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Really good 🥘 food
Monday, April 30, 2018Rating: rosettes

Annette Downing
 Good Food
The food was delecious
Monday, April 30, 2018Rating: rosettes

 local ale
Nice Spotted pheasent ale a real local brew.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Bangers and Mash
ordered the Linolnshire sausage and mash it was very good well done. and idid not have to book or wait very long.
Friday, June 15, 2012Rating: rosettes

Paula Seamons
would be nice to see some pics of the Royal Oak would like to come and see before we come all the way fom Norfolk
Tuesday, May 15, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Dave Cool

MOBILE 07980 931334


Dear Sir and Madam

I have sent this e-mail on behalf of the band to enquire as to the possible chance that you may be looking to fill a date in your diary for 2012 for a social event at the Hit or Miss inn at Stamford.
We have played the pub on several ocasions as 4 WAY SPLIT We have since exchanged Nigel (RHYTHM GUITARIST) for Sally on keyboards

I tried to find a place to send in details but no joy, so i have put cv on here, i really hope that this is ok.

We are a 4 piece covers band called WAITIN FOR DAVE from Lincoln, who have been together for 6 years.

We cover a wide selection of music from the Who, Quo, the Cars, Steppenwolf, Greenday, Clash, Skids, Buzzcocks, Queen, Stereophonics, Madness, U2, Beastie Boys, Killers, Vapours, Oasis, Kaiserchiefs, Journey, Midnight Oil, Cult, Split Enz, plus many more.,

We do not play 1950,s music and neither do we play any country and western music in any way, shape or form, and we never use agents, but still getting at least 70 bookings per year.

We are all very experienced musicians, we have our own lights and we send posters to advertise the night, which are distributed 4 weeks prior to a booking (unless requested earlier) and confirmation for the weekend is made 7 days before a booking takes place.

Since WAITIN FOR DAVE was formed we have played pubs, clubs, engagement and birthday parties, and retirement parties, wedding anniversary parties, wedding receptions, Butlins holiday camp, village and school halls, RAF Scampton officers mess, night clubs, beer festivals, a wedding vow renewal night (for a biker), night clubs, classic car and custom bike shows, village fetes, football clubs, rugby clubs, cricket clubs plus numerous other events.

And also since the band was formed we have played over 500 bookings in 6 years and played in Leicestershire, Cambridgeshire, East Coast, Grimsby, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, East and West Yorkshire and of course Lincolnshire.

You can book WAITIN FOR DAVE knowing that you are assured of a great nights of live music, from 4 highly experienced, hard working musicians who enjoy a laugh and a smile on stage, but who are passionate about the music.

With Barry on lead / rhythm guitar and lead vocals, Nick on Bass and backing vocals, Sally on Keyboard and backing vocals and Dave on drums keeping a rock solid beat at the back, the music is totally live and not a tape in sight.

We are happy to accept a booking on either a Friday / Saturday night, or Sunday afternoon (afternoon gigs to be finished by 6pm)

or a bank holiday Sunday night (normal times)

No bookings accepted Monday to Thursday and no up stair bookings taken.

Normally the show is either 3 x 30 minute spots or 2 x 45 minute spots.

The fee to book WAITIN FOR DAVE in 2012 is 220


We can be contacted if wish to book the band, or for an informal chat by calling the number which is at the top the page, or by e-mail also at the top of the page.

You can contact WAITIN FOR DAVE knowing that you will always receive a friendly, helpful and professional response be it for a definite booking or just an informal chat on the band.

We are available for late cancellations on a Friday or Saturday night providing that we are given plenty of notice 4pm latest and of course if the band is available on the date, and any of the band does not have prior arrangements.

We have several dates available for the first three months of 2012 which i have included in this infomation of WAITIN FOR DAVE.

And finally on behalf of WAITIN FOR DAVE we would like to say thank you for taking the time to read the details on the band, and we look forward very much hopefully to your reply in the not too distant future.

Kindest Regards

Dave C



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Monday, January 9, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Stewart Green
 Sunday Lunch
An excellent Sunday Lunch Buffet with really good choices of meats and veg.. (and tons of it!).
Really enjoyed it. Luscious gravy. Wish I could have eaten more!!
Sunday, November 20, 2011Rating: rosettes

Great spot for families wish we had one like it at home. We are just home after week in Skegness. Artists, bit so so but kids love it because of the play area. Food good, rump steak for think 6 45, good value. We spent every night there.
Sunday, August 14, 2011Rating: rosettes

Pete Armstrong
 wonderful pub
Flying from Barkston Heath in 1965/6 when the weather was too bad to fly we would all go to the Houblon Arms for a lunch-time drink and stay for a couple of hours.Yes,I know ,but the owner was the local magistrate and very hospitable.Happy memories of a lovely place.
Monday, May 16, 2011Rating: rosettes

this was my fav pub for fish and chips it used to fantastic..all i can say now is i will never go there again..the fish was off and the chips were rank...what a shame..and not even a full refund..
Tuesday, August 3, 2010Rating: No rosettes

I visited the Nags Head on Sunday evening (01/08/2010).

