Simon served with roasted vegetables and rice

The Dining Experience at Chartwell Manoir Kirkland in Kirkland

Step into our beautiful restaurant-style dining room awash with natural light. Look out the large floor-to-ceiling windows and take in the breathtaking view of our garden. In good weather, we even open the doors to let a nice breeze in.

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.

Don’t feel like cooking? No problem! Every day, you’ll have the option to have our chef prepare you a delicious meal that balances healthy living with simple pleasures. We always use fresh, high-quality ingredients that are as tasty as they are nutritious. Our recipes often feature local foods.

ice cream with caramel sauce on top

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

Beyond the excellent food and atmosphere, your dining experience wouldn’t be complete without our incomparable service. At Chartwell Manoir Kirkland, we know how to treat our guests! Our staff is committed to providing you with outstanding personalized service. To give you the best experience possible, we’ll take the time to get to know your tastes, preferences and favourite meals. We also collaborate with the Lifestyle Team to organize themed dinners to celebrate important holidays and create treasured memories.  

  • Butternut Squash Soup for starters
  • Dining room with murals at Chartwell Le Wellesley / Salle à manger avec peintures murales chez Chartwell Le Wellesley
  • 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