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Are tired of commuting to the island every weekend all because you want to have fun? Do you stay on the mainland in Lagos and hardly go out because you are clueless about places to go? This is going to change.
The Lagoon divides Lagos into two parts; The island and the mainland. Three major bridges link the Lagos Island and Lagos mainland. The Island is regarded as the happening part of Lagos even though the Mainland is much larger and populated but that does not mean that the Lagos Mainland is excluded from all the fun. We are here to show you so.
Whether you are all alone this weekend, with friends or your significant other, there are cool spots on the mainland where you can have all the fun you want without getting bored.
Check out just 7 of them below.
1. The Orchid Bistro Cafe
Address: No. 58a Isaac John Street G.R.A. Ikeja
The Orchid Bistro Cafe is a top class fine dining restaurant and cafe situated in the heart of Ikeja. It has a beautiful orchid garden consisting of some of the most exotic plants you can find in Nigeria. This makes it a cool place to hang out. Asides this, the bistro also has a beautiful scenery, making it an alluring sight to all and sundry.
Their restaurant offers a wide variety of continental as well as Nigerian delicacies. If you are looking for a place to hang out for afternoon coffee or lunch break, then the Orchid Bistro Cafe is the right place for you. They serve nice cakes and pastries at very affordable prices. Oh, I forgot to add that their breakfast buffet on Sunday is out of this world. You need to go there to experience it for yourself.
2. The Maryland Mall
Address: Maryland Mall, 350-360 Ikorodu Road, Lagos, Nigeria
A few nice spots within the Maryland Mall include Okele Restaurant, Triple J Chinese Restaurant, Shuttles Foods, The Place Restaurant, Bibi’s Grill, Genesis Deluxe Cinemas and many more.
The Maryland Mall has been designed with every bit of your comfort and convenience in mind. Its convenient location, internal ambiance, exterior illumination and generous parking facilities have been carefully erected to ensure every visit to the Maryland Mall leaves you longing for the next.
Strategically located to conveniently serve the leisure needs of Maryland, Mende, Ikeja, Anthony and Ilupeju environs, Maryland Mall offers you a new refreshing hangout and leisure experience on the mainland.
3. La Mango Restuarant And Bar
Address: No. 2 Adekunle Fajuyi Way, off (and very near to) Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way.
Looking for a nice place to hang out with your friends on a lovely cool afternoon? Then La Mango Restaurant and Bar is the perfect place for you. Situated in Lagos Mainland, La Mango is a restaurant and bar which offers a wide range of food and drinks.
It is also an excellent location for holding business meetings and lunch breaks. If your partner is a lover of sports, then you can come relax and watch your favourite team play while enjoying the company of each other.
4. Visit Fela’s Shrine
Adress: Nerdc Rd, off Hakeem Balogun street, Agidingbi, Ikeja
Go visit and gyrate to good music at the New Afrika Shrine. Show off some great shaku shaku moves as you sway to the electrical sound from performances by the Anikulapo-Kuti children, who make regular appearances at the shrine. Femi Kuti’s Thursday night shows are free and every last Saturday of the month, Seun Kuti also comes to perform.
5. The Terrace Pool Bar
Address: Sheraton Lagos Hotel, 30 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Airport Rd, Lagos
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.
6. Yellow Chilli Bar And Restuarant
Address: 35 Joel Ogunnaike Street, Ikeja, Lagos
The restaurant is one of Nigeria’s finest, most exciting and original custodian of ethnic cuisine with passion and attitude. The quality of service and food is first class. Their Jollof Fiesta is a delectable and fun dish to die for, while the Seafood Okra, a delectable parade of fresh catch, is as delightful in the mouth as it is to the eyes.
7. Bheerhugz Cafe
Address: Upper Terrace, Apapa Shopping Mall
Bheerhugz Café is a stylish lounge, ideal for personal, group, corporate and social hang out. Located in two popular mainland areas of Lagos state, Nigeria, “Bheerhugz” as popularly called, is a one stop location for all social, family and corporate functions.
Known and appreciated for its all round, top of the notch service, Bheerhugz is popular for its warm, friendly and professional service from food and drinks to events.
Come relax, unwind, enjoy tasty sumptuous meals prepared by the best of Chefs in the industry, and enjoy quality music from the finest of musicians and DJs, as you sip and dine at Bheerhugz.