Reservations & How to find us

We take reservations between the following times:

We usually close between lunch and dinner service with the exception of Sunday when we are open all day.

Monday - Thursday
Lunch: 12pm - 2.00pm | Dinner: 7pm - 9.00pm

Friday & Saturday
Lunch: 12pm - 2.00pm | Dinner: 6pm - 9.00pm

Lunch: 12pm - 3.30pm | Dinner: 7pm - 9.00pm

Please note, the kitchen only takes orders up to 15 minutes after the last reservation time.

We always recommend you make a reservation if you wish to eat with us. You are welcome to pop in and see if there is a table available even if you don’t have a reservation, but please be aware we are quite a small pub with limited capacity so it might not always be possible for us to offer you food.

Alternative opening hours
Christmas Eve: Open as normal | Christmas Day: Closed | Boxing Day: Closed
New Year's Eve: Open for lunch only, usual Sunday Lunch hours | New Year's Day: Open for lunch only, usual lunch hours

How To Find Us


The Pony & Trap
Chew Magna
BS40 8TQ

Taxis: We strongly advise that you pre-book before your visit. We are a 20 minute journey to central Bristol. Del at Chew Cars is fantastic 07831 858 765. You can usually call an Uber home too!

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Contact Us

It's always worth giving us a call even if there is no availability online as we might be able to find a table for you. Please leave us a voice message if we don't get to the phone and we'll get back to you as soon as we can | 01275 332627

Please email enquiries to - please note that we do not take bookings via email. We will do our very best to reply to all emails as quickly as possible.

Booking Information

Large Parties

If you are looking to book a table of eight and above we do require a small deposit which is fully refundable up to 7 days prior to your booking. Due to kitchen capacity we can only accommodate large parties either at the beginning or end of service. The largest party we are able to accommodate is 12 guests.

Dietary Requirements

At the time of booking please let us know if anyone in your party has an allergy and we will do our very best to tailor a menu to their requirements.