A room with a view.

The Alex Brasserie occupies the first floor of The Alex (lift access), thus affording it magnificent panoramic sea views of Felixstowe's south beach, the principality of Sealand, and one of the world's busiest shipping lanes. This informal but snazzy venue offers fresh seafood, grill and classic brasserie style dishes. Open all day, 364 days of the year, our a la carte menu is complemented by our weekly set price lunch menu, available noon till 6pm Monday to Friday, and Felixstowe's Catch of the Day on our specials boards. In season, you can see the lobster pot flags from your table. Our booking policy:

There is no need to book, however we do understand that sometimes the reassurance of a reservation is preferable, therefore we do take a certain number of bookings (we book out in full on special occasions such as Mother's Day, Easter Sunday etc.).  At busy times we have a greet and seat policy.  In the event of a short wait you are welcome to enjoy a drink at the bar tables whilst you peruse the menu.  If you are off to enjoy a show at The Spa Pavilion we recommend booking and allowing 2 hours before the start of your show.

To make a reservation please call 01394 282958. We can also cater for large parties by arrangement, however, we are always open and do not generally accommodate private functions.

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What’s on atTHE ALEX BRASSERIE

Jazz East returns

Jazz East returns on Sunday 8th September and starting the season off we have Roger Beaujolais (vibes), Nigel Virley (piano) & Rob Palmer (double bass).
Jazz East is a Sunday evening club that brings some of the UK's greatest jazz musicians to Felixstowe. 
World class music from 8pm, a great atmosphere and free entrance - the best Sunday night out for miles around! For more info re dates, line-ups and the fabulous musicians already booked click here Jazz East Website.

Lobster & fresh fish

Lobster is now available on The Brasserie specials board whenever possible (as often as the local fishermen are able to provide them to us).  You can enjoy it cold with new potatoes, house salad & garlic butter, or thermidor, subject to availability.
Enjoy our fresh cod or haddock battered and served with crushed minted peas, chips and tartare sauce. We are currently also sourcing some beautiful Mersea Island Rock oysters, served simply with a red wine and shallot vinegar.  
(Availability is subject to weather and the demand, so cannot be guaranteed at any time).

**OFFER** Cocktail of the Week for £5

Each week we offer one of our amazing cocktails from the menu for £5, all day, every day. Currently it's Espresso Martini (plenty of Vodka & Tia Maria, a shot of Espresso, sweetened & shaken over ice); changing to Sugar & Spice (double rations of Copper House Gin, a spot of Cointreau, sweetened with elderflower & strawberry cordials & spiced with pink peppercorns & fresh lime) on Thursday 22nd August.
See the full cocktail menu.

Coffee Frappé

For the summer we've introduced new flavours of coffee frappé (double espresso milkshake made with Mövenpick ice cream) including mocha, caramel, peanut butter, chocolate & hazelnut or gingerbread.  Perfect for coffee lovers on a summers day.

Vegan Menu

We offer a full Vegan Menu. 
Ask staff about our choice of vegan wine and beers to enjoy with your meal.
See the full menu vegan menu

Our Larger Party Menus

If you would like to book for a party of 15 people or more, we do request that your meals are pre-ordered enabling our chefs to prepare your food quickly and efficiently, and our waiting staff to serve you as a group. For parties of 20 or more we offer a 2 or 3 course menu which includes bottled water, and tea or coffee.
We can accommodate parties of up to 75 people, however, please note, we do not offer private functions, as we are committed to The Brasserie being open at all times to all our customers.
To enquire about a party booking or for more information, please call 01394 282958.
Click to see our 2 course menu, or 3 course menu.

Afternoon Tea

We offer a simple afternoon tea in The Alex Brasserie. 
Available by booking only, Monday - Friday, 3pm to 5pm (excluding public holidays). The menu includes freshly baked fruit scones with Tiptree jam and Cornish clotted cream, freshly made sandwiches and a choice of teas and coffees. You can also add a glass of Prosecco for extra sparkle.
A lovely way to spend the afternoon whilst enjoying the amazing sea views.
Click here to see the  afternoon tea menu.
Please note, we are unable to take same day bookings.

Sunday roasts (and bank holiday Mondays)

A choice of 2 classic roasts each week, with Yorkshire pud and all the trimmings, served all day or until we run out! 

Set menu

Our set menu is priced at £14 for 2 courses or £18 for 3 courses. It is available Monday to Friday, from noon to 6pm, (excluding public holidays) so as well as lunch it can also be enjoyed as an early or pre-theatre supper.
Please note - this menu is subject to weekly changes according to market and seasonal variations and cannot be pre-booked or adapted for large parties. Click here to see our Set Menu.

**OFFER** Happy Hour(s)

Everyday between 5pm and 7pm - all our house wines are available at £15.50 a bottle, all draught pints are only £3.50 and all our cocktails by the glass are just £6.

Gift Cards

Want to treat someone or say thank you? Our smart silver gift cards can be bought for any multiple of £5 (£10 minimum) from Café Bencotto or The Alex. They can be used at any Yeo Group venue, anytime.
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