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The Alchemist

3 Hardman Street | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HF, England
+44 161 817 2950
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“prawn lollipops” (18 reviews)
“fajitas” (45 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3 Hardman Street | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a week of trying all of the best in Koutouloufari, we chose to return to the alchemist, it is welcoming, tasteful and the food not only delicious it was memorable and also not overly pretentious! Thank you for a lovely evening!

Thank JanH343
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi JanH343, Thank you for taking the time to leave your great feedback with us. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Enjoy the rest of your day :) Thank you, The Alchemist Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here yesterday with friends and it's a lovely bar. The menu is very extensive and the prices for the quite reasonable. The wine was lovely , my friends had cocktails and they both really enjoyed them. The bar had a great atmosphere.

Thank slocker1
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi slocker1, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback with us on your recent visit. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Enjoy the rest of your day. Thank you, The Alchemist Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely outdoor area to enjoy cocktails in the sun. I had the screwball cocktail and it was gorgeous, definitely recommend trying it.

Thank jessicaj932017
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi jessicaj932017, Thank you for taking the time to leave your great feedback with us. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Enjoy the rest of your day! Thank you, The Alchemist Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying near the Media City and came across this great restaurant. A wide choice of interesting dishes. We had Pork ribs, and fajitas, which were great. Not over priced, very well cooked and presented. Try it!

Thank Nick W
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nick W, Thank you for taking the time to leave your great feedback with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Enjoy the rest of your day! Thank you, The Alchemist Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere in this place is brilliant. we took 3 different cocktails and all 3 were incredibly tasty.

Thank Carolinapi19
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carolinapi19, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Enjoy the rest of your day! Thank you, The Alchemist Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location in the sumer. Nice outdoor space when the wather is good - it doesn't rain all of the time in Manchester! Excellent cocktails that don't disappoint

Thank IRT68
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi IRT68, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Enjoy the rest of your day! Thank you, The Alchemist Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for drinks. The atmosphere was that of a sophisticated bar(we only stayed at the bar area). There are a lot of cocktails to choose from(alcoholic and non-alcoholic). The was also a bodyguard which did his job when one of the customers was drunk...More

Thank Ioan D
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi loan D, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Enjoy the rest of your day! Thank you, The Alchemist Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

But nice nonetheless for a restorative g&t. Reasonably priced but slightly hard to find amongst the faceless office blocks that surround it

Thank Brantome2
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Brantome2, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Enjoy the rest of your day! Thank you, The Alchemist Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As usual never enough staff on . Stood at the bar three deep for 10 mins . Other people complaining as they had been stood there ages. Three serving but making detailed cocktails . Why not employ more staff at the weekend?? Left and went...More

Thank annie792
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi annie792, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback on your recent visit with us. We take all feedback very seriously and would like to discuss this further, if you can send on to spinningfieldsbdm@thealchemist.uk.com for a Member of the Management team...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here over the easter weekend, initially just for a drink and ending up having some nibbles in the restaurant. The food was amazing, very tasty and the service was great from the door men to the waiters. Would defiantly visit again

Thank Katie M
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Katie M, Thank you for taking the time to leave your great feedback with us. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Have a great day. Thank you, The Alchemist Team

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Esther T
March 20, 2018|
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Response from Marcia K | Reviewed this property |
Yes there was music..not a place to go for quiet evening as very lively!
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Esther T
March 19, 2018|
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Response from matthewtaylor2018 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how revealing but I would say it’s fairly relaxed.
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rebeccaaa_1
October 25, 2017|
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Response from TheAlchemist36 | Property representative |
Hello Rebeccaaa_1, Saturdays are extremely busy so best to call and make a reservation if you require a table. 01618172950 Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Hardman Street | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 817 2950
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Description
A modern bar/restaurant: A celebration of the unconventional, dark and controversial! Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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