Why work at Canteen? A bit about us

Would you like to work at Canteen? Are you positive and enthusiastic, and do you have a can-do attitude? If you can answer ‘yes’ to these questions and to those that relate to our current vacancies below, then check again you match who we’re looking for and send your CV to, stating which role…

Chef de partie

Do you have previous experience in a busy, high-volume, branded kitchen environment? Do you take pride in your work? Would you like to work somewhere you can progress? Can you help maintain our high standards, and maybe even help us raise them further still? Do you love cooking with locally sourced fresh seasonal products? Do…


Bartenders, we need you. To smile, to help, to serve. From bottled beer to bubbly, and from cold ciders and perrys to hot chocolates, here at Canteen we take our drinks very, very seriously. That means you’ll have to be as skilful at making coffee as you are at preparing our uniquely British cocktails, such…

Waiters / waitresses

If you’re confident and positive, with a warm smile and an even warmer personality, then we need you – this is more important than experience and training – we can offer you that. You’ll be part of a great team that enjoys good benefits and chances to progress within the company, if that’s what you…

Happy Hour is coming to Covent Garden this week.

Starting Wednesday the 14th, you will be able to enjoy 2-for-1 pints of draught beer, glasses of wine and cocktails on weekdays from 6-8pm.  Bottoms up.

And to sweeten the deal, you can taste free samples of our delicious, homemade cakes at Covent Garden everyday at 4pm for the next two weeks.  Perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up.


01.07.12 - Afternoon tea

A selection of fresh sandwiches

Ham and mustard
Egg mayonnaise and watercress
Homemade soda bread rolls with Smoked salmon and cream cheese

Warm scones with homemade jam, clotted cream and freshly baked cakes.

Pot of teapigs tea

£12.50 per person
Maximum 2 people per booking.

Add a glass of Champagne
£7.50 per glass


2:30pm-5:00pm, every day.

Mon-Sat: Pick a branch and book online

Sunday: Just turn up


Canteen is five this year.

To celebrate, we’re the ones giving the presents.

With any two courses, you can have free Carrot cake, Victoria sponge or Chocolate and beetroot cake – probably the only way we know to resist nostalgic British puddings like custard tart and cider brandy syllabub.

Offers apply throughout September.

06.07.10 - Canteen is five

Come and help us celebrate our fifth birthday throughout August and September.

We’re cooking up a whole bunch of great offers for you, including free cake, free coffee and fantastic meal deals – so stay tuned for more details.

120 great British recipes with foreword by Giles Coren.

‘Classic dishes are hard to get right because everyone has their own idea of what they should be like’ explains Canteen’s head chef, Cass Titcombe.

‘We’ve decided every dish tastes better when it’s home-made, which is really the finest way to eat.’

Hence ‘Canteen: Great British Food’, the recipe book that helps you enjoy our award-winning nosh at home.

Why not get two copies? One for you, one for someone special (that means someone who cooks for you a lot.)

Order Great British Cooking on Amazon for just £11.69.

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