The Alchemist Cardiff


Step into a world of theatre served, as The Alchemist has become the talk of the town on St. Mary Street. This bar and restaurant specialises in the experiential with a cocktail menu second to none. Try the infamous sharing cocktail The Mad Hatters which features mind-bending science. This vodka and citrus-based cocktail is filtered before your very eyes before releasing a plume of fragrant smoke, heightening the senses and teasing the taste buds. 

Join the venue during the late night hours. Through their 'After Dark' drinks packages, you can book a drinks table post 10pm Thursday - Saturday. Through the online booking form, choose your drinks ahead of time, saving any hassle on the night. The venue is getting a great reputation as a place to end up at the weekend. 

What's more, start your weekend right with their Alchemy Cocktail Brunch. Enjoy 3 cocktails and any brunch dish for £28. A great way to sample the delights of this creatively weird venue, plus great value.

The all-day dining menu promises to showcase breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes from across the globe, including the likes of the Pancake Stack (with bacon or fruit), Crispy Curried Fish and grilled British Steak. But the cocktail menu will rightfully take centre stage. Armed with international spirits and flavoursome liqueurs, the expert mixologists will use a range of intriguing techniques to create each cocktail. With both classic recipes and contemporary options on offer, the bar promises to cater for a variety of moods and tastes. 

The festive season is here at The Alchemist. Discover an out of this world menu with cosmic cocktails and delicious dishes. 3 courses for just £32. Why not go extra for £55 and enjoy a creative cocktail on arrival, nibbles, all 3 courses and a digestif shot to finish the night!



  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Taking Bookings
  • No door charge normally
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 0:00
Tuesday 12:00 0:00
Wednesday 12:00 0:00
Thursday 12:00 0:00
Friday 12:00 0:00
Saturday 10:00 0:00
Sunday 10:00 23:00

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Saturday 24th December 2022 10:00 21:00
Saturday 31st December 2022 12:00 2:00



The Alchemist Cardiff, 117, St Mary's Street, CF10 1DY


City Centre


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Bar Snacks, Breakfast, Brunch, Christmas Lunch/Dinner, International, Vegan Friendly and Vegetarian Friendly food.

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