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Letamo Game Estate | Cradle of Humankind, Krugersdorp 1739, South Africa (Formerly Forum Homini/ Roots)
+27 11 668 7000
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07:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:30
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East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 time we were called to our table (25min later), only one of us had received... More 

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Thank Petro L
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Thank maruschkar
Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Thank IsebelR
Toulouse, France
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 well the wines and introduces each one. A wonderful way to spend a romantic evening.

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Thank SimonP3131
Johannesburg
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 booked to go to Roots. Mbongi was a server for the evening - he was... More 

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Thank Errol & Tereza D
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 reception who promptly accommodated us. We were shown to a beautiful rest area overlooking the... More 

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Thank rleal0001
Benoni, South Africa
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to this restaurant and we weren't disappointed. Beautiful setting, albeit a bit of a drive. Very peaceful. Our table was on the veranda overlooking a pond. Decor is tasteful and not overpowering, ideally suited to the location. We had the set 4 course luncheon menu and were extremely impressed by the quality of the food.... More 

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Thank martinuksa
Atlanta, Georgia
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155 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The ambiance of the restaurant and the superior service were my lasting impressions of Roots restaurant. We enjoyed our special Constantia Glen wine dinner with a group of friends and adult children. The welcome drink on the outdoor patio was so relaxing at sunset, and I would love to go back during the day the next time we're in the... More 

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Thank ATLpch
South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We shared a relaxed anniversary dinner together in relaxed style . An excellent 6 course fixed menu with optional wine pairing made for a great evening with Masterchef style dishes and a roaming Sommelier describing and serving the wines .

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Thank Campbells777
Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A delectable 6 course Sunday lunch in a setting that forces you to relax and take in the gorgeous scenery. Wine pairing available with a very animated, knowledgeable sommelier. Good service. 3 hours of pure dining pleasure.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Cuisine
European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?