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Set to open on 15 June, The Lex will send a nod to the food and venues of New York – the birthplace of W Hotels.

But while taking inspiration from a New York-style grill, the menu will be a showcase of local produce from Southeast Queensland.

“Inspired by the birthplace of W Hotels in New York City, The Lex builds strongly on the W origin story and not only brings a highly sought-after dining experience to Brisbane, but one that connects us with our brand globally,” says W Brisbane General Manager Haldon Philp.

Chef de Cuisine Pawel Klodowski (Three Blue Ducks and Noosa Beach House) will lead the kitchen, with the menu set to star hyperlocal produce and the stories behind them.

“I put all my heart into carefully crafting every step of the dining journey along with the team and it’s been an incredible feeling to see this coming to life,” says Klodowski.

“I can’t wait to reveal the experience to Brisbanites and guests to the city and showcase the unique culinary experience we’ve curated here.”

For the launch, The Lex is promoting a Wine & Dine package, where guests can book overnight accommodation with valet parking and breakfast plus receive a $100 dining voucher for the new restaurant.