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10th Lane, Osu, Accra, Ghana
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I always frequent this place each time I am in Accra. Love the African feel of the place. Loads of bamboo, wood, plants and natural. Top of that great food!

Thank Linda M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice ambiance if you want to go basic. Awful food. Sorry- that's really the best I can say. Good Guinness. Clean loo. Mm mm... Struggling to be positive.

Thank QuinnofClubs
Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for dinner on a week night. It was busy and seemed quite popular. My friend had the crab soup and I had a fish stew. It was real traditional African food... which I think we underestimated! It was OK, but not the meal out we'd anticipated.

Thank Clinton v
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buka offers excellent, well-priced West African cuisine in a comfortable, breezy setting. The outdoor/deck seating is casual but still appropriate for business lunches, and the food is truly pleasing to a variety of palates - my Ghanaian colleagues enjoyed a variety of stews, while my guinea hen was cooked and flavored to perfection. All ingredients were fresh and expertly prepared;... More 

Thank MegMc
Vienna, Austria
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110 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Good and quite tasty West African food, served on a nice and airy patio. Comfortable setting. Nicely mixed crowd. Service is professional, but not necessarily warm hearted or exeedingly friendly.

Thank vienna-onthemove
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Food was hot, didn't take too long, ordered khebab but we never got them till we left because they grill it on the spot fresh but not sure why we didn't get it. Palm wine tastes acidic, over all price was ok, good food..

Thank Francis B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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185 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We were taken here by our Ghanaian business partner, as a treat to taste and experience Ghanaian and Nigerian cuisine. The food was expansive and interesting. If you are not interested in trying something different don't go there. But if you are looking for great West African food try it.

Thank ColmV
Accra, Ghana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Buka restaurant, on the 11th lane where the US Embassy visa section used to be, is easily reachable from the popular Osu "Oxford" street. It offers all the exquisite Nigerian dishes you can imagine, well cooked and perfectly served just as traditionally done in Nigeria. eg. Ewedu, Moi moi, Obono, Pounded Yam, Bitter leaf, etc. They have a number of... More 

Thank rodgerH9089VA
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

I went there with two other Italian friends. We all agreed that the layout was rather nice and very local. We tried a variety of dishes and, although a couple were ok but did not impress, overall we enjoyed the food and the experience. One advice is to go there early. We got there at 8pm and we did not... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

The food is okay. Wait times for service is terrible! Nothing special. Check out Asanka Local chopbar if you are in Osu and looking for a place to eat. This place is nothing special.

Thank freespirit2016407

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10th Lane, Osu, Accra, Ghana
  • Location: Africa  >  Ghana  >  Greater Accra  >  Accra

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?