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“A piece of Portugal” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Beira Alta

Beira Alta
Lifestyle Centre, Ballito, South Africa
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Ranked #5 of 57 Restaurants in Ballito
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: this is a portugese restaurant renowned for its seafood, very popular in Durban.
Ballito, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A piece of Portugal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

For consistent good food, good service, great atmosphere and a total dining out experience, Beira Alta offers authentic Portuguese food with one of the most delicious peri peri sauces on the planet. Don't forget to ask for a bottle to take home

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Ballito, South Africa
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Consistently Good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I live in the area of Ballito and have a fairly large choice of restaurants to visit. Beira Alta has been in existence since the shopping centre was completed and has always been a consistently reliable choice. While some restaurants come and go - often because they do not meet expectations - Beira Alta has not changed its approach to service and quality. That is the standard of any good restaurant.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Durban, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Finger licking good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We love prawns and one of the best prawns we have had was on a beach in Mozambique. These are the only prawns that we have had in S.A. that come close. Their mom's pan fried prawns is absolutely delectable and will leave you licking your fingers. It's a bit of a drive from Durban but so worth it.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Last had Portuguese cuisine like this in Luanda. Service was exraordinary. Quality high. Ambience European. Little pricey but compared to feeding houses like Spur but well worth the effort. Definitely a recommendation.

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London, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 51 cities Reviews in 51 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Sadly extremely average ”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

It used to be the place to go. But sadly it traded on reputation and has become average. The service, the food, everything is average. We were 4 people and after the 3 course meal everybody asked how was the meal and strangely everybody said it was just ok. Nothing great. Nothing bad. Pity. Thus used to be an awesome place.

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