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Crest Restaurant

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Hospital Road, Tamale, Ghana
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Middlebury, Vermont
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017

A little difficult to rate. As a bar, i's very good and has a working restroom which is not to be taken for granted in Tamale. As a restaurant, the are in pretty bad shape, I'm told the owner left to Accra and that they kind of went downhill. Four out of five dishes I ordered (in 2 days) the... More 

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Thank Robin I
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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155 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is the restaurant connected to the Giddipass bar. First, the good: it has a rooftop deck that gives you the best possible view of the center of town. But trust me, it's not worth it. First, the service: it's terrible. You can easily wait 15 minutes for anyone to notice you. And then, good luck getting a menu. If... More 

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Thank FeltonS
Mallow, Ireland
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here in the afternoon to escape the heat and have a cold drink. Unfortunately there was no seating available on the roof top, so we had our drinks in a nice enough space out the back of the restaurant. I feel this place has great potential if they would put some nice seating on the... More 

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Thank JB999_13
Jackson, Mississippi
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I normally only get rinks here for the outside ambiance and the view. I've never ordered and food that lived up to it's price tag, but it's still a cozy downtown spot.

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Thank GIobal_Nomad
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

The drinks were nice and it was interesting to be up above the city looking out. Its probably the best view you could have of the city, but I wouldn't set your expectations too high. We were a pair of women just having beers and we felt like we got lots of stares and a bit too much attention. We... More 

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Thank mgray2
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Crest restaurant and its footop bar Giddipass has been the centre of Tamale nightlife for years - although now to be eclisped by the better Chuck's Bar. The rooftop is too hot in daytime (no shade) but great for views over Tamale at night or dusk. The Crest restaurant serves passable Afro-chinese dishes very, very slowly (check what is acutally... More 

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Thank anna m
David A, Owner at Crest Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Anna for visiting us and for your comments. We have taken note of your observations and promise to do the best we can to offer you and all our customers the best of hospitality and an excellent service. Best regards and you are always welcome back. More 

Diepenbeek, Belgium
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Good food but unfortunatly they don't have everything they offer on the menu! Chicken curry is delicious

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Thank AnnCreemers
Cincinnati, Ohio
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I tried to go here for lunch and deeply regretted it. The service was terrible and slow and I had to ask the waiter several times to put down the phone so I could talk to him. They seemed to be out of everything on the menu, and we had to change our order 3 times. They also had no... More 

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Thank Reb V
Accra, Ghana
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166 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

Food is not worth it. Supposedly they have ice cream downstairs but it is hardly ever working. The only meal I've eaten there was below average. Staff are not very nice. Big party mood in the evening/night. But they will let you climb up on the rooftop during the day if you buy a drink and you have a good... More 

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Thank spicycouple22
Tamale, Northern, Ghana
1 review
Reviewed 30 July 2013

This is a very good place to try some Ghanaian dishes and also get some drinks. Looking for a place to get Ghanaian food? visit here

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Thank Solomon G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
International
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hospital Road, Tamale, Ghana
  • Location: Africa  >  Ghana  >  Northern Region  >  Tamale
Description
Crest Restaurant (aka "Giddipass") is on Hospital Rd in Tamale, around 50m from the Forsmuel Shopping Centre. You will find a reference in the Bradt: Ghana guide (Volume 5) on page 370.

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