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Mundo Vida

1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4350, South Africa
+27 31 568 2286
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4350, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had booked a meal here from Bristol UK before we even left home, and predictably were delayed well beyond the time we'd booked. The staff were delightful and welcomed us with charm and generosity. And my! The food! We had some barracuda and some...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sit eating a delicious meal, watching the beach and waves roll in. Good food, good service too. Special occassions can be celebrated in style. Worth the visitMore

Thank Mark L
MundoVida, Manager at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and to provide us with your feedback - it is always appreciated. We take great pride in our service and cuisine and are grateful that you had a memorable experience. We do look forward to...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I decided to come here on a Saturday night for a bit of a feast. I started with a margarita which was nice. For appetizer I ordered the entre barracuda with a glass of white wine and a bottle of water. Fish was delicious. The...More

Thank watersev
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Made an impromptu stop...but an excellent choice. Opposite the beach with great views of the splashing waves. Our meals were excellent and the service superb.

Thank Krishan1234
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We had a wonderfulp lunch on our way to the airport at the end of our holiday. A week earlier I visited the place with a friend and they offered me their speciality: langoustine in a steam basket. The waiter recognized me and offered me...More

Thank Renze K
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view of the ocean. Amazing food and great service. Highly recommended! Blankets provided for those sitting outside. 👍👍

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

The family and I took a break over the long weekend in April. Whilst we were in Umhloti we decided to have supper at this restaurant. Great view of the ocean. Service was a little slow as they had just got into the swing of...More

Thank Demetri T
MundoVida, Manager at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and provide us with your feedback - it is always appreciated. We are happy to hear that your whole family had a pleasant experience at Mundo Vida. We take great pride in our service and...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great location and food but be warned that our server Prosper tried relentlessly to upsell us and got an attitude when most of us ordered the lunch special. He kept telling us the lunch specials were very small and we kept telling him that was...More

Thank wgxsa
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Im such a fan of this restaurant. It is consistantly great in all areas The service is always outstanding and the food arrives quickly and is always good. The venue is very well decorated and classy. it is possitioned overlooking the Indian ocean. The chairs...More

Thank kerrygibson69
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Go often for lunch and been there a few times for dinner, fine dining at its best in the most awesome setting a few meters away from the Indian Ocean. Joni and her team are always at the top of their game so expect nothing...More

Thank dhevanmoodley66
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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, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
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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
  • 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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