The Price Marking (Food and Drink Services) Order 2003

Manner of indication of prices and charges

7.  (1)  an indication of price shall be unambiguous, easily identifiable and clearly legible by an intending purchaser and shall comply with such of the following provisions of this article as may be applicable.

(2) In the case of an eating area, the indication shall be given at or near the entrance to the eating area so that an intending purchaser can see it before entering that area or, in the case of an eating area in a railway carriage where an intending purchaser requests the supply of food at the place at which it is to be consumed, at that place.

(3) In the case of a supply area, the indication shall be given at the place where an intending purchaser chooses the food and, if that indication cannot be seen by an intending purchaser before entering the supply area, a further indication shall be given at or near the entrance to the supply area.

(4) In the case of a take-away area the indication shall be given at the place where an intending purchaser chooses the food.

(5) Any additional charge or minimum charge payable shall be indicated at least as prominently as the price of any food to which it relates.

(6) An indication of price or charge shall be in sterling.

(7) If a person indicates his willingness to accept foreign currency in payment for the sale of food, he shall, in addition to the price indication in sterling, either—

(a)(i)give an indication of the price of that food in the foreign currency in question together with any commission to be charged; or

(ii)clearly identify the conversion rate on the basis of which the foreign currency price will be calculated together with any commission to be charged; and

(b)indicate that such price or conversion rate does not apply to transactions via a payment card to be applied to accounts denominated in currencies other than sterling, the conversion rate for which will be that applied by the relevant payment scheme which processes the transaction.