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Bel Punto

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Umdloti Centre, 1 South Beach Road | Umdloti Beach Centre, Umdloti, South Africa
2731 568 2407
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mid Illovo, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had an absolutely delicious mid week dinner with family. The wonderful hosts Vanessa and Emanual cater to your every need and the staff are exceptional. The seafood is fantastic and it has a well stocked cellar. The best restaurant on the coast with beautiful views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful expereince....Amazing food...great service from the staff and stunning vibe...we loved it! We will definitely be back 😊

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Thank TarrynCandiceW
Pretoria, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our stay in Umchlanga we had lunch at Bel Punto only 7km up the North coast, a short scenic drive along the M4. Amazing food and ambiance! Not to mention the view. Very friendly staff and hands-on owners. We will definitely be back! Thank you

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Thank Stellie59
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting right on the beach front! Courteous waiter, and great service. We had the most succulent baby chicken. Lots of seafood choices! We were told that no fresh fish was available, which I appreciate, as you are often told its fresh, and then it's not! I have been here a couple of times and have never been disappointed !... More 

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Thank Schempers
Johannesburg, South Africa
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with beautiful ambience and view. Very romantic setting and a well stocked wine cellar. Fantastic for an intimate evening out. Waiters were friendly. Food was great.

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Thank Sabzn
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We strive to maintain the highest quality and to have the Cantatore family passion for food shine through in all we do at Bel Punto. We are glad you enjoyed your meal as well as the view, ambiance and the service! More 

London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Back again for a special occasion with family. Chilly winters day , but excellent food and service. Clearly aimed at up market diners , but you get what you pay for. Busy as always , but not crammed on top of each other. Good wine list. Ask for table with a view.

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Thank Mikel235
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We strive to maintain the highest quality and to have the Cantatore family passion for food shine through in all we do at Bel Punto. We are glad you enjoyed your meal as well as the view and the service. We hope to have you back soon for your next special occasion! More 

Durban, South Africa
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Phenomenal meal, lovely personal restaurant for a family meal or date night. Great service from staff!

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Thank NkuleButhelezi
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We strive to maintain the highest quality and to have the Cantatore family passion for food shine through in all we do at Bel Punto. We are glad you enjoyed your Seafood as well as the view, ambiance and the service! More 

Durban, South Africa
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had Sunday lunch here and have to say that it was my best experience in a restaurant since I was there a couple of months ago.The reception we received to the waiter who served us to the quality of the food was first class.I have heard people say the restaurant is expensive but quite frankly I find the prices... More 

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Thank chris19502015
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We strive to maintain the highest quality and to have the Cantatore family passion for food shine through in all we do at Bel Punto. We are glad you enjoyed your meal as well as the view and the service. We love our lazy afternoon lunches and hope to have you back soon! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really good service, beautiful view, wonderful food - I ate there 3 times in my week by the sea. Loved it ! Oysters were fantastic and their special prawns were delicious ...

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Thank phauptfleisch
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We strive to maintain the highest quality and to have the Cantatore family passion for food shine through in all we do at Bel Punto. We are glad your seafood as it really is our specialty as well as the view and the service. We hope to have you back next time you are in... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We were there June 2016. Go for lunch and have the best view of the sea right across the road. We were there early evening but the weather was a bit inclement. We all had the prawns which were cooked perfectly. Can't fault food or service.

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Thank Sable_Joburg
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We strive to maintain the highest quality and to have the Cantatore family passion for food shine through in all we do at Bel Punto. We are glad all your meal as well as the view and the service. We hope to have you back soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Umdloti Centre, 1 South Beach Road | Umdloti Beach Centre, Umdloti, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umdloti
  • Phone Number: 2731 568 2407
Description
Bel Punto is an Italian fine dining restaurant that has been nestled in the heart of the North Coast town of Umdloti since 2004. Opening out on an expansive deck overlooking the Indian Ocean, a day or evening at Bel Punto can be rated amongst the most exceptional dining experiences in South Africa today. Part of the experience is the ever-present chance of sighting a pod of dolphins playing in the crisp surf and sunset drinks at Bel Punto are not to be missed. We specialize in Italian Food, best quality shellfish, exceptional grills and home made pastas and pizzas.

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