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Independence Avenue, Accra 0001, Ghana
233302611010
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06:30 - 10:30
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 10:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is real nice and tasty. I would recommend it for vegetarians. Love the staff. Super friendly.

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Thank DynamixMC
Madison, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The a la carte menu is limited. For one visit, it is perfectly fine. If you are eating here regularly because you are staying in the hotel, it is easy to get tired of the food quickly.

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Thank Kristen V
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Waow! This is a noce place to eat and relax. People may just not know what Africa has but I bet you to travel to some of these place in Ghana, Africa and you will feel a treat home away from home

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Thank Christian A
Nadja M, Rooms Division Manager at Sankofa Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Christian A. It was our pleasure to serve you in our Restaurant and we would like to thank you for sharing our experiences. We hope to see you soon again. With best regards Nadja More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

It wasn't expected but it was worth it that servesbus well even though it was a buffet they had patience For my daughter who was noisy and all over the place, I will surely visit th place again. Thumbs up

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Nadja M, Rooms Division Manager at Sankofa Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review and for visiting our restaurant. We do hope that we can welcome you and your daughter back one day. With best regards Nadja More 

Gaborone, Botswana
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went for an Indian cuisine dinner. Very clean, modern and comfortable setting. Great Indian food!! Very friendly, courteous and responsive staff. Service was superb and we had a treat evening!

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Thank Eugene N
Nadja M, Rooms Division Manager at Sankofa Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Eugene N. It was nice having you here for dinner and our culinary team would like to thank you for your compliments. We are looking forward to welcome you back soon ... maybe to our Turkish night, every Wednesday. With best regards Nadja More 

Greater Accra, Ghana
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We are living in Accra en whenever we invite people for an important occasion we tend to invite them at the Movenpick. On previous occasions we were very happy with the service and the food. Not so yesterday. We went for dinner with very good friends/collegues and the service was really bad. One of the girls came to often to... More 

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Thank Zazie M
Nadja M, Rooms Division Manager at Sankofa Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ms Zazie Thank you very much for your loyalty and for using our Restaurant. We are truly sorry for the unusual lapses in service you experienced last week and we would appreciate if you could reach out to contact our F&B Manager, who would like to apologize personally & ideally meet to you. Please contact him on: badran.shami@movenpick.com Once... More 

Accra, Ghana
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294 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Came with friends to celebrate colleagues birthday. Service was very good. Staff are very much engaged and happy with their guests. Buffet very average. Shame they have a area for live cooking which is not being used. Over all though a nice time

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Thank wayan1969
Nadja M, Rooms Division Manager at Sankofa Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for visiting our Restaurant and for sharing your experience. We do hope that we can welcome you back one day, maybe to enjoy our sumptuous brunch buffet or one of our theme evening buffet. With kind regards Nadja More 

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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I dined here with a friend for lunch. There were several conferences and even though the restaurant and grounds were full, we were still able to have an intimate lunch without filling crowded or having to speak loud to be heard. Granted that this hotel hosts many events, it's a great thing that they've nailed it with the layout and... More 

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Thank LouFarley
Nadja M, Rooms Division Manager at Sankofa Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear LouFarley We are excited to see that you enjoy our Restaurant and our offerings and would like to thank you for the compliments. Please be assured that they will be passed on to our culinary & service team. We are looking forward to your next visit, maybe to try our new theme evening buffet: Turkish delicacies on Wednesday evenings?... More 

Accra
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I have had some of the best lunches at the Sankofa Restaurant, especially their Sunday buffet lunch is one of the best in Accra. They cater not only for the western palate, but for the local too. On offer is traditional sunday roast, bbq, pasta dishes, japanese sushi, great deserts and local foods like fufu and jolof.

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Thank Nixon W
Nadja M, Rooms Division Manager at Sankofa Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Nixon W. What a wonderful compliment, thank you very much for sharing your feedback. Our culinary team is delighted to see that their effort of mixing local & international cuisines is appreciated. We are looking forward to see you soon ... maybe this Sunday for Brunch ?? With kind regards Nadja More 

Wetherby, United Kingdom
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We ate here whilst staying at the Movenpick - there was a huge choice on the buffet option for starters - mains & desserts - each night there is a theme to the buffet offering variety to those staying a few days - service for drinks was sometimes a little slow but you could not fault the happy attentive service... More 

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Thank MarkIngmanthorpe
Nadja M, Rooms Division Manager at Sankofa Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for eating in our Restaurant and for sharing your feedback. Its great to see that you enjoyed our culinary offerings and we promise to work on the speed of service, to make the experience just perfect. We are looking forward to welcome you back soon. With best regards nadja More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$70
Cuisine
African, International, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Independence Avenue, Accra 0001, Ghana
  • Location: Africa  >  Ghana  >  Greater Accra  >  Accra
  • Phone Number: 233302611010
Description
This bright airy all-day restaurant features contemporary local art and offers seating on the breezy terrace or the cool atmosphere of the main restaurant. Multi-ethnic cuisine features local favorites and wells as classic international dishes. Daily changing theme evenings buffets offer a culinary journey around the world and the Sunday Brunch buffet is the signature meal for the whole family.

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