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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“game meat” (265 reviews)
“beef” (295 reviews)
“ox” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Even though it's really popular and busy place I enjoyed my visit greatly. Food served by nice and caring staff tested very local and fresh.Spices of african food always amazes me and this time was no different. I also love the overall atmosphere and music...More

Thank crigemilton
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Carnivore. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the overall atmosphere, that the food was nice and fresh and that our staff were caring. Your comments are a great boost to the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and friendly service. The cute well behaved cats walking around the restaurant are also nice. The drinks are good including the Dawa made at your table. Cons: My main complaint is simply the quality of the meat served...More

Thank david20817
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your candid review. We are extremely sorry to hear that you weren't satisfied with your recent dining experience. While we are glad to hear that you appreciated the atmosphere and friendly service we are most discouraged to learn that despite there being...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made reservations and visited the Carnivore Restaurant on a Friday evening after arriving to Nairobi that day. We were met by very friendly staff and a menu sign indicating good things to come! As you walk in you pass the BBQ pit which greatly...More

Thank luke5ki
labinaNairobi, Guest Relations Manager at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much indeed for your rave review. We appreciate the perfect rating and your recommendation to other visitors. We are delighted that you enjoyed the concept of the Carnivore from the moment you walked past the BBQ pit at the entrance, through to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The music played here is real and fantastic.food served are well prepared and the attendance are friendly this is the place on wishes to be daily

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labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review. We are happy to hear that you enjoy the music and the food and are pleased with the friendly service. We welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, before you get too grossed out they also serve just about every other meat you can imagine (chicken, pork, beef, etc) along with salad, dessert, and great cocktails! All of the meat is cooked on a huge BBQ pit located in the center of...More

Thank Eric C
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your glowing review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal at Carnivore including the crocodile, ostrich and ox testicles as well as the various other meat choices. It is pleasing to hear that the staff made an incredibly responsive and friendly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on the last day of our Safari in Nairobi.It is set just outside the city centre in beautiful gardens.If you love meat you will be ecstatic with the selection of food here.You are served at your table by happy,friendly staff with cuts...More

Thank jomac151
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow what a fantastic review for which we thank you. We are happy that your safari company chose to bring you to The Carnivore on the last day of your safari and that your enjoyed the meat feast. We truly appreciate your positive remarks which...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest we couldn't handle all of the meat options. They just keep bringing more & more but I stuck to the more traditional meats we have here in the UK. There was much more on offer though. There are also lots of condiments...More

Thank 625flarebear
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your lunch outside in the garden area and were able to feast on the various meats. Our dedicated team work really hard to offer the best of food and service in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed delicious meats for Lunch. If you came to Kenya never miss the Carnivore experience. You will always want to go, come back again and againMore

Thank Joab A
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate you taking the time to review and give us a perfect rating. It is most encouraging to hear that you enjoyed the variety of meats and the Carnivore experience. Thank you for recommending us to other visitors and we look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Carnivore Restaurant offers a unique experience. Meat of different animals eg beef, chicken, turkey, rabbit, crocodile, ostrich etc is served right onto the plate from Maasai Swords. Eat till you drop down your flag; then enjoy dessert and coffee. A truly African experience.More

Thank Abdallah J
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a great review and a perfect rating. We are happy to hear that you enjoy the Carnivore 'Beast of a Feast' dining experience and that the different varieties of meat served right onto the sizzling hot...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never been disappointed at this place, always go when you are hungry and ready to eat,I love the meet and more crocodile meat wow and in the evening with some super cool music what can ever go wrong. Visit when you are in...More

Thank abwoya
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It brings us a lot of pride and joy to hear that you're an avid fan of The Carnivore and that you have always enjoyed the meat particularly the crocodile. Your continued support of our restaurant is sincerely appreciated and we hope to be part...More

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spadino75
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Flyboy-Anu | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Like everyone else said it is possible to make a reservation. Also a point to note. if you are a tourist it may be better to take a hotel taxi to the restaurant and ask them to wait till you finish, As you may find it... More
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Dorah N
June 9, 2017|
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Response from PappyManson | Reviewed this property |
It opens at 1200 not sure about closing times.
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Srijata S
June 7, 2017|
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Response from KinGuan | Reviewed this property |
I went there for lunch and it had plenty of seats
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$40 - $100
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • 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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