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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%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (18 reviews)
“pork belly” (11 reviews)
“prawns” (25 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4350, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent starters, mains were duck and ribeye steak. Duck looked good but ribeye not the greatest, full of gristle which should not be with this cut. Nevertheless very tasty, well presented and excellent service in a pleasant environment

Thank Andrew2105
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for our last dinner in KZN which was really good. The service is friendly, the food is really delicious and we were very impressed with all the different flavours in the different dishes. We definitely recommend this place for those looking for...More

Thank Phyllis M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made a special trip to take our family for the Asian Pork Belly The setting is incredible and the restaurant is always clean and crisp. The cuisine was exemplary as always. The Asian Pork Belly is done in a Dragon sauce and perfectly cooked....More

Thank Lizelle7
MundoVida, Manager at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review and mentioning that we are one of your favourite Restaurants. We are delighted to hear that your experience at Mundo Vida was to your satisfaction. We do look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 9 December 2017

This restaurant is on the first floor and you can either sit on the wooden veranda or inside. We chose inside as although it was sunset and it was a lovely view over the sea, we thought it was going to rain, which it did....More

Thank juliaelizabethann
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Every second or third month for the past 3 years we go to this lovely restaurant for lunch and we have lovely food every time, the service is excellent and the sea view to die for. We were there on Tuesday the 22 November and...More

Thank n0nk0sim
Reviewed 12 November 2017

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 11 November 2017 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 23 October 2017 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
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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