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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) 0.26 £
Rice (white), (0.10 kg) 0.14 £
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 0.42 £
Local Cheese (0.10 kg) 0.58 £
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.15 kg) 0.98 £
Beef Round (0.15 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 1.25 £
Apples (0.30 kg) 0.58 £
Banana (0.25 kg) 0.27 £
Oranges (0.30 kg) 0.55 £
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.42 £
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.28 £
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.12 £
Lettuce (0.20 head) 0.17 £
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person6.23 £
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
193.26 £

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) 0.34 £
Eggs (regular) (2.40) 0.42 £
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (0.20 kg) 1.30 £
Beef Round (0.10 kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 0.84 £
Apples (0.25 kg) 0.48 £
Banana (0.25 kg) 0.27 £
Oranges (0.15 kg) 0.27 £
Tomato (0.20 kg) 0.42 £
Potato (0.20 kg) 0.28 £
Onion (0.10 kg) 0.12 £
Lettuce (0.10 head) 0.08 £
Daily recommended minimum amount of money for food per person4.93 £
Monthly recommended minimum amount of money for food per person
(assuming 31 days per month)
152.71 £

Food prices from our Cost of Living Section

[ Edit ] Range
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.52 £ 2.65-4.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.94 £ 0.64-1.36
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.61 £ 0.41-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.12 £ 1.29-3.24
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.62 £ 1.36-4.54
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.95 £ 1.81-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.79 £ 2.72-5.67
Apples (1 lb) 0.87 £ 0.54-1.36
Banana (1 lb) 0.49 £ 0.33-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 0.83 £ 0.54-1.36
Tomato (1 lb) 0.95 £ 0.49-1.81
Potato (1 lb) 0.63 £ 0.45-0.91
Onion (1 lb) 0.54 £ 0.32-0.91
Lettuce (1 head) 0.85 £ 0.50-1.00

Last update: October 2017
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12 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