The Poynton's of Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

 Richard and Mouse Poynton of Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

Richard and Mouse Poynton of Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

 Jackie Cameron
A little while back the Poyntons of Cleopatra’s restaurant fame, came for a wine celler lunch.  What an absolute treat it was for myself and my students to spoil these culinary giants. Their comments after their lunch (huge thanks to the team at Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine for pulling off another fabulous event.)
— Jackie Cameron

What a fabulous, fabulous lunch we had! Wow - we were just blown away by the flavours, presentation and service. A very big thank you from us all. You have really got a wonderful establishment there and we salute you for your hard work and dedication to the task. You are so full of energy and you deserve to be highly successful in this brave adventure. South Africa is in dire need of a school such as yours and we are desperately hoping that some of your well-trained students will stay in KZN to keep our flag flying as well as give our KZN public a taste of what good food should be like.
— Richard and Mouse Poynton

These words really mean the world to me as when I came to the Midlands area all those years ago, Richard and Mouse really took me under their wing and supported me hugely as a young chef.  I shall never forget this.  I have spent many a memorable time at Cleopatras, a country farmhouse worth a visit.