The 20 cities with the cheapest pints in the UK
With the cost of living crisis beginning to bite and the price of a pint in danger of soaring out of control, there’s no better time to reveal the list of the 20 cities with the cheapest pints in the UK.
Journalists often use things like the price of a pint of milk as a means by which to ascertain if a celebrity has lost touch with reality.
But if you asked anyone anywhere what the average price of a pint in the UK is at the minute you’d be hard pressed to get the correct answer, as it seems to be increasing almost weekly.
Indeed, according to a recent YouGov survey and reported by db, more than half of UK adults now believe that the cost of a pint is unaffordable, as prices soar above £7 in the nation’s capital.
So where can UK residents still go to get themselves a pint that won’t break the bank? Where are the cities with the cheapest pints in the UK?
Well, to uncover the information, we turned to comparison site Finder, which has put together the list of the places with the cheapest pints in the UK. Finder used data gathered from Numbeo, a crowd-sourced consumer price database, and Expatistan, a cost of living calculator.
So without further ado, here are the 20 cheapest cities with the cheapest pints in the UK.
1. Derby – £3.00
2. Inverness – £3.00
3. Kingston upon Hull – £3.32
4. Perth – £3.46
5. Gloucester – £3.50
6. Peterborough – £3.50
7. Leicester – £3.63
8. Swansea – £3.65
9. Aberdeen – £3.67
10. Preston – £3.69
11. Aberystwyth – £3.70
12. Northampton – £3.74
13. Coventry – £3.78
14. Leeds – £3.79
15. Plymouth – £3.84
16. Newcastle upon Tyne – £3.88
17. Southend-on-Sea – £3.91
18. Reading – £3.99
19. Exeter – £4.00
20. Ipswich – £4.00
So yes, Derby and Inverness come out tied for first place in the rankings of the cities with the cheapest pints in the UK, though with the highest average price on this list being £4, they’re all cracking options for a budget-conscious day out.