Toast the Chelsea Flower Show With Rose Martinis at Dukes

Rose Martini at Dukes LondonIn London for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this week? (The world’s greatest flower show is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year!) Be sure to stop by the bar at Dukes Hotel- where author Ian Fleming is said to have dreamed up James Bond’s famous "shaken not stirred" line- for a Rose Martini.

Bar Manager Alessandro Palazzi created the special concoction using Snow Queen Vodka, drops of pure rose extract and crystallized sugar, fresh chili pepper, rose liquor sprayed from a perfume bottle, topped off with fresh cranberry juice and lime. The limited-edition martini is available exclusively during the flower show- May 21-May 25.

Located at St. James Place in Lonon, Dukes completed a major room renovation earlier this year. For more information, visit

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