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The Schwarma Co

) #45 of 1,038 Restaurants in Johannesburg €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, Middle Eastern,
71 Grant Avenue | Norwood, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 483 1776
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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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 6 days ago 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

1  Thank wendy g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Expect something different. Great vibe, Fresh Food, Friendly staff. Real quick turn around time on servings. Must visit with friends or family. Will surely be back.

Thank Pieter B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We come here ones or twice a month for over decade! Owners always at the restaurant. It's probably why quality is consistent and excellent! Real authentic middle eastern food. Tried almost everything on the menu. Quality is exceptional! Restourant has two floors and during peak...More

Thank Evgeni R
Reviewed 4 June 2017

A few of us ate lunch here and we all liked our food. I am a veggie person, and there are a million items to choose from, all on display behind the counter. Some of my friends are meat eaters, and they are happy with...More

Thank Lamyin
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Waitresses were excellent rearrange my big family so we all fit onto one long table. You can create your own schwama and wraps(laffas). Authentic Middle Eastern cuisine with a modern twist. There's ribs, burgers and steaks for anyone who isn't quite a fan of Middle...More

1  Thank Michska R
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Dinner with girlfriends was great. None of us knew the type of food and the waitress recommended the ribs but we all decided to go for schwarmas. You have to choose your salad filling and it was busy and I was rushed. Had I had...More

Thank Jay4051
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Best restaurant in Johannesburg. I don't know what they do with the Halloumi, but it is to die for. Very pleasant, professional waiters with a personal touch. Good sense of humour too. My wife and i eat there almost every week.

Thank Gijsbert H
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

First time impressions are everything and this place hit the spot. Try the chicken kebab laffa...stunning! Will be back for more for sure.

Thank Monty M
Reviewed 18 April 2017 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...More

Thank Nabeel R
Reviewed 16 April 2017

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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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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
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Schwarma & Grill, Mediterranean an Middle Eastern Cuisine
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