wagamama Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Dec 2, 2021

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wagamama CEO Thomas Heier
Thomas Heier
61 Ratings
Pros
  • "You get free food on each shift(in 131 reviews)

  • "inclusion are upper most in the wagamama culture - be yourself(in 59 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours/ Rotas are usually only realised a week ahead of schedule(in 104 reviews)

  • "no cons for working at wagamama(in 43 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great work place

      Oct 16, 2021 - Server in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Staff food Great team Understanding management

      Cons

      Long hours sometimes Can be very busy

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      No life job!!!

      Nov 29, 2021 - General Manager in Birmingham, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      monthly food allowance for the manager to spend with friends and family!

      Cons

      long hours; no appreciation; inexperienced senior management;

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      Oct 30, 2021 - Head Chef in Winchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good rota, good management training

      Cons

      Long hours, huge menu, pay rates for line chefs

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    4. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      No just no

      Dec 2, 2021 - Front of House Staff in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free food Great tips Paid weekly

      Cons

      No work/life balance Long hours Pressure to run around like a headless chicken Not socialising with staff

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good atmosphere bad pay for what it is

      Oct 22, 2021 - Front of House in Speke, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good atmosphere on shift !

      Cons

      Hard work long hours a lot of the time

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    6. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Hard Job not PAID enough

      Nov 3, 2021 - Server%2FWaitress in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      free meal on shift, flexible hours

      Cons

      LOW Pay, Long working hours, rude customers

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Energetic

      Sep 23, 2021 - Restaurant Team Member in Manchester, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Good vibe and good energy

      Cons

      Long hours hard to keep motivated at end of shift for cleaning

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place

      Sep 15, 2021 - Waitress in Bournemouth, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people, decent management and okay pay - tips are sometimes really good

      Cons

      Long hours, some problems with staffing (understaffed), kitchen problems

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Very good

      Aug 31, 2021 - Server/Waiter in Bridgend, Wales
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing and very very fun

      Cons

      Long hours and small breaks

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      wagamama Response

      hey there, thank you so much for taking the time to leave your 4 star review with us. it's fantastic to see that you have a positive outlook whilst working for wagamama. thank you for flagging your cons with us too - we really appreciate the honest feedback + we wish you all the best for the future wagamama recruitment team 😊

    10. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Nice people, but bad management

      Sep 9, 2021 - Kitchen Porter in Bristol, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free food, friendly people and good training

      Cons

      Stressful and long hours with low pay

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      wagamama Response

      hi there, thank you for taking the time to leave us your comments about working with us! we hope that you continue to enjoy working with your colleagues and relish the training opportunities available. we're always looking at ways to improve + would love to hear more from you! if you would like to send some further details to peopleservices@wagamama.com, we would really appreciate it! wagamama recruitment team 😊

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