Lonely this Christmas? Check out this list of places that are open Christmas Day 2018

Did you know that if you are homeless or lonely there are many places open on Christmas Day where you can spend time with others and have some free Christmas food? Please see the list we’ve put together to see what’s going on in your area.


Granny Mac’s

Christmas dinner and take out service for anyone who will be alone.
158 City Rd, Cardiff CF24 3DR
029 2049 8217

Maes y Coed Community Centre

Mince pies, nibbles and mulled wine snacks for anyone who is alone at Christmas.
Maes y Coed Community Centre Jubilee Gardens off Maes y Coed Road, Cardiff, CF14 4PP
02920 626973

Salvation Army – Grangetown 

Open for a Christmas service from 9.45am and will be serving mince pies and more from 12.30pm.
Corporation Road Grangetown CF11 7AY
029 2064 0714


Christmas buffet, 1pm – 5pm.
65 Clare Road Grangetown Cardiff CF11 6QP
02920 388 144 or email contact@4winds.org.uk

Belauh United Reformed Church

Christmas lunch.
1A Beulah Rd, Cardiff CF14 6LT

Rhondda Cynon Taf

The Ivor Hael Hotel

Christmas dinner for the elderly.
Salem Terrace, Tonypandy, CF40 2JJ
maria.lewis@acmorgannwg.org.uk or 01443 490650.

Ponty Elim Church

Traditional Christmas lunch.
Pontypridd, CF37 4RH
01443 493203

Vale of Glamorgan

O’Shea’s Cafe and Takeaway

Food for those without families or a roof over their head.
1 Western Arcade, Barry CF62 5TQ
07703 797983

Bethel Baptist Church 

Traditional Christmas lunch for older people.
The Old Manse, Durell St, Llantwit Major CF61 1AD
01446 793738

Please contact the venues for more information or to book a place, some may also be able to provide transport depending on volunteering levels.

If you know anywhere else that’s available in South Wales particularly in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, Newport, Merthyr Tydfil or Torfaen please email us at news@hafod.org.uk and we’ll add it to the list.