A stunning new Alchemist Bar & Restaurant will open at MediaCityUK at the beginning of September.

The ambitious £1.2m development will have its own distinctive identity and eye-catching interior design.

Located in a prime waterside location between The Lowry Theatre and MediaCityUK, Manchester-based Reid Architects and construction specialist Artez Group have created a landmark, futuristic building with bold and modernist features, from the angular blackened steel and bronze bar to the dazzling gold clad roof and walls.

The bar wraps around from the interior to the enclosed outdoor terrace which will be ideal for alfresco drinking and dining, offering sweeping views of the water and the surounding area which still gives a glimpse of the enduring and fascinating legacy of Salford’s industrial heritage.

Open all day for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the drinks menu will offer a cocktail selection that is second to none including classics such as the Smokey Old Fashioned and new additions such as the Battenberg.

The venue will have 96 covers in a 4,900 sq ft space and will create up to 60 jobs in the area.

“This will be our eleventh Alchemist in the UK and a significant one for the brand,” says The Alchemist managing director Simon Potts.

“This particular building has a unique and visionary design aesthetic as befitting our location, and the team are really looking forward to welcoming everyone who works and lives in this vibrant waterside community.”

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