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Free & Low Cost Meals in Sunderland

Get a free (or low cost meal) in an area near you, organised by a union of churches and is available most days of the week.

The venues that are offering this service currently:


Monday

The Salvation Army T: 0191 565 8918 

Roker Avenue, Sunderland, SR6 0BY

Every Monday - Between 11:30am & 12:30pm

Hot lunch 2 courses

£2.60

 

The Salvation Army T: 0191 561 8272

Shakespeare Street, Southwick, Sunderland SR5 2JX

Daily Bread Community Café

Low Cost

 

Soul Cafe T: 0191 565 4000

Bethany City Church, Bede Tower, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR2 7EA

Soul Cafe is open for folks to enjoy a hot drink and some food between 4pm & 5pm

Free 

 

Roker Methodist Church T: 0191 5487 739

Roker Park Road, Sunderland, SR6 9PF

1st Monday of the Month - 

Soup & Sandwiches 11.45-1.30pm

Low Cost

 

The Apostolic Church T: 0191 526 1325

Brickgarth, Easington Lane, Tyne and Wear, DH5 OLE

Welcome Café coffee/tea and a bite to eat

Free

 

 

Tuesday

The Salvation Army T: 0191 561 8272

Shakespeare Street, Southwick, Sunderland SR5 2JX

Daily Bread Community Café

Low Cost

 

New Spring City Church T: 0191 549 0685

130 Fulwell Rd, SR6 9QR, Sunderland

Every Tuesday - Between 7:30pm & 9:00pm

The Soup Café, serving Tea, Coffee, Soup and Pudding

Free Meal

 

Soul Cafe T: 0191 565 4000

Bethany City Church, Bede Tower, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR2 7EA

Soul Cafe is open for folks to enjoy a hot drink and some food between 4pm & 5pm

Free 

 

 

Wednesday

The Salvation Army T: 0191 561 8272

Shakespeare Street, Southwick, Sunderland SR5 2JX

Daily Bread Community Café

Low Cost

 

New Spring City Church T: 0191 549 0685

130 Fulwell Rd, SR6 9QR, Sunderland

Every Wednesday - Between 8:30am & 1pm

Drop in Café, serving Tea, Coffee, Toast and Sandwiches

Free Meal

 

Soul Cafe T: 0191 565 4000

Bethany City Church, Bede Tower, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR2 7EA

Soul Cafe is open for folks to enjoy a hot drink and some food between 4pm & 5pm

Free 

 

 

Thursday 

The Salvation Army T: 0191 561 8272

Shakespeare Street, Southwick, Sunderland SR5 2JX

Daily Bread Community Café

Low Cost

 

St Mary's Open House T: 0191 567 5354

27 Bridge Street, Sunderland, SR1 1TQ

Every Thursday - Between 10:00am & 1:00pm

Free Drop-in Café , Information and clothing

Clothing Available provided by 'The 5p Bus' (everything costing 5p)

 

Soul Cafe T: 0191 565 4000

Bethany City Church, Bede Tower, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR2 7EA

Soul Cafe is open for folks to enjoy a hot drink and some food between 4pm & 5pm

Free 

 

 

Friday
The Salvation Army T: 0191 565 8918 

Roker Avenue, Sunderland, SR6 0BY

Between 10:00am & 12:00pm

Coffee morning and homemade bakes

50p each

 

The Salvation Army T: 0191 561 8272

Shakespeare Street, Southwick, Sunderland SR5 2JX

Daily Bread Community Café – The Big Breakfast

Low Cost

 

The Salvation Army T: 0191 656 5378

26 Cairo Street, Hendon, SR2 8QH

Every Friday - Between 10:00am & 12:00pm

Free Coffee Morning Drop-in

 

Street Care T: 0191 551 3842

St Gabriel's Church, SR4 7TF

Every Friday - Between 09:30 & 11:00am

Community Cafe Drop-in (Free) no cost

 

Soul Cafe T: 0191 565 4000

Bethany City Church, Bede Tower, Burdon Road, Sunderland SR2 7EA

Soul Kitchen is open for folks to enjoy a 3 course community lunch

Lunch served at 11.30. Doors open 11.00

Free 

 

New Silksworth Independent Methodist Church T: 0191 523 8138

Tunstall View, Sunderland SR3 1DX

2 course lunch plus tea/coffee

Lunch served at noon

£3.00

 

Hetton New Dawn T: 0191 526 3843

Hetton and Eppleton Community Centre, Hetton le Hole, Houghton le Spring, DH5 9JG

Breakfast or lunch (or both), tea or coffee and a natter

Free (donations accepted)

 

 

Saturday

Street Care T: 0191 551 3842

St Gabriel's Church, SR4 7TF

1st & 3rd (Saturdays) of every month

Lunch served at 12pm. Doors open 11.30 for Tea and Biscuits

Community Cafe Drop-in (Free) no cost

 

Care and Share T: 07505 001 842 (warden)

St Nicolas Church, Barnes, SR3 1XQ

2nd (Saturday) of every month.

Starting 12:30 - drop in

Provide a free sit down meal

  

 

Sunday

Burn Park Methodist Church T: 0191 565 2221

Durham Road, Sunderland, SR2 7JH

Every Sunday - Between 6:00pm & 8:00pm – drop in

hot food from the Community Cafe Drop-in, Free (no cost)

 

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Available every week day apart from Wednesdays
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