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Mundo Vida

1 South Beach Road, Umdloti 4350, South Africa
+27 31 568 2286
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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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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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

In a 1 week period we visited this restaurant twice for dinner and once for lunch. The Sirloin Cardinal was magnificent, the Chicken Curry was delicious and the vegetable Gratin was tasty. The menu is really interesting and when ladies dine with ladies you get...More

Thank BarnabiEnslin
MundoVida, Manager at Mundo Vida, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and to provide us with your positive feedback - it is always appreciated. We look forward to seeing you back soon in the near future.

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Located at across Umdloti Beach on the 1st floor, offers a spectacular view of the Indian Ocean. They have seating indoors and outdoor. The waiter taking the order said that they were about the close the kitchen in some time, so he wanted me to...More

Thank spoonsandwings
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had my mom's 60th birthday at Mundo Vida last week. The location is beautiful, the staff are AMAZING, gracious, helpful, accommodating and just wonderful. The food was exquisite. Joni, Raven and the team went out of their way to ensure my mom and our...More

Thank joanneachary
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Mundo Vida has consistently been an amazing experience. Great food and the fish must be the best in Durban. My recent meal was unsurpassable and memorable and I cant recall when last I had such a perfect meal. It was an exceptional experience and occasion...More

Thank helgaard2016
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I had a business dinner, with wives, there recently. The meal was superb with good and attentive service. The waiter was knowledgeable and efficient.

Thank 129dw
Reviewed 3 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 21 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 26 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 24 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. Brilliant👍

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
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 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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