Food at Balclutha Court Care Home

Our chefs pride themselves in getting to know each person individually, ensuring that we meet all their nutritional and dietary requirements. We provide delicious home cooked food with a great variety of options available. Our traditional roast dinner and fish teas are a great favourite with the residents. For residents with difficulty in eating and swallowing we modify the menu so that it meets their dietary needs. Throughout the day we offer light snacks and home baking to enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee. Our team love to host various food related events throughout the year. We strive to deliver tasty nutritious food on a daily basis. To get a taste of the food we serve see our examples menus below.

Gerry Thomson

Head Chef

Gerry started work at Balclutha Court in 2012 as an Assistant Chef, in early 2019 he was promoted to Head Chef. He is responsible the daily running of the kitchen, ensuring that residents nutritional needs are met, providing a varied menu. He is also responsible for ensuring that there are high standards of cleanliness throughout the kitchen. Gerry’s team consist of two Assistant Chefs and five Kitchen Assistants.

Sample menus

Breakfast Menu

From your choice of cereals to a full English breakfast. We serve everything you need to start the day right.

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Lunch Menu

There's something for everyone on our daily 3-course lunch menus. For smaller appetites, there's also our Light Bites Menu to choose from.

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Supper Menu

Using the freshest, seasonal ingredients there's always something delicious and nutritious for supper, and our chef will happily cater for any special requests.

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Light Bites Menu

Fancy something that's not on the daily menu? These lighter bites and snacks will keep your tastebuds excited.

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