Home Coronavirus (COVID-19) Food Banks and Community Based Social Eating Projects

Food banks provide parcels and social eating projects provide free hot meals to residents in receipt of a referral, which often takes the form of a voucher. Referrals are made by a variety of professionals supporting individuals and families in difficult circumstances, such as:

Not eligible for free vouchers? Some social eating projects will provide hot meals for a small charge (info below) and Nottingham City Council offer a daily hot meal delivery through their low-cost Meals at Home service. 

Want to do something to help? 

1. Make a food or cash donation to a food bank or social eating project - see below for contact details. 

2. Make a cash donation to the Robin Hood FundThe Robin Hood Fund has launched to support our city and the organisations that can have the most impact on those that are most vulnerable

Location of Food Banks & Social Eating Projects

Food Banks

A complete list of community-based food banks/parcels. Please contact providers for further information.  

Area

Name

Details

Bulwell, Bulwell Forest, Bestwood

Bestwood & Bulwell Foodbank

Collection Saturday & Limited delivery Tuesday & Thursday
Call Nigel on 0115 9751825 or email covid19@bestwoodbulwell.foodbank.org.uk

Bulwell, Bulwell Forest, Bestwood

Pythian Club

Delivery only 
Call 07709 808600 or email Zarahayes_thepythianclub@mail.com

Wollaton West, Meadows, Lenton & Wollaton East

The Square Meal

Delivery on Tuesday

https://www.facebook.com/thesquaremealuk/

Wollaton West, Meadows, Lenton & Wollaton East

Hope Nottingham

Monday – Saturday Delivery Only

0303 040 1110 (Referral by email & phone)

hope@hopenottingham.org.uk

Wollaton West, Meadows, Lenton & Wollaton East

Meadows Foodbank (HN)

Delivery Only

Call Dave 07979725894 or

email hope@hopenottingham.org.uk

Wollaton West, Meadows, Lenton & Wollaton East

Soul Food Café

Collection/Delivery

Call Henry on 07456766177 or email

allsoulscc@gmail.com

Wollaton West, Meadows, Lenton & Wollaton East

Crocus Café

Delivery / Collection

Call 01159505080 or email

crocuscafe@real-lives.co.uk

Clifton East, Clifton West

NG11 Clifton Foodbank

Delivery Only – Tuesdays & Saturdays (Referral by email)

Call Wendy on 07538916757

info@cliftonng11.foodbank.org.uk

Clifton East, Clifton West

Parkgate Community Café

Delivery Only

Call Tracy on 07907 602533

osborne93@btinternet.com

Sherwood, Berridge, Basford

Arnold Foodbank

Delivery Only – Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Call 07854 690694 or email info@arnold.foodbank.org.uk

https://arnold.foodbank.org.uk/contact-us/

Sherwood, Berridge, Basford

Pythian Club /Mesopotamia Partnership

All week - Delivery Only

Call Rachel on 07483376639 or email

mesopotamia.org@outlook.com

Call 07709 808600 or 
email

 Zarahayes_thepythianclub@mail.com

Sherwood, Berridge, Basford

Nads Grill

Email nadgrill@hotmail.com or call 07311678069

Radford, Castle, Hyson Green, Arboretum

Himmah/Muslim Hands

Delivery only Monday – Friday

Call Paul on 07767391548

https://www.himmah.co.uk/ (Referral form)

Radford, Castle, Hyson Green, Arboretum

Grace Church

Delivery Only

Call Lindsay on 07712 545614

lindsay.cressey@gracechurchnottingham.org

Radford, Castle, Hyson Green, Arboretum

Soul Food Café

Collection & Delivery

Call Henry on 07456766177 or email

allsoulscc@gmail.com (Weds 12-2PM)

Radford, Castle, Hyson Green, Arboretum

Remar

Collection only – open daily

Call Antonio on 07917 585067

remar.nottingham@gmail.com

Radford, Castle, Hyson Green, Arboretum

Mount Zion Church, Churchfield Lane

Tuesday & Thursday 10:00-12:00

Call 0115 9787 776 / 0303 040 1110 or email hope@hopenottingham.org.uk

Radford, Castle, Hyson Green, Arboretum

RCCG CRA,
75 Raleigh Street

Opening times Saturdays 10-12 noon

Call Pastor Vincent Ibikunle on 07738984972 or email Info@rccgcranottingham.org.uk or Tokunboibikunleco@yahoo.com

 

St Anns,

Dales, Mapperley

Sneinton Salvation Army / HOPE

Delivery Only

Call 07407063026 or email

sneinton@salvationarmy.org.uk

St Anns,

Dales, Mapperley

St Ann’s Advice Centre

Collection & Delivery

Call 0115 950 6867 or

email steph.hagen@stannsadvice.org.uk

St Anns,

Dales, Mapperley

YWAM Forge (Dales)

Delivery only Wednesday, Friday & Saturday

Call 07412484344 or email

ywamforge@gmail.com

St Anns,

Dales, Mapperley

SEND Project (Czech Roma in Dales)

Delivery Only

Call Jules on 0115 8419208

info@sendproject.com

St Anns,

Dales, Mapperley

Arnold Foodbank (Mapperley)

