Classy But Cheap Restaurants In Ikoyi And Victoria Island

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Classy But Cheap  Restaurants In Ikoyi And Victoria Island


A restaurant is a business or organization that prepares and serves food and drinks to individuals who pay for the services. Meals can be eaten in the environment or premises or perform home deliveries or takeout services.

Most Restaurants offer a wide variety of cuisine and a vast selection of wines and beverages. Several models of restaurants exists. They can be breakfast bars, fast food establishment, cafeterias, family restaurants and then luxury restaurants.



Ikoyi and Victoria Island are recognized as opulent and affluent areas in Lagos. It has been thought to house the creme de la creme of Lagos. Apart from housing the elites, they are also the business and financial hub of Lagos State

There are quite a number of good restaurants which cater to all pocket sizes in Ikoyi and Victoria Island. Check out these classy but cheap restaurants in Ikoyi.

Related: Classy but cheap restaurants in Abuja

Classy and cheap restaurants in Ikoyi and Victoria Island

1) Zolene Restaurant

It is located at 26 Mekunwen Road, Ikoyi, Lagos State

 Zolene is a classy and cheap restaurant in Ikoyi. They specialize in African dishes with a nice twist and a different feel to it.

Opening and working hours if from 8am to 10pm everyday.




This includes

African pesto

Yam and plantain croquettes

Pepper soup

Jollof rice with peppered snails.


Chicken wings and much more.

Visit the website to know more about the restaurant in Ikoyi especially the menu, reservations and take outs.

2) Samantha bistro and grill


Samantha bistro and grill is a classy restaurant in ikoyi. It is located at 7 Rumens Rd, Ikoyi, Lagos. The restaurant boasts of a wide variety of meal selection, experienced chef and excellent customer care. The environment is great for relaxation and meetings. The restaurant also has takeout and delivery options.

Working hours

Monday           11am–7pm

Tuesday           8am–10pm

Wednesday     8am–10pm

Thursday.      8am–10pm

Friday  8am–10pm

Saturday          8am–10pm

Sunday            9am–10pm



Grilled cranberry turkey wings- #2,000.00

Cheesy garlic bread -#2,000.00

Grilled BBQ chicken-#2,000.00

Chicken suya- #2000.00



Peppered gizzard+,000.00


  • Shredded beef in Veggie sauce -#5,000.00

Served with garlic butter rice

  •    Chicken & mushroom pasta (tomato /cream sauce) -#5,000.00

Served with focaccia on the side

  • Grilled chicken salad -#4,500.00

Served with any dressing of your choice

  • Grilled chicken veggie & chips -#5,000.00

Served with pepper sauce & ketcup

  • Bolognese pasta -#5,000.00

Served with focaccia bread on the side

  • Barracuda curry -#5,800.00

Served with mashed potato or any side of your choice

  • Goat curry -#6,000.00

Served with steamed rice or any side of your choice

  • Oxtail curry -#6,000.00

Served with boiled sweet potato or any side of your choice

  • Greek salad -#4,500.00

Served with any dressing of your choice

  • Goat arabiatta pasta- #5,500.00

Served with focaccia bread on the side

  • Seafood pasta (Cream /Tomato sauce) -#6,500.00

 with focaccia bread on the side



  • Pulled pork curry -#6,000.00

Served with jollof rice

  • Chicken curry -#5,000.00

Served with steamed vegetables

  • Peppered grilled prawn -#7,500.00

Served with mushroom rice

Village grille

  • Grilled teriyaki quarter chicken -#6,000.00

Served with turmeric rice

  • Grilled teriyaki half chicken -#6,000.00

Served with vegetable rice with coconut milk

  • Grilled croaker fish- #6,000.00

Served with aubergine rice with garlic & herbs

  • Grilled pork chops -#6,000.00

Served with broccoli rice

  • Spicy chicken wrap -#6,000.00

Served with fries


  • Veggie breakfast burger -#2,500.00

Seasonal veggies made into a patty, fried egg, mushrooms

  • Breakfast sausage burger -#2,500.00

Pork sausage, fried egg, caramelised onions

Buttery bread

  • Cinnamon rolls -#1,000.00
  • Brioche loaf -#2,000.00
  • Sourdough loaf -#1,500.00

