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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” (238 reviews)
“beef” (337 reviews)
“cod balls” (113 reviews)
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Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came as just wedded couple from Nanyuki. Having toured the masaai Maara, we definitely had to battle the sense of sight with the sense of taste and the great idea was to visit the well reknown carnivore restaurant , To my surprise, we were...More

Thank Maggienims
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best place to take your vips .good food,good service good ambience and of all the most frindly staff.

1  Thank musinga85
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to visit this place for our honeymoon after we had heard a lot from our friends. Sure enough we were never dissapointed, the best I have ever had for so long. The dawa was so superb as well as very friendly staff I...More

1  Thank Njino
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I loved every bit, everything about this restaurant ranging from food, atmosphere, service as well as staff who were very friendly. I'll definitely come over and over.

1  Thank Steve1943Biko
Reviewed 4 days ago

Originally it was all about meat and local meat. the food was great but it is all meat that anyone can get anywhere, I understand why they dont serve giraffe meat etc anymore but I think the price tag is far too much for what...More

Thank Luke K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ended our 21 day safari here. They have a variety of meats delivered to your table, many cut off the skewer onto a sizzling pan. Had 4 game meats as well, Ostrich, Croc, Rabbit, and Oxen. Atmosphere was nice and we enjoyed to variety of...More

Thank mbrandin
Reviewed 1 week ago

I frequent Carnivore restaurant with friends and family. The variety of the meat on offer is excellent, and the service great. It is a bit pricier than their competition, which I don't mind since I enjoy the ambiance better. Ohh, and Samuel is always very...More

Thank FrankKimeu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here on several occations, both in 2006 and 2016. has gone really downhill since 2006. IN 2016 the choice of meat was smaller, the tastes not as good, the wines horrendously expensive and overall an expensive and over rated experience. NO DOT waste...More

Thank TrineH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a magnificent restaurant!, we had a lot of fun here, the staff looked after us a treat, plenty of delicious food that kept on being delivered with lots of friendly smiles, the beers were cold, the house cocktail with honey was fantastic. Could not...More

Thank terry1841960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite de obvious attraction this famous restaurant poses for tourists to Nairobi, the food, while very good, is not as great as it used to be when they served more exotic types of meat. This is not a bad thing in itself, as it means...More

Thank Ramblenaut
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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 |
24 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
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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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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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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