“The hotel bar which some say concocts one of the world’s best Martinis”
New York Times
Drinks at DUKES Bar is something of an occasion. The legendary bar is internationally renowned for its famous martinis and personalised cocktails. Frequented by James Bond author Ian Fleming, the bar is said to be the inspiration for the classic line, 'shaken, not stirred'.
So whether you’re relaxing after a meeting or getting together with friends for special drinks, the intimate and timeless surroundings, coupled with the bartender’s knowledge, make it an unforgettable experience. Afterwards, you can retire to the Cognac and Cigar Garden.
Alessandro Palazzi has created Fleming 89, a new martini which celebrates the link between DUKES Bar and James Bond. Created in partnership with London-based perfumery Floris, whose “89” Eau de Cologne was famously worn by James Bond, the flavour and smoothness of this martini is a sophisticated complement to the aroma of this quintessentially English gentleman’s fragrance.
Treat yourself to the DUKES martini experience on your next visit.
Monday to Saturday: From 2pm to 11pm
Sunday and Bank Holidays: From 4pm to 10.30pm
Prior to these opening times, guests can enjoy drinks in the Drawing Room or in the Garden.
We regret that we are unable to reserve tables.
The dress code for DUKES Bar is smart, casual.
Leisurewear, including trainers or sportswear, is not permitted.
The secret of this cocktail is in the use of the refined white truffle from Alba, Italy, and in patience as it needs three weeks for the infusion to be ready.
Then for the recipe we need DUKES Dry Vermouth from Sacred distillery, Chase English Potato Vodka and to finish an olive stuffed with cheese marinated in home-made truffle Vodka. A unique recipe for a unique Martini.
Alessandro Palazzi at DUKES Bar