Quick facts
  • Year established:
    Aug 2012
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • Flat Iron, Labs House, 15-19 Bloomsbury Way, London, United Kingdom, WC1A 2TH
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About Flat Iron

Flat Iron are a steak restaurant that provide great quality, affordable steak in a warm welcoming environment.

Flat Iron want to be a place that people love. Whether that is their team members, guests, suppliers, charities, investors, or landlords.

To ensure that the unique 'family feel' continues within their restaurants, all managers are personally interviewed by the founder of the organisation and all team members are interviewed by a general manager. Every potential new recruit does a trial in the restaurants before they are hired, so they can get a feel for the job. Flat Iron have criteria that they look for in every candidate and when selecting employees following a trial, the team are asked for an opinion to ascertain if they are in line with the culture and core principles.

Flat Iron have five core principles in total: Passion; Like an old friend; Straight up; Craft; Indie Spirit.

By thorough training of all teams at every level, Flat Iron can portray their primary purpose, core principles and ambition. Everything that they do refers back to the principles when they train.

What is it like to work for Flat Iron

The leader of Flat Iron is always working within one of their restaurant sites, constantly interacting will all members of staff.
Flat Iron are rolling out Mental Health first aid training for all General Managers and Assistant Managers. They regularly flag up if employees are working too many hours.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Flat Iron ensure everyone is treated entirely fairly. By getting to know everyone really well, Flat Iron know them as people, not as team members. 

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Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:


  • Average Age:


  • Staff:


  • Staff Turnover:


  • Male : Female:

    62% / 38%

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