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.

Christmas at The Pony & Trap

On Friday December 1st we launch our Festive A La Carte and Tasting Menu - both of which will be available throughout December.

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News & Events

Trencherman's 2018

We're very happy to say that this year we're a Trencherman's Awards 2018 Finalist, in the 'Award for Creativity and Innovation' Category. The Trencherman's Awards is one of the most prestigious and respected ceremonies in the region, celebrating the... More info …

Christmas at The Pony and Trap

This year swap the usual Turkey for a different Christmas at The Pony and Trap. 40 day aged Rib-Eye, Wooley Park Duck and Smoked Cod all make appearances on our Christmas Menu, joined by Day Boat Fish Cooked On The Bone and a mouth-watering Salt Baked... More info …


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The Pony & Trap RT @Top50Gastropubs: "Everything has its place, but I think we will still be eating in pubs years from now" - Josh Eggleton, @theponyandtr… November 20, 2017, 10:36 pm Retweet