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The Schwarma Co

71 Grant Avenue | Norwood, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 483 1776
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Grant Avenue | Norwood, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My best place in town for a schwarma, specially the one served on a plate . It a large portion of well seasoned lamb ( my preference ) and I get to choose salads from a lovely variety.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MiniverM
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

There is typically fillings you choose from to make your Schwarzman,had chicken one was good but not best I have had and service is slow

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Flitz8
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Lovely settling and great choices of Schwarma fillings. Delicious and fresh! Better than the rest! We'll be back for sure.

Date of visit: June 2018
2  Thank johnandmichelleb
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant was full (good for business, tricky for service) so we had quite long waits to get served and also some rather long breaks between food delivery. We mistakenly ordered the Mediterranean Platter for 4 (we were 5) and the tables were far too...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 146susannev
Reviewed October 18, 2018

+ The location is easy near Sandton. + Open buffet salad and meze options are very good. + Beef quality is satisfied. + Try grilled fillet 300 gr which will make you completely full for dinner. + Smoking is allowed on the 2nd floor. +...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank alperdxb
Reviewed September 20, 2018

The food is excellent, well made and well presented... The staff are not up to standard... They let you wait without explaination for a table and are not concerned in the least if you leave because there is no table available. No indication of the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank maxine1andonly
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

This was a very pleasant experience, not fancy but really tasty freshly made food and very friendly service. Don’t normally get to this area but would definitely go back for the food. Good vegetarian options.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank AchimKlennert
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This is an awesome gem on Grant avenue in Norwood. Fantastic authentic food. This place is always busy, and never a let down. Service is often a little slow.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank XitedEye
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

The menu is varied and caters for most tastes.We ordered a variety of meals burgers,schwarmas and steaks. The food was well prepared and tasty. The lamb schwarma I ordered was delicious and I could choose my extra fillings. The waiters seemed to be overwhelmed and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 886andrew
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Always a pleasure. Service fast and efficient. Food always and now good. The meal was hot tasty and worth the cost.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ColmV
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April 24, 2017|
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Response from 944jillm | 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, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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