The Dining Experience at Chartwell Domaine des Trembles in Gatineau

Can’t decide between going out to dinner or staying in? How about something in between! Our restaurant-style dining room is the perfect place to go when you don’t feel like cooking. Enjoy an excellent meal worthy of the finest bistros in a warm, friendly atmosphere. If you prefer comfort food, we also offer delicious homemade meals that are sure to bring back fond memories.

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.

If you wish to entertain family and friends, you can also book our private dining room, where we will serve a meal prepared just for you.

Food lovers will also enjoy our delicious and carefully prepared desserts. Our famous themed dinners are another absolute must.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

Service is just as important to us as the quality of our meals at Chartwell Domaine des Trembles.

Every meal served in our dining room is prepared with great care by our kitchen team, but making your dining experience memorable is about more than just the food. That’s why our servers will shower you attention. They’ll use every meal as an opportunity to chat and get to know you. We want to know your tastes, what you like to eat and what you like to cook. Our dining room is perfect for chatting and meeting new people, and it’s the best place to bond with your fellow residents. So don’t be a stranger, come pay us a visit!

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • Salle à manger du Chartwell Domaine des Trembles résidence pour retraités. Retirement Residence dinning room.
  • 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