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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
    710
  • Very Good
    193
  • Average
    121
  • Poor
    59
  • Terrible
    36

Recent Reviews:

  • Patrick B
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Exceptional food
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 29th August 2017
    Made a Sunday evening reservation for my wife and I as a little celebration for a new job. Turned up a little early and enjoyed a drink in the garden, with beautiful views before going in. We were... Read full review
  • David S
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fantastic present
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 29th August 2017
    We ate off the A La Carte menu and it did not disappoint. Both food and wine were delicious. The staff were extremely helpful and would definitley return. Read full review
  • bktmail
    Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Worth the drive
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 28th August 2017
    We'd been meaning to visit The Pony and Trap for some time and it was worth the effort. A nice balance of pub and restaurant atmosphere with down to earth, friendly staff and, of course, excellent... 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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