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Nando's UK Reviews

Updated 14 August 2018
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Pros
  • "free food everyday, nice atmosphere" (in 60 reviews)

  • "Free meal/unlimited drinks on shift" (in 36 reviews)

Cons
  • "After long hours in the busy shift clean restaurant" (in 32 reviews)

  • "The only thing I do struggle with is work/life balance" (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Deputy general manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's UK full-time

    Pros

    Many company perks
    Fair management
    Responsible caring company

    Cons

    Not a great work life balance


  2. "A company that looks after their people"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's UK full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Encouraged to develop yourself
    Great environment

    Cons

    Can be unsociable hours with late nights

  3. "cashier"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Manchester City Centre, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Manchester City Centre, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nando's UK part-time

    Pros

    everything was great and I liked it

    Cons

    nothing was bad and I liked it

    Advice to Management

    not needed


  4. "Waitress"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Server/Waitress in Harlow, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Server/Waitress in Harlow, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nando's UK part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice staff
    Great discount
    Good hours

    Cons

    Working late into the morning after close.


  5. "Buddy Trainer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Nandoca in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Nandoca in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's UK full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Reasonable wage, flexible hours, free meals, Great workmates, good company culture, Long enough breaks

    Cons

    Late Nights and Long hours
    Communication between levels sketchy
    Hard to get answers about going up the career ladder

    Advice to Management

    Be true to Nando’s values and stay honest with your staff without trying to push them to compete for Nothing. Communicate better

    Nando's UK Response

    9 Aug 2018 – Attraction & Campaigns Advisor

    Hey, thanks for your review. We'll be happy to look into your comments further if you wish to drop us an email with more detail to HRsupport@nandos.co.uk.


  6. "An amazing culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's UK full-time

    Pros

    The values of this company and those they help the employees work with are amazing. Its basically a big family. Everyone is friends. They give the head office people free lunch every day just like the restaurants. We get a trip abroad once a year as a thank you and team building once a year. Plus a conference abroad in places as far away as south africa and brazil, all expenses paid. you get 4 weeks paid leave xtra once every 5 years. The training is great, as is the internal development. Honestly, this is one of the best companys i've ever worked in!

    Cons

    The company is maturing fast. That can leave some people by the way side. So a little more help with that would be good.


  7. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nando's UK full-time

    Pros

    Free food and paid breaks

    Cons

    Long hours all the time

  8. "Mr"

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    Current Employee - Front Grille in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Front Grille in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)

    I have been working at Nando's UK full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I am pationate about working at Nandos because I love a position grilling Nd serving best grilled chicken

    Cons

    You always have to serve best products Nd follow procedures (sop)

    Advice to Management

    Let’s focus on running business not to always run out of stock


  9. "Their Values aren't "Just words""

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    Current Employee - Patrao in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Patrao in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's UK full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I've never worked in a company that actually live and breath their values. They look after and develop their team like no other in the food industry in the UK. Coming from my previous employer (One of the biggest restaurant and pub chains in the UK) I finally have a work life balance!

    Cons

    They don't offer 'Live-in' positions however that is due to often being purpose built units rather than old pubs.

    Advice to Management

    Live the values, get involved, enjoy yourself and be positive.

    Nando's UK Response

    2 Aug 2018 – Attraction & Campaigns Advisor

    Great to hear from a Patrao living our values :-) thanks for sharing your review.


  10. "Patrao"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Patrao in Warrington, North West England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Patrao in Warrington, North West England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nando's UK full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friendly people. 4 week sabbatical every 5 years worked. 3 day conference every 2 years with plenty of team trips and teambuilding events

    Cons

    Long working hours if your line manager doesn't manage their recruitment properly. Not loads of options in the north outside of the restaurant.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in making sure there is always enough back up management positions.


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