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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“game meat” (265 reviews)
“beef” (295 reviews)
“ox” (36 reviews)
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10:00 - 15:00All hours
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband, who is a meat eater, and I had lunch here. Our safari company had arranged it not knowing I was a vegetarian. I was thrilled to find out they actually have a separate menu just for vegetarians. My husband enjoyed his meat, especially...More

Thank brlops5
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have chosen this restaurant because of promises of unusual meat , like crocodile etc. overall Experience was a disappointment. There is a lot of usual food, such as chicken, beef, pork ribs, but such meat you can have anywhere. I came to try crocodile...More

Thank Sergey K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a restaurant you cannot afford to miss. The food was superb, the staff were wonderful and the restaurant is situated in a beautiful setting. I dined on my own and was treated like royalty. Do not miss to opportunity to eat at The...More

Thank newgranny
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a large number of staff. The carnivore staff impressed with the service, attention to our requests and very friendly.

Thank Graham O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've visited Carnivore a number of times and have enjoyed the experience. We take friends and large groups to enjoy the various meats and constant service. The Dawha, a cocktail made by a roaming bartender is worth buying and it's fun to see them make...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having heard alot about this place from the media and the popularirty of hosting international events, I must have raised my expectations too much. Service is ok but the food is not consistent, some pieces of grilled meat are really nice and juicy while others...More

Thank Kagacha
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback about your dining experience. We are very sorry to hear that your meal didn't meet your expectations and the grilled meat was inconsistent and and the service unsatisfactory. Your candid feedback has been passed...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We went in a group having vegetarians lime me too and non vegetarians also. It's excellent for NON veg lovers but not many options for Vegetarians.More

Thank Anil1968
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and for giving us a perfect rating. We are glad that overall you had a good time although the vegetarians in your group were unable to find many options despite us catering for them with...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Mixed because the experience was fantastic and the staff were great however the meat quality was quite variable. But I expected this do was not disappointed. Wouldn't recommend If quality of food is the no1 priorityMore

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

thank you very much for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted to hear that overall you had a fantastic experience and the staff were great. I do apologise that you felt the quality of meats was quite variable. We have shared...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the type of place you go with a gang of friends, especially visitors to Nairobi. It's eat-all-you-can meat, from pork to steak to sausages to chicken. Even crocodile (surprisingly yummy) and ostrich. The place has a boisterous atmosphere and the music is a...More

Thank Adventures_travel123
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that overall your experience was positive and that generally you had fun. However it is unfortunate to hear that although the service for the meats was continuous, the service for the other items did not meet expectation...More

Reviewed 5 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 4 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

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11 July 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
Dorah N
9 June 2017|
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Response from PappyManson | Reviewed this property |
It opens at 1200 not sure about closing times.
Srijata S
7 June 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 100
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, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 733 611608
  • E-mail
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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