Poison-Inspired Cocktail menu at The Alchemist

If you love playful and theatrical cocktails, you have to visit The Alchemist bar in London. They launched their brand-new cocktail menu earlier this year, and it’s designed to bring more fun and spark into late night drinking.



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The Alchemist


The Alchemist Bar Old Street

The Alchemist Bar, Old Street, London

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When it comes to molecular mixology, The Alchemist is definitely one of the most creative cocktail bars in London.

With 5 different locations all over the city, their expert mixologists are ready to amaze you with theatrical cocktails that change colour, produce endless bubbles or even a light show.


Molecular Madness


Lava Lamp Cocktail at The Alchemist

‘Lava Lamp’ Cocktail at The Alchemist

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The Alchemist bars regularly change their cocktail menu to surprise their guests with the most insane cocktails. Their experienced bartenders are all masters in the dark arts of molecular mixology with obsessive eye for detail and demonic brewing skills.


This year, they launched their brand-new menu that includes special late-night cocktail creations such as ‘Cosmic Oysters’, ‘French Kiss’ or ‘Lava Lamp’, just to name a few.


French Kiss Cocktail at The Alchemist

‘French Kiss’ Cocktail at The Alchemist

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Having a naughty weekend? Say Bonjour the ‘French Kiss’ cocktail. It’s a sexy blend of Ketel One Vodka, Mouse Kingdom Dark Berries, Raspberry, Pineapple, Cranberry, Citrus, Meringue and Popping Candy placed on a tongue cheekily poking out from the glass, waiting for to be licked.


Cosmic Oysters Cocktail at The Alchemist

‘Cosmic Oysters’ Cocktail

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Cosmic Oysters is perfect to share with friends. They are served in oyster-shaped metal shells sitting on glimmering crushed ice. You can order two or four, depending on your party size.


Cosmic Oysters are a light and refreshing blend of Bombay Presse Gin, Limoncello, Yuzu, Disco Blue, and Passionfruit Pearls. Just sip directly from their sells just like real oysters.


Pick Your Poison Cocktail at The Alchemist

‘Pick Your Poison’ Cocktail at The Alchemist

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Another insane cocktail is the ‘Pick Your Poison’ which is served in a Chinese trick teapot, called ‘assassins teapot’. The pot has secret chambers allowing the server to pour two completely different drinks depending on where they put their finger on the pot. This trick teapot was used in China during the Ming Dynasty to assassinate enemy.


Despite of its name, the late-night cocktail extravaganza is actually available all day, so you don’t have to wait for the night to try them. They, however, undoubtedly in their full glory in the dark or under dim light.


Kids are allowed in The Alchemist until 8pm accompanied by an adult. Kids menu also available.


Feel free to bring your furry friend along, as The Alchemist is dog-friendly and always welcome doggos with open paws.


2-course and 3-course Christmas menu will be available from 20th November until 24th December 2023. More info here.





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