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Bel Punto

1 South Beach Road | Umdloti Beach Centre, Umdloti 4319, South Africa
+27 31 568 2407
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (51 reviews)
“seafood” (39 reviews)
“ravioli” (6 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1 South Beach Road | Umdloti Beach Centre, Umdloti 4319, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 339 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After a delayed flight from Joburg to King Shaka, our stop at Bel Punto was an awesome experience. Close to our accommodation but the service and amazing food was fantastic however the prawn platter we shared was extremely expensive. But we will go back there...More

Thank Cassandra B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb dining experience with an outstanding ocean view. A varied menu and great selection of wines and spirits. The service was impecible - quality of food excellent - overall atmosphere wonderful. A world class evening event for us! Highly recommend.

Thank T5301RSpaulg
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is fantastic. The staff are very well trained, friendly and attentive. The food is contemporary Italian. We had a table of 8 and every meal was a stand out. The consistency of the food has been incredible for as long as I can...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing experience! When you order the second bottle of wine and the waiter confirms that he has already anticipated the request and has it ready, then you know that you have come to the right place! I was part of a group of...More

Thank HeinDG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For our last night in South Africa we dined at Bel Punto. Our waitor was Munya. The food was a bit more pricy than inland, but it might just be the area as it's close to Durban. It's still cheap for European terms. We have...More

Thank Philip L
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and for your valuable feedback. We are glad you had a good experience with us and we do hope you enjoyed your visit to South Africa!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

delectable food, fantastic service, special ambiance sea views, awesome menu, grand wine selection and the Vespa paintings add to my liking the place

Thank Vis1701
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us so much! We hope to continue to see you coming back for many years to come! 

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for a late dinner after driving from Johannesburg and what an amzing experience it was, with superb tasting dishes - I had amazing calamari dish while my wife had a tasty resotto. The restaurant isn't cheap but is worth it.

Thank EA_Oussov
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review! We love a happy customer and we're looking forward to seeing you again when you're next in Durban.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service, food and ambiance of this restaurant is outstanding. The waitress was amazing with her enthusiasm to please and larger than life smile. Eating dinner watching the sunset over the sea while sipping on champagne is the best way to end a brilliant day....More

Thank Lisa M
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. We're so glad you enjoyed the food, service, and view! We hope to see you all again!

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Was there again for a business dinner. We were a table of 12. The service was very attentive and prompt. The most tastiest of starters and mains to share, which was a variety of prawns, calamari, veal, kingklip, lamb chops, chicken, seafood pizza, crumbed olives,...More

Thank Johnny D
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for such a wonderful review! We love a happy customer and we're looking forward to seeing you again when you're next in Durban.

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant never disappoints. It was my third time here, and anything I chose be it seafood pasta, seafood risotto or fish meal - all was amazing. The restaurant is situated right by the ocean, and has a great view. The staff is very friendly...More

Thank KirillOussov
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us! We're glad you enjoyed the food, wine, service, view and especially our seafood as it is one of our favourites! We hope to see you all again!

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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful day, tourist time booking is a must. Window seats make it a day or two
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 South Beach Road | Umdloti Beach Centre, Umdloti 4319, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Umdloti
  • Phone Number: +27 31 568 2407
  • E-mail
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.
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