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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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Ranked #26 of 341 Restaurants in Nairobi
Price range: $35 - $100
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

The Brazilian do better barbeque. But for variety this was the place. I dared not try the crocodile. The other meats were average and ordinary. There was a great variety show. Have a tusker and enjoy the evening unfolding. It was a long way from the centre of the city. Factor in the traffic jam you need to be well... More 

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krakow
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

This is definitely a must visit if you are a meat lover, all the meat is perfectly cooked and the sauces and salad are fresh. I also really enjoyed the pineapple pie with ice cream desert. Most of all the staff made it a special experience, the manager whose a very nice young lady called Whitney was very attentive and... More 

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Nairobi
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

The atmosphere in carnivore is lovely,Dr Dawa fabulous but... No salad bar your salad was a small plate to be shared by 6 people covered in dressing of some description. No fish or prawns,1 variety of beef which was way under done for me even when asking for a well done piece, service very disappointing found we always had to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

As the name suggests pure hardcore carnivore food. Makes you feel like the wild cats of the masai. The.menu has got its share of the regulars like chicken wings, roast beef, bbq pork etc. And then u get the wild stuff like ox balls. Slightly away from the city centre. So plan your trip It took us an hour to... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Had a meal in Carnivore en route from Wilson Airport to Jomo Kenyatta as we had quite a lot of time prior to our flight, and The Carnivore had been recommended by a friend. It certainly did not disappoint! The food was of a very high quality and very tasty, with meat after meat available to try! I particularly enjoyed... More 

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Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

This place was OK. If we compare the money we spent and the food/service we received, we can just say it is a disappointment. The food is charred, overcooked and the staff non-interested. I am sure once upon a time when they served game meat it could have been a special place. But not any more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Not easy to find by yourself though that could be my poor sense of direction But worth the trek Went during day first visit and just ordered a platter but the real deal is the skewer meat fest which I had second visit Just pure meat non stop All fresh off the fire on skewers Absolutely delicious Make sure you... More 

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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Visited Carnivore with my partners business colleague and was not sure what to expect. I was impressed. The staff were very helpful and friendly and security very good. I tried all the meats on offer and was surprised at how much I enjoyed the Ostrich meat balls and the crocodile meat. Will certainly return when we visit Nairobi again.

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Ok, if you want to have lots of different meats in one night go here. I had an amazing time trying all kinds of different meats from lamb to ostrich, and alligator. you can pick the piece you like from the rack! highly recommend.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I went back to the Carnivore after something like 15 years, and the experience has not been overwhelming. I am convinced that, if you don't delve into the meat marathon the restaurant is famous for, there's little else - by way of culinary finesse to look for. We wanted something not too large or heavy, so we tried the Kachos,... More 

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Additional Information about The Carnivore Restaurant

Address: Langata Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 733 611608
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 35 - 100
Cuisine: African, Barbecue

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