I ordered the 14oz Mixed Platter. It was delicious. All meats were cooked to perfection, the rump was especially nice. The meal took a while to arrive but everything looked frshly cooked....no 'ding ding' food here.

My girlfriend had the Calun Chicken & Ribs. There were no complaints about the meal and the plate was empty at the end of the meal. She was provided with a finger bowl for the ribs which is something that I've never seen in a pub before. :-)

The desert menu was fantastic, it took my girlfriend ages to decide what she wanted and we weren't dissapointed. The desert was fab, very well presented and tasted beautiful.

Overall we were very impressed, the decor was quite nice, the service from the staff was outstanding (although this was a quiet time) and I cant fault them at all. I left with a full stomach, a lighter wallet and a happy girlfriend.

I will definately be returning to the Nags Head.

Thank you.
Monday, August 2, 2010Rating: rosettes

Dionne and Steve
 new phone number
The Durham Ox is under new ownership and is currently closed for refurbishment,due to re-open 1st july 2010
new phone number for all enquiries is 01507 527152
Sunday, May 9, 2010Rating: rosettes

George Hall
A Great Pub this one,we always visit when we stay at Butlins,the food has always been excellent and a Good range of Beers to Choose From.
Sunday, February 21, 2010Rating: rosettes

Tony Barnes
 Freindly Staff
I feel the reception you get from all staff is a very honest and warm welcoming, the food is excellent and very well presented in a clean and relaxing restaurant. Good choice of wine.
Overall a breath of fresh air compared to the previous occupants.
Friday, February 20, 2009Rating: rosettes

 nice pub not nice owners
Separated from my group of friends this Friday evening I hoped I may meet them here as in the past. Went in to see if they were in only to be verbally abused across the bar full of people by the owner and wife for using the wc without ordering a drink. Very rude, not nice nor very wise individuals. Yes we went elsewhere to spend our cash.. Every recession has a silver lining!!!!
Friday, December 12, 2008Rating: rosettes

D Atkinson
 Muddle Go Nowhere
We have been here at least a dozen times, and have nearly always had a meal when here. The food is excellent value and of a high standard, Staff are courteous, friendly and helpful. They are a credit to the pub.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007Rating: rosettes

 Clean & comfortable.
Great location to tour the area from, small but clean and comfortable rooms, fine food, obliging and friendly service. A tad expensive however.
Wednesday, December 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

p elliott
Dont know which place Richard Gramham commented about, but he is the companies SECETARY, so it seemed to be a biased comment, the structure to the food menu and presentation, in my opion is poor. The mash potato for example tastes likes its reheated, - very poor
Monday, December 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

Sarah Jones
 over priced
lost character but nice and clean .found both the food and drink very overpriced. Not the pub it once was
Tuesday, December 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

Richard Graham
 Smart, modern refurbishment.
Ownership has now changed.
Wines are better than ever, food is far better than it ever was and it has been fully refurbished.
Monday, November 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

r l pack
 5 star
good night out. great entertainment and the staff are lovely
Monday, October 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

mrs g roberts
something for everyone. families, kids, older people and young uns. its packed to the rafters on a weekend in the summer and its a great mix of people haing a good time. no idiots in here.
Monday, October 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

mr a roberts
 must visit cherry tree
weve been coming here for years and i cant recommend it highly enough.
Monday, October 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

lisa cadagan
 skegness' best kept secret
situated between butlins and fantasy island this pub is perfect for holiday makers and locals. its a great night out.or a nice daytime meal and drink.very family orientated and loads for kids.ill definately be going back
Monday, October 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

joanne till
 wow. wow. wow. what a fab pub
great food, good prices. THE BEST staff, family room, wheelchair access,entertainment, lovely decor,parking. fantastic athmosphere, something for everyone. the cherry tree is one of the best pubs ive visited in the last few years.please so and see for yourself
Monday, October 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

Shawn Collins
Smarties is a great pub with a fantastic staff.
Tuesday, August 22, 2006Rating: rosettes

M Price
 Lovely food & friendly staff
Non-smoking, lovely & clean. The food tastes home made and the landlord & lady are very welcoming. The pub has a family feel to it but as new customers we were made to feel as welcome as the regulars.
Monday, July 10, 2006Rating: rosettes

