Vodka Martini

Vodka Martini cocktail

Type: Cocktail

A Vodka Martini is a cocktail made with vodka, vermouth and ice. It is made by combining the vodka, dry vermouth and ice in a cocktail shaker or mixing glass and then it is shaken or stirred. Traditionally it is garnished with a twist of lemon peel or olive. James Bond’s drink of choice, he famously preferred his "shaken, not stirred"

Print instructions


  • 60ml vodka
  • 15ml vermouth
  • Twist of lemon peel - to garnish

How to make

  1. Pour the vodka and vermouth into a mixing glass and fill with ice cubes
  2. Stir well and then strain into a small Martini glass
  3. Garnish with a twist of lemon peel


Cocktails & Mocktails

Wht not try this selection of cocktails & Mocktails

RAC View cocktail Recipe


This recipe was created by Fred Faecks in 1914 and is very similar to a perfect martini. The orange bitters and grenadine syrup give the cocktail sweetness and depth.

Zombie View cocktail Recipe


A Zombie is a cocktail made of rum, liqueur and fruit juices and first appeared in America in 1934. It increased in popularity soon after the 1939 New York World′s Fair and is still ordered around the world today.

Princess Mary View cocktail Recipe

Princess Mary

Created in the 1920s by Harry MacElhone of Ciro’s Club in honour of Princess Mary’s wedding to Lord Lascelles in 1922.