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Alchemy Cork

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Cork’s Alchemy Coffee reconciles the irreconcilable.
Eoin Hurley’s funky room feels edgy, but it’s also one of the friendliest rooms in the city, because everyone here is completely chill. It’s hip, maybe even hipster – top knots for male staff; bare feet for girl staff – yet there isn’t a jot of self-consciousness about it. It looks like a second-hand book store, but it’s home to some of the best coffee curation on the island. Its demographic should, you might imagine, attract the students of the School of Philosophy and English Lit. at nearby University College Cork, yet there are ordinary decent Leesiders of all ages to be found in here, half the way up punky Barrack Street, at all and every time of the day.
Pulling these tensions together into a tight weave of great coffee, awesome sausage rolls, and fab sounds, makes for one of the great success stories of Cork city. Alchemy is unique.

51.8940228, -8.4798065
Eoin Hurley
123 Barrack Street, The Lough, Cork

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