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Food Prices in London, United Kingdom

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Western food types)

Milk (regular), (0.25 liter) 0.23 £
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (125.00 g) 0.25 £
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 0.15 £
Eggs (2.40) 0.43 £
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 0.58 £
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 1.00 £
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.38 £
Apples (0.30 kg) 0.57 £
Banana (0.25 kg) 0.26 £
Oranges (0.30 kg) 0.56 £
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.39 £
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.24 £
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.11 £
Lettuce (0.20 head) 0.15 £
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person6.29 £
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
194.97 £

Recommended Minimum Amount of Money for food (2400 calories, Asian food types)

Loaf of Fresh White Bread (50.00 g) 0.10 £
Rice (white), (0.25 kg) 0.36 £
Eggs (2.40) 0.43 £
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 1.34 £
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 0.92 £
Apples (0.25 kg) 0.47 £
Banana (0.25 kg) 0.26 £
Oranges (0.15 kg) 0.28 £
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.39 £
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.24 £
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.11 £
Lettuce (0.10 head) 0.07 £
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4.97 £
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
154.15 £

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

[ Edit ] Avg. Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.44 £ 2.84-3.79
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.90 £ 0.64-1.27
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 £ 0.45-0.91
Eggs (12) 2.16 £ 1.73-2.70
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.64 £ 1.81-3.87
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.04 £ 2.27-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.17 £ 2.72-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 0.86 £ 0.55-1.13
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £ 0.31-0.76
Oranges (1 lb) 0.85 £ 0.54-1.13
Tomato (1 lb) 0.88 £ 0.63-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.36-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.35-0.81
Lettuce (1 head) 0.74 £ 0.50-1.00

Last update: August, 2016
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14 Comments so far

#Eboysan on Nov 14, 2015 :
I am moving to Brunel university in London Provided I live in walking distance to uni what would be the average cost per month for 1 student for food, any other living expenses
#juan on Oct 28, 2015 :
Hi, I have been offered a job in London, for 8200 GB pounds per month. I have a family of 4, do you think I can get a good living with that amount ??
#Vyshnavi on Sep 24, 2015 :
Hai... I am about to go London by this December for 30 days.. I would like to know the approximate expenditure..
I am going for a research work in Queen marry university of London.Is it cheaper to buy foods outside? or shall I rent rooms for staying and cooking?
Pls suggest me to save money
#Guest live in London on May 21, 2015 :
A room (apartment) for 2 person at London (Zone 2-about 15 minutes bus distance to London Centre) costs GBP600 per month.

A small studio for a family of 2-4 at London (Zone4-about 30 minutes underground tube distance to London Centre)costs GBP900 per month.

National minimum wages of UK is GBP 6.5 per hour.
# Khattak on Apr 28, 2015 :
I moving to London. is it possible to get part time job in weekends there easily?
#beissan on Feb 04, 2015 :
Hi another question . Is it ok to have a job with 1550 p pr month to live in london and rent a small studio ? Will it be sufficient . ? An adult with a 2 years old baby ??

I am moving from abroad . I need to have a job with 1550 p pr month to sponsor my husband.
I was thinking of Cardiff. What do you advice me .
Are nurseries very expensive in london ???
Please any information will help.
#beissan on Feb 04, 2015 :
Thank you so much. Could you please mention a tall list of foods to see ?? Also renting a small studio is it possible to find a cheap one ?
#Elijah on Nov 10, 2014 :
In my country the prices are the same but in our currency for example bread is 1 pound and in my country is 1 our currency but the minimum wage is 0.91 per hour and people think I am crazy for that I want to move to London.
#Gary on Sep 04, 2014 :
Thank you so much in helping me plan for my trip .. Kudos!!
#Maqbool on Feb 18, 2014 :
Good... Not too much... Affrodable with daily needs...
#Lex Discipulous on Jan 21, 2014 :
I am moving to London so this was a huge help. Thanks!
#Exuction on Nov 22, 2013 :
This didn't help me I wanted 2 know prices for the fast food
#ashik on Aug 18, 2013 :
i want to go aborad.so this data is very useful for me.
#Nitish Thoudem on Nov 15, 2012 :
thanks for the information god bless Numbeo!!!