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Buka

10th Lane, Osu, Accra, Ghana
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Ranked #35 of 148 Restaurants in Accra
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: African
Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

went with the family and it was cool. They got your Regular Ghanaian dishes, fufu, jollof, banku, tilapia, fried plantain etc. The palm wine in a bottle was nice. Service is ok. You can see the effort they try to put in to make dining enjoyable for you.

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Mons, Belgium
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I was there with my wife, my 8-year-old daughter and my father-in-law (who's from Ghana). We really enjoyed the place (on a rooftop) and the authentic African food.

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Johannesburg
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were a group of south Africans and looking forward to enjoying our layover, the food was great but our waiter was extremely rude, rolling of eyes bring our orders incorrectly and no water to wash our hands and then the waiter just disappeared we had to get up to ask for salt, another waiter serving beer at a table... More

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Accra, Ghana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I know that restaurants for tourists are usually "one-meal" places. I've tried it anyway and it was nothing special. The fish in the red-red was 100% the fishbone, no flesh on it and as for the rest, well I've had it better elsewhere.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

This is a good place for Ghanaian food. They have a long menu and we ordered some tasty dishes with the help of the waiter. The service, though, was a weird combination of slow and eager that we leave so that they could go home early on a Friday night.

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Pinecrest, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A group of us went out for dinner at this pleasant place. Dining is on the upstairs terrace. We had the red fish stew which was snapper cutlets deep fried then cooked in a thick, spicy tomato based sauce. Very tasty. We had it with plantains. Others tried the fried tilapia, which was a large whole fish. Also good. One... More

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Lagos, Nigeria
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76 reviews 76 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Food was ok, menu was quite extensive...the service was unenthusiastic at best, not too much effort on behalf of the serving staff. Might return but not excitedly.

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Geneva, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We enjoyed our visits to Buka restaurant. Very good food, reasonable prices, big portions. service rather quick compared to other restaurants in Accra. the grilled red fish and guinea fowl are really nicely grilled and very tasty. Very nice setting. The open terrace is lovely. Though not very easy to find the place at first as most people in Osu... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The palm wine is a hallmark, not to mention the great beans and fried fish dishes. A place where the elite crowd in Accra congregate.

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Accra, Ghana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I usually enjoy my Buka visits. The food is tasty and I'm generally happy. Well today I had a complaint about my food and got the WORST TREATMENT EVER! I was sitting for almost 15 minutes waiting for a manager to attend to my issue. Instead he sent the waiter to tell me that "you should have noticed the problem... More

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