All of the staff turned up at exactly the right time. They were extremely professional and were well turned out. They had a good manner and were exceptionally helpful and discreet.

Why Choose Us

Salt & Pepper Events is a dynamic, fast-growing events company in London, providing professional assistance and covering all aspects of event organisation including:

  • Staffing: We supply high-calibre, personable waiting staff, butlers, bartenders, mixologists, hosts and cloakroom attendants for private parties, corporate events and corporate hospitality.
  • Security: We provide SIA certified reliable and presentable security staff tailoring a solution to fit your needs.
  • Catering: We have several fine-dining chefs on board who can assist with delicious high quality canapes, bowl food and bespoke 3-course meals.
  • Equipment: We offer catering equipment advice and hire including glassware, marquees, gazebos, outside heating and lighting.
  • Over 13 years of experience

    S&P was founded in 2011 with an initial idea to fill the gap in the market for high quality hospitality staff for hire. We soon realised that most of our clients also needed assistance in other aspects of event organisation. Having the experience, knowledge and resources to be able to help them we extended our services and have been delivering memorable bespoke experiences to private and corporate clients ever since.

  • We see ourselves as an extension of your business

    We have many regular clients who have been working with us for a long time and we feel the reason for this is our ability to provide flexible and bespoke solutions to each one of them. We will always listen, gather information and adapt to your requirements whether this is a catering package we are creating for you or front of house staff we are hand picking to reflect your company’s image and values.

  • Friendly and Reliable Core Team

    Valuing quality rather than quantity, we have a strong core team.
    Our loyal head office staff have been with the company since the beginning, seen all the highs and lows and continue to be the glue people who make sure all operations run smoothly and to a very high standard.
    Our waiting staff and bartenders work together very often and possess that team feeling rarely seen in larger groups. Our clients are very likely to see the same faces again and again, which provides simplicity and continuity.

  • Excellent Customer Reviews

    Our average review score, based on over 600 online reviews, is 4.9/5. We are so confident you will be satisfied with our service that after each assignment we will send you a link to our and Google page where you will be able to write a genuine, independent, unedited review.

  • Available 24/7

    We are happy to talk to you at a time which is most convenient to you, be it early in the morning, late in the evening or at the weekend.

I’m a wedding planner who hired 3 Salt and Pepper staff and they were exceptional – super professional, helpful, and hardworking. Several guests commented on how great they were.


Have you got an enquiry?

Please fill out the simple form below and we will get back to you within one working day. If you require a quotation give us as much information as possible.

  • How do we pay?

    You can pay by bank transfer, cheque or card. We do not accept American Express. If you have an account then your payment is in 7 day payment terms. Otherwise full payment will be due before your event.

  • Do we have to book staff for a minimum period?

    Yes we have a 4-hour minimum booking period within zone 3 of the underground. Other areas will have longer minimum booking depending on distance from London and ease of transport.
    Security staff have a 5-hour minimum booking period.

  • What is your COVID policy?

    All of our staff test regularly and you can request their lateral flow test results one day before your event as well as their vaccination status. They also wear masks unless they are medically exempted.

    Events cancelled with less than 48 hours’ notice should be paid in full unless this cancellation happens due to the government’s change in regulations.

  • Do we have to book the staff taxis?

    No, if the event is within zone 2 of the underground. For simplicity and clients’ peace of mind after 23.30 we charge a £30+VAT late night fee per staff, allowing the staff to organise their own transport. Events outside of zone 2 will be quoted on a case by case basis

  • Do you charge late night or Sunday overtime?

    For events taking place within zone 2 of the underground, after 23.30 we charge a £30+VAT late night fee, per staff . Events outside of zone 2 will be quoted on a case by case basis. We charge double rates on bank holidays as well s NYE and Christmas Eve.

  • Do we have to give the staff food and drinks?

    Staff must have access to water. Food is at your discretion.

  • Can I ask my staff to stay longer on the night?

    Although this will be at their discretion, our staff know that this business requires flexibility and in most cases will be happy to stay longer.

  • Do we have to pay for travel time?

    Within zone 2 and between 7am and 11.30pm travel is free. However outside zone 2 the costs for transport and increased travel time to staff will be charged. This will be quoted to you.

  • Can you help with equipment hire?

    Yes. We are always happy to assist with all your equipment needs. Please visit our equipment hire page for further information.

  • Can you help with party decorations?

    Yes. We can help with bespoke theme party displays, balloon walls, balloon garlands, etc. Please visit our party styling services page for further information.

  • Can a mixologist advise me on cocktails ingredients?

    Yes. Our experienced mixologists can provide a detailed ingredients and quantities list for your chosen cocktails depending on the number of quests and how long a party will last.  This will be done well in advance so you will have time to do the shopping.

  • Should we tip our staff?

    This is up to you. Our staff will surely appreciate if you do.

  • Do I need to give staff breaks?

    As per law, staff have the right to a 20-minute uninterrupted break if they are doing a shift of 6 hours or longer and this must be during that shift, not at the beginning or the end.

  • What’s your staff standard uniform?

    Leather black shoes (ladies may wear ballerinas), smart black trousers and a long sleeve black shirt. For more formal occasions we can wear a white shirt, a black tie and a black waistcoat.

  • Which areas do you cover?

    We cover all areas of London that are reachable by either tube or overground. We may be able to help with destinations further away but it would depend on the availability of staff who can drive. One-way travel time and train fares/fuel will be charged.