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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%
Travellers talk about
“grazing menu” (41 reviews)
“apple sorbet” (10 reviews)
“hake” (15 reviews)
Closed Now
18:00 - 21:30All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 East Road | Wymeswold, Loughborough LE12 6ST, England
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1 - 10 of 611 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was our second visit to this restaurant and I have to say that the food was excellent - we had some guests and the chef accommodated some special requests, which is great. Nonetheless it was a shame that we only watched other guests enjoy...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I have been to this restaurant numerous times over the past year and there is a simple reason. It is THE best restaurant in the East Midlands. The food is superb and frankly is as good, if not better, then many of...More

Thank GEHosk
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife chose the restaurant from Tripadvisor and we were astonished by the quality of the food. It was my son's graduation dinner and the four of us each had a different starter. All were superb. For mains, I had an exquisitely flavoured dry monkfish...More

1  Thank Gtpmac
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We found this restaurant on Tripadvisor when looking for somewhere for lunch to celebrate our daughter's graduation. Everything was superb from the homemade bread to the complementary sorbet ( fennel apple and dill!) and cookies . We all had the set lunch and it was...More

2  Thank Hamtin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We (5 people )visited the restaurant for their Grazing Menu of 7 courses. Every dish was pretty setting & delicious. The mostly liked fish of Tuna with miso & watermelon, which was very fresh & tasty. 2 of us tried pairing wine commented quite good...More

2  Thank clui888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Hammer and Pincers for the first time on my 30th birthday with a group of friends. We were met with a warm welcome and started the evening with a glass of champagne in the lovely garden. We opted for the seven course...More

1  Thank Beautytherapist27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good food and attentive staff,we have enjoyed every meal on all of our visits to the Hammer and Pincers would recommend this restaurant no problem.

1  Thank colin f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday lunch here is an absolute must whenever we get back to the Uk. It never disappoints. Always lovely, always fresh. Vegatables are crunchy and cooked just the way we all like them. We just love the place. Staff are always friendly and helpful. A...More

1  Thank azillasymons1979
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last time we had the set menu and we were keen to try the a la carte. We weren't disappointed. Souffle to start was amazing. Pigeon cooked to perfection and a beautiful Leek Tart. They have a rioja by the glass which is also very...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect "al fresco" early Sunday lunch with my daughter and son-in-law, on their way back to Portugal from East Midlands. Food and wine excellent as always with relaxed and friendly service. We've been many times before and will go many times again. A perfect end...More

Thank SmallBobster
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Questions & Answers
9 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
25 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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
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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