Hard Rock Cafe, Nigeria

My Take:¬†One of the very first joints I visited during my stay in Lagos was Hard Rock Cafe. I’ve heard so many references about this American Restaurant, I was super excited to check it out. I loved the restaurant theme with the Rock and Roll Memorabilia hanging on the walls. I especially loved the outdoor area, that’s adjacent to the beach, over looking the Atlantic Ocean. Very nice place to soak up the sun and enjoy a nice cold beer. They occasionally invite guest Djs on Weekend nights and the place get’s lit ūüĒ•. Definitely a ¬†must visit when in Nigeria.

Location: Victoria island, Lagos (View on Map)

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Lunch @ Artisan Restaurant, Sankara

My Take:¬†Wifey hooked us up with a¬†complimentary lunch for 2 at the Artisan Restaurant, Sankara! Located at the heart of Westlands, The Sankara hotel is known for it’s class and 5 star¬†service, our experience there confirmed this. The Restaurant is on the ground floor and has a cosy outdoor setting with a somewhat formal atmosphere. I was fascinated by the high quality cutlery, which looked antique-like (almost made away with a spoon or two¬†ūüĎÄ ).¬†We had the mutton rogan gosh with naan and Chicken Tikka with Rice, all which was top-notch! The service, as expected, was also excellent. We sadly didn’t get a chance to visit the roof-top bar, which I hear has a exquisite view of Nairobi city, but that’s on my 2017 to-do list.

Location: Woodvale Groove, Westlands, Nairobi (View on Map)

Mashed Potatoes & Chicken Curry @Uptown

My Take: UpTown Grill located on Kilimani Road comes alive on Friday Nights with good music and provides a nice place for an after-work hang-out. It’s known for it’s wide selection of Matured Whiskey and I personally think quite a lot of creativity was put into its ¬†interior decor. It also has a nice balcony setting where you can get to enjoy a drink or a smoke…they also serve up some great meals.

Desc: Mashed Potatoes and Chicken Curry

Location: Kilimani Road (View on Map)