Our Top 10 Favorite Date Spots

Posted Thursday, 09 February 2017

Valentine’s Day is upon us and most of us are looking for the best spots to have brunch, breakfast or dinner with that special someone.

We’ve come up with a list of 10 of our favourite spots in Lagos for the perfect date, in no particular order. Try one or all of these and let us know what you think by writing a review on LostinLagos.com.


My Coffee is a quaint and cozy little coffee shop great for a quick mid-day meet up with your spouse over coffee and freshly baked goodies.

Best for a coffee date



Sky Restaurant is on the rooftop of Eko Hotel & Suites. At night the restaurant has a beautiful view of Victoria Island. You feel like you're on top of the world. Dining with a live piano playing in the background gives it a romantic ambiance. It's the perfect spot for a quiet date night with your spouse this Valentine's Day.

Best for the perfect view




Orchid House is a beautiful Thai restaurant in Apapa. The food is affordable and the setting is cheerful. If you decide to sit outdoors, you are in for a treat. The garden is cute and it is the perfect spot for Sunday lunch with your loved one.

Best for cheap and cheerful


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Nok by Alara is a high end, trendy and sophisticated African themed restaurant that serves African food with a twist. The outer space is playful and relaxed while indoors is chilled and romantic. If you are looking to go somewhere a bit different from the norm with your date this Valentine’s, you should try Nok.

Best for alternative dining


RSVP is a monochromatic restaurant with an intercontinental menu. It's the place to be if you want to be seen! We recommend it for a dinner date or an evening by the pool with your date.

Best place to be seen


Bungalow Restaurant (Ikeja) is brand new fun space on the Mainland. Their huge Teppanyaki space is great for a fun and entertaining date, especially when the chef puts on a show over the Teppanyaki grill. Portions are large so perfect for sharing.

Best for an entertaining date


Culinary Academy is a chic and intimate romantic spot in Ikoyi that is comprised of just a few tables. Perfect for a quiet and cozy dinner with your loved one.

Best for a romantic date

Craft Gourmet is an open kitchen restaurant and we love the chic Parisian feel. Customer service is great and the food is delicious. This is a must for a lunch date.

Best for a lunch date


Bistro 7 is a nice, cozy restaurant in the heart of Victoria Island known for it's breakfast and brunch options. It is a nice spot to have a lazy Sunday morning breakfast with great eggs Benedict and pancakes.

Best for a brunch date



Metisse is a quiet & intimate space. If you are looking for a night under the stars, you can find this at Metisse. And while the lights in the ceiling sparkle, the self playing piano serenades you with sweet jazz and blues. Enjoy a delicious Asian-Fusion gourmet meal in a hidden spot.

Best for an intimate date



Written by Opemi’ Coker, Lost In Lagos.











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