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Nice Places To Hang Out In Accra [Our Top Picks]

With its vibrant nightlife, fancy restaurants, friendly locals and superb food and drinks, you cannot compare Accra to any other city in Ghana. 

Accra has places to hang out for everyone, whether you want to go for drinks with friends and party the night away or go on a self-date in a calm and peaceful restaurant.

Thus, it is no surprise that this city is well-loved by locals and foreigners. Although the cost of living here is high, some great spots are affordable and provide just as good service.

Read on as I share with you nice places to hang out in Accra.

Buka Restaurant

buka-restaurant

Located on 10th Street in Osu, Buka Restaurant is the go-to if you want to enjoy indigenous Ghanaian cuisine on a warm afternoon. 

At Buka, you can enjoy the complete African experience with refreshing drinks at affordable prices. 

A personal favourite is Buka’s famous banku with grilled tilapia, which goes for a cool price of GHS 55 in all.

Buka Restaurant Opening Hours And Contact Details

  • Monday 12:00-9:00 pm
  • Tuesday 12:00-9:00 pm
  • Wednesday 12:00-9:00 pm
  • Thursday 12:00-9:00 pm
  • Friday 12:00-9:00 pm
  • Saturday 12:00-9:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed
  • Tel number: 0556492290
  • Email address: [email protected]

Legon Botanical Gardens

legon botanical gardens

Located close to the University of Ghana, Legon Botanical Gardens is one of the largest recreational centres in the country. 

It is situated at the Agbogba Junction, on the Haatso Atomic Main Road. The gardens are suitable for persons of all ages, and there are a variety of activities to engage in. 

Be it a school excursion, picnic, photoshoot, boat cruise or hike, Legon gardens has something for everyone.

Legon Botanical Gardens Entrance Fees

  • Entry fee- GHS 15
  • Playground- GHS 20 for children only
  • Canopy walkway- GHS 20 for children and GHS 25 for adults
  • High rope course- 2 routes at GHS 40 and 4 routes at GHS 70
  • Bird watching- GHS 30
  • Biking- GHS 30 with your bike
  • Fishing- GHS 30 with your rod
  • Model photoshoot- GHS 150
  • Wedding photoshoot- GHS 250
  • Video shoot- GHS 700 for 4 hours and GHS 1200 for 8 hours
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Legon Botanical Gardens Working Hours And Contact

  • Opening hours: Monday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Sunday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Tel number: 0262366167 or 0552880908
  • Email address: [email protected]

Cafe Accra

cafe-accra

My go-to breakfast spot, Cafe Accra, is one of the best cafés in Accra. It is located at 49 Boundary Road in East Legon

I’ve had one of the best breakfasts I’ve ever eaten in Accra in this cosy and unassuming place. 

All their meals are prepared from scratch; it is better to call ahead and order if you don’t want to wait more than an hour for your meal. 

For all pancake lovers, I recommend the Good Morning combo, which contains pancakes, bacon, sausage and scrambled eggs which costs just GHS 60.

Cafe Accra Working Hours And Contact Details

  • Monday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday 8:30am – 7:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • Sunday 12:00-6:00 pm
  • Tel number: 0558039344

Garage Lounge And Bar

Garage Lounge And Bar

The Garage is one of the top places to hang out at night; you can eat good food, drink shots and champagne, listen to music and dance the night away with friends or loved ones. 

You can find it on the famous Boundary Road in East Legon. The best time to visit the Garage is over the weekend when it is most vibrant and active. You can call during the day to book a table for your group.

Garage Lounge And Bar Working Hours And Contact Details

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 6:00 pm -12:00 am
  • Thursday 6:00 pm – 3:00 am
  • Friday 6:00 pm – 4:00 am
  • Saturday 6:00 pm – 4:00 am
  • Sunday 6:00 pm – 4:00 am
  • Tel number: 0551494573

Pinocchio and La Piaza Restaurant

Pinocchio-And-La-Piaza-Restaurant-view

This ice cream parlour and adjoining Italian restaurant are opposite the Firefly Lounge bar on Embassy Road, 11th Lane in Osu.

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The best ice cream shop in Ghana, Pinocchio, has an array of over 10 different flavours of ice cream, and you can decide if you’d want just ice cream or a cone to go with it.

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One scoop of ice cream goes for a cool price of GHS 15. If hungry, you can go to toLa Piazza Restaurant and enjoy authentic Italian pizza and pasta.

