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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” (23 reviews)
“pork belly” (12 reviews)
“prawns” (30 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

We were taken with the view from the restaurant of the beach and ocean shown on a food website and decided to pay a visit for lunch. We were not disappointed. The restaurant offers daily specials. We chose the Louisiana Prawns and Deep Fried Clamari...More

Thank tarkastad
Reviewed 5 days ago

Up a flight of stairs takes you to seafood heaven. A stunning well positioned venue, offering 180 degree views of the Umhloti beachfront. Upmarket and stylish, you are greeted at the door before being shown to your table. A good winelist to select from and...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just called in on the off chance and had one of the best meals of the whole holiday, which is saying a lot for South Africa. Lovely restaurant with nice views out over the beach and sea.

Thank Mike5656
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing food and service. Prices are value for money and one can taste the love they put in their food with every bite! All the staff went out of their way to make it absolutely amazing! I rate 5 stars definately!!

Thank Natasja T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our second time dining here and as with the first visit, we were totally blown away by a fantastic combination of very tasty food and outstanding service. For starters we chose Calamari and something called the Poke bowl which was an Asian inspired dish of...More

Thank DBWeston
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Without doubt some of the best prawns in a long time. Large, firm and tasty. Fresh Barracuda was also a winner, only little disappointment was the Poke Salmon which was the smallest piece of fish on a bowl of greens. Well priced wines and attentive...More

Thank gramench
Reviewed 23 September 2018 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 22 September 2018 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 20 September 2018

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 22 September 2018

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 17 September 2018 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
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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
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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