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…

Canteen features in Tatler’s 2008 restaurant guide for the second year running.

Tatler magazine launch their 2008 restaurant guide, Canteen is selected amongst the best ‘one-offs’ and best for British food.


The menu at Canteen respects the British heritage but also delivers modern and stylish cooking, a deftness of touch and well judged portion size.

Canteen features in definitive new guide to London’s food scene, by Peter Prescott and Terence Conran.

Our celebrated jelly and ice cream recipe accompanies 60 others from London’s top chefs in this up to the minute guide to the capitals best markets, artisan stores, restaurants and cafes.

01.02.07 - Tatler mention

British society magazine Tatler has listed Canteen in its 2007 restaurant guide, naming it as one of the best places to eat in the U.K:

“American diner meets Fifties air terminal meets Dotheboys Hall.

Canteen is a fabulous look – sleek, postmodern, functional – and the reworked British classics are superb”

Harper’s Bazaar, which considers itself to be “the style resource for the well-dressed woman and the well-dressed mind”, has listed Canteen in its Going out guide: 100 top tables, declaring “The future of the restaurant is here”.

For a decade, Wallpaper has been the first to uncover the best new design and urban travel spots across the globe.

Wallpaper’s first book publishing venture, the Wallpaper City Guides, is the perfect way to present this decade of experience in ruthlessly researched, design-conscious handbooks for the discerning traveller.

They don’t waste your time by suggesting too many things.

They just suggest the best, the most exciting, and the most beautiful.

And we’re delighted to say they they’ve included us.

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