7 Cool Places to Hangout in Lagos Mainland 2017

If you’re looking for a list of the coolest places to hangout in Lagos Mainland, this is it! 

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A lot of people who live in Lagos State, Nigeria believe that there are little or no options when it comes to finding that perfect classy hangout spot in Lagos Mainland, especially when compared to Lagos Island. So they usually take a trip down to the island at any slight opportunity for leisure, to go chill out and relax.

Tired of commuting to the island every time you want to hang out with your friends or that ‘special one’ in your life? You need not stress yourself. Lagos mainland also has cool places you can go to hangout. Ranging from exquisite hotels in Ikeja to shopping malls, you are bound to find a lot of places. You do not necessarily have to go all the way to the island before you can have fun. Below are some cool places you can visit in Lagos mainland:




7 Totally Chilled-Out Places to Hangout In Lagos Mainland


1. The Orchid Bistro Cafe

Address: No. 58a Isaac John Street G.R.A. Ikeja

The Orchid Bistro Cafe is a top class fine dining restaurant and cafe situated in the heart of Ikeja. It has a beautiful orchid garden consisting of some of the most exotic plants you can find in Nigeria. This makes it a cool place to hangout. Asides this, the bistro also has a beautiful scenery, making it an alluring sight to all and sundry.

Their restaurant offers a wide variety of continental as well as Nigerian delicacies. If you are looking for a place to hangout for afternoon coffee or lunch break, then the Orchid Bistro Cafe is the right place for you. They serve nice cakes and pastries at very affordable prices.  Oh, I forgot to add that their breakfast buffet on Sunday is out of this world. You need to go there to experience it for yourself.


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2. The Maryland Mall

Address: Maryland Mall, 350-360 Ikorodu Road, Lagos, Nigeria

The Maryland Mall has been designed with every bit of your comfort and convenience in mind. Its convenient location, internal ambiance, exterior illumination and generous parking facilities have been carefully designed to ensure every visit to the Maryland Mall will leave you longing for the next. A few nice spots within the Maryland Mall include Okele Restaurant, Triple J Chinese Restaurant, Shuttles Foods, The Place Restaurant, Bibi’s Grill, Genesis Deluxe Cinemas and many more.

Strategically located to conveniently serve the leisure needs of Maryland, Mende, Ikeja, Anthony and Ilupeju environs, Maryland Mall offers you a new refreshing hangout and leisure experience on the mainland.

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3. La Mango Restaurant & Bar

Address: No. 2 Adekunle Fajuyi Way, off (and very near to) Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way.

Looking for a cool place to hangout with your friends on a fine sunny afternoon? Then La Mango Restaurant and Bar is the right place for you. Situated in Lagos Mainland, La Mango is a restaurant and bar offering a wide range of food and drinks.

It is also an excellent location for holding business meetings and having lunch breaks. If you are a lover of sports, then you can come relax and watch your favorite team play while enjoying the company of your friends.

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4. Melting Moments

Address:  Ikeja City Mall.

If you are looking for a place to bring that ‘special one’ to, then search no further. Melting Moments is not just notable for its variety of assorted ice cream, but the aura that its environment provides. It has an extraordinary reception and is perfect for romantic dates. It is located in Ikeja City Mall and offers incredibly delicious ice cream.

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5. R Café, Formerly Rodizzio Restaurant and Bar, GRA

Address: 29, Isaac John Street, G.R.A. Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria

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R Cafe is certainly a cool hangout spot on the mainland. It is located in the heart of Ikeja and comprises of a Restaurant, Lounge Bar, and Cafe.
Great food, great ambiance is what you are guaranteed to experience whenever you visit R Cafe! It is greatly known for its signature meals which include the Jambalaya rice, unlimited

It is greatly known for its signature meals which include the Jambalaya rice, unlimited BBQ, and platters. And, the contemporary decor is designed to make you feel relaxed while you enjoy your meals at any time of the day.

Also, enjoy comedy club with a host of comedians in one of their private halls that seat up to 100 guests every Wednesday 7-10pm

So, whether you want a quick coffee or delicious lunch before or after work, or a cozy romantic night with your partner. R Cafe can cater to these needs.

Check out their food menu list from here – R CAFE FOOD MENU

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Address: Sheraton Lagos Hotel – No 30 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Airport Rd, Ikeja, Lagos.

Looking for a perfect place to take your date to, POOL TERRACE is your best bet. Situated in Ikeja City Mall in Alausa Ikeja, The Pool Terrace Bar offers a fantastic atmosphere to relax, unwind and have a great meal or enjoy a cold beer and exotic cocktails with your friends. If you are lucky enough to find yourself there on a Friday after 5 pm, you will have an opportunity to enjoy live band music at the WAZOBIA night.

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7. The FAB Restaurant and Lounge

Address: 25, Oduduwa Way, Off Isaac John Street, Ikeja, GRA, Lagos.

The FAB Restaurant and Lounge, Ikeja is a superb restaurant and lounge – termed the Nigeria’s first non-alcoholic, non-smoking bar and lounge. It is one of the best places to hangout in Lagos Mainland. It is a chill spot known for its creative drink mixes and mature ambiance. They also specialize in making the best of African and intercontinental dishes skilfully handled by experienced chefs. There is the restaurant area, the main lounge section, the VIP sections and the bar section.

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There you have it, 7 amazing places to hangout in Lagos Mainland. If you are new in Lagos, don’t fail to check out these places before you head out from this town. Thanks for reading.

Yours in Style,

Kobi O. Mbagwu (Mr. Kobi)
Founder, MrKoachman.com
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I am Mr. Kobi, a professional style consultant, menswear blogger & entrepreneur who uses fashion to change people’s lives. My personal goal is to help gentlemen dress better, live well, do well and develop a unique personal style that matches with their lifestyle and goals. I believe that success can be built through style. I believe that fashion is a tool that can be used to change people’s lives positively. I strongly believe that if you dress well, you look good, and if you look good, you feel good and when you feel good, you worry less, and the less you worry the more you are able to stay motivated and focused in your goals pursuit and by so doing you are able to live a more fulfilling and successful life.