A Guide To Dining Out In Accra

Jul / 27 / 2018

The Devtraco Plus properties are located in prime locations; Labone, Cantonments, Dzorwulu and Airport, where some of the best restaurants in Accra can be located. Here’s a guide on where to eat whether you are looking for fine dining restaurants or local cuisines.

La Chaumiere

Located opposite former Shangri – La Hotel, their French cuisines have been delighting Accra’s taste buds for over a decade. They also have an array of Northern African dishes which add a bit of kick to their menu, if that’s what you are looking for. Their most famous dish is the classic Nicoise salad and a thick French onion soup so you can try them out and rate for yourself. Their prices are on the high side so make sure you have a full wallet before visiting.

Santoku

Santoku is a Japanese themed restaurant, located in the Villagio building in Airport residential area, they specialize in Sushi and Sashimi dishes. Their highlights include slow-cooked beef fillet with spicy Den Miso and Ponzu, and smoked whisky-marinated beef Kushiyaki with Jaku sauce and black garlic. They are not cheap and with a seating area for just 20 people, it is best to make a reservation before heading there.

Bistro 22

Bistro 22 is one of the best restaurants to have a quaint lunch or dinner with friends or family. One of the gems in Labone, their gourmet burgers are the most popular choice as well as their artichoke dip and nachos. Their limited menu includes local fish such as Grouper and Lobster, as well as dishes like Milanese, Rosemary Chicken and Chicken Satay. They have the finest steaks in Accra which are sourced from Australia. With regards to pricing, they are a bit pricey but less expensive than the aforementioned restaurants.

Mama Mia

Deemed the best pizza in Accra, Mama Mia has really taken over the pizza scene. A five minute walk from Osu Oxford Street, it is set in a courtyard filled with rustic woodwork and simple décor. You can choose between the courtyard setting, and, an air-conditioned dining area inside. Apart from making the best pizzas, there also have a reasonably priced seafood platter and a range of other Italian dishes. If you’re looking for a restaurant with great Italian food at a decent price, Mama Mia is for you.

Buka

Buka has become one of the popular lunch spots in Osu. Specializing in local cuisine and some Nigerian dishes, it is almost impossible to find a free table during lunch time. Buka’s Banku with Okro stew is one of the most popular meals and is bound to have you going back every other day. When you’re looking for a local cuisine in a modern setting, Buka is the place to eat.

Chez Clarisse

With an unassuming entrance, you would think you’ve made a mistake when entering Chez Clarrise. The food however, will make you forget how you got there in the first place. They are most popular for their Acheke, a popular West African dish made out of Gari. Chez Clarisse proudly boasts of a three page African dish menu, it’s surprising that people only go there for the Acheke with Tilapia. If you are looking for a local dish in a truly local ambience, then Chez Clarrise is for you.

With this list of renowned and iconic restaurants, it shouldn’t be hard to choose where you want to eat next time you decide to dine out in Accra.

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