Mitchells & Butlers Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 22 Jan 2021

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Pros
  • "high pay, flexible hours, breaks, family relationship(in 53 reviews)

  • "Ability to move to different pubs easy(in 52 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Very long hours with little flexibility for time off(in 105 reviews)

  • "Only minimum wage is paid, poor for a large company(in 63 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great company

      29 Dec 2020 - General Manager in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great career progression and great challenge on a daily basis job

      Cons

      Not enough employee benefits, long hours

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Cut throat area manager

      9 Jan 2021 - General Manager in Cardiff, Wales, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      pay and initial training was ok

      Cons

      long hours no support RBM was not professional - to the point of bullying and harassment targets set but even if achieved it wasn't good enough

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Take advantage of progression

      22 Jan 2021 - Team Leader in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      If supported by your manager, it can be relatively easy to progress from bar tender, team leader to assistant manager etc. Ability to move to different pubs easy

      Cons

      It’s still pub work, long hours, unsociable

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      26 Nov 2020 - Student in Birmingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I only spent a brief time there, however, I made lasting connections and was welcomed by the team

      Cons

      Long hours, however, no longer than a typical kitchen role

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Decent for students

      14 Jan 2021 - Frount of House Team Member in Rotherham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - The tips are great I believe

      Cons

      - Working long hours and expected to stay on for a long time, don't expect to finish when you are scheduled to

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Bartender at Marquis of granby

      19 Nov 2020 - Bar Tender 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good team, bar was busy and lively

      Cons

      Long hours and long distance personally

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Good enough for a part time student

      14 Dec 2020 - Kitchen Staff in Guildford, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good experience if you want to go into the catering industry full time Staff culture

      Cons

      Understaffed Immense pressure Long hours Extremely difficult to get time off Dire pay Exhausting work

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Know what you are getting yourself into.

      8 Jan 2021 - Assistant Restaurant Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A large company with the resources to help your personal development.

      Cons

      Management, Cleanliness, forced to work extremely long hours. 1 day off a week.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Depends on manager

      10 Oct 2020 - Culinary (Commis Chef) in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good flexibility with days off great team Nice atmosphere at work depending on your team

      Cons

      long hours typical day in kitchen is 12 hours

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Team Coach

      6 Nov 2020 - Team Coach in Wolverhampton, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly, Organised, Fast Paced, Kind

      Cons

      Long Hours, Annoying Customers, Online Training

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