J D Wetherspoon Reviews

Updated 6 Jul 2020

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3.5
67%
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78%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
683 Ratings
Pros
  • "staff looked after for pub environment(in 121 reviews)

  • "Good pay Good people Good atmosphere(in 117 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours on your feet all day(in 196 reviews)

  • "Pub dependent on how well managed everything is(in 195 reviews)

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  1. "Pretty average place to work."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eltham
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Monthly bonus, higher rate of pay after training, 50% off food on shift, 20% off when your not working. Shares in the company after 2 years.

    Cons

    Can sometimes overwork yourself, having a sick day is hard work to get, full time work gives you no free time. Late night shifts.

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  2. "Good student job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bar Associate in Loughborough, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay for under 21's

    Cons

    Not much well being support

  3. "Experiencw"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Waiter/Waitress in London, England

    I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Really fun place to work, the managers are pretty easy to work with

    Cons

    Closing hours can be really late

  4. "Work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Bar Tender in Leeds, England

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    You make great friends here

    Cons

    Long hours Unsociable hours Gets very busy

  5. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Richmond, Yorkshire and the Humber, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good perks such as discount, bonuses and free food

    Cons

    Very busy atmosphere which can be stressful

  6. "Jd wetherspoon"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pub Manager in Buxton, East Midlands, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good pay, progression opportunities

    Cons

    Late nights, the general public

  7. "Good for students"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bartender in Cambridge, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent rate of pay Hourly contract

    Cons

    Unethical company 4am finishes some nights

  8. "Pay"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Bar Associate 

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good pay, good bonuses, shares in the company and flexible hours

    Cons

    people management, late hours and busy shifts

  9. "good"

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

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    food, fun, discount, easy, quick

    Cons

    shift work, can be long, busy, hectic, crazy

  10. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Kitchen Associate in Warwick, West Midlands, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits of good discount and make new friends and feel like a family

    Cons

    Smell of the kitchen sticks to you

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