Cafe Rouge Reviews

Updated Jul 6, 2021

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3.3
63%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
Approve of CEO
Cafe Rouge Director Greg Gibbons
Greg Gibbons
5 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good tips, nice people, somewhat flexible(in 9 reviews)

  • "Good team, nice environment to work in(in 6 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Same as all hospitality - long hours(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. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Rouge life

      Jun 3, 2021 - Waitress in London, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Development options Apprenticeship option in any level Good team

      Cons

      Long hours Weekly rota. That should be given more time in advance to be able to plan your days.

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      Cafe Rouge Response

      Thank you for taking the time to leave us a Glassdoor review! It's great to hear that you really feel part of the Rouge family. Thank you again and we're really glad you're enjoying your time with us!

    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Convenient

      Jun 28, 2021 - Waitress in Maidstone, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Shifts are convenient if you have other commitments and the tips can be good.

      Cons

      Sometimes staffing levels are too low because of the ratio of takings/staff.

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      Cafe Rouge Response

      Recruitment Manager

      Thank you for taking the time to leave us a Glassdoor review! It's great to hear that you really feel part of the Rouge family. Thank you again and we're really glad you enjoyed your time with us!

    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Classy brand, going the right direction

      May 24, 2021 - L&D Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Excellent internal and external development opportunities, options of cross-training to develop your career in many ways.

      Cons

      It would be lovely to see more of them

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      Cafe Rouge Response

      Thank you for taking the time to leave us a Glassdoor review! It's great to hear that you really feel part of the Rouge family. Thank you again and we're really glad you're enjoying your time with us!

    4. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      There are far nicer jobs in hospitality

      Jul 6, 2021 - FOH 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      free meal on shift, fellow staff are nice people

      Cons

      managers are not nice people, erratic shift patterns, nmw has not risen with the costs of living

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      Cafe Rouge Response

      Recruitment Manager

      We are really sorry to hear your views on Café Rouge. As a company we pride ourselves on the fantastic company culture and environment that has been created over the years. We would really like to discuss your feedback with you further. To do so please contact us at recruitment@bigtablegroup.com to arrange a suitable time.

    5. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Bad staff treatment

      Jun 13, 2021 - Sous Chef 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Free food and discoubt card

      Cons

      Long hours for poor wage

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      Cafe Rouge Response

      Recruitment Manager

      We are really sorry to hear your views on Café Rouge. As a company we pride ourselves on the fantastic company culture and environment that has been created over the years. We would really like to discuss your feedback with you further. To do so please contact us at recruitment@bigtablegroup.com to arrange a suitable time.

    6. 1.0
      Former Employee

      rubbish

      May 28, 2021 - Waiter/Bartender 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      The only good thing about working there was some of the people

      Cons

      mostly cons when working there

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      Cafe Rouge Response

      We are really sorry to hear your views on Café Rouge. As a company, we pride ourselves on the fantastic company culture and environment created over the years. We would really like to discuss your feedback with you further. To do so, please contact us at recruitment@bigtablegroup.com to arrange a suitable time.

    7. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Pretends to care about employees

      Apr 3, 2021 - General Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good food whilst working, good teams

      Cons

      Long hours no overtime, cancelled holidays, constantly changing goals so unable to achieve bonus, huge difference in salaries, lots of people initiatives at HQ that are not borne through to the actual restaurants

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      Cafe Rouge Response

      We are really sorry to hear your views on Café Rouge. As a company, we pride ourselves on the fantastic company culture and environment created over the years. We would really like to discuss your feedback with you further. To do so, please contact us at recruitment@bigtablegroup.com to arrange a suitable time.

    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Ok

      Apr 21, 2021 - Manager in Reading, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nothing special, all same like others

      Cons

      Underpaying salary, long hours no social life

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      Cafe Rouge Response

      We are really sorry to hear your views on Café Rouge. As a company, we pride ourselves on the fantastic company culture and environment created over the years. We would really like to discuss your feedback with you further. To do so, please contact us at recruitment@bigtablegroup.com to arrange a suitable time.

    9. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Busy job

      Apr 14, 2021 - Door Host in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The pay rate was ok for my age

      Cons

      No room for development or responsibility

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      Cafe Rouge Response

      We are really sorry to hear your views on Café Rouge. As a company, we pride ourselves on the fantastic company culture and environment created over the years. We would really like to discuss your feedback with you further. To do so, please contact us at recruitment@bigtablegroup.com to arrange a suitable time.

    10. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Positive

      Jan 25, 2021 - Waitress 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Nice team and you got to keep your own tips

      Cons

      - Long hours, especially over holiday periods

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      Cafe Rouge Response

      Thank you for taking the time to leave us a Glassdoor review! It's great to hear that you really feel part of the Rouge family. Thank you again and we're really glad you're enjoying your time with us!

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