Pret sandwich costs up to 25p more at a branch five miles away
7th May 2022

Pret sandwich costs up to 25p more at a branch five miles away – with prices differing between its 464 shops

  • Pret charges Kensington customers 20p more for drinks than those in Brixton
  • Office workers buying a drink, sandwich, sweet item and crisps face 80p gulfs
  • Regular Jen Newton said: ‘I thought Pret must have increased their prices’
  • News comes as Britain faces bout of ‘Shrinkflation’ with items getting smaller 

Customers at Pret could end up paying 80p more for lunch, depending on which branch they use.

The cost of food and drinks differs between its 464 branches, including those just a few miles from each other.

In London alone, sandwiches cost up to 25p more and beverages 20p more at its High Street Kensington branch compared with its Brixton branch, just five miles away.

Sandwiches cost 20p more in prime location Pret branches compared with less central ones

Smoked salmon sandwiches cost £4.50 or £4.25 respectively, cookies were £2.20 or £1.95, lattes £3.15 or £2.95 and crisps £1.30 or £1.20.

Office workers buying a drink, sandwich, sweet item and crisps would therefore pay as much as 80p more. 

Customer Jen Newton, a property manager, 55, from South London, said: ‘I normally get lunch near the branch at home but was out and about and saw the price was higher. 

Pret salads and lunch boxes are among numerous popular items found at different prices

She added: ‘I thought Pret must have increased their prices. But the server said they hadn’t.

‘So I took a note of prices and compared them to my local branch. 

 ‘Over a month, this would really add up.’

Office workers buying four items in a single visit could pay 80p more depending where it is

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