Our Top 10 Favorite Cocktails in Lagos

Posted Thursday, 09 March 2017

We scoured the trendiest watering holes in Lagos to come up with a countdown of the best cocktails from a few of our favourite spots.


1. R.S.V.P. - Keeping it Classy

The Pornstar

You’re in for a treat at the upmarket R.S.V.P. where they highlight the artistry of mixology. Garnished with passion fruit and served with a shot of champagne, this sweet and sexy cocktail will leave you wanting more.


2. Shiro - The Pan-Asian Sensation  

The Demerara Fig Mojito

This mojito is unique to this exotic, palatial restaurant. Fresh mint complements the sweetness from the sugar and fig-infused rum, transporting you around the world.


3. Zenbah - Tiki Theatrics

Tiki Puka Puka

If you are looking for theatrics, try this titillating tiki-inspired rum-based cocktail. Your drink is literally served emanating smoke. It is just one of the many delicious cocktails served in this fresh, fun and funky bar.


4. Nok – Spike-Less

Hibiscus Lemonade

The menu at Nok pays homage to Mama Africa with exotic ingredients from all over the continent. Don’t settle for soda. Try this refreshing mocktail instead. The zingy hibiscus infusion adds a little extra to your standard lemonade.


5. Lotus – Fish Bowl Frenzy

Mi Casa Fish Bowl

Grab a straw and enjoy the Mi Casa Fish Bowl with your mates. The effects may take you by surprise. This fruity but strong mixture is packed with 3 types of rum and bound to give you the giggles.


6. Hard RockRock you Like a Hurricane


This fruity mix is perfect for those with a sweet tooth. A blend of orange, mango, and pineapple juice with Bacardi Superior rum, Disaronno, and grenadine, garnished with an orange slice and maraschino cherry.


7. Bottles – Sharing is Caring

Strawberry Margarita Pitcher

Don’t be fooled by this sweet-tasting elixir. Every sip of it packs a punch. Don’t say we didn’t warn you. A large pitcher serves five comfortably so grab four of your besties and have fun!



8. Lagoon – Go Supersize or go home

The Incredible Hulk

Kick back on the terrace and enjoy a nice large Incredible Hulk. This bright Hennessy-based cocktail is both sweet from the orange juice and sour from the lemon. The supersize goblet of alcoholic goodness is sure to leave you satisfied.



9. Sugarcane – Classic with a Twist

Frozen Spiked Chapman

Try this Nigerian classic with a twist. This rum-spiked chapman will leave you feeling refreshed and a little bit naughty. Don’t chug it down all at once or you might get a brain freeze.



10. Bar Bar – Balling on a Budget


Too much of this cocktail will get you twisted so be sure to pair it with something from their kitchen or grill. From the courtyard to the decked out urban cavern, this joint has got great vibes and affordable prices.





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