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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%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (8 reviews)
“six courses” (7 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
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European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Letamo Game Estate | Cradle of Humankind, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
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Reviewed today

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 today

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 3 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 10 August 2017

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

Thank Leader L
Reviewed 10 August 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 8 August 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 15 August 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 4 August 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 28 July 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
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely venue Very quiet when we arrived only theee couples , the music sound system wasn't working but the wine tasting kept us busy especially the wine steward, food was good but I am a chef and when it is easy to copy food for...More

Thank hekpoortheksie
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6 December 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!
24 November 2016|
Response from selwyn n |
Definitely not
24 November 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
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
Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
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
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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