03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

London Surpasses Tokyo As Most Expensive City For Dining Out

London has overtaken Tokyo as the most expensive city in the world for dining out, with a meal now costing more than twice as much as in New York, according to Tim Zagat, whose guide to London restaurants is published today.

Dinner for one with a single drink in the U.K. capital costs 39.09 pounds ($79.44), compared with 35.10 pounds in Tokyo, which has slipped behind Paris, at 35.37 pounds. Meals in New York and Los Angeles cost 19.30 pounds and 15.63 pounds, respectively.

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