1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. The Hoxton
  4. Food & Beverage





Head Waiter


Luxury & Lifestyle

Company Description

The Hoxton Southwark are looking for a Head Waiter with experience who want to have fun, develop, progress and be part of our Seabird Restaurant.

The Hoxton, Southwark, the third Hoxton in our hometown of London. This London borough is known for its colourful history. Right here is where famous London pub The Prince Albert once stood. Patrons would bet on sport from their barstool, handing fistfuls of cash to the pub’s very own licensed bookie! We have 192 bedrooms, 2 restaurants- Albie & Seabird and our first Working From_ location not just in London but Europe! Albie is our all-day neighbourhood dining spot, drawing inspiration from the French and Italian Riviera. Seabird is our rooftop restaurant on the 14th floor, boasting an impressive raw bar, London’s longest oyster list and panoramic views of the city.

Albie: Albie is our all-day lobby spot where you can expect proper breakfasts and comfy seats, crowd pleasing modern dishes and a killer wine and cocktail list to see out the night.

Seabird: Enjoy panoramic views in the heart of Southwark. Featuring an array of sea-to-table offerings with Portuguese and Spanish influences.

Working From_: A desk with a view. Working From_ Southwark is located in The Hoxton, Southwark right by Blackfriars Bridge, a short stroll from Waterloo and London Bridge stations, and in good easy distance of Borough Market for your lunch break. It’s a place to come and get stuff done, with all the comforts of home but none of the distractions.

Job Description

What you’ll do…

    • Lead your section by example, putting a memorable guest and team experience at the centre of what you do and inspiring others around you to do as you do
    • Bring your own flavour to our guests’ table, making sure that from the moment they arrive to when they leave, they’re having a great time
    • Play a key part in connecting the floor with the kitchen, handling any requests and questions, be they from our guests or the team
    • Know your products and systems inside out


What we're looking for...

    • 2+ years previous experience in a busy restaurant or bar
    • You’re all about having a positive impact on the people you interact with, leaving them with a memorable experience
    • You’re looking for a place where you can be you; no clones in suits here
    • You’re not precious. We leave our egos at the door and help get stuff done
    • You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once
    • If we got stuck in a lift together we’d have a good time and share a few laughs
    • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and has fun along the way

Additional Information

What’s in it for you…

    • 20 days holiday (plus bank holidays), pension and life insurance
    • A health cash plan to claim money back and get access to lots of ways to support your physical & mental wellbeing
    • Treat yourself once in a while with lots of retail & hospitality perks through our partners
    • Goes without saying, but we’ll feed you during your shift
    • Excellent discounts across the Ennismore family for you and your nearest and dearest (even if you decide to leave us!)
    • Lots of opportunity to progress and switch it up as part of a global family of brands.
    • Training to get you settled into your role, learning academies to broaden your skillset and development that helps you think, make and thrive at work
    • Extra time off to volunteer with one of our partner charities

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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