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 3rd in the Publican Morning Advertiser's Top 50 UK Gastropubs in January 2014. The pub’s champions a “field to fork” ethos serving food sourced as locally as possible from suppliers around the Chew Valley and the South West.

Christmas at The Pony & Trap

With the winter months fast approaching, it's nearly that time of year again! But don't fret, as we have a menu full of festive treats to get your mouth watering this Christmas!

If you are looking to book a table of eight and above we do require a full pre-order and a small deposit which is fully refundable up to 72 hours prior to your booking. Large groups can only be booked in at 6.30pm or 9pm so make sure you give us a call to get your seat early!

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News & Events

The Pony & Trap Best Restaurant and Best Sunday Lunch Runners Up

Last week, the winners of the 2014 Observer Food Monthly Awards were announced and we are pleased to reveal that the Pony is included in the line-up – a huge thanks to all who voted for us. The awards, now in their eleventh year, champion the best... More info …

Michelin Starred The Pony & Trap

You will notice a very, very happy team at The Pony & Trap as, last week, we learnt that we’ve been awarded a Michelin star for the fifth time! Back in 2011, we were awarded a star for the first time and the team has been striving to improve the Pony... More info …


The Pony & Trap Homemade Rolos! Tonight's petit fours. Thanks @jord_1991 for this one (#regram from our lovely pastry… http://t.co/bmFqMQAylF October 23, 2014, 8:04 pm Retweet

The Pony & Trap A sneaky peak at this evenings tasting menu for our 'Beef Nose to Tail' evening tonight! http://t.co/ccsWy6DUZu October 23, 2014, 7:56 pm Retweet