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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)
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Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed today

Meat eaters paradise, but not so bad for the vegetarians! the local dawa drink was very refreshing. Sadly, our appetities werent at the levels where it ought to be, to enjoy this place. But looked like a favourite. Kids loved the crocodile, ostrich, rabbit meat,...More

Thank KarthikVugane
Reviewed yesterday

Although it can be expensive, this is a great opportunity to taste several great game meats! Come with a big appetite, as it is all you can eat! I enjoyed the crocodile the most, but they have several others also. The other side of the...More

Thank DrValLomilo
Reviewed yesterday

For Vegetarians, while there are options, we didn't quite like the food. The desserts were delicious though. The service level is good.

Thank Myview2020
Reviewed 2 days ago 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 3 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
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

We are delighted to hear that your dinner at the Carnivore with expectation and that the food and drinks were to your liking. We have taken note of our comments about the lack of vegetables and will certainly ensure that in future provide some veggies....More

Reviewed 4 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 3 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 4 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 3 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 5 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 4 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 5 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 4 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 5 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
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Questions & Answers
24 July 2017|
Response from labinaNairobi | Property representative |
Yes we are an informal restaurant so there is no dress code for lunch or dinner.
24 July 2017|
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Response from jomac151 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code...casual light clothes.
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
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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