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Bon Vivant

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Rua 25 Abril,105, Lagos 8600 , Portugal
+351 282 761 019
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Hong Kong
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323 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Head to the rooftop and get a seat early, so you can watch the sunset and have a drink. Service can be a little slow but this didn't take away too much from the experience.

Thank Cameron M
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Good bars in Lagos ... There isn't many ! This one is amongst the only ones worth a visit . Top floor is pleasant to sit in as the view provides a great place to people watch . The ground floor is busy with a house dj and the lower floor provides a place to dance . Most drinks are... More 

Thank Kklass1
Sofia, Bulgaria
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347 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

As there aren't many bars in Lagos, Bon Vivant is one of the most popular and busy ones (especially the terrace on the top- it is difficult to find places in the evening). The cocktails are good, they make them quite fast and they are not expensive at all (mojito- 6€). There is a dj and the music is nice.... More 

Thank LozanovaL
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Good cocktails but smells like a sewer sometimes... Tables a bit sticky but thats what suger overdosed cocktails do to your tables. Most bartenders/waiters are ok all but one who was quite rude implying we had no money because we ordered 2 beers at one visit and no cocktails... Oh and if you like Justin Bieber youre in luck as... More 

Thank Panniepop
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Hey if you like to dance and drink this is the place for you. Have a drink on the first floor and then head downstairs after midnight for a dance party. Way more guys than girls but great energy. For a break and to cool off head up to the rooftop.

Thank Matthew B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Bon Vivant stands like a beacon of noise and fun on one of Lagos' main thoroughfares. With four floors, each of which having a different decor and style of music, you will almost certainly find what you're looking for. I'd recommend heading to the roof terrace up top for a few of the largest gin and tonics you will ever... More 

Thank Edward L
Greater London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Came here for pre dinner cocktails, which are so nice and they have an extensive choice to pick from. Rooftop bar is really special as well! Only criticism is the staff there, the girl working behind the bar seemed too involved in chatting with the other members of staff to take anyone's order or clear tables, and it wouldn't hurt... More 

Thank lily2904
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Fab for cocktails with friends, loved the roof terrace although can get awfully busy. Prices are a bit more than other places, so go at happy hour!

Thank amelia p
Paris, France
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Frozen daiquiri strawberry is horrible without sugar without alcool and expensive. Mojito Mango is very bad too. No interest for this bar.

Thank anderson75000
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Had a really nice Negroni and Aperol Spritz. On Thursdays there's karaoke and it's always fun. If it's too hot go to the terrace ;)

Thank Victoria D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 25 Abril,105, Lagos 8600, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 761 019

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?