Accra, the largest city and capital of Ghana offers haute cuisine in the restaurants. The top restaurants are known for their French cuisine while African, Japanese and Spanish flavors are among the locals’ favorites. If you crave for freshly prepared food in a lovely ambiance, these restaurants will surely interest you.
This upscale extraordinary restaurant located on 13th Lane in Osu is open all week for breakfast, brunch, lunch and supper. It has the perfect ambiance for candlelight dinners. The classic French cuisine is delightful. The à la carte menu offers Blanquette de Veau (French veal ragout), Daube de Boeuf (beef braised in wine with garlic, vegetables and herbes de Provence) and Magret de Canard (Moulard Duck Breast). The breakfast is English style with pancakes or eggs Benedict. The outdoor terrace is filled with people enjoying wine in the evenings. The restaurant has a bakery that offers cakes, croissants, donuts and fresh baguettes for take away.
Kaya Energy Bar & Design
Kaya Energy Bar & Design located on Fifth Link Road in Cantonment is a unique concept of an all in one life-style restaurant with a bar and designer show-room. The restaurant serves natural health drinks prepared with fresh vegetables, fruits and organic seeds. The food menu offers super-foods and raw food prepared by Chef Darko Juric. Kaya offers the natural setting in outdoor lawn with pod chairs and sun umbrellas as well as indoor seating with contemporary design and ambient lighting. The designer showroom offers jewelry, furniture, cosmetics, textiles, super-foods and other organic products.
This is the place to enjoy innovative cuisine with Japanese flavors. It is located in Villaggio Vista on North Airport Road. The guests can either dine at the private tables or the long bar. The Santoku Chefs along with peers from Nobu, London prepared a menu with crisp salads, tempura, sashimi and seafood. In the menu lobster ceviche with tomato and coriander, soft pork belly grilled skewers with spicy miso, black cod with den miso, teriyaki pork belly with ginger ponzu aubergine, Mushroom “chopsticks” with creamy wasabi or signature dish which is pan-fried scallops with foie gras and orange tobiko. The restaurant serves champagnes, premium sake and wines at the sake bar extending to a terrace. It serves 11 signature cocktails one of which is Floral Spritz (Ruinart Champagne with jasmine infused vodka). There is a private member’s rooftop club and a sushi bar.
Le Must is one of the best restaurants in Labone, Accra with a French cuisine and Ghanaian décor. The menu is changed daily except the signature dish, the Lobster Thermidor. Other menu options include the grilled chateaubriand fillet steak and chicken fricasse with seafood among others. Thursday evenings feature live music. For 20 years, this restaurant is frequently visited by the likes of Stevie Wonder, Will Smith and Jacques Chirac. The restaurant has an outdoor seating area with barbecue, two private dining rooms along with the indoor seating. It also exclusively serves Baron P de Rothschild wine bottles.
It is an African restaurant serving a fusion of cuisines from Coto d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo. It is located on 10th street in Osu. The customers while enjoying the views in the outdoor terrace can whiff the aroma and watch the selected fish and meats being grilled al fresco. They can also choose to sit indoors while drinking fresh coconut milk. The décor features natural colors with woven bamboo furnishing. The delectable feast for a family features grilled guinea fowl, fresh fish soup, jollof rice and fried plantain.
Toro is a Spanish restaurant and the first ever tapas bar in Accra located on Liberation Road. It is famous for serving delicious tapas and paellas. Thursday evenings feature live music. Other delicacies include spicy garlic prawns, beef in blue cheese and aubergine chips. Mojitos and Sangrias keep the atmosphere lively. The restaurant is situated in the outdoor of Afrikiko Complex. However, the guests can also choose to sit indoors for quieter ambiance.
Firefly located on 11th Lane in Osu is the place for party nights and romantic dinners. It is a restaurant and a lounge bar with the menu featuring a Mediterranean fusion in the cuisine. Appetizers include pasta dishes, tapas and salads. The main course features calamari, steak medallions and stuffed chicken breast. The lit bar is divided from the dining area with a silver chainmail curtain and features cocktails, wines and signature blends. Homemade tiramisu and warm chocolate fondant satiate the diners’ sweet tooth. The restaurant is open from 5 pm until 3 am. The night party features afrobeat, underground house music, disco, indie rock and hip-hop.