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The Carnivore Restaurant

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Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We had lunch there but didn't go for the buffet but went for the ala carte menu. Ordered half a kg meats of 5 choices from the grill as Kenya is famous for the nyama choma. They sliced the meats from the meatloaf from the grill and put on a sizzling pan made most of the meats fully or overly... More 

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Thank KinGuan
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you visit Nairobi you must go to carnivore restaurant for lunch or dinner, easy friendly atmosphere, great food, amazing and friendly service

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Thank twofifty
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I went to The Carnivore restaurant when we were in Nairobi. It was AMAZING! So much food. Delicious, well prepared meats - I even ate the crocodile and loved it. It was so awesome to try such a large variety all at once. A must do when in Nairobi. But make sure you're starving when you go... More 

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Thank kaylee_b88
Girona, Spain
1 review
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love meat is your place. Nice environment and nice quality meat. A good choice to try crocodile, ostrich and others

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Thank prdsoul
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an amazing venue. The ambiance is fantastic. Had booked dinner for a group of 13 colleagues and the experience has not left my memory yet. the staff are amazingly polite and courteous!They took great care of us with such professional efficiency we did not want to leave. The food, and especially meat platter, is LEGENDARY! This is home... More 

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Thank Jackson M
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review and for choosing to book dinner at the Carnivore with your 13 colleagues. We are delighted to hear that you had a memorable experience and thought the ambiance was fantastic, and the meat platter legendary.We truly appreciate your kind words about our staff, and we will be sure to let them know that they... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a chance to visit this restaurant for a carnivore feast we ate the best grilled meat in Nairobi in this restaurant the staff was so friendly and I tasted crocodile meat for the first time.

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Thank Regenbogen S
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

We are delighted that you had a chance to visit the restaurant for the meat feast and enjoyed the experience tasting crocodile meat for the first time. It is also pleasing to hear that the staff were friendly. Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review and we appreciate the perfect rating. More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've gone several times at the Carnivore.The ambience is always relaxing especially when you want to have a family dinner.They serve the best of crocodile meat and have sumptous fish fingers.

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Thank Fewcha C
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us several time. We appreciate your loyalty and are happy to hear that you always find the ambience relaxing particularly for a family dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. More 

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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had lunch there- the atmosphere was great- the staff friendly and flexible, the food was promptly served and was very good.

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Thank Bob W
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that lunch at Carnivore was enjoyable, and we are delighted that the atmosphere and food were good and the staff friendly and flexible. We appreciate your positive feedback which has been shared with the team and is a great boost to their efforts. Many thanks for taking the time to review and for giving us... More 

Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the place to eat if you are a MEAT LOVER! With choices from variations of game meat to charcoal and grilled, this place it an amazing eat!

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Thank Harsh S
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

We are dleighted that you enjoy the meat at Carnivore though due to a Government ban we are unable to serve game meat except for farmed ostrich and crocodile. Thank you very much for taking the time to give us feedback and we really appreciate the perfect rating. We are looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Johannesburg
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Because of its reputation in Nairobi , I went twice to Carnivore restaurant for business within a month ... each time I regretted. The salads and sauces are made available in small quantities, and the wooden table display looks old and untidy. The meats were all dry and overcooked. The waiters were rushing to serve us. Everything gave a feeling... More 

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Thank R B
Geraldine D, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Your feedback 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. We are sorry to hear that both your dining experiences did not meet expectations. Your negative comments have been shared with the team and we are actively investigating... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$100
Cuisine
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Groups, Local cuisine, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?