A chic, modern atmosphere which serves up a wide variety of concoctions that smoke, pop and bubble.
The name is rather fitting.
The Alchemist New York Street opened in August after the growing success of the original bar in Spinningfields.
The design is faultless, with every detail made to look like an Apothecary.
Last week I slipped out of work to meet my Mum for lunch.
Ever the professional, I opted for a non-alcoholic alcoholic drink.
The range of faux cocktails is impressive, you feel like you're sipping a martini whilst actually drinking fruit juice.
We ordered a selection of 'Tapatizers' to share.
Our server Kat made suggestions, all of which we took and more.
She's the kind of girl who becomes part of your conversation you almost wish she could grab a drink with you and pull up a chair.
The chicken wings are served in a smoking skull.
A certain talking point for the table and succulent chicken that falls off the bone all in one!
Now, you can't experience a bar properly without sampling the drinks.
So I did what any normal person would do. I went back.
These photos are from Instagram so they're not the best, but they do the job.
The Alchemist know what they're doing and the staff are always on it.
Hit whichever one is closest to you and you'll be receiving some of the best service and drinks in Manchester.