The Alchemist to open in Cheltenham in 2020

The Alchemist bar and restaurant chain is to open a new venue next year at The Brewery Quarter in Cheltenham.

The new theatrical restaurant and bar, will take over a 4,539 square foot site, as it brings its ‘celebration of the unconventional, dark and controversial’ to the area.

The Alchemist will join a dozen restaurants and bars including The Botanist, The Cosy Club, Brewhouse & Kitchen, Babel, Five Guys, Nando’s and Prezzo.

For leisure, there's DW Fitness, Lost World Golf, and Hollywood Bowl, plus a Cineworld Cinemas with IMAX, 4DX and ViP screens is opening end of August.

Nikki Kontarines, Asset Manager for The Brewery Quarter, said, “We’re delighted to welcome The Alchemist to the tenant portfolio as our next big opening. It’s a perfect fit for the leisure and lifestyle mix that we are creating.

“The Alchemist is yet another aspirational tenant we’ve been keen to secure, further cementing The Brewery Quarter as a high quality regional leisure destination. With the multimillion pound Cineworld expansion and refurbishment finishing in August this year, there’s a real buzz and the anticipation of the arrival of The Alchemist is incredibly exciting.”

The Alchemist describes itself as ‘theatre served’ with ‘molecular mixologists and demons in the kitchen’. It has sites in Birmingham, Cardiff, Chester, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham and Oxford.