Vodka martini

Vodka martini

Try this classic punchy cocktail from Kent's Updown restaurant, with an optional smoked eel gilda garnish to elevate
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  • Serves: 1 person



  1. Step 1

    If using the garnish, wrap the chilli around the olive and eel, and spear through the middle with a cocktail stick.
  2. Step 2

    Chill a couple of martini glass in the freezer for a few minutes. Pack ice into a cocktail shaker or small jug and pour over the vodka, vermouth and olive brine.
  3. Step 3

    Stir with a bar spoon until icy cold – this will take a couple of minutes. If including, put the garnish into the glass and strain the vodka mixture on top.