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Hammer and Pincers

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5 East Road | Wymeswold, Loughborough LE12 6ST, England
01509 880735
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 234
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  • 67
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent

The other reviews are right!! One not to miss if you in the area, the atmosphere is great, the staff were attentive and the food excellent!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Martyn A
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The other reviews are right!! One not to miss if you in the area, the atmosphere is great, the staff were attentive and the food excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I would class myself as a regular so I'm perhaps slightly biased hammer and pincers never fails to impress and amaze. The ingredients are locally sourced and treated with the upmost respect, care and attention which ultimately leads to epic plates of food being produced! I make it a goal to ensure I go back every time the menu is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I searched for a restaurant close to East Midlands Airport and found this little beauty. We turned up a few minutes late but the waitresses made us feeel very welcome. The place was full adding to the good atmosphere. The food was beyond excellent and well worth the prices being charged. I will definitely come back !

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Having eaten twice from the dinner menu and loved it both times we chose here to celebrate a joint birthday with family. We had the grazing menu which did not disappoint. Over three hours, including additional coffee and liqueurs, we enjoyed the attentive but unintrusive service and the food was wonderful. Beautifully cooked and presented...each course gave us something new... More 

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East Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I have been eating at the Hammer and Pincers for years and would thoroughly recommend it. The menu is good locally sourced food and the service and attention to detail are excellent. RecoMmend it for a special meal.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Have been going here for years but have been so disappointed by the past 2 times to the point where I won't be going back again. The fixed menu barely changes and is really limited. I had pasta with gorgonzola and it was so bitter it was inedible. The service has really gone, there is no attention to detail. On... More 

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hammerpincers, Owner at Hammer and Pincers, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, Thankyou for taking the time to offer us your feedback. I have gone through your points with my management team, and we have looked at our customer feedback file. We can see that we ran out of the correct potato garnish for the chicken dish, once at the beginning of June & that 2 tables were unable to... More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I just love this place, We have never been disappointed by the food or the customer service. Once again a very happy dining experience. Please keep up the good work- it's so nice to be able to recommend somewhere really good in the local area

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We ate here last night expecting the usual high standard. We booked a table, but on arrival were told a large party were in and we would have to wait for a table unless we wanted to be squeezed in with them. We were asked if we would like to wait in the bar area and that they would bring... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This the second visit and we were not disappointed. Food is excellent quality and interesting ever changing menu. Bit pricey for everyday eating but we saved a bit with Gourmet Membership. If anything, the desserts are a little disappointing - for £6.50 they could be a little better

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The food here was excellent and the service very good. It's hard, in fact, to pick out anything that stood out from the rest, as all that was done for us was of high standard. Perhaps the best thing was the food, which was beautifully prepared and well served, but the setting, etc, all equalled it in quality. We liked... More 

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Additional Information about Hammer and Pincers

Address: 5 East Road | Wymeswold, Loughborough LE12 6ST, England
Phone Number: 01509 880735
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 East Road | Wymeswold, Loughborough LE12 6ST, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: 01509 880735

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?