Cafe Rouge Reviews

Updated 13 Aug 2020

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4.2
84%
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87%
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Cafe Rouge CEO James Spragg
James Spragg
13 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice team, good tips, flexible schedule(in 7 reviews)

  • "Good opportunities working in a big company with a lovely staff that work together as a team and good incentives(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "long hours, tight budgets, customers(in 10 reviews)

  • "Bad food (staff food and overall), minimum wage, most of the kitchen staff doesn't speak/understand English so difficult to communicate(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good place"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Nottingham, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cafe Rouge full-time

    Pros

    Great team and area manager

    Cons

    Nothing some times right labour

  2. "Lack of employee support"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Maidstone, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cafe Rouge full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good tips, nice people, somewhat flexible

    Cons

    Sometimes working 10 days plus with no break or from 8am to midnight


  3. "Terrible management but good earning potential"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Waiting Staff in Dartford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cafe Rouge part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good earning potential - Busy cafè

    Cons

    Terrible management - No collaboration - individualism rather than group work

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  4. "Management"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior General Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cafe Rouge full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good hours, good development, good team

    Cons

    Out of date, tired, lack of dynamism, labour driven

  5. "just like any other chain"

    3.0
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Current Employee - Waiter in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I have been working at Cafe Rouge part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    50% off bill with CDG employee card

    Cons

    the usual of working as a waiter

  6. "Overall fun place to work, though hard"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Waitress in London, England

    I have been working at Cafe Rouge full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    flexible hours, cash tips, if you're lucky some great co workers who make all the difference to your shift.

    Cons

    Tighter and tigher budget, meaning less people on the floor... more running :)

  7. "Good company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Windsor, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great food Good people Good management Competive salary Free staff food Good promotions

    Cons

    Long hours Busy shifts from time to time Late rotas Unrealistic expectations

  8. "Good place to work"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server/Waiter in Grays, England

    I worked at Cafe Rouge part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good tips Fast paced Opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Long hours Bad management Not much support

  9. "Experience"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Barman/Waiter in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cafe Rouge part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very well paid and nice team

    Cons

    Long hours with heavy work

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  10. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brighton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cafe Rouge full-time

    Pros

    One of the best restaurants I been working too

    Cons

    Notting bad in this restaurant

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