Latest update


Open for sit-down meals again.

As from 1 July, with the country in advanced level 3, The Schwarma Co is OPEN for meals. You can come in, sit down (while following a prescribed COVID-19 protocols) and enjoy a meal with us again. We are also open for takeaway collections and deliveries.

Our current hours are 9AM to 10PM every day!

Now serving breakfast too!

You can order using Mr Delivery or Uber eats.

Alternately, you can call the shop (011 483 1776) to place your order & you collect or we will deliver to you.

Your safety is our first priority and we will be following all COVID-19 workplace protocols.

Please watch this space for further updates when the COVID-19 level changes.

Click here to visit the official SA COVID-19 website.
The schwarma company


Mediterranean delight

The Schwarma Company is an iconic Mediterranean – Middle eastern restaurant, nestled in the heart of the restaurant district of Norwood, Johannesburg. Whether you just want to enjoy a delicious schwarma for lunch or treat your friends and family to a feast of falafels, haloumi and more, the Schwarma Company will always delight, impress and satisfy!

If you haven’t been to visit us recently, you may be pleased to know we’ve expanded the restaurant to include an upstairs sports bar and open patio area. Come and enjoy the rugby or lounge on the patio deck with your friends under the open sky.

The Schwarma Company

The Schwarma Co is a delightful Mediterranean – Middle Eastern Restaurant that is one of Norwood, Johannesburg’s most consistently popular places to dine.

Our Menu

The menu includes: Beef, Chicken and Lamb Schwarmas; Laffa with the same fillings but with a vegetarian option of Haloumi or Falafel. There are some great chicken liver dishes; Kebabs, Lamb Chops, Burgers, Steaks, Ribs, salads and a wide range of delectable starters like Humus, Tachina and Tsatziki.

Fully Licensed

The restaurant is also fully licensed and there are some good wines available, together with local and imported beers. The desserts are very tempting – much of which is visible to the patron – Halva and Baklava.

Party Platters

Make entertaining easy with our delicious assortment of appetizers, salads, grilled meats and finger foods that are perfect for any occasion.

We Deliver!

Don’t have time to break away for lunch? Don’t worry, contact Mr Delivery or Order in to place an order.


Whether your next event is a gathering of friends and family or a corporate dinner, let The Schwarma Company help you. We offer FULL service catering!

Salad bar

Our delightful, daily selection

Party with us!

Join us for lazy summer, Sunday afternoons, filled with live music. The atmosphere is relaxed & friendly. Bring your friends and come listen to awesome local music.

Stay informed about current specials and upcoming events at The Schwarma Co.

What people

  • “The food is delicious and fresh”

  • “No one makes better Garlic Chicken Livers in Joburg than The Schwarma Company”
  • “Joburg’s best schwarmas”

  • “The falafal’s in the mezze were some of the best I’ve ever tasted”

  • “Schwarma Co is one of the best restaurants in Orchards.”

  • “This restaurant is like a sumptuous market with pyramids of olives.”

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