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.

Closing For Renovations

We'll be closing from Sunday 19th (after lunch) until Saturday 25th while we carry out some renovations.

The office will still be running as usual; so if you want to make a booking or purchase gift vouchers then give us a call.

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Closed for renovations

We'll be closing from Sunday Feb 19th (after lunchtime) to Saturday 25th for some renovations. We'll be sprucing up the bar area and installing a newer sound-system amongst a few other things, however the office will still be running as usual; so if... More info …

Eight of the finest head to the South West

This year a roster of top chefs from across the country will join Josh on the pass for a brand new series of special guest chef nights. Starting in April these one-off nights will take place each month and feature some of the UK’s most talented chefs... More info …


The Pony & Trap Massive thanks to @HomewoodCheeses for having us at their HQ, sharing some of their cheesy knowledge! #SouthWest… https://t.co/0ZbQcH9PCZ February 21, 2017, 6:10 pm Retweet

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