Host – Disrepute


London£15-£16phFull time / Part time

Host – Disrepute

About us:

Disrepute is an elegant and intimate cocktail bar in the heart of Soho; it combines 60’s counterculture and the best of London’s cocktail culture today, offering an expertly curated drinks menu where established ideas meet modern thinking. Among several recognitions and nominations, we are proud to have been listed in the UK Top Cocktail Bars list the past two years, ranking n.12 in 2022 and n.16 in 2023.

Disrepute is part of Nightcap, which is an award-winning operator in the late-night bar scene. We operate a portfolio of bars and venues across the UK, including brands like The Cocktail Club, Tonight Josephine, Barrio Familia, and Dirty Martini to name just a few. With a mission to be the UK’s leading bar group. Our purpose of existence is the belief that EVERYONE deserves a great night out, and therefore it's everyone's job to make sure we create great nights... and days out! We have a lively and dynamic work-ethos across all our bars and offices. Our culture is creative, innovative, and collaborative, where everyone contributes ideas and brings their true self to work every day, as we are hell-bent on harnessing a place where everyone can belong. Working here is fast paced, at times challenging, but copious amounts of fun!

What's in it for you?

  • Your dedication to the customer experience will be rewarded with a generous service charge.
  • An amazing 50% discount on food and drink across all our awesome venues.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides consultation sessions on mental health, well-being and finance, grants, and any other needed support.
  • The opportunity to join our world-class bartender training program and become a Cocktail Jedi.
  • Incredible career progression opportunities. We're invested in your success during your time with us!
  • And don't forget our annual Nightfest staff party, where over we all come together to celebrate. It's an event you won't want to miss!

What We Need:

As a Host/Hostess, you will greet and welcome customers, manage reservations, and ensure a smooth and enjoyable dining experience.

Disrepute is open until 3am Monday - Saturday and 1am Sunday, the role will require late night / early morning working.

This is a full time vacancy, with shifts based over 4, and a wage starting at £16 per hour!


  • Capable of handling different bookings at the same time, deal with our guests' reservations and make sure that they receive the most iconic welcome there is!
  • Escort guests to their tables and give them the best tour around our cocktail menu. We want to hear your recommendations.
  • Answer phone calls, take reservations, and provide information to guests over the phone.
  • Handle guest inquiries, complaints, and special requests in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Maintain a clean and organized front-of-house area, including the entryway, waiting area, and restrooms.
  • Assist in opening and closing duties, including setting up the host stand and organizing reservation books.

Skills and Experience:

  • First-class knowledge of classic cocktails.
  • High levels of fluency in English due to the bespoke nature of our service.
  • Strong communication skills to interact with guests in a polite and engaging manner.
  • Excellent organizational abilities to manage reservations and seating arrangements efficiently.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle a high volume of guests during busy times.
  • Positive and outgoing personality with a genuine desire to create a welcoming atmosphere for guests.
  • Problem-solving skills to handle guest inquiries and address any issues that may arise.

If you enjoy mixing up delicious cocktails and providing excellent service to create memorable experiences for our guests, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

We look forward to having you join our team at Disrepute!

Your Application, Your Way

At Nightcap, our amazing diverse teams are the key to delivering the ultimate guest experience. We need more incredible people to continue to deliver for our guests. It can be difficult for your passion, enthusiasm, and personality to shine though when applying using a CV. We want to do things a little differently and give you the opportunity to stand out from the crowd and shine. As part of the application process, you will be given the opportunity to use a CV or record a short video telling us why you’re amazing and we should hire you, maybe you’ve even got a little party trick you want to show ... this truly is Your Application, Your Way