Top things to do

International in Tamale

Chuck's Bar & Restaurant

You won't see many locals in here, but as far as expat havens go, this is a good one. A wood-burning pizza oven produces excellent pizzas and the menu also includes pastas, burgers and decadent desserts. There's reg…
Arts Centre in Tamale

National Cultural Centre

This is really just a collection of art and craft stalls, rather than a place to watch cultural performances (although these do happen from time to time). It's a very pleasant place to browse, however. There's plent…
International in Tamale

Wooden Bakery & Coffee Shop

As well as freshly baked goodies and Italian coffee, this popular joint serves up tasty Lebanese dishes, burgers and pizzas on an expansive terrace just off the main road to the airport. There's also a garden with a…
Indian in Tamale

Swad Fast Food

The name might not be a winner, but this place remains as popular as ever. The large garden is dotted with pot plants and visited by the odd wandering goat, and there's a huge menu featuring everything from authenti…
Bar in Tamale

Jungle Bar

The Jungle Bar, on the grounds of the TICCS Guesthouse, is on a leafy balcony with an all-wood bar, cable TV and comfy benches. It's one of the nicest spots for a drink in Tamale. Also serves food.
Bar in Tamale

Giddipass

Sit on the rooftop terrace and let an ice-cold beer and the sweet sounds of northern hip-life (a hip-hop and highlife hybrid) into your world at this relaxed drinking spot.
Bar in Tamale

Point 7

This small streetside bar, decorated in a dark, Guinness-inspired colour scheme, is a good place to drink a beer or two and watch the world go by.
African in Tamale

Luxury Catering Services

A popular choice serving tasty local and Western food as well as a decent selection of wine and real coffee. The guinea fowl is particularly good.