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The Alchemist

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1 New York Street, Manchester M1 4HD, England
+44 161 228 3856
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10:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 00:00
Thu 10:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 02:00
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had Cocktails here with friends and it is worth the experience, very good fun even if you switch to something normal after one!

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Thank Callisy
Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to pay The Alchemist a visit as my friend had heard good reports about it, and we thought it would make a pleasant change. We were not eating out, just meeting for a couple of beers. It was a Monday evening, so it was not very busy but it had a nice look and a good buzz about the... More 

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Thank JohnBg
The Alchemist N, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience at The Alchemist New York Street. I am sorry to hear you were disappointed with the service you received. We would like to investigate in to this further to ensure it doesn't happen again. Please can you send your contact details to newyorkst@thealchemist.uk.com. Thank you in advance.... More 

Crewe, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Called in Sunday afternoon following recommendation of our Son. My wife and I enjoyed 6 cocktails all made expertly and great on the eye. Never been anywhere like it. Needed some food to soak up a bit of the alcohol and the Caesar salad and chicken wraps certainly fitted the bill . Great venue, great drinks great food , will... More 

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Thank david a
Preston, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our first visit here, I'm not a cocktail lover however by better half is. She ordered the lightbulb and blackjack which after a taste of each I also actually liked. The guy making our drinks was friendly and had good knowledge too. Will be making a return visit, might even have a fancy drink and not a... More 

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Thank Shaunbond
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great cocktails, great atmosphere,busy but it doesn't take long to be served, cocktail menu needs to be in bolder letters as hard to see in dim lighting 😀

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Thank Debbie O
Porth, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a couple of cocktails and snacks in the afternoon. The cocktail menu is good and the servers are attentive. Love the place.

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Thank br00kd
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice relaxed atmosphere as soon as you walk in, all of the staff were friendly and helpful from the minute you walk in to when you leave. The food was great, we had the squid to start followed by the katsu curry and sticky beef salad, all of which was made and presented beautifully. We started on the beers... More 

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Thank Wayne K
Staffordshire
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259 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place had cocktails looks like something from a Chemistry Lesson. served in cups and Saucers. if your looking for something you have never seen or done before this is the place to go.

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Thank Ann H
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for birthday treat with Grandson (who paid for meal) and his partner Four of us ordered main meals and drinks.Two of us had fillet steak one rib eye steak and one vegetarian.Both fillets and fries were wrong I ordered med/well and stated no blood,when I cut it blood poured onto my plate I asked for salt and pepper fries... More 

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Thank sheilaeric
The Alchemist N, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this review

Hi, I am really sorry to hear you were disappointed with the experience you had at The Alchemist New York Street. Please can you send your contact details to newyorkst@thealchemist.uk.com so we can discuss this with you further. Thank you in advance. Kind Regards, Management Team More 

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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came on a night out and as always a great night in Manchester, this place does not disappoint with really skilled bar staff that have to remember a plethora of cocktails. Great atmosphere and large dining area (we did not dine) large seating area outside, even the security on the door are friendly, however think they have a smart... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?