinis

It’s easy to create your own cocktails for entertaining at home. Keep it simple with a vodka martini – this one gets an extra kick from Grand Marnier and is flavoured with vanilla

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