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    I'm settled on en-suite, and I was pretty convinced I was going catered as well as it seemed cheaper and much easier, but having worked it out I'm not so convinced it's a better deal.

    Birks Grange en-suite works out as £137 per week self catered, and £214 catered (up by £5 since last year). It doesn't seem to me that breakfast and dinner are worth the £77 difference.

    Could you please give me an idea on how much you spend per week on food if you're in self catered? Also do you regret your choice of accommodation?

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    Hi!
    I'm not in the UK currently, but I've been living on my own for 2 years. I spent a maximum of 100 gbp on food every month (all meals, including coffee at cafés at least twice a week), and sometimes catered for my man. The months where I ate out more than once I probably spent 150 gbp.
    Food is generally more expensive in my country than in the UK, so in my opinion - based on the information you've provided - 77 gbp pcw isn't worth it.
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    (Original post by suhwaki)
    Hi!
    I'm not in the UK currently, but I've been living on my own for 2 years. I spent a maximum of 100 gbp on food every month (all meals, including coffee at cafés at least twice a week), and sometimes catered for my man. The months where I ate out more than once I probably spent 150 gbp.
    Food is generally more expensive in my country than in the UK, so in my opinion - based on the information you've provided - 77 gbp pcw isn't worth it.
    Yeah that's about the amount I was expecting. Thanks!
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    Don't forget the catered contract is shorter, though; so the real difference is more like £42 a week.
 
 
 
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