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…

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…

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…

Katherine Hibbert said she had worried the dinner itself might be rather dry but – fuelled by wine and mutton stew from Canteen’s Royal Festival Hall branch – it had been ‘very jolly’.

She won a night in Living Architecture’s Room for London on the roof of Southbank’s Royal Festival Hall with her entry to Artangel and The Evening Standard’s ‘Idea for London’ competition.

Her brainwave? To let people willing to do community service stay in empty properties.

Her reward? Our RFH branch sent up potted crayfish and soda bread, spiced mutton stew, braised red cabbage, carrot and swede, and orange, vanilla and honey sillibub. Read more about it here.

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