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10 Chill Restaurants In Lagos To Check Out ASAP

10 Chill Restaurants In Lagos To Check Out ASAP



agos is “the city that never sleeps.” It is always buzzing with activity, and one of the best ways to experience this energy is by trying out fun restaurants, which are splattered all over the region. One of my resolutions for the year is to consciously step foot outside my house (introverts will understand), which includes visiting cool spots in Lagos for food, drinks, and ambiance, as well as experiencing the infamous Lagos nightlife.

While populating my year’s visit list, these chill restaurants kept popping up. If you are searching for places to relax and enjoy a great meal, I’ve curated a helpful list of Instagrammable restaurants that understand the assignment.

Check out these chill restaurants in Lagos for an enjoyable stay…

#1. Gusto Restaurant

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Gusto Restaurant is a trendy restaurant that serves Asian and Mediterranean dishes in a chic and contemporary setting. The menu features various Asian cuisines, cocktails, and wines. Their teppanyaki is definitely worth a try. They also offer takeout and delivery services. Gusto Restaurant is located in the Victoria Island area of Lagos.

#2. Sketch

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This trendy new spot in Victoria Island is one of the best aesthetically-pleasing restaurants in Lagos. The unique feature of this restaurant is the Egyptian-themed artistic 2D/3D sketches on the walls and floors. Sketch offers a wide selection of cocktails and smoothies to choose from. Another catchy feature is their sip and paint sessions every Thursday. It’s a whole experience at this spot.

#3. Alice Garden

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Located in the heart of Ikeja Lagos, Alice Garden is an Alice in Wonderland-themed restaurant that serves various Chinese and Nigerian cuisines. They also offer vegetarian-friendly, vegan, and gluten-free dishes. This is one of the chill restaurants in Lagos that can boast tasty meals, a whimsical atmosphere, and great customer service. It is the perfect spot to relax and unwind after a long day.

#4. Kapadoccia

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This cozy and quaint cave-themed restaurant in Victoria Island is the perfect spot to relax and unwind with sumptuous cuisine. They have a wide selection of Turkish and Nigerian food to choose from, like Kebab rolls, Lahmacun, Alio Alio Pasta, Chicken Biryani, and much more. The restaurant has a beautiful setting and a great waterfront, making it a fantastic place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

#5. The Shed

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The Shed is found in the heart of Lekki, Lagos. This spot is a must-visit for anyone who loves continental cuisine. They have a wide variety of dishes to choose from, as well as cocktails, seafood, and appetizers. The Shed offers exceptional customer service. The colorful and serene atmosphere makes it a great spot for a fancy dinner out, although a reservation is required.

#6. Cafe Mesi

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Cafe Mesi is located in Lekki, Lagos. This restaurant offers a diverse menu featuring dishes from various countries around the globe. From Italian pasta to Mediterranean cuisine to pizza, there is something for everyone here. The colorful decor, great ambiance, and serene atmosphere make it one of the fun and enjoyable chill restaurants in Lagos to hang out in this new year.

#7. Safron Cafe

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Located in Ikeja, this chic and upscale cafe and bar is the perfect place to relax and unwind with a delicious meal. They have a wide selection of drinks to choose from, as well as various small chops, appetizers, and their double patty burgers are to live for. The cozy atmosphere and live music make it a great spot to hang out for a date night or a night out with friends.

#8. Marriot Hotel Ikeja

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The restaurant in this hotel offers international and vegetarian cuisine. From burgers to salads, you can have whatever you want at Marriot Hotel. They offer a variety of great dishes made with fresh, locally-sourced ingredients. The restaurant has a peaceful and serene setting to sit and enjoy your meal.

#9. Pizze-riah

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This trendy pizza spot in Victoria Island serves delicious wood-fired pizzas with numerous toppings to choose from. They also have a selection of pasta dishes, cheesecakes, tiramisu, and salads. The industrial-chic decor and lively atmosphere make it a great place to visit if you’re looking for a spot with an upbeat flair. If you’re craving scrumptious pizza on a cool afternoon, head straight to this spot and be spoiled for choice.

#10. Maple Restaurant

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This popular new spot in Lagos serves mouth-watering international cuisine. They offer one of the best sushi, seafood, maki mono, and cocktails you’ll ever taste in Lagos. Located in Lekki, customers will certainly enjoy the waterfront and refreshing ambiance. In addition, it boasts a large and beautiful seating area where you can sit and enjoy a romantic time with your partner while you eat.

Check out these other chill restaurants in Lagos

  • Terra Kulture
  • The Sky Restaurant
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Crust and Cream
  • Z Kitchen
  • King Fisher Africa
  • The Backyard Bar and Grill

Truthfully, we can’t exhaust the number of fine restaurants all over Lagos. For a good place to start, the aforementioned options offer something for everyone; tasty breakfast dishes, delicious seafood, Japanese, Italian, Asian, and numerous international cuisine, as well as refreshing cocktails. No matter what you’re in the mood for, irrespective of your budget, there’s always a cool new restaurant in Lagos ready to offer you nothing but the best.

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