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“Fantastic place, great atmosphere, lovely food, amazing drinks!”
Review of The Alchemist

The Alchemist
Ranked #70 of 2,252 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, International
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Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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“Fantastic place, great atmosphere, lovely food, amazing drinks!”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Visited a few times for drinks, went for lunch this time, the food was delicious, and service was spot on

  • Visited August 2013
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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“One of my fave pubs in MCR”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great location in Spiningfields, great cocktails (although I tend to stay clear of the Slush ones as it wastes alcohol)

Visited July 2013
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Prague, Czech Republic
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“If you love cocktails, go say hello”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

We have truly enjoyed a few cocktails at the Alchemist with my friend and all drinks were really fun. Also we tried their burgers and did like them a lot. Some fun cocktail to have is Mad Hatters Tea Party ... .

Visited August 2013
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Thank Tomas N
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Wigan
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4 reviews
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“Steak for breakfast!”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

If you are staying in Manchester for the weekend I highly recommend The Alchemist for Sunday brunch. It's centrally located near the City Art Gallery. We both had steak and chips with fried eggs and it was delicious. Excellent coffee too. The staff were very attentive, and the atmosphere and decor were unique and interesting. We will definitely go back. Tip - if you book ask for a booth.

  • Visited August 2013
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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“Amazing creative cocktails, superb atmosphere”
Reviewed August 28, 2013

While the Alchemist also has some dining options (and the food did smell rather nice :)) we were there just for some drinks before dinner.

The cocktails are priced around 6-9 pounds. Beside the classics the Alchemist offers their own creations and also add a chemical twist to some of the classics (like ever bubbling long island iced teas).

The service was a little slow (there were only about 3 bartenders which is too few considering the prep time for those complicated cocktails) but friendly.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Larry S
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