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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

As rated by supermarket workers in London.

  1. 1

    Aldi

    Breakroom Rating based on 616 job reviews

    6.9/10
    What is this?
    • Most people recommend working with their team

      Good
    • Not always. Most people don’t get proper sick pay

      Not great

    Best thing

    past pace and varied

    Assistant manager, July 2020

    Worst thing

    Sometimes not enough staff

    Deputy manager, July 2020

    See what 616 people said
    about jobs at Aldi

  2. 2

    Waitrose & Partners

    Breakroom Rating based on 171 job reviews

    6.6/10
    What is this?
    • Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

      Good
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    pay hours and benefits

    Team leader nightshift, September 2020

    Worst thing

    Having to work everywhere.

    Supermarket assistant, July 2020

    See what 171 people said
    about jobs at Waitrose & Partners

  3. 3

    Sainsbury’s

    Breakroom Rating based on 427 job reviews

    6.5/10
    What is this?
    • People get proper breaks

      Excellent
    • No. People don’t get paid breaks

      Bad

    Best thing

    Meeting people

    Delivery driver, July 2020

    Worst thing

    Put under to much pressure from ppl who sit on the bums at a desk all day and

    Delivery driver, September 2020

    See what 427 people said
    about jobs at Sainsbury’s

  4. 4

    Co-op Food

    Breakroom Rating based on 326 job reviews

    6.4/10
    What is this?
    • Most people recommend working with their team

      Good
    • Not always. Most people don’t get proper sick pay

      Not great

    Best thing

    Flexibility the people

    Store manager, July 2020

    Worst thing

    Pay, physicality, not enough staff

    Team leader, September 2020

    See what 326 people said
    about jobs at Co-op Food

  5. 5

    Tesco

    Breakroom Rating based on 868 job reviews

    6.1/10
    What is this?
    • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

      Excellent
    • No. People don’t get paid breaks

      Bad

    Best thing

    The team I work with
    My hours/days I work a week
    Same job as other half
    Started from the bottom and got promoted
    Only 1 late shift a week
    Support from the other team leaders during stressful times

    Shift leader, June 2020

    Worst thing

    Poor management, terrible store manager, too much work not enough pay

    Stock controller, August 2020

    See what 868 people said
    about jobs at Tesco

  6. 6=

    Marks & Spencer

    Breakroom Rating based on 364 job reviews

    6.0/10
    What is this?
    • Yes. People get proper sick pay

      Excellent
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    Working with hard working colleagues addressing criminal activity

    Cctv operator/ customer assistant, July 2020

    Worst thing

    Strange ways of doing things when it could be made much easier

    Food service assistant, August 2020

    See what 364 people said
    about jobs at Marks & Spencer

  7. 6=

    Lidl

    Breakroom Rating based on 248 job reviews

    6.0/10
    What is this?
    • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

      Good
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    High pay. Easy work.

    Customer assistant, July 2020

    Worst thing

    I am a tool to be worn down

    Shopfitter, June 2020

    See what 248 people said
    about jobs at Lidl

  8. 8

    Asda

    Breakroom Rating based on 506 job reviews

    5.8/10
    What is this?
    • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

      Excellent
    • Most people feel stressed here

      Not great

    Best thing

    I love retail and the responsibility of helping and looking after our fellow colleagues

    Night replen section leader, June 2020

    Worst thing

    lack of communication and equipment

    Store assistant, July 2020

    See what 506 people said
    about jobs at Asda

  9. 9

    Morrisons

    Breakroom Rating based on 303 job reviews

    5.5/10
    What is this?
    • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

      Good
    • Only some people recommend working with their team

      Not great

    Best thing

    The pay

    Cleaner, July 2020

    Worst thing

    Management

    Admin assistant, August 2020

    See what 303 people said
    about jobs at Morrisons

  10. 10

    Iceland

    Breakroom Rating based on 180 job reviews

    5.0/10
    What is this?
    • Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

      Good
    • Most managers change people’s shifts at short notice

      Not great

    Best thing

    Fast paced

    Duty manager, July 2020

    Worst thing

    No legal breaks, work without pay, always rushed

    Home delivery driver, July 2020

    See what 180 people said
    about jobs at Iceland

  11. 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 said
    about jobs at Wing Yip

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