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Beira Alta

Lifestyle Centre | Shop 6, Lifestyle Centre, Ballito 4418, South Africa
+27 32 946 2388
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“prawns” (76 reviews)
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“chourico” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lifestyle Centre | Shop 6, Lifestyle Centre, Ballito 4418, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were visiting Zimbali for a week and had dinner there twice .I'm a steak lover and my kids love Ribs and my sisters seafood . We all had our favourites . Well to perfection . not the fastest but then again we were a...More

Thank sehlulen2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been many times knowing one would always get a decent peri peri meal. But this time, chicken was over cooked and dry, prawns were soggy. Not a good meal but service was good. Expensive for what one got

Thank Andrew2105
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable. The periperi baby chicken and the salad are the stars of the shiw

Thank nathichonco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beira Alta is one of those must go to restaurants when on holiday in or near Ballito. It has a good reputation for good food. How disappointed we were when we went for dinner recently. The chicken livers starter were, as always, outstanding. And that...More

Thank Wilco U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We knew it to be a pricey spot so ordered the lunchtime specials menu - Food was good sized portions - not large but not small either. Chef Francesco (Mozambique) seemed to know what he was doing - prawns were very good with excellent seasoning...More

Thank nishal p
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We opted to go here as they offered seafood and steaks. We were not disappointed. The service was excellent and the food too. I had a sirloin which was soft and tender. There were 2 beef fillets and a pork belly dish on our table...More

Thank Phin M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This was the last place we thought would be enjoyable (especially for a toddler), but what a great experience. Service was exceptional, as they ensure our daughter gets the perfect meal (she has many food allergies). The Surf and Turf was worth every cent -...More

Thank voslooc
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped and enjoyed their amazing cuisine offered on their lunch menu special. There is something for everyone at a great value. The food is 5 star and delicious. Well worth a visit. We plan to have an evening meal on our next visit.

Thank rickinzim
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Dinner was great. I did not score the maximum beacause I felt that the full portion of prawns that I ordered (nearly 500R) was not worth the price. Also the prawns were pretty small to be queens

Thank Paolo M
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Good place. Everyone enjoyed their food. No complaints but no wow factor either. Good place you won't be disappointed.

Thank Peter M
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
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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