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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“game meat” (261 reviews)
“beef” (279 reviews)
“ox” (34 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed July 6, 2015

The flat rate to eat here is worth every penny! Come hungry because you'll want to taste everything! Service is great- grilled meat comes to your plate on a sword (from where it has been grilled over an open fire!) and the server carves of...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed July 6, 2015

The best Carnivorous experience we could have had.. No game meat anymore. But the menu comprising Ostrich, Crocodile (best out of the lot), Ox balls (Yes, u read it correctly) and what not makes it stand out. The central grill impresses you. The Dawa (Vodka,...More

Thank niranjan o
Reviewed July 4, 2015

Everything about this place is great! The staff are really friendly, the service is excellent, the atmosphere is awesome and the food was delicious! It is a 3 course set menu with soup for the entrée then they bring out a selection of sauces and...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed July 3, 2015

The place to be for a relaxing weekend lunch barbeque, there is variety and plenty to eat,l l love the package of having to eat until you pull down your table flag,this is simply KENYAN and interesting.

Thank 900blackberry
Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is an amazing restaurant. You'll sample some amazing game meats, cooked in a variety of ways and all EXTREMELY scrumptious. You will be given a selection of sauces, a potato (which still to this day i don't really understand?) and a flag. Your little...More

Thank Yazz H
Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is the place if you want to eat exotic non-veg (meat). Options include rabbit, crocodile, ostrich etc. in additional to regular chicken, fish and beef dishes. The carnivore provides an excellent experience. The ambiance is classy and the food is excellent. You can try...More

Thank Nitsnath123
Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

We,always hold our annual end of year staff party @ carnie for many reasons and it's like a tradition now. From the outdoor ambience,excellent customer service,Carnivore never disappoints.visit the Simba saloon for great music and rhumba nite on Fridays. If you love game meat this...More

Thank MercieMyra1
Reviewed July 1, 2015

Good nyama choma, but over-priced. Like a Harley, you pay for the brand, the reputation. While Harley Davidson bikes have improved over the decades, you pay a premium for the brand. Over-priced, not particularly good value. Carnivores also rides on a legendary reputation, but no...More

Thank William F
Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I were advised to try out this restaurant during our stay in Nairobi. When we arrived we were greeted warmly and shown to a table. The ambiance is really nice and I love the outdoor seating. The food was pretty tasty but...More

Thank SBennett81
Reviewed July 1, 2015

The best meat eating experience in Africa. Ostrich, crocodile, buffalo etc. I highly recommend this place for anyone visiting Nairobi. I will be there again, soon.

Thank Royal P
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tassonejoe
Do you still serve two game meats per night? What kind are they? I was there in 1990, excited to return next summer!
December 10, 2016|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
Due to Government legislation we are banned from serving game meat except for farmed crocodile and ostrich. However we serve a variety of other meats including rabbit, lamb, pork, beef, spare ribs, chicken wings etc. The... More
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Nicola D
How much is the set menu? As I am planning to go in December by myself but research comes up with going on a dinner tour there for at least 45$US including transport. But surely you can do it cheaper!?
October 28, 2016|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
Dinner Kshs 3,600=USD 39 per person for the full BBQ feast which includes bread, the full bbq, salds and side dishes, desseert, tea or coffee. Drinks are extra depending on what you choose to drink. Transport is not offered... More
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marclint t
What's the price rate for the BBQ and how much is there beer and juice rate.
October 18, 2016|
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Response from labinaNairobi | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your enquiry. The information is as follows: Dinner Kshs 3,600=USD 39 per person Beer Kshs 450.00=USD 5 Juice Kshs 200(small)=USD 3 Juice Kshs 400(large)=USD 4 Kind regards Carnivore We look forward... More
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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
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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,