Which are the Best Hospitality Agencies in London? The main competitors are revealed…

Hospitality Recruitment Agencies VOTED the best. What areas do they cover and what do they specialise in? Updated Aug 2021

Your usual agency have fallen short. They just haven’t had the depth of quality required to fill this very important role, so you wonder who else may be able to help quickly.

BEST FOR HOSPITALITY RECRUITMENT – see below for our opinion & reviews of the basic facts to save you time trawling through websites for the info.

1: Berkeley Scott:
Best Hospitality Recruitment Agency in London if you want a large generalist agency. With over 30 years in the business. Berkeley Scott has local offices throughout the UK providing a personal service for both permanent and temporary positions in hotels, hospitality and catering, including facilities management, hotel operations and human resources.

2: Mise en Place:
Best Catering Recruitment Agency for International Vacancies, independently owned, with over 20 years in business. Based in Central London, the majority of vacancies are in London but they also cover all the UK, Europe and Global. Permanents positions only, specializing in Chef and Management positions.

3: Mash’d Hospitality Recruitment Agency
Best Hospitality Recruitment Agency in London & UK for difficult to fill Management Vacancies. If you need a real specialist (Management are all from hospitality backgrounds) which source from the best hand-picked chains, and covers all management positions within the hotel and restaurant sector, then this privately owned agency, established for over 20 years would be the 1st choice. Permanent and Contract positions.

4: Evolve Hospitality:
Hospitality Recruitment Agency. Just over 8 years old, they have expanded rapidly, with 4 offices covering London, the Midlands, the South Coast and Hertfordshire. Multiple nominations and awards, both for the company and also the founder and director. Placing candidates in Front and back of house positions, both permanent and temporary, they also provide help with training.

5: Hamilton Mayday:
Hospitality and Catering Recruitment Agency, with over 30 years in business. Nine offices, mostly around London and M25 locations, but also Brighton, Lincolnshire and Somerset. Both permanent and temporary vacancies, specializing in Chef and management positions.

6: Appetite 4 Recruitment:
Hospitality Recruitment Agency with both temporary and permanent positions in and around London and the South of UK. Owner and founder driven, over 15 years in business with a growing team of recruiters.

7: First Course Recruitment:
Hospitality and Catering recruitment agency. Over 20 years experience, based in central London. Also recruiting senior professionals for Operations, Finance and Marketing positions.

8: Mint People:
A specialist staffing and recruitment agency operating in the hospitality and events sector. Mint People’s experience covers just about all areas of hospitality, back of house as well as front of house staff, including: outdoor events , housekeeping , festival bars, waiting on teams and kitchen brigades.

9: West One Recruitment:
Chef and Front of House Recruitment Agency. Based in London, they specialize in Hotels, restaurants, pubs and clubs throughout the UK, providing permanent and casual vacancies.

10: Core Recruitment:
International Hospitality and Retail recruitment agency. Wide range of positions available, from Chef and Management positions, to executive financial, marketing and HR roles. Based in London with hubs in South Africa and the Middle East.

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11: Abbey Recruitment:
Hospitality Recruitment for both Chefs and FOH, based in London. Both permanent and temporary positions for Hotels, Restaurants and clubs.

12: The Change Group:
Recruitment for pubs and restaurants in London, all positions from front of house and kitchen to finance and marketing, including management positions. They also have an office in Hong Kong.

13: Renard Resources:
Catering and Hospitality Recruitment, covering London and the UK. They have their own training academy in Covent Garden, offering courses in a selection of Front of House positions. Permanent and temporary vacancies.

14: Bee Recruitment:
Catering and Hospitality Recruitment, covering London and the UK via area consultants who are all experienced in the industry. Permanent and Temporary vacancies.

15: Gordon Charles:
Hopsitality recruitment, founded 9 years ago. Vacancies mostly in London but covering UK, in all sectors of hotel and restaurant work.

16: Scene Hospitality:
Hospitality recruitment, based in London. Small agency with vacancies in all areas of hospitality.

17: Milestone Recruitment:
Hospitality recruitment, based in Harrow, London. Small agency with vacancies UK wide in all areas of the industry.

18: Collins King & Associates:
Hospitality recruitment agency based in London. Most vacancies are in London, for all positions in catering and hospitality.

19: Platinum Recruitment:
Hospitality recruitment agency covering the whole of the UK. Both front of house and Chef jobs.

However here – you will find a list of the BEST HOSPITALITY AGENCIES

IMPORTANT We hope you’ve found our list useful. THE VOTE was carried on a sample selection of companies in London who use Hospitality Recruitment Agencies – this list is not intended to and does not represent the entirety of offices in the London Metropolitan area and all these agencies are recommended equally.

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