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The Alchemist

) #111 of 1,817 Restaurants in Manchester €€ - €€€ , British, Vegetarian Friendly
3 Hardman Street | Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3HF, England
+44 161 817 2950
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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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

We've been regulars here since it opened and rate their cocktails highly but a lunchtime visit this week was a bit worrying. A group of us arrived quite early and selected a high table with six seats but the table was filthy and looked as...More

1  Thank Mancman
Reviewed 4 days ago

visited to treat our daughter to the delicious cocktails she enjoyed her selection (Aviator)and my grapefruit and apricot martini was lovely.

Thank CatieCFulwood
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good Afternoon Catie, 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! Thank You The Alchemist Spinningfields Team

Reviewed 5 days ago

Been a few times when I have been in Manchester, cocktails are amazing well thought out, well presented & staff very knowledgeable.

Thank Mark G
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good Afternoon Mark, 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! Thank You The Alchemist Spinningfields Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited a couple of times recently and the cocktails really are stunning. This makes it very nice for a drink on a special occasion. However, it is very pricey and therefore would not choose to go here for a casual drink. It can get...More

Thank z_s16
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon z_s16 Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us and your lovely comments about the cocktails. Both positive and negative feedback is greatly appreciated and taken on board. We will pass on all comments to the management...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out with my wife on Tuesday 8th Aug, I asked for two vodka's (grey goose) and lemonade.. when I told the bar man about the 5 mm chip in the glass.. all he did was pour the drink into another glass then spilt more...More

Thank Thomas B
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Thomas Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience, I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit. Please can you provide us with your contact details so we can get more information about your visit. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely fresh food, we had beef burgers with add-on's, cheese/bacon etc, with fries, and yummy warm lemon cake! Very nice attentive service. Great classy interior and clean toilets. Luckily it was dry so we could sit outside for a bit, otherwise quite a small bar...More

Thank vanessa k
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Vanessa, 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! Thank You The Alchemist Spinningfields Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked online as I had signed up for the 20% off food offer. Arrived on time and was very quickly shown to our table. Place was nice and busy with a good atmosphere. We ordered chicken wraps and Jerk chicken along with 2 portions of...More

Thank moni1967-Villa
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon moni1967-Villa, 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! Thank You, The Alchemist Spinningfields Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So busy, people everywhere all closely packed together. Don't go if you want a quiet drink, not sure what the big hype is with the place?More

Thank Molly H
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Molly, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent experience with us. Both positive and negative feedback is greatly appreciated and taken on board. We will pass on all comments to the management team, have a great day. Thank You,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch with the girls for my birthday. The Cocktails were really good. Lots of choice and something a bit more fun than your standard cocktail. The cocktails are not cheap but you get what you pay for. They were very good quality cocktails mixed with...More

Thank Cheryl T
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Cheryl, 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! Thank You, The Alchemist Spinningfields Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cocktails if you can get served at the bar! We've had to leave a few times because we simply couldn't get our drinks, even after ordering them.More

Thank Mango_Espadrille
TheAlchemist36, Manager at The Alchemist, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Mango_Espadrille, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience, I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your visit. Please can you provide us with your contact details so we can get more information about your visit. We...More

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warburtonkait
24 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
19 February 2017|
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Julie G
14 January 2017|
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Response from SJeebers | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, they are limited to one cocktail each though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$28
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
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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