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Oriental Garden

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3 Lekki Road | Victoria Island, Lagos 550104, Nigeria
+234 1 280 6600
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant in Oriental Hotel, like its sister "Mayumi", falls under the great food at affordable prices. The Chinese menu is very rich, with sizzling dishes as well, in Lagos where decent Chinese joints are rare to find. The dumplings are excellent, so is the crab. The availability of Australian white wine was also a plus. Had dinner there several... More 

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Thank Jad S
Kremenchuk, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

The BEST Chinese restaurant in Lagos. Good for the groups, family dinner and romantic dates. Big variety of Chinese cuisine with good service. Decent place with nice decor and ambiance. Classic music making good background. Nice lagoon view from the tables near windows. The portions are big enough to share. Also they have a private banquet room for the events.

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Thank Valdis A
Lagos, Nigeria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been here before but expected more from the location and view from the outside. Huge hotel but the restaurant and interior is a bit dated. The restaurant ambiance wasn't very nice at all. The food was okay though ... just okay. Overall average I think. Not sure I will be coming back to be honest as nothing stood out... More 

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

I was taken here by a colleague who chose my food for me. Not a good idea! The place is beautiful and full of Chinese speaking people, so I presume it is really good and authentic. Sadly, my host picked all the things I do not like. The saving grace was the wonderful prawns, hot and spicy and the last... More 

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Thank lezmeg
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

The Oriental Garden Restaurant is a nice Chinese restaurant on Lekki Road. Serving good food in a nice environment

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Thank Ibadanboy
Red Deer, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2015

Good food, staff is slow but thats Nigeria for you, The food is really good but big, The prices are high but that is also Nigeria for you.

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Thank Tyler H
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2015

If youre expecting Mandarin Oriental then you probably need to revise your expectations. Its a massive hotel in Victoria Island with good location on the banks of the river and cheaper room rates than the better known chains nearby that are all newer. I didn't hate this hotel. It just needs an urgent refresh and redesign. The rooms are cavernously... More 

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Thank Chris M
Linz, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2015

I'm normally not a big fan of the Chinese cuisine but this restaurant was surprisingly good. Went here for business lunch and enjoyed the food and service very much. Prices are reasonable and the portions of fried rice are huge. Nice lagoon view.

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Thank Michael W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch with the office staff when visiting Lagos office this week and they brought us here. The office staff really likes the food and whilst it is not fantastic or anything, I would give it a score of 6/10. Happy to come back here anytime as price were reasonable, quality is good and food was authentic!

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Thank Dzul B
Spring, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015

Nice ambience and food. Good-time had by my wife and I. The food and appetizers were all good and prices reasonable for Lagos. Went for a late afternoon drinks at Sundown overlooking the Lagoon and then a nice dinner. The Crab Claws were very good. Wait staff was excellent. We will return.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Lekki Road | Victoria Island, Lagos 550104, Nigeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Nigeria  >  Lagos State  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +234 1 280 6600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?