Dating 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 is awash with 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 has a gorgeous ambience. 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 a fruit juice, you can woo your crush with a exquisite wine from their vast wine list. If you love seafood, you will certainly enjoy your date.
Bheerhugz is a perfect place for a romantic date. 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 favourite, don’t leave without trying it.
If your crush is a culture enthusiast, Taruwa is the best place for a date. Awe your crush with your cultural and poetic insight at this location. Located in Falomo, Ikoyi, it’s a beautiful arena where music and poetry speak volumes. Also it’s a place for all forms of dance and performing arts. Never a dull moment in Taruwa!
4. Ember Creek
Ember Creek has such an amazing vibe and ambiance for friends hangout and romantic dates.Located on the coastal 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 has such a great place to visit with your special someone.
5. Melting Moments
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. 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.
6. The Place
Located on the island in Lekki phase 1, The Place is far from the cacophony of Lagos and a 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
The lights and interior are perfectly crafted and designed to welcome you with arm’s wide open. Known for the grilled meat and cocktails of all kind, Barcelos is a place with a touch of class for those who are looking to impress their dates. Delicious food and a cozy ambiance makes for an ideal date night and that’s what Barcelos offers.
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 pizza but also for what comes in between – the vibes, which is lively yet cosy, making for a great place to enjoy a delicious pizza and even talk for hours. They are known for their interior design with colours that speaks to all personalities. Perfect for all kind of dates.
9. Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)
KFC has a lot of branches, scattered round Lagos with each located in strategic spots. Their distinctive shade of red speaks in silence, creating this aura of love and welcome. They are known for their delicious chicken drumsticks and chips. It’s also a great location for a great date.
Explore this breathtaking cafe’s collection of vintage books, music record 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.
11. SS Lounge
SS Lounge is located in Victoria Island in Lagos, it’s a beautiful sport’s bar and lounge. It’s a comfy environment for sports, food and drinks in all varieties. If a unique experience and setting is what you are looking for, this might just be it. It has a sheer ambience that makes it a super spot for a date.
12. Xovar Lounge
Located in Lekki, it’s a beautiful stop for a date as it offers a lot in terms of entertainment, foods and drinks. The architectural piece is perfectly crafted to suit customers of all class with both an indoor and outdoor lounge. The ambiance just right, not too casual and not too grand, with impressive service. It’s the perfect spot for a date.
13. The Grillroom at Wheatbaker Hotel
Its interior design and craft is 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 and pure delight. It’s a perfect spot that is soothing for a date.
14. Cold Stone Creamery
Cold Stone Creamery is a hidden gem with a faithful following. Strictly known for their ice cream and shakes which comes in a wide array of choices. Enjoy tasty shakes with you date in this cosy environment. The ambience, service and reception are priceless. A place you’ll certainly pick for a date over and over again.
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. There interior design is so African that you may feel you are in an art gallery.
When it comes to dates, be it business or giving that special someone a treat, Lagos sure has more than enough spots to cater to the differences in lifestyles, pockets and personalities. From the music lover to the sports lover to the one who likes it natural, none is left out. You just need to take a little time to finding which arrangement works for you and the ones above are just the right places to start.