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roots restaurant

Letamo Game Estate | Cradle of Humankind, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
+27 11 668 7000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
“six courses” (7 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
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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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11 - 20 of 317 reviews

Reviewed February 7, 2018

We decided on the wine pairing menu. Off to a good start with Calamari tubes. The next course on the menu was salmon, according to the menu, and to our dismay, kingklip was served, crumbed and completely overcooked, with a wine that not compatible. Crispy...More

Thank Brenda B
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Dear Brenda B Let me start by assuring you that we ,as a team embrace your fair comment wholeheartedly and have made it our own. It goes without saying that we are most disappointing that you did not fully enjoy your dining experience with us...More

Reviewed January 17, 2018

We enjoyed a wonderfully peaceful breakfast on Friday morning at Roots. I have been for a Sunday tasting menu about 5 years ago, but enjoyed the breakfast even more, purely because the other patrons were of a different nature. The Sunday folks sat silently savoring...More

Thank Kokkelol
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place. Got there and first was welcomed by staff which was very frendly from the car Guard to the waiters. Well trained. Also atmosphere is elegant as you would expect for a fine dining experience. Food was very good. We had a set...More

Thank Charl C
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Dear Charl C Thank you so very much for your kind words.It is fantastic to read that you really enjoyed your time with us It was our pleasure to have and to host you. We are continually striving to enhance and better the flavor profile...More

Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful dinner and breakfast as usual. Can’t fault any of the six dinner courses or the five breakfast courses. We really enjoyed the cauliflower risotto, the best risotto I ever had. The two desserts was really amazing, and just when you think you can’t eat...More

Thank 209ritas
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Dear 209ritas. There is nothing that we delight in more ,than being part of and being able to share in special days and occasions in the lives of our guest and patrons alike. We view it as a massive honor to be able to take...More

Reviewed January 1, 2018

We had lunch there as a tour group. All was exceptional -- food, wine, service. Driving in, my group was a bit hesitant, but once we got to the sight, wow! And seeing all these awards on the wall, they are not given for nothing....More

Thank KristaE70
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Dear KristaE70 "Wow" Thank you so very much for giving us your stamp of "must visit" ,we truly appreciate your kind words on this platform.They mean just as much to us as the awards on our wall The pleasure of hosting you and your`e group...More

Reviewed December 21, 2017

If your looking for a romantic fancy 6 course Dinner and breakfast to match then this is your spot . Paired with some good wine .. the price is value for money

Thank 4Abade
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Dear 4Abade. As mentioned in my response to your other review on the hotel,we can only say thank you once more and that it was our absolute pleasure to have and to host you Kind Regards

Reviewed December 19, 2017

I went with my husband for a birthday lunch. It was very hot and we were surrounded by flies. The waiters tried to chase them away, but unfortunately did not work. Service good. Courses ok, not as good as they were. The last fine dining...More

Thank 577janineh
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Dear 577janineh. We know that we are only as good as the experience our last patron had ,while dining with us. I mention this as I want you to know that we embrace your comment wholeheartedly and is looking critically at our menu offering ,so...More

Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

My husband suprised me by booking Roots. Today was the 3rd time we have come. It was absolutely fantastic and divine and we will definately be returning again. The service is top notch, food delicious, perfect ambience, etc. I can definately recommend Roots.More

Thank Maryke K
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2018

Dear Maryke K First we would like to thank you for your continued support and sharing your kind words on this platform One always strive for consistency ,to have your patrons return regularly and have them indicate that they would definitely return in future ,well,we...More

Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

The waiters are great and very friendly! The food is delicious and the wine is a perfect pairing! The portions are small, but you have to keep in mind that it is fine dining!! I would suggest having some background music for a nicer ambiance.

Thank EraneJoubert
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2017

Dear EraneJoubert. Always such an extra compliment when our patrons comment on our staff in a positive manner. We are most pleased that you enjoyed your lunch with us and we have celebrated your comments among our team Kind Regards

Reviewed November 22, 2017

Had a company lunch here with four courses and accompanying wines today after hearing how fantastic this place was. First impressions were good and the location is outstanding but I have to say I was somewhat disappointed as the lunch progressed. Reading the reviews and...More

1  Thank martinw-sydney
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2017

Dear martinw-sydney. Thank you so much for sharing your experience on the tripadvisor platform and your fair comment. I assure you that the comments are most definitely on board ,and they have been shared among our team. Obviously we are most disappointed that your visit...More

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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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November 24, 2016|
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Definitely not
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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