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Shawarma Express

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Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Fast food, Middle Eastern
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My vegan Lebanese friend says that this is the best falafel she has found in Cape Town, and I agree. Enormous portions, fresh (no stale oil used for frying) and you can pick which salads/fillings you'd like. The preserved lemon is a great addition -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RoLombard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only was the shawarma greasy and sides barely edible, my wife and I almost certainly got food poising from this place. We were sick within a few hour of eating here and it ruined a full day of our trip, costing us hundreds in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank haydenb445
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice Chicken "Doener" or in other words Shawarma in a pita with yogurt sauce and great spices. Staff is super friendly and the prices are very good. Not a place for a romantic dinner but for a basic, fast bite!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KaiUWulff
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

What a jewel, never been here before but the Shawarma’s are exquisite! Good service great taste a real jewel of a fast food restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sydneytfoster
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Awesome fresh ingredients prepared on site. The staff are friendly and actually take the time to great their customers before enquiring of what they would like to order, something which is unfortunately quite uncommon these days. You are also able to buy tubs of hummus...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank NormanE158
Reviewed January 13, 2018

This place is great for an informal meal. Their shwarmas are top class (so are their hot chips). Good efficient service and open late.

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed November 29, 2017

The Schwarma Express really makes good Schwarmas and the like. The staff are friendly and you can be in and out fairly fast or sit inside and eat.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank thegallopingglutton
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Tucked away on Main Street is a little shop which sells the best Shawarma I have found The lamb is script and flavorful.They also use a good pita.Only down side is sellection of " extras" which if fine for me.I like basics! Last time I...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Sandy2350
Reviewed August 28, 2017

An Israeli owned shawarma fast food and restaurant. Like them or hate them...the Israeli's are simply the best when it comes to making shawarma. This is a particularly good example of the breed and worth every penny...go with a bit of everything and get extra...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank lewisn675
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

I see other love this place but my wife and I were very disappointed. Pluses first. 1. Overly large portions of veggies although the sauces were almost tasteless except the chilli which had a wonderful kick!!! 2. If you're hungry this is a good place...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank bholland2015
Danny W, Owner at Shawarma Express, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2017

Hi there, I am am very sorry to hear of your bad experience at our restaurant and would love the opportunity to invite you back and make sure that you get the kind of experience we pride our selves in giving, i truly believe that...More

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