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The Carnivore Restaurant

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Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Amazing meat, and lots of variety. Almost a bit too overwhelming to be honest! Beautiful setting though, and great service. Worth a visit for the novelty at least :)

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Thank Beaver8991
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Such a variety of food and it just keeps coming! Leftover food is sustainable as well and wastage is limited. A great place.

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Thank Garrett K
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8 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Are at carnivores for lunch and it's absolutely fine. Have to enjoy meat (as the name implies). Food was good but not outstanding. Good service!

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Thank Liz S
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8 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had dinner with my colleagues one evening after our workshop. The Reception was great I must say (Kenyans are naturally very friendly people). I was amazed with the variety of beat that was available and the mode of service. It was awesome and very tasty too. It's definitely a must do and an experience I will love to have... More 

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Trento, Italy
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The restaurant is very famous in whole Nairobi and it sounds like a must during your stay, but in my opinion the experience is totally overestimated. The location is quite far from the city center and it's exaclty halfway between the world famous Kibera township (stay away from there!) and the city park. Approaching the restaurant gate, even if at... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, excellent service, nice atmosphere along with music.. you must have self control while eating cuz the delicious food never stops. You must put the FLAG DOWN, then they will pass over your table. This place is a 5 star eating experience. Enjoy it!

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Thank BJT81
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow, what a great review for which we want to thank you and also for giving us a perfect rating. We are tremendously happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience and that the food, service, atmosphere and music were to your liking. We truly appreciate your favourable comments - they are a great tribute to the efforts of... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the best place for roast meat / nyama choma of any kind. The platter comes sizzling hot. The amount is generous too.

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Thank coyuke
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the perfect rating and for taking the time to review. We are delighted that you enjoy the nyama choma platters in the Simba Saloon and even find the quantity generous. We appreciate your favourable comments - they are a great acknowledgement of our dedicated team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great and consistent food, exceptionally friendly service, great atmosphere...highly recommended. You can never go wrong with the carnivore, whether busy or not...The standard is always the same.

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Thank foodykla
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such an outstanding review and for the perfect rating. We truly appreciate your favourable comments about the consistent food, the exceptionally friendly service and the great atmosphere. Your feedback has been shared with our dedicated team and is a tremendous acknowledgement of their efforts. thank you for recommending the restaurant to other... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For a variety of grilled meat, Carnivore is the place to be! Great ambiance in an African setting with friendly service. Just ensure that your flag is up for the continuous supply of meat at your table. Perfect location.

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Thank Tobby M
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Carnivore and for giving us a perfect rating. We are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable lunch experience and the food, service and ambiance was to you liking. We appreciate your favourable comments - they are a great acknowledgement of our dedicated team. Looking forward to welcoming... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Serene place with great scenery, fresh air and beautiful atmosphere. Meat world, satisfies all your meat fantasies and cravings. The staff really step up the service delivery; from the manager, waiters and security team. One get a feeling, the staff exist to serve you and only you. Just visit them to experience it!

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Thank James M
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. We appreciate your feedback about the restaurant and are delighted that you had such a good dining experience, enjoying the atmosphere, the meat and the service delivery from the whole service team. We will be sure to let the staff know how much of an impact they had on your experience. Thank you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$100
Cuisine
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?