J D Wetherspoon Reviews

Updated Oct 27, 2021

To filter reviews, or .

Found 2,886 of over 2,945 reviews

3.6
65%
Recommend to a Friend
66%
Approve of CEO
J D Wetherspoon CEO and Director John Hutson
John Hutson
1,074 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay Good people Good atmosphere(in 162 reviews)

  • "The quarterly bonuses are the best depending on how your Pub performs(in 140 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Expect to work long hours in busier periods and occassions(in 257 reviews)

  • "Hard work when working in a busy pub(in 229 reviews)

  • More Pros and Cons
    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Abundance of opportunities

      Mar 30, 2021 - Team Leader in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Young staff Good people Energetic workplace Work hard promotions will come your way

      Cons

      Long hours Short breaks Night shifts

      Continue reading
      Be the first to find this review helpful
    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great partime job

      Oct 26, 2021 - Team Leader 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good workable hours Decent pay compared to competitors

      Cons

      Longer shifts Continuous night shifts

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good job for student

      Oct 19, 2021 - Waiter 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Food allowance Tips Great progress Discount Vouchers fo you and your friends

      Cons

      Long hours No time for breaks Poor mamagment Roster is not on time To many relationships

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Not bad

      Sep 29, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      It was a good college job

      Cons

      Could be tiring at times

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good

      Oct 5, 2021 - Bartender in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Wage and staff are admirable

      Cons

      Hours are hard to get

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    6. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Don’t recommend

      Sep 29, 2021 - Bar Staff/Hospitality in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Staff are lovely, 20% discount

      Cons

      Management are terrible, long hours, over worked and under paid, not enough staff so people have to wait nearly an hour for drinks and get angry with staff even though it’s not our fault. Management don’t listen to their staff

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Fine

      Jul 6, 2021 - Bar Staff 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Its Fine, nice co workers

      Cons

      Rude customers, awkard hours i dunno

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Decent first job

      Jun 11, 2021 - Bartender 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Other staff are nice Pays on time Can move up the ranks easily with hard work

      Cons

      Shift Managers on power trips

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      May 27, 2021 - Server/Bartender in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Lively environment and decent pay

      Cons

      Shift-based work with long hours

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Management

      Jun 7, 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Growth in role depending on ambition

      Cons

      Hours are tough and hard

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    Viewing 1 - 10 of 2,886 Reviews

    Popular Careers with J D Wetherspoon Job Seekers

    JobsSalariesInterviews

    Work at J D Wetherspoon? Share Your Experiences

    J D Wetherspoon logo
    or