Alan Matsell
 Lousy management
I bought 5 worth of drink from the bar and my wife and I got an adminishment from some female manageress for eating food not purchased on the premises i.e. a 35p bag of crisps. I shall not be drinking in a pub that sinks to that level of pettiness, and the 35p bag of crisps just cost her around 500 worth of my busines this year. Excellent management skills.You should be fired.
Tuesday, July 4, 2006Rating: No rosettes

The Northfields
 The Northfields
The Northfields pub Stamford lincolnshire England. Excellent quality beers, fine food and entertainment
Wednesday, May 31, 2006Rating: rosettes

d wright
 friendly atmosphere, excellent food
friendly atmosphere, clean surroundings,excellent food and nothing is too much trouble for the staff
Wednesday, April 26, 2006Rating: rosettes

Monday, March 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

 A lovely pub, very friendly atmosphere!
Its a lovely pub this, i visited with my husband, and both the people (i think one of the staff was called Ben not sure though) were very polite and welcoming. It was a very clean pub. had an enjoyable evening!

Thursday, January 5, 2006Rating: rosettes

 name change
the albion is now the otters pocket
and has ahd vast improvement it now has 6 real ales and was a camra gold award winner in 2004
i recomend this pub to anyone in the area.
Wednesday, January 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

Steve from Khazakstan
 I like
I like
Tuesday, December 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Excellent food, excellent service,very friendly
Quality of food very good, very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, reasonably priced, well worth a visit.
Thursday, November 3, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mrs Chris Nelson
 Best pub in Lincolnshire
This is the best pub for miles, with the best real ales from Bateman's and lovely home cooked food. Great atmosphere with two great hosts.
A must for all real beer drinkers.
Monday, September 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Food good,good choice, good price well worth a try
Saturday, June 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

Michael Winner
 Class in a glass
If you want the most refreshing and crisp pint in Lincolnshire, The Axe is the only option!
Wednesday, June 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

Glenn Perry
 Great family run pub
Great range of beers, lovely family run country pub and good well priced food. Recommended
Monday, June 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Jane McLean
 Fantastic Food Every Mouthful A Delight
Food, presentation, surroundings and service Excellent. Hospitality second to none.
Tuesday, June 7, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Sue Otley
 Lovely family atmosphere,
definately worth a visit
Tuesday, June 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

mrs debbie fulcher
visited this public house many times,the staff are friendly great atmosphere,great beer,excellent food.This is one of my favourite pubs.
Friday, May 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

Eddie Fisher
 The Fulbeck
Visited this pub over the weekend, the staff are ill mannered and wont tell you the pricing of the meals, the food was appalling and severely over priced.

The pub itself is a dive, and personally I will never go in the place and I certainly wouldn't take children in their either.
Monday, April 11, 2005Rating: No rosettes

its a very nice pub and we go every year the food is lovely
Saturday, April 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

Bruce Ramsay
 Great little place
I stayed there once for six or seven days. Very good accommodation -- for the price. The pub's fine the food's great. The landlord (and lady) pleasant and easy.

Sunday, March 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Blue Pig - Cosy
The Blue Pig Inn pub in Grantham is very good. I found it a very cosy pub.
Monday, February 28, 2005Rating: rosettes

 great food great company
Had a great time at this friendly pub which served fantastic food
Sunday, February 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

 excellent food,very very friendly
service and food top class
Sunday, February 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

 good pub
new yrs eve disco by dj figers is 10/10.
Tuesday, February 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Riverside View
Back Iin the Mid-90's I visited Stamford. I found the City Quite Charming and the Location of ther Pub Rather Nice
Thursday, February 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

Fred Calway
Darren Tingle is the owner and so he would say the above.
Thursday, January 27, 2005Rating: No rosettes

 cosy pub
nice homely pub, with nice kids activites outside. great parking.
Friday, December 31, 2004Rating: rosettes

Scarlett Smith
 Loving the Masons
absolutely fab!

i've never felt so welcome.

the food was to die for and the accommodation was fantastic!

two major thumbs up for the Masons!!
Tuesday, December 7, 2004Rating: rosettes

darren tingle
the collyweston slater a real pub with fine winelist at a very good price a great range of real ales and food that really is value for money
Monday, November 8, 2004Rating: No rosettes

darren tingle
the collyweston slater a real pub with fine winelist at a very good price a great range of real ales and food that really is value for money
Monday, November 8, 2004Rating: No rosettes

jason marriott
this pub is very good my dad owns it.
Saturday, October 9, 2004Rating: rosettes

Friendly little pub with a great atmosphere
Sunday, September 26, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Wifi Hotspot
This friendly local pub is now a wifi hotspot... Only 1.50 per hour for community broadband access.
Tuesday, August 24, 2004Rating: rosettes

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