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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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Ranked #29 of 320 Restaurants in Nairobi
Price range: $35 - $100
Cuisines: African, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Description: On the outskirts of Nairobi on the Langata Road is the world famous Carnivore, known as the Ultimate 'Beast of a Feast', a meat lovers den where a vast selection of succulent meats are charcoal grilled and carved at your table. Adjoining the Carnivore main restaurant is the 'Simba Saloon' - a vibrant informal a la carte restaurant with a childrens playground,
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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106 reviews 106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We dined here at the end of our Kenya safari trip last week. Located very near the airport, it served nicely as a final dinner for our tour group before boarding our flight back home. The location has heavy security so no safety concerns at all. This is a typical Brazilian steakhouse and we enjoyed our time here. The turkey,... More

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Mwanza, Tanzania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Happen to visit last night as there was live performance by TAZ of Stereo Nation. Good set up Good food - 5 Star Enjoyed. Meat eating guys you will eat till you drop down!!!! Professional, well groomed staff. Out of town on Langata Rd good place to hang out With GF indeed it's a best place you can hangout. If... More

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newington sittingbourne
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

had a lovely lunch here the meat kept coming what a fantastic place a lovely ending to our safari the food was lovely and so much of it would recommend this to anyone lovely to have spent time here

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The Villages, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a Brazilian style steak house where all types of meats are carved at your table. The food was great and the choices were unbelievable.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Carnivore is a favorite for meat lovers, I was there recently and have always loved the place but the service levels have dropped , as they took over 45 mins to serve us food and had billed us for something we had not ordered, it seems that they are over whelmed on Sundays. If you decide to go you will... More

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london
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Brilliant service, ambience and food (apart from thr croc meat). Perhaps if you tried similar meat restautants (I.e. brazialian) it is not such a novelty but it is cool!

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Marburg, Deutschland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Let me start by pointing out that I myself am a vegetarian. This restaurant visit was part of a group tour in Kenya so I had no choice. I was however pleasantly surprised. They had plenty of delicious vegetarian alternatives to all the meat. The service was excellent - fast and very friendly. The restaurant has a nice interior, clean... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We had time for lunch in Nairobi after a safari so we picked Carnivore. It is convenient to Wilson Airport. The restaurant is beautiful - we sat on the covered patio which is gorgeous. And the service is quite fine. We had the meat buffet (obviously a specialty) which is brought to your table, selection by selection. Turkey, beef, crocodile,... More

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Anthem
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We went for lunch and enjoyed the environment. Food was fine, there are many sides and it was a chance to try a few things that were different. It is a bit of a tourist trap, but the service and wait staff were good as well.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

If you love exotic game, this is the place for you! We enjoyed ostrich, crocodile and quail as well as other more mainstream meats. If you are feeling really adventurous, try the ox balls. The servings keep coming until you cry uncle. You'll never go hungry here and will enjoy a unique dining experience.

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