J D Wetherspoon Reviews

Updated 3 Jul 2020

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3.5
67%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
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J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
682 Ratings
Pros
  • "staff looked after for pub environment(in 120 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 194 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "manager"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    good working envrionment i guess

    Cons

    no life and work balance

  2. "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

  3. "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

  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. "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

  7. "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

  8. "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

  9. "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

  10. "Good benefits"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pub Manager in Peterborough, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, with good holiday, good bonus schemes.

    Cons

    Poor work life balance, miss out on family events

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