Old Greys gather for breakfast at Down to Earth

Old Grey boys at breakfast at Down to Earth

Whether it’s a quiet tea for two, or a function for fifty, Down to Earth is a great place to get together and spread the nostalgia. Last weekend it was the latter when a group of Grey High School old boys met up for breakfast in our restaurant with the current[…]

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The lunch menu at Down to Earth

Down to Earth restaurant in Plett

The lunch menu at Down to Earth just keeps on getting better and has never been fresher! Choose from our freshly picked salads which are grown on site (so they’re guaranteed to be crispy) or go for something meaty like calamari, chicken or fish. And for the super hungry meat[…]

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Have you tried our new breakfast menu?

Freshly baked bread at Down to Earth restaurant

Our new breakfast menu is out, and it’s not to be missed. With old favourites galore and new dishes aplenty, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. We are open every day of the week except Mondays (even our chef needs a break). So whether you just pop in or book[…]

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Down to Earth’s Valentine’s dinner a success

Diners enjoying Valentine's Day

Down to Earth had a great Valentines dinner on Tuesday 14th February 2017. The kitchen staff and waiters dressed in red to celebrate the occasion and carnations and roses adorned tables, along with red serviettes and chocolates to help diners get into the romantic spirit of the occasion. Take a[…]

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Down to Earth staff remember Joost van der Westhuizen

Down to Earth’s staff came to work today dressed in their SA Rugby shirts in remembrance of Springbok Rugby scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen who passed away on Monday 5th February following a nearly 6 year battle with MND (motor neuron disease). Joost played in 89 test matches for the national team[…]

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Belle Earth opening night in photos


The newest addition to Plett River Lodge, Belle Earth restaurant opened on Tuesday evening. Friends and invited guests attended and the event was enjoyed by all on what was another of the perfect Plett summer evenings we have experienced recently. The new restaurant will serve light meals and fresh and tasty variety[…]

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Belle Earth restaurant opening this December

A delightful new addition to ‘Down to Earth’ on the banks of the Bitou River, Belle Earth will open this December 2016 with a fresh and tasty variety of seasonal salads with ingredients sourced from Down to Earth’s own vegetable garden. Visitors can enjoy salads, wine, coffee and cake at the[…]

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Fancy some freshly baked bread?

This is Siya, our head waiter, with a loaf of freshly baked bread. Come join us for hearty lunch near the fireplace, or on the river bank. We have a new winter menu and some old favourites. Phone 044 533 5843 for details and to make a reservation.

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