One of the biggest things to consider on your wedding day, is the drinks. Wedding cocktails go down a treat at weddings. Yes, you'll probably opt for Champagne for the toast and wine on the table for feasting, but what about after the ceremony? And to kick off the reception? Whether you're having a small garden gathering or full-on party, we've found the best wedding cocktails - and their recipes- to inspire the drinks for your do.
This British fave will go down well for any summer wedding, and you can get creative with your presentation, too. Go classy with classic gin glasses and edible flowers to finish or choose vintage style straws with your names on flags.
Gin & Elderflower Fizz
This is a lovely refreshing drink perfect for a summer wedding. And a nice alternative to straight up bubbles. And the best thing about it? This cooling fizz works as a non-alcoholic cocktail too. Just swap gin for fresh juice and fizz for sparkling soda.
Pimp Your Prosecco
If you're opting for Italian bubbles on your special day, why not let guests choose some extras to turn their flute into a cocktail of fun? Opt for fruit purees and flavoured syrups to create a kind of kir royal or Bellini. Then give guests a fruit topping option - berries or citrus slices look and taste best.
Mr & Mrs Martini
The best thing about martinis is they are completely customisable. Choose between vodka or gin as your base, then add your favourite ingredients. Maybe you love an expresso martini, or want to try something a bit more tailored to your day - like a gingerbread and chocolatini, great for winter weddings.
Kiss From A Rose
Want wedding cocktails that match your blush theme? Then pink drinks are the go-to for you. Just mix a few drops of pink food colouring into your clear cocktail - et voila! A pretty blush drink that your photographer won't want to miss.
Gin & Tonic With A Twist
Everyone loves a classic G&T, but why not up the flavour ante and opt for pairings like blood orange and rosemary infused gin instead? Guaranteed to get guests talking...
If you and your partner love some good quality tequila, then you've got to go for frozen margaritas. A classic wedding cocktail that tastes as good as it looks! Just make sure you've ordered the right style of glasses - so you don't get disappointed with the overall styling.
Create Your Own!
Not just for pizzas, making your own creation can be a fun way to get family members involved in the day. Even if you opt for a simple mixture (like a classic mojito combo), you can get creative with the wedding cocktail naming!
Egg Cup Apertifs
Looking for something totally unique? Then try this adorable egg cup apertif idea, ideal for straight after the ceremony.
Fruity cocktails are always a sure fire hit, as long as they're not to sweet. So a simple pairing of quality vodka base with subtle berry flavours, topped up with fizz is a great option for your reception. Berries and flowers used as a garnish also look really impressive - and great for the photo album!