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 10 Free Events in London in September

The best free things to do in London this month by Jen (follow Jen on Twitter:[email protected]) Usually this is the time of year when I say that summer is over – but given the recent heat wave I think that London has a bit of summer left. As always, if nothing on my list tickles your fancy, Continue Reading

Top 5 Late-Night Joints On The Victoria and Central Lines

Late-night adventurers – it’s time to go exploring! By Steph Dye (follow Steph on Twitter: @HelloIAmSteph) Recently, it feels like us Londoners have been talking about nothing else: all sorts of people, from politicians to your next door neighbour have weighed in with their opinions on the Night Tube since it was announced two years Continue Reading

The Best Websites for Buying Cheap Furniture

Save money by buying cheap furniture online By Kelly Henderson (follow Kelly on Twitter @kellythekiwi) Whenever I think of buying furniture, IKEA is the first store that pops into my head. It is good value, sells just about everything you can imagine and you can order online (although going to the store is very cool!). Continue Reading

Top 5 Cheap Events in London this Bank Holiday Weekend 26-29 August

The best free and cheap things to do this long weekend  By Manolis Zografakis Got no plans for the bank holiday weekend? No worries! We’ve found the best free and cheap things to do in London this Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Every August, it feels like everyone is talking about Notting Hill Carnival, right? However, there plenty of people Continue Reading

Top 10 Budget, Riverside Restaurants in London

Eat and drink in style on the banks of the River Thames! By Steph Dye (follow Steph on Twitter: @HelloIAmSteph) Eating on the riverside can be a lot things. It can be romantic or fun; care-free or posh; cosmopolitan or countrified. However, it is nearly always expensive, as you are paying for the view every 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.