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Results: How much is a pint in your local?

Under £1 - No way, you have to be joking - let us know where you live!

0% • 0 votes

£1 to £2

1.28% • 1 votes

£2 to £3

33.33% • 26 votes

£3 to £4

42.31% • 33 votes

£4 to £5

19.23% • 15 votes

£5 and over - No way, you have to be joking - let us know where you live!

3.85% • 3 votes

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78 votes in total.

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    • MSE Andrea
    • By MSE Andrea 7th Sep 17, 10:17 AM
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    How much is a pint in your local?
    • #1
    • 7th Sep 17, 10:17 AM
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    How much is a pint in your local? 7th Sep 17 at 10:17 AM
    We'd love to know what a pint costs in your neck of the woods.

    Are you living within spitting distance of a holy grail, super cheap pub or do you need to sell a liver to buy one in your local?

    Next time you're in your local vote in the poll and post up a pic of your pint and tell us how much it cost.

    Forum regulars will remember we've asked this before, in 2013. Have a look back at our previous How much is a pint in your local? poll to compare.

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    • p00hsticks
    • By p00hsticks 7th Sep 17, 10:44 AM
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    • #2
    • 7th Sep 17, 10:44 AM
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    • 7th Sep 17, 10:44 AM
    It would be interesting to have an option (or a separate poll) to find out how many people no longer go to the pub for a pint but simply buy in their beer from a supermarket and drink at home these days
    • bertiewhite
    • By bertiewhite 7th Sep 17, 11:20 AM
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    • #3
    • 7th Sep 17, 11:20 AM
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    • 7th Sep 17, 11:20 AM
    Anywhere from £2.50 - £2.80
    • Oakdene
    • By Oakdene 7th Sep 17, 12:01 PM
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    • #4
    • 7th Sep 17, 12:01 PM
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    • 7th Sep 17, 12:01 PM
    Local is £3.50, rugby club £3.00, pub on the way to town £2.50. All 3 places within 3 miles of each other.
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    • tim9966
    • By tim9966 7th Sep 17, 6:48 PM
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    • #5
    • 7th Sep 17, 6:48 PM
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    • 7th Sep 17, 6:48 PM
    £3.70 now. This is a small market town 400 year old pub.


    A few years ago it was £2.50.


    I go to the pub every 2 months or so to meet friends. I did also drink at home where the same pint from a supermarket in bulk worked out at about 60p. I'm stopped drinking at home now for the last few months.
    • coffeehound
    • By coffeehound 7th Sep 17, 8:58 PM
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    • #6
    • 7th Sep 17, 8:58 PM
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    • 7th Sep 17, 8:58 PM
    JD Wetherspoons (almost) everywhere have some proper handpump ales for £2.20.
    • peachyprice
    • By peachyprice 8th Sep 17, 12:12 PM
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    • #7
    • 8th Sep 17, 12:12 PM
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    • 8th Sep 17, 12:12 PM
    There also needs to be an option for 'don't go to the pub as all my locals have closed down or have been turned into chain restaurants'.
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    • warehouse
    • By warehouse 8th Sep 17, 2:24 PM
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    • #8
    • 8th Sep 17, 2:24 PM
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    • 8th Sep 17, 2:24 PM
    My local, (inside the M25), has specials on whenever live football is on. Can get 4 pints and change out of £10.
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    • Li0nhead
    • By Li0nhead 8th Sep 17, 5:49 PM
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    • #9
    • 8th Sep 17, 5:49 PM
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    • 8th Sep 17, 5:49 PM
    Round here in my part of West Yorkshire:

    Generally slightly above or below the £3 mark (+/- 50p).

    The town/city nightspots hitting £4+.
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    • sidefx
    • By sidefx 8th Sep 17, 11:20 PM
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    No idea. I stopped drinking in pubs years ago because it was too expensive.

    It was inevitable that over priced beer would see the end of the 'local' and that fodder would take it's place.
    Now people just pop in for some cheap, !!!!! food then leave.

    Such a shame.

    • Syman
    • By Syman 9th Sep 17, 12:56 PM
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    my local has ale around £3 to£3.50 per pint.
    the local wetherspoons has cheaper as does the local social club(though you have to be a paid up member)
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    • CBaker
    • By CBaker 9th Sep 17, 3:45 PM
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    At my local a pint is anywhere between £3.50 to £5.50
    • Destabilising
    • By Destabilising 12th Sep 17, 10:29 AM
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    Depends on the pint. At my local actual pub it's between £2.80-£4, but at spoons, well, we all know how cheap and cheerful spoons is
    • beebrook
    • By beebrook 18th Sep 17, 12:13 PM
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    It's about £4.20 near me. You get the odd Wetherspoons/Yates that does them for about a £1 less.
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    • decbel
    • By decbel 18th Sep 17, 3:52 PM
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    It would be interesting to have an option (or a separate poll) to find out how many people no longer go to the pub for a pint but simply buy in their beer from a supermarket and drink at home these days
    Originally posted by p00hsticks
    Its going to be a hell of a lot.
    • decbel
    • By decbel 18th Sep 17, 3:54 PM
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    Up the football club £2.80 for a pint of calsberg.

    The dodgy one down the fairground £1.80 for a pint can of cider.
    • dawyldthing
    • By dawyldthing 18th Sep 17, 4:34 PM
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    I think you need to be a bit more specific. Like a pint of John smiths is I think £2.40, carling £2.90, Guinness £3.20. I went on a date the other day and they had an offer of a pint for £1.50, don't know how often that happens though
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    • PasturesNew
    • By PasturesNew 18th Sep 17, 4:45 PM
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    A pint isn't a pint though ... you'd need to compare like for like.

    A pint from a tiny brewery, handmade by virgins and stored in organic oak lined barrels, aged for X months and delivered to the pubs by a green electricity supply van ... would be different to a pint of Yer Regular Lads' Pint.

    Somebody might prefer the former - and declare "It's £7 where I drink!" - but the next pump at the bar might sell another pint made from Gnats .... for £3.
    • worried jim
    • By worried jim 3rd Oct 17, 3:42 PM
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    £4.20 in Shoreham by sea but over £5 in many places in Brighton. 8 cans of Carling from the co-op (built in a pub car park) for £9 on Sunday night, don't even grace the pub anymore.
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    • firefox1956
    • By firefox1956 3rd Oct 17, 6:59 PM
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    No idea.........I brew all my own beer & wine !!
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