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 Estrella Damm Top 50 UK Gastropubs in 2018. 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.

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News & Events

Christmas at The Pony and Trap 2018

Josh & the team have written the December menus ahead of the usual schedule and they're

ready to read!

We are now taking bookings over the telephone & via our website.... More info …

The Michelin Guide 2019

We're delighted to announce that we have retained our Michelin star for the 8th year (!) Josh Eggleton and Rob Howell (head chef of our sister site Root) traveled up to London for the ceremony, which was held at the BFI IMAX in Lambeth this Monday... More info …


The Pony & Trap RT @FareShareSW: These two are absolute legends. Local top chefs @josh_eggleton and @cobchef have given up every morning this week to raise… November 16, 2018, 6:37 pm Retweet

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