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“Churrasco has slipped” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Lagoon Restaurant

Lagoon Restaurant
Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Lagos, Nigeria
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Ranked #35 of 99 Restaurants in Lagos
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Churrasco has slipped”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We went to Churrasco on prior trips to Lagos, as it was vibrant and good food. This time was a truely terrible experience. They had international credit card payment option signs everywhere - however our cards didnt work. Prior trips we didnt have a problem. We then waited for over an hour for them to sort out a bill so we could pay in cash. This include watching the manager yelling at the poor cashier - no wonder it took longer. As it is well known that expats have curfew restrictions it was really no excuse to drag out a simple process. I had to step in to help with the split of bill so we could get away on time.

On top of this the atmosphere was stagnant, and the food wasn't that great - in fact half our team (who had the seafood option) were ill over 2 days afterwards. The owners were rude to us and their staff. It was no wonder that the place was a lot more empty than what I remember from a trip 3 years ago. I certainly will not be returning.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Korean first
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English first
Lagos, Nigeria
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Nice variety of choice and not as expensive as some”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

There are basically three restaurants here. Lagoon has an open deck which is sometimes nice in the evening and makes a change from always sitting inside. The is a big bar and large cocktails which are generally good. You can sit here and order from any of the three restaurant if you wish. The food is good and great pizza. The one restaurant does great sushi and the other is a Brazilian which has a good selection of meat on huge skewers.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lagos, Nigeria
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Review of Lagoon-Outside”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Bit expensive for their Poor Service, takes hours, but very nice view and well set Restaurant and Bar.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Lagos, Nigeria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Superb Food and Excellent Atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

A great place facing the sea with wooden floor and a bar in the middle. A cool place to hang out with Hooka, drinks, great starters. the best thing is that it has good veg starters which is a rare find in Lagos. The food is great to taste n the music gives a relaxing feeling to the mind. The prices are reasonable and will fit your budget well. U will return to this place again and again. A must visit.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Good value for money in Lagos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I was invited to dinner by a client. I was pleasantly surprised by the great food and reasonable pricing. There are a few surprises on the bill such as service charges and taxes so it was not that cheap. However for Lagos this was good value with a great ambience on the lagoon. The waitrons also provided good service but the management are not always honest. Definitely would go back here again.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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