Opening Hours:

  • Monday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Tuesday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Wednesday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Thursday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Friday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Saturday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Sunday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Tel number: 0263383181

Rosé Garden

Rose-Garden

Rosé garden is a picturesque breakfast and brunch spot in Labone, between Cupcake boutique and Bosphorus. 

It is situated at 4746 Ndabaningi Sithole Road in Labone. To make a reservation, it is best to book days before as tables are very limited. 

At Rosé, you can enjoy an affordable breakfast under a cool breeze, although they also sell other types of food.

Rosé Garden Opening Hours And Contact Details

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Sunday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Tel number: 0594816436

Labadi Beach

labadi beach

One of the busiest beaches on the Ghanaian coast, Labadi beach is a favourite among locals and tourists. 

It is officially known as La Pleasure Beach and is situated in Labadi, a suburb of Accra. 

Labadi Beach offers its visitors numerous restaurants and recreational activities to choose from. 

You can enjoy cold beers, eat street food such as fried yam and kebab, go horse riding, play beach volleyball, or enjoy the live band and reggae music. 

The beach is lively on weekends but quite calm on weekdays, where you can just sit back and enjoy the waves and scent of the sea. 

Labadi Beach Entrance Fee

Although a public place, visitors must pay a small entrance fee.

The entry fee for Labadi beach is GHS 15.

The Honeysuckle Pub And Restaurant

The-Honeysuckle-Pub-And-Restaurant

A very popular spot in Labone, The Honeysuckle is well-loved by locals and foreigners. 

It is located on Fourth Dade Walk in Labone and features an outdoor terrace, downstairs, and upstairs sitting area. 

The Honeysuckle is great for catching up with friends after a long week and watching your favourite sports such as football and basketball.

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The Honeysuckle Pub And Restaurant Working Hours And Contact Details

  • Monday 9:00 am – 12:00 am
  • Tuesday 9:00 am – 12:00 am
  • Wednesday 9:00 am – 12:00 am
  • Thursday 9:00 am – 12:00 am
  • Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 am
  • Saturday 9:00 am – 2:00 am
  • Sunday 9:00 am – 12:00 am
  • Tel number: 0279560000
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Bliss Family Entertainment

Bliss Family Entertainment

Although it was opened just this year, Bliss Family Entertainment is already one of Accra’s more popular recreational centres. 

At Bliss, you get to experience thrilling entertainment and have lots of fun, all at affordable prices. 

The trampoline experience includes a trampoline, slam dunk, zipline, doughnut slide, dodgeball, freefall tower, foam pit, rock climbing and many others. 

Groups are also given a 5-10% discount depending on the numbers. The bowling alley experience is priced per game, and bowling shoes are provided. 

All prices include free wifi in addition.

  • Trampoline experience- GHS 160 per hour
  • GHS 110 per hour for children below 13 years
  • Bowling alley experience- GHS 120 per game

Bliss Family Entertainment Working Hours And Contact Details

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 12:00 pm -12:00 am
  • Wednesday 12:00 pm -12:00 am
  • Thursday 12:00 pm -12:00 am
  • Friday 12:00 pm -12:00 am
  • Saturday 12:00 pm -12:00 am
  • Sunday 12:00 pm -12:00 am
  • Tel number: 0551115500

Bloom Bar

Bloom Bar

The face of Ghana’s nightlife for many years, Bloom Bar continues to provide quality entertainment. 

It is located on Troas Street, House No. F in Osu. This open-air bar has a lovely ambience and is very spacious, although it gets packed to capacity on most nights, especially in December. 

Over the years, Bloom Bar has become famous for its superb cocktails and signature lights.

Bloom Bar Working Hours And Contact Details

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 5:00 pm -2:00 am
  • Wednesday 5:00 pm -2:00 am
  • Thursday 5:00 pm -2:00 am
  • Friday 5:00 pm -4:00 am
  • Saturday 5:00 pm -4:00 am
  • Sunday 5:00 pm -2:00 am
  • Tel number: 0552498524

Is Accra expensive? Yes. But is it also worth it to live in Accra? Definitely. No other city has the many opportunities Accra provides, as well as such facilities and restaurants. 

For enquiries, contact Buka at 0556492290, Legon botanical gardens at 0262366167, Cafe Accra at 0558039344, Garage at 0551494573, Pinocchio at 0263383181, Rosé garden at 0594816436, Honeysuckle on 0279560000, Bliss on 0551115500, and Bloom on 0552498524.

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Beatrice Adepa Addohttps://mekabi.com
Beatrice Adepa Addo is a student and a foodie who also loves writing about fashion, food, and everything surrounding traveling in Ghana. You can contact Beatrice at [email protected]

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