Front of House Team Member

Website Oakman Inns & Restaurants Ltd

We want to see you again.

About the job
We are looking for a Front of House Team Member to join us at The Crown & Thistle in Abingdon, to work across both restaurant and bar.

What’s in it for you?

£7.50 to £10.50* per hour plus your share of cash and card tips
Free meal whilst on shift
Flexible shift patterns available
Accrue holiday days as you work
Up to 50% off meals taken off duty for you and up to 6 guests
33% off our hotel accommodation
Access to our Award-winning training program
Wage streaming service allowing access to your pay when it suits you
Salary Extras Portal – Access to Cycle2Work scheme and fantastic discounts for everyday shopping at brands such as Asda, Aldi, B&Q, H&M, Clarks & Tesco
Service Awards
Refer a friend and Chef recruitment incentives of up to £1000
A Birthday Gift
An invitation to our annual festival!


About The Crown & Thistle:

The Crown & Thistle in Abingdon is a cluster of three individual buildings surrounding a cobbled courtyard. With a rustic restaurant, open kitchen with a Josper grill, and wood-fired pizza oven, an extensive bar area, and 18 boutique-style bedrooms.

The Crown & Thistle serves a seasonal, Mediterranean-inspired menu enhanced by weekly specials carefully crafted by a team of chefs based on sustainable, quality ingredients. Traceable from farm to fork, our meat and poultry come from British farms, our eggs are free range, and our fish is responsibly sourced from suppliers approved by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)

About The Oakman Group:

Recognised as a leading employer, we are extremely proud to be in the Top 25 Large Companies to Work For.

We know that the key to success is the people within the business, and that the first step is recruiting the best people who are passionate about delivering the best service and using the best ingredients in the best setting.

The next step is to give back and invest in our employees:

Our award-winning online training academy offers education on demand, providing you with the knowledge and experience to be the best you can be, anytime, anywhere.
Our suppliers work closely with us to supply hands-on experience and craft visits. So, our teams can appreciate the quality products we serve.
We also offer all employees across the business access to apprenticeship opportunities and development programmes, allowing individuals to grow and further their careers.


Our people are at the heart of everything we do, and we know that you are the reason behind our site and company successes, and we want to recognise this with competitive pay packages and benefits. In return, all we ask is that you give your best and uphold the Oakman Group core values.

About You:

You have excellent communication skills
You are a good multi-tasker
You are happy to work in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment
You are thorough with a good eye for detail
You are a Team Player
You are ready to learn and give it your all


Whilst experience is always welcome, it is not required as we will provide you with all the training you need.

If this sounds like you, then apply today!

All salaries and hourly rates are in line with National Minimum Wage.

Pay range in Abingdon, England, United Kingdom
Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

Base salary
£7.50/hr – £10.50/hr

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