Festive Christmas Lunch at the Cradle of Humankind

What better place to spend the festive season?

Tumulus Restaurant inside the Maropeng Boutique Hotel at the Cradle of Humankind is perfect for a pre-lunch drink or sundowner and a tasty, light meal. Be sure to stop by on a Sunday for their scrumptious carvery too.

Or their festive Christmas Day Lunch! Since this is where it all began, why not bring the family to re-centre yourself for the new year and remember what’s important? Come by between 11am and 4pm.

Christmas Lunch Menu at Maropeng


  • Deconstructed Greek salad | assorted breads & preserves | white onion & chocolate soup with ciabatta
  • Smoked salmon pate with smashed avocado | greek meze platter
  • Curried gluten free pasta with sweet melon | beetroot & chutney salad
  • Chicken liver pate | garlic feta pate| mushroom & walnut pate


  • Succulent roast beef silverside | leg of lamb | roast gammon | stuffed turkey | battered hake | sage roasted chicken
  • Steamed rice | jacket potatoes | gnocchi with mushroom sauce| zesty chickpea patties with tomato and herb explosion
  • Baked spinach & feta | freshly steamed vegetables | glazed baby carrots
  • Dripping beef glaze | cranberry glaze | mushroom & thyme sauce


  • Steamed Christmas pudding | chocolate cake | choc chip cookies
  • Crème caramel | petit fours | traditional malva
  • Fresh fruit salad | marshmallow skewers | ice cream bar
  • Mousse trio | strawberry sauce

The cost is R350 per adult, R175 for children 10-12 years old and R90 for children 5-9 years old. To book, email: karabom@maropeng.co.za  or khumot@maropeng.co.za

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Directions to Maropeng Boutique Hotel
Cradle of Humankind

014 577 9000

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