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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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

How To Travel the World for Free or Cheap (Or on a Budget) in 2022

By Eloise Empleton Living in London is exciting, there is no doubt about that. London is a city where there is something for everyone, whatever you’re into. Living and working in the big city can be intense though and you may feel at some point that you want to escape for a while and do Continue Reading

4 Essential Steps to Work Remotely from London

Guest post by Amanda Cole In 2022, remote work is already the norm. Working from home, a coffee shop, well, basically from anywhere in the world is now an accepted and popular way to get things done. London is the perfect city to be a remote worker – it’s full of culture, opportunity, and excitement. Continue Reading

10 Tips and Tactics for Applying for Jobs in the UK in 2022

Guest post by KC Raj / KCR Consultants Are you looking for a job in the UK? If so, you’re in luck. The job market is expected to be booming in 2022, with plenty of opportunities available for qualified candidates. This blog post will provide you with ten tips and tactics to help you stand Continue Reading

How To Save Money on Eating out in London

There are many benefits to eating out in London, including the sheer variety of cuisines you can enjoy at different price points and quality levels. Ingredients, for example, play a big part in that. You can find top notch eats for relatively low prices. One of favourites in London for that is Bancone, a gorgeous Continue Reading

How Much Do People Pay For Clothing?

Guest post by Rebecca Lee From luxurious silk scarves and diamond-studded dresses to plain cotton T-shirts and jeans, clothes serve different functions for different people. They protect us from heat and cold, blanket our insecurities, and empower us to express ourselves. Considering the tremendous diversity in the clothes people choose to buy, there is naturally Continue Reading

Woking Transport: Affordable Ways of Getting To & From London Airports

Guest post by Timothy Jones We know that transportation to the airport can be stressful, even if you are on your way to an exciting holiday or any other travel adventures await. We always recommend booking ahead, so you know what to expect on your journey to relax and enjoy every aspect of your travel, Continue Reading

How to Set Up a Bank Account in London in 2022

By Niki Olymbiou Whether you’re about to move to London or you have already moved you will probably need to open up a bank account. Here are some things to consider when opening a bank account in the UK. Firstly, speak to your home bank as they may have a correspondent banking relationship with a Continue Reading

Living Frugally: 20 Clever Ways to Save Money on Groceries

By Eloise Empleton Did you realise that you can save a small fortune if you shop wisely for your food? This can really add up over time and it is really worth considering how you can be a smart shopper, especially with the cost of living rising at a rapid rate. There can be ways Continue Reading

Cheap Events For Students To Attend In London

Guest post by Skiddle Staff Everyone knows London isn’t exactly the cheapest place on Earth. It can be pretty boujee, to say the least. But being a student is all about living off Pot Noodles, scraping by on pennies, and, obviously, going out as often as possible, which can be tricky seeing as a pint 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.