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Alchemy

Alchemy

Alchemy

Alchemy (8 Amman Square, Dokki, Cairo) — on a quiet square, off the busy Mohy El Din Abu El Ezz Street, a mysterious, dark, basement door conceals the loud buzz of excitement from the crowded bar beyond it. The gold walls contrasted with deep reds and blacks exudes a majestic aura and the large mirrors and gargoyle type masks adorning the walls continued to add to the otherworldly atmosphere. Given that Egypt is a muslim country, Alchemy has a vast selection of alcohol – the spirits in particular, which were largely imported. There is also a pleasing and extensive selection of local wines – red, white and rosé – served by glass, a carafe or as a bottle.