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This is a beloved Mexican drink composed with tequila, grapefruit juice and club soda. Refreshing drink for any occasion.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: cocktail, paloma cocktail recipe, paloma drink, tequila
Servings: 1 drink
Calories: 130kcal
Author: Julia


  • 2 shots tequila
  • 2 shots fresh juice from ruby grapefruit
  • 2 tsps honey
  • 3 shots club soda
  • squirt of fresh lime juice
  • few ice cubes


  • 1 wedge lime for salted rim
  • salt for salted rim
  • few pomegranate seeds optional
  • 1 round or wedge of lime for garnish


  • To make the salted rim, moisten the rim of a glass with the lime wedge, then dip it into the salt to coat.
  • In the cocktail shaker add tequila, grapefruit juice and honey. Shake until well mixed.
  • Strain into the glass filled with ice and pomegranate seeds (optional) and top up with club soda.
  • Garnish with lime and add squirt of lime.