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The Alchemist

#985 of 9,498 Restaurants in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
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1/19 Sukhumvit Soi 11, Sukhumvit Road, | Khlong Tuey Nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
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+66 83 549 2055
17:00 - 23:59
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Happy hour til 8 offers good value on limited cocktails, wine and beer buckets. Nice cosy chilled place a bit away from the horrendous crowds of soi 11. Unfortunately the woman who served us had a face like a slapped backside the whole time!

Thank Ellie888
Guam, Mariana Islands
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Came here with my sister and her fiancé. Really enjoyed the music/live band. I like the genre the duo played and how they put there own twist to the songs. We had 2 buckets of beer so I'm not qualified to review the cocktail drinks. Was a bit disappointed that they didn't serve any food, esp when we were getting... More 

Thank Joy M
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Located in a side street from Soi 11, the Alchemist is a nice little bar serving some house made "potions" (fancy name for a cocktail...). They've some interesting mix (try the Cinnamon Mojito) sit back and relax. Prices: avg. for Bangkok (count around 280thb for a cocktail).

Thank We2daRe
Carolina, Puerto Rico
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553 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I just stopped by for a pre-dinner drink. It was very close to my restaurant for tonight on Soi 11 in Sukhumvit. The drink choices were great and my mixed drink was perfectly made to start my night!!!!!

Thank gary c
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We sheltered here from a monsoon thunderstorm and it was conveniently happy hour. Wide range of cheap drinks and nice western loos 👍🏻

Thank theholidaymaker84
Toulouse, France
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218 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I went here based on a review by an expat in Bangkok. It's hard to find and not worth the effort. I also found it strange for a cocktail bar, that there was no cocktail menu. The seating is basic and uncomfortable. There was a music duo playing inside the bar which was just ridiculous because it's a sliver of... More 

Thank dubaijournal
The Alchemist B, Owner at The Alchemist, responded to this review

Hi Dubai Journal, We are right next to Cheap Charlie's so not sure if you didn't see the map on our website or our google pointer. Perhaps that would have made it easier to find. We have an extensive cocktail menu which would lead me to believe that you may have not been to our bar. We specialise in cocktails.... More 

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105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Like a lot of Bangkok bar / restaurants this place seems to vary greatly in popularity. First time the place was packed - the music was excellent and we enjoyed the food, drinks and service. On the second visit the music was not good, the place was deserted but the food, drinks and service remained good. One negative - if... More 

Thank JoDubaiUae
The Alchemist B, Owner at The Alchemist, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy our music the second time around. Given that our neighbour is a fish and chips shop, some times you can smell their food, but given their kitchen is out the back of their restaurant, it doesn't happen too often. (P.s. Our fish and chips neighbour closed down yesterday, so there will definitely be... More 

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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Cocktails good. Great happy hour! Jamming music. Came here with husband to have some hand crafted cocktails at fair prices....we found it at Alchemist. Nice sweet bartender and good vibe

Thank Justice6387
The Alchemist B, Owner at The Alchemist, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. More 

London, United Kingdom
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297 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

There are a few bars in this area and this is not a bad one. Cheap Charlies is nearby which takes most of the business but The Alchemist is a place for better cocktails and to sit and chat

1 Thank dorjetravel
Doha, Qatar
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Started out early evening wandering the streets as you do in Bangkok. The bar is located just off Soi 11 close to Cheap Charlies bar. Decent cocktail list and attentive staff. The night we went they had a great singer strumming away he was very good. Recommended espexially during happy hour.

1 Thank Changmaisausage

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10
Bar, Pub
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:59
17:00 - 23:59
17:00 - 23:59
17:00 - 23:59
17:00 - 23:59
17:00 - 23:59
17:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/19 Sukhumvit Soi 11, Sukhumvit Road, | Khlong Tuey Nuea, Wattana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok>  > Sukhumvit
  • Neighbourhood: Sukhumvit
  • Phone Number: +66 83 549 2055
A cocktail bar where the perfect alchemy of great music and exquisite drinks make a great night out. Live Music on Wednesday nights. Only a short walk from Nana BTS Station. Located in the popular Suk 11 Lane, close to the Suk 11 Hostel and Cheap Charlies. The Alchemist has a fully stocked bar and fantastic mixologists.

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Staying in Sukhumvit

Neighbourhood Profile
With a mix of shopping malls, hip bars and food stalls lining both sides of Thailand’s longest road, you’ll rarely encounter a dull moment along Sukhumvit. While the main road itself doesn't offer a lot in terms of entertainment, it's the adjoining 'sois' (alleys) where the magic happens. Popular spots are soi 11 for a lively night out, soi 4 for naughty nightlife and soi 21 for world-class shopping at Terminal 21. It's hard to cover everything this area has to offer in on day, so be sure to take your time. Sukhumvit is heavily congested with traffic during day and night, so getting from A to B is most convenient using the BTS Skytrain right above it.
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