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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” (95 reviews)
“crab soup” (20 reviews)
“homemade crisps” (17 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 yesterday via mobile

Lovely pub and food is amazing Great service and staff very attentive Tasting menu available and good choice of quality wines Can't skip dessert either

Thank kbaker627
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well, the glorious Pony & Trap have finally cooked their last goose for me. Whilst it’s a really nice place the jacking up of the price for a main course the £30 per head really is taking the mick. Yes the food is delight and...More

Thank bunker36
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like rare beef this a must visit for you. My Roast beef must have been in the oven for all of 10 minutes! A good vet could have brought it back to life. Certainly plenty of DNA still available. Yes I do like...More

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Once again a totally fantastic Sunday lunch!! Had parsnip croquettes to start with which were fab!! The main course was the most amazing beef with incredibly tasty side dishes (including my favourite of cauliflower cheese!!) A really lovely cheese board finished it off perfectly, all...More

Thank Tonyhadley
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the moment of arrival staff was welcoming and friendly. We had the Sunday lunch 3 courses, each one was amazing and delicious and worth the money, it is a quaint little building. unfortunately we was sat near a table of 6 and they were...More

Thank karenZ9651FP
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here for our anniversary meal, both had the tasting menu and my husband had the fine wine flight to go with his. Welcoming restaurant, didn’t feel pretentious at all despite having a Michelin star. Food was all excellent and the wine pairings, although pricey...More

1  Thank Kate C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Shame I can only give 5 stars. Menu looks expensive (especially the mains), but when you see the skill and care they put in you'll understand the reason. Each of my three courses tasted amazing, with so many fantastic flavours. Service was brilliant, and with...More

2  Thank Wings247
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Heard lots about the Pony & Trap so decided to go for my birthday lunch. Opted for the 5 course tasting menu with wine flight. The staff were very attentive & informative about the food & wine. Each course was beautifully presented and tasted amazing...More

1  Thank dwarfie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited The Pony and Trap today for lunch and was quite impressed. To be honest, I personally don't understand why anyone would go for lunch and have a roast, but my partners family enjoy one and don't believe a Sunday can go by without...More

1  Thank cmart72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited again but this time for Sunday lunch as a group with the kids. We were the first through the door and every member of staff made a point of saying hello. It was a brilliant welcome and something my wife commented on as setting...More

2  Thank GASUk
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colin s
13 July 2016|
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Response from Chris64needes | Reviewed this property |
Yes you need to book
Janet P
19 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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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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