Restaurants in Lagos

Whether you're a business traveller or a sightseeing adventurer, the Lagos restaurant scene has something for everyone. Foodies will delight in the range of restaurants available. With choices ranging from exotic Nigerian fare to traditional Thai cuisine, diners will have a difficult time choosing between the many restaurants available in Lagos. Most trendy and reputable restaurants are located on Victoria and Lagos Islands and the Lekki Peninsula.

$$$$$ | Local

Yellow Chili

One of the best and most stylish places to eat Nigerian food in Lagos. This restaurant draws a big lunchtime crowd of professionals and expats.

Address: 27 Oju Olobun Close off, Bishop Oluwole St, Victoria Island,
Telephone: +234 (0)1 723 2666

$$$$$ | Mexican


The place for Mexican-American food like burritos, fajitas and tacos, and home to Lagos' best Margaritas. It's a welcoming, friendly and relaxing place that is home to a big party most nights.

Address: 8 Imam Agusta Close, off Olosa Street, VI. Olosa leads off Karimu Koton Street (Marco Polo). Behind Mobil, near Victoria Island Hospital

$$$$$ | International


The first Brazilian restaurant in Nigeria has now developed into one of Lagos' best eateries. The menu is all about the eponymous churras - barbecued meat on skewers that are sliced onto your plate. The restaurant is set on the lagoon and has great views. Surprisingly the menu and salad bar are suitable for vegetarians too.

Address: 1C Ozumba Mbadiwe Ave, Victoria Island
Telephone: +234 (0)1 262 9961

$$$$$ | International

Bungalow Restaurant

Bungalow serves up an array of great food options including sizzling steaks, tasty marinated ribs, mixed meat skewers, prawns and fajitas. Bungalow Restaurant is definitely the place to go if you're after familiarity and western style meat dishes.

Address: Akin Adisola Street, Victoria Island
Telephone: +234 (0)1 261 0235/7644
Email: info@bungalowrestaurant.com
Website: http://www.bungalowrestaurant.com

$$$$$ | International

Piccolo Mondo Restaurant

Piccolo Mondo Restaurant is a tastefully decorated restaurant just off Adeola Adeku Street. This great eatery has a wide range of international dishes on offer, from fresh grilled kebabs and Lebanese specialities through to tasty pastas and decadent desserts that will have you coming back for more.

Address: 19B Idejo Street, Victoria Island
Telephone: +234 (0)1 792 7922
Email: piccolomondorestaurant@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.piccolomondorestaurant.com

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