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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3 Terrible Ideas Londoners Have Considered When Locked Out

Getting locked out is no fun. Don’t make it worse! Guest post by Simon Davies Finding yourself locked out of your home is enough to make even the most level-headed person panic. In a frantic attempt to get back into their homes, the people of London have followed through with awful decisions which are more Continue Reading

Free Film Screenings in London

A detailed list of the best free films in London in December By Manolis Zografakis We love free films, we really do, and we know that you love them too! That’s why every month, we round up the best free film events happening in London, from DIY film clubs showing free films in small pubs, bars or cafes and Continue Reading

Top 5 Ways To Stay Safe While Backpacking In Europe

Safety tips and helpful advice for backpacking in Europe Guest post by Damien Troy For many people, the conventional holiday abroad is slightly dull, and would prefer to throw themselves straight into the culture and environment of a foreign country. However, when backpacking in Europe, particularly on your own, there can be many safety issues attached to Continue Reading

10 Awesome & Cheap Happy Hour Deals In London

How to drink in Central London without spending a fortune By Sophia Moss (follow Sophia on Twitter: @EndlessMoss) London is notoriously expensive and our pubs/bars are no exception. A night out which would be perfectly affordable in most other cities can end up costing a fortune and even a few pints down the pub can end up Continue Reading

5 Food Staples For Under £1

Cooking doesn’t have to be expensive By Sophia Moss (follow Sophia on Twitter: @EndlessMoss) Cooking is the last thing you want to do at the end of a long day, but relying on ready meals or takeaways isn’t sustainable for someone who’s broke in London. Luckily,  there are loads of cheap food staples which can be used as Continue Reading

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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.