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“Good for exotic meats”

The Carnivore Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 557 Restaurants in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $40 - $100
Cuisines: African, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good for exotic meats”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

Those who are meat lovers must go here and taste exotic meats like ostrich, crocodile or ox balls. Those who are vegetarian can have some things in ala carte however less choices for them . Expensive hotel with 28% taxes.

  • Visited August 2013
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

For US travelers familiar with Fogo de Chao this is nothing more than a glorified version of the Brazilian steakhouse here in the US. We had reservations and still had to wait an additional 30 min to get our table (the maitre d gave our table away to another group - don't even get me started on how that happened). Food was mediocre and the service the same. If you don't mind dining amongst the tour buses full of people coming and going through the restaurant then you won't mind this place. Otherwise, I wouldn't bother.

Visited August 2013
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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“excellent restaurant”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

the restaurant is verry well but we have arrived at 4 pm which is not serving grilled food till 6 pm the start of the dining time so take care for that ,we have take fajita which was very good tasty and the location look like a forest ,excellent restaurant

Visited August 2013
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Perth, Australia
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“Fun night out in Nairobi”
Reviewed September 3, 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
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Dorset, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Overrated tourist trap”
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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