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Crest Restaurant

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Hospital Road, Tamale, Ghana
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Description: Crest Restaurant (aka "Giddipass") is on Hospital Rd in Tamale,...
Crest Restaurant (aka "Giddipass") is on Hospital Rd in Tamale, around 50m from the Forsmuel Shopping Centre. You will find a reference in the Bradt: Ghana guide (Volume 5) on page 370.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Best part is the rooftop for sundowners (Giddipass)

Crest restaurant and its footop bar Giddipass has been the centre of Tamale nightlife for years - although now to be eclisped by the better Chuck's Bar. The rooftop is too hot in daytime (no shade) but great for views over Tamale at night or dusk. The Crest restaurant serves passable Afro-chinese... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
anna m
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Crest restaurant and its footop bar Giddipass has been the centre of Tamale nightlife for years - although now to be eclisped by the better Chuck's Bar. The rooftop is too hot in daytime (no shade) but great for views over Tamale at night or dusk. The Crest restaurant serves passable Afro-chinese dishes very, very slowly (check what is acutally... More 

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Thank anna m
David A, Owner at Crest Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Anna for visiting us and for your comments. We have taken note of your observations and promise to do the best we can to offer you and all our customers the best of hospitality and an excellent service. Best regards and you are always welcome back. More 

Diepenbeek, Belgium
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Good food but unfortunatly they don't have everything they offer on the menu! Chicken curry is delicious

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Thank AnnCreemers
Cincinnati, Ohio
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I tried to go here for lunch and deeply regretted it. The service was terrible and slow and I had to ask the waiter several times to put down the phone so I could talk to him. They seemed to be out of everything on the menu, and we had to change our order 3 times. They also had no... More 

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Thank Reb V
Accra, Ghana
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149 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Food is not worth it. Supposedly they have ice cream downstairs but it is hardly ever working. The only meal I've eaten there was below average. Staff are not very nice. Big party mood in the evening/night. But they will let you climb up on the rooftop during the day if you buy a drink and you have a good... More 

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Thank spicycouple22
Tamale, Northern, Ghana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a very good place to try some Ghanaian dishes and also get some drinks. Looking for a place to get Ghanaian food? visit here

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Thank Solomon G
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We went there 2 different nights, and both nights left disappointed. The first we had good drinks, and ordered food. After waiting 45 minutes for the food to arrive, we asked where it was, and the waitress informed us the restaurant was out of gas and we could only get chicken gizzard kabobs (which were awful!). The second night we... More 

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Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

it is quite good to eat there.their environment is cool and lively.it is also an open place and very comfortable

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Thank Airviter P
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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152 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

We came here on a night out and the ghanians are very friendly sitting us down with them as it was very busy and no chairs free. The men are abit over friendly but you just have to play along and be firm with them. Everyone there gets up and dances,has a few drinks,the bar is downstairs and the dance... More 

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Thank Talia16
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182 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Kabobs were awful and the lack of lighting and sketchy clientele and incredibly loud music made it undesirable.

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Thank RBG-Halifax
San Francisco, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

I had great Chinese food following a day exploring Tamale. Later that night, we went upstairs to check out the dance floor. It was a crowded sausage-fest, and I didn't feel safe. Seemed like a lot of people were brushing against my pockets (aka pickpocketers). Maybe if the vibe were better I'd come back. It's the most happening place in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hospital Road, Tamale, Ghana
  • Location: Africa  >  Ghana  >  Northern Region  >  Tamale

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Description

Crest Restaurant (aka "Giddipass") is on Hospital Rd in Tamale, around 50m from the Forsmuel Shopping Centre. You will find a reference in the Bradt: Ghana guide (Volume 5) on page 370.

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