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Old Nicks Tavern

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Live music

We visit Old Nicks on a regular basis. There are always great live bands and an open mic night on a... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Nick H
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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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Amazing night life

The last time I was at Old Nick's was when it was The Big Arvo and The Almaboobies we're doing a... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Ann G
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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8 North Street, Horncastle LN9 5DX, England
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+44 1507 526862
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We visit Old Nicks on a regular basis. There are always great live bands and an open mic night on a Wednesday. Cobra on fraught plus a good selection of beers that are brewed on the premises

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Nick H
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Stayed in Horncastle for the week and as it mid week it’s very quiet so looked forward to open mic night here at old Nick’s so went in and was having a good night until a patronising bar lady came over and said your kids...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ross E, Owner at Old Nicks Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

I had written several drafts to this comment. But really all I have to say is if anyone is offended by being asked to take tired and irritable children home late at night because of their drinking are irresponsible. Please be assured it will not...More

Reviewed July 28, 2018

The last time I was at Old Nick's was when it was The Big Arvo and The Almaboobies we're doing a set. They are one amazing group of girls and I love the s ok by a that they do, if you ever want to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Ann G
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Visited here as Hedgehog Reality (my wife Liz and myself) for their weekly (Wednesday Open Mic night). Landlady, Sally, was very helpful and acted as sound engineer. Thoroughly enjoyed the evening with some excellent home produced beer and some amazing musicians. Very impressed with Feel...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our evening here, and even better to know they have a micro brewery and all tasted were outstanding!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank StephB780
Reviewed March 11, 2018

We called in for a drink before going on to another engagement and so glad we did. The tavern gives off a great atmosphere and a band was setting up and but, sadly, we couldn't stay on this occasion. A lover of real ale, I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Ingleborough1359
Reviewed January 3, 2018

This pub has its own micro brewery with some very nice beer and also has local band's playing. Nice place to go.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Already mentioned in the reviews, but they certainly know how to keep a bloody good ale. To few pubs nowadays can keep a decent ale. Top marks!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Met friends here yesterday for a swift half (gallon), could well become our new favourite local. Guinness was the best in town. The thing that's swung it for us, the best loos in town too!

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Irene T
Reviewed July 1, 2017

We had read about this place and happily found it next door to where we were staying. Went in to try a drink and had several. Enthusiastic staff keen to help you enjoy the beer on offer. Friendly locals happy to offer their help as...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank EastAngliaDiver
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