Lagosians could complain everyday about money, but you’ll still find people dining in top restaurants in Lagos and hanging out in the most expensive places every other day of the week.
Visiting restaurants in becoming lifestyle, and you can’t blame anyone because a lot of these restaurants are getting it right – food, aesthetics and vibes combined.
Here are our 5 Top restaurants in Lagos right now
Métisse brings a fusion of Asian flavors to Lagos as the first and only pan-Asian restaurant in the city. It is situated on the second floor of the AIM Plaza, between its sibling restaurants Café Royal and Chocolat Royal. With its sea-themed décor and exotic food and cocktail menu, Métisse achieves its aim of blending the tastes of Asia with the seascapes of Lagos. Chilli prawn and Mongolian beef are menu highlights and there is often live music to accompany them.
Lagos’ premier arts, education and food centre, Terra Kulture has been a leading promoter of Nigerian culture since 2004. The food court at Terra Kulture celebrates the very best of Nigerian cuisine, offering an ample choice of locally grown and traditional gastronomic delights, such as the ofada rice, catfish and boiled yam or plantain. Not only is the food quintessentially Nigerian, but so is the food court’s décor of hand-crafted wooden furniture, and even the waiter’s uniforms. When visitors have finished dining, they can view the rich Nigerian art on display in the adjoining gallery space by travelling across the bridge located in the restaurant.
Since 2004, Bungalow restaurant has been bringing the best of global gastronomy to Lagos, from pizzas to burgers to crepes and fajitas. There is also live jazz music every Thursday, which contributes to the restaurant’s lively atmosphere. The restaurant has a modern twist too, as food is ordered from iPads located at the table.
For a taste of Mexico in Lagos, Bottle Restaurant tops every list. Renowned for their fajitas and frozen margaritas, Bottle’s Restaurant also brings the lively and homely atmosphere of Mexico to Lagos.
The restaurant got its name from the various bottles decorating the premises, which were gathered from the delta, having been thrown in by sailors and traders through the centuries.
Together with live music and the restaurant’s colourful interior design, Bottle’s Restaurant achieves its aim of a Mexican home away from home.
Eko Sky Restaurant and Lounge
A great way to take a break from the busy streets of Lagos is the Sky Restaurant and Lounge at the Eko Hotel, the highest restaurant in the city.
With unbeatable views of the city and the Atlantic Ocean, the Sky Restaurant and Lounge takes diners on a round-the-world tour, with Nigerian, Asian, European and North American food available.
The cuisine is complemented by a delectable wine and cocktail range. This, combined with the restaurant’s tranquil atmosphere, means the Sky Restaurant and Lounge should be at the top of any visitor’s list.