Best Cocktails in Nigeria

Cocktails

There’s no question that Nigerian cuisine is one of the best in the world. But what about cocktails? Are there any good ones to be found in Nigeria? The answer, my friends, is a resounding yes! In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the best cocktails you can find in Nigeria. Enjoy!

1. The Classic Nigerian Cocktail: Gin and Tonic

This refreshing cocktail is made with gin, tonic water, and a slice of lime. It’s the perfect drink for a hot day, or any day really.

2. Mojito: Rum and Mint

This refreshing cocktail is made with a mix of white rum, sugar (traditionally sugar cane juice), lime juice, sparkling water, and mint leaves. It’s the perfect drink for a hot day, or any day really.

3. Margarita: Tequila and Lime

This classic cocktail is made with tequila, lime or lemon juice, and triple sec often served with salt on the rim of the glass. It’s perfect for any occasion, whether you’re looking to celebrate or just relax.  

4. Daiquiri: Rum and Fruit

This refreshing cocktail is made with rum, lime juice, sugar, and fruit (usually strawberries). It’s the perfect drink for a hot day, or any day really.

5. Long Island Iced Tea

This cocktail is made with a mix of gin, rum, vodka, tequila, triple sec and a splash of cola. It is nothing like the usual ice tea. It’s perfect for any occasion, whether you’re looking to celebrate or just relax.

6. Pina Colada: Rum and Coconut

This refreshing and sweet cocktail is made with rum, pineapple juice, and coconut cream or coconut milk. It’s the perfect drink for a hot day, or any day really.

7. Sex on the Beach: Vodka and Fruit

This classic cocktail is made with vodka, orange juice, cranberry juice, and peach schnapps. It’s perfect for any occasion, whether you’re looking to celebrate or just relax.

8. Screwdriver: Vodka and Orange

This classic cocktail is made with vodka and orange juice. It’s perfect for any occasion, whether you’re looking to celebrate or just relax.

9. Rum and Mint

This refreshing cocktail is made with a mix of white rum, sugar (traditionally sugar cane juice), lime juice, sparkling water, and mint leaves. It’s the perfect drink for a hot day, or any day really.

10. Bloody Mary: Vodka and Tomato

This classic cocktail is made with vodka, tomato juice, lemon juice, and a variety of spices. It’s perfect for any occasion, whether you’re looking to celebrate or just relax.

11. Cosmopolitan: Vodka, Cranberry, and Lime

This classic cocktail is made with vodka, cranberry juice, lime juice, and triple sec. It’s perfect for any occasion, whether you’re looking to celebrate or just relax.

12. Chapman: Vodka, Sprite, and Grenadine

This refreshing cocktail is made with 2 types of carbonated drinks; orange drink like Fanta, Crush etc. and a clear carbonated drink like seven up or sprite, Angostura bitters, Grenadine syrup, Black Currant drink like Ribena or Zobo concentrate (optional). It is one of the most popular cocktail in Nigeria and can even be served to kids without the alcohol. You can see how to make it here: https://www.mydiasporakitchen.com/nigerian-chapman/

13. Sangaria: Wine and Fruit

This refreshing cocktail is made with wine preferably red wine, fruit juice, and a variety of fruits. It’s perfect for any occasion, whether you’re looking to celebrate or just relax.

We have listed some of the best cocktails you can find in Nigeria. We hope that whenever you are in Nigeria, you would give some of them a try and even if you are in Nigeria and still yet to try some of them, you should today! Which of these cocktails listed have you tried? Let us know in the comments.

Some Restaurants/bar on the Dinesurf platform like The Burgundy by Chef Stone, Kenivior etc. serve the best cocktails and you should make your reservation to any of them here your taste bud would thank you.

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3 Comments
  • Mark
    Posted at 06:16h, 07 September Reply

    Thanks for your blog, nice to read. Do not stop.

    • Toks David
      Posted at 09:36h, 07 September Reply

      Thank you for reading!

  • Christie
    Posted at 15:45h, 10 September Reply

    Lovely read. Thank you for sharing

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