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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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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 292
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quiet catchup

Amazing food and very pleasant service. The decor was as nice as the food, although not sampled a just in for a catchup with a friend not seen for a while, will certainly going back to enjoy the food and sample some of the huge selection of wines on offer! Would highly recommend. Great great value... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Anthony K
via mobile
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food and very pleasant service. The decor was as nice as the food, although not sampled a just in for a catchup with a friend not seen for a while, will certainly going back to enjoy the food and sample some of the huge selection of wines on offer! Would highly recommend. Great great value and good old fashioned... More 

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Thank Anthony K
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hammer and Pincers is one of mine favourite gastro pubs in the area, we used to live in Wymeswold and go there quite often. The atmosphere can feel a little formal sometimes, particularly Friday and Sat evenings. Lunch during the week is a bargain for the food quality you get. Service is always amazing and the food is just the... More 

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Thank Deivi D
Loughborough
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely meal and excellent a la carte menu. Will certainly return. Service could not have been pleasanter. Two slight criticisms. Tables are rather crowded and when the place is full it s difficult not to feel slightly claustrophobic as many folk these days shout while enjoying their meal. The other thing is check you can get round in a shell... More 

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Thank peterlew42
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There was four of us who went for a birthday meal. We had the taster menu with wine, I have to say that is was the best meal we've all ever had. Everything was perfect, the table was in a great location, each course had the perfect choice of wine to accompany that dish. The service was 10/10, just the... More 

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Thank wakefield22
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've had the pleasure of dining at the Hammer and Pincers on a number of occasions now. Both with friends and family. Great food, a busy bar area and attentive staff. So good I've just found out my wife has booked us in for valentines..... Worth a visit

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Thank Mike P
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been a few times now and never had a bad meal! Ingredients are locally sourced as far as they can. Service good and good choice of beers and wines....we'll be back again soon :)

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Thank Sussi13
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A top place to go for a Sunday lunch or evening meal. It does get busy though so turning up without a booking is not recommended. Very warm welcome and friendly staff, excellent quality of food, good wine selection. Can't fault it. Dined here four times and will go back again. That's very unusual for me as I prefer to... More 

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Thank tsg07ica
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i have driven past this pub many times, and today, we decided to pop in and try it out.so glad we did, friendly welcome.we had the two course lunch menu.beautiful and thoughtful food. Great flavours.

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Thank john t
Loughborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good variety of high class food in lovely surroundings served by efficient staff. Good deals for "early doors"

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Thank Holker96
Brisbane, Australia
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55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely example that great food can be found being served in the villages around our major cities. Hammer and Pincer sources it's supplies as locally as possible and what comes out of the kitchens beautifully presented and a pleasure of the lips (although the chocolate pudding will be a while on my hips!) Portions aren't overwhelming but so flavoursome that... More 

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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: Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?