Restaurants in Auburn AL

Thoughtfully Executed Fare

With a diverse range of dining for every palate, you can choose from some of the best restaurants in Auburn, AL, right at our hotel. Whether it’s creative plates made with farm-fresh ingredients or refined craft cocktails, find the very best tastes awaiting your arrival.

Our Restaurants

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Offering curated tasting dinners from Chef in Residence Tyler Lyne, as well as wines from Master Sommelier Thomas Price, 1856 – Culinary Residence has the country’s finest tasting-menu-only teaching restaurant - a truly unique and elevated experience where education meets experiential dining.


Hours of operation: 

Lunch: Tuesday – Saturday 11:30AM  2:00PM

Dinner: Tuesday – Saturday 6:00PM – 10:00PM

Closed Sunday & Monday

Bar Hours of Operation will mimic above.

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Choose from a tasty variety of food from around the world at this lively multi-concept food hall. From Malaysian street noodles and a burger bar to rustic pizzas and fresh salads, Hey Day Market offers something for everyone to enjoy.


Hours of operation: 

Daily 10:30AM  9:00PM 

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The Library

The Library is available exclusively for residents and guests of The Laurel Hotel and Spa. All food and beverage presentations are complimentary.


Hours of operation: 

Breakfast Presentation: 6:30 AM  10:30 AM

Lunch Presentation: 11:00 AM  2:00 PM

Afternoon Snacks Presentation: 4:00 PM  6:30 PM

Dessert Presentation: 7:30  10:00 PM

***The Laurel In-Room Dining Menu will also always be available in the Library.

The Library Menu

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Rooftop Lounge

Journey up to the Rooftop Lounge and enjoy the most stunning views in Auburn. Small plates are available and you can also rent this space for private functions.


Hours of operation: 

Sunday  Thursday 3:00 PM  10:00 PM

Friday & Saturday 3:00 PM  Midnight

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This micro coffee roastery and café serves up the freshest brews and specialty coffee drinks accompanied by delicious daytime bites. From bean to cup, the roastery immerses students in the hands-on process of coffee-making.


Hours of operation: 

Summer Hours: 8AM - 3PM

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Experience a state-of-the-art teaching brewery, tasting room, and microbiology laboratory all-in-one. The microbrewery will offer a one-of-a-kind space where the craft of brewing beer can be explored from all angles.


Opening March 2023