Pasta cooked with marinara sauce served with garlic bread

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Camellia in Surrey

At Chartwell Camellia, we cater to choice. Revel in delicious food and share the experience with great company in our beautiful dining room, our gorgeous courtyard, or simply in the comfort of your own suite. Our food service team strives to ensure that every dining experience is not only delicious and wholesome but also memorable. Your comfort is our top priority, which is why we offer flexible all-day dining options, and guests are always welcome to join!

3 Plates of food -one with a pie, one with fish and one with salad. 3 assiettes de nourriture - une avec une tarte, une avec du poisson et une avec de la salade.

In addition, we offer a diverse à la carte menu that includes a variety of crowd-pleasing favourites. We also feature daily specials incorporating fresh, seasonal ingredients to provide you with something new to enjoy. Aside from our entrée options, we take pride in preparing daily made-from-scratch soups, salads, a selection of fruits, and homemade desserts to elevate your dining experience.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

Service is just as important to us as the quality of our meals at Chartwell Camellia.

We believe that dining should be more than just a meal—it should offer a very satisfying experience you look forward to each day. Our dining room servers are friendly, engaging people you’ll look forward to chatting with during your meals. Additionally, you may also come to know our Food Service Manager, who often look for feedback to make your dining room experience better. Our team is dedicated to providing the restaurant-quality service you deserve in your retirement years.

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
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  • Chartwell server serving omelette to the senior resident

Get a taste for Chartwell’s dining experience

What makes dining in a retirement residence special? It’s a combination of service from friendly staff who come to know your name, the delicious food on your plate, and the social connection that comes from gathering around a table to share stories over a good meal. Don’t forget fun themed meals, the chance to celebrate cherished traditions with family, and the opportunity to enjoy homestyle menu favourites as well as something new you mightn’t have tried if you were on your own. Watch our series of dining experience videos to understand what you can expect in a Chartwell retirement residence!

Explore our eye-catching seasonal menus

Did you know? Chartwell changes their menus to reflect all four seasons of the year! We have more than 750 tried-and-tested recipes that we reflect on our menus throughout the year, many of which incorporate seasonal ingredients that have you looking forward to your dining experience each day. Browse our sample seasonal menu to get a glimpse of what you can expect—including food photography of the meals you’ll see at our retirement residence!

Front page of Chartwell's seasonal menus document

Learn some fun facts about dining at Chartwell

There are so many assumptions out there about what retirement living food is—and most of the time, they couldn’t be more wrong! Explore our interesting infographic for true facts and figures about the dining experience at Chartwell—you may be surprised by what you learn.

Fact Image: We serve over 28, 000 cups of coffee per day - that's 10 million cups per year. We crack over 7, 500 eggs per day - that's 2.5 million eggs per year