Lady Lavender's Mocktail

Restaurant Eugene * Atlanta This drink was mixologist Gregory Best's response to a woman dressed in lavender who tottered into Restaurant Eugene with friends for a nightcap. "My darling," she said, "one more will put me directly over the edge. Fruit juice, please." More Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Lady Lavender's Mocktail
With herbal notes from both lavender and basil, this bright, bubbly drink is the perfect nonalcoholic drink to serve on a breakfast tray to a mom who hasn't slept through the night in months. Photo: © Wendell T. Webber
1 drink


  • Ice

  • 3 ounces fresh grapefruit juice

  • 3/4 ounce lavender syrup

  • 2 ounces chilled club soda

  • 1 basil sprig

  • 1 fresh lavender sprig (optional)

  • 1/4 ounce grenadine, preferably homemade


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the grapefruit juice, Lavender Syrup and grenadine and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled collins glass, stir in the club soda and garnish with the basil and lavender sprigs.

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