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Bel Punto

Umdloti Centre, 1 South Beach Road, Umdloti, South Africa
2731 568 2407
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Ranked #3 of 7 Restaurants in Umdloti
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 16, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Durban, South Africa
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We were treated to a meal at Bel Punto last night and it was excellent. Both food and service are top class. We had a very attentive and knowledgeable waitron - his meal suggestions were great. The fried olives for starters were some of the best I have tasted and our seafood mains were outstanding - the fish of the... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The restaurant is the brain child of an established businessman who knows how to keep the clientele happy. It boasts the best position on the small promenade of this sleepy hollow, but don;t think you'll get bored while dining out at Bel Punto as guests come from far and wide. We did just that , to celebrate a family members... More

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Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Friends raved about the restaurant so we were excited about going. The view is great. Service was great. It ends there. Very very noisy. Food took ages to arrive. We had mussels for starters. Nice but very few compared with mussel pots in other restaurants. I had the ox tail which was nice but bland. I had to add chilli... More

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Love this restaurant. Go there often and enjoy it every time. Great atmosphere, great views, great service and fantastic food. Not cheap but you will not find better anywhere. My favourite is the Cherry Flambe for desert.

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Hillcrest, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

My wife chose to go back to Bel Punto for her birthday as we had celebrated there last year. On a perfect cloudless, windless Durban winters day the view from our table on the covered verandah next to the railing added to the excellence of the food. Oysters, crayfish with angel hair pasta, risotto vitello and grilled prawns were rated... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We were in Durban this last weekend and decided to stop off and have lunch in Umdloti. Bel Punto seemed like a good choice from a position perspective as the views from their open balcony over the ocean are outstanding. We ordered the Parma ham pizza and the stuffed calamari, both of which were the more pricey choices in their... More

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Durban, South Africa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Had lunch there recently. It was an amazing sunday, perfect weather, a table with sea views and a most enjoyable meal had by all. The restaurant was buzzing which is a sign that the food is excellent. Extensive wine list including a selection of award winnig wines catering for all tastes. Meal choices worth mentioning were the Veal with mushrooms... More

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Durban, South Africa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I love the crayfish pasta. Its not on the regular menu apparently but they will make it on any day other the allocated one day a week slot. THe food there is consistently good. Its busy, so make a reservation. A little pricey but well worth it. Great view!

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Berkshire
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We only stayed in Umdloti for one night and our host suggested this restaurant to us. It was very busy, but service was fine. The food was exceptionally good. My husband had the steak which was cooked to perfection and I enjoyed the seafood. Not the cheapest of places to eat, but certainly worth what we paid.

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Durban
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This is a place for a romantic or special occasion supper or a business lunch. The menu Mediterranean and fits with its seaside location. Both classic Italian dishes and innovative dishes grace the menu. The wine list is impressive and worthy of an award. I have had business lunches and supper here on several occasions. The food is impressive and... More

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