Friday 23 March 2018

Dublin is seventh cheapest city for a Club Sandwich while Paris is the dearest

The classic chicken, bacon, egg, lettuce and mayonnaise sandwich
The classic chicken, bacon, egg, lettuce and mayonnaise sandwich

James Hall and reporters

DUBLIN is the seventh cheapest city to order a club sandwich, according to a global league table of the popular hotel snack.

Paris has been named as the most expensive city in the world for a Club Sandwich, according to, which calculated the average price across 30 hotels in each of 26 major cities around the world.

The classic chicken, bacon, egg, lettuce and mayonnaise sandwich costs €24.82 in Paris, where prices range from €41.53 in a five-star hotel to €17.04 in a two-star hotel.

This compares with an average €11.64 sandwich in Dublin, a €12.41 sandwich in New York and a €13.96 sandwich in London.

London was ranked the tenth most expensive city in the league table, making it cheaper than cities including Copenhagen, Rome and Tokyo but more expensive than Hong Kong, Berlin and Amsterdam.

The cheapest of the 26 cities in the so-called Club Sandwich Index (CSI) is New Delhi, where the average Club costs €6.98.

Alison Couper, an executive at, said: “Paris may well be the gastronomic capital of the world, but at an average of €24.82 per Club, travellers may be better off sticking to a Croque-Monsieur.” took its prices from 10 five-star, 10 four-star, and 10 three-star hotels in each city.

In total 750 prices of a Club Sandwich were measured across 750 hotels. Local currencies were converted to Euro at the correct exchange rate today.

France – Paris €24.82

Switzerland – Geneva €24.82

Norway – Oslo €23.27

Japan – Tokyo €20.94

Italy – Rome €18.61

Finland – Helsinki €17.06

Sweden – Stockholm €17.06

Australia – Sydney €14.73

Denmark – Copenhagen €13.96

UK – London €13.96

Hong Kong €13.96

South Korea – Seoul €13.96

Germany – Berlin €13.18

Brazil – Brasilia €13.18

USA – New York €12.41

Holland – Amsterdam €12.41

Russia – Moscow €12.41

Spain – Madrid €12.41

Canada – Toronto €12.41

Ireland – Dublin €11.64

Singapore €10.86

China – Beijing €10.86

Colombia – Bogota €10.86

Argentina – Buenos Aires €7.76

Mexico – Mexico City €7.76

India – New Delhi €6.98

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