Savoury bread

  • Challah loaf -#3,000.00
  • Cheese rolls -#1,000.00
  • Savoury brioche couronne -#4,000.00
  • Onion and mushroom loaves -#2,000.00
  • Olive sourdough fougasse -#3,500.00
  • Basil and emmental sourdough -#4,500.00
  • Seeded loaf -#2,800.00
  • Zucchini walnut rolls -#3,000.00
  • Lemon sesame rolls -#1,500.00
  • Spiced pumpkin bread -#2,200.00
  • Oatmeal bread -#2,500.00
  • Jalapenos cheese bread -#2,200.00
  • Rosemary loaf- #1,500.00

Sweet bread



  • Apple cinnamon rolls-#1,500.00
  • Sweet and sticky walnut rolls -#2,000.00
  • Milk bread rolls -#500.00
  • Dark chocolate bread rolls -#800.00
  • Orange and chocolate brioche -#4,500.00
  • Lemon and orange sweet bread -#4,500.00
  • Berry and chocolate bread -#3,500.00
  • Coconut bread rolls -#700.00
  • Fruit loaf -#3,800.00

Sweet cake loaf

  • Coconut cake loaf -#4,000.00
  • Banana bread -#3,000.00
  • Strawberry bread -#5,000.00
  • Chocolate banana bread -#3,800.00
  • Fruit and almond cake -#4,500.00
  • Boozy fruit cake -#5,000.00
  • Ricotta Calvados cake -#6,500.00

Brioche bakery

  • Baked chinchin -#350.00

Shortbread -#300.00

  • Cookies -#300.00
  • Fried chinchin -#300.00
  • Brownies -#600.00
  • Egg roll -#200.00
  • Sausage rolls -#500.00

Visit their website here for reservations, enquiries and more information about the menu.

Also Read: List of top cinemas in Abuja

3) Cactus Restaurant

restaurants in Ikoyi

Cactus restaurant is located at 20/24 Ozumba Mbadiwe Street Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. It is one of the classy but cheap restaurants in Ikoyi and Victoria Island. It boasts of a vast selection of tasty meals. Their telephone number is +2348027777666.




Breakfast boosters.

  • Pancakes #1000,
  •  Bacon, Ham or Turkey #1000,
  • Cheese #1000
  • Grilled Sausage #1000,
  • Tuna #1000,
  • Grilled Vegetables #500,
  • Porridge Beans #800,
  • Baked Beans #500
  • Boiled Yam or Fried Plantain #500,
  •  Fruit Cuts #800,
  •  Extra Egg #1000.


  • Lagos passion -# 5,500

A red pepper and onion omelette served with a side of porridge beans, sausage, fried plantain and fresh tomato stew

  • English breakfast -#5,500

Three fried eggs, served with bacon, sausage, hash brown, baked beans, and grilled vegetables

Craft your own omelette -#5,500


  • The breakfast burger -# 5,500
  • Avocado toast -$4,500

Sweet touch

  • Pancake -#1000
  • Waffles -#4800
  • Smoothies -#2500. Choose your flavour from Mango, Strawberry, Peach or Berries

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  • Fish or chicken pepper soup -#4000
  • Minestrone soup -#3,500
  • Plantain and yam fries -# 3,500
  • French fries -#2,000
  • Hummus dip-# 3,800
  • Crispy calamari -# 7,500
  • Big house wings -# 4,300
  • Salman tartar -# 6,300
  • Beef or chicken suya -#5,200
  • Summer rolls -#3,500




Suggested Homemade Dressings: Mustard Vinaigrette, Thousand Island, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Lemon Mayonnaise

  • Kale strawberry salad-# 7,000
  • Festival salad-# 5,200
  • Season with a twist-# 5,200
  • Tuna pasta salad-# 6,800
  • Quinoa-#5,800


