wagamama Overview

  • jobs.wagamama.uk
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1992
  • Company - Private
  • Casual Restaurants
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)


wagamama means naughty child, one who is wilful or determined......why you ask? because we’re never afraid to say what we believe in. never afraid to be different, be bold and to stand out. we don’t do mindless corporate talk, we want to be authentic, genuine and honest...... ...
Mission: kaizen, meaning 'good change' is the philosophy that shapes every dish we create, and pushes us to find better ways in all that we do. we’re restless spirits. forever creating and making things better we’ve been practicing kaizen since 1992, when we opened our first doors in ...

wagamama Reviews

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Emma Woods
Emma Woods
164 Ratings
Current Employee, more than 1 year

"great place to work"

13 May 2021 - Anonymous Employee in London, England, England
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Great culture, the business really cares about it's employees and is always looking at forward thinking ways to constantly improve and innovate The people we work with, it really is the wagamama


There's not really any i can think of. it's very fast paced so I think you need to be ready for that and enjoy working for a fast paced business

Advice to Management

keep doing what you're doing!
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Diversity & Inclusion at wagamama

(108 reviews)

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How is race or ethnicity talked about at wagamama?

...Only like their own little clan, anyone else who comes of a different race they exclude...Read More

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wagamama Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online81%
In Person10%
Employee Referral5%

  1. FOH Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United Kingdom
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at wagamama (United Kingdom)


    Basic interview competency based questions. Really easy hiring and transparent communication throughout process. Not really sure what else I need to say it’s pretty simple, they ask your generic questions and you answer.

    A time when I have had to think quickly on my feet

    1 Answers

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Company Updates

12 April 2021
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with over 70 of our restaurants opening today for dining outside, we couldn’t be happier to welcome our teams + guests back to our benches, well our outside version anyway 🙌 we wanted to wish all of our amazing teams and all of our hospitality friends + family the best of luck today too and today is perfect ramen weather 🍜 so whether it’s miso-glazed cod, tantanmen beef brisket or kare burosu ramen – our bowls are ready welcome back to all those reopening from today ❤
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5 December 2018
our brilliant ceo Jane broke the news this morning that for the first time ever wagamama has scored a place in glassdoor top 50 companies to work – as voted by our amazing teams! this is an awesome achievement for many reasons but, the one that sticks out for us, is that we have happy people! as a business, we strive to listen to our people’s feedback and in the spirit of kaizen, make positive changes everyday 2019 will be even bigger and better! thank you to all of our brilliant people for the work you do everyday. keep innovating. keep being yourself. keep being wagamama, and in the wise words of Jane...loveyourselves loveyourteams loveyourguests

wagamama Awards & Accolades

  • peach awardsCGA Peach2018
  • multiple casual dining restaurant of the yearcasual dining restaurant & pub awards2017

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What is health insurance like at wagamama?

...Long shifts, hard job, dangerous for hour health in the long term....

10 January 2020

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