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Top Choice Market in Kumasi

Kejetia Market

From afar, the Kejetia Market looks like an alien mothership landed in the centre of Kumasi. Closer up, the rusting tin roofs of this huge market (often cited as the largest in West Africa; there are 11,000 stalls a…
Top Choice International in Kumasi

View Bar & Grill

Without a doubt the best restaurant in Kumasi. Delicious and beautifully presented food is served up in stylish surroundings, with expansive windows taking in views over the city. The steaks are the stars of the men…
Museum in Kumasi

Prempeh II Jubilee Museum

This museum may be small but the personalised tour included with admission is a fascinating introduction to Ashanti culture and history. Among the displays are artefacts relating to the Ashanti king Prempeh II, incl…
Indian in Kumasi

Moti Mahal Restaurant

One of the fanciest and best-loved restaurants in Kumasi, Moti Mahal is a formal place serving some of the country's finest Indian cuisine in elegant, fiercely air-conditioned surroundings.
Chinese in Kumasi

Noble House

Friendly waiters serve up huge portions of delicious Chinese and Indian food in elegant surroundings. There's also a swish hotel on the premises.
Museum in Kumasi

Manhyia Palace Museum

Manhyia Palace was built by the British in 1925 to receive Prempeh I when he returned from a quarter of a century of exile in the Seychelles to resume residence in Kumasi. It was used by the Ashanti kings until 1974…
Pizza in Kumasi

Nik's Pizza

Sit at plastic chairs and tables in a rustic garden while friendly waiters serve decent thin-crust wood-fired pizza . Walking here after dark isn't recommended due to the lack of street lighting. Come by taxi and ke…
African in Kumasi

Kentish Kitchen

Set in a pretty garden within the National Cultural Centre, this simple restaurant serves good Ghanaian dishes such as red-red (bean stew), fufu (fermented cassava, yams, plantain or manioc which is cooked and purée…
International in Kumasi

Vic Baboo's

Vic Baboo's is an institution among travellers and expats. With the biggest menu in town, this place is whatever you want it to be – Indian takeaway, decent burger joint, Lebanese deli or cocktail bar. It has a good…
Arts Centre in Kumasi

National Cultural Centre

The National Cultural Centre is set within peaceful, shaded grounds and includes craft workshops, where you can see brassworking, woodcarving, pottery making, batik cloth dyeing and kente cloth weaving, as well as a…