London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times . To find out the cost of living in London (United Kingdom) , see the chart below.

Cost of Living in London (United Kingdom) is given below in detail

Expense TypeCost (Local Currency)
Lunch One Person
(including a drink) in the
business district
Fast Food Combo Meal at Restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar)£6
500 grams (1/2 kg) of boneless chicken breast£4.03
1 liter of whole fat milk£0.94
1 dozen (12) Large eggs£2.93
1 kilogram of tomatoes (2 lbs)£2.09
0.5 kg (500 grams) local cheese£4.79
1 kg of apples (2 lb.) Â£2.08
1 kg of potatoes (2 lb.)£0.85
0.5 litre domestic beer at a supermarket (16 oz)£1.87
1 bottle of good quality red table wine£10
2 liters of Soft Drink (Coca-Cola)£1.97
2 people meal (Bread only)£1.09
Monthly rent of a 900 Sqft furnished accommodation in Posh area£2,572
Monthly rent of a 900 Sqft furnished accommodation in Average area£1,811
 2 people Household Utilities for 1 month (heating, electricity, gas) for 914 sq. ft. apartment£153
Monthly rent of a 480 Sqft furnished studio in Posh or Expensive area£1,794
Monthly rent of a 480 Sqft furnished studio in Average area£1,286
1 person Household Utilities for 1 month (heating, electricity, gas) for (480 Sqft) studio£164
1 month Internet Connection (8 mbps£24
40 inch flat-screen TV Â£361
Microwave 800 to 900 Watt made by Bosch, LG, or similar brands£115
Laundry detergent (3 litres~ or 100 oz.)£7
Cleaning hourly rate£12
1 jeans pair from Levis or similar brand£75
Single warm weather dress at Top brand like Zara, H&M or similar£37
Single pair of shoes for sports like Nike, Adidas, or similar brands£79
Single pair of men’s leather formal shoes£92
1.4 cc base vehicle price (Volkswagen Golf)£19,062
1 liter 0.25 gallon) of gas/fuel£1.32
Public transport monthly ticket Â£142
Business day taxi usage, 8 km. i.e. 5 miles£18
 6 days cold treatment medicine like Tylenol, Coldrex, or similar brands£4.12
Antibiotics Box (12 doses)£8
Private Doctor Visit (15 minutes)£82
32 tampons (1 Box)£3.57
Deodorant or roll-on  (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)£1.86
Hair shampoo & conditioner(400 ml ~ 12 oz.)£4.26
Toilet paper 4 rolls£1.67
Toothpaste tube£1.89
Men’s haircut at the VIP area£15
Average dinner for two at a pub£33
2 movie tickets£24
2 tickets to best seats at a theater£154
Dinner for two people at an Italian restaurant in the the VIP area including appetizer, main course, wine and dessert£64
One cocktail drink at a downtown club£12
Coffee (Cappuccino) in the VIP area of the city£3.16
1 beer at a neighbourhood pub (500ml)£5.35
128GB iPad with supported Wi-Fi Â£353
1 minute of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts included)£0.14
1 month of  business district gym membership£68
1 pack of cigarettes (Marlboro)£12