Eat & Drink
Premium Dining Offerings
Eat & Drink at The Alex
With multiple dining offerings under one roof, The Alex is the perfect choice for a central hotel stay with premium dining for any occasion. Each of our dining spaces have their own unique character, providing you with a variety of choices for dining during your stay at the Alex, day or night.
We’ve recently been voted as one of the top places to dine in the city, featuring as one of Open Table’s Diner Choice Award Winners 2022.
The Carriage Restaurant
The Carriage is our stylish and spacious restaurant located on the ground floor, the perfect place for dining or casual drinks. Offering fresh, locally-sourced food and an extensive drinks menu in a relaxed setting, the Carriage is designed with your comfort in mind and is ideal for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner during your stay with us at The Alex.
Brunch is served from 11.30am-3pm on weekends instead of our lunch menu.
Breakfast is served for hotel residents only in the mornings from 7am while residents can enjoy our all day dining menu from 12 noon to 10pm daily. Walk-in guests are invited to lunch where availability allows around our hotel guests.
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.
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 12.00pm until 9.15pm. Guests can call reception by pressing ‘0’ on their room phone to order room service.