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Interviewing at Costa Coffee

See what people said about the interview process at Costa Coffee.

Interview experience

Based on 3,751 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 4,141 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 3,624 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Costa Coffee

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 5.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

What candidates say about the interview process at Costa Coffee

  • Freshly happy and relaxing considering my age
    Shared on 12 February 2023 - Barista Maestro - Great Yarmouth
  • Highly unprofessional
    Shared on 21 July 2020 - Supervisor and key holder - Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Ok not bad typical interview
    Shared on 14 March 2018 - Barrista - Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Interview questions at Costa Coffee

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Ambitions, experience and motivations
    Shared on 20 November 2023 - Barista Maestro
  • Whats your flexibility/availability?What do you think makes a good team?If you were a customer coming in, what would you expect to see?
    Shared on 12 November 2023 - Barista Maestro - Neath
  • what can you bring to the company? what's your availability like?
    Shared on 7 October 2023 - Costa Coffee Barista - Swindon

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The first interview at Costa Coffee

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed36%
  • Walk-In18%
  • Other14%
  • Employee referral12%
  • Other online job site7%

How candidates received their first interview at Costa Coffee

  • Indeed and an instore interview
    Shared on 27 June 2023 - Barista - Llanfoist Fawr ED
  • Applied on the website, was asked to come in for a chat.
    Shared on 22 April 2023 - Barista Maestro (supervisor) - Wolverhampton
  • Applied through indeed
    Shared on 24 February 2022 - Barista - Chellaston, Derbyshire

Common questions about interviewing at Costa Coffee

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