Cost of living in Bristol, United Kingdom

Summary of cost of living in Bristol

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: £3,909
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: £2,307
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.

List of prices in Bristol
Current as of Feb 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) £5.12
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £4.40
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £0.81
12 eggs, large £2.79
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £2.50
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £4.25
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £1.75
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £0.82
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £2.49
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £10
2 liters of coca-cola £1.76
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.85
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area £1,933
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area £1,448
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £182
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area £1,401
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area £829
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio £200
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) £26
40” flat screen tv £336
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) £82
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £7
Hourly rate for cleaning help £12
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) £72
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) £26
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) £74
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £81
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new £18,986
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.63
Monthly ticket public transport £74
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) £15
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) £2.81
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) £9
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) £61
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) £3.01
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £1.70
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £4.77
4 rolls of toilet paper £2.45
Tube of toothpaste £1.95
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £14
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £34
2 tickets to the movies £16
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £83
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £56
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £3.26
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £4.98
Ipad wi-fi 128gb £565
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.13
1 month of gym membership in business district £33
1 package of marlboro cigarettes £11
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 248 prices entered by 23 different people.
Latest price update: February 05, 2023

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