It gets worse though. Our own East Anglia region suffered a particularly high uplift - 5.14%. The average price of a pint of real ale in the region is now £2.37p (though prices in and around Cambridge are generally significantly higher than this). Only the South-East/London (£2.42p) has higher average prices. Other key findings of the survey were With pub prices for all beers, not just real ales, becoming so high it's little wonder than many people choose to stock up on cheap booze from the supermarket or worse (for the economy) from across the Channel. The connection between pub closures (see separate article) and brewery/pub owner pricing policies is an easy one to make.