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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“game meat” (296 reviews)
“beef” (378 reviews)
“rabbit” (122 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed today via mobile

Carnivore simba saloon is the place to be the service was over the top! Thanks to Francis, Peter,Mathews thanks for the amazing service

Thank MaureenS1393
Reviewed yesterday

Nice place. Served Ox balls which weren't my cup tea; also had the chance to try crocodile and ostrich. There was beef, lamb, chicken and pork on offer too. It was a nice experience.

Thank Nitika M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

most expensive meal in kenya. but this place has got a reputation even internationally. if your not obsessed about meat, this is not the place for you. only meat but no exceptional meats. beef and pork in various cuts. one crocodile meat served in small...More

Thank distoricass .
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Different experience.Good choice of place to try the exotic meat.Good service.Turkey and ostrich balls were amazing.More

Thank Wander678396
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Wander, Many thanks for your great review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience and the choice of meats was to your liking particularly the turkey and ostrich meat balls. Your feedback has been passed to the team and are...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

eat as much as you can the best variety of meats from crocodile to ox balls and other rare meats grilled to perfectionMore

Thank Diana1222
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Diana, Many thanks for your rave, 5 star review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your dining experience at The Carnivore and found the meats particularly the crocodile and ox balls, grilled to perfection. It's definitely a boost for us every time we...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Knew it would probably be "touristy" but it was much worse than that. Service was OK at first but after the "first round" of servings (none of the meat was very good, some was barely edible (way over done), except the crocodile and they only...More

Thank wassaw553
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Wassaw, It was extremely distressing to read of your unsatisfactory meal and we are shocked to hear that you had such a disastrous meal and none of the meat was good and some barely edible, as well as the service being bad and the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A couple we met suggested we all go to this rather well known Nairobi restaurant and so we did. The setting is nice and the service was fine but not being a big meat eater I think I am clearly not their target diner. It...More

Thank jsthouston
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello, Many thanks for taking the time to review. It was extremely disappointing to read of your unsatisfactory meal and while you liked the setting and you say the service was fine, it is unfortunate that not being a big meat eater you predictably didn't...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Attended my friends shower this past weekend and it was so great for me and my kids who had to be literally dragged off the play area to go home. My friend was super happy with the food and service and venue and so were...More

Thank FreedomKenya254
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review. We are delighted to hear that you and your kids enjoyed your friend's baby shower held at the Simba Saloon/ even yo It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Heard about this place through a FB group. If I have to be honest, this place didn't disappoint us. They apparently serve 36+ variety of meats, some of which include Crocodile, Bull's Testicles, Ostrich, Kiwi etc. We tried on most of it, the food was...More

Thank Jia A
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Jia, Many thanks for your great review. We are glad that overall you enjoyed the roving BBQ and the different array of meat on offer. These are definitely the things we are very proud of about our restaurant and we are happy to hear...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The ambiance of this place is great. The food wasn't bad but we felt it was basically just a Brazilian BBQ place with about a quarter or third of the meats more of a novelty (we didn't enjoy the crocodile or ostrich). The staff was...More

Thank hejira9
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Jill D
July 22, 2018|
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Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
The Corivore is not a place for you Too much meet and too High prices in top Was There 10 days ago Also the show and preformance They use to have is not There anymore Find a nice more vegitarin minded place Good luck... More
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July 11, 2018|
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Response from Simon E | Reviewed this property |
I didnt get vegetarian but it’s cheaper
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June 8, 2018|
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Response from Bashua2014 | Reviewed this property |
Prices for lunch and dinner are in the same range. Kids below 12 are free.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi>  > Highridge
  • Neighbourhood: Highridge
  • 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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