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Top 7 hangout spots in Lagos Mainland (UPDATED)

Living on the mainland can be just as much fun as living on the Island. You don’t necessarily have to go all the way to the island for a good time. This article is a list of incredible fun places to kick back and relax on the mainland in 2020.

Here are top 7 hangout spots in Lagos mainland in no particular order:



JJT Park (Johnson Jakande Tinubu Park)  

Johnson Jakande Tinubu park was commissioned by FMR. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode in 2017 and this spot have been one of the best recreational centre on the mainland. A well decorated public park beautify with trees, flowers, waterfall etc. It also offers free WIFI.

A dedicated playground for kids, and you could any form of entertaining event at this park. It is located at Alausa, beside the Lagos State Assembly in Lagos.

Hi Impact Planet 

Currently the coolest amusement park in Lagos. Hi Impact Planet is a family-themed park with world-class facilities. This park is filled with thrilling outdoor rides and exciting indoor games for kids, teenagers and yes the whole family will definitely have a fun-day.

Hi Impact Planet houses a cinema, restaurant, and guest rooms for travelers.

Ikeja City Mall

Standing as the biggest shopping mall in Lagos, Ikeja City mall has a lot of fun activities going on, easily categorized as one of the busiest place in Ikeja. The mall has over 100 shops ranging from Fashion, Beauty, Sport, Telecoms, Entertainment, Supermarket and loads of food court.

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The Orchid Bistro Cafe

This is a fine dining restaurant and cafe in the Ikeja GRA environs.  Once in the Orchid Bistro Cafe, you are taken aback by a beautiful orchid garden made up of some of the most exotic plants you can find, thereby giving this hangout spot a homely feeling and a very beautiful scenery. They offer a range of continental as well as Nigerian dishes. For that short afternoon coffee or lunch break, they serve nice pastries and cakes at reasonable prices.


La Mango Restaurant & Bar

Located on Lagos mainland, La mango is a restaurant and bar serving a wide range of drinks and food. It’s an excellent spot to hold meetings and for lunch breaks. The restaurant has an ultra-modern and classy feel to it. It’s a good spot to watch sports with the guys, relax, unwind, eat good food and have a drink all at the same time.


The Maryland Mall

The mainland population got a thing for shopping malls, and Maryland Mall is a perfect fit for fun cruise and great times. Some notable hangout spots in the Mall include Okele Cafe, Triple J Chinese Restaurant, Shuttle Foods, Bibi’s BBQ, Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, Miniso etc.

R Cafe

Rodizzio Restaurant and Bar

R Cafe, formerly known as Rodizzio is a restaurant located in Ikeja and it is greatly known for its signature meals which include the Jambalaya rice, unlimited BBQ, and platters.

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R Cafe comprises of a Restaurant, Lounge Bar, and Cafe. Inspired by the Brazilians’ love of meat & sense of fun, the Europeans’ healthy living lifestyle, the Americans’ demand for more and of course our Naija flavour, they created this fusion of cultures, making it one of the top hangout spots on the mainland!


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    1. Hello Kosoko,

      Thank you for reading and paying attention to details on this post. It is much appreciated that you updated us about the info on R Cafe which was formerly called Rodizzio.

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