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“Good ambiance, perfect for a drink with friends!”
Review of The Alchemist

The Alchemist
Ranked #1,301 of 10,969 Restaurants in Bangkok
Price range: US$0 - US$10
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, Pub, Wine Bar
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating
Neighbourhood: Sukhumvit
Description: A cocktail bar where the perfect alchemy of great music and exquisite drinks make a great night out. Live Music on Wednesday nights. Only a short walk from Nana BTS Station. Located in the popular Suk 11 Lane, close to the Suk 11 Hostel and Cheap Charlies. The Alchemist has a fully stocked bar and fantastic mixologists.
Bangkok, Thailand
Level 6 Contributor
570 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
“Good ambiance, perfect for a drink with friends!”
Reviewed 6 August 2014

The Alchemist (named after Coehlo's novel I guess since the walls are covered by his quotes) is a nice and small bar. Staff is friendly, some cocktails are quite original and very good, the ambiance is good, music is ok but not too loud which is perfect if you want to enjoy a drink while chatting with your friends!

  • Visited July 2014
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5 Thank BananaLu
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English first
Broome, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Great little bar tucked away off Soi 11”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

This little bar is tucked away in the little U shaped alley off Soi 11 behind Cheap Charlies. Along with some great restaurants, this place turned out to be a real hidden gem amongst all the cheap beer bars in this area.Great cocktails, top atmosphere but only a tiny place so get there early for a seat. We had great service from our waitress, from joining tables together to acommodate our group to drink recomendations. Not the chepest place to drink in Bangkok but if you want great drinks in a nice setting, give it a go.

  • Visited January 2014
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4 Thank Mark D
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New York City, New York
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fun bar!”
Reviewed 16 February 2014

live music, great fun drinks. The bartenders knew what they were doing. outdoor/indoor seating in a cute little area of touristy bars/restaurants

Visited January 2014
3 Thank tennis82
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Bangkok, Thailand
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Nicer atmosphere than its neighbors”
Reviewed 8 February 2014

It's a fairly swanky place for the u-soi on soi 11, and is competitively priced for drinks. The staff are super friendly and they communicate well. It can get a bit crowded during peak hours because of the space available, but I suppose that's a good problem to have. The owner seems pretty generous with her promotions and she's in tune with what her clientele are looking for. It's a nice place to start the night. I'm a bit puzzled by their mode of returning your change in a cup, but hey, whatever works. I will be back again.

Visited January 2014
4 Thank dustyjapanese
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Perth, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Awesome spot for a drink”
Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

Would totally go back here.
Amazing drinks. Loved the sangria!!! Prices are high for Thailand, but it's a groovy little spot to be seen.

Visited December 2013
2 Thank CherryPearce
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