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The Alchemist Media City

The Bund The Quays, Salford M50 3AB, England
+44 161 872 7396
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, International, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
The Bund The Quays, Salford M50 3AB, England
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1 - 10 of 170 reviews

Reviewed today

Use this place often, more for drinks than to eat but the bar food we have had was good. The exterior from the road does not do the place justice, The outside seating area is very good and there is a bar and waiter service...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recently took my mum here before a night at the Lowry, it’s a stones throw from the theatre so an ideal location and has lovely views! We enjoyed the beautiful cocktails and the food was amazing, you have to try the sliced beef fajitas!

Thank joanneirving30
Reviewed 6 days ago

Best bar on the Quays for me. It is swish and bright and buzzing and you have a choice of sitting in the bar area or at tables or outside. Great cocktails what is not to like!

Thank prguru2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Needed to book in advance for a Saturday afternoon at 3.30 which was an initial surprise but having had such a good experience I can understand why. Service was slick and friendly, food was very good and the cocktails were delivered with a sense of...More

Thank neilandlinz525
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to this beautiful looking bar and restaurant on the waterfront. Buzzing atmosphere. Very welcoming with friendly staff. Had a fab 2 course meal - we weren't rushed - food was hot and very tasty. Excellent selection of wines and beers. The elaborate cocktails...More

Thank LES2505
Vicky H, Manager at The Alchemist Media City, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Morning LES2505 Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time and enjoyed watching and drinking the cocktails, we hope to see you again soon! Thank You The Alchemist MediaCity Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped into this restaurant on the off-chance we could get a table pre Billy Joel gig at Old Trafford nearby. Although it was very busy, they managed to squeeze us in, but did state that they would need the table in an hour. Normally...More

Thank ceejay953
Vicky H, Manager at The Alchemist Media City, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning ceejay Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time despite us being so busy, it is lovely to hear you thoroughly enjoyed the food, drinks and your time with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Alchemist Media City yesterday, we were a table of 6. Seated immediately, we had booked mid week. Choice of drinks exceptional, we had a variety of menu choices from the gluten free, vegan options, plus fish and meat dishes. I loved the crispy...More

Thank riaburke996
Vicky H, Manager at The Alchemist Media City, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Ria Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time especially for your special occasion! We hope to see you again very soon! Thank You The Alchemist MediaCity Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service -staff were friendly and efficient . Drinks - good choice , wine& beer . The cocktails looked interesting, have to try them next time. Menu -not extensive but the food chosen was tasty & arrived promptly.

Thank Elizabethmcc
Vicky H, Manager at The Alchemist Media City, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Elizabeth 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 (definitely to try the cocktails)! Thank You The Alchemist MediaCity Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What do you put in your sweet chillie sauce?! It was incredible. My friend and I shared the veggie platter and it was stunning. I then had the Katsi chicken...so tasty.More

1  Thank Hannah M
Vicky H, Manager at The Alchemist Media City, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Hannah, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. I'm pretty sure it's love and a sprinkle of magic that makes the sauce taste so good! We’re glad you had such a great time and we hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My colleague had been banging on about that place for a long time. she was excited to associate her the birthday of a chemical engineer with a place that created drinks before your eyes with all the apparent exciting theatrics, scientific flair and chemical reactions...More

Thank Tiki B
Vicky H, Manager at The Alchemist Media City, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Tiki B Wow, what a lovely review! Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. We’re glad you had such a great time and were impressed by the science and the theatrics. We hope to see you...More

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Fran765
9 June 2018|
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Response from Edward M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Just confirmed dogs are allowed on the patio Cheers
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luluk79
14 December 2017|
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Merv J
30 October 2017|
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Response from mksmorgan | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm not sure if they have a set menu but I think you could easily get three courses for less than £30.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$27
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, 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: The Bund The Quays, Salford M50 3AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Salford
  • Phone Number: +44 161 872 7396
  • E-mail
Description
A modern bar/restaurant: A celebration of the unconventional, dark and controversial! Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For more information about events, reservations and general enquiries please contact us at mediacitybdm@thealchemist.uk.com
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