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Mundo Vida

1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4319, South Africa
+27 31 568 2286
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4319, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We have eaten at this restuarant a few times and will definitely return ,their food is a real treat. Our first visit was last year after the Comrades Marathon, we went for lunch and we enjoyed it so much we just had to go back...More

Thank Donnalee E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing seaviews especially during good weather. Warm and hospitable staff. Wide selection of foods. Seafoods are probably their specialty. Our group had very tasty and sumptuous meals. Great place. Worth visiting more often.

Thank Rajin-Pillay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with stunning position overlooking the ocean in central Umdloti. The menu is diverse and suitable for most tastes, with a wide selection of seafood, steaks, vegetarian meals, pizza and pasta. Even some curries. Our food was exceptionally tasty and well presented. Prices are...More

Thank Nicci D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon recommendation from fairlight bnb we had dinner here night before heading on safari. We could not have asked for anything better. Food and service was the best. Special Prawn entree one of the best I have ever had. Not one fault on any of...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the position is amazing, it was really full also given that bel punto next door was closed for annual leave. very good service, excellent food, prices in line. a veyr nice lunch

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were reccommended by the Venti del Est B&B, we went for supper and had a fantastic meal. Some of the freshest seafood we have ever had. Our waiter George was great and the wine flowed freely. It was so good we went back for...More

Thank aRocaFan
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Good service and good food. However please make sure you don’t get still water unless you are willing to be ripped off... 75 ZAR for a 750 ml water? By default the bring you water from Italy and I when I said I wanted local...More

Thank Alberto C
MundoVida, Owner at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Hi Alberto, Please accept our deepest apologies for this incident regarding the imported water. The waiter completely mis-represented the facts concerning what bottled water is served at Mundo Vida restaurant. We do keep local water at R 25 per bottle and it is always available....More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Our first night in South Africa, my friend and I had dinner at Mundo Vida. I had the barracuda and she had the prawns. Our dinner at Mundo Vida was so good that we decided we had to go back before we left South Africa....More

Thank meredithmediates
MundoVida, Manager at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Thank you kindly for taking the time to review our restaurant. We greatly appreciate your positive comments about our establishment! Your feedback helps us to maintain a high standard of hospitality and continuously improve our service and food offerings for all our guests. We hope...More

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

From the time I booked the staff were friendly and attentive. When my son finished the papadum that came with his curry, another appeared - the waiter saying he could see it was being polished off! There was a nice choice for the vegetarians in...More

Thank durban W
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Perfect spot for a lazy afternoon to catch up with a friend. The food is good and the service too! The restaurant is at a great location but parking was a bit of a problem but we came alright after driving around.

Thank Vee201504
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13 April 2018|
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Response from MundoVida | Property representative |
Hi. We open at 12am every day so unfortunately 10 am is too early. Kind regards. Joni. Mundo Vida restaurant
Rochelle K
1 April 2018|
Response from MundoVida | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have a children's play area. Joni. Mundo Vida Restaurant
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4319, 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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