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A Foreigner’s Guide to Dinning in Lagos (Victoria Island & Ikeja)

When you are in a new country, where to dine can pose a huge problem as you are not familiar with restaurants that will serve your local dishes.Lagos has a lot of fine restaurants that serve intercontinental dishes scattered around, with our guide, you would have no hassles finding your local dish here, and if you are up to it, you can try some on Nigerian cuisines also. Here are some restaurants in Lagos that serve local and intercontinental meals.

1)  Izanagi

Izanagi is a restaurant in The Blowfish Hotel located in the heart of Victoria Island. It serves a range of sophisticated Japanese cuisine in a fun & vibrant environment inspired by the informal Japanese dining style called Izakaya. At Izanagi everything is prepared on the spot and the prices are very fair!
It is rated 4.5 of 5 stars by 138 customers who have visited.

2)  Art Café

For coffee lovers, Art Café is a beautiful coffee shop that serves all types of coffees including organic teas and chai latte. Confectioneries and sandwiches are great and taste just like homemade! The cafe is located in Victoria Island.

There is also a play room for children where they can get their face painted. You should also try out their cappuccino and banana bread! The café is rated 4.5 of 5 stars by 51 customers who have visited.


3)  Spice Bar

Spice Bar alias Spice Route in Victoria Island is an Indian restaurant that also serves Chinese food. The curries are tasty and nice, also the butter chicken. All meals are prepared fresh. They serve some really good stuff!The bar is rated 4 of 5 stars by 203 customers who have visited.

4)  Bungalow Restaurant and Bar

Sushi lovers, Bungalow Restaurant and Bar is here for you. They offer Continental, Japanese and Mexican dishes. They are a bit pricey but very nice! You will find the taste is worth every inch of your money. It is located in Victoria Island and a new branch recently opened in Ikeja in May, 2016.Bungalow Restaurant and Bar is rated 4 of 5 stars by 204 customers who have visited.

5)  Sherlaton Indian Restaurant

Sounds like Sheraton Hotel? Well it’s not, just a slight resemblance and pronunciation with the Sheraton Hotel, and no, the restaurant is not affiliated with the Hotel. That said, Sherlaton Indian Restaurant is located at Adeola Odeku in Victoria Island and serves Indian Cuisines like Chicken Tikka, Vegetable Biryani and Cheese Naan.The Sherlaton Restaurant is rated 4 of 5 stars by 149 people who have visited the restaurant.

6)  Ocean Basket

The restaurant has two branches at Victoria Island and Ikeja . The branches provide Starters, Salads, Fish, Calamari, Prawns, Platters, Combos, Desserts, Children menu option and Sushi. It is a place to have abundance of tasty seafood!Ocean Basket is rated 4 of 5 stars by 148 people who have visited.

7)  The Yellow Chilli Restaurant & Bar

This restaurant with branches in Victoria Island and Ikeja (close to Sheraton Lagos Hotel) serve good Nigerian Meals in a neat and amiable environment as opposed to the shanty looks Nigerian restaurants are largely believed to always have. It also offers “Out of Africa” Menu to guests, allowing you to have a variance of seafood and continental dishes.The restaurant is rated 4 of 5 stars by 212 people who have visited.

8)  Lagoon Restaurant - Churrasco

At this restaurant in Victoria Island, you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the lagoon while dining with your pals – but be prepared for the mosquitoes.  Also available are shisha, suya, cocktails and their well celebrated cheese naan bread! It is an indoor Brazilian restaurant and an outdoor Italian and Inter-Continental restaurant. Buffet services are provided and a very good bar is also onsite.The hotel is rated 3.5 of 5 based on 234 reviews of people who have visited.

9)  Vellvett Lounge and Bar

Vellvett in Victoria Island offers gastronomic variety with Oriental and Mediterranean options. For grilled lobster, kebab, steak, salmon, chicken and tempura prawns, this is the place to be. You can also go for the Vellvett signature dish served with a tasty basil pesto sauce and cauliflower puree; or fried pepper fish, pan-fried with a peppercorn crust, served with mashed potato and fresh grape salsa.
Vellvett has 4.5 of 5 stars based on 44 reviews.

10)  La Veranda Restaurant
This is an Italian Restaurant owned by the Blowfish Hotel in Victoria Island. It serves lunch and dinner alongside pizza and variety of Italian cuisines. The restaurant is rated 4.5 of 5 stars based on 60 reviews of people who have visited.


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