66% difference in cheapest and most expensive pint

By Nikkie Thatcher

- Last updated on GMT

Price difference: the least expensive pint, on average, is in Sheffield
Price difference: the least expensive pint, on average, is in Sheffield

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The most expensive pint in the country costs two thirds more than the cheapest, according to new data from online healthcare service Treated.com.

Unsurprisingly, London topped the list with the most expensive pint with average of £5.60, with Bristol in second place at £4.76, Norwich third (£4.72), and Belfast in fourth (£4.48).

Edinburgh came in fifth place (£4.48), joint with Manchester (£4.48) and Cambridge (£4.48). Birmingham’s average cost of a pint was 2p cheaper at £4.36 but this was significantly more than Southampton (£3.97).

Same price

Glasgow, Newcastle, Cardiff and Plymouth all had the same average price of a pint at £3.92, followed by Leicester at £3.66, then Liverpool at £3.47 and Sheffield was the cheapest at £3.36.

Similarly, research from the Good Beer Guide​ last year found the cheapest county for a pint of beer was Shropshire (£3.37) and again, the most expensive was London​ (£4.44).

Following this, research from Ocean Finance looked into the cost of a pint across Europe and the UK was 200% more than the continent’s least expensive,​ which was found in Prague.

Prague in the Czech Republic was the cheapest place to drink out with the cost of a pint of beer at £1, a bottle of table wine £5 and a cup of coffee £2.

International scale

Budapest in Hungary was in second place with the average cost of a pint was £2, a bottle of table wine was £4 and coffee was the same as Prague at £2.

Lisbon echoed Budapest with the beer cost and coffee but the wine price was 50% higher at £6.

Meanwhile, the research from Treated also looked into the average price of a medium glass of white wine with London, once again, uncovered as the most expensive at £5.71.

Cardiff and Glasgow were the cheapest cities for a medium glass of white and red wine respectively. White in Cardiff was £4.13 and red in Glasgow was £4.18.

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