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Top 10 Restaurants and Cafes you should visit in Lagos Mainland


This is a spot that adds to the beauty and variety in Lagos. The restaurant is rated No 8 out of 30 restaurants in Ikeja. The restaurant is known for its cozy atmosphere that provides a nice ambience for its guests.

The restaurant provides a variety of meals for its guests ranging from cocktails, to drinks, to its top highlights- Barbecue and chips, burgers, mozzarella-, regular Maki platter  and Burgers.

Bungalow Restaurant also involves every customer in the cooking process by using the Japanese method of cooking—Teppanyaki, which is an Japanese cooking technique of cooking before your patrons. The restaurant comprise a restaurant, a section for private gatherings and or outdoor relaxation for catching a sport show in an amazing ambience. The restaurant is relentless upgrading its customers experience and as such, it is a top place to visit in Lagos.

Bungalow restaurant is located at 9 Adekunle Fajuyi Way, Ikeja GRA101001, Ikeja.


La Mango Restaurant and Lounge is set in a serene environment and this adds to its appeal and guarantees a memorable experience to its guests. The restaurant is known for its quality and consistent service delivery  which adds colour to the whole experience. The restaurant and lounge boasts of both facilities like a poolside section that can take up to a hundred people at once, a VIP lounge that can accommodate forty people, a roof top terrace that introduces that open air feel and can take up to one hundred and twenty people, and a dining area that can seat up forty people.

In the night, the ambience in the lounge transforms into a romantic one and makes it a good choice for a romantic outing.

The restaurant menu covers a wide range of delicious, affordable, and well prepared meals that range from continental and local  dishes to drinks, and cocktails. The restaurant is an ultimate destination for hanging out with friends, family, partners or work colleagues. The restaurant is located at 3A Adekunle Fakuyi Way, Ikeja GRA, 101233, Lagos.



Golden Eagles Spur is a family style restaurant located in Landmark House, 52-54 Isaac John Street,  Ikeja GRA, Lagos.

The restaurant expanded from South Africa and internationally since 1967. The restaurant’s décor is colourful, relaxed, and somewhat homey. The restaurant features comfy furnitures, potted plants, dropping lamps and touches of art.  Spur Ikeja also features a children playground with fun rides that are kid friendly.

The restaurant’s menu contains mouthwatering dishes like calamari strips, pizza, smokey Jollof Rice, prawns, steaks, cheeseburger, waffles, and more. They also offer drinks like milkshakes, cocktails, liqueurs and more. Be sure to go through their menu to pick the right meal for yourself.

Spur Ikeja provides you with good service, food, and ambience. It is an ideal location for hangouts with family or friends, and even office hangouts.


Yellow Chilies is a trendy restaurant in the heart of Ikeja. The restaurant offers Nigerian delicious and ethnic with an extensive range of gourmet meals and local spicy foods such as pepper soup, spicy stewed snails, seafood Okra and Prawn made with fresh ingredients with lots of herbs. Their Jollof Fiesta is a delectable dish to die for. Ordering is easy, as guests are given menus to order and there are waiters waiting to get your orders. 

Opens 12:00 pm to midnight  (Everyday).

Main dish starts from ₦3000. It is located at 35, Joel Ogunaike Street, Ikeja, Lagos.


If you appreciate quality, style, and the value of money all in a cozy and beautiful environment, then The Orchid Bistro Café is for you. The café as its name already implies is themed around its breathtaking orchid and the quaint and elegant scenery it lends to the café as a whole.

The café’s menu features exquisite meals including their infamous Baby Back ribs and apple crumbs which come highly recommended.

The Orchid Bistro café blends providing its customers with excellent food in a beautiful ambiance. As such, it is a yes for most Lagosians.

The Café has a  branch in 58a Isaac John Street, Ikeja GRA.


The Pool Terrace Bar is the cool spot for you. The Pool Terrace Bar offers a fantastic atmosphere to relax, unwind and have a great meal or sweet treat throughout the day. Unwind after a long day at one of the best bars in Lagos and enjoy a cold beer or exotic cocktails! Hang out and enjoy live band music at the WAZOBIA night every Friday from 5pm. Wazobia Night at the Pool Terrace Bar, Sheraton Hotel Lagos, has become a weekly fun event you do not want to miss.

Every Friday, visit The Pool Terrace Bar to kick start your weekend and be part of the live band entertainment and exciting atmosphere. Experience Alfresco dining and enjoy their happy hour and complimentary snacks


Bamboo Lounge is a very unique place with a large poolside lounge, Air-conditioned restaurant and Bar with a snooker table. Very lively place to visit with friends and family.

The restaurant serves a variety of local and continental dishes –  Indian, Chinese, and Lebanese delicacies inclusive. A variety of soft drinks, choice wine, and other alcoholic beverages are served at the Bar which is located within the premises. It is located at  38 Oduduwa Way, Ikeja GRA, Ikeja


The brain child of Tobi Fletcher, an indigene of Ofada Town in Ogun State, Ofada Boy is popular for its wonderful preparation of the famous Ofada rice and the other sumptuous meals on its menu like jollof rice, ewa agoyin, amala, efo riro, peppered meat, special fried plantain, palm wine,and more.

The interior of the restaurant is done up with traditional African Elements and a Yoruba theme which emphasizes its Nigerian roots. The restaurant also has a bar set with bamboo furnitures and a cool breeze. Ofada Boy also spices up every guest’s time with the provision of ayo, ludo and card games for the customers to engage in to heighten their dining experience.

Ofada boy is known for its delectable and affordable dishes , and as such it has become a Lagos favourite .

Ofada boy is located at 1, Mba Street, Surulere


If you would rather eat Amala, then Olaiya is a good choice for you. Now managed  by the second generation, this restaurant still lives on. Although, it has evolved from the Buka standard to an air conditioned restaurant, it is still a great spot for authentic Nigerian meals with Amala in the lead. Olaiya Amala is located at 109 Akerele road, Shitta, Surulere.


Known for its preparation of delectable meals with Amala at the top of the lost, Belgium is a good spot to awaken your tastebuds and enjoy  a tasty dish of Amala and any soup of your choice. It is popularly called “Amala Beljium”. It is set in a Buka ambience and is located at Omuwo Odofin Estate, Mile 2, Lagos.

I’m sure some guys are saying right now “Finally, I’ve found somewhere to take my partner/buddies to this evening”. Well, I’m happy to agree with you, so make that happen today!


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