Three Champagne cocktail recipes for the festive season

To celebrate National Champagne day on 31 December, and the festive season in its entirety, we’re sharing our favourite three Champagne cocktails recipes from 5th View Bar & Food. Situated on the fifth floor of Waterstones in Piccadilly, it’s the perfect venue to sip on a masterly-mixed drink while overlooking the stunning London skyline, or simply sample the brasserie-style food and delectable canapés.

1.French 75

  • Mix 10ml Gin with a dash of lemon juice and sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker
  • Pour into a glass and top up with Champagne
  • Garnish with zest of lemon and cherry

2. Kir Royal

  • Mix 15ml cream of cassis with Champagne in a flute
  • Garnish with fresh raspberry

3. Fruit Bellini

  • Pour 15ml of fruit purée (peach purée for a classic bellini) into a glass
  • Then top up with Champagne