Greene King Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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2.9
45%
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75%
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43 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good discount percentage on any Greene King Pub(in 49 reviews)

  • "Staff discount at all GK pubs and hotels(in 35 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours and occasionally to much emphasis on the balance sheet(in 85 reviews)

  • "Managers can be bad depending on brand and pub you're working in(in 67 reviews)

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  1. "Great place for PT work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Graduate Student in Bath, England

    I have been working at Greene King part-time

    Pros

    Good hourly pay, good shift lengths. Fun team

    Cons

    Bar work means lots of time on your feet, can be tiring

  2. "Pub Assistant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bar Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Greene King part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent working environment and very flexible hours.

    Cons

    None. A little bit of time pressure when it comes to serving all the customers but other than no problem.


  3. "s"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in Virginia Water, England

    I have been working at Greene King part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours for a student

    Cons

    Experience depends on the number of staff and customers

  4. "flexible work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bartender in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Greene King part-time

    Pros

    the hours are quite flexible

    Cons

    the training required is excessive

  5. "Unhappy and undervalued"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Member in Wallingford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Greene King part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The team I had, I was lucky.

    Cons

    Understaffed and undervalued. Always busy with no help from area managers

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  6. "Great"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Front of House Staff in Fareham, England

    I worked at Greene King part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits Flexibility Great team Fun Happy place to work

    Cons

    Some times it was a bit hectic

  7. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Server/Bartender in Leeds, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Greene King full-time

    Pros

    Push staff to do the best they can

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say here

  8. "Good pay"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Kitchen Porter in Preston, North West England, England

    I have been working at Greene King part-time

    Pros

    Good atmosphere and good staff

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  9. "Good experience"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Bournemouth, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Greene King full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good way of getting experience in hospitality Good staff discounts Easy to shift to another pub if needed

    Cons

    Team hours too low - often understaffed Not a lot of support from higher up

  10. "Very nice company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Greene King full-time

    Pros

    Very Nice compony Having nice policy

    Cons

    No cons found us during service

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