Food Banks in Kensington and Chelsea

KCSC is contacting local food banks and other organisations which provide food-related support in Kensington and Chelsea to obtain regular updates on provision in the borough. Information is updated every two weeks.

Please note the information on this page was accurate at the time entered and is subject to change. If you have more up-to-date information, please let us know as soon as possible by calling KCSC on 020 7243 9800 or sending it to info@kcsc.org.uk.

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Age UK Kensington and Chelsea (Shopping Service)
Group shopping session (taking up to 5 hours) open to people 55 years of age and over, who are unable to go to the shops on their own, but are able to pay for their own shopping. Individuals must go through an assessment with Age UK to ensure they meet the criteria. There is a contribution of £2 towards transport for the trip.
Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Contact: Guy Simpson at 020 7727 5919 (option 7) or gsimpson@aukc.org.uk
Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/kensingtonandchelsea/our-services/group-shopping-trips/
*Last reviewed: 18 January 2022

All Saints Notting Hill
Providing food items and toiletries. No referral needed.
Hours: One Friday a month (normally the last)
Address: Clydesdale Road, Notting Hill, W11 1JE
Phone: 020 7727 5919
Website: www.allsaintsnottinghill.org.uk/
Social media: Facebook, Twitter

*Last reviewed: 4th January 2022

Bay20
Providing hot takeaway meals on Thursdays (from 2pm to 4pm). Tea and coffee available Monday to Friday (from 11am to 4pm), sometimes with pastries.
Partnership with NK Hearts and Minds and Unity Grove.

Address: 71 St Marks Road, W10 6JG
Phone: 020 3579 0384
Email: info@bay20.org
Website: https://www.bay20.org/
Social media: Twitter

*Last reviewed: 4th January 2022

Chelsea Methodist Church
Drop-ins open from 9.30am to 12.30pm, with free laundry service, showers, postal service and care packages made available.
Hot lunches to eat in or takeaway served from 12.30 to 1.30pm. 
For additional support, contact Glassdoor.
Hours: Mondays, Tuesday and Thursdays
Address: 155A King's Rd, Chelsea, SW3 5TX.
Phone: 020 7352 9305
Email: info@chelseamethodist.org.uk
Website: https://www.chelseafulhammethodist.org/covid-19
Social media: Twitter, Instagram

*Last
reviewed: 10 January 2022

Dads House
Food parcels available for collection. Open to all single dads and families. If referring someone, please contact Billy (number below) first.
Hours: Monday to Friday (10am to 3pm). Saturdays and Sundays (by appointment only).
Address: 22 Lillie Road, SW6 1TS
Phone: 07765 183 504
Email: info@dadshouse.org.uk or Foodbank manager: luke.tydeman@dadshouse.org.uk
Website: https://www.dadshouse.org.uk/
Social media: Twitter

*Last reviewed: 4th January 2022

Dalgarno Trust
Foodbank operating every Thursday. Registration is required and can be done online or in person (between 10am and 1pm). Food bags then collected from entrance at an assigned time between 2.30pm and 6.30pm. Open to local residents only.
Address: 1 Webb Close, Dalgarno Way, W10 5QB
Phone: 020 8969 6300
Email: pam@dalgarnotrust.org.uk
Website: www.dalgarnotrust.org.uk/our-programmes/foodbank/

*Last reviewed: 10 January 2022

North Paddington Foodbank
NFPB has temporarily shifted to a Cash First model of support, meaning they will be providing customers with financial assistance instead of food parcels. More information can be found at their website.
Phone: 07932 623 443

Email: info@npfoodbank.org.uk
Website: https://www.npfoodbank.org.uk/

Social mediaTwitter
*Last
reviewed: 4th January 2022

Notting Hill Methodist Church (Kensington and Chelsea Foodbank)
You will need a voucher from a support agency such as Citizens Advice. Once you receive this, you can exchange it for three days of emergency food.
Hours: Tuesdays (11am to 1pm) and Fridays (1pm to 3pm)
Address: 240 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, W11 4AH
P
hone: 020 3728 9003
Email: info@kensingtonchelsea.foodbank.org.uk
Website: http://nottinghillmc.org.uk/foodbank/
*Last
reviewed: 4th January 2022

Response Food Bank
Provide food parcels for collection for anyone living in the South of the borough. Call to arrange an appointment.
Phone: 020 7370 4606 or 073 0801 5983 (hotline number)
Website: https://www.responseprojects.org.uk/

*Last reviewed: 4th January 2022

SMART
Provide food parcels with basic items (perishable and non-perishable), sometimes includes pre-cooked meals. Limited availability at present, advance booking via telephone or email is essential.

