Cocktail Hour at A Slice Of Lemon

When the weekend rolls around, all you want to do is have a cocktail in-hand in the sunshine. Well... we may not be able to control the weather, but we sure can share with you our best 6 cocktail recipes for you to mix up this weekend! Tried and tested (a tough job, we know!) by Gabriella and her family at their very own Garden Bar, 'A Slice of Lemon'

Martini Spritz

Martini Spritz (serves 1) 


100ml Martini Bianco or Rosso
Prosecco or cava
Fresh Lime

Fill a large glass up a quarter of the way with ice
Add in the Martini 
Fill the rest of the glass with prosecco
Stir + garnish with a slice of lime

Dark 'n' stormy

Dark 'n' Stormy (serves 1) 



  50ml Dark or spiced rum  

Ginger beer 


Fresh Lime  


Fill a large glass up a quarter of

the way with ice 

Add the 50ml of rum 

Fill the rest of the glass with ginger beer + a splash of coke  

Stir + garnish with lime wedges

Strawberry Daiquiri

Strawberry Daiquiri (serves 1) 



250g Strawberries, hulled 

50ml Rum 

Juice of a half a lime 


Blend the strawberries together until a puree 

Push the puree through a sieve to capture any seeds 

Tip the sieved puree into the blender again and add the ice, rum and lime juice  

Slit a strawberry down the middle half way and place on the rim of your glass to garnish


Mojito (serves 1) 



Juice of 1 lime + wedges to garnish 

1 tsp sugar

 Handful Fresh mint + a spring to garnish 

60ml rum Soda water 


 Muddle the lime juice, sugar + mint together (can use a rolling pin) 

Pour into a large glass with crushed ice 

Add the rum to the glass + stir 

Add a splash of soda water Garnish with fresh mint + lime Pour over the rum, stirring with a long-handled spoon 

Top up with soda water, garnish with mint and serve

Limoncello Spritz

Limoncello Spritz (Serves 1)


25ml limoncello  

Prosecco or cava 

Slice of fresh lemon 


Add the limoncello to the glass  

Fill the rest of the glass up with prosecco or cava 

Garnish with a slice of lemon  

Optional: Coat the rim of the glass with sugar + lemon zest to serve

And here's Gabriella Showing Us How It's Done