We’re currently looking for an experienced assistant manager to join our team. What we really need is someone who can lead and develop our front of house team, as well as improve our high standards in customer service further still. Does that sound like you? If it does, then here’s what we’ll need you to…

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…


See the opening times above for the slight changes over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

The most significant being that Canary Wharf will be closed on Easter Sunday.

We are happy to report that power has been restored at Royal Festival Hall and things are back to normal. Regular opening hours apply. We hope to see you soon.


Christmas and New Year are fast approaching and we will be open, but with some slight changes. See opening times above to make sure you don’t make a wasted journey.

Royal Festival is open for New Year’s Eve but will be a ticketed event. Details coming soon.


Good news – you can now enjoy Great British Food for less, with our £12 set menu.

Come and get this great value offer from Monday to Friday between 12 noon and 7pm at our Royal Festival Hall or Spitalfields Market restaurants.

Take your pick from these classic British dishes:


Fish burger, tartare sauce and hand-cut chips
Sausages, mash and onion gravy
Broad beans, peas, mint and pearl barley
Onglet steak and hand-cut chips (£2.00 Supplement)


Chocolate and hazelnut mousse
Homemade seasonal ice cream and shortbread
Lemon meringue pie

At just £12 for two courses, you can keep coming back until you’ve tried the whole menu.

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We love our pies, but for a healthier option we have made the Great British salad the star of our Summer menu.

Starring five refreshing new dishes for you to try, all packed with this season’s finest British vegetables like beetroot, fennel, green beans and artichokes.

We believe salads should be hearty as well as healthy, so we’ve also mixed in heaps of nationally sourced produce like hot smoked salmon, artisan cheeses, free-range chicken and eggs.

For proof that we Brits can make a great salad, come and try one next time you’re in.

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