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“Great fun cocktails”
Review of The Alchemist

The Alchemist
Ranked #77 of 2,279 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: A modern bar/restaurant: A celebration of the unconventional, dark and controversial! Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great fun cocktails”
Reviewed May 31, 2014

Went for lunch on a Saturday the service was a little on the slow side but it was extremely busy, the food was delicious and the cocktails were fantastic ! It is quite pricey two light lunches and 4 cocktails totalling over £50 BUT as a treat its well worth it

  • Visited May 2014
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Aberford, Leeds
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good first visit”
Reviewed May 31, 2014

First visit with friends and we were favourably impressed. Friendly staff and good food at reasonable price. Great buzz to the place. Will most definitely be returning on future trip to Manchester.

Visited May 2014
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Thank aberwhite
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Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect Catchup”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

Met a friend after work for a quiet catchup. Ended up having a blast with the 'smokin' Long island teas. Great night, great vibe will return

Visited December 2013
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Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Amazing Cocktail Bar”
Reviewed May 27, 2014

Was out on a night out this bank holiday weekend and was looking for a cocktail bar somewhere in the main town. Searched online for some and this came top of our list. We looked a the menu and photos which looked really impressive and saw that it was very close to where we were staying which was even better. it was located just behind the main bus stops in Piccadilly gardens on New York street and was very easy to find. Upon arrival the bar looked very trendy and modern with lots of people inside and out which to me is a sign of a good bar before we even begin. Went in and the bar seemed pretty hectic but this was nothing for the bar staff who were amazing at dealing with the amount of people there. They took several orders at once and talked us through our orders as we obviously looked new to the bar to them. Very extensive cocktail list of crazy combinations which we tried the majority of and were not disappointed at all. One cocktail even came with its own test tubes where you had to mix them yourself and watch the smoke pour from your drink like your own mini scene experiment , it was super impressive! Would recommend this place to any cocktail lovers out there, this will blow the rest out of the water without a doubt!

  • Visited May 2014
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Wolverhampton
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“NICE EXPERIENCE”
Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is a nice bar, and a lovely place to visit, well worth it.
We had lunch here on a busy Saturday, and the waiting staff are a pleasure, lovely people with a fast efficient service.

management are a little offish, but maybe that is all part of the image?, not sure.

However overall, Nice food, great cocktails, lovely service, highly recommended

  • Visited May 2014
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