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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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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Fresh salads straight from our garden

The best thing about Belle Earth’s salads is that they’re sourced fresh daily from our garden which is located right behind the restaurant. So tuck in and get that warm fuzzy feeling of knowing that the veggies and herbs you’re enjoying have never even been on a shop shelf –[…]

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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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