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HOW TO CREATE A VESPER MARTINI WITH DUKES BAR

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DUKES Bar is legendary for serving the very best martinis – and for being the watering hole of choice for Sir Ian Fleming. The James Bond author spent many an hour sipping on this classic serve. With the new Bond film coming later this year, there’s no better time to learn how to make the perfect Vesper Martini. And there’s no better person to learn from than DUKES Bar Manager Alessandro Palazzi, who talks you through the recipe and his preferred ingredients, including a London dry gin made by St James’s neighbours Berry Bros. & Rudd.

See how to make a Vesper Martini below (tuxedos optional) and discover other How To’s from the likes of Cafe Murano and Hawksmoor via the St James’s website.

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