As the Premier League has now kicked off, football fans will be trading in their stadium seats for a seat in their local pub. But, depending on where you’re watching, you could be spending almost 80% more for a pint, according to new research.
The UK’s leading savings website, VoucherCodes.co.uk, analysed prices for the cheapest draft pints of lager and cider in pubs based near Premier League stadiums. The research finds that depending on your local, you could be paying up to 80% more to have a drink as you watch the action unfold.
Researching 20 pubs across the country that are broadcasting Premier League games, the Big Window in Burnley is selling the cheapest pint of lager for just £2.20. The most expensive of those analysed is found at The Chelsea Pensioner near Stamford Bridge, which will set you back £5.00 for their cheapest lager – a pint of Amstel or Fosters.
Price of cheapest pints at local Premier League pubs:
|City||Pub name||Cheapest lager||Cheapest cider|
|Arsenal||London||World’s End||Amstel – £4.60||Orchard Thieves – £5.05|
|Aston Villa||Birmingham||The Vine Inn||Carlsberg – £2.90||Strongbow – £3.00|
|Brighton||Brighton||The Font||Carling – £3.90||Strongbow – £4.15|
|Burnley||Burnley||Big Window||Fosters – £2.20||Strongbow – £2.20|
|Chelsea||London||The Chelsea Pensioner||Fosters/Amstel – £5||Symonds – £5|
|Crystal Palace||London||The Cricketer||Fosters – £4||Strongbow – £4.10|
|Everton||Liverpool||The Winslow||Tuborg – £3.20||Somersby Cider – £3.60|
|Fulham||London||Durell Arms||Amstel – £4.75||Orchard Thieves – £5.15|
|Leeds United||Leeds||The Box Centre Leeds||Coors – £4.60||Aspall – £4.60|
|Leicester City||Leicester||Counting House||Carling – £3.20||Strongbow – £3.85|
|Liverpool||Liverpool||The Hope & Anchor||Carling – £3.55||Magners – £4.10|
|Manchester City||Manchester||Second City||Amstel – £4.20||Strongbow – £4.90|
|Manchester United||Manchester||The Tollgate||Carlsberg – £2.65||Strongbow – £3.45|
|Newcastle United||Newcastle||The Strawberry||Fosters – £3.70||Strongbow – £4.00|
|Sheffield United||Sheffield||Champs Bar||Carling – £3.30||Strongbow – £3.30|
|Southampton||Southampton||Scholars Arms||Carlsberg – £2.90||Strongbow – £4.10|
|Tottenham Hotspur||London||Elbow Room||Carlsberg – £2.60||Strongbow – £2.85|
|West Brom||Birmingham||The Sportsman Club||Carling – £3.10||Strongbow – £3.40|
|West Ham United||London||The Ball and Ball||Amstel – £5||Orchard Thieves £5.10|
|Wolverhampton Wanderers||Wolverhampton||Hogshead Wolverhampton||Carling – £3.65||Symonds £3.65|
For the cider fans out there, 60% of pubs analysed offer Strongbow as their cheapest draught pint with prices varying by up to 57% depending on your chosen watering hole. Second City in Manchester charges £4.90 for a draught pint of Strongbow, whereas lucky Burnley residents can watch the game with the same drink for just £2.20.
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