Free food in Exeter

If you are part of an organisation that provides free food to people in Exeter and the surrounding areas, Exeter Food Action may be able to help you. Exeter Food Action get food donations from a number of suppliers, usually surplus or with damaged packaging, but always safe to eat, which is distributed to organisations that do not make a profit from the food, such as soup kitchens, on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact to see if you can benefit.

The table below is a list of free food in Exeter, who provides it, when and where. ECI provides no guarantee that this information is up-to-date or completely accurate.

Day Time Location Food
Monday 19.00 – 20.00 Cross Lines – Russell Street (behind DSS) Hot food, hot drinks, clothing, etc.
Tuesday 19.00 – 20.30 Cross Lines – Russell Street (behind DSS) Hot food, hot drinks, clothing, etc.
Wednesday 18.30 – 20.30 Exeter Cathedral Chapter House Filled jacket potatoes, hot drinks
Thursday 18.00 – 19.00 St David’s Church, Hele Road, Opposite Exeter College
(Note: Closed Christmas Day, open New Years Day)
Soup, sandwiches, cakes, hot drinks, blankets, clothing, sleeping bags, etc.
Friday 18.00 – 19.15 Cross Lines (with the River Church) – Russell Street (behind DSS) Soup, light snacks, hot drinks
Saturday 08.00 – 10.00

18.00 – 19.15

Crosslines – Russell Street (behind DSS) Breakfast, hot drinks

Stew, hot drinks

Saturday 13.30 St Sidwell’s Methodist Church Hot food, hot drinks
Sunday 13.00 Salvation Army Light lunch