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roots restaurant

Letamo Game Estate | Cradle of Humankind, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
+27 11 668 7000
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
“six courses” (7 reviews)
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European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Letamo Game Estate | Cradle of Humankind, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was good, however portions were tiny, and wine didn't always go well with all the courses. Flies everywhere whilst eating which is extremely disappointing.

Thank Jacobus N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were celebrating a birthday and based on the excellent reviews I chose Roots. I am rather disappointed all round. 1. Ingredients often didn't make "sense" to me. The watermelon in a creamy prawn curry was just not to my liking. 2. The chicken was...More

Thank lisakG3778XB
Maryke C, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to communicate with us. As an establishment that specializes in food and beverage services we do understand that we are open to our patrons scrutiny and critique, I mention this as I want to assure you that...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We went for a four course lunch on a lovely Friday afternoon. The setting is quite nice. The tables were rather bare, and had a dirty plate which had to be replaced. The serviced was initially very rushed. We asked the waiter to slow down...More

Thank PierreZA
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We decided to have a date night and ended up at Forum Homini. Dinner was enjoyed at the restaurant and what a pleasant experience. The menu, was a set 6 course menu. The duck breast was the best I ever had. The service was excellent....More

Thank W7008YGbernardm
Reviewed 12 September 2018

great service from staff, food excellent, curry and rice, your fish and chips it was really delicious, the least is endless

Thank nomangesim
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I love to visit Forum Homini on our trips to South Africa. Unfortunately, the service and food has deteriorated substantially from our last visit. The waiter description of our food were average. The worst though was the food presented at a so-called...More

1  Thank Sybrand73
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We were afforded the opportunity to visit Roots for the Sunday lunch, just 3 weeks after our previous visit. What a pleasant surprise! Our last visit was so much better than the previous. Thank you to all for a beautiful, relaxing afternoon. The menu was...More

Thank Kokkelol
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Professional staff Enjoyable 6 course dinner Highly recommended Very accommodating to dietry requirements and food allergies. We will definitely return. Only a short drive 50min from Jhb.

Thank Cat R
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Your 5 course breakfast was just as amazing as your dinner. On the deck looking over the calm water and grassland in the winter sun was so relaxing.

1  Thank Deon v
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We have had the opportunity to dine with Forum - Roots on 3 previous occasions a few years ago and was extremely happy with all 3 visits, a few years ago. HOW big was our disappointment this time!!! We rarely visit JHB and decided on...More

Thank sbK1778BI
Jaco M, General Manager at roots restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear Mr van Vuuren, Thank you for your feedback, which we take very seriously. I am pleased to confirm that I have sent you a full response to you personal email address. Kind Regards Maryke Coetzee

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6 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, 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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