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125 things to do in Accra and Ghana125 things to do in Accra and Ghana

125 things to do in Accra and Ghana

We love Accra. We love the food, the music, the nightlife, the wildlife, the people. Everything. So for our celebration of the city, and the country, as...

Wiz Kudowor Retrospective

Wiz Kudowor Retrospective

The opening dates and gallery locations for Wiz Edinam Kudowor’s first major retrospective in Accra, has been announced. 

Studio Badge

Studio Badge

Beautiful ‘Made in Ghana' products make us so happy, and Studio Badge has us smiling from ear to ear. Studio Badge is a Ghana-based home-decor design company,...

AAKS release new collection

AAKS release new collection

AAKS has just launched their Spring Summer 2017/18 collection and has, as usual, not failed to impress. The new collection is bolder, brighter and even more...

Get the mag

Get the mag

2017-18 Visitor Guide The NINTH edition of Time Out's Accra for Visitors is your essential guide to the best bars, finest restaurants, coolest shops and...

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Latest Accra restaurant reviews

Little Havana

Little Havana

Located in the hip, creative, and entrepreneurial enclave around Osu Ako Adjei Park is an old colonial-style building that is seeing a rather flamboyant new...

Green Eats Salad Bar

Green Eats Salad Bar

Healthy eating is all the rage at the moment, and Green Eats Salad Bar is bringing that trend to Ghana. As Accra’s first fully stocked salad bar, this...

Little HavanaLittle Havana

Little Havana

Located in the hip, creative, and entrepreneurial enclave around Osu Ako Adjei Park is an old colonial-style building that is seeing a rather flamboyant new...

Little Havana

Little Havana

Located in the hip, creative, and entrepreneurial enclave around Osu Ako Adjei Park is an old colonial-style building that is seeing a rather flamboyant new...

Green Eats Salad Bar

Green Eats Salad Bar

Healthy eating is all the rage at the moment, and Green Eats Salad Bar is bringing that trend to Ghana. As Accra’s first fully stocked salad bar, this...

The Vine Lounge

The Vine Lounge

The Vine Lounge Accra opened last September in the Best Western Premier Accra hotel in Airport Residential and has been a sensation ever since.

XO Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

XO Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

It's amazing there hasn’t been anything like this in the city before. Pan-Asian cuisine is such a crowd-pleaser. Whether it’s Wagamama in a...

The Counter

The Counter

Have you gone through sleepless nights wondering whether the crab cake would ever make it into a burger, you can finally lean back and relax.  A new kid is in...

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Paa Joe and Elisabeth Efua SutherlandPaa Joe and Elisabeth Efua Sutherland

Paa Joe and Elisabeth Efua Sutherland

Ake yaa heko // One does not take it anywhere  On Tuesday 21st November 2017, Gallery 1957 welcomed an exclusive group of guests to witness the collaboration...

How to ride a trotro

How to ride a trotro

If you are in Ghana and you plan to move around a lot, you might want to consider using a trotro.  They are the most affordable means of transport in Ghana and...

Interview: Efya

Interview: Efya

Celebrity songstress Jane Awindor a.k.a, Efya, has been Ghana’s belle of the ball since her debut in 2006. Teasing the paparazzi with her good looks and...

Q & A with the fascinating Yaw Owusu

Q & A with the fascinating Yaw Owusu

Time Out: Your use of pesewa coins has become your artistic calling card of sorts. Were there any other materials that came as a close second? Yaw Owusu: At...

Time Out meets: Akosua Afriyie-Kumi

Time Out meets: Akosua Afriyie-Kumi

When did you first have the idea to use these Ghanaian weaving techniques in high end fashion?  I grew up around basket bags as a child in Ghana, I used to...

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The best of Accra

Accra neighbourhoods

Osu

Osu

Osu is probably the most happening part of town. The busy Cantonments Road, known to virtually everyone as Oxford Street, is a hub of activity 24 hours a day....

Airport

Airport

Airport is not only the first place you'll see in Accra, it is, as you'll notice, where most of the development is happening. New malls, hotels (we hear...

Accra Central

Accra Central

Along the traffic-choked High Street and 28th February Road, which run parallel to the Atlantic Coast, are many of the major banks, international offices of...

Labadi

Labadi

The city's most popular beach is further east in Labadi. At weekends the place is filled with families frolicking in the surf and youngsters playing football....

The best restaurants in Accra

Best for local cuisine

Best for local cuisine

Where to sample traditional Ghanaian fare While Accra offers a wide range of international cuisine, there's nothing quite like sampling traditional dishes in...

Best for international cuisine

Best for international cuisine

Time Out recommends the best places to eat without borders - the top tier in Accra's cosmopolitan dining scene Over the centuries foreign influences have...

Best for a quick snack

Best for a quick snack

Our top three recommended places for your fast-food fix - where to go for burgers, fries and fried chicken with an African twist Barcelo’s Chicken This...

Accra's cheap eats

Accra's cheap eats

Accra has a number of high-quality fine dining establishments - with equally high price tags. Thankfully, places to eat on a more modest budget also abound in...

Accra according to...

Sonya Sadhwani

Sonya Sadhwani

Where is your favourite place to shop for clothes?  Recently I had a fun shopping trip at My Closet in Abelempke.  They had a great variety of...

Nada Moukarzel

Nada Moukarzel

Where do you take visitors to eat?  I'm lucky enough to be involved with four exciting restaurant concepts in Ghana. I take guests to dine at Urban Grill...

Titi Ademola

Titi Ademola

What’s the best meal you’ve had recently?  I had a lovely meal at Burger and Relish recently. It was a yummy variety of burgers, fries and...

M.anifest

M.anifest

He's collaborated with the likes of former Blur frontman, Damon Albarn (for his Rocket Juice & the Moon project) and Ghanaian highlife legend Ebo Taylor -...