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Mundo Vida Restaurant

1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4350, South Africa
+27 31 568 2286
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (17 reviews)
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4350, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful setting however parking can be an issue. Delicious salmon gravlax to start. Duck salad was delicious quite a large portion for a starter. Roquefort prawns also very good. We all settled on the special days of 12 King Prawns for R300 for mains. Outstanding!!...More

Thank Gletwyn
MundoVida, Owner at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So happy that you enjoyed you meal at Mundo Vida. Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive feedback on Trip Advisor. Much appreciated. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Kind Regards. Joni Wilkinson. Mundo Vida restaurant.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love eating duck & have done so all over the World - my best was in Abidjan. Each duck recipe needs to have a signature flavour, texture, aroma & presentation. Mundo Vida's cherry duck rendition was exceptional: tender , crisped just right with a...More

Thank Rory S
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely attention to detail in presentation and preparation. The duck salad starter was a winner - delightful combination of textures, flavours and colours to whet the appetite for more. My husband had the balsamic fillet. It looked good, but was a bit dry. My blackened...More

Thank hannetjiee
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Great lobster and other sea food. Large portions for a fair price. Very kind service. Great view on the sea.

1  Thank Alberto J
Reviewed 27 July 2017

When you have an occasion to celebrate Mundo Vida is the place to go and for that matter for any occasion. In our case it was a birthday lunch, the five of us ordered a variety of starters to share which is a great idea....More

1  Thank russella985
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

This place is no pretending nice eating. Many say it is the best service & food in umhlanga and umdloti. Great prawns but tonight soup, & steak

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We had booked a meal here from Bristol UK before we even left home, and predictably were delayed well beyond the time we'd booked. The staff were delightful and welcomed us with charm and generosity. And my! The food! We had some barracuda and some...More

Thank Frances C
MundoVida, Manager at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Client, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review- it is much appreciated We are so delighted to hear that your experience at Mundo Vida was to your satisfaction. We truly hope that we will see you all back soon...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Sit eating a delicious meal, watching the beach and waves roll in. Good food, good service too. Special occassions can be celebrated in style. Worth the visitMore

Thank Mark L
MundoVida, Manager at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and to provide us with your feedback - it is always appreciated. We take great pride in our service and cuisine and are grateful that you had a memorable experience. We do look forward to...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I decided to come here on a Saturday night for a bit of a feast. I started with a margarita which was nice. For appetizer I ordered the entre barracuda with a glass of white wine and a bottle of water. Fish was delicious. The...More

Thank watersev
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Made an impromptu stop...but an excellent choice. Opposite the beach with great views of the splashing waves. Our meals were excellent and the service superb.

Thank Krishan1234
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Mark L
19 February 2017|
Response from MundoVida | Property representative |
Thank you for your booking request. You are more than welcome to book a table on the 13th of March around 7:30. Please let us know for how many people we must book and if possible please provide us with a contact number. You... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
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18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4350, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umdloti
  • Phone Number: +27 31 568 2286
  • E-mail
INSPIRED BY OUR CULINARY ADVENTURES AROUND THE WORLD With its prime location on Umdloti Beach, Mundo Vida offers patrons seafood and bistro fare in a casual, yet professional environment. Escape into our culinary world of superior produce, exceptional cuisine, eclectic wines and acute attention to service detail. Our contemporary menu honours both our produce and great chefs who've gone before, by fusing traditional cooking methods with modern influences and tastes.
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