Blending variety, freshness and flair

Delicious goes down a treat with residents 

Our Delicious menu offers flavoursome meals prepared fresh on site by our village chefs. With a choice of three main courses, including a vegetarian option, the aim is to tempt all taste buds. We also cater for special dietary requirements.

Delicious combines those good old favourites - comfort food - with innovative choices. Think roast chicken or baked teriyaki salmon with a soy and ginger glaze.

Our seasonal menu is always evolving as residents tell us what works, and what could be better. We serve up 120 different meals each month, so the same meal won't reappear for 4 weeks - unless of course it's back by popular demand.

Our ready-to-eat meals are nutritious and convenient

Just like our Delicious meals, our individually frozen meals are made from scratch using fresh, natural ingredients. The meals are blast frozen to lock in the flavour and the goodness.

The ready-to-eat meals are very reasonably priced and perfect for independent or serviced-apartment residents looking for convenience and great taste. 

Smaller meal options include: Macaroni cheese and cottage pie.

Larger meal options include: Beef cheeks, tarragon chicken and the lamb shank.


Residents can purchase Delicious frozen meals from their village reception, shop, or café.

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"I'll have the salmon thanks." 

Perks such as enjoying a chef-prepared meal every day mean the living is easy in a Ryman village. However, when you observe residents coming together regularly at meal times you realise there's another another perk - the friendships and camaraderie that emerge while residents share a Delicious meal together.    

Residents are fully catered for in our care centres, and serviced-apartment residents enjoy a main meal as well as morning and afternoon tea.

Independent residents, friends and family are welcome to join us for a meal any time. Simply make a reservation at the village reception. 

And if you’d like to enjoy a special dinner with friends or family, why not come along to one of our monthly fine-dining evenings.


Sample the 'Deliciousness' for yourself

We invite you and a friend to join us for a complimentary lunch and tour at your local Ryman village.

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