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Nando's UK Reviews

Updated 25 April 2019
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Pros
  • "Free food with every single shift" (in 72 reviews)

  • "Free meal up to 10 pounds after each shift;" (in 55 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours they had rotirng at times" (in 48 reviews)

  • "The only thing I do struggle with is work/life balance" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Restaurant Manager in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Current Employee - Assistant Restaurant Manager in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's UK full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Valued and trusted to do a great job

    Cons

    Working weekends and late at night

    Nando's UK Response

    4 Apr 2019 – Nando's UK

    Morning, thanks for your comments - really good to hear you're generally enjoying your time in Nando's. regarding your less positive comments, we would suggest speaking to your Patrao to see if they... More


  2. "Tough but rewarding"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Host in Cardiff, Wales
    Former Employee - Host in Cardiff, Wales
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nando's UK part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great customers most of the times
    Helpful and super friendly team
    Supportive managing team

    Cons

    Long working hours on closing shifts
    No tips

    Nando's UK Response

    4 Apr 2019 – Nando's UK

    Morning, thanks for your feedback. We always love hearing from ex-Nandocas about their time with us and what we could do better, so we'll make sure your comments are noted.

  3. "Working at Nandos"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Nandoca in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Former Employee - Nandoca in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I worked at Nando's UK part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Hours were very flexible, great for students. If you're good at your job management seem keen to help you get promoted within the company.

    Cons

    Nobody tips at Nandos and everything is shared, total tips for a year working full time ended up around £50.

    Nando's UK Response

    17 Apr 2019 – Nando's UK

    Hey, thanks for your comments. Because of our service style the tips are naturally lower but pleased to hear you generally had a good time in the Nando's family.


  4. "Superb Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Nando's UK full-time

    Pros

    Staff perks are great
    - 3 Regional Parties a year.
    - Free meals on breaks as well as being paid and good discount when not at work.
    - Staff days out.
    - Staff is like one big supportive family.

    Cons

    Can not think of anything.

    Nando's UK Response

    2 Apr 2019 – Nando's UK

    Really great to hear you loved your time in the Nando's family! Hope all is well with what you're up to now.


  5. "Good pay, value staff, great benefits"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Nandoca (Front of House)
    Current Employee - Nandoca (Front of House)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's UK part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pay everyone the same hourly wage (7.60ish) no matter what age, extremely flexible hours, paid breaks every 4.5 hours, free meal on shift, 40% off on weekdays, helpful managers

    Cons

    Some unfriendly staff, some managers have favourites

    Nando's UK Response

    1 Apr 2019 – Nando's UK

    Hey, many thanks for your comments. Great to hear you're generally enjoying your time in the Nando's family, but you're welcome to email HRsupport@nandos.co.uk with more detail around your less... More


  6. "Working as a cashier & waitress"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part Time Cashier in Leeds, England
    Current Employee - Part Time Cashier in Leeds, England

    I have been working at Nando's UK part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free food - and it's good!
    Good employee discount for friends and family
    Flexible hours so good for students
    Sociable environment - staff parties within store and regional (free drinks)

    Cons

    Fast paced working environment so it can be stressful
    Some customers are rude - but you get that anywhere
    Late nights
    Unlike other restaurants, staff are expected to clean and close the restaurant

    Nando's UK Response

    16 Apr 2019 – Nando's UK

    Hey, thanks for your comments. It's good to hear you're enjoying your time in the Nando's family generally, but if the hours are an issue for you, we would suggest speaking to your Patrao to see if... More


  7. "Good place"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Nandoca in London, England
    Current Employee - Nandoca in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Nando's UK full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good management good benefits nice people

    Cons

    Bit of an annoying job/customers. Get bored easily

    Advice to Management

    Customers aren’t always right

    Nando's UK Response

    15 Apr 2019 – Nando's UK

    Morning, thanks for your review. Pleased to hear you're generally enjoying your time in the Nando's family, but we would suggest speaking to your Patrao about your less positive comments to see if... More

  8. "Lovely people"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier/Waitress in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Former Employee - Cashier/Waitress in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nando's UK part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good team, training and company ethos.

    Cons

    Tried several roles, and no obvious complaints.

    Nando's UK Response

    12 Apr 2019 – Nando's UK

    Morning! Thanks for your review, always good to hear from people that enjoyed their time in the Nando's family.


  9. ""Good place to work, high paced and good learning experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nando's UK part-time

    Pros

    Good pay for part time work,

    Cons

    Management at particular restaurant were poor

    Nando's UK Response

    10 Apr 2019 – Nando's UK

    Morning, thanks for your comments. We'd like to look into your less positive comments further - if you drop an email to HRsupport@nandos.co.uk with more detail we'll look into it.


  10. "Buddy Trainer at Nando’s"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Buddy Trainer in Manchester, England
    Current Employee - Buddy Trainer in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's UK full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Amazing company to work for, they offer ample benefits to all employees, including paid breaks, free meals on shift, competitive wage & are extremely flexible with time off and personal life commitments.

    Cons

    Rude customers are a given in any hospitality role.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to do what you are doing.