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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: Dinner, Lunch, 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
A Carnivore's nirvana!

Bottomless service of various tasty meats!With flag raised, they will come, carve and cut!Straight from the live barbecue pit! A feast for the senses! Ambient surrounding! Attentive service! Amazing!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Eyama E
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Accra, Ghana
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Accra, Ghana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Bottomless service of various tasty meats!With flag raised, they will come, carve and cut!Straight from the live barbecue pit! A feast for the senses! Ambient surrounding! Attentive service! Amazing!!

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is apparently known for it's live station bar-be-que adn quite well-known. It has a nice set up for family, friends and you could even visit for business purposes. They have in and out seating. It was all you can eat buffet sort a thing. They just keep serving you until you feel you cannot take anymore of stuffing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This used to be the finest restaurant in town in terms of places one can chill and eat good meat, but now it's just there. Not above board and not below either. Some of the things are not on the menu yet they are printed on it. The burger we had, beef, was like what I'd make at home. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Maybe a bit big and touristy, but meat is amazing and unlimited of course, staff is friendly, red house wine was od very good quality. Don't eat at least a day before going there :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Being at carnivore has always been an exceptional experience. It does not matter how many times you frequent, each visit makes you want to come back again and again. The food is, as always, wonderful, and service excellent.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

really enjoyed my visit here with the family but thing they were not as good as when we visited 15 years ago. The choice of game meat has been reduced drastically.

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Port Gentil, Gabon
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Loved the food and setup...service was excellent...clean toilets. It is shame that the bushmeat is not allowed to be served any longer buy the law...the only drawback!

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place is an experience in itself. It has everything that you wish for, and more. You can taste all kind of meat; ox, pig, rabbit, lamb, crocodile, ox balls... You don't surrender until the flag is dropped. Fantastic if you eat more than average, and an experience even though you don't. The service was very good, and they kept... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This was our last stop as we were ending our safari with KETS, and prior to going to the airport to fly home. The place is huge, and the menu is awesome as you will be served different meats and the waitor/host will tell you which sauce goes on which meat. I've been told that to truly enjoy the Carnivore,... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The dinning area was quite pleasant, comfortable and great ambience but the mosquitos were very disturbing. The Dawa mixers were not all that they had rotten lemons. Service was ok, slow at the most. We had to keep looking for the waiters to come serve us. Not a pet lover so the cats roaming around left me feeling uncomfortable as... 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: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business

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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