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Whether you're planning a golf outing, wedding reception, party, meeting or other event, Chauncey provides the ideal setting. It's also the perfect place to gather with friends for a meal. Guests can enjoy casual elegance in the Solomon Dining Room as well as the relaxed atmosphere of the C Bar.

Solomon dining room

Solomon Room

The Solomon Room, Chauncey's main dining room, has expansive windows that look onto tranquil views of the lake, lawn and gardens. The Executive Chef uses local artesian products and produce, fresh herbs from his garden located on the grounds (seasonal).


C bar

The C Bar features casual fare and beverage service in a lively atmosphere overlooking the lake and grounds. with indoor and outdoor (seasonal) seating.  Gather with friends in the C Bar for lunch or dinner and join us for our version of Happy Hour...we call it "Hungry Hour" and enjoy half price appetizers from the bar menu! Offered Monday - Friday 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

Sample Summer Menu

  • Starters
  • Turkey Chili
  • Shrimp Cocktail
  • Wings of the World  Buffalo - Teriyaki - Sweet Texas BBQ – Honey Mustard
  • Chicken Tenders Buffalo - Teriyaki - Texas BBQ – Honey Mustard
  • Classic Nachos With Traditional Accompaniments
  • Hummus with Pita Crisps

Sandwiches & Pizzas

  • Flame Grilled Pizza Rustica Fresh Hand Rolled Rustic Style Thin Pizza Crust
  • The Chauncey Burger  Flame grilled 100% Angus Beef or Black Bean.                                                
  • Chicken Focaccia Panini with Grilled Chicken, Artichoke Hearts, Olives,
  • Roast Beef Panini with Shaved Roast beef, Caramelized Onions, Cheddar Cheese, Black Pepper Mayonnaise
  •  Pulled Smoked Pork Sliders 3 Petit Sandwiches served on Cocktail Brioche
  • Whole Wheat Vegetable Wrap with Roasted Vegetables, Fresh Mozzarella, Roast Garlic Aoli


  • Caesar Salad
  • Baby Spinach Salad
  • Isle of Capri
  • Chauncey Seasonal Salad

Dinner Entrees

  • Grilled Skirt Steak  with Red Wine-Garlic Barbeque Glaze
  • Herb and Panko Crusted Tilapia with Tahini Rosemary Buerre Blanc
  • French Breast of Chicken  with Seasonal Vegetables and Lemon Tarragon Veloute
  • Spinach Linguini Primavera with Spring Vegetables Or Shrimp Scampi, White Wine, Oil, Garlic


  • Flourless Chocolate Cake
  • Mango Cheesecake  Coconut Chantilly Cream
  • Old Fashioned Banana-White Chocolate Bread Pudding
  • Poached Peaches, Berries and Cream  Over Lemon Pound Cake

Looking for an Informal Private Gathering? Guarantee a minimum of $750 in F&B revenue and you can reserve the C Bar for a private two-hour party ending by 7pm.  Email Contact Catering Sales to book your next event!  You can contact us at or 609-279-6469.

(C Bar subject to closure for private ahead to confirm availability)

Afternoon Tea

Seatings are offered Friday through Sunday starting at 3:00 pm. Reservations are required, and must be guaranteed with a credit card.  Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance or full charges will apply.

Tea is served in the Solomon Dining Room on fine English bone china, featuring loose leaf teas from Mighty Leaf Teas.  Mighty Leaf infuses life into an ancient indulgence by creating teas that reaches new heights of quality and innovation.

Classic Tea:

Personal pot of tea, savory tea sandwiches, assorted sweets, and fresh baked scones served with our  house-made jam and English Devonshire cream.  $20.00 per person (ages 13 and up)

Royal Tea:

Added to the Classic tea you can enjoy a  glass of  champagne or mimosa. $25.00 per person

Little Prince and Princess Tea:

Our Chef will gladly adjust their menu to flatter the tastes of our young patrons.  Children (ages 7 to 12)  $16.00 per child; Children (6 and under) $11.00 per child

Afternoon Tea Reservations:

Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance directly with our Restaurant Reservations agent at 609-921-3600 or by email at  Please call at least 24 hours to cancel an existing reservation to avoid charges on your credit card.  

Afternoon Tea Prices:

Our standard tea prices are as follows:

  • Royal - $25 (includes a glass of champagne or mimosa)
  • Classic - $20
  • Little Prince & Princess Tea - (ages 7 to 12) - $16
  • Children under 7 - $11

Special-Event Teas are offered throughout the year, are priced according to featured guest (see details below in the Special-Event Tea section)

Afternoon Tea gift certificates are not valid on Special-Tea dates.

Private or Semi-Private Group Afternoon Tea Events:

For parties of 15 guests or more, please call Cathy Geer in Catering Sales at 609-279-6469 or email to inquire about holding your next special event at Chauncey. Ideal setting for all occasions from bridal and baby showers to birthdays and casual gatherings of family and friends. We can tailor our afternoon tea menu to suit your group's needs and make your special occasion in Princeton a memorable one.

Private Afternoon Tea parties for up to 100 guests pricing:

  • Royal - $37
  • Classic - $32
  • Little Prince & Princess Tea - (ages 7 to 12) - $16
  • Children under 7 - $11

Private party pricing includes a celebration cake sized based on guaranteed number of guests, house table linens, use of private room (dining room may be reserved from 2:30-5pm for parties of 40 or more).

Special Events

Join us for Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 8th.  Our Mother's Day Brunch features made to order omelets, carving station, breakfast and lunch entrees, kids buffet and dessert bar. 

$42.95 for Adults
$19.95 for Children 5 to 12
Children 4 and under are complimentary

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