Come and join the team.

Whether you are a front of house diamond or back of house machine, we’re interested in learning more about you.

At the Balerno Inn, our goal is to provide a positive, happy environment where you can learn daily, develop your skills and meet wonderful people along the way.

We’re always looking for the most talented people, so if you think you’ve got what it takes, please send a copy of your CV to

Current Vacancies

Deputy General Manager

Due to exceptional business growth, future bookings and development we are now seeking to employ a deputy general manager to assist the GM in the running of The Balerno Inn. We have just completed and commissioned our 5 stunning boutique bedrooms along with our enclosed picture-perfect garden, bairns play area and unique bothys. We are being written of warmly and customer feedback has been exceptional thus far.

Our deputy general manager will help meet the financial expectations of the Inn, while developing a strong front of house team and exceeding guest expectations. The pace is fast and the standards are high, but if you are passionate about delivering an exceptional guest experience, it could be a great next step in your career.

You will:

  • Maintain responsibility for the overall strategic planning, development and success of the restaurant and bedrooms alongside the GM and head chef
  • Build and maintain effective relationships across the business, acting as a figurehead for the restaurant and driving improved productivity, turnover and profitability
  • Exceed guest expectations by providing exceptional service and staff management
  • Have a great front of house presence and manage and motivate our team, assisting the GM with the recruitment and training of team members and other management
  • Fully understand what The Balerno Inn offers and enthusiastically ensure all team members are proficient in this area and can effectively communicate to others

What’s in it for you?

As well as a chance to work in one of the most talked about new arrivals in the destination gastro pub market, you’ll get:

  • Top class training –on the job, plus opportunities to progress in a young and ambitious growing company.
  • Work for a private company where your face will have a name and we’ll take personal interest in your wellbeing.
  • Staff meals on duty.
  • A generous staff discount.
  • A great work-life balance and plenty of opportunities to socialise with your team outside the workplace.
  • A chance to get to know your customers, being out with city centre we love our locals and love being a part of our community.
  • We love to try new things, come with ideas and we’ll listen to you and work with you to try the best ones.
  • Earn a great competitive salary with excellent gratuities and a achievable bonus package. When the business does well then, you’ll do better.

If this job appeals, please email telling us about you and your career and attacha relevant CV.

Chef De Partie

The newly opened Balerno Inn has been going from strength to strength, and we are beyond thrilled with how our service and offering has been received. We are very busy and loving every minute of it. Given the incredible business levels and future bookings, we are now seeking to add a strong chef de partie to our brigade.

In this role, you’ll report to chef Andy Robson. Andy is a forward-thinking chef who has a fantastic history. He is making huge inroads towards putting The Balerno Inn’s food offering firmly on the map as a premiere destination eatery. This role requires experience and enthusiasm in equal measure and will be perfect for a chef who wishes to progress her career to the next level.

We will pay a very competitive salary subject to private post interview discussions.

If this job appeals, please email telling us about you and your career and attacha relevant CV.

Bar Staff

As part of our professional and friendly bar staff team, you’ll be responsible for taking beverage orders from customers, pouring drinks per our impressive drinks menu and serving beverages with a smile. We’ll train you to gain knowledge of our drinks offering so that you’ll be comfortable assisting guests with drink recommendations. You will also keep a well-stocked bar with adequate supply, clean the bar and tables, collaborate on new and exciting drinks, and ensure licensing laws are always adhered to. You must have a flexible work schedule, as we are open 7 days a week, and be a team player.

If you have at least 6 months bar experience and an outgoing personality, please send us your CV.

Waiting Staff

We have a number of exciting opportunities for both full time & part time wait staff. Our business is new and growing, so this is an excellent time to help create buzz and repeat business by delivering exceptional service to our guests.

Because we are new and incredibly busy, this is a fast-paced environment that requires previous experience in a similar type setting. We expect you to provide unparalleled service and in return, we will offer a competitive hourly rate and gratuities along with a fun and energetic team atmosphere. . You’ll need to have a flexible work schedule, as we are open 7 days a week, and be a team player.

If you are an experienced server looking for a great place to work, we want to hear from you. Please send us your CV today.

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The Balerno Inn, 15 Main Street, Balerno, EH14 7EQ