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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“game meat” (232 reviews)
“beef” (330 reviews)
“cod balls” (110 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fun, famous, busy, lots to eat. Make it a part of your trip to Nairobi. Everyone has heard of Carnivore, and it's worth going.

Thank gcNewMexico
Reviewed 4 days ago

With all types of nyam chom grilled beef more so game meat uill have all the fun u want as they go down...go when u very very hungry...order doesn't take long so u dont have to worry about pre booking meat will be ready in...More

Thank Entony K
Reviewed 4 days ago

If first went here 30+ years ago. It is still a classic Kenyan experience, not cheap and less game served now but if you can afford it you should do it once.More

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

Thank you for visiting us after 30 years and we are happy that you enjoyed your 'classic Kenyan experience. It is unfortunate that due to government legislation we are banned for serving wild game meat except for farmed ostrich and crocodile. May thanks for taking...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a very bussy time of the year to be in the carnivore it was fully booked but service and the food didnt disapoint I loved the experience if I came back I would eat here again.More

Thank LisaRamsey1
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your enthusiastic review. We are delighted to hear that you had a good time and although we were busy, your meal still met with your high expectations. It is most encouraging to hear that when you come you will visit us again...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an amazon restaurant perfect for groups and great DAWA!! The food was varied and had a number of sauces to go with out with plenty of grilled meats. The service was outstanding !!More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a rave review and for the perfect rating. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable time and not only found the service outstanding, but liked the grilled meats, and the dawa cocktail. Our...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

there are lots of "Carnivor type" restaurants around the world. This one is like many of them, the meat is roasted to death, dry and not like some cuts of meat you get in the US. Go there if you want, to experience the atmosphere...More

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

Thank you for the review. Your feedback about all the meat being dry and roasted to death is very surprising and disappointing. We serve hundreds of customers each week and as you can see from other reviews, the feedback is usually complimentary. However we thank...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great change of pace, especially with a group of 14. Open grilling and serving on the same stick at your table.More

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

Thank you for choosing the Carnivore to dine with your group of 14. We are delighted that you had fun and enjoyed the open grilling and serving on the Masaii swords. It is certainly a boost to hear you enjoyed yourself and we hope you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

A must visit for the meat lovers in town. It was a long time wish come true to go to carnivore. I had fun but to be frank after a time, all meat were tasting the same. But glad that I could be there and...More

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

Thank you for the review. It is most unfortunate to hear that although you had fun, your experience was not the best and that you found the meat tasting the same and the service slow. We sincerely appreciate your valuable feedback and just to let...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate there with a group of 19 looking for a unique experience. The one complaint would be we thought that there would be a somewhat balanced meal and there was just a small salad to share with 4 people and then the meat. The...More

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

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the meal overall but it is unfortunate that even though you thought the meat was good, the salad was too small. Your comments have been passed to the team and we have taken note of...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Bring your appetite as this long time restaurant is sure to please. You walk in to see a sign indicating all of the various cuts of meat (about 20, see attached picture) that will be prepared. You will have the ability to sample them all....More

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

Thank you for your rave review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the meat feast, the condiments and the veggie dishes. We truly appreciate your complimentary remarks which are a great acknowledgement to our dedicated team who strive to offer the best of food and...More

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Yes we are an informal restaurant so there is no dress code for lunch or dinner.
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As is best in most of Kenya, most locals appreciate modest clothing especially for women. ( skip the very short shorts, spaghetti strap tops, etc. you'd still be served, but As a whole Kenyans are more modest than... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40 - US$100
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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