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The Pony & Trap

Pony & Trap Knowle Hill | Newtown, Chew Magna BS40 8TQ, England
+44 1275 332627
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (86 reviews)
“crab soup” (20 reviews)
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British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Pony & Trap Knowle Hill | Newtown, Chew Magna BS40 8TQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I keep coming back! This time, it was for my son’s birthday. He was in rapture about his rib eye steak and smoked bone marrow sauce. We asked if chef could tell us how he had made the sauce. A little later, Joe, the chef,...More

1  Thank Tastingman
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I took my wife here for a birthday treat after we had seen head chef, Josh Eggleton, on GBM for a number of years. It is set in a stunning location with views out across the countryside. The food was also excellent. The roast pork...More

1  Thank Chris M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were staying with friends in Weston-super-mare and they surprised us by arranging lunch here. Very rural with some splendid views from a few tables at the lower level. Great service, great food and great atmosphere! Just wish I lived nearer!!

1  Thank colbrown
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked a table for 6 here last Sunday as it was not only 1/2 way between all of our locations but we had heard great things, we were not disappointed!! The Sunday lunch menu was available although there were around 8 choices for both...More

1  Thank AndyKate237
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely perfect night all round. Good exceptional. Perfect table. Staff very attentive and ambience was great. Highly recomrecommended. 10/10. Definately return.

1  Thank Lozza E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had lunch there with my friend. Have heard so much about Pony and Trap so I was naturally very excited. We weren't massively hungry so decided to order a couple of starters each. I loved the pigeon breast with Bresaola and parsnip puree. The...More

1  Thank Kath_Lau
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you accept that this is a pub then the rating has to be excellent. On a November winter’s night this charming and beautifully presented establishment was heaving. Greeted at the bar we were served drinks and the night’s menu plus some crisps and dip....More

2  Thank Seacroft
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch at this pub in Somerset Early in the week so expected not to busy It is expensive so a special occasion restaurant Food was good quality and well presented . We were however disappointed with the menu which felt was unappealing for...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch was amazing, real ale was fabulous, staff were friendly and professional, views stunning. Best Sunday lunch I've ever had, beef was so tender and lots of lovely different vegetables. As you can see I was bowled over by it and even better number one...More

Thank Cerrie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although staff were excellent, the menu & food less so , we had food from Sun lunch menu (only one available on sunday) rib of beef rare!!! More like raw , rest ok , very little gravy , but very high price ! Never again

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colin s
13 July 2016|
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Response from Chris64needes | Reviewed this property |
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Janet P
20 April 2016|
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Response from ChrisASC | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for getting in touch. Re your enquiry, we do always have a vegetarian option on the Menu. In addition a number of our meat and fish dishes will also be Gluten free. We do hope this helps and look forward to... More
28 August 2015|
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Response from Tony W | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I'm really sorry but I can't accurately answer your question. The Pony & Trap is a Michelin Star rated restaurant, and the prices are reflected to that standard. I had a three course meal which worked out at about... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pony & Trap Knowle Hill | Newtown, Chew Magna BS40 8TQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Chew Magna
  • Phone Number: +44 1275 332627
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