Senior residents having a pleasant conversation at the dinning table while enjoying a cup of coffee

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Stillwater Creek in Nepean 

Imagine dining in a restaurant every day where everyone knows your name, the menu changes daily, and the dishes are made right on site by a committed food service team. That’s the dining experience at Chartwell Stillwater Creek, where you can expect to sit down in a social atmosphere to nutrient-packed dishes made with fresh ingredients, local produce where possible, and lots of passion for great food. Order the daily features or stick to cherished favourites on the à la carte menu. We might serve up chicken salad on a fresh croissant for lunch or beer-battered cod with fries for dinner, with homemade chocolate cake or peach melba for dessert. Soups and salads are made fresh too, with choices like coleslaw, pasta salad or zesty carrot-ginger soup.

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.

Ask a guest to join you for a meal, take part in family dinners, or reserve the private dining room when you want to play host for a gathering—and have our staff take care of the planning, prep and cleanup!

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

Expect considerate service with a warm smile in our dining room at Chartwell Stillwater Creek. With our attentive servers and food service staff, you can rest assured that we will collaborate to accommodate your dietary needs and requests.  

  • 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