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FOOD & DINING IN GHANA

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International food is available in most large hotels and many restaurants serve a range of local traditional foods. In Accra there are also restaurants serving Middle Eastern, Chinese, French and other European cuisine.

National specialties

• Kenkey, hot peppers and fried fish, eaten mostly in the Accra region.

• On the coast, prawns and other seafood are popular.

• Akyeke, cassava couscous served with avocado.

• Fufu, pounded cassava beans, yam, plantain or rice, usually accompanies traditional soups (palmnut, groundnut), Kontomere and Okro (stews).

• Fante fante, popular in the central regions is a palm oil stew with small fish.

• Akrantee, bushmeat.

• Green snails.

• Nkontomire, yam leaf soup.

National drinks

• Pito is a beer brewed in the Northern region made from millet.

• Zom koom, toasted millet flour in water.

• Palm wine.

• Coconut juice.

PLACES TO DINE

Tandoor Indian Restaurant
659/1 Angola Street,
Behind State House,
Osu,
Accra
Tel: (233-21) 778760
Email: [email protected]

Yan Can Cook
55B Avenor Link,
North Ind. Area,
Accra
Tel: (233-24) 360395
Fax: (233-21) 779675

Le Bouquet
Off Ring Road,
Osu,
Accra
Tel: (233-21) 772417
Fax: (233-21) 761458

La Chaumiere Restaurant
P.O. Box C2281,
Cantonments,
Accra
Tel: (233-21) 772408 / 772970
Fax: (233-21) 772970

Ristorante Primavera
Labadi Beach Hotel,
Accra
Tel: (233-21) 772501

Hinlone
Labone,
Accra
Tel: (233-21) 772782
Fax: (233-21) 776554

Beverly Hills
Asylum Down,
Accra
Tel: (233-21) 224042

Diplomat
Labadi Beach Hotel,
Accra
Tel: (233-21) 772501

Elbis Restaurant
56/4 South Liberia Road,
Tudu,
Accra
Tel: (233-22) 2718

Makaira
North Labone,
Accra
Tel: (233-21) 778266

Club 400
Ringway estates,
Osu,
Accra
Tel: (233-21) 223723

Tropicana
Sunrise Hotel,
North Ridge,
Accra
Tel: (233-21) 222201

Sole Mio Ristorante
P.O.Box 14992,
Osu,
Tel: (233-21) 784015