5.7

TGI Fridays

Bartender at TGI Fridays

People in this role may also be known as bar staff.

9 workers in this role at TGI Fridays have taken the survey.

How much does TGI Fridays pay bartenders?

Bartender at TGI Fridays
£7.66–8.50
Typical range
£6.56–9.40

Bartender employees at TGI Fridays are typically paid £7.66–8.50 an hour, based on data from 9 employees.

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What is management like for bartender employees at TGI Fridays?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do bartenders think TGI Fridays head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    71% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

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What are the hours like for bartender employees at TGI Fridays?

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do bartenders get of their shift pattern at TGI Fridays?

    People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 33% report getting one week notice or less
    • 44% report getting two weeks notice
    • 22% report getting three weeks notice
    • 0% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

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  • Shifts get changed at short notice

    Do TGI Fridays managers change bartenders shifts at short notice?

    Most managers change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    67% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

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  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do bartenders at TGI Fridays worry about hours?

    Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    67% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for bartenders to book a holiday at TGI Fridays?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    100% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Good choice of shifts

    Do bartenders at TGI Fridays get to choose the shifts they work?

    People get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    75% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

What is career progression like for bartenders at TGI Fridays?

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  • Not enough training

    Do bartenders get enough training when they start at TGI Fridays?

    Most people don’t get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    67% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

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  • Opportunities to progress

    Are bartenders given support to progress at TGI Fridays?

    Most people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 67% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from bartenders at TGI Fridays

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  • Best thing

    Good food. Being able to put your own spin on some of their beverages.

    Worst thing

    No training. Having to put yourself in stressful situations because other people can't do their job properly, because they probably haven't been trained either.

    4.0

    Head bartender, April 2021

  • Best thing

    The people I work with and the tips

    Worst thing

    It's so busy and they put the minimum amount of staff on for profit

    6.4

    Bartender, September 2019

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