Mitchells & Butlers Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 19 Sep 2020

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3.6
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271 Ratings
Pros
  • "Discounts in their pubs and hotels(in 46 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours that could work round my time at university(in 45 reviews)

Cons
  • "long hours shift and working hour mostly include weekend(in 89 reviews)

  • "Minimum wage pay, have to work a lot of hours to get decent pay(in 59 reviews)

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  1. "Good benefits and flexible hours"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front of House in Orpington, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Mitchells & Butlers part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits including sick pay, share incentive and discount

    Cons

    Long hours and have to work bank holidays, weekends

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  2. "Good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Boston, England

    I have been working at Mitchells & Butlers part-time

    Pros

    Friendly team, good incentives and enjoyable job.

    Cons

    Long hours, no breaks,very busy


  3. "Poor managaement"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Currently Unemployed in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mitchells & Butlers full-time

    Pros

    Great customer relationships Good wages Great Friendships with colleagues Tips from customers Discount on food when on and off shift

    Cons

    Poor Management communication Long hours Short staffed Unrealistic sale targets Management put unnecessary stress on staff

  4. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Waitress 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mitchells & Butlers full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company benefits, nice working environment

    Cons

    Long hours, lack of room for growth

  5. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server/Bartender in Ryde, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Mitchells & Butlers part-time

    Pros

    Staff discount Enjoyable shifts Enjoyable staff Good pay

    Cons

    Long hours Sometimes anti social hours

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  6. "happy"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in West Byfleet, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mitchells & Butlers full-time

    Pros

    salary, accomodation for managmnet team

    Cons

    long hours , long shifts , overtime

  7. "Pays the bills, not a career"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Chef in Manchester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Mitchells & Butlers full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good 'family' atmosphere between colleges, managers very lenient on things such as holidays (allowed me to take a month off 3 times a year to go travelling)

    Cons

    Long hours, poor rates of pay, stressful environment, little to no room for progression

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  8. "Great staff, Long Hours"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front of House Team Member in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Mitchells & Butlers full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Meet great people -33% dine with us discount

    Cons

    - Long hours for little money

  9. "Grear place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Plymouth, England

    I have been working at Mitchells & Butlers full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, great staff, benefits, bonuses, great pay

    Cons

    Long hours, late nights, work weekends, work holidays, hectic

  10. "Inconsistent Hours and Low Pay"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Bartender in Reading, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Mitchells & Butlers full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Made great friends, great team, sociable environment

    Cons

    - Inconsistent hours and therefore inconsistent pay - sometimes would work incredibly long hours, sometimes would work for a couple hours and be sent home. Not a good job for a reliable income. - Low pay, and sometimes very hard and exhausting work, finishing late into the night working 8 hours shifts without a break.

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