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Mitchells & Butlers Reviews

Updated 17 January 2019
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Pros
  • "Flexible hours and working which were great as a student" (in 29 reviews)

  • "33% staff discount across all outlets" (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long Hours but really enjoyed the people" (in 45 reviews)

  • "Minimum wage- but that's expected" (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "love it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mitchells & Butlers full-time

    Pros

    love this job, such a good company too work for. Always enjoy coming to work to a good team and happy customers.

    Cons

    not really a lot of cons for this one, hours can some times be long but apart from that nothing.


  2. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mitchells & Butlers full-time

    Pros

    Great tips and working in a team.

    Cons

    The hours are often late nights.

    Advice to Management

    Be more positive than focusing on the negatives.

  3. "Front of house"

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    Current Employee - Apprentice in Preston, North West England, England
    Current Employee - Apprentice in Preston, North West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Mitchells & Butlers (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone is willing to work together to five the best service for our company

    Cons

    Time taking to get too and from work

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what they are doing because it's all running smoothly


  4. "Barmaid"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Mitchells & Butlers part-time

    Pros

    Had a great team I worked with, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Pay is minimum wage and management higher up don’t care about their front line teams, no recognition for doing a good job and working extra to cover

    Advice to Management

    Please reward team members more, even a thanks goes a long way!


  5. "bar staff"

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    Former Employee - FOH Team Member in London, England
    Former Employee - FOH Team Member in London, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mitchells & Butlers (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexible shifts, time off easy to sort out

    Cons

    no breaks, long hours, management can be pissy


  6. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mitchells & Butlers full-time

    Pros

    Not bad money for an easy job

    Cons

    UnSociable job don't get to see family much


  7. "Endless Development Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mitchells & Butlers full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The vast size of the company means that what ever direction you’re looking to develop your career, there is a path you can take.

    I started begin the bar and have worked my way through the ranks into a HR role, I’ve found that if you’re willing to develop and work hard, M&B will support you every step of the way.

    Cons

    If it’s a career and development you’re looking for, there are no cons

    Advice to Management

    Continue to put people first

  8. "front of house"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mitchells & Butlers full-time

    Pros

    fun team and nice clientele

    Cons

    Feels understaffed on busy nights


  9. "Bar staff for mitchells and butlers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Mitchells & Butlers full-time

    Pros

    Easy fun work getting to interact with people.

    Cons

    Under 21s paid 5.83 an hour, long hours and often working late on weekends.


  10. "M&B"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mitchells & Butlers part-time

    Pros

    Support with Training by management

    Cons

    Work outside of hours assigned on rota with little notice

    Advice to Management

    More notice with rotas as sometimes only issued a week in advance