The Suffolk Coast
  • The Alex Brasserie Felixstowe on the Suffolk Coast
  • The Alex Cafe Bar & Brasserie - Exterior
  • The Alex Cafe Bar & Brasserie - View

The Alex Café Bar & Brasserie

Offering panoramic sea views, The Alex has a fabulous seafront setting just across from the promenade in Felixstowe where you can watch the world go by whilst enjoying great food and drink!

The Café Bar on the ground floor, offers a full range of drinks plus a menu featuring breakfasts and the Café Favourites in a relaxed setting. Order a freshly ground coffee and a slice of cake, partake of a jug of cocktail or Adnams bitter and chill out on the large heated patio overlooking the sea.

The Alex Brasserie, on the first floor (lift access) is an informal venue offering seafood, grill and classic brasserie style fayre. The full menu is complemented by a set menu available noon till 6pm, Monday to Friday and a choice of traditional roasts on Sundays.

New... Afternoon Tea in The Alex Brasserie

The new addition of afternoon tea in The Alex Brasserie is now available Monday - Friday, 3pm to 5pm (excluding public holidays). The menu includes freshly baked scones, freshly made sandwiches and a choice of teas and coffees.

A lovely way to spend the afternoon whilst enjoying the amazing sea views.

Booking is recommended.

As a special introductory offer if you pre-book an Afternoon Tea for April you can enjoy a free glass of Prosecco.

Easter in The Brasserie

Bookings are being taken for the Easter weekend. Traditional roasts will be available both Easter Sunday and Easter Monday along with chef's specials and our full menu.

Live Music in The Alex Café Bar

On Easter Sunday there will be live music in The Café Bar. The Outlines will be performing from 9pm. Entry is free, bar till 12.

Make the most of the long weekend.

Jazz East

On Sundays, The Brassiere hosts Jazz East, an informal jazz club featuring a changing line up of world class musicians, and entrance is free. The Brasserie is open all day, every day and benefits from an unrivalled, panoramic sea view.

For more information regarding dates, line-ups and the fabulous musicians already booked please visit

To accommodate Jazz East, last seating for a la carte food service in The Brasserie will be at 7pm. After which orders will be taken at the bar for the Café Bar menu, bar snacks and, of course drinks! 

(On Sundays when there is no jazz, the last seating for a la carte food service will be at 8.30pm)

Dogs are very welcome on the patio area but not inside The Alex.

"The Alex has built an enviable reputation amongst local restaurateurs as the destination bar and restaurant of the area." Coast Magazine

Free wifi Dog friendly Wheelchair Accessible