THE PLACE – Company of The Year


‘The Place’ is a trademark of the Smackers Limited, a registered company set up in 2003. It is popularly known for its night club and fast food restaurant with wide array of delicious ‘homely’ meals.

The first restaurant outlet was opened in 2006 on Isaac John, Ikeja GRA, Lagos. The Company evolved a unique concept of combining its fast-food restaurant with a bar and nightclub and it has made a fairly good success from this combination.

Fast forward to 2018, the company has grown to own 12 outlets and three night clubs located in strategic areas in Lagos State. The company’s plan is to aggressively grow organically by establishing itself first in Lagos State before exploring other favourable locations such as Abuja and Port Harcourt.

Presently, ‘The Place’ is among the top three fast growing restaurants and night clubs in Lagos State. It has bagged several awards, among which is ‘the best nightclub in Nigeria’.

For being the pacesetter Club in a very saturated and competitive business environment, ‘The Place’ is hereby honoured as Excellence Recognition Awards 2018 COMPANY OF THE YEAR.