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.

Christmas is Coming

We're getting in the festive spirit at The Pony & Trap with our new Christmas Menu & Festive Taster menu.

Festive Taster Menu: Click here

Christmas Menu: Click here

News & Events

The Idle Rocks

Josh recently joined Simon Hulstone of Michelin starred The Elephant in Devon and Jude Kereama of 2 AA rosette Kota Restaurant in Cornwall. The trio met up with head chef at The Idle Rocks, Guy Owen and his team to prepare five course tasting menu... More info …

First Festive Tasting Menu

This Festive Season we will launch a special Christmas Tasting Menu inspired by winter flavours and using the very finest ingredients from the South West. Here's what Josh said: “We’ve been working on a special menu for Christmas for a few months. We... More info …


The Pony & Trap Some Christmas classics feature in our #Festive #TastingMenu which is now available https://t.co/xWhLXQ8SYI https://t.co/lTrfPi4BqF December 3, 2016, 1:01 pm Retweet

The Pony & Trap Our #SundayRoast menu has meat, fish and vegetarian options plus locally grown vegetables. Booking is recommended!… https://t.co/nka1KcFjKh December 2, 2016, 11:20 am Retweet