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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
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (8 reviews)
“six courses” (6 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Letamo Game Estate | Cradle of Humankind, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 275 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dinner was included in our overnight stay. Presentation was good. Staff friendly. But most food cold, sent it back, still cold. Where seated by 7 and only finished @10!! You could see how bored people around where because of all the waiting. Were easy to...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The food and service are sublime! We tasted things I had never imagined and loved the experience! Ambiance is so peaceful and really feels like you are far away from the madding crowd

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I was unsure what to expect with the mixed reviews I have read on TripAdvisor. However we really enjoyed the 6 six course tasting menu, with the wine pairing, which I would recommend.. The food was excellent with service to match and they went a...More

Thank Carl B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We attended a wedding and was quite exited to experience this highly awarded restaurant at someone else's expense. Bar service was extremely slow and not sure whether the flies were purposely arranged to entertain the guests whilst waiting for their drinks. For a 5 Star...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

On Easter Saturday, three of us arrived at Roots, hungry and full of anticipation - so much so that we arrived half an hour prior to our booking! We announced our arrival and asked if we could sit outside and have a pre-drink. By the...More

Thank Petro L
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Of you want fine dining Roots is just the thing. The desert was amazing, food little bit small, however still very tasty!!

Thank maruschkar
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Nice environment - awesome food. Flies were absolutely annoying... Service at some times a bit slow - though I think it's worth a visit. Food is really good and very nicely presented.

Thank IsebelR
Reviewed 2 April 2017

An idealic restaurant for Gourmet food. Beautiful menu and good service. Cannot recommend enough if you like gourmet food, trying new wines and relaxed atmosphere. If you like wine take the dégustation menu with a different glass matched to each course. The sommelier knows very...More

Thank SimonP3131
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We have always loved Roots and once again booked for our visitor from Philadelphia. We have just come back from a roudntrip to CT and some of the best restaurants and she has just returned from Sabi Sabi. As it was her last night I...More

Thank Errol & Tereza D
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My girfriend and I decided to pay a visit to Roots on Human Rights Day. It was not planned but a spur of the moment thing. On arrival we were told that we should have made a reservation. I spoke to the young lady at...More

Thank rleal0001
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samheigan
Hi, Do you have a Christmas lunch special on Christmas day, if so, is there still space available, for 3 adults. What are the costs involved. Samantha
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!
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Esspreso
Is the breakfast wort traveling from Pretoria? And will you do anything special for a 50th birthday as I am bringing my Mother for her's.
25 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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 Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:30
Monday
07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:30
Thursday
07:00 - 23:30
Friday
07:00 - 23:30
Saturday
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
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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