All sandwiches are served with house salad and french fries

  • Club sandwich-#5,600
  • Chicken wrap-#5,200
  • Turkey and cheese-# 4,800
  • Veggie wrap-#4,000

Our homemade brown multi cereal wrap filled with vegetable mix served with lemon oil sauce


All burgers are served with coleslaw and french fries in a homemade burger bun. Add Cheese 1000 N

  • The classic -# 5,500
  • Mac and beef-# 7,200
  • Chicken -# 5,500
  • BBQ -#5900
  • Fish -#6200


Add Parmesan 1500 N

  • Spaghetti and tomato basil-#4,800
  • Spaghetti bolognese 5000
  • Chicken and shrimp 6500


Pizza toppers

  • Ham N1000,
  • Turkey N1000,
  • Chorizo N1000
  • Sausage N1000
  • Chicken N1000,
  • Sundried Tomatoes N500,
  • Artichoke N500,
  • Olives N500,
  • Feta Cheese N500,
  •  Parmesan N1000,
  • Shrimps N1500
  •  Truffle Oil N1000,
  • Margarita -#3900
  • Pepperoni #5000
  •  Vegetarian -# 4500
  • Four season -#4800
  • Truffle -#7500
  • Bbq chicken -#4,800

Main event



All the mains are served with vegetables and one side of your choice: French Fries, Potato Wedges, Yam Fries, Mashed Potato, Steamed Rice, Jollof Rice or Vegetable Fried Rice

  • Grilled chicken -#6,800
  • Fish and chips -# 6,800
  • Stir fry noodles-# 7,200

 Kids menu

  • Burgers -#2800
  • Fish fingers -#3500
  • Nuggets-#3200
  • Mac and cheese -# 3,500
  • Spaghetti pomodoro -#2,500
  • Hot Dog-#2,500


  • Molten chocolate cake-#3,000
  • Brownie-# 3,000
  • Milk shake-# 2,700
  • Chocolate mou -#3,000

4) Glover’s court suya spot

It is one of the classy but cheap restaurants in Ikoyi, famous for it’s spicy and tasty suya. It is located at Glover Court, off Glover Road in Ikoyi, Lagos state. It has a cozy and warm environment perfect for relaxation. The suya meat are made from tender cuts of meat and are perfect for rainy evenings, parties or for self enjoyment.

The restaurant accepts take outs and home deliveries to Ikoyi, Victoria Island and Lekki residences.




Chicken suya- #3000 for a whole chicken.

Kidney suya- #500 per large stick

Beef suya- #500 per large stick

Tozo suya- #500 per large stick

Shaki suya- #500 per large stick

Gizzard suya- #500 per large stick

Liver suya- #500 per large stick

Masa- #100 per piece


Yaji spice


Orders are taken from

1pm to 8pm, Tuesdays to Thursdays.

1pm to 9pm, Fridays.

3pm to 8pm, Weekends.

Visit their website here for more information on the menu, reservations and home or office deliveries.

5) Chicken republic

restaurants in Ikoyi

It is a cheap restaurant in Ikoyi. It’s also fast food. It has a wide selection of meals at a pocket-friendly rate. Chicken republic


Soulfully spiced fried chicken

  • Citizens meal

Two pieces of fried Chicken, spaghetti or rice or chips and a 35cl drink



  • Pot lovers feast

Eight chicken pieces, two plates of rice, two packs of chips, two moimoi or coleslaw or pasta salad and four 35cl drink

  • Fried chicken pieces

 Ranging from one to eight pieces or a pot.

  • Express meals

One piece of fried chicken. Spaghetti or rice or chips with a 35cl drink.

Delicious rottisseried chicken

  • Rotisseried Chicken
  • Half rotisseried chicken

Half rotisseried chicken, rice or spaghetti and chips and a 35cl drink

  • Quarter rotisseried chicken

Quarter rotisseried chicken, rice or spaghetti and chips with a 35cl drink.

Flame grilled chicken

  • Flame grilled chicken
  • Half flame grilled chicken

Half flame grilled chicken, rice or spaghetti or chips with a 35cl drink

  • Quarter flame grilled chicken

Quarter flame grilled chicken, rice or spaghetti or chips and a 35cl drink.

