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“Crayfish Pasta”
Review of Bel Punto

Bel Punto
Ranked #1 of 10 Restaurants in Umdloti
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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.
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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Thank Zulu_Safaris_SA
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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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Thank Margaret J
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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 the owners personal touch is evident. I have never been disappointed. I have returned again and again with overseas visitors and love to showcase this restuarant as an example of what Durban has to offer. Just remember they are closed on a Monday and not open for lunch on a Tuesday. Make a reservation if you don't want to be disappointed. Finding parking during busy times can be challenging.

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Thank reddustofafrica
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Reviewed February 21, 2014

We have been many times to Bel Punto and have NEVER been disappointed! Excellent food. Well trained staff, but don't be in a hurry - service is not "slow" but they want you to relax and enjoy. Lovely view of ocean to compliment the food and wine. Enjoy the bar as well for a pre or post cocktail.
10/10 to management and staff

Thank Diane D
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Reviewed February 2, 2014

We had high expectations, perhaps that is what let us down, the food was very good though and the setting and service was lovely.

Thank SamhHolt
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