Compare wagamama vs Las Iguanas BETA

See how working at wagamama vs. Las Iguanas compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at wagamama vs. Las Iguanas. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
wagamama company icon

wagamama

Las Iguanas company icon

Las Iguanas

Employee Ratings

  • Las Iguanas scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 323 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.7
(based on 123 reviews)
Las Iguanas employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than wagamama employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Career Opportunities
4.6
Las Iguanas employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than wagamama employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
Las Iguanas employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than wagamama employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.0
Senior Management
4.6
Las Iguanas employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than wagamama employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.2
Culture & Values
4.5
Las Iguanas employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than wagamama employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
wagamama Ceo Emma Woods
92%
92%Emma Woods
CEO Approval
Las Iguanas Ceo Julie McEwan
100%
100%Julie McEwan
Las Iguanas employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than wagamama employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
% Recommend to a friend
93%
Las Iguanas employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than wagamama employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
Positive Business Outlook
87%
Las Iguanas employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than wagamama employees rated theirs.

Salaries

wagamama has 247 more total submitted salaries than Las Iguanas.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
General Manager27 Salaries
£35,766/yr
Line Chef20 Salaries
£8/hr
Kitchen Porter5 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
General Manager8 Salaries
£39,858/yr
Waitress8 Salaries
£8/hr
Kitchen Porter1 Salaries
£7/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at wagamama.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at Las Iguanas.
  • wagamama had 42 more reviews than Las Iguanas that mentioned "Long hours" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 68 reviews)
"Good tips"(in 28 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 7 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 5 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 48 reviews)
"Split shifts"(in 28 reviews)
Cons
"Hard work"(in 8 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 6 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - People Team

I have been working at wagamama full-time for less than a year

Pros

from the minute i joined wagamama i felt so welcome and part of the family and did just fall in love the company. working here is like no where i have ever worked before, from the amazing food,... restaurants and most importantly people. wagamama have such a clear purpose and vision that it makes it so easy to know what you are all striving to achieve and how you are going to get there. i love that you are challenged to be the best version of you, given stretch in your role but also that there is such genuine care for your personal life and well being too.

Cons

if you struggle with a fast paced environment then wagamama may not be for you

"Like a family"20 Mar 2020

Current Employee - Supervisor/Key Holder

I have been working at Las Iguanas full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Good incentives good surroundings positive atmosphere new learning and can always promote in internal

Cons

Hard work but worth it

Advice to Management

None

Job Postings

wagamama has 3 more recently posted open jobs than Las Iguanas.