Posted Monday, 04 July 2022

A well designed space can change your mood and even more, the whole area of a city! So, here are a few places worth visiting that can take your mood from gloomy to excited.

Yemisi Shyllon Museum of Art
YSMA is the first university art museum in Nigeria. Though a relatively new phenomenon in Africa, university art museums have a long history in other parts of the world. In Nigeria, several universities and polytechnics have art galleries attached to their art departments, but till now, none of them have promoted a fully-fledged art museum as an independent unit within the university structure.

Main Campus KM 52, Lekki Expressway, near Eleko Beach Junction, Ibeju-Lekki
t: 07031274983

Slice Lagos
Slice Lagos is an upmarket contemporary restaurant nestled in the heart of Victoria Island, which combines the flavours of numerous cultural cuisines in a memorable, jaw-dropping, artistic setting.

19 Ologun Agbaje Street, Victoria Island
t: 09155554646

Giulio Twist - The Lounge
Giulio Twist – The Lounge is an edgy, stylish and upscale space with the most exotic décor. From the magnificent skulls on the wall to the monumental paintings, the lounge is an ideal spot, creating the most exclusive and luxurious vibes that feel bold, daring and unique.

146a Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island
t: 09040001113

Sketch Cafe & Restaurant
Sketch Cafe & Restaurant is a work of art, and we mean that literally. They are Africa’s first 2D/3D restaurant. Walking into the restaurant feels like you’re walking into a lifesize coloring book.

5 Adeola Hopewell Street, Victoria Island
t: 09088451909

Andrea Iyamah Studio
Andrea Iyamah Studio is an expression of modern Afro-Futuristic elements and signature geometric shapes that whisks you into escapism from its doorsteps, giving a sense of calm, with lemongrass scented rooms for an entirely refreshing experience.

House A, 1701 Violet Yough Close, Victoria Island
t: 08086883048

The Shed
When you hear the name ‘The Shed’, you think Western and rustic and that's exactly what The Shed restaurant dishes out with a colourful, artsy touch.

1 Wole Olateju Crescent, Lekki Phase 1
t: 09040044436

Tiffany Amber
The flagship boutique opened at The Tiffany Amber Gardens is rich in African culture and high living. The monochromatic colours of the space allow for the clothing and design to pop.

15 Gerrard Road, Ikoyi
t: 09087836355

With an executive membership lounge for book lovers, an art gallery, a private dining area and outdoor services, SEE is a French themed restaurant in the heart of Lekki. 
36b Wole Ariyo Street, Lekki Phase 1
t: 08153324888

Kapadoccia Restaurant Lagos
Kapadoccia is the first and only cave restaurant in Lagos. Named after the famed, prehistoric city of Cappadocia, Kapadoccia invites you on a surreal journey of adventure and discovery, as you explore the mysterious landscape and fascinating dishes that reflect an ancient city shaped by nature.

16 Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island
t: 09088451901

Nok and ALARA Lagos
ALARA is a luxury lifestyle brand dedicated to contemporary art, design, fashion, culture and cuisine. Nok by ALARA is located just behind The Alara concept store and is proudly Nigerian from its decor to its menu to even the staff uniforms! 

12a Akin Olugbade Street, Victoria Island
t: 09096852076
@nokbyalara @alaralagos

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