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Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: On the outskirts of Nairobi on the Langata Road is the world famous...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
home of kenyan barbeque

The place to be for a relaxing weekend lunch barbeque, there is variety and plenty to eat,l l love the package of having to eat until you pull down your table flag,this is simply KENYAN and interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The place to be for a relaxing weekend lunch barbeque, there is variety and plenty to eat,l l love the package of having to eat until you pull down your table flag,this is simply KENYAN and interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is an amazing restaurant. You'll sample some amazing game meats, cooked in a variety of ways and all EXTREMELY scrumptious. You will be given a selection of sauces, a potato (which still to this day i don't really understand?) and a flag. Your little flag is an indicator of when you want to eat, keep the flag up and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is the place if you want to eat exotic non-veg (meat). Options include rabbit, crocodile, ostrich etc. in additional to regular chicken, fish and beef dishes. The carnivore provides an excellent experience. The ambiance is classy and the food is excellent. You can try anything over here and believe me you won’t be disappointed. The quantity and quality of... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We,always hold our annual end of year staff party @ carnie for many reasons and it's like a tradition now. From the outdoor ambience,excellent customer service,Carnivore never disappoints.visit the Simba saloon for great music and rhumba nite on Fridays. If you love game meat this is the place.prices high but worth every penny .a lovely place whatever the occasion- weddings,teambuilding... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Good nyama choma, but over-priced. Like a Harley, you pay for the brand, the reputation. While Harley Davidson bikes have improved over the decades, you pay a premium for the brand. Over-priced, not particularly good value. Carnivores also rides on a legendary reputation, but no longer offers game options, as was once the case. Over-priced, not particularly good value, and... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

My friends and I were advised to try out this restaurant during our stay in Nairobi. When we arrived we were greeted warmly and shown to a table. The ambiance is really nice and I love the outdoor seating. The food was pretty tasty but I have to say it did not "wow" me. The waite staff were attentive and... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The best meat eating experience in Africa. Ostrich, crocodile, buffalo etc. I highly recommend this place for anyone visiting Nairobi. I will be there again, soon.

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Nairobi, Kenya
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

For sure The Carnivore Restaurant is situated in a quiet place and it has alot of activities a part from food. I really enjoyed variety of food when a visited the Restaurant i.e all type of Nyama choma being passed by different attendnts/waiters.

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Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Best place to sample some meat if you are not a vegetarian. The ambience is great and the crowd is mature.

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Nairobi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is the ultimate place to go if you generally love meat. The restaurant offers different kinds of meat such as beef, chicken, African sausage, pork, turkey, ox balls (if that's considered meat!!!), ostrich meat balls.....all served with a specific sauce and vegetable salad. Unfortunately game meat is no longer offered (there are many excuses to this......), but all in... More 

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Additional Information about The Carnivore Restaurant

Address: Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, 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 40 - 100
Cuisine: African, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 733 611608

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 100
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: African, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Entertaining clients, Families with children, Special occasions

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,
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

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