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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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“salmon” (16 reviews)
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4350, South Africa
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

The proprietor and chef are family and their personal touch comes through in everything they do. The staff are attentive and also know their menu. We enjoyed the food - its of an excellent quality but I think the ambience is enhanced by the staff

1  Thank SZavahir
Reviewed July 23, 2016

I visit family in Umdloti several times a year, oddly enough we have never had a meal at Mundo Vida before. The location is stunning and the restaurant has good ambiance. The service was excellent. We went as a family group with children aged 5,...More

Thank Sula1968
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Had a great meal at Mundo Vido,we had a great table on the veranda with stunning sea views.Our waiter Raven was superb and eager to help.The food was good although a little on the pricey side.The wine list is comprehensive but expensive.Overall a good special...More

1  Thank gcdurban
Reviewed June 29, 2016

A special evening - lovely prawns and my vegan daughter enjoyed having a choice of what to eat other than salad and chips which are the usual offerings. A little on the proceed side for the portions. Good, discreet service

Thank cindHoffmann
Reviewed June 29, 2016

met up with some "old friends" from way back when and enjoyed some top quality food & wine in what is probably the only top quality restaurant in the area. great service, terrific food, fine wine. Couldn't have been better.

Thank MandY1943
Reviewed June 27, 2016

On a recent drive, we spontaneously decided to have lunch and tried the Mundo Vida. We arrived for lunch without a reservation and were very pleased when the owner said she could accommodate us about half an hour later. We were eventually seated at a...More

2  Thank Ramack
Reviewed June 25, 2016

From starters to dessert, the meal was fabulous. We had the slow roasted duck, gumberi prawns, fillet steak and baby chicken, all of which were cooked to perfection. We finished off with the banting cheesecake which was excellent. The outdoor seating overlooking the sea added...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed June 19, 2016

We celebrated Father's day at Mundo Vida.After a few phone calls reminding us of our booking we duly arrived shortly after 1:00pm.We had not forgotten!! The view is magnificent.We were joined by long time friends.Chatting always mask medicre service.Our waitress was impatient,hurrying us with our...More

Thank SonoraSouthAfrica
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

What a superb lunch. Every meal was magnificent. Had the Spanish mussels. Saffron was so delicate but powerful. Peri peri chicken cooked in wood fired pizza oven so nicely charged. But the meal of the day was without doubt the roasted Salmon. Coated in almonds...More

Thank Lee_Durban
Reviewed June 5, 2016

The most beautiful dining experience ever, beautifully served food. I had the queen prawns being a seafood lover and my husband, the roast duck. Superb and stunning views! Atmosphere beautiful and serene. Personalized service as the owner takes your orders with the assistance of a...More

Thank rajeshrees2016
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Mark L
Can I book the best table in he house on Monday 13th March for dinner around 7.30 pm
February 19, 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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