HIVE Directory: Meal Providers & Food Banks

Age UK Portsmouth The Old George Café at The Bradbury Centre

AGE UK Portsmouth The Old George Cafe at The Bradbury Centre offers a varied selection of tasty and nutritious home-cooked meals

16-18 Kingston Road
United Kingdom
02392 862121


We’re the leading food producer for the health and social care sector, providing delicious, nutritious and sustainable meals for people at home or in care.

United Kingdom
BA14 8RJ
02392 730394

Buckland Soup Kitchen, Buckland United Reform Church

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal offering take away hot or cold food. Please contact for specific COVID-19 measures in place.

Wednesday, 6.30-8pm - Takeaway hot food and sandwiches
Buckland soup kitchen, 174 Kingston Road, PO2 7LP (Queens Road entrance)

Buckland Soup Kitchen provides tea/coffee and a hot sit down meal in the hall at Buckland United Reformed Church. We generally have shoes and clothing available and occasionally sleeping bags.

174 Kingston Road
United Kingdom
02392 697320

Caritas Insight

The insight volunteer provides hot food and a packed lunch twice a week from St John's cathedral on Tuesdays and Saturdays .
An average of 35 people each day are catered for.
They also provide emergency clothes , toiletries and basic food provisions for those in need and provide 16 families from the Catholic churches with weekly food parcels
(St Swituans , St Johns and St Edmonds )
They work with the foodnet and this has been great for sharing provisions around the city as well as the Hive for extra support and guidance .
This provision will continue until the Insight group can safely start up again hopefully in June or July 2021

Fare Share Southern Central

Open as normal offering food parcels. Please contact for specific COVID-19 measures in place.

FareShare Southern Central provides good quality food to charities and community organisations in Hampshire.  They work closely with the food and drink industry to ensure that no good food goes to waste.

Brunel Road, Nutwood Way
Calmore Industrial Estate
United Kingdom
SO40 3WX
02382 358585

Free My Meal Portsmouth

This group intends to connect free meals with recipients. We take no responsibility for what is cooked and what is provided. Our aim is simply to connect a meal with hungry humans that may not be able to afford a cooked meal at the present time.

Friday Fridge

Hot sandwiches and hot drink takeaway on Friday, 9-10pm
Friday Fridge @ St Jude's Church, Kent Road, PO5 3EL (by Palmerston Road precinct)

Friday Fridge offers people a community in which to talk, relax and seek Christian Guidance.

Kent Road
United Kingdom
02392 750442

Harbour Church

COVID-19 Update: Current Services are being run via YouTube , Facebook and ZOOM.

Monday, 6pm - Takeaway
Harbour Chuch at All Saints Church, 334 Commercial Road, PO1 4BT

07956 097385

Harbour Church Portsea Food Bank

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal offering food parcels. Please contact for specific COVID-19 measures in place.

Our Foodbank will be open as follows for anyone who needs help accessing food or essentials for the foreseeable future. We will be open at our Gunwharf location (St Georges Church, St Georges Sq, PO1 3AT) from

Tuesday 4pm to 5pm
Thursday 11am to 12pm

If you’re unable to get out, then food bank parcels can be delivered to your doorstep, just contact for info.

PLEASE NOTE: Many Food Banks require referrals. If you need to be referred to a foodbank, talk to your support worker (such as a health visitor or social worker)

Food Bank parcels will be available to collect for all those with Trussell Trust food bank vouchers.

St George's Church
St Georges's Square
United Kingdom

Health Cafe

COVID-19 Update: Open as usual adhering to the latest government COVID-19 Advice for Care Services

Pop in for information, or to raise concerns or complaints about health and care services

United Kingdom
02392 815266