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How to Make the Dukes Bar Classic Martini

You can’t get more perfect than this. Dukes Bar was Ian Fleming’s, author of the James Bond novels, favorite haunt. You too can drink the Martinis that inspired “Shaken, not stirred.” Legend Alessandro Palazzi has created this easy recipe for you to replicate at home!

You’ll need the following equipment:

  • Jigger
  • Martini Glass

If you want to hear what Alessandro Palazzi thinks about Dirty Martinis, check out his interview here on Lush Life podcast.

(For UK measurements, please use my handy Cocktail Measurements converter!)

Classic Gin Martini Recipe, Dukes Bar, London

Dukes Bar Classic Martini

This classic gin martini recipe is so easy, you'll be enjoying them minutes! Only three ingredients – gin, vermouth and lemon – and you are set!
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Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 3 minutes
Course Cocktails
Cuisine British
Servings 1
Calories 264 kcal


  • 3 dashes Dry Vermouth Dukes uses a bespoke Sacred Vermouth
  • 4 ounces Gin frozen
  • Lemon peel


  • Dash Vermouth into a frozen martini glass & coat the glass
  • Pour in the Gin.
  • Do not stir.
  • Garnish with a lemon peel.


Serving: 1gCalories: 264kcalCarbohydrates: 0.1gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 4mgSugar: 0.03gCalcium: 0.3mgIron: 0.1mg
Keyword Dukes Bar Classic Martini
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