Burgers chickwhizz and wraps



  • Single chickwhizz meal
  • Chickwhizz with chips and a 35cl drink.
  • Double chickwhizz meal
  • Double chickwhizz with chips and a 35cl drink

Wrapster meal

  • Chicken wrap with chips and a 35cl drink.
  • Zippy burger meal

A zippy burger with chips and a 35cl drink.

  • Chief burger meal

A chief burger with chips and a 35cl drink

Tasty bites and sides

  • Spaghetti
  • Coleslaw or pasta side salad
  • Chips
  • Chunky plantain chips
  • chicken salad
  • Tasty bites(freshly baked pies)
  • Crunchy fried chicken wings
  • Crispy strips
  • Fried rice
  • Jollof rice
  • Rice and stew with amma jamma sauce
  • Moinmoin

Sweet treats

  • Ice cream


A collection of drinks to pick from.

Visit the website here for more information on take outs deliveries and working hours.

Also Read: List of top cinemas in Lagos

6) The place restaurant

restaurants in Ikoyi

The place restaurant is one of the classy but cheap restaurants in Ikoyi. The food here is great and one can eat healthily without breaking the bank. The amazing combination of African delicacies, snacks, and delicious desserts is superb.



They are located at 1A, 1 Alfred Rewane road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria.



  • Special fried rice
  • Jollof rice
  • Village rice
  • Prawn rice
  • Jambalaya rice
  • Coconut rice
  • Ofada rice
  • Chinese rice
  • Seafood paelle rice


  • Spaghetti
  • Creamy penny pasta
  • Singaporean noodles
  • Stir fry spaghetti


  • Boiled yam
  • Crispy fried yam
  • Plain fried yam
  • Yamarita


  • Chicken casserole
  • Egg sauce
  • Fish sauce
  • Plantain meat sauce
  • Ofada meat sauce
  • Prawn in chilli sauce


  • Afang soup
  • Goat meat pepper soup
  • Edikang ikong
  • Efo riro
  • Egusi
  • Ewedu
  • Gbegiri
  • Okro
  • Semovita
  • Garri
  • Amala

Chicken and poultry

  • Barbecue chicken
  • Crispy chicken
  • Peppered chicken
  • Grilled chicken
  • Grilled turkey
  • Gizzard


  • Peppered ram meat
  • Ponmo
  • Shaki
  • Snail
  • Fried ram
  • Snail
  • Beef
  • Asun.


  • Cat fish in stew
  • Titus fish.
  • Fried croaker fish
  • Peppered croaker fish
  • Titus fish in stew


  • Prawn in pepper
  • Tiger prawn in batter


  • Moimoi
  • Boiled egg
  • Chicken salad cream and plain
  • Vegetable pasta salad


  • Beef roll
  • Meat pie
  • Chicken pie
  • Bread
  • Doughnuts
  • Scotch egg
  • Sliced cake

And much more

Visit their website here for more information.

7) Jevinik restaurant

restaurants in Ikoyi

If you are talking about cheap restaurants in Ikoyi, Jevinik must come to mind. It is a popular restaurant in Victoria Island located at 14b Agoro odiyan street, off Adeola Odeku Road, Victoria Island, Lagos. It provides classic services. Mouthwatering meals, from the African and intercontinental scenes, a beautiful environment where one can bask in the peace and top-notch customer service.



Opening hours

Jevinik Africana

Monday to Saturday

9am to 10pm

Jevinik Chinese

Tuesday to Sunday

 11am – 10pm


  • Egusi soup
  • Fries
  • Fisherman soup
  • Jollof rice
  • Afang soup
  • Coconut rice
  • Abak soup
  • Salad
  • Mama’s delight
  • Abacha
  • Farmhouse
  • Efo riro
  • Ekpang nkwukwo
  • Okro soup
  • Native soup
  • fried plantain
  • Asun
  • Fried rice
  • Isi ewu
  • White soup
  • Bitter leaf soup
  • Vegetable soup and a host of others.

