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The Alchemist

1 New York Street, Manchester M1 4HD, England
+44 161 228 3856
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (42 reviews)
“steak sandwich” (19 reviews)
“club sandwich” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1 New York Street, Manchester M1 4HD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Drinks nice. Service fast. Venue clean and smart and funky. Food woeful. So bad. Burger tasted “gone off”. Chips cold. Cheese not melted. My friends meal was equally average. Not sure what the deal was there but definitely not going to go back for food....More

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The Alchemist N, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good Morning Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience, I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit. Please can you provide us with your contact details so we can get more information about your visit. We would...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The cocktails menu resembles a period chemistry table. Each drink is presented in its own breathtaking style. Always fun to something new. The food is pretty good as well. I love the atmosphere no matter it is day or night. Service is fantastic and very...More

Thank Alexey B
The Alchemist N, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good Morning Alexey, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time and we hope to see you again soon! Thank You The Alchemist New York Street Team

Reviewed 5 days ago

First time back to Manchester in 30 years. This was our first stop for dinner, and it didn't disappoint! Great food, friendly and helpful staff and vibrant atmosphere led us to a wonderful evening! Thank you

Thank StuartJacquiG
The Alchemist N, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good Morning Stuart, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time and we hope to see you again soon! Thank You The Alchemist New York Street Team

Reviewed 6 days ago

Another treat to come here in Manchester and we were not disappointed. Our waitress was very knowledgeable about the drinks and helped us choose. Food is fun and delicious with plenty of choice. We had fajita, steak sandwich and veg burrito. The best part of...More

Thank David C
The Alchemist N, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Morning David, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time and we hope to see you again soon! Thank You The Alchemist New York Street Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food great atmosphere great drinks selection especially the cocktails, service was great too x

Thank andrea J
The Alchemist N, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Morning Andrea, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time and we hope to see you again soon! Thank You The Alchemist New York Street Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent food, great atmosphere and nice service but couldn’t help but leave a bit miffed about the pimientos de padron. Order these in Spain at a couple of euros and you’ll get a plate full of them. Order them at the Alchemist and they’ll sort...More

Thank K H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing vibe, amazing food and amazing cocktails. Booked this table on the Sunday morning. Staff friendly and helpful and a pleasant Sunday evening here. 10/10 all round. Will definitely be back.

Thank ERC1991
The Alchemist N, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon ERC1991, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time and we will definitely see you again soon! Thank You The Alchemist New York Street Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Alchemist has a good ambiance and great decoration. Staff so was nice and smiling. Everything was delicious and tasty, prices are fine we liked it. 🤙

Thank Mert K
The Alchemist N, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Mert, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time and we hope to see you again soon! Thank You The Alchemist New York Street Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Alchemist in the busy Dec month on a Sat afternoon. We were with a group of 11 booked in for a works do lunch @ 3pm. I just wanted to say that we were pleasantly welcomed by a female manager and our table...More

Thank MrPlants
The Alchemist N, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon MrPlants, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time and we hope to see you again soon! Thank You The Alchemist New York Street Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Alchemist one night as we were super early for a food reservation elsewhere and so glad we did! Huge range of cocktails with lots of different flavours and the alchemy side of them is amazing, it was really fun watching the bartenders make...More

Thank laureng231
The Alchemist N, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Lauren, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time and we hope to see you again soon! Thank You The Alchemist New York Street Team

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Joel M
4 December 2017|
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Response from Charlie P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply but no
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E2UJD
23 September 2017|
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Response from caroline h | Reviewed this property |
I would think so like before 10pm because there is a separate side for the restaurant but I would ring them to check :)
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123GeorgiaB
5 September 2017|
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Response from david a | Reviewed this property |
I would have thought so and they do non alcoholic cocktails
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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 - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 New York Street, Manchester M1 4HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +44 161 228 3856
Description
A modern bar/restaurant: A celebration of the unconventional, dark and controversial! Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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