Careers & Jobs In Devon

Burgh Island Hotel is a bucket list destination for many, but what is Island life really like? We’re totally unique, beautifully eccentric, we love creating memorable experiences, and we also remain a little bit of a mystery! Above all, we are here for our guests and we thrive on delivering the best service possible. If our description and your description match, a future at Burgh Island could be in the offing.

Many of our talented team live and work in this beautiful location and, whilst we all work really hard, we also know the very best ways to spend our free time. From paddle boarding to kayaking and from cosy nights in The Pilchard to reading up about our many famous historical guests, it’s definitely a lifestyle career at Burgh. Browse our current hospitality job vacancies from chef jobs to hotel jobs or hotel receptionist jobs. We offer live-in jobs and part-time jobs.

As we gear up for an exciting summer ahead, our recruitment will commence in March 2024. Stay tuned for updates on vacancies by visiting our website. Alternatively, you’re welcome to express your interest by emailing a copy of your CV and a covering letter to [email protected].

We look forward to the possibility of welcoming you to our dynamic team!

Cocktail Bartender/Mixologist

Full-time, Permanent From £23,920 See More

A unique opportunity has arisen for our famous Bar at Burgh Island to require a Bartender/Mixologist.

  • Ensure that guest experience in the bar is smooth, seamless and appropriate, ensure all guests are given a warm and friendly welcome.
  • Ensure all food/garnish is fresh and ready before the service and all beverages are prepared/made according to specification and delivered accordingly.
  • Be able to build and maintain long term relationships with regular guests
  • Be able to recommend and up-sell wine and beverages.
  • Deliver food & beverage service in the Bar area and support both restaurants in the food & drinks delivery if needed.
  • Be able to explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and allergens (if necessary)
  • To continually build products knowledge and bar skills
  • Check identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Take food and beverage orders from serving staff or directly from patrons, and using EPOS systems enter these accurately onto till. Collect money for drinks served or transfer to rooms immediately.
  • Maintain cleanliness of bars, work areas and tables throughout shift.
  • Plan, organize, and control the operations of a cocktail lounge or bar.
  • Order or requisition liquors and supplies.
  • Serve snacks or food items to customers seated at the bar.
  • Be an ambassador for the bar and the hotel. Recommend other services (restaurant, rooms) to patrons
  • Provide guests with information about the hotel and about local areas, including giving directions.
  • To assist the Restaurant team with the running of service as and when required



  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Vacancy Details

  • Job Type: Cocktail Bartender/Mixologist
  • Job Hours: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary: From £23,920 based on 40 hours


Discounted or free food

Expected start date

  • Immediate
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