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Vista Alegre


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


French, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent cuisine in a modest looking restaurant hidden in an obscure back street. Worth making the effort to find it!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank peterturvey
Reviewed June 3, 2019

Fantastic, cosy restaurant with attentive, friendly service. Best french food in Lagos at a great price.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Goldenswancannon
Reviewed April 12, 2019

This restaurant is a little hard to find but really worth it. Four of us ate here on the 11/4/19 Well recommended by friends in the know! Quail starter was stunning as were the mains of Duck, Skate and Calfs liver. All four of the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Paulaxxxxxx
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

From outside it is hard to get the impression that this would be a great place, but indeed it is! Visiting with friends we had the best dinner we have had in Lagos (and we live here since many years). The food: Don’t miss the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Svenosvensk
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Would have been excellent however none of the plates were warm so food went cold immediately. Everything else good but regrettably would not go back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 772cathr
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Wow, what an off the track location but amazing food all prepared by the owner. Receommneded to us by the owner of our villa. Every dish was presented wonderfully - even the frogs legs were deboned and delicious. French fries using real hand cut potatoes....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BigFoodyMan
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Good conversation with good friends. Meal was a bit bland and lunch took from 1 until 4 although part of this was due to our conversation. Food lacked the "wow" factor that the French cuisine should be!! The final bill with only one bottle of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Roger T
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Had a great evening dining at Vista Alegre on a warm summer evening. The restaurant itself is pretty small with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. For starters we had bread and olives as well as tomatoes and mozzarella, which were all amazing despite their simple...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 862samil
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Great little French Restaurant in the backstreets of Lagos. Food is freshly cooked in open kitchen. Well priced smallish menu and excellent house wine, if that's your preference. Friendly and intimate, probably better booking as not a lot of covers. Have visited the restaurant at...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank gudge53
Reviewed August 18, 2017

It's time to introduce you to one of the very best restaurants in Lagos: Vista Alegre. Not the easiest of restaurants to find but find it you must as you'll be blown away by the food. It's a family-run restaurant situated on the ground floor...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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