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Beira Alta

Lifestyle Centre | Shop 6, Lifestyle Centre, Ballito 4418, South Africa
+27 32 946 2388
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (74 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“bacalhau” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lifestyle Centre | Shop 6, Lifestyle Centre, Ballito 4418, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One word.... simply excellent! I come to Ballito every 3 months and this restaurant is a must. Must try the mom's fried prawns...cannot ask for better

Thank Paolo M
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Thorsby, Alabama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beira Alta was a wonderful choice for dinner. The restaurant space was beautiful. Came with a large group of friends and had the chef recommend what we should order to share as a large group. We were presented with a delicious variety of dinner options...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

by far the best restaurant in the Ballito area , we try other restaurants and always come back to the Byra Alta , well done , consistant and great

Thank Pierre d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here because of it's TA rating, not disappointed. Excellent food, we had the steaks and they were perfect. Thanks everyone for your great service.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and i eat out quite a bit, we have travelled a lot, we have been to Beira Alta before a few times as there Chicken Livers are excellent. A couple of nights ago 24/02/18 we decided to see what new restaurants had opened...More

Thank Glenkd
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love the seafood here. Food is consistently good. Excellent per peri chicken. Small, value for money lunch menu in the off season. We drive through from Durban for dinner as we know we will enjoy the meal, and don’t want the risk of poor quality...More

Thank Veschini M
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Perhaps it's just fate that the two times I've been to Julio's on the Bay I've been irritated by the staff / owner. I've been to other Portuguese restaurants: Julio's Glenwood, A Tasca and Neo Cafe', and BEIRA ALTA of course, and have NEVER been...More

Thank Andrew_Durban460
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Lunch menu is superb!!! Generous portions,delicious and good value for money!! Also, excellent service from the from the jovial and friendly staff!!!

1  Thank Kosalen
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We've been going to Beira Alta Ballito over the years as a treat during our annual vacation at the coast but our last visit did not leave a good memory for the following main reasons: - it has become very expensive! - portions have shrunk!...More

1  Thank Dario C
Reviewed 4 January 2018

My wife and I had done a late breakfast and were looking for a light lunch.We popped into Beira Alta and decided to ask to share the half chicken and prwans.This was no problemI asked for the chicken to be lightly basted with sauce seperately.This...More

1  Thank chris19502015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lifestyle Centre | Shop 6, Lifestyle Centre, Ballito 4418, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Ballito
  • Phone Number: +27 32 946 2388
  • E-mail
Situated in the lush town of Ballito, a jewel on the KwaZulu Natal North Coast. Beira Alta has become synonymous with discerning diners looking for generous portions and Portuguese fare with a spicy African influence. Owner run and managed we pride our selves on warm hospitality, contemporary vibe and food that is cooked fresh.
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