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“One of the best dining experiences in Durban!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bel Punto

Bel Punto
Umdloti Centre, 1 South Beach Road, Umdloti, South Africa
2731 568 2407
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Ranked #3 of 9 Restaurants in Umdloti
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“One of the best dining experiences in Durban!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We regularly eat here, especially when entertaining international guests or celebrating a special occasion. The seafood, pasta and seasonal specials are some of the best in Durban. Although pricey, the quality and beautiful views of the ocean are well worth it.

Visited June 2013
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English first
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Excellent outlook and meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

On our way to the airport we stopped off at Bel Punto for a light lunch. It is in a beautiful position and the maitre'd was extremely helpful. We both had the fresh oysters to start followed by a white truffle ravioli drissled with olive oil (also a starter but adequate as a light meal). I had a glass of Boschendal Blanc de Noir which rounded off the meal beautifully. It was absolutely perfect for what we were looking for. We will be back.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great views, good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I try visit Bel Punto every time I go to Durban - the food is consistently good. Very busy, so make sure you book a table. We tried different pasta dishes this time around and they were good, but not amazing. I regretted not going for a prawn or langoustine dish as before.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Good Italian fare”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We really enjoyed our evening at Bel Punto. The service was very good and the food delicious. The osso bucco was excellent and we enjoyed the free foccacio served with olive oil and vinegar while waiting for our food to arrive.

Visited July 2013
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best Seafood in Durban”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This restaurant is definitely an all-time favourite. Just about everything on the menu is delicious. The prawns and langoustines never disappoint. And the service is always exceptional. Definitely not to be missed if you’re in Durban!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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