Lemon Basil G&T

Basil Blossom Cocktail

Lemon basil brings a zesty zing to a classic G & T with a citrus aroma and mild anise flavour.

For one medium sized tumbler:

What you will need

  • 50ml gin
  • 4-6 lemon basil leaves
  • 1/2 lemon for juice
  • tonic water
  • ice


  1. Place lemon juice and 4 lemon basil leaves in a cocktail shaker. Shake well.
  2. Add the gin and shake once more.
  3. Place ice into a tumbler and strain the gin. Make sure none of the basil leaves go into the tumbler.
  4. Top up with tonic water, and garnish with a few lemon basil leaves, or a wild bergamot flower if you have some.