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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 this is also thanks to the long holiday as a result of the Sallah celebration! 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:

Fantasy Villa, Ikeja


Fantasy Villa is a classy and famous hangout youths and other fun seekers around the Ikeja axis can visit on a regular basis due to the form of hospitality on offer there. The fun spot which occupies a strategic spot on Akin Osiyemi Street, Ikeja also operates a lodge where visitors can relax when they come to unwind.

The lounge serves variety of drinks such as cocktails, spirits, soda, beer, and vodkas. A staff of the lounge told InsideMainland that “the services we offer at Fantasy Villa is different from what you get at other regular joints in Lagos. We ensure visitors get value for their money and time spent when they come visiting.”

Revelers and other fun seekers can spend time with lewd dancers at the club who throng the place in multitudes. Guests who visit the spot to fill their fantasy pay the sum of N1,000 to get a lap dance from erotic dancers at the club. Other revelers who want more can negotiate with the female dancer involved according to a staff who craved anonymity.

The busiest days at the club are Fridays through Sundays owing to different activities organized by the club management to thrill its visitors. Also, the club management charge gate fees often times depending on the event and time they are scheduled to take place.

Rodizzio Restaurant & Bar, Ikeja GRA


Situated in a serene environment in GRA, Ikeja, the classy fun spot comprises of a restaurant, lounge bar and café. According to a staff of the brand, Simon, Rodizzio was “inspired by the Brazilian’s love for meat and sense of fun, the Europeans’ healthy living lifestyle and the Americans’ demand for more.”

Evident at Rodizzio, Ikeja is a fusion of cultures inclusive of the Nigerian style specially designed for fun seekers and other revelers. The hangout serve meats and seafood grilled to perfection on a daily basis. The meals regularly enjoyed by visitors of Rodizzio are; Full Rodizzio and Rodizzio Seafood Plus.

Also, visitors can enjoy plenty of salad, side dishes, dressings and sauces as a form of side attraction. Mouth-watering desserts are also not left out with a variety of drinks such as cocktails, wines, vodka, spirit, soda and many more on offer at the Rodizzio bar.

Speaking on why visitors come to unwind at the spot, Simon said, “Rodizzio is popular for the local and continental dishes people get here. The environment is also very secure due to the security system we operate.”

The spot opens Mondays through to Sundays from 12 noon till 12 midnight.

The Cottage, Ikeja


Located close to Under Bridge, Ikeja, The Cottage operates a restaurant and bar for fun seekers who stop by to unwind. The fun spot is regarded as one of the most visited by residents and other night crawlers who desire to unwind.

At different hours during the day, fun seekers who visit The Cottage can have their favourite meals at affordable rates. Delicacies on offer at the spot include barbeque, grilled fish, ofada, fried and jollof rice, and many other African delicacies. Also, visitors can get their choice drink such as beer, wines, liquor, juice at the bar.

Music is provided by the in-house disc jockey who thrill visitors with different songs from his amazing playlist.

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



Idris Aina
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