Hours: Wednesdays (assigned slots between 1pm and 4pm)
Address: 15 Gertrude St, Chelsea, SW10 0JN
Phone: 073 4156 0625
Email: sarah.wilson@smartlondon.org.uk
Website: https://www.smartlondon.org.uk/

Social Media: Twitter
*Last
reviewed: 4th January 2022

St Columba’s Church
ReStart Lives offers sit-in or takeaway meals for individuals who are rough sleeping, homeless or in need.
Hours: Fridays (6.30pm to 8.30pm)

Address: St Columba's Church, Pont Street, Knightsbridge, SW1X 0BD

Phone: 020 3778 1518
Website: https://restartlives.org/services-during-covid-19/
Social Media: Twitter

*Last reviewed: 4th January 2022

St Cuthbert's Centre (Refettorio Felix)
Offer takeaway and seated lunches for vulnerable adults.
Hours: Monday to Friday (Takeaway between 12pm to 1pm. Seated service doors open at 12pm, lunch served from 12.30pm to 1.30pm)
Address: 51 Philbeach Gardens, Kensington, SW5 9EB
Phone: 020 7835 1389
Website: https://www.refettoriofelix.com/

Social mediaTwitter
*Last
reviewed: 10 January 2022

St Luke's Vestry Food Bank Club
Provide access to healthy fresh fruits and vegetables for an optional donation of £3/visit. No booking or referral needed.
Hours: Tuesdays (11.30am to 2pm)
Address: St Luke's & Christ Church, Sydney Street, The Vestry, SW3 6NH
Email: chelseafoodbankclub@gmail.com

Social media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram
*Last
reviewed: 4th January 2022

St Matthew's Food Bank
Open to all. No voucher or booking needed. Each person welcome to take up to 10 items (max. 2 from each category). Coffee and tea also served.
Hours: Wednesdays (4pm to 6pm)
Address: 29 St Petersburgh Place, W2 4LA
Phone: 020 7229 2192
Website: https://www.stmatthewsbayswater.org.uk/foodbank.html

Social Media: Facebook
*Last
reviewed4th January 2022

St Michael's North Kensington
WandUK distributing food from this location. People are asked to register in advance, either online or in person. Read more here.
Hours: Tuesdays (11am to 4pm)
Address: 35 St Lawrence Terrace, W10 5SR
Phone: 020 8962 4132 or 078 1348 5607
Email: info@wanduk.org
Website: https://www.wanduk.org/community-food-delivery-goody-bags/

*Last reviewed: 10 January 2022

The SPACE
Operate a commmunity market on Monday - ticketing from 10am, market open from 10.30am until stocks last (around 2.30pm). Serve hot food on Saturday - ticketing from 12pm, serving from 12.30pm to 2pm. Baby bank operating on Tuesdays. *Some deliveries possible, depending on availability.
Address: 214 Freston Road, W10 6TT
Phone: 0800 047 8161
Email: office@214space.org.uk
Website: www.214space.org

Social media: TwitterInstagram, Facebook
*Last
reviewed: 10 January 2022

Venture Centre
Operate a foodbank. No referral needed. People are encouraged to bring a bag or trolley to carry items.
Hours: Saturdays 
(registration from 12pm to 2pm; collection from 3pm to 4pm (assigned timeslot))
Address: Venture Centre, Faraday House, 103a Wornington Rd, W10 5YB
Phone: 020 8960 3234
Email: pattrina@venturecentre.org.uk
Website: https://www.venturecentre.org.uk/
Social media: Facebook
*Last
reviewed: 4th January 2022

World's End Estate (at Flashpoint Community Centre)
Provide hot takeaway lunch and care packages. *Chelsea Methodist Church and Venture Centre collaboration.
Hours: Thursdays (registration from 12pm to 2pm; collection from 3pm to 4pm (assigned timeslot))
Address: Worlds End Estate, SW10 0DX
Phone: 020 7352 9305
Email: info@chelseamethodist.org.uk or pattrina@venturecentre.org.uk
*Last reviewed: 4th January 2022