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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” (280 reviews)
“beef” (344 reviews)
“rabbit” (112 reviews)
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Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is banging. I went not knowing what to expect. They just kept bringing me meat and shaving it onto my plate! They served turkey, chicken, bbq ribs, pork, ox balls, ostrich and crocodile. All but the chicken were amazing. You can even request...More

Thank jlfurness
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Place is over rated but food was good. Didn’t get any any game meat, very disappointing tho would recommend to try

Thank bhums18vansh
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were transiting from Mombasa to London and had 4 hours to kill so we grabbed an Uber from the airport and hit the Carnivore. When you first walk in it feel special and we were so excited at seeing the amazing meats sizzling on...More

Thank bigtimwilliams
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited to the restaurant as part of a group and it is an iconic restaurant for those who like their meat, all kinds from the normative chicken to the exotic crocodile. However, the restaurant was careful to treat its vegetarians with some care. For...More

Thank Mala R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This restaurant offers traditional meat. Don't expect game meat. You have beef pork turkey turkey sausage beef sausage etc. from time to time someone passes by with crocodile but no other game meat. Largely disappointing and we found it was not worth the long drive....More

Thank WorldtravellerFromDC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Goodness! You got to be ready to eat meat when you visit here. Nice vibe and very friendly staff. Get ready to be surprised with all the kinds of meat they got to offered.

Thank Julia O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best restaurant while I visit Kenya. You will love it if you are a meat eater. Variety of meat and very tasty.More

Thank C-Liz1
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the nice review. We are happy you enjoyed your dining experience and thought we were one of the best restaurant you visited whilst in Kenya. Our dedicated team work really hard to offer the best of food and service in the most...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to have dinner at the restaurant while in Nairobi. Nice place with good mealsMore

Thank stefaniaLZ
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and for the five star rating. We are happy to hear you that you had the opportunity to dine with us while in Nairobi and you enjoyed the place and meal. We hope you will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having a hectic game drive we decided to visit Cnv Restaurant.First a warm reception, meat aroma, cool music, service team's smiling waaaa....someone pulled our seats as we sat...imagine what!!! We felt younger. Waiter suggested a frozen Margarita was out of this world.. and food was...More

Thank david n
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much indeed for your most enthusiastic review and for the perfect rating. It most pleasing to hear that the reception was warm with a smiling helpful service team, tasty food and out of this world frozen Margarita. We always aspire to give...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is like a hell for animals, big red grill in the middle of the room with bright red flames 🔥 and big pieces of animals roasting on it... everywhere else is dark...Scary picture, and I’m not even vegetarian )) No vegetables or salads...More

Thank Viktoriia k
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback. It is most unfortunate that you thought the restaurant was scary and hell for animals. Obviously with a name like Carnivore it would indicate that this is primarily a meat specialty restaurant although of course we do cater for vegetarians...More

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Questions & Answers
1 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 Toby C | Reviewed this property |
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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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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