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Mundo Vida

1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4350, South Africa
+27 31 568 2286
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (18 reviews)
“pork belly” (10 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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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

We had a couple of friends from the Cape visiting, and treated them for lunch at Munda Vida. The house was packed with a group off French tourists, but that did not worry the usual good service. Amazing food Joni....

Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took my daughter and her friend for their last meal to Mundo Vida as we all know their food is brilliant and the view something to remember!! We had Pork Ribs Special and Baked Camembert in sesame Seeds as starters with a Focassia. All...More

Thank Mirinda K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful sunny Saturday lunch overlooking the beach. The staff were professional and attentive. The food was truly incredible. I had the fillet with prawns. It was cooked to perfection. The prawns were fresh. The vegetables were wonderful. A fabulous meal. We also ordered the...More

Thank Lizelle7
Reviewed 5 October 2017

When we visited last year, we loved the food and the service, but on our return this week we were extremely disappointed. We were told of a gravalax special starter, but what was delivered was at best a kind of salmon salad mayonnaise. Gravalax is...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Once you are up on the deck with the view of the sea, you forget that you are above a petrol station! We settled for the 4 course lunchtime special. A really good choice. Delicious soup, Duck spring rolls, Asian pork belly and creme brulee...More

Thank Mishdawg
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Although my sons choice is always Bel Punto everytime my daughter visits from Scotland it is Mundo.My daughter had as usual the pork belly and I had fillet with marrowbone on the side.Both meals were fantastic.Service was really good and accommodating.

Thank chris19502015
Reviewed 10 September 2017 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 13 September 2017

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 25 August 2017

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.

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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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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
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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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