What if I told you that you could go out with your girlfriend on a budget? Yes, there are places in Lagos that you can go out with your partner on a ₦5,000 budget.
Lagos is the home of some of the most romantic spots and beautiful places in Nigeria. There are tons of places where you can head to, relax, enjoy, and have fun.
When you are in a relationship and love gets a grip on you, you are obligated to do some nice things to make your partner him/her feel comfortable throughout the union.
Making your partner happy is one way of the best to sustain a wonderful relationship. If the female counterpart in the relationship expects you to spoil her but your financial aspect is preventing you from doing so, the relationship may crash sooner than you expect.
But here’s the thing, there are hundreds of places in Lagos that you can take your partner to for a romantic date without breaking your bank. These locations are budget-friendly and can help any couple creates unforgettable memories.
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Top 10 Best Places To Go Out On A Date In Lagos
If you’re looking for elegant scenery where you can take your partner out for a perfect business or romantic date in Lagos, there are a lot of places that you can choose from but these 10 stands out as the best places to enjoy a romantic date in Lagos.
Nothing says closure better than deep-fried chicken from KFC. The best thing about going out on a date in KFC is that it is not just budget-friendly; the brand serves one of the most delicious fried rice and chicken in Nigeria.
KFC is an international eatery that has thousands of franchises and branches across the world. The KFC menu allows you to order any from sandwiches to chicken, sodas, pie, and fries.
It is the perfect spot for your first date. The environment is perfect if you are your date are just starting to know each other. Aside from offering you the best atmosphere suitable for establishing the basis of your relationship, KFC boasts well-trained staff, some of the most delicious snacks, and outlets all across Lagos.
KFC is an ideal spot for a casual date. If it is the first time that you are going out with your partner, you should order a bucket of chicken with dipping sauce and soda.
KFC chicken can conquer the hearts and taste-buds of anybody. Try it and thank me later.
2. Domino’s Pizza & ColdStone Creamery
The mouth is one of the easiest ways to get to a Nigerian girl’s heart, quote me on that. Domino’s Pizza offers one of the most delicious pizza in Nigeria and you can top it off with ice cream from Coldstone Creamery.
There are hundreds of Domino’s Pizza and Coldstone Creamery outlets in Lagos. A box of Pepperoni Pizza and a bucket of strawberry and vanilla ice cream is all you need to get to know your partner better.
The heavenly environment is Domino’s stores allow you to enjoy an intimate conversation while munching down delicious slices of pizza and vanilla ice cream.
You can also enjoy a romantic date is any Domino’s Pizza outlet even if you just have ₦5,000 in your wallet. How great is that?
Well if you think it’s a wonderful idea, rush down to any Dominos store with your partner and give him/her the chance to make an order.
3. New Afrika Shrine
The New Afrika Shrine is one of the best places to visit on a date. If your partner is in love with Nigerian art and culture, then you are sure to have a fabulous experience. There are a lot of fun things that you can in the New Afrika Shrine.
The New Afrika Shrine is an open-air entertainment getaway in Ikeja, Lagos State. It is the best place to go out on a date if you and your partner is serious about the relationship and are officially dating.
This location holds a lot of stories about Nigerian Music, Africa Arts, and Post-independence highlights. Aside from being a perfect spot for a date, it is also a top-notch tourist attraction in the heart of Lagos.
This iconic resort has been standing since the 1970s but was burnt down in 1977. The current Shrine is a better version of the old one.
Even the president of France, President Emmanuel Macron has visited the New Afrika Shrine. What is stopping you from doing so? Rush down to the Shrine with your girlfriend and enjoy yourself.
4. The Place
The Place is the best restaurant in Ikeja and another iconic place to go out on an epic date with your partner. It offers one of the best vegetarian meals in the country and has a very reliable staff that is eager to assist you throughout your stay.
Aside from giving you and your date one of the best experiences, they have one of the most iconic bars, lounge, club, and reception. They offer a lot of options that will make your visit memorable.
