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Hammer and Pincers

5 East Road | Wymeswold, Loughborough LE12 6ST, England
+44 1509 880735
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“grazing menu” (43 reviews)
“bread” (53 reviews)
“apple sorbet” (10 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 East Road | Wymeswold, Loughborough LE12 6ST, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We've tried lots of places to eat since moving to Loughborough. The Hammer & Pincers is by far the best we've found. Consistently excellent food. For our recent anniversary we went back and had the Grazing Menu, with wine. Spot on. Hoping my wife takes...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is probably deserving of a Michelin star. We went with the 7 course grazing menu and some of the dishes were maybe even better than what we had in other places with a star. The tuna miso dish is excellent and the dill...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took our family here today as a treat for helping us move. We had heard excellent reports from villagers about this restaurant. On arrival we had drinks in the lovely bar area, so chilled and relaxing. Being a Sunday, it was either 2 or...More

Thank Susanv82013
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've eaten at a lot of lovely restaurants over the past 5 years or so and we've been blown away by a few, but Hammer and Pincers really has set the bar at an all-time high. The food is just sublime; there is no other...More

Thank TheSyrevo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Me and my wife attended this restaurant for dinner a few days ago and rang last minute to book to which they said they had a cancellation and would be happy to welcome us. We arrived and the place looks comfy, cosy and welcoming. We...More

Thank Prince319
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been a couple of times. It's not cheap but it's certainly worth spending a little extra. The food is beautifully presented and full of flavour. We recommend it.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we had a really lovely lunch here for our anniversary last week. we had the 7 course tasting menu which I thoroughly recommend and I had the wines paired with it - they were fab too! we particularly loved the beef course - absolutely incredible!...More

1  Thank Jen_Wo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited on the recommendation of a family member and wasn't disappointed. Superb food, service and environment. I would definitely visit again if I was in the area.

1  Thank Philip M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Introduced to this resturant by my brother and his wife, it was quite busy but everything was efficient and timely, Bread and dips where delicious, actually all the courses where delicious, Starters around £8, mains around £22, deserts around £7, for the quality of food...More

1  Thank garyje
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in to Hammer and Pincers at lunchtime, not knowing the type of establishment it was (we thought it was a pub). We were lucky enough to be given a table as we had not booked, and were surprised when we opened the menu...More

1  Thank NHJ65
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Questions & Answers
8 May 2016|
Response from hammerpincers | Property representative |
Hi Nananel 12, Thank you for getting in touch regarding holding a party in our restaurant, unfortunately the largest party we can accommodate would be for up to 12 guests Many thanks Danny
Brian W
24 February 2015|
Response from hammerpincers | Property representative |
Hi Brian, We can do a party of 12 in one area, but our toilets are not suitable for guests in wheel chairs unfortunately Sorry we could not be of further help Danny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 East Road | Wymeswold, Loughborough LE12 6ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 880735
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