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The Carnivore Restaurant

Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 733 611608
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“game meat” (266 reviews)
“beef” (308 reviews)
“ox” (38 reviews)
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Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday

We were in transit in Nairobi, between two flights, and went to tis restaurant. Great atmosphere and good meat, we really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank ArnaudWG
Reviewed yesterday

This is a nice place to eat,Service is also exceptional, lots of attention and quick. The meat is of a very high quality, can't fault it. Favorites are always of the same high quality and specials offer good variety.

Thank Chepchirchir2017
Reviewed yesterday

The meal was out of this world, only in Carnivore can you enjoy such a delicacy of a wide variety of meat. There was a couple sited next to where we were and it was their anniversary. The staff sang for them and they were...More

Thank misslaw2017
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our taxi driver told us about Carnivore when we asked him to take us to a good restaurant for lunch rather than wait 5hrs at Nairobi airport. As you enter you see the biggest BBQ pit ever & above it in a large circle all...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rather gone down compared years ago Too expensive for the kind of food A one off experience Even the meat isnt of good quality anymoreMore

Thank AC690Flyer
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are sorry your dining experience wasn't the best and you felt that the restaurant has gone down compared to years ago. We sincerely appreciate you bringing this matter to our attention and are actively working to improve where necessary. Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago 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 3 days ago

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 4 days ago via mobile

We went here for our last dinner in Nairobi. Really nice atmosphere, festive and colorful. They give plenty of common meats (about 5 types) with bake potatoes and arrangements of sauces and salads, but had to ask for the most exotics meats like ostriches ,...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review. We are delighted that overall you enjoyed yourselves and liked the atmosphere and the different meats.We appreciate the feedback which is a huge acknowledgement to the efforts of our team who are always glad to have made...More

Reviewed 5 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 4 days ago

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 6 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 4 days ago

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 6 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

1  Thank Satish J
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29 July 2017|
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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.
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.
24 July 2017|
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Response from Anindya M | Reviewed this property |
No dress code.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$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
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
  • Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi
  • Phone Number: +254 733 611608
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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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