Must see restaurants in Nigeria

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    Top Choice

    Indigo

    Subtly flavoured Indian food served in a refined atmosphere in lovely metal dishes. There's a picture window onto the traditional clay oven, where fresh…

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    Cactus

    This place labels itself primarily as a patisserie, but it also serves up proper meals throughout the day. Breakfasts of pancakes or bacon are good, as…

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    Sherlaton

    Vegetarians suffer a lot in Nigeria, but this Indian restaurant really comes to the rescue. With tasty and filling portions at good prices, the Sherlaton…

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    Kabachi Chinese Fusion Bistro

    Ibadan's favourite Asian restaurant, where teppanyaki chefs whip up meat, fish and veg dishes such as chow mein and Sichuan beef. Great service and…

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    Wakkis

    A pointy-roofed brick building housing an excellent Indian restaurant: there's a charcoal pit in the open kitchen for cooking up tandoori classics. Good…

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    Pizze-Riah

    Brick-oven pizza in a lovely outdoor setting, with a play area for kids.

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    Ikoyi Hotel Suya

    Lagosians claim the best suya in town can be found at the stall outside the Ikoyi Hotel. Not just beef and goat, but chicken, liver and kidney, plus some…

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    Yellow Chilli

    Well-presented Nigerian dishes in swish surroundings. It's carried off well, with tasty dishes in reasonable portions and good service – a great way to…

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    Art Cafe

    A lovely little cafe-pub which also sells arts and crafts. It does good coffee and snacks, and the laid-back arty vibe is a nice contrast to the bland…

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    Al-Amir

    If you want to eat like a local, head here. The 'special plate' has a bit of everything in a serving, but also try northern specialities like miyan taushe…

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    Spice Food

    If you've been craving some vegetarian food, this fantastic Indian restaurant will answer your prayers (meat dishes are also served) and the owner loves…

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    Old Airport Junction

    Good meals can be found at Old Airport Junction – pull up a table and munch on grilled fish, Suya or masa (meals from N500).

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    Fasania

    This Chinese restaurant has a better-than-average selection of dishes, all cooked and served efficiently. Alcohol is served.