London: The British Prime Minister David Cameron was asked to stand in a queue by a waitress who was busy serving the other customers as she never expected the man who was looking for a cup of coffee, was none other than the Prime Minister of Britain.
A waitress at a coffee shop in Britain failed to recognise Prime Minister David Cameron and told him she was busy serving other customers, and asked him to stand in a queue for 10 minutes. Cameron was on his way to the Armed Forces Day celebrations in Plymouth when he decided to stop for coffee.
He went into the Sandwich Box Plus cafe, but waitress Sheila Thomas failed to recognize him and told him to wait, Cameron's aides went inside another bakery next door, and picked up for Cameron a jam doughnut and a cup of tea. When the prime minister began to enjoy his treat outside the shop, passers-by recognized him and he again went inside the first cafe. However, Thomas was upset to see Cameron had picked up his food elsewhere and gave him another scolding.
"I didn't realized it was him (Cameron) at first. I was in the middle of serving a customer, so I was running around trying to do something and didn't take too much notice, to be honest," Thomas said.
"He asked if we served take-away coffee and I said, 'Yes but I'm in the middle of serving somebody', and he said, 'I'm so sorry'. It was only afterwards somebody told me it was the prime minister". "He came back in afterwards and I told him off for not getting a coffee here. He shook hands and was very pleasant", Thomas said. This was not the first time the prime minister has been made to wait for a drink by a busy waitress.
Last year, while on holiday with his family in Tuscany, Cameron was forced to carry a tray of drinks to his table when 27-year-old waitress, Francesca Ariani, told him she did not had the time.