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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“game meat” (296 reviews)
“beef” (378 reviews)
“rabbit” (122 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed today

Heard about this place through a FB group. If I have to be honest, this place didn't disappoint us. They apparently serve 36+ variety of meats, some of which include Crocodile, Bull's Testicles, Ostrich, Kiwi etc. We tried on most of it, the food was...More

Thank Jia A
Reviewed today via mobile

The ambiance of this place is great. The food wasn't bad but we felt it was basically just a Brazilian BBQ place with about a quarter or third of the meats more of a novelty (we didn't enjoy the crocodile or ostrich). The staff was...More

Thank hejira9
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful spot for a mixed baby shower for families including kids. Buffet Menu was great and the facilities were adequate for a big group. Decoration done by the restaurant was on point and the manager Francis was very hands on. Super super service and food....More

Thank EAdwa
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Adwa, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful 5 star review. We are totally delighted to hear that the Simba Saloon was the perfect spot for your baby shower and you enjoyed the great facilities and the decorations done by...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Come here if you want to eat meat, lots of it but be prepared to pay a lot. Its a good experience though.More

Thank ankeet_sinha
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Ankeet, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that overall you enjoyed your dining experience, however we are sorry to hear that you felt the meal was expensive. Actually, our prices are similar to other comparable business in the area, and...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s nice ,however I was upset with serving and some not good behavior of the staff but still ok The place is nice giving nice impression of African styleMore

Thank Ahmed A
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Ahmed, Thank you for the review. We are glad that overall you had a nice time and liked the ambiance however your comments about being upset with the serving and some not good behavior by the staff are very disappointing and it is certainly...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Even through it's been years since I visited the place, I cherish the memories of going to carnivore. Love the variety of meat they have and the way it is presented, is awesome.More

Thank CliftonD18
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Clifton, It gives us great pleasure to hear that you cherish the memories of your visit to Carnivore many years ago. We hope that you will revisit the restaurant in the near future. We appreciate you taking time to post your feedback and for...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Firstly no endangered species are involved which I will be honest was my initial concern. This place is certainly a heaven for meat lovers. I’m not a huge meat lover but my boyfriend does love a good meat dish and both of us thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank EEE001
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Many thanks for taking the time to post such a wonderful five star review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience and the atmosphere, the array of bbq meats and the house cocktail, the dawa, were to your liking. It's...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

A very busy restaurant but they have a system that works... Not ideal for a quiet romantic night more a group night with a few beers. Plenty of food brought round and staff keep an eye on the tables which is good.More

Thank Vicky K
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Der Vicky, Thank you for taking the time to review. We are happy to hear that your dining experience at The Carnivore was good and though we were busy, the service worked well. Our dedicated team work really hard to offer the best of food...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited Carnivore with friends during a volunteering trip in June and it was so good that we went back again the following week! For only approx $35 you can literally eat as much meat as you want, and there’s a wide variety from beef to...More

Thank Compass207550
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Compass, Thank you for your great review and the five star rating. We are happy that your first visit to Carnivore was so good and the staff so friendly that you and your friends chose to return the following week. Its definitely a boost...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you love be meat, this is the place to be. Succulent juicy variety. I stuck to the less adventurous types, and still amazing. Beef ribs to die for. The dawn drink is certainly an amazing starter drink. Made of kin, honey, vodka and sugar....More

Thank Anthenia P
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Anthenia, Thank you for taking the time to post such a rave review and for the perfect rating. Your enthusiastic comments are music to our ears and we are delighted to hear that you enjoy your dining experience at Carnivore Nairobi and you find...More

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Jill D
July 22, 2018|
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Response from Jay F | Reviewed this property |
One would always ask why vegetarians would go along to such a place but "the experience" is always the best answer. It is a sight to behold regardless of asking for a few more vegetables to fill you up.
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AlanAlison2011
July 11, 2018|
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Response from Simon E | Reviewed this property |
I didnt get vegetarian but it’s cheaper
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LivingInDar
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Bashua2014 | Reviewed this property |
Prices for lunch and dinner are in the same range. Kids below 12 are free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$40 - $100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Highridge
  • Neighborhood: Highridge
  • Phone Number: +254 733 611608
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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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