Music & Nightlife

The best gigs, festivals and nights out in Accra

Great DJ bars

Republic Bar

  • Critics choice

Music is the defining factor at this fairly new little bar that has seen highlife legend Ebo Taylor pass through its doors. Album covers and black and white photos of music stars adorn the walls and Ghana’s best music plays out – live too on the

  1. 3rd Lane, off Oxford Street
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Bella Roma

  • Price band: 2/4
  • Critics choice

The popularity of Bella Roma shows no sign of abating, thanks to its combination of good cocktails, good music and good vibes. It’s set just off Oxford Street behind Frankie’s, but on weekend evenings you’ll hear the music first. It teeters

  1. Off Cantonments Road, (Oxford Street), behind Frankie’s
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The Lexington

  • Critics choice

On the former location of Champs, The Lexington is a swish new ‘concept bar and restaurant’. It specialises in (excellent) cocktails, but it also does some fine food, including breakfasts. The dinner menu (from 5pm) has several salad and

  1. 40 Ring Road Central, behind Paloma Hotel
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