Alchemy

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57 Penestanan Klod, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia, 80571

All raw, organic salad and juice bar cafe. All vegan except for honey. Sells organic produce, raw chocolate and desserts, raw vegan ice cream and snacks. Also a colonic hydrotherapy clinic. Open Mon-Sun 7:00am-9:00pm.

Category: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, All Raw

Reviews (33)

First Review by ggwyn

yummy food! - Edit

smoothie breakfast bowl with fresh fruits, almond milk and green juice is the best option to start the day the right way


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great but expensive - Edit

Food was delicious, but very expensive, especially if compared to normal Bali prices. And still use/sell honey and bee pollen.

Pros: good quality food

Cons: expensive


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Great raw food restaurant - Edit

I love Alchemy for their salad and smoothie bar. It's a perfect place for raw eaters but also for those how are getting accustomed with raw foods.
Their food is very tasty and good although sometimes overpriced. The raw vegan ice cream is basically blended frozen fruit which is yummy but for being only that quite overpriced.
And finally it would be high time they scrap honey and bee pollen from their menu especially because they claim to be vegan.

Pros: huge salad and smoothie bar, nice atmosphere , free infused water

Cons: honey and bee pollen listed under vegan in the men, quite expensive


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The place is packed but a lil deceptive in the menu - Edit

Ok, I've got a giant bone to pick with places that have signs and menu's that list "vegan" under products that are not. I really want to love this place because it is aesthetically lovely and who can't love the name but I'm majorly turned off when the waitress proclaims that everything is vegan and there is honey and bee pollen slathered all over the menu. For vegetarians I might give a 3 star but if I take into consideration their disrespect for veganism I might give it 1. Note: this is not an issue with its listing in HappyCow because it is listed correctly, I'm just disappointed for those who might wonder in off the street unaware and end up with a non vegan drink because of their dishonest menu. Come on Alchemy get with the times and drop the ecosystem destructive bee vomit slinging.

Pros: nice big place

Cons: deceptive honey and bee pollen laden menu, staff a bit indifferent to our desire to have vega


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worth the money - Edit

Good quality and great choices! They got a huge salad bar with exciting options, a just as big selection of raw cakes and some signature raw dishes like pizza, burgers.

Pros: healthy, creative


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Amazing vegan desserts!!! - Edit

My boyfriend and I went in craving something sweet and got two desserts each...all amazing! Haha! Drinks were great too, I'd definitely go back to try more off the menu.


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Fresh! - Edit

Fully raw vegan place. I love the make- your-own smoothie bowls option and the salads look amazing too!
The only issue is that the location isn't great as it's a fair distance from the centre of Ubud if you're travelling by foot.

Cons: Location


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great vegan ice cream - Edit

Only had the ice cream so far and loved every bit

Pros: vegan ice cream

Cons: a bit pricey


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Worth the walk up a hill - Edit

This was my favourite meal in Ubud. I'd been doing the rounds of the vegan cafes and Alchemy really stood out. Beautiful venue, fantastic selection of dishes, so fresh and tasty food, lovely and prompt service and good prices.
I only regret that I went there on my last day in Ubud. Will definitely eat here more often on my next visit to Bsli.

Pros: High standards in raw food, Creative & fresh, Lots of choices

Cons: Very busy road to walk along and uphill


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Great Raw Vegan Food - Edit

I've never seen so many amazing options for raw vegan food. The dishes all taste really great even though they are not huge portions but they're still quite filling. A great experience for anyone who is in to raw food. It's one of the best places I've ever seen. It's a large place and it's very popular with westerners and tourists.


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Lunch Time - Edit

Came here for lunch and had the Nacho Salad and PB&J Smoothie. The nacho salad was good but a lot spicier that i expected it would be. The smoothie was very nice and filling, however with chunks of strawberry at the bottom that would block the straw and that I couldn't get out to eat.


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Average. - Edit

Alchemy is an aesthetically pleasing cafe, however the food is fairly average in taste. The customer service was also lacking the usual Balinese overt friendliness.


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Pretentious atmosphere, mediocre food - Edit

Alchemy's food is pretty mediocre. If you've never had raw vegan, it could seem better than it is. They are unsuccessful in mastering the great challenges of raw vegan cooking--texture was poor, the nut based creams too heavy, everything was really salty, and a mint-chocolate dessert I tried tasted as if it were simply filled with mint flavored coconut oil. Another point is that there are no Balinese or Balinese-inspired dishes on the menu--odd.

The restaurant looks like "Instagram-in-real-life", meaning it feels phony and pretentious. While the food was just "ok", the atmosphere was uncomfortable and shallow. Many patrons were rude, haughty, loud, and imposing. People were parading themselves around as if they wanted everyone to know which level of enlightenment they attained in this morning's yoga class, as well as how much they spent on yoga clothes. It is perhaps more a place to be seen than it is anything else. Felt exclusionary and to cater to elitist tourism.

Pros: mostly vegan (honey), moderate price

Cons: horrible vibe, salty food, awkward service


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Nice smoothies.. however bit overpriced. - Edit

I had a piña colada smoothie from Alchemy and it was absolute heaven


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Organic food - Edit

Organic And tasty raw food in a nice enviroment . Good salads and cakes are really delicious . Look at the ingredients because they put honey inside most of them .
The price is a little bit expensive


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Great Flavours - Edit

I tried the BLT and the coconut bacon was amazing! So smoky and a great selection of ingredients.
The Buddha bowl was a great generous serve and the dressing was very tasty.
I also tried to Nachos with homemade corn chips and the salad was full of flavour.

Pros: the coconut bacon on BLT, The virgin Mojito

Cons: service was a bit slow even though it wasn't very , a few of the menu items we wanted to try were sold


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Good Raw, Great Potential - Edit

Overall the food is good, but not great like some other raw places. Portion sizes are small so you have to order a lot to fill up.

Pros: Lots of desserts, Good taste

Cons: Small portions, Nothing mind-blowingly delicious


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Resto pour yogis. - Edit

Le restaurant propose tout un choix de plats appétissants et un salade bar bien fourni. Ambiance un peu clichée de resto pour yogis.


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