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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” (266 reviews)
“beef” (308 reviews)
“ox” (38 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the restaurant after our safari and on our last night in Nairobi. Such a lovely surprise! The meat is endless and just keep on coming. I couldnt at one point and needed to surrender as they call it. The best part was the...More

Thank Natalie J
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your rave review and the perfect rating. We truly appreciate your enthusiasm about the roving BBQ and the dawa cocktail which we are happy you thoroughly enjoyed. We are sorry that there were not more sides with the meat, but you are...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Brazilian style meat eating place. We wish we had spent more time checking with our guide where he was taking us - we definitely would not have chosen this. There is nothing wrong with the place, but we did not travel 1/2 the world across...More

1  Thank JaWestPalmBeach
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank your for your feedback. We are extremely sorry to hear that you weren't satisfied with your recent dining experience and found the meat tough and felt that the dinner was pricey. As a matter of fact our prices are similar to other comparable businesses...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This place would have been if it had a quicker service. I visited with a large group (10) and it was very good! The ambiance is amazing and the food is very good as well! Totally worth the visit!More

Thank rodoboca
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review. We are glad to hear that overall your experience was positive and while you found the food and ambiance was amazing, we are disappointed to hear that the service didn't meet your expectations. Your feedback has been...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dear Carnivore restaurant manager, I am very disappointed that our bag got stolen at your restaurant tonight. I am also very disappointed in the way the management has reacted and responded to our concern and loss. I find your attitude towards a customer very low...More

Thank Satish J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent quality of food with elaborate choice of grills. Dessert was very good too. Staff were friendly and well trained. It is definitely worth visiting while ona trip to Nairobi.More

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

Thank you very much for your excellent review and for the perfect rating. We are delighted that you had a good dining experience and enjoyed the Beast of a Feast and the desserts too. We are also happy to hear the staff were friendly and...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service was a little slow even though restaurant was quiet. Food was not great quality, so disappointing and overall expensive for what you get. Needed more accompaniments with the meat.More

Thank A_Walker510
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. WE are sorry to hear that you weren't satisfied with your recent dining experience and that you found the service slow and the food quality disappointing and expensive. We sincerely appreciate you bringing this matter to our attention. We are...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Been there is 2006 when they used to serve Game meats. But the environment, The roving Bartenders with their "Dawa' and the roving carvers ensuring you are stuffed well after you have surrendered - remains an evergreen memory. Pity they can no longer serve game...More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to review. We are glad to hear that overall your experience was positive and you enjoyed the meat feast and roving Dawa man, though we are sorry about your disappointment with regards to the lack of game...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great quality food experience. Amazing range of meats and excellent presentation. Wine is expensive there though so stick to the beer.More

Thank Daran71
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to post such a rave review and for the perfect rating. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dinner and the presentation and variety of meat. I am sorry to hear you found the wine expensive, however this is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Barbecue restaurant which used to serve game meat. You will not leave hungry, that's for sure. Still serve some exotic meat from the grill, but most game meat has been banned. Well worth a visit for the lovely atmosphere.More

Thank Peter W
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We appreciate you taking the time to post such a positive review and are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Carnivore, and the atmosphere was to your liking and you didn't leave hungry. This is really one our aims and we are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Carnivore provides you an opportunity of eating all kinds of meats including game meats such as antelope, ostrich, buffalo, crocodile, giraffe It is an eat as much as you can restaurantMore

Thank pnmugambi
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your great review and for the perfect rating. Unfortunately due to government legislation we have not been allowed to serve any game meat for the past ten years, except for farmed crocodile and ostrich. Nonetheless we do have a wide variety of...More

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Market-Maven-J
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Response from Eric C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they happily took my Amex so I presume they would also take MasterCard and Visa.
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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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Response from Anindya M | Reviewed this property |
No dress code.
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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
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
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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