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“Mixology Course!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Alchemist

The Alchemist
Ranked #74 of 2,184 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Derbyshire, U K
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Mixology Course!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2014

We visited as a hen party of 25 for the mixology course. Surroundings fabulous, Lewis the cocktail course tutor was amazing and patient and coped well with us! Cocktails were lovely and we were very well taken care of. A fab day for all - highly recommended!!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good drinks”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2014

My girlfriend and I have been several times and have found the cocktails to be excellent and love the excitement of having dry ice and popping candy in our drinks. However on one visit we found one of the bar staff to be very unhelpful and actually quite rude, when you're paying £8 per drink you expect some kind of an explanation on why a drink might be unavailable other than 'no, you can't have that' then walk off for ten minutes. We did not mind that a drink was unavailable it was the manner in which we were told. We'll try the Spinningfields location next time to see if the staff are more helpful.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Tom-spencer1
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great fun cocktails”
4 of 5 bubbles 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
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank NatalieS6788
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Aberford, Leeds
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good first visit”
5 of 5 bubbles 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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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Perfect Catchup”
4 of 5 bubbles 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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