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Sankofa Restaurant

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African, International, Asian, Continental
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Independence Avenue, Accra 0001, Ghana
0302 611010
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations
Description: High ceilings, terracotta tiled flooring and exquisite wooden wall...
High ceilings, terracotta tiled flooring and exquisite wooden wall panelling are complimented by locally made table runners and contemporary designed uniforms. Multi-ethnic cuisine is offered with ongoing live cooking stations ( show island grills, pasta, tempura, etc) and a sumptuous buffet featuring Asian, Continental and local dishes. The sustainable a la carte menu features both international specialities as well as fresh local seafood. Sunday Brunch is our signature meal for the whole family.
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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
excellent breakfast & lunch buffet

enjoyed the breakfast and lunch buffets as a guest in the hotel. wide variety of tastes including English fry up, fresh fruit & yogurts, omelet station, local options, etc for breakfast and excellent selection of salads and dishes for lunch at reasonable value.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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47 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The hotel is more than amazing but my dad booked us dinner this Sunday and it was terrible, no variety, food wasn't of good quality, we had to change our beverage choice 3 times cuz nothing was avaliable!! Yet the staff was friendly and helpful

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

enjoyed the breakfast and lunch buffets as a guest in the hotel. wide variety of tastes including English fry up, fresh fruit & yogurts, omelet station, local options, etc for breakfast and excellent selection of salads and dishes for lunch at reasonable value.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

It has a vast spread of food and multiple options. Especially Tuesday's Indian food is fantastic. in the morning breakfast, you will get a live egg counter and multiple options including local food of Yam and stew, which is good at time except it will be little oily.

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Greater Accra, Ghana
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The varied food. Each day has cuisines from across. Can be indoors or outdoors. Has a good selection of wines too.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Very limited option to eat. The label on the food was also a challenge. I suggest you stick to your own food type. Trying African food can sometimes not be as rewarding as I understood.

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Zakynthos, Greece
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

For a coffee in a real very COLD area, without WiFi connection!!! For a dinner, without any Wi-Fi. Dinner a la carte, we must go again and again brinking plates... The sweets of chocolate are terribly full of sugar, as a kind of marmalade... The pieces of chocolate full of fat, much more the any large limits... Clean toilets, a... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The Moroccan buffet was the best one that we had during the 3 nights we were at the hotel. The desserts were to die for, if you like baklava and Greek like food. I also tried the Ghana coconut cocktail which I will have again when I return to Accra.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The buffet was fairly good value for money, but most items on the a la carte menu were overpriced. Service was average and the ambience was fairly relaxed.

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Accra, Ghana
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Hi We had recently been to the restaurant section of movenpick. It was on 26th Aug, 2014 which was a tuesday. It was an Indian buffet as our friends had recommended. We had enquired before going there and we were told by the hotel staff that there will be good indian dishes (Eg biriyani / tikka / fish / prawns)... More 

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Brasilia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I did not find much options nearby Movenpick Hotel, so this ended up being a good option. The food is good and they offer local food, however it is a little overpriced.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Independence Avenue, Accra 0001, Ghana
  • Location: Africa  >  Ghana  >  Greater Accra  >  Accra
  • Phone Number: 0302 611010

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 70
  • Cuisine: African, International, Asian, Continental

Description

High ceilings, terracotta tiled flooring and exquisite wooden wall panelling are complimented by locally made table runners and contemporary designed uniforms. Multi-ethnic cuisine is offered with ongoing live cooking stations ( show island grills, pasta, tempura, etc) and a sumptuous buffet featuring Asian, Continental and local dishes. The sustainable a la carte menu features both international specialities as well as fresh local seafood. Sunday Brunch is our signature meal for the whole family.

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