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#TurnUpFriday: Here Are The Hangout Spots On The Mainland This Weekend

Do you work hard and play hard? Well it’s TGIF and InsideMainland is leaving no stone unturned to make this weekend one to remember! We have gone round town and from our findings; these hangouts listed below on the Mainland are places to catch fun in a relaxed and safe atmosphere. Enjoy:

The Place, Isaac John, Ikeja GRA

the Place ikeja

Located in GRA, Ikeja, The Place, is one of the most popular hangouts for fun seekers in the heart of Lagos. The hang out caters for fun seekers who care to unwind at different hours during the day.

The stylishly built spot offers the best of fun during the day while the nightlife at the club is also one of the best on offer on the Mainland.

Visitors and fun seekers alike can stop by at the restaurant to grab their choice meal such as Asun, Ofada rice, Yam Pottage, Rice, Peppered Snail, Chicken spice, among several other delicacies on offer. The club’s bar is also stocked with the best of drinks on offer from different parts of the world.

According to Ben, a staff of The Place, Ikeja, “nightlife at The Place is one guys look forward to due to what is on offer at the club. The club is usually filled to the brim on regular club days and also on Saturdays because of residents and other visitors who come around with their friends”.

Wednesdays at the club is specially designed for adventurous ladies who care to have a feel of the ‘Ladies Night’ while fun seekers can enjoy musical performances from Nigerian top music artistes during ‘Fusion Night’ on Thursdays.

Fridays and Saturdays are regular club days at The Place Ikeja and in-house disc jockeys – DJ Frogy, DJ Lizzy E, and DJ X Mix – provide music from their catalogue to delight visitors. Club goers can choose from the VIP and Regular sections to unwind with their loved ones.

Also, The Place, Ikeja has hosted top entertainment events involving popular Nigerian celebrities such as Terry G, 9ice, Sugarbouy, Adekunle Gold among several others in the past.


The Cave, Joel Ogunnaike, Ikeja GRA


The Cave Ikeja is an exclusive strippers joint designed to delight the daring and intrepid ones on the Mainland. With no indication that strip activities go on within when seen from the outside, the fun spot is renowned for its nude strippers and the different forms of activities such as pole dancing, strip tease, lap dance and more.

Owned by socialite, Shina Eddo, The Cave is described as an upscale and refined strippers hangout. The club attracts mainly the upper class who care to have a feel of the erotic dancers that take turns on the poles completely nude.

According to John Jacobs who works at the fun spot, the joint is “a regular stop for night crawlers who desire to have fun with the ladies we parade here regularly. We don’t charge much for guys to enjoy pole dancing and strip activities which is why they come around all the time.”

The Cave also has an open bar where visitors who intend to have drinks without entering the strip club can enjoy their ice chilled drink. Fun seekers can also enjoy meals such as peppered noodles, asun, ofada, chicken pepper soup, barbeque, grilled fish and more available at the fun spot.

Like most strip clubs, The Cave, attracts a fee from visitors who intend to have a lap dance starting with an asking price of N1,000 or more as the case may be. Also, further strip activities attracts an extra fee of around N2,500 or N5,000 depending on the class of guy and number of ladies involved.


Bheerhugz Café, Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere

Bheerhugs Cafe

Bheerhugz Café is one classy and famous bar youths on the Surulere axis look forward to on a regular basis according to a staff of the hang out who prefer not to be named. Bheerhugz Café is a stylish lounge famous for its affordable drinks, dishes and other activities designed to thrill fun seekers.

The fun spot serves choice drinks such as beer, cocktails, liquor, vodkas, whiskey, cognac, and many others while visitors can enjoy from the variety of continental and other African meals on offer at the in-house kitchen.

Music is provided by the unbelievably superb in-house disc jockey who thrills visitors by spinning his turn table till the wee hours of the night.

Also, fun seekers and other night crawlers stand the chance of bumping into their favourite celebrities at the fun spot.

Watch this space weekly for fun spots to visit on the Mainland. #FingersCrossed.



Idris Aina
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