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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)
Open Now
10:00 - 15:00All hours
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best meat i ever ate. Friendly stuff monkeys running around to keep you company. It is pretty awesome been there as a child and later when grown

Thank Nasike
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On our first night in town we went for a dinner at carnivore! So much food, lots of choices, great drinks. It was really good, the only reason I didn't give it 5 stars was because I think it was a little expensive compared to...More

Thank toriOary1
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a great review We are delighted that your husband enjoyed the meat and that you were able to indulge in a vegetarian dish from the separate vegetarian menu. We are also glad to hear...More

Reviewed 3 days ago 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
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank your for your candid feedback. We are extremely sorry to hear that you weren't satisfied with your recent dining experience at The Carnivore. We regret that you were misinformed about the promises of other unusual meats. Twelve years ago, the Kenya government banned the...More

Reviewed 4 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
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much indeed for the rave review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the food and ambiance and that the staff treated you like royalty. We do take pride in catering to our guests' needs the best way we can and it is...More

Reviewed 4 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.More

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

We are so delighted that you chose to hold your staff party with us and we are glad to hear that our our team impressed with their friendly service and attention. Many thanks for taking the time to review and for the perfect score. We...More

Reviewed 4 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 5 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 4 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 5 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 4 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 6 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 5 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

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10 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
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
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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