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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“game meat” (298 reviews)
“beef” (375 reviews)
“rabbit” (130 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Hours
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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The ambience is electrifying. The hosts are warm. The music is African. The meats are tatalizing. You must be here to experience all this. From the signature welcome "dawa" to the wide array of recipes, you will definitely not find the visit disappointing. On a...More

Thank gnyabera
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Make no mistake, this is a restaurant for lovers of meat... Hence the name of the venue. From the moment you sit down at your table there is a consistent flow of wait staff filling up your plate with all sorts of meat. From beef,...More

Thank Brent C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a 7 hour wait between arriving back from Safari and then going on to Zanzibar so our travel agent suggested we go here for lunch to kill a little time. We thoroughly enjoyed it and were extremely full by the time we had...More

Thank Emily2604
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our tour company paid for lunch to compensate us for all the changes to our itinerary. It is a Kenian take on the Argentinian/Brazilian meat restaurants found all over the world only nowhere near as good. The meat offered was very average and I have...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is very nice, well designed with a good African touch. It has tables indoor but you can choose to stay outside in a beautiful atmosphere of soft lights, candles and plants! Service is very quick since, as you can see entering, meat is...More

Thank Chiarafly C
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a friend who'd made a short stop in Nairobi before proceeding to Lake Naivasha. I decided to take her to Carnivore due to its proximity to her hotel (the Ole Sereni) and to check out this fascinating place that I had not been...More

Thank Talampakan
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really nice food and all different kind of meats. We really enjoyed the lunch. They keep coming around every minute and you definately get full from it

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 6 days ago

There nyama choma is to die for, with the flag raised at the centre of your table, you will enjoy assorted game meat to your satisfaction. Excellent customer service.

Thank Florence N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have vegetarian options and all type of meats, the music is adequate and the staff is nice. The drinks are interesting.

Thank MartaB16
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the food,service,and outstanding atmosphere. Would highly recommend. This is a must spot to visit.

Thank 402craige
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Questions & Answers
8 June 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.
27 May 2018|
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Response from Geraldine D | Property representative |
You don't necessarily have to book. But can do through the website. It is Shs 3,600 for the meat feast. Drinks extra.
1 April 2018|
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Response from labinaNairobi | Property representative |
Hi Yes it is better to make a booking for dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 100
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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
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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