Carnivore Restaurant in Kenya Experience and Other Restaurants in Nairobi

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Carnivore Restaurant in Kenya Experience and Other Restaurants in Nairobi

Carnivore Restaurant opened its doors in the September of 1980. As part of the Tamarind Hotel Group,  The Restaurant then targeted Game Meat and only Carnivores (People who eat meat).

On its way to expansion, Carnivore Restaurant introduced more menus to its previous menu to accommodate all types of meal/food fanatics.

Some of the meat found at Carnivore are Crocodile meats, Ostrich Meat, and Camel Meat all are served from the Menu. Carnivore is regarded as one of the oldest restaurants in Kenya.

All tourists who book safaris to Kenya, always visit Carnivore after they have done their safaris giving them a taste of the Kenyan Delicacies.

Whole joints of meat – leg of lamb and pork, ostrich, rump of beef, sirloin, rack of lamb, spare ribs, sausages, chicken wings, skewered kidneys, even crocodile – are roasted on traditional Maasai swords over a huge, charcoal pit that dominates the entrance of the restaurant.

Carnivore Restaurant in Kenya is located on Langata Rd, Nairobi West, Nairobi. The Restaurant also has grounds that hold concerts and shows holding up to 20,000 people Max Capacity.

Carnivore Restaurant in Kenya - All About Carnivore Restaurant in Kenya
Carnivore Restaurant in Kenya – All About Carnivore Restaurant in Kenya

Meals Served at Carnivore Restaurant – Meal Menus at Carnivore Restaurant

The Carnivore is not just a restaurant – it is an experience. Travellers from the world over flock to this outstanding venue for what is hailed as the ultimate “Beast of a Feast”.

Barbecue lovers will savour the unique tastes on offer, from traditional lamb, pork, beef and chicken to the more uncommon ostrich and crocodile.

The prime meat is ceremoniously roasted to perfection on Maasai swords hung over a huge charcoal pit and carvers then move from table to table delivering unlimited amounts onto cast iron plates.

Add to this some delicious soup, fresh bread, mouth-watering side dishes, exotic sauces and a selection of irresistible desserts. Diners will not go hungry — this is a feast that does not stop until a white surrender flag at the centre of the table is lowered.

Drinks are charged separately but all food and desserts are included in the price. Enjoy the carnivore experience either for lunch or dinner. Lunch starts at 1 pm while dinner is served from 7 pm every day.

The restaurant is voted as one of the top 50 best restaurants in the world. It’s recommended for dinner at the start or end of your safari or a treat out from your hotel. A wide variety of vegetarian dishes are also available. Don’t afford to miss!!!!’ Africa’s Greatest Eating Experience.


Meals Served at Carnivore Restaurant - Meal Menus at Carnivore Restaurant
Meals Served at Carnivore Restaurant – Meal Menus at Carnivore Restaurant

Prices of Meals Served at Carnivore Restaurant

Lunch or dinner at Carnivore Restaurant goes for US$ 40 per person. Drinks are charged separately, but all food and desserts are included in the prices.

It is important to pre-book your meal at The Carnivore Restaurant as it ensures your seat at the table, with the convenience of pickup and drop-off at centrally-located accommodations in Nairobi city centre and its environs.

Other Popular Restaurants in Nairobi to visit while on a Safari Holiday in Kenya

1. Cultiva Farm

Cultiva Farm Restaurant strives to introduce a fusion of new flavours and ingredients to Kenya through the farm-to-table concept. Guests are invited to a culinary experience through an ever-changing menu that is dependent on the produce available on the farm.

It’s a farm-to-table restaurant that grows vegetables, micro herbs and edible flowers, and serves them alongside some of Kenya’s finest organic produce and creations from their kitchen. This restaurant can be booked earlier for guests arriving from a safari and ready to leave back home or extend their safari.

Cultiva is located on Pofu Road, Karen, Nairobi Kenya. The restaurant’s Opening Hours are from 8 am to 11 pm (Wed to Sunday).

Cultiva Restaurant
Cultiva Restaurant in Karen Nairobi

2. Matteo’s Restaurant

Tucked away in a beautiful mature garden, lies a charming Italian gem, Matteo’s Italian Restaurant. Housed in what was once a stable for horses, Matteo’s at the stables has been transformed into a beautiful Italian Restaurant with an enchanting outdoor events space and a stage for live band performances.

It’s a place that transports you to Tuscany, without ever leaving Kenya.

Matteo’s Italian Restaurant is located at Ngong Road and Karen Road junction. The restaurant’s Opening Hours are from 11.30 am – 10 pm (Monday to Sunday)

Matteos Restaurant Nairobi
Matteos Restaurant Nairobi

3. The Talisman

The Talisman Restaurant started as a small old house in Karen originally occupied by the famous wildlife photographer and author Alan Root in their youth. The Talisman Restaurant has since grown into a household name with one of the best cuisines in the country. Come experience fine dining in a whole different setting.

An environmentally friendly place with an organic garden and highly rated and awarded on International restaurant platforms.

The Talisman Restaurant is located on Ngong Road, in Karen, Nairobi.

4. Fogo Gaucho

Fogo Gaucho Restaurant is a traditional Brazilian steak cooked in Southern Brazilian style. In addition to over a dozen cuts of meat, there is a delicious selection of freshly prepared salads. With a staggering selection of 17 different types of meat, all cooked to perfection, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

But that’s not all, as Fogo Gaucho also offers a wide array of over 20 different salads and sides that perfectly complement the meat dishes.

Fogo Gaucho Restaurant is located along Waiyaki Way, Vikings House, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya.

5. Zen Garden

Zen Garden Restaurant is the ultimate venue, captured in the scenic surroundings of Nairobi’s Spring Valley. The sheer beauty of the location, uncompromised quality of food and high level of service attract customers to the restaurants and conference facilities available at Zen Garden.

Zen Garden Restaurant is located on Lower Kabete Road, Nairobi, Kenya.

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