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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
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3 Hardman Street | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HF, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dragged in here by my bestie and quite possibly the 'best' decision he ever made. Had a screwball cocktail it brought back memories of sunny holidays on the beach dodging sun cream and jelly fish. Wow!! I loved it. Reasonably priced for cocktails and I...More

Thank catinthehat8
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to meet friends. Located on the centre of Manchester. Pleasant staff and speedy service. Will return next time in Manchester.

Thank B G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited last night for some food and cocktails for my birthday. We opted for the tapatisers as it was something we could just sit and pick at whilst chatting and drinking. Our waiter (jake) was really nice and so efficient with the service. He...More

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was maybe below average. Quite basic compared to the cocktails. Not sure I will come back for food but I enjoy the drinks. You can't really relax in the restaurant area either because it's extremely busy and the poor couple next to us...More

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

Hello Lucy H, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback regarding your recent experience with us. If you wouldn’t mind sending some further information to spinningfieldsbdm@thealchemist.uk.com for a Member of the Management team to get back to you promptly, that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved it!! Wow - the tuna in this place was cooked to absolute perfection, amazing taste, well presented and well paired with the garnish/“Mexican rice” (still not sure what it was)..... accompanied by salt and pepper fries - again a great side dish. The...More

Thank MikeAndGina2011
TheAlchemist36, Unit PA at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello MikeAndGina2011, Thank you for taking the time to leave your wonderful feedback. We are so pleased you are loving our new menu, and look forward to seeing you again soon! Love, The Alchemist.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my boyfriend for his birthday and had some really nice drinks! I have been before numerous times and never been disappointed with the service. Always a busy bar and you can see why when you watch them make the drinks it really is...More

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

Hello Steph C, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. Were glad you enjoyed your cocktails and had a great birthday with us - we look forward to seeing you again soon! Love, The Alchemist

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at this establishment were some of the most helpful I have ever seen. The member of the bar team put up with our stupid questions, and recommended cocktails exactly to our taste. After that, the team in the restaurant were most helpful fulfilling...More

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

Hello Drew G, Thank you for taking the time to leave your wonderful feedback. Our staff certainly love to look after all our lovely customers - we will make sure your comments are passed on. We look forward to your return, have a great day!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Laid back casual affair with friends. Eggs benedict with black pudding... lovely. Accompanied by fresh OJ and cup of english tea served with dry ice. Theatrical but doesn't improve the flavour. All very nice though. We've been here for cocktails also which were OK but...More

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

Hello NinjaRichie, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We’re glad you enjoyed your brunch with us and hope to see you again soon! Have a great day, Love The Alchemist.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
TheAlchemist36, Unit PA at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Ann W, Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely feedback. We’re glad you enjoyed your cocktails and are loving our new menu! All your comments will be passed onto management. We look forward to seeing you again soon, have a nice...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
TheAlchemist36, Unit PA at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Emmaarrr123, Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely feedback. We’re glad you enjoyed your Mad Hatters Tea Party and are loving the food from our new menu! We look forward to seeing you again soon, have a nice day! Love, The...More

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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
20 February 2017|
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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
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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