In the bustling heart of Nairobi’s Westlands, nestled on the Ground Floor of The Oval, lies a culinary gem that promises an experience like no other. Meat’O’Max, a halal-certified smoked meat restaurant, is not just about food; it’s about crafting unforgettable moments for food enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike. With open hours from 1300 to 2200 HRS, Monday to Sunday, this establishment is a symphony of flavors, ambiance, and service that deserves your attention. Meat’O’Max is more than just a restaurant; it’s a journey into the world of smoked meat perfection. Intriguing, inviting, and utterly unique, Meat’O’Max is a dining experience that deserves a place on your culinary bucket list. Come and discover why this halal-certified smoked meat paradise is making waves in Nairobi’s vibrant food scene.
Meat O’ – Meet our Meat
Meat’O’Max takes pride in offering the crème de la crème of smoked lamb and beef. Here, the prime meats are treated with reverence, skillfully paired with homegrown spices, and marinated in a secret blend that elevates them to the epitome of deliciousness. Sirian Chef Mohamed, backed by a talented team, brings his worldwide expertise to the heart of Kenya. The result is a taste sensation that will leave you craving more.
Step into Meat’O’Max, and you’ll find yourself in a modern paradise where culinary artistry meets contemporary architecture. From the inviting “Meat of Max” signage to the captivating murals gracing the walls, every detail is thoughtfully curated. The “Nice to meat you” mural, ablaze with fire and spices, tells the story of a smoked meat showdown between a charging ram (symbolizing lamb) and a charging bull (symbolizing beef). It’s a visual feast that sets the stage for what’s to come.
The stylish orange leather seats perfectly complement the modernistic touch, while the artistic lighting adds an element of class, making the space inviting and chic. Large windows allow natural light to fill the room, providing a picturesque view that’s ideal for capturing memories. The overall aesthetics are top-tier, creating a cozy, intimate vibe in this well-spaced and thoughtfully managed rectangular restaurant.
Food – Smoke and Spice
Meat’O’Max isn’t just a restaurant; it’s an experience in the making. The 100% Halal-certified meats here are of the highest quality, with rich, tender, juicy cuts that boast generous marbling and exceptional flavor. The diverse menu caters to all tastes, featuring everything from smoked vegetables to smoked fruits and sumptuous main dishes. What sets Meat’O’Max apart is its dedication to the art of smoked meats. Dishes spend at least 7 hours cooking in smoking chambers after marinating in a secret blend of 15 carefully balanced spices. The result is a smoky masterpiece that dances on your palate.
Whether you opt for the smoked lamb or smoked beef, the portions are generous and served with their special rice, BBQ sauce, cocktail sauce, hot sauce, honey, still water, soda, and a dessert of smoked pineapple slices. The combination of flavors is nothing short of extraordinary.
For those seeking a more intimate experience, the combo for four is a tantalizing choice. It includes 2kg portions of beef or lamb, four portions of rice, four still waters/sodas, and the delectable smoked pineapple slices. Each serving also comes with smoked veggies—smoked cherry tomatoes, potatoes, and chili pepper.
Desserts – A Sweet Smoky Finale
Meat’O’Max saves the best for last with its smoked pineapple slices, garnished with cinnamon and honey, offering a sweet and smoky conclusion to your culinary journey.
Service – Beyond Expectations
The service at Meat’O’Max is nothing short of exceptional. Staff members are not just polite; they are knowledgeable and passionate about the dishes they serve. The “salt bae” experience adds an element of spectacle to your meal, making it memorable in more ways than one. As you indulge in conversation and capture moments, soothing background music keeps the atmosphere lively and inviting.
The reception is top-notch, ensuring you feel like an honored guest from the moment you arrive. To secure your spot in this culinary haven, reservations can be made via 0799 000020.
- Perfect Ambience- contemporary and inviting setting
- The portions here are satisfying
- Exceptional Customer Experience- Their passion and attention to detail elevate the dining experience.
- Due to its popularity, booking in advance is advisable for convenience.
- While the quality justifies the cost, some may find the prices slightly higher than average.