Alchemy 198 is a Bar & Gallery set at the heart of Gloucester Road Central, Bristol

Open Tues, Weds, Thurs, Fri 5 – 11.45pm and Saturday 2pm – 12.30am. Mondays and Daytimes for special events and requests.

Alchemy 198 offers funky cocktails, local gins & craft beers, freshly ground coffee and a lovely range of teas and coffee in a relaxed, beautiful setting. We put on a wide range of events from live music to comedy.

Our Downstairs Gallery has changing exhibitions. It can be hired for parties meetings, launches, supper clubs, acoustic music, social gatherings and more.

Email with your requests and ideas.

Upcoming Events

  • 19th June Funny Women Comedy Night & Workshop

    Everyone's welcome to enjoy our monthly open mic comedy night, hosted by Louise Leigh

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  • 20th June Green Mingle on Clean Air Day

    Do you care about our environment, want to make a difference & connect with like minded locals? Come along on Clean Air Day & help shape our monthly Green Mingles

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  • 21st June Alexa? Tell Us A Dad Joke

    Solo show by comedian Alexa, a regular at our Funny Women nights.

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  • 22nd June Cajun Swamp Club present Lil Jim

    A special guest evening of Cajun & Zydeco music (and possibly lots more besides!) from LilJim - the front man of ace Cajun band The Po'Boys

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  • 25th June Acoustic Open Mic Night

    Our Open Mic Night takes place the last Tuesday of every month. Co-ordinated by the talented Lindsay Bullamore everyone is welcome to have a go, or just come and listen. This is a good way to see if you'd like to play a longer set on a different night

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  • 27th June Trad Jazz with Andy Leggatt & friends

    Our in house professional Jazz player, the wonderful Andy Leggatt, plays and invites friends to join him

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  • 28th June Fandjangos – Gypsy Jazz

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  • 4th July Whiskey Hill play Independence Day

    Hailing from Bristol (via Madison, Wisconsin) Whiskey Hill are a 5 piece acoustic bluegrass band playing a range of bluegrass standards & classic country songs with the odd murder ballad thrown in. The band will be playing on the evening of 4th July but plan to whet your appetites and liven up Gloucester Road on the afternoon of Saturday 22nd. Free event but donations in hat welcome!

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  • 10th July Green Mingle with Larkham & Hall

    Catch up with friends and enjoy award-winning americana and alt-country from songwriting duo Larkham & Hall.

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