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Mundo Vida

1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4319, South Africa
+27 31 568 2286
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (21 reviews)
“pork belly” (12 reviews)
“prawns” (28 reviews)
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Oceanic views from an excellent restaurant are scarce.... and we found one, an outstanding one, that’s reasonably priced too. R200 for a four course luncheon or dinner - Monday to Saturday. A soup starter, following by a choice of 4, then a choice of mains...More

Thank trish9012018
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The service was impeccable! The sea food was some of the best I have ever had! To top it all off the bill didn't break my bank account! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone!

Thank Tsitsi M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We live mostly in the U.S., but with my husband being S. African, we spend a decent amount of time in Umdloti. Mundo Vida has always been one of my all time favorite restaurants, but when I went vegan for my arthritis, I thought my...More

Thank Debra A
MundoVida, Owner at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Debra, So happy you enjoyed your meal - many thanks for the wonderful compliments - much appreciated. Vegetarians and vegans (especially) often have such limited and uninteresting menu options in restaurants - we want the vegetarian and vegan experience at Mundo Vida to be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very well priced four course dinner. Beautiful plates of food and the waiters are really well trained. The prawns were delicious and fresh. Will definitely recommend this spot.

Thank Willem D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was both slow and intrusive at the same time. That's quite a feat of achievement really. The food was unremarkable although I do seem to remember some it it being quite spiced. The wine list was extensive and also rather expensive. The lavatories...More

Thank Poisonwells
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Working in the wine industry I comprehend the need for outstanding hospitality and Mundo Vida ticks all of the above boxes. We had a fantastic lunch with some monkey entertainment! Our host Denise was exceptional! Working for De Wetshof I would love to see that...More

Thank Heinrich B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I last visited this restaurant 7 years ago. It has been refurbished making it far more cosy and the outside section can be protected from the wind. This restaurant is fairly expensive but they have a 4 course lunch menu for R200 with a good...More

Thank Lorj03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brunch, lunch or dinner - you won’t be disappointed! They have recently refurbished and have had a menu enhancement. They still have the old favorites, with a few more delicious dishes. Our normal go to is the Deluxe Seafood platter - with prawns, langoustines, baby...More

Thank Vanessa N
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Mundo Vida Umdloti Sunday lunch After being recommended this restaurant we decided to give it a try. Was quite full for a.sunday. the food was ok. My rack of lamb was 2 chops. The rib eye was not what we ordered. Came well done instead...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Quality of sea food for a seaside restaurant below average. Plain decor, ambience confusing, service lethargic.

Thank maroos13
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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
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings
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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