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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%
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“game meat” (280 reviews)
“beef” (344 reviews)
“rabbit” (112 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We dined at The Carnivore Restaurant on our last night in Nairobi. The food was delicious! While everyone talks about the meats, which were quite tasty, flavorful and good, I want to mention that the soup and salad were wonderful too. The salad greens and...More

Thank Brucetta W
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 giving us a perfect rating. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your dinner at Carnivore and found the food delicious from the soup to the meats and salads. We...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Here you have a chance to taste all types of meat including ox balls and croc fresh. The staff here are really good and the barbeque keeps flowing from all directions. When you are visiting Nairobi National Park, giraffe centre or any other place near...More

Thank John M
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 and for giving us a perfect rating. We are delighted to hear that you had a good time and that your meal was a success, with good servers and delicious array of bbq meats. Your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is banging. I went not knowing what to expect. They just kept bringing me meat and shaving it onto my plate! They served turkey, chicken, bbq ribs, pork, ox balls, ostrich and crocodile. All but the chicken were amazing. You can even request...More

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

It is most pleasing to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience from the array of bbq meats to the dessert and atmosphere. We appreciate you giving us a perfect rating and are truly delighted that you had such a good time. Your rave review...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Place is over rated but food was good. Didn’t get any any game meat, very disappointing tho would recommend to tryMore

Thank bhums18vansh
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. It is most unfortunate that you were quite disappointed with your dining experience and were obviously misinformed that wild game meat is served. Due to Government legislation the serving of game meat was banned at least eleven years ago and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were transiting from Mombasa to London and had 4 hours to kill so we grabbed an Uber from the airport and hit the Carnivore. When you first walk in it feel special and we were so excited at seeing the amazing meats sizzling on...More

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

Thank you for your rave review and for giving us a perfect rate. We are delighted that you chose to visit Carnivore between your flights and really happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience from the moment you walked in with the meats...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited to the restaurant as part of a group and it is an iconic restaurant for those who like their meat, all kinds from the normative chicken to the exotic crocodile. However, the restaurant was careful to treat its vegetarians with some care. For...More

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

Thank you for your great review. You obviously enjoyed your visit to the Carnivore and even though you are a vegetarian you did not feel disadvantaged but enjoyed the care given to vegetarians as well as relishing the salads and sauces and the vegetarian Swahili...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant offers traditional meat. Don't expect game meat. You have beef pork turkey turkey sausage beef sausage etc. from time to time someone passes by with crocodile but no other game meat. Largely disappointing and we found it was not worth the long drive....More

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

Thank you for your review. It is most unfortunate that you were disappointed with your dining experience and were obviously misinformed that wild game meat is served. Due to Government legislation the serving of game meat was banned at least eleven years ago and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Goodness! You got to be ready to eat meat when you visit here. Nice vibe and very friendly staff. Get ready to be surprised with all the kinds of meat they got to offered.

Thank Julia O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best restaurant while I visit Kenya. You will love it if you are a meat eater. Variety of meat and very tasty.More

Thank C-Liz1
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the nice review. We are happy you enjoyed your dining experience and thought we were one of the best restaurant you visited whilst in Kenya. Our dedicated team work really hard to offer the best of food and service in the most...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to have dinner at the restaurant while in Nairobi. Nice place with good mealsMore

Thank stefaniaLZ
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and for the five star rating. We are happy to hear you that you had the opportunity to dine with us while in Nairobi and you enjoyed the place and meal. We hope you will...More

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wakawithdebbie
2 October 2017|
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Response from labjoy23 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. they are accepting cards there. They have all you can eat promo that its up to you if you want to stop eating or not.
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Market-Maven-J
29 July 2017|
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Response from Toby C | Reviewed this property |
Definitely.
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24 July 2017|
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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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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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