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.

Book now for Summer Tasting Menu

We serve a choice of a daily changing lunch or dinner menu, or a tasting menu for your table with the option of a matching wine flight.

News & Events

Holly recognised as one of industry’s most promising stars

Last week Holly attended the Acorn Awards 2016 and brought an amazing award back to The Pony & Trap. She was recognised as one of the hospitality industry’s 30 most promising stars under 30 at a networking weekend at the stunning Chewton Glen Hotel &... More info …

'Taste of Summer' Tasting Menu - Thursday 21st July

We're hosting a 6 course special tasting menu, dedicated to all the produce and dishes from the season. A Taste of Summer will celebrate fresh British ingredients with some of our favourite summer flavours, fruits and vegetables. This event also... More info …


The Pony & Trap #oysters with elderflower from the pony garden! https://t.co/FMmTC7ckIN June 25, 2016, 8:32 pm Retweet

The Pony & Trap Exciting news, @josh_eggleton heads off to the Mediterranean on Jul 3rd, to cook for the lucky @CelebrityCruise passengers June 23, 2016, 9:45 am Retweet