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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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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, excellent service, nice atmosphere along with music.. you must have self control while eating cuz the delicious food never stops. You must put the FLAG DOWN, then they will pass over your table. This place is a 5 star eating experience. Enjoy it!

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Thank BJT81
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow, what a great review for which we want to thank you and also for giving us a perfect rating. We are tremendously happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience and that the food, service, atmosphere and music were to your liking. We truly appreciate your favourable comments - they are a great tribute to the efforts of... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the best place for roast meat / nyama choma of any kind. The platter comes sizzling hot. The amount is generous too.

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Thank coyuke
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the perfect rating and for taking the time to review. We are delighted that you enjoy the nyama choma platters in the Simba Saloon and even find the quantity generous. We appreciate your favourable comments - they are a great acknowledgement of our dedicated team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great and consistent food, exceptionally friendly service, great atmosphere...highly recommended. You can never go wrong with the carnivore, whether busy or not...The standard is always the same.

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Thank foodykla
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such an outstanding review and for the perfect rating. We truly appreciate your favourable comments about the consistent food, the exceptionally friendly service and the great atmosphere. Your feedback has been shared with our dedicated team and is a tremendous acknowledgement of their efforts. thank you for recommending the restaurant to other... More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

For a variety of grilled meat, Carnivore is the place to be! Great ambiance in an African setting with friendly service. Just ensure that your flag is up for the continuous supply of meat at your table. Perfect location.

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Thank Tobby M
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Carnivore and for giving us a perfect rating. We are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable lunch experience and the food, service and ambiance was to you liking. We appreciate your favourable comments - they are a great acknowledgement of our dedicated team. Looking forward to welcoming... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Serene place with great scenery, fresh air and beautiful atmosphere. Meat world, satisfies all your meat fantasies and cravings. The staff really step up the service delivery; from the manager, waiters and security team. One get a feeling, the staff exist to serve you and only you. Just visit them to experience it!

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Thank James M
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. We appreciate your feedback about the restaurant and are delighted that you had such a good dining experience, enjoying the atmosphere, the meat and the service delivery from the whole service team. We will be sure to let the staff know how much of an impact they had on your experience. Thank you... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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140 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Carnivore many, many years ago and liked the place + food. Good reason to return with friends yesterday, but it felt so much different. The food was still ok, not great. They aparantly have been lowering the food costs negatively affecting the total experience, but what surprised me more; nothing changed in the design/interior in all those years!. It... More 

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Thank thesheikhfromdubai
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your 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. Your comments and suggestions are appreciated and we have circulated them to the teams concerned and will work to improve and update where possible. More 

Paw Paw, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried to get dinner before flight but they were between lunch and dinner. Just had a drink in the bar. Very large. Smelled great as they started the grilling

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Thank mrpainter69
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are so sorry to hear that the restaurant was not quite ready to service you dinner and you were only able to have a drink. Nonetheless we appreciate the feedback and hope that you will get another change to visit us in the future. More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stunning place with such great food and atmosphere! Planety of variety of meats for everyone. Nothing to fault at all. Manager Moses was also great at meeti with us during dinner. Highly recommended!!

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Thank shimishim
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to post a review and for the perfect rating. We are happy to hear that the atmosphere and food and service were to your liking. We will be sure to let Moses know what a positive impact he and his team had on your dining experience. Thank you for recommending us to other visitors... More 

Hamburg, New York
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167 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner here was included as part of our tour package, and it was certainly enjoyable. Ate more different meat at one meal than I would ever imagine. Consistency was a bit questionable. Tablemate said ribs were great, second time around I tried them and they were good, but she said first time was far superior. Variety was incredible, but some... More 

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Thank jpyzek
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review and we are glad to hear that overall your experience was positive. We are soory that some of the meat was inconsistent your concerns have been passed to the culinary team. Thank you again for the feedback. More 

Bromley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's all in the name. If you like good quality meat, and lots of it, then this is the place to go. Great atmosphere, super fire pit, everything about this place makes you want to go back.

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Thank mr_b_marsh
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a fantastic review and for the perfect rating. We are delighted that you had such a great dining experience and enjoyed the quality of the meat, the atmosphere and the fire pit. We hope to see you back again soon. 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
USD 40 - USD 100
Cuisine
Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan 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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
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?