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75 things to do in Accra and Ghana • Bars and nightlife

With tips on everything from Accra's best restaurants and shops to museums and sightseeing – read our ultimate guide to things to do in Accra

Dan Neilsen

See authentic highlife at +233


+233 (named after the Ghanaian dialling code) is an intelligently designed club that has live bands six days a week. Inside, there are two floors. The band play on a small stage downstairs, but can also be seen from the U-shaped upstairs. Probably the best place in Accra to see live music at the moment.

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Lounging at Rhapsody’s

There are two halves to the interior – an informal lounge, complete with panel-lit horseshoe bar and football on TVs, and a restaurant. Things crank up a notch on Fridays and Saturdays when DJs spin tunes: expect sizeable crowds.

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East Airport

Take in a concert at Alliance Française


The Accra-based arm of the French cultural centre offers a large range of artistic activities every week. It particularly excels in live music events, but there are also regular art displays and talks from international artists. The obvious focus is on French and Ghanaian artists (often working together), which forms an artistic bridge between the two cultures in terms of language, education and artistic programming. There’s always something interesting on; be sure to look at the website before arriving in town.

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Airport Residential Area

Catch a game at Champs Sports Bar & Grill


Champs is back! Expect all major sporting events on eight large screens TV and four project screens and a wide selection of regular events organised entertainment events, a quiz night every Thursday, regular live music,  Thursday Quiz Night, Accra DJs such as DJ Black, DJ KillerFingers, DJ Big L and DJ Vision and a Friday karaoke competition.

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Adabraka and Asylum Down
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