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Umdloti Centre, 1 South Beach Road, Umdloti, South Africa
2731 568 2407
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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 7
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Food, very expensive

Some of the best food I've ever had but the prices are really expensive, but I guess it's the market they are catering for.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
FlameboyZA
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ottawa, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

It really doesn't! Fabulous Italian pasta, seafood and meats; bracing, celebratory wines; spectacular ocean vistas and breezes; attentive (but not intrusive) service; an upbeat vibe-- all this and more come together for a world-class dining experience. The calamari alla griglia were warm, bathed in garlic and lemon, stimulating the senses. The ossobuco was out of this world: succulent, sitting in... More 

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Piet Retief, South Africa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Just not quite as good as last time with regard to the food - all mains at our table lacked the "wow" factor although still tasty. Risotto was especially disappointing. Cheese platter also not impressive at all. Service excellent. Hostess is really good.

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Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Although torn between very good and excellent I'll give them the benefit of the doubt and go with excellent purely because of their food. As some others mentioned strong Portuguese influence with lots of seafood and tasty sauces. Atmosphere was beautiful on the deck overlooking the ocean. Slightly crowded on a Saturday night, but hey where isn't? Good service and... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Bel-Punto must be rated as one of the best restaurants when it comes to Home made dishes.I had Lasange for lunch and knocchi for supper.Priscilla had the Crayfish and she also raved about her meal.The fish cakes are made by the owners mom.Also the best I have ever tasted.The service is top class with staff well trained.I have been going... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had a really memorable evening yesterday at Bel Punto. Our table overlooked the Indian Ocean lit by a magical full moon. The welcome from the owner and our waiter Guelor was very warm, friendly and genuinely engaging and this set the tone immediately for a great evening. The food that was to come was just perfect. After the complimentary... More 

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Qualicum Beach
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60 reviews 60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Delicious! First the bring you an amazing flatbread to enjoy with olive oil and vinegar! We had lovely wine ( do not bring your own here, their selection is fab). There were four of us and everyone enjoyed their meal. We had prawns , calamari, and two of us had the evening appetiter specials. ALL great! Then we had Rack... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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304 reviews 304 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The welcome service food and wine were excellent . The fish of the Davy was well described and came as expected with very good presentation . As others have said on TA this is not a cheap restaurant but for the food and service along with the ocean view still good value

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South Africa
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144 reviews 144 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Bel Punto was on the list of restaurants my daughter wanted to eat at before heading off to Cape Town.This we did on the 18th January 2015.Ticked off the list and slightly ticked off the prices!SQ for most dishes is annoying. Our lango starter in a very insipid white wine sauce were 4 very small langos which could have passed... More 

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

I don't normally rush to review a restaurant, even when I've thoroughly enjoyed a meal. However because my dining experience was so horrific last night for what I paid, I've decided I had to write a review today. I have never felt more ripped off than I did after dining at Bel Punto last night. The prices they charge for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Some of the best food I've ever had but the prices are really expensive, but I guess it's the market they are catering for.

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  • Address: Umdloti Centre, 1 South Beach Road, Umdloti, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umdloti
  • Phone Number: 2731 568 2407

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