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Hammer and Pincers

5 East Road | Wymeswold, Loughborough LE12 6ST, England
+44 1509 880735
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grazing menu” (54 reviews)
“bread” (60 reviews)
“sorbet” (35 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 21:30 Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
5 East Road | Wymeswold, Loughborough LE12 6ST, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Have been here a few times now, and is definitely worth a little d-tour. Food is great, well worth of its 2 Red AA Rosettes. Staff is nice, and restaurant is tastefully decorated yet informal. Will be around soon again!

1  Thank JohanLoughborough
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Seriously good food. A group of friends and I did the seven course grazing menu and were really impressed with the food on offer. Thete were some unusual sounding dishes among the menu, but we enjoyed every single one. A long slow relaxed evening of...More

1  Thank Nickydoh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picked this place as the nearest Michelin starred restaurant was fully booked. So glad we did - this was absolutely spot on and we enjoyed every mouthful. The grazing/tasting menu looked interesting but we decided to go for the 3 course option instead. Starters of...More

1  Thank Jacqui R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this restaurant a few times and never had anything other than a superb meal. I have been very lucky to eat in some amazing restaurants round the world. My daughter and her friend stayed with me last night and we came...More

1  Thank Grannyof4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been here a couple of times with my grandson when visiting him at the university food is brilliant the landlord and landlady are very nice people very friendly and cant do enough for you ,having tried a number of places in loughborough this is number...More

1  Thank roydenswansea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed in the area for a few days and had some good experiences for food and drink but this was a different level of dining. We looked on trip advisor where to go before we came as I love my food and booked...More

5  Thank Sarajon75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t rate this restaurant highly enough!! I’ve been before with the work girls, but took the other half for his birthday and he was incredibly impressed!! The food was amazing and beautifully presented and portions excellent. The service was fab, lovely staff and couldn’t do...More

2  Thank Daniella G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place really nails it. Borderline Michelin Star food at about half the price you would pay at those establishments. Great service ( friendly, attentive but unobtrusive ) and lovely complimentary touches all through the meal ( really interesting breads, a lovely refreshingly different sorbet...More

2  Thank wriggsAshbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hammer and Pincers now has Vegan options on the menu. If you want an a la carte Vegan meal for a special occasion then the Hammer and Pincers is for you! Each course is a work of art with amazing flavours and presentation. The...More

2  Thank Jacksmum41
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing evening. Had a warm welcome from a team member who offered us pre dinner drinks in the bar other than been ushered into straight to a table, Always a good start. Pigeon with a scotch egg and black pudding delicately put together....More

2  Thank jamiehampto
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Questions & Answers
28 September 2017|
Response from hammerpincers | Property representative |
Hi There, to be honest i wasn't aware that we were advertising vegan options on tripadvisor. However we always carry vegan options, rice milk, almond milk, nutritional yeast to name but a few ingredients we can use to make... More
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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