The Alchemist

225 St John's Hill , London, SW11 1TH

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SquareMeal Review of The Alchemist

For Battersea’s 20- & 30-somethings who want to party, but don’t fancy a full-on club, The Alchemist is where to be on St John’s Hill. Groovy wallpaper, a big bar & good-looking barmen adorn the interior, but by 9pm at the weekend, the decor is all rather irrelevant; there are so many people packed in here that the surroundings melt away. Still, if you want to celebrate your birthday by drinking cocktails & dancing to great tunes with your (& everyone else’s) friends, this bar is a great venue to do it. Noise levels prohibit much conversation inside after about 10pm, but at the back is an attractive little beer garden. While the kitchen can’t turn base metal into gold, it can conjure up a few pastas & burgers.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Clapham Junction Station 876m

Wandsworth Town Station 982m


Address: 225 St John's Hill , London SW11 1TH

Area: Battersea Clapham Junction

Opening times

Wed-Sun 5pm-12M (Fri-Sat -2am)

Nearby Landmarks

The Grand Theatre 822m

H.M. Prison Wandsworth 1km


Telephone: 020 7801 9650


Cuisine: Bars

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