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The Pony & Trap

Pony & Trap Knowle Hill | Newtown, Chew Magna BS40 8TQ, England
+44 1275 332627
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (92 reviews)
“crab soup” (20 reviews)
“homemade crisps” (17 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Pony & Trap Knowle Hill | Newtown, Chew Magna BS40 8TQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here for a birthday : what we loved was how they balance Michelin star food with their relaxed, warm and friendly welcome and unassuming setting ( with beautiful countryside views ) the ceviche and pork and octopus were completely delicious , well thought...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 3 days ago

I came here with two other adults for a relaxed lunch. I've seen the chef on Great British Menu, and liked him personally, and his food. So was looking forward to coming here. Sadly I was left disappointed, The food was salty, and seemed like...More

Thank Joanna381
Reviewed 4 days ago

A very nice pre order nibble of home made crisps and dip. Choice of starter and main was very difficult as there was nothing that any of us wanted to eat from either menu which was heavily biased towards game or fish with shellfish. Least...More

Thank didbw
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great location really relaxed and comfortable atmosphere with fantastic food and wine - what more do you want as a Sunday evening treat.

1  Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great lunch here. The use of completely local ingredients is clearly a matter of pride and I'm happy to be told about it. My husband had a great ham, egg and chips for a pub price. I tried the pork shoulder with...More

1  Thank katinkabath
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this restaurant on recommendation from a friend. We were on our way to Bristol Airport and had booked a table for our family to celebrate my daughters boyfriends birthday. Firstly the staff are very friendly and the views overlooking the beautiful countryside are...More

1  Thank mojo281069
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved everything about this place. The location, the atmosphere, the staff and the food. I had the chilled beetroot soup which is something I’ve never had before and it was delicious. My partner had the mussels and you get so many ! He then had...More

Thank dissypegs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place with a friend, who like me, likes to try Michelin starred places! Bit of a random place to find, easy enough though with the sat nav! Lovely interior with classy décor. Very friendly staff who were happy to advise on the menu...More

1  Thank Taffodil
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just wanted to say a big thank you for making me, as a vegan, feel so welcomed. To have a separate menu waiting at the table when we arrived, and to have all the staff aware of my dietary needs without once having to remind...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been a staple pub our family used to visit for Sunday lunch in years gone by - we’ve been looking for an excuse to go back since Josh Eggleton took over and my mothers Birthday was the perfect one. It’s your typical country pub,...More

1  Thank browners1
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Questions & Answers
colin s
13 July 2016|
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Response from Chris64needes | Reviewed this property |
Yes you need to book
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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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