Like every other tribal section of Nigeria, the Northern part of Nigeria has a variety of native food that sets them apart. Northern Nigeria consists of 19 states that include Zamfara, Sokoto, Katsina, Kebbi, Kano, Adamawa, Niger, Jigawa, Borno, Kwara, Kogi, Bauchi, Taraba, Nasarawa, Plateau, Yobe, Gombe, Kaduna, and Benue. Some of the popular food you will find on the streets and restaurants of these Northern states are Pate, Tuwon Shinkafa, Tuwon Dawa, Miyan Kuka, Burabisco and so on.
Considering how people who have tasted any of these well-cooked northern dishes gush about the taste, it’s not surprising that one craves food from a Northern kitchen in Lagos.
Whether you relocated from the northern part of Nigeria to Lagos and are in search of your local dish or you’ve had a taste of Northern delicacies and want to revisit or you just want to go on a Nigerian food adventure, here are restaurants In Lagos that serve northern dishes.
Arewa Traditional Kitchen, Victoria Island
The interior of Arewa Traditional Kitchen has a design and setting that takes the form of a modernized Northern dining area. Your order will arrive your table neatly arranged and with an aroma that quickens your appetite. The price of meal at Arewa kitchen is pocket-friendly. Arewa traditional kitchen is located at The Nail Place, 32 Musa Yar’ Adua St, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Clay Food Shop, Lekki
Clay Food Shop is the destination for special and authentic African cuisine treatment. It is one of the best Northern spots you can hang out in Lagos as it boasts a variety of delicious northern delicacies like fura, dambu nama, tigernuts milk, baobab, maasa and so on. Go give your taste bud a special treat at 20A Babatunde Anjous Ave, Lekki Phase I, Lagos where Clay Food Shop is situated.
Native Foods Restaurants
Native Foods restaurant as the name sounds serves only Nigerian local dishes including northern foods. It is a fancy restaurant with tasteful décor and a welcoming ambiance. You will find this restaurant at 32 Rd, Festac Town, Lagos.
Arewa African Cuisine, Apapa
Arewa African Cuisine is another northern restaurant in Lagos that specializes in making northern meals. When you are seated inside this restaurant with one of the mouth-watering Hausa dishes in front of you, you’d feel like you’ve been magically transported to Kaduna or Sokoto. Arewa African Cuisine is at 22 Randle Rd, Apapa Quays, Lagos.
Suya Spot At Ikoyi Hotel
And lastly, you don’t have to sit in a restaurant before you can have a taste of the northern lifestyle. At Suya Spot in Ikoyi hotel, cheerful and skilled northern grillers will serve you hot, delicious and spicy suya.
Obviously, Lagos is a city that easily accommodates people of diverse cultures. If you seek northern food in Lagos, you will easily find it in any of these top 5 restaurants in Lagos that serve northern dishes.