If you are in Abeokuta, Ogun State and you want a better and serene place to eat, there is no better place for you to go than Halaga Restaurant. Halaga restaurant is the most-sought-after restaurant in the gateway state as you read. From 9am till 8pm, the food canteen is always busy with suave and urbane boys and girls, men and women trooping in to eat their favourite delicacies.
What makes the restaurant different and unique is its cozy and beautiful environment. As you are entering the orange building which is a storey-building, you will be ushered in with a smile from the security officer manning the door. And also welcoming you in the super cool air conditioning machines that littered the canteen hall. What will also gladden your heart is the beautiful ambiance with different colourful artwork on the walls.the And turning to your left is the long food canter which is made in glass so you can see all the rich delicacies, ranging from jollof rice to fried rice, moi-moi, pounded yam with all sort of vegetables, Amala and gbegiri soup and so on. There are also various types of meats and fishes that will make you salivate and crave for eating. And to cap it all, the food is very affordable. With just N500, one would enjoy a sumptuous meal that will linger for a long time in his or her memory.
Located at Mercy Road in the Panseke area of Abeokuta, Ogun State, it may interest you to know that the restaurant started out on the same street in one shop. But with vision, focus and perseverance, the brain behind the outfit Mrs. Balikis Adewole has steered the canteen to an enviable height, which it is today.
For her, doing business is a hubby. It is something that has been part of her from her childhood. In her words, she said: “While in school, I started going to farms to buy corn to cook and sell after school, sometimes during the scarcity of vegetables. I do go to the farm to buy and sell too.”
She also added that she sold fried meat at the age of 15 and when people were patronizing her she added fish pie, Koko chips, and the likes to her market. Even when she resumed back to school she still sell her stuff in the evening.
What has also helped her business is her educational background. The young and delectable woman studied Business Administration from Moshood Abiola Polytechnic Abeokuta and this has really added to her managerial skills in doing her business.