Delivery Only Monday, Wednesday & Friday

https://arnold.foodbank.org.uk/contact-us/

Aspley, Bilborough, Leen Valley

Evolve

Delivery Only

Call Karen on 07783 440096

Aspley, Bilborough, Leen Valley

Hope Nottingham

Delivery Only

Call 0303 040 1110 or email

hope@hopenottingham.org.uk

Aspley, Bilborough, Leen Valley

Common Wealth Africa

Call Kelvin on 0115 784 2117 or email

info@commonwealthafrica.org.uk

Citywide

Refugee Forum (Only for destitute refused asylum seekers)

Delivery Saturdays & Collection

Call Gemma on 07775768470 or email

gemma.pillay@nottsrefugeeforum.org.uk

Citywide

Nottingham Islam Information Point

Delivery Only

Call Harun on 0115 8458520 or email

nottinghamislam@gmail.com

Citywide

Chayah Development Project

Delivery only - Especially for St Ann’s, Bulwell and Clifton

Call Hyacinth on 07582117053 or email

info@chayahgroup.co.uk

Citywide

Signpost to Polish Success (mostly for Eastern Europeans)

Collection & Delivery

Call 07375146935 or email help@empp.co.uk

Citywide

Nottingham School of Boxing / Haasil Education for all

Call Ommarah on 07776534358 or

Roohi on 07748905657 or email 

nottinghamboxing@outlook.com

Citywide

FYA, Lets Shine Give A Smile, Mojatu, FMB and Inspire Succeed

Delivery only - Especially Africans, Caribbean, Refugees and those from the new and emerging groups

Call 0115 7846 666,  Text or WhatsApp 07496982391 or email joan@mojatu.com 

 

Social Eating Projects/Hot Food

A complete list of community-based hot food delivery services. Please contact providers for further information.  

Area

Name

Details

Bulwell, Bulwell Forest, Bestwood

Sycamore Dining

Two course meal £4 - Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays - Delivery Only

Call Chris 07967 034276 or email

sycamore-dining@nottingham-scouts.org.uk

Bulwell, Bulwell Forest, Bestwood

Bestop Café (Bestwood Only)

Three course meal - Tuesday and Friday - Delivery Only

Call 07394 516490 or email

bestopkitchennottingham@gmail.com

Bulwell, Bulwell Forest, Bestwood

Pauls Pantry

Tuesday & Thursday

Referral through Bulwell Academy, primary schools and SSBC

Wollaton West, Meadows, Lenton & Wollaton East

The Square Meal

Delivery on Tuesday

https://www.facebook.com/thesquaremealuk/

Wollaton West, Meadows, Lenton & Wollaton East

Crocus Café

Delivery / Collection

Call 01159505080 or email

crocuscafe@real-lives.co.uk

Sherwood, Berridge, Basford

Sycamore Dining

Two course meal £4 - Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – Delivery only

Call Chris 07967 034276

sycamore-dining@nottingham-scouts.org.uk

 

St Anns,
Dales, Mapperley

YWAM Forge (Dales)

Delivery only Wednesday, Friday & Saturday

Call 07412484344 or email

ywamforge@gmail.com

Aspley, Bilborough, Leen Valley

Sycamore Dining

Two course meal £4 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays £4 – Delivery only

Call Chris 07967 034276 or email

sycamore-dining@nottingham-scouts.org.uk

Aspley, Bilborough, Leen Valley

Evolve

Microwavable meals - Delivery Only

Call Karen on 07783 440096

Citywide

Guru Nanaks Mission

Mondays 5-7pm - Delivery Only

Call Jatinder on 07973963217 or email

jat@gurunanaksmission.uk

Citywide

POW/Sfice (People affected by sex industry)

Call Carys on 07919 370674

 

Citywide

Marcus Garvey Action Group in partnership with ACNA centre, Hyson Green Youth Club, Tuntum Housing, Go Vision, Chayah Project, Jamaican Diaspora UK and the Majority Black Led churches

For African Caribbean elderly and vulnerable citizens. Service starts 12 April and charge of £2.00-3.50 per meal

MGAG - 07598947966 Monday - Sunday 10am - 7pm Or

ACNA (hot African meals) - contact Enid Lee Brown on 07505100458 and 0115 969 1364 Monday - Friday 10am - 2pm

www.tinyurl.com/mgag-covid19-form

Citywide

Arches Soup Run, Blind Eye, EAT, Guru Nanak’s Mission, SAFE, The Friary, Tracey’s Street Kitchen (for rough sleepers)

Daily

Not currently taking referrals

Citywide

Vine Community Centre

Covering NG5,6,7,8

Free Sunday Roast for older and high risk individuals

Call 0115 924 9700

Citywide

Sycamore Dining

Two course meal £4 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays £4 – Delivery only

Call Chris 07967 034276 or email

sycamore-dining@nottingham-scouts.org.uk

Citywide

The Village Food Project

Delivering culturally appropriate food for the Asian community

Call Samina Ali on 07817555511 or email 

Villagecatering@mail.com

Citywide

New Testament Church of God

Open to all, hot meals, walk in service at the Church

Tuesdays  - Breakfast 9.30am – 10.30am

Wednesday Soup Kitchen / 2 course Meal – 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Contact info@ntcgnotttingham.org

Want to be added to the list?  

If you are an established Nottingham-based charity or organisation that is providing food or meals support to vulnerable people in your community and wish to be added to this web page, please email NottinghamTogether@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

We may ask you to provide us with further information before publishing your details online, to ensure that we can provide helpful and accurate information to those most in need.

Something not quite right? 

 

If any of the information on this web page is incorrect, please email NottinghamTogether@nottinghamcity.gov.uk with details and we will endeavor to update this as soon as possible.