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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Gallery
“Art lovers and creatives will love this place. it is a home of rich art pieces, sculptures and most especially African art.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“If you are looking for a blend of adventure and nature, this is a place to visit. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The PALMS has everything you need... from cafes, to shop spaces to the Cinema”
  • 3 locals recommend
Night Club
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“Best place to bump in a local celebrity afro beats stars, Nollywood actors, socialites all gather here most weekend nights.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you're looking for an outdoor haven of style and class, look no further. This lagoon front spot is to die for. Excellent views, food, drinks, finger foods, suya and a live band most nights. Class. Style. Water front. Bush bar.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cinema
“At Filmhouse Cinemas Lekki you can see movies in 3D and 2D at IMAX (short for image maximum) quality. The movies are shown on giant screens with the most lucid and highest resolution. There is also the Terrace bar and the VVIP Signature Bar. It also features games arcade, ice cream café, food concession, toys shop and kid’s club. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Circle Mall, Lekki is a highly attractive retail and leisure environment that attracts approximately 30,0000 consumer visits each month. Located in the heart of Lekki , Circle mall has over 30 stores and over 10 food and beverage outlets. Stores such as Shoprite, PEP , Grey Velvet and IMAX Cinemas. Other international brands represented include Skechers, Mini Sou, Scan Frost, and MRP.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Terra Kulture is the home of Nigerian arts and crafts and of course mouth watering Nigerian meals. I must say that they have amazing cheesecake too. But they are more than just a gallery, restaurant and bookshop. They even host plays, concerts and more. So make sure you are always checking their website for new events. If you are looking for something to do, then make sure you’re on their mailing list.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“The Palms Shopping Mall is located on a 45,000-square-metre (11-acre) plot of land in Lekki, Lagos State.It has 21,000 square metres (5 acres) of lettable retail space. The mall was built on swampland that was reclaimed by the government recently and construction was commissioned by the Oba of Lagos and President Obasanjo. The mall, which opened in late 2005, has 69 stores and a modern six screen cinema. There is parking space for about 1000 cars.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“RSVP an intercontinental exotic restaurant located at Victoria island are masters at the game of serving and entertaining with the most delicious meals,with their posh decoration,very polite staff and a variety of meals to have a pick of,you are sure to have a memorable meal at the restaurant.It offers an advance reservation plans and to ensure you get the best experience you should reserve a space before you visit Safety RSVP offers first class service to its guests,it is a very safe place to visit What to Do/Things to Bring At the RSVP restaurant,you should try out their Burger,the chicken logs are legendary and so is everything on their menu.You should go along with a group of friends or a dining companion ,your debit card as an alternative means of payment,a cool to capture your experience or meals cause you'll surely have a lot of nice ones. Best Time to Visit Best time to visit the restaurant would be during lunch or dinner hours when the restaurant are fully in service.You should also place a reservaton at the restaurant to enable them prepare ahead for your arrival any time you choose to Most Common visitors Common visitors are the trendy youths,individuals who love experiencing just the best meals in a chic environ,the couples out for a romantic getaway and business expatriates or just leisure guests Why you visit At the RSVP you get fresh home made meals,excellent service all in a first class setting.The environment is just cool for a private dinner or meal in general.Reservations are welcome at the restaurant as well so you are sure of a table waiting for you at arrival”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“Hard Rock Cafe Lagos showcases a good miscellany of live music and dining. This two-floor; 650-square-meter cafe which includes indoor and outdoor seating for over 250 guests, an inside/outside bar, a spacious outdoor terrace overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and a swimming pool area where adults and kids can enjoy a unique dining experience, is usually a beehive of activities and it offers you a perfect spot for relaxation. Every meal at the Hard Rock Cafe is an experience. Its classic menu consists of the American cuisine, Barbeque, Burgers, Dessert, Grills, and Steak. These are part of the factors that make this nightclub/bar stand out. After a busy day at work, going for a drink at Hard Rock Cafe, with friends, is a great way to relax. The poolside area outside is gorgeous. In the event that you want to visit Hard Rock Cafe, it’s best that you make your reservations 3 days before you go there, in order to get a very good place to sit. From its exquisite kitchen creations to handcrafted cocktails from its full-service bar, to the live music and the amazing American cuisine, Hard Rock Cafe is sure going to provide you with an experience that will be a watershed in your history of adventures.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“SPAR is Nigeria's award-winning supermarket and department store brand, and offers its customers the widest range of products at the lowest prices. Whether its for your cooking, home decoration, or work needs, SPAR has everything under one roof to take care of your family and you. The store prides itself in its stores, fresh produce and meats, and its ability to deliver the best possible shopping experience to customers across the country. The stores motto is to provide the biggest saves means its always price competitive, as well as provide the best quality and service.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Local Government Office

