Living On a Budget | Our Favourite Penny – Wise Restaurants


Finding the right place to have a great meal at an affordable price can be a daunting task. Whether you are a student, a working class individual or a food enthusiast, you are going to love our top five pocket friendly restaurants!


Terra kulture

Terra Kulture is a restaurant famous for giving guests that one of a kind, ‘home cooked’ experience with its delicious Nigerian and intercontinental dishes. Whether it’s their asaro (yam pottage), egusi, okra soup, vegetable soup, fried plantain or their famous ofada rice – you are guaranteed a tasty meal at every visit.

Prices at Terra Kulture start from N600, which is a steal in this current economic climate! Terra Kulture is just not a restaurant; it is one of the most celebrated Nigerian culture centres with an Art gallery, bookshop, craft lounge and theatre. Spend a day at Terra Kulture and we can assure you that it will become one of your regular spots in Lagos.

Located at Plot 1376, Tiamiyu Savage, Off Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos. You can order meals from Terra Kulture on



Insignia is one of the most affordable Italian restaurants in Lagos.  Located at the heart of Victoria Island.  Classic Italian dishes such as meatball marinara, spaghetti pomodoro, lasagne are a firm favourite – all prepared with fresh local produce. Prices average at N2,500 per meal with generous servings. One notable quality of Insignia is the environment; its incredibly cool vibe and well-structured space makes it perfect for all formal and informal lunches and dinners.

Located at 13 Kasumu Ekemode St, Victoria Island, Lagos. You can order meals from Insignia on


The Place

The Place has become the go-to restaurant for lunch for workers around the areas, with meals starting at just N600 per plate and its cafeteria style layout – it’s no wonder it’s a favourite for those who work around the area. The menu is filled with African delicacies such as ofada rice and ofada stew, white soup, efo riro, edikiakong, afang amongst others. The Place, Lekki transforms into a nightclub during the weekends and has become greatly popular in Lagos. What more could you want from your favourite spot!?

Located at 4, Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos. With branches ar Lekki Phase 1, Ikeja, Maryland etc. Check out to order meals from The Place restaurant nearest to you.



Jevinik Restaurant is another go-to place to satisfy your ‘home cooked meal’ cravings! Their menu is a Nigerian Cuisine lover’s dream; with the most culturally diverse menu we’ve seen in a restaurant of its kind. Some of the meals include: Fisherman soup, abak soup, nkwobi, abacha (African salad), snail soup, oha soup, bitter-leaf soup, white soup, ofe-owerri amongst many others.

Located at 14B Agoro Odiyan Street, Off Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island Lagos. You can order meals from Jevinik restaurant on


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Inspirio Galleria is another cultural hub! Apart from being a fantastic restaurant, it is also an Art gallery and gift shop. It’s chilled, Afrocentric vibe and amazing intercontinental menu makes it one of our favourites! Order their shrimp scampi, penne pasta with sautéed chicken and you will most definitely be paying another visit.

Located at No. 1, Joseph Nahman Close, Off Karimu Kotun, V.I Lagos. Also check out Inspirio Galleria on