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

    the best job sites in the UK!
    Are you looking for a job in London? We reviewed the best job sites in the UK and job agencies...
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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 Free Events in London this Weekend

The best free events this weekend 12-14 February By Manolis Zografakis No plans for the weekend? Fear not! As always, we’ve compiled the best free things to do in London this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. From music gigs and festivals, to Valentine and anti-Valentine specials, we’ve picked the best events of the weekend 12-14 February. So, have Continue Reading

Top 5 Budget Burger Joints in London

The best £10 or less burger deals in town By Antonis Kazoulis The almighty burger – a food that transcends cultures, generations and nations with the sheer simplicity and deliciousness held in between its two buns. It’s a dish that manages to stay both classic and relevant, reinventing and reintroducing itself in the most spectacular Continue Reading

HiFX – Bank-beating International Money Transfers

Bank-beating exchange rates on your international payments Whether you’re paying for an international invoice, topping up an overseas bank account, or sending money back home to your relatives, it’s essential that you do some research before making the payment so that you get the best possible deal. The problem is that many people use their Continue Reading

RoommatesUK’s Top tips for Renting In London On A Tight Budget

Clever ways to find a property to rent in London By Daniel Wolf from RoommatesUK London is considered one of the most expensive cities in the world to live in. Finding an affordable place to rent can be a challenge for many – whether new to London or not. When it comes to renting in London on Continue Reading

5 Free Romantic Things to do in London

Romantic things to do in London… for free! By Kelly Henderson (follow Kelly on Twitter @kellythekiwi) With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I am scratching my head trying to come up with a budget-friendly way of celebrating the day with my boyfriend. In the past we have baked cookies, taken a ride on the 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 cash 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 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.