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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” (18 reviews)
“pork belly” (10 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4350, South Africa
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31 - 40 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Never ate at the place! Only see the vibe and while enjoying a great meal at a great price at bush Tavern the grumpy or drunk customers spoil my dinner by smoking outside right on the doorstep.

Thank Helgamaree
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Mundo Vida during the peak December period. From the time we arrived till the time we left staff were always on hand despite the restaurant having having numerous year end parties on the go. The menu is comprehensive and caters for all tastes....More

Thank GeorgeConnoisseur
MundoVida, Manager at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and to provide us with your feedback - it is always appreciated. We are happy to hear that your experience at Mundo Vida was to your satisfaction. We take great pride in our service and...More

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Two meals on 2 different occasions Good quality on both visits. Well informed waiter serving us who even remembered our preference for drinks.... will surely not miss an opportunity to pop in again.

1  Thank Anna-Marie and ... L
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I tried hard to fault anything but at last I had to give up.. absolutely amazing experience. Food, venue, service and attention to detail. I will rate this as the best restaurant I have EVER had the privilege to visit. Brilliantđź‘Ť

2  Thank Gerhardt N
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Often I have said I don't mind paying if I get what I am led to expect. Mondo Vida has met and exceeded my expectations. Service, 5 star, George, the Maitre d, suggested 4 different dishes and hit the nail on the head every time!...More

Thank Shawn N
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The trouble with dinner in Umdloti is you don't get to see the beautiful view! Food is good and service is professional and personable. Enjoyed the steak, but not the standard café pre-prepared chips.

Thank Jodi N
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This is the most welcoming restaurant I have been too. It's specials are to die for without being expensive. The wine list compliments all dishes and mention should also be made of the cocktails in particular the Rose Infused Martini. The views of the Indian...More

Thank Desmond G
MundoVida, Manager at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and to provide us with feedback - it is much appreciated. We are so delighted to hear that your experience at Mundo Vida was a memorable one and we do look forward forward to see...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

BEST EVER FOOD. The flavours literally explode in your mouth, top quality food! HIGHLY recommended. They seem to Specialise in FISH dishes. We started tapas style fish cakes (delicious firm tasty) duck spring rolls (made to perfection), and fish tempura (first for me in this...More

Thank Adrianamartini
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing New Years Eve at Mundo Vida last night. The food was incredible and the service was so great. We al had a great time and would definitely recommend!

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We had dinner at Mundo Vido and chose a table outside overlooking the ocean.The atmosphere was relaxing and food was tantalizing.We tried the linefish and lamb chops as main meals and the fish cake as a starter.The plates were well presented and the food is...More

Thank Wanderlust T
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Mark L
19 February 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, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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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