Taste our excellent Care Home Food

We aim to please you with our excellent Care Home Food. On admission one of our cooks will come and chat with you to find out your likes and dislikes, if you follow a specific diet and to ask you if you have any known allergy to a particular food.

If you are on a special diet we will discuss the issues with you so that we can try to get things right.

Care Home Food and Nutrition


At the Retreat Care Home we make sure that the Residents have an adequate nutrition and hydration to sustain good health while they receive care and treatment.

We assess the nutritional needs and preferences of our Residents and we take into account their religious and cultural backgrounds when providing food and drink.

Care Home Food and Nutrition


You may choose what you would like to eat for breakfast.

Care Home Food and Nutrition


There is a set menu, however if we are aware that you do not like the meal the cook will prepare you something else.

Care Home Food and Nutrition

Evening meal

This consists of a light meal, but if you do not wish to eat it you may have something else.

Biscuits are served with all drinks and biscuits, cake or scones are served with your late evening drink.

Care Home Food and Nutrition


  • Breakfast from 7.30am to 8.30am
  • Midmorning coffee/ tea at 10am
  • Lunch from 12.00pm to 1.00pm
  • Afternoon tea at 2.30pm
  • Evening meal from 4.30 to 5.30pm
  • Evening refreshments at 7pm

However the above is flexible. Please give adequate notice of your requirements. If you should require a drink or any other service outside these times please call for a member of staff.

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The dining room

We would like everyone to have their meals in the Dining room, however if you wish you may eat in your room.

Residents may invite friends and family to meals if they wish, however you must give the cook adequate notice. A small charge will be made. Packed meals can be arranged when you are going out for the day.

Care Home Food vs. meals at your own home

If you want to visit the Retreat Care Home, our address is: Belle Vue Road, Hooe, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon, UK, PL9 9NR. We look forward to meeting you!

For any question regarding our Care Home Food, you can call our advisers on 0800 955 0069 or send an email to enquiries@retreatcare.com.

Considering our excellent carers, food and services, The Retreat Care Home from Plymouth is a very good alternative to Home Care, but if you are looking for specialist live in carers that can also cook your preferred meals at your own home, we recommend our sister agency Sunshine Care (see https://www.sunshinecare.co.uk/)

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