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Pret A Manger Reviews

Updated 13 January 2019
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Pret A Manger Chief Executive Clive Schlee
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Pros
  • "Working hours, free food, good discount" (in 80 reviews)

  • "mystery shopper bonus every week" (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • "I'm often on shifts where team members are talking to each other in front of me in polish" (in 26 reviews)

  • "Sometimes working extra long hours and extra days in the week" (in 23 reviews)

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  1. "Sales floor team member"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in London, England
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Team Member in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The food is delicious and free.

    Cons

    You have to clean toilets.

    Advice to Management

    Increase the pay.


  2. "Waiter"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger part-time

    Pros

    Very nice Team, Good salary.

    Cons

    Noise environment, can be very busy

  3. "Tim Member Star"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bishops Stortford, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bishops Stortford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The best reasons are the Tim is friendly, managers are I and helpful all the time we are in a good atmosphere, helpful and friendly, more than family Tim even is a quite busy place

    Cons

    I working from Jun 2011 in Pret A manger in Stansted Airport, I like to work in this company, for more than 8 years I filing like is my family.

    Advice to Management

    For managers I don't have specific advice, everyone has to treat the customers like that, that they want to be tried when we are like customers, more focus, attention, smail, chat and, with not interact and pushing, more regular training and short meting in a family-friendly way


  4. "Team Member"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Weekly pay, good co-workers and food. Nice Pret Parties

    Cons

    Depends on the shop you're assigned


  5. "Team member at Pret"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Weekly pay, flexible hours, great co-workers from all walks of life

    Cons

    The GM at this particular branch was impossible to work with


  6. "Team member"

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    Former Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Former Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits, pay, good food

    Cons

    rotas need to be out more consistently and in advance can feel like you can't plan ahead unless you have set hours

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing


  7. "Front of House Leader"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front of House Leader in London, England
    Former Employee - Front of House Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for, paying well, you are getting the stuff food as well. Great staff parties.

    Cons

    A little bit of pressure if you are working in the busy shop, also you need to get up early sometimes.

  8. "Team Leader"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in London, England
    Current Employee - Team Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and weekly pay

    Cons

    Don’t care about staff just business needs

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to your staff


  9. "Team Member"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Current Employee - Team Member in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Weekly Bonus
    Free Food
    Good Benefits
    Pret Parties

    Cons

    Very hierarchical system, will make you work like donkey if you are lowest level.

    Advice to Management

    Stay humans don't turn into machines.


  10. "Lots of perks of the job"

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    Current Employee - Team Member
    Current Employee - Team Member
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    50% off
    Excellent Pay
    Extra £1 an hour from the mystery shopper bonus
    Parties
    Easy interviews
    Paid breaks

    Cons

    Can get very busy and tiring if in a busy store