Our map reveals how much people expect to pay around the country for classic British treats – from a Sunday roast to a chippy tea and a pint of lager.
Ahh the classic Sunday Roast - a British staple, especially at this time of the year. But how much are we willing to pay for a nice hearty meal? We compare the price Brits expect to pay for some pub grub across the country, as well as some other British classics including a chippy tea and a pint of lager.
The cost of a Sunday roast
Those in Northern Ireland expect to pay the most for a Sunday lunch at a whopping £14.78, trumping London by 88p per portion.
Somewhat surprisingly, the North East comes in third at £12.13 and Scotland in fourth completing the list of those regions willing to pay more than the average cost of £11.38.
Not so surprisingly, Yorkshire and the Humber are among those with the tightest purse strings, living up to the frugal stereotype, coming in at number 10.
1. Northern Ireland - £14.78
2. London - £13.90
3. North East - £12.13
4. Scotland - £11.62
5. South East - £11.30
6. South West - £10.81
7. East/East Anglia - £10.66
8. North West - £10.42
9. West Midlands - £10.19
10. East Midlands - £10.09
11. Wales - £9.88
12. Yorkshire and the Humber - £9.79
Not in the mood for a Sunday Roast?
Looking at another British classic, London, Northern Ireland and he North East top the charts again for the price they expect to pay for a portion of fish and chips.
Those in the West Midlands were revealed as having the tightest purse strings when it came to enjoying a meal from the chippy, and expect to spend just £5.92 on average - the lowest in the UK, despite being in 9th place when it comes to a roast.
The top ten regions where residents expect to spend the most on a portion of fish and chips, are:
- London - £10.08
- Northern Ireland - £9.59
- North East - £8.57
- Scotland - £6.99
- East / East Anglia - £6.65
- South East - £6.64
- North West - £6.39
- Yorkshire and the Humber £6.37
- South West - £6.25
- East Midlands - £6.21
A pint to wash it down?
Whilst Yorkshire residents were reasonably happy to fork out for a portion of fish and chips, they did live up to their reputation of being more cash conscious when it came to a pint, with the Yorkshire-folk expecting to pay an average of £3.17 for a pint of lager - lower than anywhere else in the country – and just £4.19 for a pint of craft beer.
When it comes to wine, it seems the Welsh are the most frugal, willing to pay just £3.82 for a medium glass.
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