5. Silverbird Cinema
Going out on a date to watch an epic movie and fill your mouth with popcorn is not such a bad idea right? Well if it’s not, you’ll be excited to know that the Silverbird Cinemas are one of the best places to enjoy a quick getaway with your partner.
You can purchase a movie ticket with popcorn and drink for two for just ₦3,000. Besides, there are epic movies in Silverbird’s playlist that can be played at the request of the couple. They can even personalize the cinema to make your experience even perfect.
Silverbird Cinemas also have a child brand, Big Mama. BIG Mama allows you to enjoy the best local and international food, drinks, and services at a very affordable price. The child brand was established to recreate a homely feel for moviegoers.
6. Club Quilox
Club Quilox is one of the biggest clubs in Nigeria and the experience you get is just one of a kind. The best thing about Quilox is that a lot of Nigerian celebrities hang around their bar. If you are lucky, you might run into Davido or Tiwa Savage during your stay.
Just in case you don’t know, Club Quilox is a luxurious nightclub, restaurant, and bar in Victoria Island, Lagos. Established in 2013 by Shina Peller, Club Quilox is an exciting venue to party with your date and her friends if necessary.
Aside from the fact that Club Quilox offers one of the most unforgettable party experiences, it has a very attractive and impeccable interior design and finishing. Its beauty is complemented with stunning lighting, 5 stars customer service, hospitality, and an over-the-roof sound system.
7. Elegushi Beach
Elegushi may sound like a local cuisine but the experience that you get in this venue is just splendid. Elegushi Beach is not just an iconic tourist destination in Nigeria and one of the best places to go out on a date in Nigeria.
There are a lot of fun games and events that you can enjoy on a date at Elegushi beach. This water world is popular for its emerald clear shine, warm cozy sands, and romantic scenery.
You can get a gate pass for you and your date for just ₦1,000. Once you are in, the real fun begins. If you do get hungry during your stay, don’t be afraid, there are hundreds of restaurants and kiosk close to the beachfront that sells delicious snacks and food.
There’s also a place I know close to Elegushi Beach that serves the best Amala and Ewedu in Lagos. It seems like they used the best mortar and Pestle to pound the Yam bark because the whole thing comes out fine and smooth.
All that is left is for you to enjoy your date with your partner.
If you like fancy food, then you should rush down to Barcelos for a date. There are so many amazing things you get to taste in this breath-taking restaurant. Barcelos is a popular eatery in the Lagos mainland because they serve some of the most delicious exotic foods in Lagos.
If you want to taste sometimes new and surprisingly amazing, then head down to Barcelos and take your girlfriend with you so you can make the experience one to remember.
Aside from serving some of the most delicious exotic dishes in Lagos, they also serve some of the healthiest local and international meals and they all come at a budget-friendly price.
9. Nigerian National Museum
This iconic museum was founded in 1957 by the English archaeologist, Kenneth Murray. It is one of the best places to hang out with your date if you want to spend quiet time together.
The Nigerian National Museum in the Onikan, Lagos holds some of the most historic segments of Nigeria’s history. The museum has a notable collection of Nigerian arts, archaeological pieces, and ethnographic exhibits.
Sure there won’t be a lot of fun things to do but the experience would be memorable. A tour around the museum would reveal how little you knew about Nigeria. If you want to leave your date speechless, take her to the national museum and leave her amazed.
10. Lekki Conservation Centre
Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC) is a 190-acre natural resource conservation area in Lekki, Lagos State. If you want to go out with a lady and you don’t want it to look like a date, the Lekki Conservation center is the perfect spot for you.
This all-natural park is one of the best places to have fun for a date, picnic, and get together. When you get to the reserve, you’ll be welcomed with a boulevard of coconut trees, abundance of plant life, animal sanctuaries, elegant hiking trails, tree houses, and the iconic canopy walk.
If you’ve not tried the canopy walk, I implore you to try it. It’s Awesome. Every bit of it is amazing. The Lekki Conservation Centre ranks as one of the best Recreational parks In Lagos and the perfect date getaway with your partner. A journey to this sanctuary will give you and your girlfriend the best experience.