Jobs,Rooms and Links for a Budget Life in London | Broke in London
  • Jobs in London

    find the latest jobs in London
    Are you looking for a job in London? Find the latest jobs in the UK via our job site....
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  • Rooms to Rent

    cheap rooms to rent in London
    Looking for cheap short term or long term accommodation in London? Find the top UK accommodation websites and tips on...
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  • Things to Do

    fun-filled experience for free?
    Wondering what’s on in London? Find a list of all the major UK entertainment websites that provide info about cheap...
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  • Cheap Shopping

    shop smart and save money
    The right place to find great websites and tips to help you save money on shopping. We have all the...
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  • Transportation

    you don’t need teleportation!
    This section provides great websites, advice and information on how to get around London cheaply! You will find websites...
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  • Free Stuff

    cheap is good but free is better!
    We love free stuff the same as you do! From free haircuts and yoga classes to online courses and free...
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Want To Study in London? Follow This 5-Step Checklist

Guest post by John Smith Moving to London as a student can be daunting and exciting in the same breath.  We’ve put together a brief guide to help you prepare for living in London. Follow this 5-step checklist that includes travelling in London, the different areas to live, student self-storage to look after your things, Continue Reading

Home Renovation, Do It Yourself or Pay a Professional?

Guest post by Orgest Bushati For small and simple projects, “do it yourself” may work. For complex and risky projects, call a professional. This advice is given by Junk Bunk rubbish removal London, the waste disposal company in London, for those homeowners who want to undertake a renovation. Something is appealing about the Do-It-Yourself idea Continue Reading

Why has Lebanese Food Has Become So Popular?

Guest post by Chris Cullen The Lebanese have always been prideful of their cuisine. They have generations of unique recipes passed down from one to the other. Nowadays, you will find Lebanese restaurants packed full of people looking to enjoy delicious recipes with unique spices across the globe. This is especially true in London where Continue Reading

Free Tickets For Young People At The Islington Festival of Music and Art

“Silver linings”. Born out of hunger for live events straight after lockdown, the Islington Festival is returning to some iconic venues that the North London Borough has to offer. The Festival prides itself on being able to offer FREE tickets to most concerts for young people aged 8 to 25, thanks to the support of Continue Reading

6 Ways to Get Cheap Bites on Vacation

Guest post by Lauren Cordell Food is always a concern when travelling on a budget. It’s already hard to figure out how to afford three meals a day on top of your other travel expenses, yet food costs easily add up when you’re away from home! The good news is, with advanced planning, you can Continue Reading

What Does the Future Hold for Retirement Interest-Only Mortgages?

Guest post by John Lawson Many working people between 25-35 purchase homes as soon as they qualify for a mortgage. Many individuals make purchases later in life. They may be looking for alternatives to pay the rest of their debt and the equity release companies to avoid when remortgaging. What Is a Retirement Interest-Only Mortgage? Continue Reading

How to Prepare For Your First Job Interview in London

Guest post by Rebekka Venter for StudentJob UK “There is a first time for everything”, right? Right. But just because there is a first time for everything, doesn’t take away from the fact that first interviews can be extremely daunting. Whether this is your first ever job interview, or simply your first one in London, Continue Reading

8 Resume Writing Tips to Help You Find Work in the UK in 2022

Guest post by Dennis Lodge If you have chosen to read this article, you probably already experienced the fact that London job hunting is a competitive endeavour. To live up to this competition, you should shake off the dust from your resume. Continue reading and you will know the best resume writing tips for landing Continue Reading

3 Recipes To Try This Bank Holiday Weekend

Guest post by Katerina Francis-Duma The Jubilee is upon us, (God save the happy and glorious bank holiday) and who doesn’t like an extra day off? This four-day weekend is the perfect opportunity to try a slightly more advanced recipe than you usually might, and we have just the dishes you should look into. Here Continue Reading

Top 5 Cheapest Golf Clubs to Play a Round in London

Guest post by Jordan Fuller Golf is known to be a gentleman and gentlewoman’s game, but it also has a reputation of being a “rich people’s” sport… Which is far from the truth! While you may have to spend a little on good golf clubs, playing a fun round on a beautiful golf course doesn’t Continue Reading

Broke on your birthday? Here’s how to throw a bash on a budget!

Guest post by Anannya Chaudhary Remember when birthday celebrations used to be grand? Assorted colour balloons, a special themed cake, streamers, party poppers and a tiara for the special birthday girl? Those were the days! Birthday parties have turned into yet another occasion to keep up with the Pinterest-worthy Instagram photographs. Massive flower centrepieces, games, Continue Reading

Free Outdoor Yoga in Paddington Every Tuesday throughout Summer

Guest post by Catherine McDowall Don’t let an empty wallet get in the way of your wellbeing and fitness goals this year. Live Karma Yoga in partnership with the PaddingtonNow are offering free yoga to all every Tuesday throughout June, July and August. Only a few minutes from Paddington Station, this free vinyasa flow yoga Continue Reading

Living in London on a Budget



Broke in London is a ‘survival guide’ website for new, old and soon to be Londoners who are looking into living in London on a budget. It aggregates websites and offers you all the information you need to deal with the high cost of living in London. We have compiled a comprehensive list of all the websites and links to help in your search for affordable renting in London, finding a job and ways to make some extra money or save some cash, places to shop and eat in London and budget transportation or cheap travel when moving around, cheap things to do in London including cheap London attractions as well as any other money saving offers. Whether you are a local or international student, current or wannabe expatriate, employed in the city or just moving to London because you can, Broke in London gives you all the help you need to discover what this beautiful city has to offer to those who are looking to live in London on a budget.

From finding a place to stay and things to do in London for free …

Just moved in the city and feeling overwhelmed with the cost of living in London not even knowing where to start tracking places to eat in London let alone renting in London ha? You shall not fear! Having been in your shoes not that long ago, all of us, the Broke in London team, we know how it feels when first moving to London. It was the vision of the Broke in London’s ‘spiritual leader’ and student at the time, Manolis, to create a one stop solution for all of you-us, who are trying to sort out ourselves in London while making the most out of the things to do in London for free. Following sleepless nights, gazillion hours of research and based on our own experiences living in London on a budget we have put together a list of all the possible websites and resources you will need when looking for a job, room, cool free stuff and advice when first moving to London.

..to mapping cheap places to eat in London and getting a job!

But mapping out all the budget renting in London, jobsearch and event resources is not all we do. Through our job board you will find the latest jobs in London. Through our social media updates, articles and newsletters we are sharing with you on a daily basis the outcomes of our daily labour of mapping all possible things to do in London for free, cool low budget major or localised events and any other life advice we have for you; We are using it ourselves so we may as well share it with the rest of you .. because although London is one of the most expensive cities, like ever… still there are cheap things to do in London. (who would have guest) and we know that it is possible to have a very cool life even if Broke in London.