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The Pony & Trap

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Pony & Trap Knowle Hill | Newtown, Chew Magna BS40 8TQ, England
+44 1275 332627
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited here while visiting family in the area. Cosy country pub with excellent food. The staff are really friendly the place has a lovely relaxing atmosphere. The food really is second to none, it is a little bit pricey but don't mind paying for such good quality food, highly recommend cannot wait to go back when we are next in... More 

Thank Jules0915
Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited this highly recommended Restaurant for Dinner on Saturday 11 February and we're very disappointed. Firstly, we were sat at a Table positioned adjacent to the Restaurant Reception so needless to say, every time someone arrived for Dinner, any hope of conversation was lost!! The food, whereas good, was somewhat rushed and as we were sat in a... More 

Thank SHarris1968
Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited with another couple last night and were blown away with the quality of the food. The furniture is a little uncomfortable for long legged people like us but it is all part of the country pub ambiance. Definitely recommend and definitely be back :-)

1 Thank lucybrees
Newbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Difficult to choose what to have from the set menu although venison faggots were a hit as a starter and my husband proclaimed that the steak was one of the best he has ever eaten. My fish was delicious too. Service good and helpful. Not that far out of Bristol and on a wet and miserable Friday could think of... More 

1 Thank Carolyn P
Horsham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to the Pony and Trap a couple of times and each time food is fantastic, excellent service and great, friendly atmosphere. If the Venison faggots are on the menu have them! they are excellent ( my partner had them and I sampled). The coronation chicken terrine is fab too. I had sole for main with a wonderful biter... More 

1 Thank susietyrrell
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Sunday Lunch treat for a family birthday. The food was amazing, flavours were fantastic and also really well cooked. My lemon sole was just perfect, I couldn't fault it. The rest of my table had the beef which was also special, melting in mouths. Portion size was also just right with a lovely selection of wonderfully seasoned vegetables. We... More 

1 Thank LIB69
Dorset, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here on a Friday.. was not disappointed at all. The staff were warm and welcoming.. and was nice that when asked about the food they knew exactly what they were talking about. The menu had a good variety. I enjoyed all three courses. In particular the cod was cooked to perfection, the chocolate delice looked stunning and was... More 

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somerset england
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for the first time today.....there were 4 of us and we had won a raffle prize for 2 for a Sunday lunch, we booked a few weeks ago and then the only time we could get was 3pm and it was packed...but this didn't interfere with the great service which was very friendly we also had a baby... More 

Thank lakeside71
Bath, UK
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and ambience was simply perfect - the food so very tasty - the staff was very friendly and they knew a lot about the food when we asked questions - you would need to book as very busy - Will definitely be returning again soon - keep doing what you are doing as it is just stunning :))

Thank KSurry
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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498 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived we decided to try the tasting menu and despite not having pre-booked, the staff sorted this out for us without fuss. Throughout the evening the staff were lovely and I was impressed at how well everyone worked together as a team and were full of enthusiasm for the food. Jason, who served the wine during the meal,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?