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“Nice place for some drinks” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Alchemist

The Alchemist
1 New York Street, Manchester M1 4HD, England
0161 228 3856
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Ranked #200 of 1,825 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Eclectic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Oslo, Norway
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Nice place for some drinks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

We went after dinner for some drinks. The place is popular and hence crowded. They served good coctails and The Staff was very enthusiastic and service minded. They also had a decent selection of cognacs. We found one of our favourites Delamain XO Pale & Dry. We emtied the bottle, hopefully they have replaced it before our next visit. The drinks are a bit costly. We know where to go next time we come to Manchester. Perhaps we will try to eat there too

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“wow omg im in love with this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

this is the first time in the new york street been to the other but only for the hand crafted beautiful cocktails. Both the food and drinks meaus are delightful. This is a proper first class resturant with wonderful decor. The high quality of food drinks and preparation is worth every penny. Friendly waiting staff happy to help. I would highly recommand this resturant to all especially if you have important clients to impress. i would suggest the mish mosh. the bubblegum daiquiri and defo the affogato this dessert has the biggest wow factor. Only wish i lived closer

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“definate recommendation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

we started the evening by going to the wrong alchemist restaurant but when we arrived at the new york st restaurant we were very pleased. we had a 5 minute wait for our table which was tightly crammed in but they were the only downsides. the service by steven was excellent, efficient and attentive. at first glance, there doesnt seem alot of choice on the menu, however what is available is diverse and should suit all tastes.
i had salt and peppers wings which came in an open skull which seemed bazaar but was really eyecatching and the food was really tasty. all our company had varying dishes and all said it was fantastic.
the girls all had weird cocktails which they thoroughly enjoyed. overall, it is not expensive and i would definately recommend a visit here

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Fabulous Cocktails”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is the first time I had gone to the alchemist in new york street. I had previously been to the other one. This one is more spacious but a lot darker, literally need a torch to see the menu!

The food is great and the cocktail menu is fab and quirky! The bubblegum daiquiri is a must try with the cracking pop candy on top!

The food is reasonably priced however when ordering cocktails the bill fairly mounts up, so be careful of that!

I will certainly go back when I'm next in Manchester.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Fabulous night 1st visit very impressed with food and service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Birthday meal out and first visit to Alchemist, and we werent disappointed. Restaurant was buzzing and we were seated straight away Elle the waitress very pleasent and had a smiley face and she new both food and drink menus well gave some great recommendations. We had 25% off the bill as I had joined on line and my cocktail was free as it was my birthday. Food was fabulous and we will definatley be going back.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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