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The Schwarma Co

71 Grant Avenue | Norwood, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 483 1776
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“falafel” (22 reviews)
“laffa” (15 reviews)
“salad” (32 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
71 Grant Avenue | Norwood, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

+ 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

Thank alperdxb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Thank ColmV
Reviewed May 14, 2018

First time at this popular local Middle Eastern style establishment. Very busy on a Friday night, suggest you book ahead. Food and service was very enjoyable. Parking in the area is very limited, suggest you use a taxi/Uber service.

Thank Stuart P
Reviewed April 23, 2018

We were there for dinner. The place is very cozy and quiet. Staff are friendly. The food is very tasty. Nice home made lemonade. Delicious falafel and salads. Service is quick. Price is very reasonable. Bar with variety of liquors. Quite an enjoyable place to...More

1  Thank Tourlover2014
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

I went to shop 2 in Norwood for lunch. Nice outdoor terrace upstairs. Good home made lemonade. Delicious falafel and salads. Reasonable prices. Friendly service.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed March 21, 2018

I have been wanting to write a review for a long time. We just love going to Schwarma co it is a little piece of middle east in Johannesburg. Marwan and his brother are so friendly and always make sure all is perfect. My favorite...More

1  Thank Leilaleka
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April 24, 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, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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