Places to Shop and Eat in Lagos
Lagos is the most vibrant city in Nigeria. Its seductive charm is legendary and for good reason. With the streets that are ever-buzzing with traffic and the noise of generators, one might assume that the city never sleeps.
However, those that are familiar with the city will beg to differ. We all know that the stress level in Lagos is second to none. Nevertheless, Lagosians sure know how to have a good time irrespective of the stress.
So where are the places Lagosians go to relax? Where do they buy their groceries if they want to avoid the stress of driving to a physical store?
Online Shopping in Lagos
This might sound strange to the average Nigerian, especially to those that don’t believe they can get quality fresh food items online. Over the years, Nigerians have been embracing online shopping for everything from phones to fish.
There are a couple of amazing online grocery stores in Lagos that are doing exceptionally well in rendering the best services to their customers. These are online stores that guarantee fresh groceries delivery a few hours after ordering.
Supermart is an online grocery delivery service that has over 10,000 items. On their website, you’ll find items ranging from fresh foods, drinks, snacks, toiletries, office supplies and everyday essentials. Pretty much anything you can find in a physical supermarket, you’ll find on Supermart.ng. What’s more, all the fresh fruit, vegetables and Naija ingredients you find in local markets are also available on their site. If you order by a certain time, they’ll guarantee same-day delivery.
2. Jumia Fresh
Jumia Fresh is Jumia’s online grocery delivery service that allows you to shop from thousands of grocery items across Lagos. People buy groceries from them because they find it convenient and also their items are very fresh.
For those that know this retail store, they will testify they sell quality food at an affordable. Well, they now have an online store as well so if you want to avoid the stress of driving, you can kick back and order on your phone.
The amazing thing to note about the three online grocery stores is that they all offer same-day delivery. This is why so many people in Lagos find their services very convenient and stress-free. Which one of the three do you shop with?
Restaurants to Eat Out in Lagos
For many Lagosians, life is all about work and more work. But what’s the point of working if you can’t enjoy the fruit of your labour? Once in a while, you should find time to eat out with family and friends. Here are a few restaurants you dine at without emptying your bank account.
1. Seven Eagles Spur Restaurant
This is a family restaurant located at Ikeja City Mall, close to the Alausa secretariat. The food is top notch and the staff is very professional. The menu is mainly barbecue and grills – so if you love meat, you’ll be comfortable here. For those who love to sing, there is a karaoke section.
2. Yellow Chili Restaurant
This restaurant has two outlets – in Ikeja GRA and Victoria Island. There’s a diverse menu of local and continental dishes that are decently priced. The food is of a high standard; it will have you coming back.
3. The Place Restaurant
This is one of the most popular restaurants in Victoria Island. Since their launch over a decade ago, they’ve gone on to open outlets across various locations on the Island and Mainland. Most outlets are open from 7am till midnight. The menu is primarily Nigerian so you’ll find everything from jollof rice and pounded yam to meat pies and moi moi. You can either eat it or take out. Pricing is affordable.