We’ve all been down to London and nearly keeled over at the prices down there, so Yorkshire being named as a cheap place for a pint is no surprise as us Yorkshire folk have our priorities sorted.
We say keep up north then you’ll never need to wince at the price of a pint unless you go to one of those posh places where the price of a Tim Taylors goes up for the sake of a nicer chair to sit in.
A survey commissioned by Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) found that 52% of people noticed the price of a pint was becoming unaffordable, which is a 10% fise on a 2019 survey which found 42% of people did.
The average pint for pub-goers is now £3 a pint across the UK, while down in the big smoke London, you’ll struggle to find a pint for less than a fiver.
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Finder, a comparison site, is helping you to avoid such prices by finding the cheapest pint in the UK – and the city Kingston upon Hull came in third place with pint prices at £3.32 with Derby and Inverness still sitting at a reasonable £3 in first and second place.
The survey combined data from the crowdsourced price database Numbeo and the cost-of-living calculator Expatistan to find the average price.
The West Yorkshire cosmopolitan city of Leeds manages to get into the top 15 in 14th place with the average price of a pint being £3.79 a whole 57p more than Hull.
Here are the top 20 cities for a cheap pint, according to Finder:
- Derby – £3.00
- Inverness – £3.00
- Kingston upon Hull – £3.32
- Perth – £3.46
- Gloucester – £3.50
- Peterborough – £3.50
- Leicester – £3.63
- Swansea – £3.65
- Aberdeen – £3.67
- Preston – £3.69
- Aberystwyth – £3.70
- Northampton – £3.74
- Coventry – £3.78
- Leeds – £3.79
- Plymouth – £3.84
- Newcastle – £3.88
- Southend – £3.91
- Reading – £3.99
- Exeter – £4.00
- Ipswich – £4.00
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