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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” (270 reviews)
“beef” (317 reviews)
“ox” (38 reviews)
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Steakhouse, African, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Langata Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed today

A must visit for the meat lovers in town. It was a long time wish come true to go to carnivore. I had fun but to be frank after a time, all meat were tasting the same. But glad that I could be there and...More

Thank Neethu T
Reviewed yesterday

We ate there with a group of 19 looking for a unique experience. The one complaint would be we thought that there would be a somewhat balanced meal and there was just a small salad to share with 4 people and then the meat. The...More

Thank Tom F
Reviewed yesterday

Bring your appetite as this long time restaurant is sure to please. You walk in to see a sign indicating all of the various cuts of meat (about 20, see attached picture) that will be prepared. You will have the ability to sample them all....More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I thought this restaurant was very good for a large lunch but probably not worth going massively out of our way to visit. The Dawa cocktails are delicious, the food was very good. I enjoyed watching the food being cooked on the large grill.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They have nice pizza and good environment to enjoy. The service is fast and hospitable. One things is that there is sound of church nearby and if you like a quiet place it isn't. But the rest was supper cool

Thank Felix M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After a long time we decided to go back to Carnivore. Well even if we like the atmosphere and surroundings I must say that we were all disappointed with the unfriendly service from reception till the end. Rude, unfriendly, not attentive. The meat is good...More

Thank Christian d
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We appreciate you taking the time to provide us with such candid feedback of your visit to Carnivore and are extremely disappointed to hear that your visit did not meet expectations. It is truly regrettable that the service appeared to be unfriendly, rude and non...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had visited the Carnivore restaurant in Johannesburg and was therefore a bit disappointed with the Carnivore restaurant in Nairobi. The game meat option in Johannesburg is much more widespread but in Nairobi due to the restrictions the menu is centred around beef, chicken and...More

Thank AnikaAli
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review. We apologise for your disappointment at the lack of game meat. It is obviously most unfortunate for us not to be able to serve game meat, but as you so rightly pointed out, due to government legislation we are restricted...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We love the carnivore as always, good food and the perfect place to go out to eat with either family or friends. The exotic foods always great to try and for giving your friends great experiences. We loved it!!More

Thank Rozinnakauskas
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear that you love the Carnivore and find it a perfect place to eat with family or friends. It's definitely a boost for us every time we hear positive reviews such as this and we...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

You can eat many kinds of traditional meat and special meat including ostrich, crocodile and rabbit in the carnivore restaurant. The waiters serviced very good and fast. It's good place for 2 hr lunch or dinner.More

Thank 群賀 林
labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We are delighted that you chose to eat at Carnivore and enjoyed the meat feast including the specials of ostrich, crocodile and rabbit.We are also very happy to hear that the waiter service was good...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Like always it was amazing to visit Carnivore once again with our friends from Australia and India. Amazing food and service. Outstanding. look forward to coming back.More

labinaNairobi, Director of Sales at The Carnivore Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for choosing to visit us again with your friends from Australia and India. We are delighted that your expectations were met and that you found the food and service still amazing. We appreciate your continued loyalty and thank you for for...More

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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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Response from travelmomSanJose | Reviewed this property |
As is best in most of Kenya, most locals appreciate modest clothing especially for women. ( skip the very short shorts, spaghetti strap tops, etc. you'd still be served, but As a whole Kenyans are more modest than... More
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
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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