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Shawarma Express

315 Main Road | 2 Porterfield Rd, Table View, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 0275
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“hummus” (5 reviews)
“hot chips” (3 reviews)
“shawarma” (19 reviews)
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Fast food, Middle Eastern
315 Main Road | 2 Porterfield Rd, Table View, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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.

Thank sydneytfoster
Reviewed 21 February 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

Thank NormanE158
Reviewed 14 January 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.

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 30 November 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.

Thank Clive V
Reviewed 15 October 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

Thank Sandy2350
Reviewed 28 August 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

Thank lewisn675
Reviewed 10 April 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

Thank bholland2015
Danny W, Owner at Shawarma Express, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 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

Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I must say I really love this place! The schwarmas are fresh and amazing everytime and the portion size is more than generous! The staff are always friendly and welcoming.. Besides the food being great and service pretty decent, I love the fact that they...More

1  Thank EastonF2
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Service is fantastic! Always welcomed with a genuinely friendly and happy face. Vegan option is sensational with falafels! Value for money is intense for the healthy and tasty meals which come fast! Craft beer available too!

Thank KatherineB1976
Reviewed 6 January 2017

No this is not franchise shwarma where you choose between chicken and a cheap turkey beef mix, THIS IS true mediteranian Shwarna with lamb or falaffel; Done. Its delicious and its excellent value for money and its enormous; -- for 50 bucks you get fed...More

Thank CultjaVultja
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
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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