Bartender - Full time

Bartender - Full time Glasgow, Scotland

Dakota Glasgow - Bar
Full Time Glasgow, Scotland 24000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Dakota Hotel based in Glasgow city centre are seeking a trained Bar Tender with a passion for beverage and cocktails to join our Bar team.

Located on West Regent St, we are easily accessible by bus and train, being less than a 15min walk from Buchannan St Bus Station, Queen St and Central Station.

We are an 83-bedroom luxury hotel boasting a destination cocktail bar, Jack’s Bar, cigar terrace, champagne room, and brasserie-style Grill.


Earnings are £12.35 per hour, paid weekly equating to a minimum guaranteed gross annual salary of £24,000.

The role carries a permanent contract of a minimum of 37.6 hours per week and typical shifts will be 09:00-17:30 or 16:00-01:00, working any 5 days out of 7 including working weekends.


Our brand has been voted within the top 15 hospitality employers of the year for the past three years, and our HR Team won ‘People Team of the Year’ 2022, so we must be doing something right! In addition to being part of a culture infused with positivity and opportunity for ongoing development, tangible benefits you could enjoy when you join our team include:

–40 per cent off stays at any Dakota

–25 per cent off drinks and dining at any Dakota

–Access to our Employee Assistance Program which includes

  • free private mental health support and counselling sessions
  • video GP consultations and private prescription services
  • online fitness resources
  • access to the Smart Spending App to enjoy shopping discounts

–Access to the My Mind Pal app

–Support from our inhouse Mental Health Champions

–Additional holiday day on the first anniversary of your employment.

–Family-friendly flexible working options

–Meals on duty and uniforming

–£150 bonus to recommend a friend to join our team

–£10 bonus every time you are mentioned on Trip Advisor

–Free bi-annual eye testing for users of display screen equipment

–Accredited, certified compliance training given on employment such as in Food Hygiene, Alcohol Responsibility, Data Protection, and Health & Safety

–Access to a suite of external, certified resources via our Learning Management System

–Supportive continuous professional development culture with an annual appraisal and objectives, or a Personal Development Plan

–Opportunities to undertake both internal and external training courses, including potential for in-house Apprenticeships

Full terms on our benefits can be found in our Handbook.


Dakota is a growing UK-based lifestyle brand with five locations, known for our stylish hotels, bustling brasserie Grills and upscale cocktail Bars. Dakota’s story started with two boutique hotels on the outskirts of Edinburgh, in South Queensferry, and Glasgow, in Eurocentral. We have now expanded into prime city centre locations in Glasgow, Leeds, and Manchester.

Dakota is synonymous for delivering attentive and genuine guest service. We attract hard-working individuals who are passionate about working to the highest standards.


  • To make drinks in accordance with our menu specifications including mixing cocktails and hot drinks such as lattes with coffee art.
  • Carry out bar set up at the start of a service including preparing garnishes, glassware and cleaning duties. Additionally, at the end of your shift, ensure the bar has been fully cleaned down and prepared ready for the following shift.
  • To have a comprehensive knowledge of food and beverage menu options to be able to offer guests recommendations, including understanding the allergens present.
  • Drive sales through service as well as by sincere guest recognition. To be proactive in assisting the bar floor team if required.


The successful applicant will have/be:

  • A minimum of one years working experience in a Bar environment.
  • A strong foundation of knowledge in how to make classic cocktails.
  • Ability to make coffees such as lattes and cappuccinos.
  • Understanding of the responsible sale of alcohol, although full training will be provided.
  • Be an outgoing personality with effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work at pace and be physically active for the duration of your shift.
  • Willing and able to pour, serve and sell alcohol.
  • Be able to be physically active in your role, standing for much of your shift and working at pace.
  • An enthusiastic individual who will promote our culture of positivity.
  • Be task oriented with a great pride for the work they do and attention to detail.
  • Flexible with shift patterns and available around the needs of our business.
  • Successful candidates must demonstrate having researched our brand and a genuine desire to be part of our team.


To apply, please send us your up to date CV. For more information on our luxury hotel, please visit us on our social pages linked above.


Bartender - Full time
Dakota Glasgow - Bar
The Hague, Netherlands
Ben van Beurden
$10+ billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Company - Public
Energy & Utilities
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