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Alchemy Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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90 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 2526
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 12:00 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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Point Cook, Australia
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212 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a lovely dinner and wine at Alchemy Restaurant in Launceston. Great food, service and lovely location. Clean, fast meal service and friendly staff, Thanks to the staff and chef for a pleasant dining experience.

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Thank AussiesvisitUSA
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time in Launceston and this was one of the places open on Good Friday. Really amazing food and the service was impeccable.

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Thank Rudo M
Hobart, Australia
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for breakfast. Service was cold and made you feel like an inconvenience. Coffee was ordinary and food tasteless. Thought it would be hard to go wrong with poached eggs on toast. Water from the eggs had soaked through the bread and made it soggy. Yuck! Disappointing experience as we sat out in the warm sun and a nice... More 

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1 Thank Angel68_12
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Homemade schnitzel for the parmigiana topped with beautifully cooked vegetables or salad. Lovely chips. Exceptional service. A short wait on a busy night. We were apologised to and given complimentary fries for our wait time which we actually weren't concerned with and didn't feel was that long. Here for four nights, will probably come back.

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Thank Kylie-Ann L
Port Elliot
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187 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chips hand cut - a good sign! Well cooked and crispy. Salt and pepper squid well coojef- juicy and tender. Had a vegan on board. The bean burger was tasty though filling a little stodgy Overall impressed

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Thank llsaPortElliot
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

After a week in TAS and sampling all types of bars and pubs this place was a stand out. Service was A1, very knowledgeable about the drinks and promoted the area well. Both managers were very friendly which was great for me as a solo traveler. Thanks guys, will come again. Oh , and the food aint bad either.

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Thank Polyester03
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner our first night in Launceston, as the street vibe looks good. She had the lamb fillet, and I had the wallaby. Both dishes were overcooked, and the meat was tough. The flavours and presentation were good, so a minor issue spoiled the meal for us. We returned for a drink a week later, mid afternoon,... More 

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Thank Andrew T
Glen Burnie, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We always go here for a couple of Fat Yaks before "whatever" but haven't eaten here. Have seen the food and chatted with others who have and would appear ok. We usually go for something different to what we can get at home, so we look for different culture quisines.

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Thank 239brian
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for a wine with my partner and a snack. Wine was fine however food was average - got the 'Duo of Dips' but the hummus was clearly off (smelled and tasted terribly). When the bar man was informed of this he just said nobody else had complained - terrible customer service.

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Thank Rachel K
Zac S, Public Relations Manager at Alchemy Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Rachel, I am very disappointed to hear how this was handled. Please accept my apology on behalf of the team, if you could contact me on zac@tphospitality.com.au I would love the opportunity to set things right. Thanks for taking the time to leave us feedback. More 

Launceston, Australia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I hadn't been here for a very long time but a friend suggested we meet here for lunch and I'm very glad we did. Great food, a busy, fun vibe and friendly, professional service (which is a big improvement on previous visits).

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Thank Alex M
Zac S, Public Relations Manager at Alchemy Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Alex! Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review! Such lovely feedback about our service levels, it's a pleasure to pass that onto our team. Glad you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again sometime soon :) More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 George St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 2526

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?