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The Pony & Trap

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Pony & Trap Knowle Hill | Newtown, Chew Magna BS40 8TQ, England
+44 1275 332627
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Six of us were staying nearby and we are all London foodies !! The Sunday lunch was simply superb and utterly faultless. £26 for two courses or £30 for three has to be incredible value for money considering the quality of each dish presented We'll definitely be back....

Thank 159robinrobin
Wales, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked a while ago for our first visit to The Pony and Trap and will be back again. Excellent service very friendly front of house and amazing food. Very relaxed and unpretentious.

Thank BeverleyLeach
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We decided to go here for a Sunday roast as we were in the area. It was fantastic from start to finish. What a lovely place surrounded by beautiful countryside. The staff were very friendly and attentive. The food was excellent. We will be back again.

Thank Chadwicker25
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my boyfriend here for his 30th birthday as a surprise. Very welcoming for myself, boyfriend and 10 month old baby. Food was quickly brought out, great service and a nice menu to pick from. Will be coming back again.

Thank Jen C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went today for our Anniversary, received a very warm welcome and had a drink in the bar prior to our lunch. Food was excellent, plenty to eat and very good value. We were not rushed, service was attentive but never imposing and the waiting staff were friendly. Already decided to go again for our birthdays next year! As parents... More 

Thank Liam S
Weymouth, 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

We have eaten there three times now. it is suitably situated between Bristol and Bath and so we meet our son there for a special meal before flying out on holiday from Bristol airport. I cannot praise it enough. The atmosphere, choice of food, the attentive service. No its not cheap but then lovely things take craft, good ingredients, and... More 

Thank Jane M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday night Birthday meal. Food fantastic, staff fantastic, atmosphere fantastic! Not cheap, but excellent value, and a memorable evening. Very impressed!

Thank SweatAtRest
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed an evening with friends at the Pony and Trap. The atmosphere was friendly and relaxed, the staff were all very efficient. We all enjoyed our delicious meal choices, we will definitely return.

Thank izzi9999
Salisbury, England, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went after a walk with our dogs - no problem.They were greeted as members of the family. A real country pub feel with a smartish dining room. Choice of 7 course tasting menu or a la carte. Great choices, we could have just stayed with the snacks. Rather than a wine flight we chose the local Butcombe beer. 2... More 

Thank Philip R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Meal once again. I had Smoked Ham Hock, Leek Potatoes and egg for my starter which was superb. My main course was Blagdon Pork Neck, Fillet and Glazed Cheek, Black Pudding, Apple and Kale. This was beautiful. Service was as always very good and the wine ,a Cote du Rhone was inexpensive. No room for Desserts this time. We... 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
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
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?