Cost of living in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Latest price update: February 01, 2015.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district £14
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) £7
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £4.42
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £0.93
12 eggs, large £3.20
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £2.30
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £4.15
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £2.29
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes £1.68
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £2.12
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £8
2 liters of Coca-Cola £1.64
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.90
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area £1,703
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £129
Internet 8MB (1 month) £24
40” flat screen TV £477
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt £69
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £7
Hourly rate for cleaning help £16
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) £60
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) £41
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) £63
1 pair of leather business shoes £59
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new £17,348
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.39
Monthly ticket public transport £51
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) £16
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) £4.99
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) £4.33
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £2.07
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £2.94
4 rolls of toilet paper £1.92
Tube of toothpaste £1.62
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £10
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £24
2 tickets to the movies £18
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £100
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert £46
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £8
Capuccino in expat area of the city £2.87
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £4.13
iPod nano 16GB £130
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.27
1 month of gym membership in business district £32
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes £8

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