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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“hummus” (5 reviews)
“shawarma” (24 reviews)
“lamb” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Fast food, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
315 Main Road | 2 Porterfield Rd, Table View, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently moved into the area, super happy I discovered the Swarma Express main rd sea point. What a great energy and plenty of smiles while you wait for your order. Hope you hungry, as portions are good value and well priced.

Thank DudesIslandAct
Reviewed 9 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

1  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 Easton F
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 Katherine B
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
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The only fast food restaurants/take aways that I ever get food from regularly are Swawarmas. Having eaten them in many places, including the Middle East, I can highly recommend The Shwarama Express. In fact it is as good as my number one favourite in my...More

Thank Raymond F
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I don't usually visit places like this...cheap eatery...but if I don't feel like doing the whole tree courses meal I go to a place like this...fast food and nothing else

Thank Georg A
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Go hungry, you will not be sorry, home made hummus and very friendly and fast service. Fantatstic value for money and I oove a place where the portion or filling is generous

Thank CultjaVultja
Reviewed 12 October 2016

rubbish service - you might order first but everyone else gets served before you apparently - service is lethargic, bored and disinterested. the shwarma was bleh - tasteless and pointless. wish I could get back my money and the 30-40 minutes I wasted in there....More

1  Thank Luis184
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Love the takeaway schwarma with a craft beer while you wait. The chips are fantastic; hot, slap chips with crispy outside. Very reasonable prices.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
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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