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Eat & Drink at The Alex

For those seeking a Dublin city center hotel stay with a variety of high-quality dining options, The Alex is an excellent choice. The Carriage Restaurant and Secret Garden, two distinct dining spaces within the hotel, each boast their own unique ambiance, providing guests with a range of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.


The Carriage Restaurant

The Carriage is our chic and spacious restaurant, offering a comfortable setting for both dining and casual drinks. With a focus on locally-sourced ingredients and an extensive drinks menu, The Carriage is the ideal spot for breakfast, weekend brunch, lunch, cocktails or dinner during your stay at The Alex.

Brunch at The Alex
Brunch is served every weekend including Bank Holiday Mondays from 12pm to 3pm.
Brunch is available to both hotel residents and non residents. Please note that on weekends, our lunch menu is replaced by our brunch menu.

Breakfast is available to hotel residents in the mornings from 7am, while our all-day dining menu is open to residents from 12 noon to 10pm every day.

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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is a beautiful outdoor terrace located in The Alex Hotel, available for dining for hotel residents. With a gorgeous floral-inspired design, this outdoor dining spot is a hidden gem in the heart of Dublin City. The Secret Garden is the perfect choice for an indulgent brunch, lunch or al-fresco midweek dining, featuring a retractable roof to enjoy sky views and heaters for when it gets a little chilly.



Steam Café is the Alex Hotel’s in-house coffee shop, located beside the hotel lobby. Open Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 2.30pm, Steam serves up freshly-ground speciality coffee, treats and healthy snacks, offering sit in and takeaway options.

Located in the heart of Dublin, Steam is the ideal place to take a break from it all, to meet a friend or catch up on emails using our complimentary WiFi. Whether you want to sit and sip or grab and go, it is the perfect pitstop located just steps away from Merrion Square.


Room Service

Guests can avail of our room service day menu when staying at the Alex Hotel. Offering a section of lunch and dinner options available from 12pm until 9.15pm. Guests can call reception by pressing ‘0’ on their room phone to order room service.

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