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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“game meat” (286 reviews)
“beef” (358 reviews)
“rabbit” (119 reviews)
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Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday

We were in the Maasi Mara for 5 nights....followed by Lake Naivasha for 5 nights and were on our way home that evening....we were not flying until midnight! We had been recommended to try this MUST DO restaurant before we left Nairobi. We asked our...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the last stop in our 11 day trip to Kenya. The food was great and the atmosphere even better! Diverse meats, sauces & mixed drinks make this a great stop.

Thank shellking2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A lovely venue which carries everything through. Interesting meats which are carved up at your table but sadly all were cold. So if you do not like cold meats you will struggle. The soup for starters was also luke warm and a very usual portion...More

Thank fishhadfield
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All you can eat when they want to bring you cold food. Sauces ran out very quickly and never got topped up. Was told before I came it was past its prime when they had more options with game meat and was running off its...More

Thank NathanEl139
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The variety of meat is amaze balls! They do service buffalo balls too. We did have a ball. Make sure to go there on an empty stomach as the meat is in plenty! Great service!

Thank Abner N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited Carnivore twice, on weekends they are overwhelmed and cannot cook fast enough so they drown you in sausages, midweek is when you can enjoy all the nice types of meat they serve, good wine collection too

Thank Kiko F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We dined here as a group of 12 people and absolutely loved the experience. One of group was vegetarian so initially we were concerned that this place may not cater for her, but they were happy to provide some dishes without meat and it was...More

Thank Susieslez
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked Carnivore as group. The meat was amazing and different for many of us who haven't tried crocodile. The meat does tend to come all at once, so you'd initially feel overwhelmed- TAKE AS MUCH- as its a wait until they come again with...More

Thank HolidayLeisure
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came in here expecting some decent food, and some exotic meat. I ended up with ostrich meat balls beef and chicken.And 80 dollars bill per person.

Thank Melanieddd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I knew the owners. They had the monopoly of best restaurants and every tourist end event was at the carnivore. When it was owned by the family it was amazing. They were days when you could eat anything. The staff were well trained. The staff...More

Thank mikemeegan
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2 October 2017|
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Response from labjoy23 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. they are accepting cards there. They have all you can eat promo that its up to you if you want to stop eating or not.
29 July 2017|
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Response from labinaNairobi | Property representative |
Yes we are an informal restaurant so there is no dress code for lunch or dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 40 - US$ 100
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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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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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