"A low-key pub-style restaurant featuring a creative menu and an outstanding beer and wine selection."

56 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 636-4385 serving: Park Slope
open:Mon-Thu: 12:00pm-11:00pm Friday: 12:00pm-12:00am Saturday: 11:00am-12:00am Sunday: 11:00am-11:00pm

Sidewalk Score: 7 out of 10
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Restaurants, New American, Mastercard Accepted, Dine At The Bar, Late Night Dining, Visa Accepted, $$, American Express Accepted, Traditional American, Open 7 Days, Central European,

The Low Down


When to Go: The bar is open from 5pm to 2am every night.

Brunch: The rib-sticking theme continues in dishes such as Guinness pancakes and a fried skate sandwich.

What to Drink: Among the cocktails, the Gin Smith ($9) is a potent, not too sweet mix of Tanqueray and pear puree, while Blue Point Toasted Lager on tap ($5) pairs up well with the hearty fare.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

Forget the trendy gastropub debate: The satisfying fare at this cozy Park Slope spot creates a buzz of its own.
by Justin Hartung at Citysearch

The Scene
Though the term "gastropub" is much disputed among foodies, most would agree this Park Slope contender gets the look right. Formerly a hardware store, the inviting space matches the laid-back elan of the yuppie/hipsters…
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Wonderful food & bev, for all seasons
By AVR at Citysearch

Alchemy is a great spot. The food is consistently delicious. As cozy as the warm glow is on an autumn afternoon, or a cold winter evening, do not m... Read More

Great brunch in Park Slope
By Diana Q at Insider Pages

Alchemy is great for brunch--haven't tried it for anything else. Good choices--lots of eggs, but also non-egg dishes. Bloody Mary's are good, too. ... Read More

Don't Bother Unless You Like Lousy And Rude Service Before You Even Sit Down.
By SpriandMari at Citysearch

At first, this cramped little place seemed to invite with its charmingly rustic decor. Shame all that had to be ruined by the cattiness of the wait... Read More

Great Brunch and Bloody Mary's
By Medusa75 at Citysearch

Haven't been here for dinner, but the brunch menu is terrific and the best Bloody mary I've had in the neighborhood. The waitstaff were really swee... Read More

Great Happy Hour, Overpriced (though tasty) Food
By lexislee2002 at Citysearch

So my co-workers and I have been here plenty of times for happy hour and the two-for-one well drink special is well worth it. However, we've taken... Read More