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Beira Alta

Lifestyle Centre | Shop 6, Lifestyle Centre, Ballito 4418, South Africa
+27 32 946 2388
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (68 reviews)
“bacalhau” (5 reviews)
“chicken” (27 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Lifestyle Centre | Shop 6, Lifestyle Centre, Ballito 4418, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 297 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a booking and requested a specific seating area. On arrival no record of the requested seating was evident and the area was full!. The "music" was set to a radio channel with a mix of music and dialogue; this is a restaurant not...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been frequent visitors to Beira alta. Was always good. Three weeks ago we went and it was not the same standard. Prawns were just ok. We went on Sunday and had a terrible meal. I ordered the seafood rice which is normally lovely....More

Thank Mespey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Prawns and Fillet by far!! Went there twice on our holiday and I can happily say the food was excellent!!

Thank Rozanne V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Portuguese restaurant with consistent quality and service. Genuine authentic Portuguese food at its best. Good wine selection.

Thank RaymondLang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Portuguese fare with lots of delicious choices. The best chicken livers and crispy rolls. Combos always good - chicken, prawns, calamari always a sure bet! Excellent value available on the lunch menu.

Thank Loren T
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

At the time of my visit the place looked closed due to work in the car park. It isn't... A nice welcome, good menu and we'll cooked food awaits. A very pleasant restaurant catering for all tastes.

Thank Ash B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Have been coming for a number of years for the seafood platter. The platter seems to mirror the state of our beloved country, slowly getting worse at every visit. Hopefully, there is a cure to the steady decline of the food quality

Thank Christian B
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Quite simply the most amazing food we have had in SA so far!! Casual dinning with fantastic flavour & great ambiance... DONT walk past Beira Alta!! You will not regret going in and having a meal!!!

Thank Claudia H
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The service from our waiter kenny was perfect. We ask and he delivered,very good menu knowledge ect. The food ok nothing memorable no love in playing or garnishing, quite sad.i would go back for drinks but not the food.

Thank tony k
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The tables and chairs and arrangement was not what i expected of a top notch restaurant. The table clothes appeared smudged but on closer inspection that was due to the unfortunate choice of the motif. The waiter was also not really helpful or knowledgeable. BUT...More

Thank kdgarlipp
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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