Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

Within a short time,Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse has become known as a place to experience the Gourmet factor, in  a small retreat like setting.

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is located in the heart of the Kwa-Zulu Natal Drakensberg. Its a 5 star lodge dedicated to gourmet food and rustic luxury at its  best..

Location:   Nestled in the heart of the Kwa-Zulu Natal Drakensberg,

Best time to visit:   South Africa’s climate offers advantages  in  both seasons

Approximate per night rate :  From R1695.00 per person per night Dinner, Bed and Breakfast  – includes teas, cakes and a light lunch

Lodging  activities:

Culinary, Cultural, History,Hikes/walks, Nature/Scenery, Bushman Rock  Art Paintings,

With just 11 rooms Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse, is the place  haven for those wanting to enjoy nature,mountain walks,  log fires, and a 7 course gourmet meal

 Natal horse riding themed room

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is what one would call a an intimate gourmet experience.

This area is quite special with its breath-taking mountain views,crystal clear  mountain streams, and  the beauty of the of the Drakensberg mountains.

Passion and dedication are the keywords in the Cleopatra kitchen – the  speciality is sauces.

Richard, the Chef, has long been obsessed with the reduction technique,which allow the full intense flavour of the food to shine through

Fresh ingredients are essential, which are picked from the gardens minutes before being served.

Dinner at Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse is a 7 course affair .



Richard talks you through every mouthful from frying pan to plate before you sit down to enjoy his creations, and he doesn’t mind telling you that Cleopatra’s food is all about the tastes, fun and passion that go into good country cooking!

Don’t forget to stay for breakfast as Cleopatra has a 3 course breakfast.


Activities  available from Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse are fishing, walking, horse rides in the Drakensberg

Some of the rock art in the Drakensberg dates back over 3000 years.The best sighting in our area is at Kamberg (Little Berg), a 20 minute drive from Cleopatra and a 2 hour walk.

Alternatively there is Rock Art at Giants Castle (Big Berg), a 45 minute drive, and a 45 minute walk with tours on the hour every hour from 09h00 – 15h00.