Hotel Café Royal

Waiters and Commis Waiters - London

Piccadilly, London
From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum Competitive plus benefits
09 Nov 2016
16 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Waiters and Commis Waiters - London

About Us

Offering exceptional hospitality since 1865, Hotel Café Royal is an iconic London landmark, showcasing a magnificent blend of elegant heritage with chic contemporary edge. This 5 star luxury hotel is a member of the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’ featuring 160 exquisite guestrooms, including 49 suites and 6 signature suites, as well a unique selection of bars, restaurants, event spaces, private members club and the Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre. Prominently gracing it’s presence on Regent Street at Piccadilly Circus; Hotel Café Royal is perfectly positioned within walking distance of London’s finest shopping, attractions and theatres.

We are currently looking for Waiters and Commis Waiters


Your role

As a Waiter you will welcome both visitors and hotel guests to the Ten Room which is open for all-day informal dining. Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are served, interspersed with an additional menu that carries an edited selection of favourites available throughout the day into late evening.

As well as service delivery you will also provide advice and guidance to guests on our range of fine wines and champagnes in order to confidently match and suggest wines to compliment guest menu choices and enhancing their overall dining experience. Finally you will have both the poise and sophistication to deliver an elegant and personalised service to our guests.

As a Commis Waiter you will  be largely responsible for Mise-en-Place ensuring that restaurant has sufficient quantities of cutlery and crockery for service and making sure it is staged accordingly to entertain our guests. During service you will support and assist the senior restaurant team with the service of food from the kitchen, delivering it to the appropriate section for service.


Your profile

  • A natural elegance and passion for providing a luxurious level of service that is personalised, confident and calm
  • Previous experience as a Commis Waiter or Waiter ideally gained within a brasserie in a luxury hotel, a casual fine dining restaurant or the like
  • Excellent knowledge and appreciation of food & wine
  • Your communication skills will be exceptional with the confidence to build strong working relationships and connect with guests visiting us from all over the world - fluent level of spoken English is essential and another language is advantageous
  • ·mmaculate personal grooming
  • Flexibility to mornings, evening and weekend shifts


  • Competitive base salary + service charge
  • On duty meal
  • Uniform provided and laundered
  • Fantastic training & development opportunities
  • Be part of an exciting, up and coming brand in the industry – already a member of ‘Leading Hotels of the World’
  • Recognition rewards
  • Discounted room rates and F&B

Ready to join the team?

Please apply through Caterer by following the 'Apply Now' link below. Please ensure to send a cover letter (outlining your suitability for the vacancy) and a resume that is fully up to date and correct.

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications, we are unable to contact unsuccessful candidates.

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicantsmust be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates.