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The Schwarma Co

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71 Grant Avenue | Norwood, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 483 1776
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a 2 week road trip this place was suggested by many many people so we stayed an extra day in jozi just to try it out. To this day, we're still trying to find the hype. The food is nice enough for a quick bite but definitely not worth going out of your way for. Either that, or our... More 

Thank Nabeel R
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh and tasety food, and 100% Israeli and Middle Eastern. Looks like and tastes like a typical Israeli Shawarma place. Great and fun!

Thank OR S
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to The Schwarma Co for some time and have never written a review. So here we go! Went last night food (chicken leffe) was fantastic better than any other in town. The service from waitress was a bit poor but nothing to get to upset about. The chef behind the counter is and always has been... More 

Thank Greg G
Tel Aviv, Israel
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great shwarma with all the trimmings Best proof is how many local Israelis go there.. home away from home!

Thank ikadim2804
Johannesburg, South Africa
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love The Schwarmas Co food, including their rib racks and burgers. It's a great place to get together as well on the top floor, lively vibe and great atmosphere!

Thank MarthinusvdM
Johannesburg, South Africa
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155 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordering take outs in a Thursday is seldom a good experience. Although busy they managed to serve efficiently all waiting . The food ordered was great very tasty . Value for money , huge portions . Love this a place

Thank AlanMendy
Johannesburg, South Africa
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117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place can be busy and the service slow. I've had really dry tasteless chicken schwarmas but somehow we always return. It's very relaxed and casual and it's open on a Sunday night. Had felafels and salad in laffa. The laffa was too thick and stodgy but the felafels and my choice of salads were delicious. Next time I'll order... More 

Thank Jill M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Best schwarma in town! Fast service and generous portions. Tip: don't order a schwarma plate, but rather schwarma in pita or in laffa - it is half a price of a plate, yet it will make you full.

Thank KirillOussov
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times and I have never been disappointed. The portions are huge and everything is uniquely tasty. Cocktails ain't bad either! Great mid-week dinner spot!

Thank Baveena N
Newport, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

My collegue suggested we go here as we were staying just around the corner. I dont like kebabs and first impression was it was a bit dodgy and it was early so no customers. That impression was changed as soon as we sat down. Service was good and soon it filled up and by watching the service counter we could... More 

Thank Graham D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
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
Schwarma & Grill, Mediterranean an Middle Eastern Cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?