This is a tiny but ever-throbbing space that tumbles out on to the street when things really kick off late on a Friday or Saturday. Album covers and black-and-white photos of music stars adorn the walls as Ghana’s best music blasts out (often jaw-dropping highlife music acts live on the terrace – highlife legend Ebo Taylor has even played here). The cocktails use high-quality ingredients not found anywhere else: the Republica is a caipirinha made from traditional palm wine. On a sunny day, try one of their ‘Wild Beers’: the Beer Sap has tangy bissap concentrate added to it.
With dozens of bars vying for tipplers’ attention in the Ghanaian capital, it can be difficult knowing where to start when you embark on a night out. Whether you end up at a cocktail bar on the main drag or a side-street dive, there’s great boozy fun to be had here, and that’s why we’ve whittled the hundreds of brilliant bars in Accra down to just six. From a throbbing music bar with live highlife to mixology magic in industrial-chic surrounds, these spots offer some of the best good times imaginable. We recommend stocking up beforehand at one of the best restaurants in Accra, and if it’s views you’re after, go all-out with a drink at one of these terraces.
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