WELCOME TO THE PONY & TRAP, CHEW MAGNA Josh and Holly Eggleton's award winning country pub

The brother and sister duo have earned a reputation for quality with Josh managing the kitchen, and Holly, front of house. A testament to great food and a welcoming atmosphere, The Pony & Trap has held a Michelin Star since 2011 and was ranked 2nd in the Publican Morning Advertiser's Top 50 UK Gastropubs in 2015. The pub champions a “field to fork” ethos serving food sourced as locally as possible from suppliers around the Chew Valley and the South West.

Guest Chef Events

Throughout 2017 we have a selection of the best chefs in the UK joining Josh at the pass. Up next is the amazing Tom Brown, head chef at the esteemed Outlaw's at The Capital

News & Events

Summer Update!

Hello Pony fans! So we finally opened our city centre Salt & Malt! We’ve had a great reception so far, which has been excellent. In fact CARGO 2 on the whole has been amazingly popular, no one place is truly busier than another... everywhere is packed... More info …

Spring Update!

Hello friends of The Pony! A lot has happened since our last message and there's a lot coming up at The Pony in Spring! Big thanks to everyone who came along to support last month's RNLI Tasting Menu and Salt and Malt and our first Tasting Menu of the... More info …


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