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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%
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“grazing menu” (55 reviews)
“bread” (65 reviews)
“sorbet” (35 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 East Road | Wymeswold, Loughborough LE12 6ST, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my boyfriend here for a birthday meal. The food was incredible. We really enjoyed the selection of breads, and the complimentary sorbet between starter and maim had incredible flavours amd the best I have had. My boyfriends beef main course was cpoled medium rare...More

1  Thank 94Rach
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family meal for 18th birthday, excellent service and atmosphere. Good food if not a little overpriced but excellent night was had by all. Would go back for that special occasion.

Thank Jay-Amafayat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this meal . We took our son out from Uni to celebrate his 21st and the meal did not disappoint. Beautiful presentation and great violet cocktail!

1  Thank LondonSessa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a truly wonderful meal here last night, the welcome was warm and genuine and the food an absolute delight. The quality of the ingredients, the innovative menu and the presentation would have given a Michelin star restaurant a run for its money. It is...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I’d wanted to visit this restaurant for a while and it certainly didn’t disappoint. The meal got off to a good start with a warm welcome, a drink in the bar, and a selection of delicious homemade bread. All the food was fantastic. In particular...More

1  Thank Mikearmo
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Booked online for my husband’s birthday, and arrived to be seated in the bar area and offered drinks. Really impressive gin menu! Drinks and menus were promptly delivered and we placed our food order having been given a few minutes to ourselves. Once shown to...More

1  Thank KHollin87
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I was invited for lunch by good friends to this restaurant, although it was Friday I felt it was a bit quiet but I was happy as one get better service in these circumstances. I took the 3 course set Menu at £29.00, excellent value...More

Thank Marie J
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Wow....we've eaten here before but quite a while ago and don't recall it being unpleasant but this experience starts with a WOW! Staff attentive but not intrusive, atmosphere and surround beautifully lit and accommodating. Food was' incredible', steaks proficiently cooked and my Cod was mouth...More

Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Hadn’t been here for a while and whilst food was good last time, the service was a little below par. All different this time, we couldn’t fault anything. I opted for two starters rather than starter main (although hubby had the standard starter and main)...More

1  Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 20 March 2018

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
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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
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
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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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