Arts Festival Special


Join us during July when the Plett ARTS Festival takes place. We’re offering specials on selected meals Down to Earth Restaurant in Plett from 01 July to 20th July. Enjoy Chicken Curry for only R85.00. Or have the Chicken and Shrimp for just R95.00. Booking advised – call us on 044 533 5843 or 084[…]

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Father’s Day ALL Weekend Special


Join us ANY day this weekend, ALL weekend for a Father’s Day Weekend Special at Down to Earth Restaurant in Plett. Enjoy OXTAIL with mash or rice and a glass of wine for only R100.00. Or tuck into a CHALMER STEAK with chips and a glass of wine, also for just R100.00.[…]

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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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Mother’s Day special on 14th May

Restaurant outside tables at riverside

Come to “Down to Earth” restaurant for Mother’s Day beside the river on Sunday 14th May. Our lunch special starts from 12.30 and we’ll be serving the following mouthwatering dishes:   Specials Salmon salad or Hake plus Chalmar Steaks Plus decadent homemade meringues and chocolate delights!!!   Bookings Bookings essential.[…]

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Have you tried our lemon yoghurt cake?

Lemon yogurt cake at Down to Earth restaurant

Have you tried our lemon yoghurt cake? Whether you’re a respected gastronome, a hungry traveler or just another incurable foodie with a sweet tooth, our restaurant ‘Down to Earth’ at Plett River Lodge on the banks of the Bitou River is just the place to unwind with a slice of[…]

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Beautiful wall hanging at Down to Earth

Wall hanging garden at Down to Earth restaurant in Plett

If you visit Down to Earth and are into hanging gardens, make sure you ask for a table on the verandah overlooking the river. Our wall hanging foliage really is quite beautiful and provides a peaceful environment in which to enjoy your lunch.

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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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