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Alchemy

#191 of 1,344 Nightlife in London
Open Now: 07:00 - 20:00
Open today: 07:00 - 20:00
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Great coffee in a small package

Met for a coffee and business meeting at Alchemy. Great coffee. Friendly service. They were very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
justinp324
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Redefines Coffee - Try The Special Drips They Have, So Amazing

I always drink black Americano - partly because I can taste the coffee better than espresso and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
BertBantham
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 weeks ago
“Great coffee in a small package”
5 weeks ago
“Redefines Coffee - Try The Special Drips They Have, So Amazing”
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First retail outlet for Alchemy Coffee. Serving directly traded and ethically sourced coffee, roasted in London, with a focus on their unique flavours and character. Up to 5 coffees to choose from every day.
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Ec4v 6du 8 Ludgate Broadway, London EC4V 6DU, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met for a coffee and business meeting at Alchemy. Great coffee. Friendly service. They were very polite and let us stay chatting until 10 minutes after closing. Nice selection of cakes and pastries.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank justinp324
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I always drink black Americano - partly because I can taste the coffee better than espresso and partly to make sure it is freshly made and not hour old filter coffee. The first time I was at Alchemy they urged me to try their filter...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BertBantham
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Coffee and service outstanding, every single time I visit. Great atmosphere. Food and cakes delicious. Couldn’t recommend this place anymore.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Great coffee and supper helpful staff. Popped in here with my little one in the pushchair. The staff were so friendly and helpful with my little one.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 907philt
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

My favorite is the opus blend with oat milk! Keep it up guys, your coffee always put a smile on my face!!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jlawjm
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I love this place, my favorite roasters and coffee place. The guys are super friendly, and the coffee is just one notch better than anything else I tried, and I try a lot. I come here alone and with friends whenever I am in London....More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Murad O
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I’ve been coming here since the start of 2017. Staff has gotten unenthusiastic, coffee is ok, but subjectively quality has gone down a lot this year. The counters are generally pretty filthy and don’t get wiped clean (wet clean) it seems for days at a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

As an italian i know what an espresso should taste like. Over priced over rated and burnt coffee is the only undertone i got.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank vdd92
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

A little tucked away from the main route and behind City Thameslink Station, but a great find. Different coffees offered, through choosing from two options if coffee beans, that changes continually. A real must if you enjoy quality coffee. Only slight grumble is that the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank kb1609
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Called in with family for a coffee break, finished up having delicious warm croissants with jam. Coffee was good, only one criticism is that there is not much room between the tables and it was busy.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank TammywBoston
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