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“Excellent Restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Carnivore Restaurant

The Carnivore Restaurant
Langata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
254 020 605933
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Ranked #27 of 301 restaurants in Nairobi
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: African
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Vienna, Austria
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Excellent Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Had an excellent dinner there with various grilled meat and some typical african side dishes, good service. Big place with terrace area, gets packed at the weekend. One of the best places in town. Next to it some interresting and elegant art galleries.

Visited August 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Really cool experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I loved Carnivore! Sure, it's filled with tourists, but I wouldn't call it a tourist "trap". The atmosphere is amazing! The music, the lights, the people from all over the world, the humongous cats roaming around... everyone seemed to be having a good time and that energy was kinda contagious!

The food, of course, includes a lot of meat! There is a vegetarian option as well, which was lucky, as we had a couple of vegetarians in the group. There was chicken, pork, ostrich meat, mutton, beef, crocodile... all of which I'd already tried before. What I had new there was ox balls! It was only weird cos I knew what it was. :P

Their drinks were potent and that combined with the music and the atmosphere, made it a very fun evening!

Visited July 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful Place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I really enjoyed having my dinner there with my friends ..... Very friendly environment with kind of Traditionally African theme
And different toes of game meet

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Tourist trap?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I found this restaurant to be so-so. I guess they have grown too popular - service is efficient but impersonal. The food was fine but the whole experience feels a bit like a staged show.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Excellent...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

food, and soooo much of it.
Excellent value for money. Vegetarian's beware, as the name suggests, this restaurant ISN'T for you.
So much meat of different variety. Ostrich steaks, Camel Hump, Crocodile to name but a few! And your usual chicken, Beef, and Pork.
Only downside it is a bit touristy but don't let that put you off

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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