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“Wow!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Alchemy

Alchemy
Ranked #160 of 272 Restaurants in Boracay
Cuisines: Filipino, Asian
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Wow!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We had our best meal in Boracay at Alchemy. I had a fish dish (ma hi mahi with some type of cabbage concoction) and it was really, really good. Don't be influenced by how empty the restaurant is. Given how good our food tasted, we were surprised that the place wasn't packed.

Visited January 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Boracay
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best Fishcakes!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

There are so many delightful and delicious foods in this restaurant. But nothing compares to their Appetizer (fishcakes!). It drives me Crazy!

Visited February 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Yummy yummy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Absolutely delicious! Make sure you book a table. We battled to find it - it's on the station 1 side of and close to Tito's Resto (which most locals know of).

Visited December 2012
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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“Decent but service needs improving”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We first came here during Easter in 2011 - I remember the food being excellent with good service. Fine dining at reasonable prices. This time however, we were a little disappointed. The beef tenderloin was chewy although the mahi mahi was delicious. Portions were small (as expected with 'fine dining') but the service was appalling. It started raining halfway during our dinner, and we saw staff bringing our brolly stands for two other tables and thought they would be bringing one out for us too. However, they firmly ignored our table and we sat in the rain for about 10mins before I had enough. When we finally managed to get the waiter's attention, his explanation was that they only had two brolly stands. I asked him why he let us sit in the rain instead of telling us they didn't hv enough brolly stands and he had no reply. Pretty dismal service for a fine dining establishment.

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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Lunch is basic”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

No reason to come here at lunch time - very small menu for lunch, basic service. We tried prawns with garlic - 3 from 5. Shakes 2 from 5

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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