Cost of living in Bristol, United Kingdom

Summary of cost of living in Bristol

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: £4,309
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: £2,428
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in Bristol
Current as of May 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district £17
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) £7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast £4.85
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk £1.06
12 eggs, large £3.52
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes £2.37
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese £4.31
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples £2.23
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes £0.91
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket £2.38
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality £11
2 liters of coca-cola £2.12
Bread for 2 people for 1 day £0.67
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area £1,999
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area £1,408
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat £280
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area £1,413
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area £1,319
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio £274
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) £28
40” flat screen tv £477
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) £107
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) £10
Hourly rate for cleaning help £16
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) £76
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) £34
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) £89
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes £68
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new £30,563
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas £1.51
Monthly ticket public transport £71
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) £22
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) £4.13
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) £9
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) £60
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) £3.08
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) £2.14
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) £5.91
4 rolls of toilet paper £2.59
Tube of toothpaste £1.88
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city £16
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub £39
2 tickets to the movies £20
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) £77
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert £62
1 cocktail drink in downtown club £12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city £3.83
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) £5.99
Ipad wi-fi 128gb £520
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) £0.13
1 month of gym membership in business district £42
1 package of marlboro cigarettes £12
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 259 prices entered by 21 different people.
Latest price update: May 30, 2024

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