Bristol

Great achievement: The Alchemist is to invest £4.5m on three new openings

Triple opening plans for The Alchemist

By Mark Wingett, MCA

The Alchemist, the Palatine Private Equity-backed cocktail bar and restaurant concept, is to invest £4.5m on three new openings, including its first moves into the south west and Wales.

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Pub chef opinion: Pioneering quality food in the west

By Josh Eggleton

Perhaps it goes without saying, but I love to cook. So it will come as no surprise that eating out is one of my favourite pastimes. Not only is eating good food in good company enjoyable, but I always find something to learn.