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Alchemy Restaurant and Bar

35 S 2nd St, at the Winchester Inn, Ashland, OR 97520-2877
+1 541-488-1115
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
35 S 2nd St, at the Winchester Inn, Ashland, OR 97520-2877
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was lucky enough to dine at Alchemy on Friday night , (the second time in 6 months) This time I brought my sister whom was visiting from Melbourne , Once again the service was great and the food was sublime , I couldn't recommend...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is lovely, the atmosphere elegant, and the service good. But the food didn't warrant the price shock. For example, my smoked trout salad had about one-and-a-half teaspoons of crumbled smoked trout on the small portion of greens; I had to eke it out...More

Thank J3427WLdianar
WinchesterInn, Owner at Alchemy Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us. I am so sorry to hear that you felt the portions were too small. I do hope that you let the server or manager know as we are always happy to get you a...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

After so many great meals, the very well done dinner at the Alchemy paled in comparison. everything was good, it just wasn't in the same league as other meals we already had. Although this is probably one of the better restaurants in Ashland.More

Thank Scotch27
WinchesterInn, Owner at Alchemy Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. I would love to know more feedback. We appreciate any and all and use that to further serve you as our guests. I hope you have a chance to join us in the future so that we can show you...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Attended a multi-course Dickens Dinner. The food was well below average quality for the price. The wine list was pretentious and huge, with few reasonably priced offerings. The bill was as huge as the wine list. The service, however, was excellent. Perhaps the food is...More

Thank canuck22SanFrancisco
WinchesterInn, Owner at Alchemy Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for having joined us. I am sorry to hear that your evening did not meet your expectations. The Dickens' Feast is only done several weeks during December. The menu is a more traditional fair. I do hope that you expressed your...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have been to Alchemy twice this year - it is by far my favorite dining experience in Ashland of the ten or so places I have visited. I love the ambience - quaint, older home now converted, yet contemporary. Love the bar area -...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Alchemy has a great ambiance in a terrific location with imaginative menu items gorgeously and deliciously prepared, as well as very creative mixologists in their bar. They also have terrific management and service, which came to light when my husband and I made reservations for...More

Thank Celeste W
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The alchemical tradition has as it aim the purification and perfection of certain objects - for example, changing lead into gold. Here the alchemist changes an ordinary experience - eating dinner - into something extraordinary. The experience begins when you approach the historic building, the...More

Thank nevertooold53
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Charming little bar, downstairs & separate from the restaurant, with drinks lovingly prepared by a mixologist. Small plates of exquisitly prepared tapas (large spicy prawns, miniature beef wellington sliders). Not really a tapas bar but how else to describe the reasonably priced happy hour menu?...More

Thank Charley404
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We left depressed. The clientele seemed to be mostly locals, so given the benefit of doubt we may have hit a bad night. The waitress was clueless and never looked at my wife. I could hear other tables easier than her explaining the specials. The...More

Thank STOC1173
WinchesterInn, Owner at Alchemy Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Hi, I'm so sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your meal with us. Thank you so much for taking the time to write and let us know your thoughts. I hope that you expressed your disappointment to the manager on staff at the time...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We visit here once a year and always great food and service. Steak tartare was bountiful portion and steak was great.

Thank BarryandJackie
WinchesterInn, Owner at Alchemy Restaurant and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for joining us! I'm so glad to hear that your yearly visit was everything you were looking for. Hope to see you again next year! Regards, Drew Gibbs Owner

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3 April 2016|
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Response from Linda B | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember exactly how many entrees there were on the real menu, but it was quite limited. They also have a nightly special. Also, the portions are not large so you will want to add soup or salad and dessert unless... More
6 April 2015|
Response from WinchesterInn | Property representative |
While we do handle groups of 15. We are not normally open for lunch but do on occasion set up luncheons with special menus. 15 is the minimal number of people for such events. The menus would be limited in scope but can... More
18 January 2015|
Response from WinchesterInn | Property representative |
We can change out cheeses in some cases. It depends on the flavor profiles and the cheeses on hand.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$39
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 S 2nd St, at the Winchester Inn, Ashland, OR 97520-2877
    (Hargadine St)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 541-488-1115
  • E-mail
Sept 1st, 2015 - Just named one of the Top 100 Restaurants for Foodies by OpenTable. We are a small fine dining restaurant that strives to use local ingredients to transmute our food, cocktails and dining experience into memorable evenings. We feature an award winning wine list with Certified Sommelier on staff to help, and inventive craft cocktails to wow the palate.
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