Restaurant Review: Rhapsody’s, Ikeja

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Rhapsody’s, Ikeja

Rhapsody’s is a restaurant of South African origin with two branches in Lagos – one at Ikeja City Mall, Alausa and the other on Agoro Odiyan Street, Victoria Island.  I went to the restaurant in Ikeja.  Rhapsody’s Ikeja has a black and cream theme with lots of glass and mirrors everywhere.  It feels a bit like a restaurant on a spaceship but with pop music.  Somehow, I can’t imagine pop music on a spaceship but I digress. 

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Rhapsody’s Platter easily feeds two

As with many other restaurants in Lagos, Rhaposody’s offers salads, burgers, beef, chicken and fish dishes but what makes Rhapsody’s different is its extensive wine list.  I ordered the Rhapsody’s Platter with a side order of chips, a cocktail called Rhapsody’s Rainbow and a tiramisu.  The platter was made up of calamari, spring rolls, vegetable tempura, chicken strips, fried onion rings, shrimp vermicelli and crushed mozzarella accompanied by a variety of dipping sauces.  Although the platter is made for one, two people could easily tuck into it and have no space left for dessert and that would be a shame, because Rhapsody’s does dessert well.

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Rhapsody’s Rainbow, such a pretty cocktail

Rhapsody’s tiramisu looked and tasted great and I loved my cocktail, Rhapsody’s Rainbow.  The cocktail looked like a little blue iceberg floating on an orange- and red-coloured lake.  It really was pretty.  And tasted good too especially if you like your cocktails sweet like I do.

tiramisu at rhapsody's

The tiramisu at Rhapsody’s

The food at Rhapsody’s is good but it’s pretty expensive.  All the same, having a meal at Rhapsody’s is worth it.  Just make sure you take along more money than you think you’ll need.


Price:  The food and cocktail cost about N8,200

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