The Top 10 Restaurants in Lagos


There are hundreds of restaurants scattered around the commercial heart-beat of Nigeria, Lagos, and looking for the perfect one for you might be a daunting task. NigerianEye did all the hard work and curated a top 10 list of the best restaurants in Lagos for you to try out.

Check them out below in no particular order:

1. Shiro Restaurant & Bar

Nestled within the popular Landmark centre, the offerings at this Pan-Asian restaurant takes your taste buds on a trip you won’t forget in a while.

The restaurant’s interior is beautiful and the food is really tasty. Everyone needs to try their noodles, especially with the oyster omelet.

2. Hard Rock Café

Hard Rock Café, a chain of theme bar-restaurants in different cities all over the world also have a restaurant in Lagos and it features the famous Hard Rock Cafe brand of international cuisine. 

Hard Rock Café has a selection of varied foods that can satisfy everyone’s taste buds. With a great selection of locally-grown cuisine, including local delicacies like Omo Sushi, it is no wonder why this iconic American eatery remains one of the very best restaurants in Lagos.

3. Sketch Restaurant Lagos

Sketch is a restaurant in Victoria Island Lagos, Nigeria that offers a unique dining experience. They are Africa's first 2-D/3-D restaurant, and their Instagrammable location makes it a popular spot for tourists and locals alike. 

They serve a variety of dishes, including pizzas, continental cuisine, comfort food, pan-African cuisine, and casual dining options. 

4. The SIG Lagos Restaurant

Arguably, one of the fastest rising restaurants in Lagos, The SIG Lagos was established in July 2023 and sits at a prime location in Victoria Island, Lagos.

The SIG Lagos restaurant is a new fine dining restaurant with great ambience and one of the most affordable restaurants you can find in Lagos.

The staff are attentive and accommodating, going the extra mile to ensure that your dining experience is nothing short of perfect.

They offer dishes that showcase the best of Nigerian and Continental cuisine. You can dine indoor or dine outdoor by enjoying the fresh breeze of the terrace or the poolside.

This is also a family friendly restaurant, and it is also equipped with a modern playing ground which makes it super easy for parents to visit with their kids. 

The SIG Lagos is also the perfect location for your brunch, dinner, birthdays, marriage proposals and wedding reception party that comes with different affordable event buffet plans that can cater to a sitting capacity of  up to 200 people

5. Ocean Basket Victoria Island

If you are looking for one of the best seafood restaurants in Lagos, Ocean Basket restaurant is a great choice. The restaurant provides a friendly, relaxed atmosphere where business can be taken care of and enjoyed alongside good food and drinks.

Also, each month, Ocean Basket hosts live music events as well as food-focused events like wine tastings and beer tastings.

6. Turaka Lagos

Owned by popular Nigerian media mogul, Mo Abudu of Ebonylife, Turaka is a casual rooftop restaurant in Lagos with a dual view of the city, which shows the busy skyline and a relaxing view of the Atlantic Ocean.

They also have a beautiful rooftop, perfect for wedding proposals.

7. Gras Lagos

If you are looking for the best of aesthetics, this should be your pick. Gras Restaurant Lagos is an upscale restaurant located in the heart of Lagos. 

From the moment you step in, you are welcomed with a luxurious ambience, complete with a vintage Rolls Royce parked in the reception and a book-matched porcelain feature wall. 

Gras Restaurant Lagos offers a variety of dishes, ranging from the classic jollof rice and buttered yam to more inventive delights such as the crab salad and special rice with prawn.

Gras Restaurant Lagos is the perfect spot for a romantic date night or special occasion.

8. Lagoon Restaurants

Lagoon restaurant is your one-stop spot where you can experience and enjoy simple morsels and succulent dishes. Situated right on the water's edge, this restaurant offers breathtaking views of the lagoon, creating a tranquil and peaceful atmosphere. The menu is full of flavorful dishes, with an emphasis on seafood and Nigerian cuisine. Each dish is freshly prepared and generously portioned, perfect for sharing

This restaurant offers an array of fully cooked meals, with each dish cooked to order, and presented in a relaxing atmosphere.

9. The Yellow Chili Restaurant & Bar

The Yellow Chili restaurant & bar specialize in serving the best traditional African dishes with a contemporary twist.

The Yellow Chilli’s menu offers exciting options that will excite your palate such as Isi-Ewu, a locally prepared goat-pepper soup prepared with a goat head and drizzled with a spicy palm oil broth.

There is also yam pottage special with beef and snail, and many more dishes. You will also be spurred with diverse continental dishes which makes the menu filled with the very best of local and international gastronomy.

10. TAJ

Taj is an exquisite restaurant located in the heart of Lagos, Nigeria. With its modern decor, warm atmosphere, and a variety of cuisines, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Taste the deliciousness of Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Comfort Food, and Continental cuisines. Whether you're looking for a light lunch, a romantic dinner, or a weekend brunch, Taj has it all! Enjoy the perfectly fine-dining experience with a casual dress code and casual dining atmosphere. From traditional dishes to modern masterpieces, Taj's menu will make your taste buds dance.

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