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Pret A Manger Reviews

Updated 18 Feb 2020

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2.8
39%
Recommend to a Friend
36%
Approve of CEO
Pret A Manger CEO Pano Christou
Pano Christou
82 Ratings
  1. "team"

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    Current Employee - Team Member 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work in team, a lot of oportunities for grow up

    Cons

    nothing to say nothing to say nothing to say nothing to say nothing to say

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    Pret A Manger2020-02-18
  2. "Poor"

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    Former Employee - Team Member 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time

    Pros

    Free food on break like in all hopitality jobs

    Cons

    Constant lack of team members. People either call sick or quit all the time. Overworked shops lead to low standards. Pret is not worth the 8.65 and occasional bonus for the stress.

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    Pret A Manger2020-02-18
  3. "Good Environment"

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Hammersmith, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Weekly and good pay; friendly staff and management

    Cons

    Stressfull and fast paced environment

    Pret A Manger2020-02-18
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Avoid unless you are looking for a stopgap position"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time

    Pros

    Overall compensation and benefits package

    Cons

    The culture appears to be a remnant of another era of the business when Pret was really about people.

    Pret A Manger2020-02-14
  5. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Barista 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly Fun culture environment good food Good team

    Cons

    Too busy and stressful

    Pret A Manger2020-02-13
  6. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very good pay, benefits, fun environment to work in. Quick to go up the ladder in busier locations

    Cons

    Too much pressure on managers Managers then put a lot of pressure on staff and so on. In quieter areas, you feel stuck in one position, can't grow

    Pret A Manger2020-02-11
  7. "Team member"

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

    I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Entusiastic and energy boy, good person

    Cons

    Anything: i think the experience in this country

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    Pret A Manger2020-02-10
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Worst company, terrible culture"

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    Former Employee - Team Member 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time

    Pros

    Free coffee and food like in all cafe restaurant jobs

    Cons

    Toxic place, bullying leadership, lots of lies, they manipulate you to do more unpaid.

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    Pret A Manger2020-02-04
  9. Helpful (2)

    "Aweful company!"

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    Former Employee - Team Member 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time

    Pros

    There are no Pros, I'm only writing this because of the 5 word minimum requirement.

    Cons

    This job is bad you won't get treated with respect they will mock you behind your back. These people don't care about you, all you are to them is cheap labour, the management is awful. Constantly get shouted at so didn't like working there.

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    Pret A Manger2020-02-04
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Horrible, bullying and hostile environment"

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    Former Employee - Barista in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Pret A Manger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Getting paid Free coffee and food

    Cons

    Employees treated differently, management has their favourites Bullying environment Lazy and incompetent management and their favourite staff Work like a slave Damaging physical health and mental health Nobody cares, you are just a number Money making machine that does not care Too many cons

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    Pret A Manger2020-02-03

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