One can visit the website here for more information.

8) Crust and cream restaurant

It is an amazing restaurant in Victoria Island. Crust and creams address is at 11 Musa Yar’ Adua Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The environment has a homey feel and is perfect for dining alone or having breakfast meetings. The restaurant has a wide variety of meals to choose from. Meals are tasty and filling and the staff are courteous and efficient. Meal orders come promptly too.



Home deliveries and take outs are also offered by the restaurant.

Opening hours

Wednesday     8am–11pm

Thursday         8am–11pm

Friday  8am–11pm

Saturday          8am–11pm

Sunday            8am–11pm

Monday           8am–11pm

Tuesday           8am–11pm


  • English breakfast -#4500

Consisting of sausage, bacon, eggs, mushrooms, baked beans and toasted bread.

  • American breakfast- #4500

Consisting of Sausage, bacon, eggs, hash brown, French toast bread with a choice of waffles or pancake

  • Asian breakfast -#4700

Consisting of marinated beef, sausage, eggs, grilled fresh tomatoes, served with Chinese fried rice

  • Nigerian breakfast -#4000

Consisting of sausage, traditional eggs sauce infuse Asian style, baked beans, with your choice of yam or plantain


  • Margherita pizza -#3900
  • Chicken suya pizza -#3500
  • Pepperoni pizza -#4500
  • Sea breeze pizza- #5300
  • Pizza mare- #4500
  • Vegetarian pizza -#3500

This restaurant in Victoria Island also has a bakery and one can make a pick from the variety of pastries available.



Visit here for more information.

9) The Roots restaurant and bar


The Roots restaurant and bar is in Ikoyi.  It’s address is found at By Awolowo Road, 35A Raymond Njoku St, Ikoyi 100001, Lagos. It is a restaurant with finesse and class yet very affordable. The environment is cozy and warm. The ambience is great with moods matching music playing in the background.

It has an outdoor setting and is also attached to an small art gallery. One can stroll into the gallery and feast the eyes.

This restaurant has a bar attached to it. The restaurant is well known amongst cocktail lovers as the drink is very nice.

Opening hours

Wednesday     11am–1:55am

Thursday         11am–1:55am

Friday  11am–1:55am

Saturday          11am–1:55am

Sunday            3pm–1:55am

Monday           1pm–1:55am

Tuesday           11am–1:55am

In this restaurant in Ikoyi, the menu ranges from hamburger, club sandwich and chips and a host of many others.



10) Nuli restaurant

This is one of the cheap restaurants in Ikoyi and Victoria Island. It is located in Landmark boulevard plot 3-4 water cooperation road, Oniru, Victoria Island Lagos, and 120 Awolowo road Ikoyi, Lagos.

It is a top notch restaurant with very affordable meals and snacks.


Breakfast and brunch

  • Cassa waffles-#1500
  • Waffles made with Cassava flour.
  • Oatmeal. Plain-#500 fonio-#800
  • Crepes-#1500
  • Breakfast bun. A rosy golden bun with Sunnyside eggs and tomatoes. With beef patty-#1000. Sausage patty-#1000
  • Breakfast wrap. It is a warm tortilla filled with scrambled eggs and spicy mixed peppercorn. With minced meat or chicken cost #1000.

Other varieties

  • Pumpkin soup-#1000
  • Sweet carrot soup-#1000
  • Sweet potato fries-#800
  • Dodo fries-#800
  • Crusty chicken skewers-#1000
  • Kids favorites
  • Cassa waffles with Nutella-#500
  • Mac and cheese-#800
  • Chicken melt-#500
  • Slush of the day-#500
  • Sweet potato fries-#500
  • Chicken skewers-#500
  • Smoothies and milk shake
  • Mint apple
  • Mighty ugwu
  • Bananarama

And a host of others.



Visit here for more information.


One doesn’t have to break the bank in order to eat in a proper and classy restaurant. Cheap restaurants in Ikoyi and Victoria Island are a thing and will help save cost while getting a meal and feeling worth having.

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