Barge East
Salary: £40,000 - £42,000
Location: Hackney Wick, London
Type: Full Time
Posted: 1 month ago

Restaurant Manager, Barge East

Salary: £40,000 - £42,000
Location: Hackney Wick, London
Type: Full Time
Posted: 1 month ago

To apply email: [email protected]

Barge East and Barge East Gardens have taken London by storm, becoming one of London’s top-rated best food and drink destinations. Some of our accolades include :

2 AA Rosette for Culinary Excellence
360 Guide Sustainability Award
2021 Catey Award for Best Newcomer
2024 Bar Magazine Best UK Dining Concept
Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice awards in 2020, 2021 and 2022
We are located in the heart of East London in the iconic Olympic Park. Our offering comprises our restaurant, situated on a historic 128-year-old Dutch barge and our riverside Gardens becoming one of London’s finest garden venues.

We are dedicated to independence, local appreciation, and sustainability in all aspects of our operation. For more information, visit .

We are currently seeking a new Restaurant Manager to lead our restaurant and create incredible customer experiences at Barge East. You need to possess strong leadership and management skills and be an enthusiastic, people focussed person who is aligned with the values and ethos of Barge East.


Oversee day to day operations for the Restaurant including rotas, stock management, cost control and drinks menu development
Work with the General Manager to develop and implement growth strategies
Recruit, onboard and train managers supervisors and FOH staff
Evaluate performance and productivity and PnL mgmt.
Regular sales analysis to identify trends.
Identify, develop and maintain relationships with key suppliers
Implement, monitor, adhere to, and enforce compliance in line with company standards and policies.
We open Thurs-Sun over summer and 7 days per week over winter.

Qualification / Experience

2 Year (Minimum) at managing a high quality restaurant
2 Years demonstrable management experience
Strong alcohol knowledge (wine & cocktails)
Strong business knowledge with HR, Marketing, Budgeting and Finance experience
Stock ordering/control experience
Experience with POS and booking systems

Meticulous attention to detail
Keen interest in sustainability
Problem solving & being able to think on your feet
Strong analytical and forecasting skills
Strong leadership and management skills
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Strong organisational skills
Ability to motivate and develop a team

Great work culture and friendly staff team
28 days annual allowance
Company pension scheme
Regular staff events
Opportunity for personal development, training and growth opportunities
50% staff discount across Restaurant and Gardens and partner business Skuna Boats
Annual KPI based bonus
Supplier trips
Annual away day


Casual dress
Company events
Company pension
Discounted or free food
Employee discount
Sick pay
Transport links

Supplemental pay types:

Bonus scheme
Performance bonus

Experience: Restaurant management: 2 years (required)

To apply email: [email protected]

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