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

  • 30th May 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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  • 1st June Reverend Bob & the Devil May Cares

    Toe tapping tunes from Bristol based acoustic country-folk band born out of a love of the American deep south and its rich musical heritage and tradition. Free event but donations welcome

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  • 8th June Flamenco Loco & dancer

    Following their immensely popular appearance last February, Flamenco Loco are returning to offer an evening of wonderful Live Flamenco with guitarist Cuffy, singer percussionist Kostka Garcia & dancer Amanda Frescura. Free event but donations welcome

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  • 13th June Olybird + Old Malt House Jazz Band

    French singer songwriter Olybird (pop, folk, soul & jazz) will open the evening, followed by our regular jazz band. Olybird at 8pm, jazz from 9pm Free event but donations welcome

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  • 14th June Scarlet Muses-Jazz & Swing Band based in Bristol

    Put on your dancing shoes and join us for a joyous evening of live swing music. Free event but donations welcome

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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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