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roots restaurant

Letamo Game Estate | Cradle of Humankind, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
+27 11 668 7000
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“six courses” (7 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Letamo Game Estate | Cradle of Humankind, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 290 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved our experience. We arrived at sunset and enjoyed sun downers outside with pond full of bird life and buck cruising by in the distance. Service was excellent.. we enjoyed the experience with wine pairing along with fine cuisine and extremely interesting meal combinations and...More

Thank LAK010
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had been there 10 years ago, great German chef lovely location at the time. Went back a few times but felt the place had become more of a wedding venue.. Now after hearing good news went back and was very pleasantly surprised. Nice lazy Sunday...More

Thank Peter_Ahouse
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed an Anniversary Dinner here. Superb Staff, Food & Flawless evening. Yay ! Beautiful Presentation & Wine List. 5 Star Dining Experience.

Thank TheHotelGuru10
Reviewed 1 week ago

wine pairing is essential. good food and wine. outstanding dinner and breakfast. every course is special. great service.

Thank dunstan2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been a regular visitor to Roots for several years, as its good to get a break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Our most recent lunch was OK, but the quality of the food and prep was certainly not at the high...More

Thank PatBar2
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear PatBar2 Obviously not an easy task to read that you found us to be inconsistent in our quality over several visits.As maintaining and keeping our standards consistently is ultimately that which we strive for . We will also embrace your comment wholeheartedly and make...More

Reviewed August 10, 2017

Excellent 6 course meal with wine pairing. Excellent and friendly service! Well worth the money for a special occasion.

Thank Leader L
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Have not been there in a while, but last visit was great. The food is very exclusive and paired with good wines from all over. A bit expensive and would not be to everyone’s taste. Overall a nice place for a romantic dinner or special...More

Thank Hector C
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Expensive, small servings, flys everywhere, building poorly finished. Evening photos give wrong impression. The business seems to struggle.

Thank jack G
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Dear jack G Please be so kind as to directly contact me on JacoM@forumhomini.com as I would like to get a more in depth list of feedback items. Kind Regards

Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the experience. They had tasty food. Very good service as well. Beautiful view from the restaurant. And not too far from jozi

Thank Fadimatou S
Reviewed July 28, 2017

There is a set menu of about 8 courses which you can pair with wine. Don't be fooled by the size of each plate

Thank Janine B
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samheigan
December 6, 2016|
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Response from AltenHulme | Reviewed this property |
Hi Samantha. Best is to phone them. Their number is 011 668 7000. Enjoy!
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Esspreso
November 24, 2016|
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Response from selwyn n |
Definitely not
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Esspreso
November 24, 2016|
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Response from AltenHulme | Reviewed this property |
Haven't had breakfast there yet. There are many special b-day functions and I would highly recommend it!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $40
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Letamo Game Estate | Cradle of Humankind, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa (Formerly Forum Homini/ Roots)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Krugersdorp
  • Phone Number: +27 11 668 7000
  • E-mail
Description
Roots restaurant at Forum Homini Hotel is a destination for fine dining. Our creative team, produces delectable food from light and simple ingredients with exciting combinations in every dish. The daily degustation menus are individually paired with optional course matched wine teasers. Sharing delicious food and wine at your leisure with views over the lake and veld, is one of the most delightful things to do in Gauteng. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Monthly wine tastings are popular events. Luxury accommodation, meeting & special occasion facilities also available.
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