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The Pony & Trap

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The Pony & Trap

About

Nestled in the rolling hills of the Chew Valley, The Pony & Trap has been a mainstay of the South West food scene since Josh and Holly Eggleton first took over the reins in 2006. With Josh running the kitchen and Holly in charge of front of house, this brother sister duo have built a well deserved reputation for quality.

One of the most exciting places to eat and drink in the South West, The Pony and Trap has held a Michelin Star since 2011 and was recently ranked the best Gastropub in the region. The pub has had a colourful past and has been part of the local community for generations; while it may offer Michelin standard food and seven course tasting menus it is still a pub at heart and remains a popular watering hole for local farmers, residents and walkers alike.

With a guiding ethos that food should move from field to fork, chef-patron Josh goes to great lengths to ensure everything on the menu is locally sourced. The varied menu changes daily and the team know the provenance of everything on it. With all of the fresh ingredients sourced from just across the valley, the farmland surrounding The Pony & Trap is merely an extension of its kitchens.

To book a table please call 01275 332627

Extras

Key Features

  • In countryside

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Catering

  • Bar
  • Licensed
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Leaving Bristol on the A37 and just beyond the village of Pensford at the roundabout at Chelwood, turn right on the A368 signed Weston-super-mare. After approximately 1.5 miles you will see a sign for the Pony & Trap asking you to turn right, signed Chew Magna 2 miles, Winford 5 miles. You will find them 1 mile along, on your right.

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    675
  • Very Good
    184
  • Average
    118
  • Poor
    55
  • Terrible
    33

Recent Reviews:

  • Aliaksandra M
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Bitter disappointment
    1 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 18th June 2017
    We booked a table for Sunday roast and were told that we have a 2 hour slot which seemed sufficient at the time as it was only for 2 people. We were very wrong! Although our starter came almost... Read full review
  • jcawth7683
    Cordoba, Spain
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Fabulous location and fabulous food
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th June 2017
    An unpretentious venue and very relaxed, the service is excellent and the staff know a lot about the food and wine. The food is wonderful. Just an excellent place and so worth visiting! I wish the... Read full review
  • aderrick3112
    Cheddar, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    So looking forward to visit after reading reviews , but very Disappointing experience
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th June 2017
    We were so looking forward to our visit to the Pony & Trap after friends of ours had been and raved about how wonderful it was but, my husband and I were not so impressed!! Firstly, we were shown... Read full review
Newtown
Bristol
BS40 8TQ

Tel: +44 (0)1275 332 627

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Closed Mondays except for Bank Holidays and through December.

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