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Art Gallery
“Terra Kulture is the home of Nigerian arts and crafts and of course mouth watering Nigerian meals. I must say that they have amazing cheesecake too. But they are more than just a gallery, restaurant and bookshop. They even host plays, concerts and more. So make sure you are always checking their website for new events. If you are looking for something to do, then make sure you’re on their mailing list.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“RSVP an intercontinental exotic restaurant located at Victoria island are masters at the game of serving and entertaining with the most delicious meals,with their posh decoration,very polite staff and a variety of meals to have a pick of,you are sure to have a memorable meal at the restaurant.It offers an advance reservation plans and to ensure you get the best experience you should reserve a space before you visit Safety RSVP offers first class service to its guests,it is a very safe place to visit What to Do/Things to Bring At the RSVP restaurant,you should try out their Burger,the chicken logs are legendary and so is everything on their menu.You should go along with a group of friends or a dining companion ,your debit card as an alternative means of payment,a cool to capture your experience or meals cause you'll surely have a lot of nice ones. Best Time to Visit Best time to visit the restaurant would be during lunch or dinner hours when the restaurant are fully in service.You should also place a reservaton at the restaurant to enable them prepare ahead for your arrival any time you choose to Most Common visitors Common visitors are the trendy youths,individuals who love experiencing just the best meals in a chic environ,the couples out for a romantic getaway and business expatriates or just leisure guests Why you visit At the RSVP you get fresh home made meals,excellent service all in a first class setting.The environment is just cool for a private dinner or meal in general.Reservations are welcome at the restaurant as well so you are sure of a table waiting for you at arrival”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“Hard Rock Cafe Lagos showcases a good miscellany of live music and dining. This two-floor; 650-square-meter cafe which includes indoor and outdoor seating for over 250 guests, an inside/outside bar, a spacious outdoor terrace overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and a swimming pool area where adults and kids can enjoy a unique dining experience, is usually a beehive of activities and it offers you a perfect spot for relaxation. Every meal at the Hard Rock Cafe is an experience. Its classic menu consists of the American cuisine, Barbeque, Burgers, Dessert, Grills, and Steak. These are part of the factors that make this nightclub/bar stand out. After a busy day at work, going for a drink at Hard Rock Cafe, with friends, is a great way to relax. The poolside area outside is gorgeous. In the event that you want to visit Hard Rock Cafe, it’s best that you make your reservations 3 days before you go there, in order to get a very good place to sit. From its exquisite kitchen creations to handcrafted cocktails from its full-service bar, to the live music and the amazing American cuisine, Hard Rock Cafe is sure going to provide you with an experience that will be a watershed in your history of adventures.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Lounge
“Bay Lounge is a relaxation restaurant and lounge tucked in the swanky Lekki neighbourhood in Lagos. It boasts a spacious interior and an expansive exterior that offers plenty of space for many fun activities like; dining ‘al fresco’, movie nights, live band and a discotheque with the Deejay’s spinning new and old school rhymes. From the attractive decor to the overall ambience, and excellent service by well trained staff, Bay Lounge is the place to be and have a great time. Some of what is on offer is a fusion of local and international cuisine with the option to dine ‘al fresco’. Their interesting food menu offers many sumptuous dishes, with their local menu drawing inspiration from the different Nigerian tribes, and serving up native delicacies. There is also a select list of premium wines and drinks, and various signature and unique handcrafted cocktails and mocktails. An eclectic mix of fine dining, exquisite cocktails, music, movies, all served in a hip and welcoming environment, with the soothing sound of the waterfront, the spectacular view of the ocean set against the backdrop of Lagos city lights at night, and a breathtaking panorama of the sunset in the early hours of the evening, is the ultimate ‘Bay Lounge’ multi sensory experience.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“Shiro restaurant is a Pan-Asian restaurant located at Landmark Centre, Landmark Village, Water Corporation Road, Eti-Osa, Lagos. It offers Japanese, Korean, Thai, Mediterranean cuisines. The restaurant has a bar and lounge and also offers late night dining. Shiro has an outdoor seating and is known for its view overlooking the ocean. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
African Restaurant
“Nok is a gastronomic african restaurants in the iconic building of Alara built by Sir David Adjaye. The food is pan-african. Thursday is Abula Day where Amala a local meal from Ibadan is served and it's delicious!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“ZENBAH is the new place for exceptional cocktails for the classy, fun and bubbly. Zenbah serves an impressive and extensive menu of world-renowned contemporary cocktails, made by some of thefinest local and international bartenders. It is the perfect spot after-work hang out, date night spot and the place for all cocktail lovers. ZENBAH is located at the lower level of SIP LOUNGE . It is the perfect spot after-work hang out, date night spot and the place for all cocktail lovers.Zenbah creates a mature ambiance as guests enjoy the best of music.Located in the heart of Victoria Island, this lounge will feature themed nights on Wednesdays and Thursdays with Soulful Wednesdays dedicated to lovers of Soul, R&B and Trap music including Throwback Thursdays for old school music lovers.”
  • 1 local recommends

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