Once you are in Accra, Ghana it is very easy to find food joints and restaurants to experience. There are over 100 different restaurants and food joints in Accra with many of the most popular ones located in the central parts of Accra and Osu. With a few upmarket and most recommended in and around the East Legon area.
You might be wondering “where should I eat dinner in Accra?” or “Where can I go on a date in Accra?”. We have compiled the top 10 restaurants in Accra just for you.
*This list is in no particular order.
- Simret – The Taste of Ethiopia
Simret is a small family-run restaurant established in Accra in June 2014 to provide an authentic Ethiopian buffet dining experience at a reasonable price. They are located in a secluded compound in Roman Ridge and have provision for secure parking.
They currently provide Dine-in service, Take-away, and Delivery due to COVID19 restrictions from the government of Ghana.
With Santoku, contemporary and sophisticated Japanese dining arrives in West Africa. The 400m2 restaurant offers the delights of world-class Asian fusion cuisine in an environment crafted by international talent. The team behind Nobu in London and Dubai worked with Santoku to create a range of dishes, from Otsumami snacks and Zensai sharing dishes to soups and noodles. The name ‘Santoku’ means innovation and experimentation, concepts that the chefs have explored and which result in a menu that combines traditional Japanese culinary customs with contemporary cuisine. They currently provide Dine-in service, Take-away, and No-contact Delivery due to COVID19 restrictions from the Government of Ghana.
- Bistro 22
Bistro 22 offers one of Accra’s best dining experiences and is located in the residential area of Labone. It offers international culinary delights to the most discerning diners. The ambiance and causal setup are very cozy complemented by passionate staff lead by Chef Chady Hachem. The Ghana Tourism Authority named Bistro 22 the Restaurant of the Year in 2016 award.They currently provide Dine-in service, Take-away, and No-contact Delivery due to restrictions from the Government of Ghana.
- La Chaumiere
La Chaumiere is a very sophisticated French-Mediterranean restaurant in Airport Residential catering to discerning diners in Accra since 1992. The French-focused menu at La Chaumiere has hints of North African influences and the service is perfect. The wine list is also very extensive and varied. The space is great for late-night dates or good for business rendezvous.
- Mamma Mia
Popularly regarded as one of the best eateries in Ghana, Mamma Mia Pizzeria serves a variety of Italian dishes, pizza, and vegetarian options. This place is another hidden eating gem that will amaze you at what you can find on a quiet little street off Osu, off oxford street.
- Coco Lounge
The Coco Lounge located in Icon house Stanbic Heights has become a favorite of Accra’s art crowd. Coco Lounge introduces you to an all-new, brasserie-style experience and glamorous, destination-bar to Ghana. Whether for breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea, or just drinks and lite-bites, Coco Lounge’s high-ceilinged, open and light design lends itself to a range of occasions.This is a place to be seen in and experience if you are passing through Accra or when you just touch down to really help you get into the vibrant Accra scene.
- Poloclub Restaurant & Lounge
Set in one of the most prestigious spots in the city, overlooking the Polo Club’s playing field, Accra Polo Club, formerly home to Il Cavaliere Pazzo, rises to its setting. The menu is a mix of superb, properly-cooked Italian dishes (risottos, gnocchi, and ravioli) and, er, sushi. Not no natural bedfellows in one place, but the sushi is excellent here. Highlights on the menu include the lobster linguini and the calamari. It should also be said that the chocolate fondant is sublime.
- Urban Grill
Urban Grill located on the first floor of Icon House, at Stanbic Heights is a place to visit. The Urban Grill is inspired by the classic American grill room. Urban Grill provides a sumptuous fine dining Venue in Accra, created by Yolo Experiences Ltd. It combines a modern contemporary style with signature YOLO glamour. From the luxurious main dining room to The Library Bar, and the Don Perignon VIP Room both with intimate booth-style seating or the Tequila bar on the terrace, The Urban Grill is the place to meet and eat in a modern and sophisticated atmosphere.
- The Buka Restaurant
Buka as it is popularly referred to was set up to cater especially for the middle-income business community and the discerning international traveler. It proudly offers an excellent fusion of local foods using the finest of ingredients. Friendly service and an enthralling and picturesque African setting are its signatures. The regular menu at Buka consists of authentic dishes from Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Togo, and Nigeria.
- Azmera Restaurant
Azmera Restaurant is a dining and catering service provider, offering a unique and authentic Ghanaian experience in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Azmera is the home of authentic Ghanaian dishes and is located in Roman Ridge. Good local food comes alive in the plush, cozy and stylish setting of Azmera. There’s no better place to have your lunch or dinner in Accra.