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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” (41 reviews)
“apple sorbet” (10 reviews)
“hake” (15 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 2 days ago via mobile

Nice surroundings.Great service. The food and presentation was wonderful. A little pricey but worth it for a special occasion. Will definately return.

Thank teresacon1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the H&P the first time as a couple at the beginning of 2017 and we were not disappointed. We booked a table, although it was late in the week they still found us a spot for Sunday lunch. The food was simply amazing,...More

1  Thank FrayaTcat
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit but had been recommended so we had high expectations. We were not disappointed, from the friendly welcome and the overall service , the quality of the food and its presentation was even better than we had expected. They have a good selection of...More

2  Thank mac4706
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been to the H&P for some years..But we had heard some good reports so decided to return. Really pleased we did. We had a very enjoyable evening. The food was excellent. Plenty of choice in the menu. My wife had twice baked cheese/rhubarb/chicory...More

1  Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited to celebrate my birthday and were very impressed. The staff were friendly and attentive and nothing was too much trouble. My daughter required a gluten and dairy free diet and the chef came out to talk to her to check whether the adjustments...More

Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just popped in for lunch and ate off the set menu. Very good bread served with hummus and whipped butter. Starters were mackerel and crayfish, and duck, served artfully (see photos). Lovely apple cucumber and dill sorbet followed. Our main was chicken breast with Rosti,...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on June 6th for my mother's birthday. We ordered off the set menu (£23/person for 2 courses) and were absolutely amazed at the food. First, the food... There was a choice of breads to start (incl. a GF option for me!), the starters...More

1  Thank Yasmine_Roff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third time that we have visited and food was once again amazing. The main and dessert in particular were superb. A great choice for a special occasion as the food is more expensive than your usual restaurants, but with the quality of...More

Thank Nicola J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we have eaten here has been lovely. Main course from set menu £23 for two courses, £27 for three courses. Good value for the freshly prepared, beautifully flavoured food.

Thank S P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely to find a restaurant rather than a. gastro pub in a village. Food was excellent, step above standard gastro pub food, great mix of flavours and cooked perfectly. Homemade bread was lovely as well. Service was attentive but friendly and the atmosphere relaxed. Child...More

Thank hatitgoing
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We want to celebrate our Golden Wedding Anniversary with family and friends. We'd like to arrange a lunch for approximately 20 (including 2 children) on a Saturday in October 2016. Do you have a private room/area that could take 20 or so people?
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
We're looking to make a booking for aprox 12 people, can you seat this many together. Also one of the party is wheelchair dependant, do you have disabled access and disabled toilets.
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
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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