Restaurants used to be just food centres but have grown to be experiential centres – more reason people go back and again to a restaurant they visit the first time, telling stories of their experiences along the way. And, thanks to the idea of growth, restaurants in Abuja have grown exponentially to cater to the needs of residents.
Restaurants in Abuja give you the ultimate experience. Individuals, families, friends hanging out in a group, colleagues from an office could just walk into any of the underlisted restaurants in Abuja and be sure to have a story to tell after.
These restaurants in Abuja offer the best local, continental food, and bring in some ‘abroad vibe and food menu’ to the whole experience. We listed these, visit them and thank us after,
See also: Top 10 restaurants in Port Harcourt
See restaurants in Abuja:
- City View
- 355 Group
- The Charcoal Grill
- Dunes Centre
Located in the heart of Abuja, Blucabana is a chill, calm spot away from all the noise in town. Blucabana restaurant provides a wide selection of local and international delicacies, served by well-trained and friendly staff. Meals at Blucabana are prepared fresh by gourmet chefs. The finest ingredients are used for the most delicious dishes that will delight you and make your experience in our restaurant unique. They serve breakfast from 07:00 – 10:30 am, lunch from 11:30 – 2:30 pm and dinner from 15:00 – 11:30 pm.
Located at Ceddi Plaza, Nkoyo serves beautifully cooked Nigerian food using traditional herbs and spices. They have a wide range of dishes to satisfy customers. Ranging from hearty Nigerian food to sandwiches and salads. The atmosphere of the restaurant is sophisticated and inviting. They pride themselves on the clean open kitchen to ensure customers their meals are prepared with the utmost respect and in standard conditions. The restaurant is being run by professionals, people with experience in the culinary world. Nkoyo opens Monday to Sunday from 11 am – 11 pm.
Jevinik Restaurant has acquired ample culinary skills to serve you with homemade mouth-watering African-style delicacies, served in a cosy restaurant and at a reasonable price. The team, in collaboration with a working background, have put together recipes that are modern, seasonal, healthy, and pleasurable to the buds. Jevinik’s unique style of cooking is boundless, as their wide range of meals cut across cultures in Nigeria and Africa. Jevinik opens Monday to Saturday from 9 am – 10 pm.
Cantina is a family-owned business, gaining a great reputation for its cleanliness, warm abience and ultimately superb dining experience. The staff is comprised of individuals from all across the world, giving you a diverse group of people to learn and socialise with. Whether you are in search of a quick breakfast or lunch, a relaxing dinner, or an appetiser and cocktails, the experienced and courteous staff at Cantina will make your visit a memorable one.
City View Restaurant and Grill is argued to be Abuja’s most celebrated restaurant. Set in the heart of Wuse, Abuja’s upscale environment, City View Restaurant and Grill has arguably the best cuisines of any restaurant in Abuja, with a traditional setting. They blend contemporary elegance and comfort with innovative cuisine and excellent service. The original menu and unique decor give an ideal setting for business meetings, romantic evenings, or a night out with friends. A meal at City View is one you won’t soon forget and value you won’t believe. City View opens Monday – Saturday from 12:00noon – 11:00 pm and Sunday from 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
805 restaurants is the premier destination for African fine dining. Visit 805 restaurants and enjoy a combination of traditional or fusion meals in an elegant and friendly atmosphere. Over the years, 805 has expanded from a 50 seater restaurant to a 150 seater in London as well as Abuja-Nigeria and Accra-Ghana. This growth can only be attributed to the ‘word of mouth’ effect from the many local customers we have served over the years. 805 is open Monday – Saturday from 12:00 pm – 12:00 am and Sunday from 1:00 pm – 12:00 am.
The 355 Group was founded in December 2013 with the launch of 355 Restaurant & Lounge in Victoria Island, Lagos. The Mexican restaurant was an immediate success and is well known for its signature margaritas, excellent Mexican food, and laid back atmosphere. In August 2015, the 355 Group launched its second location in the heart of Abuja. 355 Steakhouse & Lounge represents 355’s luxury brand while maintaining some key aspects of the original restaurant. The restaurant offers a signature selection of quality steaks and also features a selection of continental dishes.
At Wakkis, you can watch your food being prepared in a clean and open kitchen. Housed in a hut-like niche made of bricks, wooden poles and straw, the kitchen’s core lies in its open charcoal pit, on which many dishes are prepared. Wakkis is located in Wuse II and focuses on bringing the flavours of Indian cuisine to residents of Abuja. Spanning different cuisines from the Indian subcontinent, the menu is particularly strong on classics such as murgh malai and tandoori chicken.
The Charcoal Grill
The Charcoal Brand is distinct and memorable in the market, located in Abuja. The brand has had exposure to the city’s growing and diverse locals, as well as a wide array of visitors. The Charcoal Grill was borne out of a vision to deliver a unique experience to the Nigerian meat-Lover. The restaurant was designed to ensure that diners have a relaxed, yet modern and upscale experience at the establishment. The restaurant was launched in November 2013.
Dunes food halls lend the perfect balance to refined cuisine, serene surroundings, and impeccable service. The food halls feature refined dishes that highlight exceptional ingredients and seasonality that are sure to delight. Dunes Center is home to world-class luxury brands, Made in Nigeria products and art, along with diverse and exquisitely prepared cuisine, meticulously crafted furniture for home and office and a state of the art ambience that will leave you going back.