Roots Restaurant bets on discounts

Hats off to Forum Homini Hotel & Roots Restaurant (located within Cradle of Humankind) for their comprehensive specials. It’s the first time that I come across a single hospitality establishment offering such a wide range of specials at a go. The festive season is around the corner and they have indeed pulled all the stops to ensure they attract maximum spending power with their extensive promos.

I thought I would share their list below…its long:

Forum Homini Hotel & Roots Restaurant

A) “The Very Last Minute” – Room only SPECIAL UNBELIEVABLE:  

R1,500 per couple sharing

  • Terms: Only valid Sunday – Wednesday nights until 14 Nov 2013
  • Dinner, breakfast or in-room picnics are NOT included and optional. Bookings required.

B) Year-end “Wine & Dine” functions

Year-end function packages:

  • 4-course lunch:  R295 pp
  • 5-course dinner: R395 pp


  • 3 menus to choose from 
  • Menus are available for bookings from 6-100 guests

C) Thursday IS Date night

Add spice, meaning and fun to your relationship!

  • Date night overnight package: R3,000 per couple sharing

(including a choice of bath menu OR a romantic upgrade, each valued at R500, sparkling wine on arrival, luxury accommodation and option of continental breakfast in-room for an early weekday start. Valid every Thursday, Subject to availability, until further notice.)

D) The Festive Season

Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s in style!

Christmas Eve – 24 December 2013

  • Dinner: R450 pp (incl 6-course dinner)
  • Overnight: R3,500 per couple (incl accommodation, 6-course dinner, gift & breakfast)

Christmas Day – 25 December 2013

  • Lunch: R650 pp (incl 6 course lunch & gift)
  • Overnight: R4,500 per couple (incl accommodation, 6 course lunch, 2 course dinner, gift & 5 course brunch)

Boxing Day – 26 December 2013

  • Brunch: R295 pp (incl 5-course brunch)

New Year’s Eve

  • Dinner: R650 pp (Incl 6 course dinner, welcome drink & MCC for NY countdown)
  • Overnight: R4,500 per couple (Including 6 course NY dinner, gift & 5-course brunch)

New Year’s day

  • Brunch :  R295 pp (Incl 5 course brunch)

E) Wine tasting special (2014 wine tasting calendar will be out shortly)

  • Enjoy a delectable food and wine pairing  evening at roots restaurant
  • Every first and third Friday evening  (unless otherwise stated)
  • Hosted by some of South Africa’s top winemakers.
  • An overnight package is designed for guests who would prefer to stay the night.
  • Valid on wine tasting evenings

Standard Luxury suites:

  • R3,500 per night per couple sharing *

Presidential or Honeymoon suite:

  • R4,950 per night per couple sharing *

* (Incl dinner with wine tasting dinner and wine teasers, accommodation and Saturday brunch for two)

F) Weekender – Sunday night special

Kick-start your week with a stay at Forum Homini

Standard Luxury suites

  • R2,000 per couple sharing *
  • R1,500 per night for single accommodation *

Presidential or Honeymoon suite:

R3,000 per couple sharing *

  • (Incl dinner, accommodation & breakfast.

   The following rates are not applicable over long weekends

G) Short notice

Book within 24 hours of your visit to Forum Homini or roots stay at a reduced rate.

Standard Luxury suites

R2,500 per couple sharing *

  • (Incl accommodation, dinner & breakfast)


All above-mentioned rates are subject to availability and may be changed by Forum Homini without any prior notice. These rates are net rates only and non-commissionable.

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Author: Muzi Mohale

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