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The Schwarma Co

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71 Grant Avenue | Norwood, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 483 1776
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“falafel” (23 reviews)
“laffa” (15 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
71 Grant Avenue | Norwood, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were there for dinner. The place is very cozy and quiet. Staff are friendly. The food is very tasty. Nice home made lemonade. Delicious falafel and salads. Service is quick. Price is very reasonable. Bar with variety of liquors. Quite an enjoyable place to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to shop 2 in Norwood for lunch. Nice outdoor terrace upstairs. Good home made lemonade. Delicious falafel and salads. Reasonable prices. Friendly service.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have been wanting to write a review for a long time. We just love going to Schwarma co it is a little piece of middle east in Johannesburg. Marwan and his brother are so friendly and always make sure all is perfect. My favorite...More

Thank Leilaleka
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The Schwarma Co is so good, I went there twice in 2 days. The owner is from Akko and everything is outstanding! The mayonnaise eggplant, hummus, INCREDIBLE felafel, zaatar pita, halvah, curry potatoes, dreamy!!! You can't go wrong here. Service was cheerful and efficient. Incredible...More

Thank ElaineNYC123
Reviewed 25 February 2018

no one in town beats their lamb schwarma on a plate. The choices of veg to go on it is great and all cooked to perfection. It's also the most expensive schwarma in town, but I suppose you pay for quality

Thank MiniverM
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Always good; my go to place for Middle Eastern food in Johannesburg ! Great salads, kebabs, schwarma, felafel and even burgers !

1  Thank gatisdelux
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Regular Haunt of ours , great value , great Schwarmas in pita or on a plate , Best Humous in town , Good selection of salads

Thank adamschris
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We are regulars at Schwarma Company, usually take-away but often to sit and we've used them for catering. The food is excellent. Although meat-oriented, there is a very good range of vegetarian and vegan options to suit many tastes. The people are friendly and helpful....More

Thank Runner2004
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I, love this place. The place is always busy, so you have to be prepared to wait but never for long. The food is always delicious- always have a real laffa! I love that all the food is prepared fresh! I love...More

Thank maylenekimm
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This long running institution in Joburg has the best shawarma’s and laffa in South Africa. I challenge anyone to finish one of their giant laffa’s which are filled with a choice of chicken, beef or lamb and up to 5 salads from the salad bar....More

Thank AfricanQueen67
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Response from Jill M | Reviewed this property |
Yes - they do as far as I know. I seem to remember we used them for our son's 21st. They set up their whole operation at our house - although this was a good few years ago.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Grant Avenue | Norwood, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 483 1776
  • E-mail
Schwarma & Grill, Mediterranean an Middle Eastern Cuisine
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