Hamilton’s hidden gem.
Please take time to consider the advantages of finding a new home within our centrally located community. We’d like to invite you to stay a while and explore all that’s offered at Forest Lake Gardens. Within these beautifully established grounds lies a vibrant community with the promise of new friendships, fabulous leisure facilities and the opportunity to pursue new interests. So come along to our next open day or visit us on any day between 10am and 4pm – feel free to bring family and friends if you wish.
What do our residents say?
103 and still going strong
At 103 years old, Margaret Marwood is living proof that Forest Lake Gardens retirement village is the perfect place for independent living. She’s even celebrated her 100th birthday on the back of a Harley Davidson motorbike.
Click here to read more.
Facilities & Amenities
Forest Lake Gardens rewards your love of life with ample opportunities for recreation and relaxation. We offer a range of amenities including those in the side bar.
If you’re more inclined to take it easy, we have a library and a lounge area for cards and mah jong, as well as a cinema area and restaurant/café with a great social atmosphere. And for those special times when you just want to treat yourself, you can book an appointment in the hair salon, massage and beauty clinic.
Pair your meal with a great atmosphere
With views of the Te Rapa Racecourse and Forest Lake's bowling green, the light, spacious dining room at Raceview Café & Restaurant is the perfect complement to an afternoon meal. Click here to view our sample lunch menu.
Please feel free to join us Wednesday to Friday, and take advantage of our special discounts for SuperGold card holders. Café open from 10:30am, Lunch menu available from 11:30am to 1:30pm.
Make a Reservation
Please complete the form below and click "Submit" to book your table.
For same day reservations or groups over 4 people, please make your booking by phone on (07) 849 8243. Please note that visitors must make a booking, and reservations are limited.
Opening hours are 10:30am - 1:30pm, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.