Pasta cooked with marinara sauce served with garlic bread

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Crescent Gardens in South Surrey

Fresh and delicious fare is always on the menu at Chartwell Crescent Gardens! Our dining team works hard to offer you a very satisfying dining experience, with tasty, nutritious meals in pleasant surroundings. You can choose where you’d like to sit in our friendly open-seating dining room, and also take advantage of flexible dining times to accommodate your plans for the day. Our continental breakfast is popular with our residents, as are our themed meals to mark a holiday or cultural occasion. You can enjoy a snack and a drink in our bistro or your afternoon tea or coffee in beautiful surroundings in our covered outdoor patio or adjacent courtyard. You can even entertain your loved ones at a catered gathering in our private dining room, available for booking at an additional fee.

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.

What kind of meals can you look forward to? Our menus highlight daily fresh features with seasonal local flavours. You can choose from savoury soups made in-house, fresh salads, well presented main dishes like baked salmon or chicken parmesan, and desserts that range from cakes and pies to squares and fruity creations.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

At Chartwell Crescent Gardens, our dining room servers are helpful, friendly, and attentive to your dietary needs and preferences. Good food, prepared well and presented in an attractive atmosphere, is an essential part of our dining experience.

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • large and spacious dining room at chartwell crescent gardens retirement residence
  • 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