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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 722 204647
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Ranked #27 of 318 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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

An experience of being in a place serving meats not seen anywhere else. It was full of visitors, from various nationalities. And the atmosphere was generally of celebration.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Make sure you visit Carnivore on an empty stomach and prepared to attack. The restaurant has brilliant service, lovely atmosphere, everything is just perfect, and the food, the food is just a unique experience that you definitely have to try. For a fixed rate, they'll keep serving you different sorts of meat, from pork, chicken, beef, ostrich, crocodile, anything you... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Our tour organizer sent us to this place twice--which was 2 times too many. It is very touristy. Much of the meat was either overcooked or of mediocre quality. The only food we thought well of was the ostrich meatballs. The beef was good the 1st time, awful the 2nd.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

The food was outstanding as it has always been. The variety has shrunk over the years which is a good thing preserving the animals. Very touristy.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

We had been to the Carnivore 12 years ago when it was "a hip" place to go if you were in Nairobi. This time we were disappointed. Average food. The cats that lived there were gone (that was one of the interesting features of this place) It was always touristy but now it's not even trying.

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Carnivore has always exceeded my expectations when it comes to their menu. Albeit its far off from where I stay, i always find some motivation and visit the place occasionally for dinner. Great place for barbecues and entertainment!

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Sanaa
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This is arguably the best meat roasting facility by far. My friend and I walked in for dinner and what an experience. Eat till you surrender ( you have to actually surrender by lowering a flag on your table !) Very reasonably priced. The friendliest staff ever, very cosy place, very clean. Kudos! One for the bucket list.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Went for the second time to Carnivore in a year. The food was as usual awesome, and no further comments on that. However, the services seemed to have declined. The serving of meat started off well, however, unlike previous times when the serving continued till you 'drop your flag', we had only one serving of one meat. In fact we... More

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louisville,colorado
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78 reviews 78 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

WOW! This place was insane. The meat was great but the sides lacked. Desert was terrible. Service was very good but bring bug spray. Lots of Mosquitos!

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

If you like meat, you won't be disappointed! Everything was cooked to perfection. My family couldn't be happier with everything.

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