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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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Ranked #27 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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Kiev, Ukraine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

If you've never been to restaurants with such system - you'll be amazed! It's so interesting to try different types of fresh and well-cooked meat, to feel, that you are inside the wild nature and to 'pack' your belly with delicious dishes. Maybe, the brightest impressions about the restaurant in my life. It's a good place to visit in Kenya

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Great place to stop for dinner if arriving at Wilson and then continuing on to international flight from JKIA. Exotic meats and they will also serve fresh water fish. Friendly service, all you can eat until you capitulate ...

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Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Go with a group. They will provide a salad and fruit, but the main attraction will be the barbequed meat. Every kind, some of it local species. The staff just shows up at your table with skewers of various types of cooked meat, and offers it to each guest. It just keeps coming until you turn your service flag down.... More 

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Suva
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

As a meat lover, Carnivore was definitely high on my list of places to visit whilst in Nairobi. It is a little bit out of the way from the city centre, but a little bit closer to Nairobi National Park depending on which direction you're travelling from. Traffic is pretty special so if possible factor that in to your routing.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Fantastic fresh meats complimented with delicious sauces. Carnivore was a recommended restaurant and i'm very happy I made the visit

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Went one evening on the way from the airport only because the traffic was so bad it seemed better to sit in a restaurant than the car. It is an impressive place with the pit in the middle and was busy even for mid week. However, I wouldn't make a special trip to go there, It was average and they... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

OK...so let me be very clear..A) Nairobi is an expensive city, and B) this by Nairobi standards is super expensive. However - this is almost No 1 to do if you are in Nairobi and are a meat lover. They branded it as game meat earlier, but stay to ostrich at best....the other standard meat reamins...fish. pork, beef, chkn, lamb,... More 

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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

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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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

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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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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