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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” (20 reviews)
“fajitas” (43 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
3 Hardman Street | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited on a Saturday lunchtime and were lucky to be able to get a table for two. The menu has a good choice for all tastes, including veggies. The crockery follows the alchemist theme We were limited to 90 minutes, which was enough time...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed yesterday

We visited on Sunday without a reservation and were a bit worried about if we could get a table or not. Luckily the restaurant wasn't too busy after lunch and we were seated very quickly. The food was lovely and freshly cooked to order. The...More

Thank Emmaarrr123
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a table booked for 7pm on Saturday night for 4 people, table not free so we waited until 7.15pm, wouldn’t have been a problem normally, but we were told we could only have the table until 9pm, at 8.40pm the waiter came and told...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited here Saturday night, great venue fab cocktails! We had a table booked for 7pm and we knew we could only have the table for 2 hours, when we arrived we were told our table was not ready but the previous people were finishing...More

Thank Marcia K
TheAlchemist36, Unit PA at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Marcia K, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We have an allergens folder for our guests to look through for any concerns regarding food allergies this contains a wide variety of gluten free meals, all of our steaks and ramen...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My girlfriends and I have visited a couple of times now for cocktails and have been a little disappointed. Some of the cocktails that we tried were not as good as we had enjoyed elsewhere and were more expensive. The first time we went it...More

Thank Kelly H
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Kelly H, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We will make sure all comments are passed on to the Management team and we do hope to see you back in again soon. Enjoy the rest of your day....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is so up to standard it ridiculous! I’m an avid frequenter of cocktail establishments all over the world and this one goes right up there in my top 10. From amazing and creative signature cocktails to an old fashioned martini this place was...More

Thank valeria_forleo
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi valeria_forleo, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your great feedback! We will make sure your comments are passed on to the team and we hope to see you back here again soon. Enjoy the rest of your day. Thank you,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit and I was unaware of the treat that I was about to enjoy. It is a great theme and very busy. I visited on a Saturday and it was a popular bar. The staff keep everything flowing. I sat outside...More

Thank dangeld
TheAlchemist36, Unit PA at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dangeld, Thank you for taking the time to leave your brilliant feedback! We’re glad you had a great time with us and will pass your comments on! We cant wait to see you again soon! Love, The Alchemist Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and her friends went here for a few cocktails and drinks and my wife’s mobile phone fell out her bag on the floor under their table. How do I know this because we called on Sunday morning and the cleaner saw it answered...More

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

Hi Amir N, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. May we ask you to send this on in an email to spinningfieldsbdm@thealchemist.uk.com so that a Member of the Management team can look into this promptly for you? Thank you, The Alchemist...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to The Alchemist quite a few times and it never fails to amaze me. First time for my partner and he really enjoyed the experience. Quite simply outstanding cocktails. Tried a couple of new ones today 'The Flavour Changing One' and 'Dead Red...More

Thank Debby W
TheAlchemist36, UNIT PA at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Debby W, Thank you for taking the time to leave some great feedback! We’re glad you had a nice time with us and enjoyed all the cocktails you tried, we have recently changed our food menu and have some new great additions to our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just no comments, 3 on of us came in was asked by bar if we would like a drink I asked why rums he had he got them out for us with no hesitation we where then shown to our table where the service was...More

Thank Amelia S
TheAlchemist36, Unit PA at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Amelia S, Thank you for taking the time to leave your wonderful feedback! We’re glad you had a nice time with us! We hope to see you again soon! Love, The Alchemist Team

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rebeccaaa_1
25 October 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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warburtonkait
25 May 2017|
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Response from Haydn J | Reviewed this property |
Went with my young Daughter Sunday lunchtime and had no issues. Sorry don't know if there is a cut off time.
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Hemant M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
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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