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Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed February 15, 2021

One of the bar's employees, named Sergiy, has been very rude and unprofessional with me and my friends. He refused to answer any questions we wanted to ask and at the end of the night he asked when is my train insinuating that I should...leave the bar. My friends and I left the bar after that and will never recommend anyone going to this place. (Just want to specify that bartenders were all very nice and friendly, it was only Sergiy who competely ruined the mood for us that night).More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed October 7, 2020 via mobile

Amazing drinks with very warm staff, best whiskey cocktail ever seen, Big recommendation for the Penicillin

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 14, 2020 via mobile

I've tried the Cheese Burger, it's was meh, 3/5. The cocktails were alright. Not the best whiskey sour in the city, but pretty decent. Loved the atmosphere! Stuff was friendly (we were there on Monday evening) and music wasn't annoying. Definitely will come again.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

We were turned away stating the bar was full. Unfriendly doormen. Seems to be a regular problem.. They don't want tourists in their bar. So go somewhere else and safe yourself the humiliation.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 27, 2019

Super bar and very friendly, knowledgeable staff. The bar had live music then a dj and certainly was a jumping place. If you're in the areas don't miss it.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2019

I have been a cocktail fan for a long time now, and I never mind paying extra to have nicer alcohol or fresh juices added to my cocktails, so price wise was super, as you will not find this quality of a bartender making you...a good drink with high quality ingredients in Europe. The bar staff was super friendly consulting and answering questions as I usually have many and its not always the case that bar staff hangs out with you readily.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 16, 2019 via mobile

Was in this bar multiple times few years ago, now was visiting and decided to take a friend there...now they have some entrance guards, who are absolutely rude and arrogant. They have nice cocktails there, but I have no desire to deal once again with...these people to get such horrible treatment like nowhere in the world.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 31, 2019 via mobile

The staff have zero service mindset, would not recommend to go here, the bouncers also believe it's the coolest place in Kiev and have the same tragic attitude

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2019

I had been in this place several times and I was a regular customer until now. From face control to management (barmen were positive) I haven’t seen such ruthless and arrogant people in a bar. Poor language skills and they simply tried to dodge a...simple argument with saying “I don’t understand English”. Face control is favouring their own friends for entrance which is totally humiliating for people who wants to get in on weekends. Drastically drop down with the quality and people and I do not suggest anyone to get in there because not only the barmen are different and quality is far from being an OK.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

porn star martini is a must try coctail. servise is nice and music is also perfect. nice place for couples

Date of visit: September 2019
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  • Alchemist Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4