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The Schwarma Co

71 Grant Avenue | Norwood, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 483 1776
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“laffa” (16 reviews)
“falafel” (20 reviews)
“lamb ribs” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Grant Avenue | Norwood, Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food! You can pick the ingredients yourself, everything looks really nice. Great service also.

Thank Rosan90
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Schwarma Co is a Johannesburg institution and is incredibly busy. There are seating sections upstairs and downstairs but they also offer speedy take aways. Don't be put off by queues, their turnover is very efficient. The food is always delicious and of the highest...More

Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a few disappointing meals on my visit to Johannesburg it was great to finally get a fresh tasty meal. Had a superb lamb laffa and few drinks. Good experience and would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Lynton C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The schwarma and the other dishes served here are consistently served at a great standard. The restaurant is always full having a pleasant atmosphere. Also try their huge helpings of spare ribs.

Thank TourSoweto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was hungry and the ribs,humus and pita went down very well. Been here many times and always good. Ribs great!! Service always friendly and efficient.

Thank ColmV
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Schwarma Co is a Mediterranean restaurant in Norwood. If you feel like something different this is the place to go. Good Food, Good Friendly Service. Very nice vibrant feeling to the place.

Thank Pieter B
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I came here as it was voted as best places to get a scharma and was in the area and thought I would pop in .Schwarma was quite enjoyable only service was leisurely .

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I place a take away order. The lady at the counter helped me but was so busy with the phone. Customers that came in after me was served and I had to wait. She did not even say sorry, just talk in her own language...More

Thank 753accounts
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Authentic middle eastern food. I have eaten there regularly for many years. I don't know of any other restaurants whose falafel or humus comes close.

Thank Saul M
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We go regularity to dinner here as it's just up the road from where we stay. It's food and menu are consistently great. The portions are huge so items can easily be shared. No booking needed. Often very full over weekends. They have the most...More

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24 April 2017|
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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
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
Schwarma & Grill, Mediterranean an Middle Eastern Cuisine
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