Imagine it is Christmas Day and everything has gone haywire: your kitchen is a mess, the food you have been laboring for hours to cook is charred, everyone is on your neck and you are filled with a mélange of irritation, anger and guilt that you have single-handedly ruined lunch. Luckily, it does not have to be the end of the world.
If you are in Lagos, you can always resort to one of the top restaurants in the metro where you can enjoy a fuss-free buffet. From intercontinental, indian and chinese to african you can enjoy amazing and festive meals to suite your tastes and budget.
Why set yourself up for despair when you can relax at one of these top-shelf restaurants in the city?
Southern Sun, Ikoyi
Acclaimed to be the best spot for dining in the city, The Southern Sun Ikoyi Hotel offers the best of local flavors with an international, modern take on dining. The popular restaurant serves 24 hours breakfast, lunch, dinner buffets, a la carte and light meals every day, with a number of weekly specials on holidays, including Christmas. The buffet service includes breakfast at 6.30 am – 10.30 am, lunch and dinner from 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm. Put your apron away on Christmas day and enjoy the restaurant’s extensive menu which is complemented with a fine selection of international wines. Here, you’ll get to enjoy a dining experience on par with five-star hotels but at a much lower price.
Golden Tulip Festac Restaurant
Golden tulip Resturant, located within the Golden Tulip hotel in Festac, Lagos, is an upscale buffet nest that offers you traditional and contemporary African and foreign dishes, beautifully decorated in a conducive atmosphere. Guest get the opportunity to relax and enjoy the serene atmosphere around the hotel. The menu features all favorite holiday comfort foods, all you need do is pay a visit on Christmas Day for brunch on any of the 12 days of Christmas.
A subsidiary of Monty Suites in Calabar and Uyo , Monty Buffet, located at 29 Karimu Kotun, Victoria Island, Lagos is a strictly buffet restaurant at a very affordable price of $20 per head. You can visit solo of as a group (less than twenty) , however, e-mail reservation is mandatory for an all you can eat buffet of various dishes. Monty Buffetcaters to fussy and fuss free dinners this Christmas, with a wide array of food trays to choose from. You can enjoy Monty Special Fried Rice with Julienne Veg. Chicken Or Fish In Chilli Sauce and Chicken Chisato if that is your preference, yoy have all you need to indulge your taste buds.
This culinary gem located at the Intercontinental hotel, Lagos, is much-loved for its authentic meals (Nigerian and intercontinental), Live cooking stations and interactive chef-to-guest serving style. Open all day, including on Christmas, It is features high ceiling skylights , delicate walls and pillars all overlooking a spectacular terrace fountain. Add its cozy and inviting atmosphere to the mix, and you will be all set for an extremely satisfying holiday dinner. Their Opening hours for buffet include: breakfast – 6:30-10am, lunch- 12:30-3:30pm and dinner – 6:30pm-10pm.
Crockpot restaurant, Ikeja
Think Chicken breast Marinated in herbs and olive oil with an Ages balsamic glaze and Homemade Italian Class vegetable soup perfumed with drops of pesto. Are you salivating yet? And that’ll only take about $30 off you. This modern restaurant Located at Sheraton Lagos Hotel is perfect for those who like to control their own portions as they offer scrumptious, extensive buffet meals. Lunch and Dinner Buffet is served daily at the Crockpot Restaurant.