Ghana has been described as one of the most peaceful countries on the continent of Africa. This is so because, apart from the fact that the citizens are peaceful and prefer to live a low, quiet life unlike their Nigerian counterparts, they are however learning fast on how to create entertainment and catch some fun in the midst of all their economic and political challenges. This is evident in the number of hangouts, pubs, bars and night clubs owned by both Ghanaians and foreign investors who also feel the need in creating fun and entertainment in one of Africa’s most peaceful countries. Therefore, in this regard, ENCOMIUM Weekly brings you high profile night clubs and entertainment centres in Ghana which could also help in selecting one of the best clubs to hang out with families and friends this festive season if you find yourself in Ghana.
Firefly Lounge Bar
Located at 11th Lane, Embassy Road in Osu, Accra, Firefly is believed to be one of the night clubs in Ghana where the big boys’ hottest ladies and even celebrities love to hang out. Clubbing, according to the manager, starts from Wednesday to Sunday from 9pm till 5am, but quickly added that the crowd starts to pick up from 11pm. However, Wednesday is ladies night which is tagged Women Crush Wednesday and there is a free Vodka drink for all the ladies at the club. On Thursdays, it’s FIFA Tournament for lovers of football who challenge themselves via video game and definitely not on the soccer field and with lots of drinks to make it interesting. Fridays and Saturdays start the weekend at Firefly with a party where two DJs standby to make sure it’s never a dull a moment. And on Sunday it’s Straight Out of Firefly, meant to create an atmosphere for the night crawlers to chill and prepare for the week ahead. A peep into their menu shows they are committed to creating customer satisfaction when it comes to dining and nightlife in Ghana.
Is a one stop entertainment centre for lovers of good music, barbeques, cocktails and lots more. Located at the Lizzy Complex in Accra, Bedouin boasts of the best slick interior design which gives its customers the VIP feel. Bedouin is said to be highly patronized by both Ghanaians and Nigerians. With popular shows like Akwaaba UK, a platform created for Ghanaians abroad to come home to Ghana and party, mingle and socialize before they go back to their busy lives in the UK after the holidays. Top celebrities are said to be regular callers at Bedouin anytime they are in town and those that have been spotted include Nigerian dancehall artiste Patoranking, the Skelewu hit maker, Davido, Togolese ace footballer, Emmauel Adebayour, Ghallywood top actress, Jackie Appiah, former Black Star captain, Stephen Appiah, and a host of others. However, with 2000 ghc, you can make table reservations and get a chance to see or mingle with some of these stars.
Twist Night Club is believed to be one of the hottest bars in town. It’s never a dull moment with the in house DJ P and DJ Bootie Brown playing the latest music from hip-life to hip-hop, afro-pop and lots more. Highly patronized by Ghanaians, Nigerians and foreigners, Twist is in the heart of Labone, in the city of Accra, with a state of the art sound and lighting system. It’s a perfect mix with a bit of everything. And for the Christmas season, the management has promised it’s going to be fun all the way. So, if you are going to be in Ghana this festive season, you can stop by and have a feel of their cocktail, good music and much more.
Soho is more of a restaurant during the day and starts its clubbing from Thursday, Friday and Saturday with a live band and a well stocked bar ranging from alcoholic to non-alcoholic beverages. Located inside the Marina Mall in Accra, strategically positioned around the international airport and airport residential area. Soho Lounge is known for creating first class entertainment coming from the stable of New Restaurant Concepts (NRC). The talk of the town lounge which was launched in November 2013, has proved to be on top of the game when it comes to nightlife in Ghana. However, regular callers, based on experience stated that though their pricing is a bit on the high side, you will surely get value for your money in an amazing ambience and with well dressed and organized waitresses and waiters at your beck and call.
With beautiful, tall slim ladies to usher you in and attend to your needs and make you feel comfortable for the night, you can’t but fall in love with nightlife in one of the top night clubs in Accra. Highly patronized by the big shots in Ghana, the high profile club served as the venue during Dj Cupid’s African tour and when entertainment guru and CEO of EIB Network, and the organizer of the annual Ghana Meets Nigeria show, Kwabena Anokye Adisi, popularly known as Bola Ray decided to host Editor in Chief and publisher of City People Magazine, Mr. Seye Kehinde when he clocked 50. At Kristal Club, apart from good presence of well trained, heavily built security guards on standby, it’s exciting as the in-house Dj makes sure he keeps the patrons on their feet with a mixture of hit songs from Nigeria and Ghana and around the globe.
Formerly known as Rockstone’s Office and owned by one of Ghana’s top hip-life celebrity artiste and the newest member of the VVIP Group, Reggie Rockstone, popularly known as the grandpapa of hip-life in Ghana, Django birthed when Ghanaians were really yearning for an ultra lounge, noveau style pub, perfect for a night out, birthday parties, corporate gathering and what have you. It has therefore become one of the most sophisticated pubs both Ghanaian and Nigerian celebrities love to hang out and chit chat while they sip their drinks. They also stage events due to the luxurious setting and a well stocked bar which offers some of the best and finest spirits and beer at half price on Tuesday to Friday during the Happy Hour which starts from 6-8pm and on Fridays and Saturdays from 11pm to 12am. So, if you find yourself in Accra and you are looking for a sophisticated club experience, then look no further, Django Bar is a place that leaves you with that wow experience, especially if you have the Grand Papazz membership title. Then you can party away in the shadow box which boasts of cozy couches and offers maximum privacy while you and your guest or partner have a good time.
- ADEBUKOLA ADENEYE-EDAH