How Many Syns In Vodka Lime & Soda? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
28 February, 2022

Is Vodka Lime & Soda High In Syns?

One of the best parts about the slimming world plan is that it allows you to have alcohol in moderation as long as you track the drinks syns and keep within your syn allowance.

Vodka lime and soda is a low syn drink, and can have between 3-5 syns depending on the cordial used and how much vodka you use in your drink. 

To help you stay on track with your diet we have made a small guide below which will discuss how many syns vodka lime and soda has, other syn values of spirits and liquors and some low syn cocktail ideas for when the weekend hits.

Why Is Vodka Lime And Soda Low In Syns?

You might be surprised to learn that vodka, lime and soda is only 3-5 syns a glass, but this is because lime and soda cordial are low in syns, especially if you choose a sugar-free version with most to have around 1 syns or two syns per 100 ml.

The vodka itself has 3 syns per 25ml making it low in syns compared to other spirits, still, you have to be careful to drink in moderation as three vodka, lime and sodas could nearly cost you 10 syns which is over half your daily syn allowance.

Syn Values Of Spirits & Liquors

Vodka, lime and soda tend to have between 3-5 syns depending on the brand you choose, these can also differ according to if you buy a pre-made can mixer or make it at home yourself.

We've listed out some of the syns of both vodka and gin premade mixers below as well as other spirits for your cocktail making.

Vodka & Gin Pre Made Mixers

  • Alfie Vodka, Lime & Lemonade - 6.5 syns a can.
  • Harry Bromptons Ice Tea with Vodka Citrus Flavoured - 5 syns for a 250ml can.
  • Lidl Rachmaninoff Vodka, Lime and Soda - 4 syns per can.
  • Sainsbury’s Vodka Lime and Soda - 6 syns a can.
  • Smirnoff Vodka Cola - 9 syns per drink.
  • Tesco Grain Vodka Lime and Lemonade - 3.5 syns per can.
  • Aldi Greyson's Gin and Diet Tonic – 3.5 syns for 250ml.
  • Fevertree Elderflower Gin and Tonic– 9 syns for the bottle.
  • Gordon’s Slimeline Tonic and Gin - 4 syns a drink.
  • Kopparberg Gin Slimeline Strawberry and lime flavour - 3.5 syns a can.
  • Limehouse Aromatic Gin and Diet Pink Tonic - 3.5 syns for 250ml.
  • Marks & Spencer Diet Tonic and Gin- 5.5 syns a can.
  • Navigator Gin and Ginger Rhubarb flavoured - 8 syns per can.
  • Sainsbury Gin and Tonic - 7 syns for a can.
  • Sainsbury Diet Version Gin Rhubarb and Ginger - 3.5 syns.
  • Tesco Low-Calorie Tonic With London Gin Dry - 3.5 syns a can.

Other Drinks

  • Rum 35-40% - 2.5 syns for 25ml.
  • Whiskey - 3 syns for 25ml.
  • Gin - 3 syns for 25ml.
  • Vodka - 3 syns for 25ml.

Low Syn Cocktail Ideas SW Friendly

If you want to experiment with more low syn cocktail ideas which will not ruin your progress on the slimming world plan we've listed some other recipes to try down below along with their syn values.

Tequila Sunrise

At only 4.5 syns a glass, why not make yourself an SW friendly Tequila Sunrise?


  • 35ml of Tequila of choice.
  • Zero sugar orange squash 15ml.
  • Ocean spray blueberry juice 120ml.
  • Ice.


  1. Pour your tequila and juice into a glass and add your ice, then pour the blueberry juice in and give a stir!

Espresso Martini

Although the espresso martini requires a little more effort, it's worth it at only 5 syns a glass.


  • Vodka 25ml.
  • One drop of vanilla essence.
  • A shot of cold espresso.
  • One spoon of single cream.
  • A small drop of milk.


  1. Make your espresso first, allow it to cool then mix all the ingredients in a shaker and shake until combined!


At 5 syns a glass, why not pretend you are at the beach this weekend with a cold SW friendly mojito in your garden.


  • Rum 35ml.
  • Mint leaves.
  • Soda water.
  • A small pinch of sweetener.
  • Lime.
  • Crushed ice.


  1. First press the mint leaves, sweetener and pieces of lime in a glass together then add your rum and soda, stir and serve!

Should I Drink Vodka, Lime And Soda Cocktails On The Slimming World Plan?

To conclude, vodka, soda and lime is great low syn drink to enjoy on the SW plan as long as it fits within your daily syn allowance for the day. We suggest however drinking them in moderation, as up to three could take up your entire allowance.

We also suggest using diet soda and lime with your vodka rather than pre-made mixers as these tend to be higher in syns.

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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