News

Pony wins Gold in South West Pub of the Year

We are delighted to have been awarded Gold in the South West Tourism Excellence Awards Pub of the Year alongside some of our favourite places in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. There were 8 winners from Bristol in the 16 categories with Pete Hayes from City Sightseeing Bristol winning gold…

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Pony is UK's number 2 Gastropub

Holly and Josh went along to Budweiser Budvar Top 50 Gastropub Awards 2015 this week, attended by some of the most inspiring pub owners and chefs in the country. The Sportsman in Seasalter, Kent, was announced as the winner with a menu focused on locally sourced ingredients including…

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Observer Food Monthly Awards Best Restaurant Runners Up

Last week, the winners of the 2014 Observer Food Monthly Awards were announced and we are pleased to reveal that the Pony is included in the line-up – a huge thanks to all who voted for us. The awards, now in their eleventh year, champion the best growers, producers, restaurants, chefs,…

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Events

Guest Chef August 28th - Tommy Heaney

Tommy Heaney of The Great House in Bridgend joins us in the kitchen on August 28th. In his first year at the listed hotel they made it onto the Michelin Guide and in his second won Hotel Restaurant of the Year for Wales. Tommy is quite the globetrotter and has worked in kitchens across the…

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Guest Chef September 17th - Dominic Chapman

Dominic Chapman of The Beehive in Berkshire takes the guest chef spot on September 25th. Dominic and his wife Helena took charge of The Beehive back in 2014 and the pub was recently named the seventh best in the country at the Top 50 Gastropub Awards. Josh and Dominic shared many…

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Guest Chef October 16th - Emily Watkins

On October 16th another Great British Menu competitor, Emily Watkins, joins Josh in the kitchen. Chef proprietor of the Kingham Plough in Chipping Norton, Emily featured alongside Josh and Dominic Chapman in the 2014 series of GBM where she became a winner for her D-Day inspired fish course.…

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