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, Simon Hulstone, chef-proprietor of the mulit-award winning The Elephant in Torquay.

News & Events

Jude Kereama Special Tasting Event - 21st November

Jude will be joining Josh on the pass on 21st November cooking a special 6-course Tasting Menu, Josh and Jude cooked together on Great British Menu for 3 years in a row, representing the best of the South West. Chef/owner Jude Kereama is a New... 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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