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1 South Beach Road | Umdloti Beach Centre, Umdloti 4319, South Africa
+27 31 568 2407
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch on our friend's 83rd birthday. The experience could not have been better. The staff are totally professional, the manager was friendly and interacts with the guests. The 80 year young lady in the kitchen only allows perfect meals to be served. The view of the ocean is spectacular. Overall a great lunch.

Thank Tim T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious. The service was excellent. We enjoyed our dinner with a stunning view of the ocean. We will definitely visit again soon.

Thank Natasha S
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot. Very popular so to get a table at the window overlooking the sea, you need to book. I enjoyed my food, but my partner's ravioli was too soft.

Thank PennydeVries
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went twice to this restaurant. On the deck you hear the ocean and can eat very, very good Italian food, lots of fresh seafood. The service is excellent and the crew so good-humored.

Thank Monika R
Centurion, South Africa
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty food, great service, awesome views. We had some moijotos and a light meal. The calamari starter was great, so was the fish cakes and the chicken livers. Definite recommendation and will definitely return..

1 Thank Tracy N
Gauteng, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated our 24 wedding anniversary dinner at Bel Punto and have to compliment the staff and venue – Stephen our waiter treated us like royalty and the food was divine – Compliments to the chef’s and kitchen staff – We will recommend this venue to anyone who wants to experience fine food and a bubbling atmosphere. Thanks again Bel... More 

Thank jpholmes001
Johannesburg, South Africa
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely good service and outstanding food. My husband has not ordered fresh Kingklip in years because he is continually disappointed. He gave it one last shot and is happy to drive 6 hours from Johannesburg to have this dish again. You can be very sure that only the freshest ingredients are used. The setting is ideal looking over the ocean.

Thank fiona k
Port Edward, South Africa
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I visited your restaurant on the 23rd of April. We were the first guests to arrive and a bit early. Your manager Ndumiso welcomed us in and immediately made us feel at home and got us a waiter Mugo who looked after us until late that afternoon when we finally left :) We had such a brilliant... More 

Thank CamienE
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very good italian restaurant in Umdloti. The menu is varied and you have a lot to choose from. The staff is attentive and alert and suggest food and wine. Very good!

Thank hellobello68
1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We had a fantastic evening at Bel Punto. The food was excellent- probably the best seafood restaurant in the area- and the service was exceptional. Our waiter (Blessing) recommended some delicious starters of crayfish & avo and oven baked prawns that I would highly recommend! A lovely evening with a wonderful view of the Indian Ocean. We will be back!

Thank foodie12379
belpuntoumdloti, Public Relations Manager at Bel Punto, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your night with us. The crayfish and avo and oven baked prawns are also some of our favourites! We can't wait to see you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?