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“Fun night out in Nairobi” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Carnivore Restaurant

The Carnivore Restaurant
Langata Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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Ranked #28 of 321 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,
Perth, Australia
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“Fun night out in Nairobi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is a typical must-have tourist experience if you are visiting Nairobi. Carnivores is a fun night out with fabulous atmosphere, food & service. The all-you-can-eat meat buffet is great value although drinks is where your wallet will get stung!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Dorset, Vermont
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“Overrated tourist trap”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Don't bother with this place. It is an overrated tourist trap and overpriced to boot. The food was just barely marginal.

Visited January 2013
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“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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“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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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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