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Supermarket jobs in London: where’s the best place to work?

Do you work in a supermarket in London? Or would you like to know what it’s like to work in one?

With so many job names, employers and branches, it can be challenging to find particular information on what London supermarkets jobs are like.

Find information here

This is where Breakroom ratings come in. Supermarket workers across London, from Croydon to Walthamstow, have shared their supermarket job experiences: from average pay to length of shifts.

The Breakroom Rating

From this, each supermarket has been given a Breakroom Rating out of 10. Compare your job to these London supermarket jobs and see if you’re getting a good deal for work.

What is the Breakroom Rating based on?

  • Hours and shifts
  • Pay
  • Benefits
  • Training
  • And much more

People on Breakroom have supermarket jobs like:

  • Sales Assistants
  • Delivery Drivers
  • Warehouse Operatives
  • Store Managers
  • Security Officers

The best supermarkets to work for in London

  1. 1

    Aldi

    Breakroom Rating based on 420 job reviews

    7.0/10
    What is this?
    • Most people recommend working with their team

      Good
    • Most people don’t get proper sick pay

      Not great

    Best thing

    Seeing the company doing well

    Deputy store manager, October 2019

    Worst thing

    Stress , staff don't care

    Manager, July 2020

    See what 420 person says
    about jobs at Aldi

  2. 2

    Sainsbury’s

    Breakroom Rating based on 287 job reviews

    6.4/10
    What is this?
    • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

      Excellent
    • Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

      Not great

    Best thing

    Some of the people I work with

    Trading assistant, January 2020

    Worst thing

    Rude and unthoughtful people

    Trading assistant, December 2019

    See what 287 person says
    about jobs at Sainsbury’s

  3. 3

    Co-op Food

    Breakroom Rating based on 210 job reviews

    6.3/10
    What is this?
    • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

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

      Bad

    Best thing

    most of the customers

    Customer team member, September 2019

    Worst thing

    Lack of hours. We are contracted to 16 but average 25 however when everyone wants more hours, instead of giving them they just hire another person. Give staff the option to increase contracts before they employ more

    Customer team member, November 2019

    See what 210 person says
    about jobs at Co-op Food

  4. 4

    Waitrose & Partners

    Breakroom Rating based on 113 job reviews

    6.2/10
    What is this?
    • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

      Good
    • People don’t get paid breaks

      Bad

    Best thing

    The varied working day

    Customer service assistant, November 2019

    Worst thing

    General manager, other managers, health and safety, training, opportunities to progress

    Supermarket assistant, June 2020

    See what 113 person says
    about jobs at Waitrose & Partners

  5. 5

    Tesco

    Breakroom Rating based on 564 job reviews

    6.1/10
    What is this?
    • Most people find it easy to change shifts

      Good
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    Training

    Team leader, October 2019

    Worst thing

    Inconsistancy of overtime

    Checkout operator, February 2020

    See what 564 person says
    about jobs at Tesco

  6. 6

    Marks & Spencer

    Breakroom Rating based on 290 job reviews

    6.0/10
    What is this?
    • Most people recommend working with their team

      Good
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    The staff under me

    Section coordinator, September 2019

    Worst thing

    Communication

    Operation assistant, November 2019

    See what 290 person says
    about jobs at Marks & Spencer

  7. 7

    Asda

    Breakroom Rating based on 360 job reviews

    5.9/10
    What is this?
    • Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

      Good
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    Left alone to do my job. Great collegues to work with

    Warehouse operative, June 2020

    Worst thing

    Cheeky people

    Optical advisor, February 2020

    See what 360 person says
    about jobs at Asda

  8. 8

    Lidl

    Breakroom Rating based on 182 job reviews

    5.7/10
    What is this?
    • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

      Good
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    Its local

    Bakery specialist, April 2020

    Worst thing

    It’s physically tiring

    Customer assistant, February 2020

    See what 182 person says
    about jobs at Lidl

  9. 9=

    Farmfoods

    Breakroom Rating based on 44 job reviews

    5.6/10
    What is this?
    • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

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

      Bad

    Best thing

    Customers & team mates

    Cashier, October 2019

    Worst thing

    Head office not understanding what we do within store.

    Supervisor, October 2019

    See what 44 person says
    about jobs at Farmfoods

  10. 9=

    Morrisons

    Breakroom Rating based on 209 job reviews

    5.6/10
    What is this?
    • Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

      Good
    • People don’t get paid breaks

      Bad

    Best thing

    Discount.

    Customer Assistant, November 2019

    Worst thing

    Low Pay, too much responsibility for that low pay, too much paperwork, unproductive, not enough staff, constant alterations to job and schedule. Stress and no respect from company

    Cash office assistant, March 2020

    See what 209 person says
    about jobs at Morrisons

  11. 11

    Iceland

    Breakroom Rating based on 151 job reviews

    5.1/10
    What is this?
    • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

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

      Bad

    Best thing

    Meeting people, being out and about.

    Home delivery driver, October 2019

    Worst thing

    Manager doesn’t listen to my problems

    Online picker, October 2019

    See what 151 person says
    about jobs at Iceland

  12. 12

    Heron Foods

    Breakroom Rating based on 11 job reviews

    4.3/10
    What is this?
    • People don’t do unpaid extra work

      Excellent
    • Most people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers

      Not great

    Best thing

    Other members of staff

    Part time senior sales assistant, March 2020

    Worst thing

    Getting given more things to do than what us expected

    Senior sales assistant, January 2020

    See what 11 person says
    about jobs at Heron Foods

  13. Wing Yip

    Breakroom Rating based on 1 job review

    ?/10
    What is this?

    Best thing

    It's fairly lax

    Worst thing

    Stress, poor wage, have to work weekends

    Warehouse replenishment and order picker, December 2019

    See what 1 person say
    about jobs at Wing Yip

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