Three kir royale cocktails with blackberries in the background

Kir royale

  • serves 1
  • Easy

A classic celebratory cocktail, this one contains champagne, cassis (blackcurrant liqueur) and a solitary blackberry to garnish


Make this kir royale recipe for a drinks party, then check out our French 75, French martini, and cosmopolitan. We’ve also got plenty more celebratory champagne cocktail recipes to raise a toast with.

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  • cassis 1 tbsp-25ml, depending on how sweet you like it
  • champagne or cremant chilled, to top up
  • blackberry 1, to garnish


  • Step 1

    Put a champagne flute in the fridge until cold.

  • Step 2

    Pour the cassis into the chilled flute, then top up with champagne or cremant and garnish with a blackberry.

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