Going for a date in Lagos…
…has long been in repute for being complicated, but we can make the dating process very easy for you especially when you meet that special someone.
Lagos has several locations, spots, and places where you could go and have a lot of fun if you’re looking to take someone on a date, be it a business date or a romantic one.
Here are 15 of the fabulous places to go on a date in Lagos; you will have no trouble professing your love to that special someone when you visit any of these locations:
Rhapsody’s is gorgeous. Located in Ikeja City Mall in Alausa, Ikeja, the restaurant is known for its romantic settings, a perfect place for a date. You are going to enjoy a lovely afternoon or evening with their overall fine food and service. Instead of settling for fruit juice, you can woo your crush or prospect with an exquisite wine from their vast wine list. If you love seafood, you will certainly enjoy your date. Visit:Rhapsody’s
Bheerhugz is a perfect place for a romantic date or for a chance to impress a would-be client. Located in Ikeja City Mall, it is a spot for all kinds of minds and personalities with lots of activities for the quiet and the loud. It’s a spot that music and sports lovers will cherish; karaoke here is impeccable.
They are also known for their wide variety of drinks. In a finely dim, romantic scenery, you’ll enjoy their red hugz menu – chicken, fish and goat red hugz. The ‘Pork chops’ is a favorite, don’t leave without trying it. Not unless you’re Muslim of course.
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If your crush is a culture enthusiast, Taruwa is the best place for a date. It can also show a prospect that you’re an interesting personality in touch with the deeper things of life. Awe them with your cultural and poetic insight at this location. Located in Falomo, Ikoyi, it’s a beautiful arena where music and poetry speak volumes. Literally. Also it’s a place for all forms of dance and performing arts. Never a dull moment in Taruwa! Visit: Taruwa
4. Ember Creek
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Ember Creek has such an amazing vibe and ambiance for a friends’ hangout and romantic dates. Again, the location also works if you’re looking to impress a business person. Located on the lagoon shores of Ikoyi with a wonderful panoramic view of the waterfront terrace, it’s a resort that has so much to offer in terms of the terrain, food, drinks and other acts. It is such a great place to visit with your special someone. Visit: Ember Creek
5. Melting Moments
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This is a place where you get all sorts of ice cream. It’s not just known for ice cream but the aura that this place provides and the welcome is extraordinary and perfect for dates. Now, this location does not work for business dates. At all. It will send the wrong signals, possibly with the right answers. But it’s not a good idea to gamble with business.
Melting Point is located in the Ikeja City Mall. After all, it is said that everybody loves ice cream. Be adventurous and go for the Gelato Smoothie, it is incredibly delicious. Visit: Melting Moments
6. The Place
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Located on the island in Lekki Phase 1, The Place is far from the cacophony of Lagos and a short drive away from the waterfront. Varieties speak; food, drinks and all sorts of refreshment. The tempo is calm and music here speaks to your soul. Perfect for a date, particularly when you’re looking to really have some “alone” time with that special someone.
7. Barcelos, Ikeja
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The lights and interior are perfectly crafted and designed to welcome you with arms, breasts, thighs, and wings wide open. We are of course talking about the famous Barcelos chicken. Known for the grilled meat and cocktails of all kinds, Barcelos is a place with a touch of class for those who are looking to impress their dates. Delicious food and a cozy ambiance make for an ideal date night and that’s what Barcelos offers. Visit: Barcelos
8. Domino’s Pizza
Domino’s Pizza is everywhere in Lagos, either on the mainland or island. It’s a place where people frequent a lot not just for their tasty pizzas but also for what comes in between – the vibe, which is lively yet cozy, making for a great place to enjoy a delicious pizza and even talk for hours.
They are known for their interior designs with colours that speak softly and engage you all the while you’re on their premises. Perfect for all kind of dates. Visit: Domino’s Pizza
9. Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)
KFC has a lot of stores around Lagos with each located in strategic spots. The globally recognizable logo tells you one thing and one thing only: come in for that special chicken no one else makes quite like us! It’s a great location for a great date. Visit: KFC Nigeria
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Explore this breathtaking cafe’s collection of vintage books, music records, and art. Jazzhole is located off Awolowo way in Ikoyi.
It’s not your after-day spot but if you are a lover of art, books, and good music, it is a perfect place to go for a date. It’s quiet and calm for the reserved mind. Show off your intellectual and culturally in tune side with a visit to the Jazzhole. Jazzhole on Facebook
11. SS Lounge
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SS Lounge is located in Victoria Island, it’s a beautiful sport’s bar and lounge.
If a unique experience and setting are what you are looking for, this might just be it. It has a mature setting that makes it a super spot for a date or a casual business outing. Visit: SS Lounge on Facebook
12. Xovar Lounge
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Located in Lekki, it’s a beautiful stop for a date as it offers a lot in terms of entertainment, foods, and drinks. Xovar has both an indoor and an outdoor lounge. And, the architecture is perfectly crafted to suit customers of all classes.
The ambiance just right, not too casual and not too grand, with impressive service. It’s the perfect spot for a date. Visit: Xovar Lounge
13. The Grillroom at Wheatbaker Hotel
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Its interior design and craft are out of this world; beautiful beyond description. The grill room is known for the unique food (Sea Food). Each meal is a delicacy, each taste, a pure delight. Visit: The Wheatbaker
14. Cold Stone Creamery
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Cold Stone Creamery is a gem with a faithful following. Strictly known for their ice cream and shakes which come in a wide array of choices. Enjoy tasty shakes with you date in this cozy environment.
The ambience, service, and reception are priceless. This is a place you’ll certainly pick for a date over and over again. Visit: Cold Stone Creamery
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If you enjoy plain dates where you can just kick back and relax with your crush over a delicious meal, Alola is an amazing choice. Located in a calm section of Ikeja, just a short drive away from Maryland’s traffic, Alalo is the perfect spot for a date while on a low budget.
They serve uniquely prepared local dishes and the environment is very neat and comfy. Interestingly, their interior design is so African you might feel you are in an art gallery. Visit: Alalo Foods
And when it comes to dates – business or giving that special someone a treat – Lagos has more than enough spots to cater to the differences in lifestyles, pockets, and personalities.
You just need to take a little time to find which arrangement works for you and the ones above are just the right places to start.