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roots restaurant

) #2 of 48 Restaurants in Krugersdorp ₹₹₹₹ European, , Gluten Free Options
Letamo Game Estate | Cradle of Humankind, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
+27 11 668 7000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (8 reviews)
“six courses” (7 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:30All hours
European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Letamo Game Estate | Cradle of Humankind, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Leader L
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Roots Restaurant at Forum Homini regularly features in the top ten restaurant lists for Greater Johannesburg and is a popular place for celebrations. We went for lunch to celebrate a friend's birthday and selected the tasting menu with wine pairing. Setting is great and...More

Thank DallenV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Roots holds a special place in my heart as it is where my husband and I were married six and a half years ago. Going there is a treat that we only manage every year or two which makes it even more memorable. We returned...More

Thank Roberta-Jayne
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This has become our favourite spot to celebrate achievements; when my wife got awarded her Doctorate, when she got appointed as a Professor, Anniversaries, special Birthdays; that sort of thing. Not once were we disappointed in our choice, and not once did we regret the...More

Thank Eugéne R
Reviewed 27 June 2017

I Have visited this restaurant several times and stayed in the Hotel. Whether its Christmas Lunch or a Special Occasion, I find this establishment always steps up to the mark with regards the variety of well balanced flavours and textures presented in each serving. The...More

Thank 369heather
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Questions & Answers
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!
25 November 2016|
Response from selwyn n |
Definitely not
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
  • 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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
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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