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Do JD Wetherspoon pay breaks?

Usually. Most people get paid breaks at JD Wetherspoon.

Pub And Bars who pay breaks include Heineken, JD Wetherspoon and Brunning and Price.

Last updated 28 January, 2022

How we know this

Based on 660 job reviews from people who work at JD Wetherspoon.

68% of people say they get paid breaks

Why this matters

A good job should have paid breaks.

You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

Which pub and bars pay breaks?

  1. Heineken Breaks are paid
  2. JD Wetherspoon Breaks are paid
  3. Brunning and Price Breaks are paid
  4. Punch Pubs Breaks are paid
  5. BrewDog Breaks are paid

What people are saying about sick pay at JD Wetherspoon

  • Best thing

    Good pay for age and paid breaks and free food whilst working

    Worst thing

    Staff shortages


    JD Wetherspoon Employee, January 2022

  • Best thing

    friendly staff, do NOT get shouted at or told off if doing something wrong, free food on breaks, staff offering drinks when you are too busy to get one yourself

    Worst thing

    gets very stressful at busy times of the day


    JD Wetherspoon Employee, December 2021

  • Best thing

    Tips from customers. Free food on breaks. Staff discount when not on shift.

    Worst thing

    Staff not communicating. Missing breaks. Being on my feet for so long at a time. Nasty customers.


    JD Wetherspoon Employee, April 2021