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315 Main Road | 2 Porterfield Rd, Table View, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0275
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Cape Point, South Africa
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Go hungry, you will not be sorry, home made hummus and very friendly and fast service. Fantatstic value for money and I oove a place where the portion or filling is generous

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

rubbish service - you might order first but everyone else gets served before you apparently - service is lethargic, bored and disinterested. the shwarma was bleh - tasteless and pointless. wish I could get back my money and the 30-40 minutes I wasted in there. urgh. just awful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Love the takeaway schwarma with a craft beer while you wait. The chips are fantastic; hot, slap chips with crispy outside. Very reasonable prices.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

My brother was the one who introduced me to Schwarma express and when ever I crave a schwarma it is definitely the place for me. The food is taste delicious and it has a good range of craft beer as well. There is nothing like sitting in front of the T,V with a live sport game with beer and schwarma... More 

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Thank Jay1072
Durban South Africa
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243 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Top class tasty fare at very reasonable prices.Good choice on the menu for either sit down or take away. Outstanding shwarma great with hot chips too!Very consistent. Great for a quick bite.

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Thank Peter F
Dublin, Ireland
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

I adore the shawarma platter, very banting. The staff are friendly and very happy. The food is fast and delicious. Actually one of my favourite places to eat, Lately i get very disappointed with most cape town restaurant's. I am sick of paying for crap food. I always leave shawarma express with a smile on my face. We drive all... More 

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Thank Tilly T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

And we do not do it enough. The Shawarma Plater is nit for the faint hearted. The Mix of Crispy yet juicy lamb an turkey is just the best. BEWARE OF THE CHILLY very HOT. The portions is generous and well price. The service is very good.

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Thank jaco v
Cape Town, South Africa
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Although it started as a take-away operation, one can now sit at the Shwarma Express (Sea Point branch) and eat their delicious, reliable Shwarmas and Felafels - provided one is not concerned about messy eating and appearances. Many regulars attest to the success of this restaurant, which also offers beer on tap. We take away or sit among the regulars... More 

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Thank Geff99
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

If you're coming out of Deco Dance and pining for something to shove in your face this is a good option, because it's pretty much the only option. And although I wouldn't trust my culinary expertise after 11:43 from what I can remember it's pretty good.

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Thank Erik S
Durban South Africa
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149 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Always great here! Very tasty schwarmas and brilliant chips to go with it. Take away or sit down. Make your own mix of food. Great value for money.

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Thank Peter F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Main Road | 2 Porterfield Rd, Table View, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 0275

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