Lagos is the first on the list when it comes to nightlife in Nigeria. It never disappoints fun seekers and the night crawlers. There is never a dull moment in the beautiful city of Lagos with several spots to visit and have a lot of fun, both during the day and night.
But where are the best places to head to when the sun sets in Lagos? We have put together our top 8 places featuring must visit clubs, lounges and classy restaurants. So whether you’re looking to escape hours or traffic or are in search of an epic night out, we have the best suggestions for you!
1. The Place
The Place restaurant can be found in 3 locations in Lagos- Lekki, Victoria Island and Ikeja. At The Place, there is something for everyone. For the busy executive, the games room and its bar/lounge are open every day from 5 pm, offering a chance for workers to relax, unwind and avoid Lagos traffic! The Place is also popularly known for its exclusive tasty dishes which include Asun, grilled chicken & rice. On Fridays, the bar/lounge is transformed into a major night club with music from highly sought after DJs and A-list artists. The relaxed ambiance and impressive service contribute to an overall enjoyable visit to The Place.
2. Sailors Lounge
If you are looking for a lavish and pleasant nightlife experience, then Sailor’s Lounge is the place to visit. Located on Admiralty way in Lekki, it offers a perfect location for a relaxed evening after a long day at work. The tempo of the music is not so loud and boasts perfect views of the Lagoon. The sheer ambiance is one that is rare to find in other spots in Lagos. If you are bored with the rumbling and booming of the clubs then this is a perfect place to head to.
3. Bay lounge
Bay lounge has such an amazing vibe and ambiance for a perfect evening outing in Lagos. It is a great place to visit when you are searching for a place to stay away from the ever-consistent Lagos traffic. From DJ sets to live jazz bands, there are so many fun activities like dining ‘al fresco’, movie nights, ‘live band’ and a discotheque with the Deejay spinning new and old school rhythms. Tucked in the swanky Lekki neighborhood on Admiralty road, it is next to Sailors Lounge. If you get there between 6 pm and 7 pm then you will get to see the panoramic view of the beautiful Lagoon at your own pace.
Lagosians love Rhapsody. Reasons! It is certainly one of the gorgeous places for night affairs. Located in Ikeja City Mall at Alausa, Ikeja, it has the perfect milieu for a long interesting evening if you are planning not to spend too much. Varieties speak when it comes to dishes, you will certainly rhapsodize over the perfectly made Nigeria classic “Prawn suya”.
In a finely dim and cosy setting, Bheerhugz is a stylish lounge, great for relaxing especially if you want to loosen up a bit. The cosy lounge makes you feel at home with the scrumptious meals prepared by the finest chefs in the industry, you will certainly enjoy their Redhugz menu which features delectable favourites like chicken, fish and roasted goat meat. Don’t forget to try the ” pork chops”, one of the best dishes on the menu. Located at Ikeja City Mall and Surulere, Bheerhugz is the place to enjoy a cool atmosphere and a lovely view of the beautiful city of Lagos. Whether you are in Lagos or visiting soon, this place should be the number one on your list.
6. Shaunz Bar
Have an exciting evening in this bar with its electrifying atmosphere. It is a classic spot for all kind of minds and personalities seeking fun in music—did we mention that their karaoke nights are the best! You are bound to feel relaxed after staying for just 5 minutes. If you want to experience Lagos to its fullest, Shaunz Bar should be on your go-to list. Located at Sanusi Fafunwa in Victoria Island, Lagos.
7. Sea Lounge
This is the right place to be, you can relax, mingle and sip delicious cocktails while enjoying the calm seas and a variety of tasty bites to cater for every mood and palate. Located at Wole Olateju Crescent in Lekki. It is such a great place to visit with someone special. You can also take a sea cruise and enjoy your dinner while you are 20 miles away from the coast.
One of the favorite unbeatable spots in Lagos, located in the heart of Lagos at Victoria Island. A place that is jaw-dropping on arrival due to its magnificent, view of the landscape, the gentle tide of the Ocean which will make you hopelessly fall in love with it. This is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful places in Lagos. You can’t get enough of this place, the dishes are certainly the best and not too expensive—as low as ₦990. A perfect place for a date and to relax, with impressive well-trained staff. Sit outdoors and enjoy the sight of the beautiful blue sea while you are on the terrace, this is certainly worth going to after a long day at work.