Bar & Dining

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Bar & Dining

At the Grand Canal Hotel, we are proud to promote quality Irish food served in a relaxed environment, with a friendly professional service in each of our dining outlets.  Choose from The Waterbank Gastro Bar or the quieter Canal Express Coffee Shop & Bar to enjoy plenty of dining options within setting foot outside the hotel.

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Canal Express

Located in the hotel lobby, our Canal Express Coffee Shop and Bar is renowned for its great food and coffee.  Our team work hard to create mouth-watering menus to suit everyone, ensuring there is always something for every taste.

Indulge in delicious dishes that combine the freshest ingredients with the fabulous flavours that you would expect from a hotel based in the city centre.  Canal Express is the perfect place to relax, with a morning and evening menu that is served in the comfort of lobby lounge.

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Epic Restaurant

Our Epic Restaurant is located on the ground floor of the Grand Canal Hotel.  The restaurant serves the best, freshly prepared buffet breakfast with a delicious choice of full Irish & continental options with freshly prepared vegetable & fruit juices.

Visit us daily from 7 am until 10 am Monday to Friday and up until 11 am on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

Click here to view our Breakfast Menu.

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The Waterbank Gastro Bar

The Waterbank is open to guests every day from 12:00pm. Join us for lunch or dinner, served daily until 10pm, for delicious dishes, carefully curated by our team of chefs using only the best of local ingredients.

Or why not make a night of it with our small bites and extensive drinks list. With a dedicated cocktail bar, comprehensive wine menu, large selection of local and global beers and the best spirits, The Waterbank is unmatched.

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In Room Dining

Our In-Room Dining menu offers a wide variety of choices.

We  have chosen a selection of dishes, some traditional favourites
and other new delights for you to savour.

Click here to view our In-Room Dining Menu.

Private Parties or Events

Epic Restaurant is also a great venue for any event from a birthday, private lunch or dinner to an intimate wedding.  We can cater for up to 120 people and we are happy to help you with your requirements whether it be a sit down dinner, buffet, light fair or soup and sandwiches.

Click here to make an enquiry and let us look after your upcoming event!

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3 reasons to stay with us


Flexible to change dates 


Only a 7 minute walk 


A rare find in Dublin City 

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