The Horse & Groom


Our aim is to be the best employer in our industry.
Running the best pubs, restaurants, and hotels in our local areas.
Our people are the most important part of this!

So when you join us you become an important part of your site and your opinion really counts.  We want to help you make a real difference to our customers by letting your awesome passion and enthusiasm for great hospitality shine through every time they visit us, so when they leave they can’t wait to return and recommend us.

Company culture
  • Care, Pride, and Recognition – These are our foundations
  • Make a real difference in your career – We empower our teams to make positive changes
  • We believe a good work life balance is essential – We won’t overwork you
Working environment
  • Flexible rotas
  • Reasonable working weeks
  • No silly late nights
  • Christmas day off
Pay & perks
  • Competitive pay & bonuses
  • 100% of your tips.  Always.
  • Company backed furlough scheme for winter 21/22
  • Private health care for Assistant Managers, Sous Chefs, and upwards
  • Annual company awards ceremony “The Golden Dumplings”
  • Regular competitions and prizes
  • Company trips abroad
  • Staff discount across all our sites

Career progression

  • Be in control of your own development – We’ll give you the help and tools necessary to progress at your pace
  • Investors In People accredited learning & development program
  • Industry standard training courses: WSET,  CPL,  Fire Safety,  1st Aid,  Brewery Training,  Gin Distilling,  and many more
  • Degree standard qualifications with our partner HIT Hospitality Training