Toasty and rich, champagne makes a good choice for those who want a drier alternative to prosecco in their cocktails.


Our cocktails with champagne include classics like buck's fizz and kir royale, as well as boozier gin champagne cocktails like the very drinkable french 75.

Pick the best fizz for your cocktail with our favourite supermarket champagnes, sparkling wines and Italian sparkling wines. On a budget? Opt for an affordable yet high-quality cava. For gifting inspiration, take a browse through the best champagne gifts for champagne lovers.

7 champagne cocktail recipes

Buck's fizz

Champagne and sharp orange juice is all you need to make this classic cocktail.

Buck's fizz in glasses

Kir royale

Champagne, blackcurrant liqueur and a blackberry to garnish is all you need to whip up this classic cocktail, perfect for a celebratory cocktail without the fuss.

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Champagne mojito

At Soho restaurant Bébé Bob, this classy cocktail is topped up with a champagne foam made in a cream whipper.

A champagne cocktail in a tall glass

Homemade grenadine and champagne cocktails

These eye-catching grenadine and champagne cocktails are an easy way to add some sparkle to your dinner table. Simple but effective.

Champagne Grenadine Cocktail Recipe

French 75

This classic champagne cocktail is simple to make but looks stunning, perfect for the party season.

French 75 Cocktail Recipe

Champagne and berry fizz

Try this twist on a sgroppino, with champagne or cava and a scoop of berry sorbet to create a 5-minute tipple.

Champagne Sorbet Cocktail Recipe

Elit Christmas

A really beautiful, split-coloured champagne cocktail invented by the legendary Salvatore Calabrese. If you can’t find the fraise de bols, you could use another liqueur like crème de cassis.


White sparkle

A great sparkling Christmas party cocktail. After you have decorated the champagne flutes, chill them in the freezer or fill them with ice for a few minutes.

Champagne Cocktail Recipe


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Hannah GuinnessSenior sub editor and drinks writer

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