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The Monocle Café is seeking a standards-driven, forward-thinking Café Manager to lead our growing team at Chiltern Street.

The role involves the day-to-day running of the café business, managing both the kitchen team and hosting front-of-house, as well working along our Monocle retail team at Chiltern Street. You will be responsible for all aspects of managing the financial and operational elements of the business, including menu innovation, setting and upholsting customer-service standards, supplier relationships, events management, marketing and payroll. We are well known for our excellent coffee and drinks, so proven barista skills in a busy environment are essential, as is the ability to hire, train and develop the Café team. You will have at least three years’ experience of managing a small, cohesive team and delivering an exceptional and unique customer experience within an independent environment. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in world affairs, business and design, have a passion for printed matter and will be an ambassador for our brand.

The Monocle Café is open seven days a week and at times you will be expected to work weekends and evenings as part of your weekly schedule. The Monocle Café is situated very close to our London bureau and Monocle shop and you will have daily interactions with the wider Monocle team, who frequently entertain guests there. You must have a valid UK work permit, excellent verbal and written English and basic computer skills. If you share our passions and believe that you could actively contribute to the ongoing development and expansion of The Monocle Café, please send your CV and a cover letter to Raffael Lienert (

£30-35K salary range, depending on experience.


Raffael Lienert




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