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The Pony & Trap

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Pony & Trap Knowle Hill | Newtown, Chew Magna BS40 8TQ, England
+44 1275 332627
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The title of my review sums this place up. The food is absolutely amazing, faultless cooking and presentation, first-class ingredients. During the meal we had three people serve and clear plates, each was as professional and friendly as the other. People around us were having the 'taster menu', eight courses I think. The staff had full knowledge of each course... More 

Thank fishonsaturday
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Taken here for a big birthday celebration and it didn't disappoint. We had the tasting menu and it was just fantastic, every course was superb but if I had to pick something - it would be the burnt honey ice cream, amazing! The service was fantastic. - everyone seemed to know it was my birthday and we were treated like... More 

Thank Chrissyp18
New Forest, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Charming pub in a nice quiet rural location with nice views all around. The food was delicious and staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank ClaireOsm
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to come here to celebrate a special wedding anniversary and boy what a great decision that was. We came on a Tuesday and were so glad we booked as the place was full. The whole evening was such a terrific experience with wonderful staff, brilliant food and stunning wines. We're no strangers to fine dining, but this was so... More 

Thank R0za
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely friendly pub serving excellent food and with a good selection of spirits and wines. Can't fault the food, all very tasty and cooked to perfection. Would definitely recommend a visit to this place if you're looking for something a little extra special and a little different in the food department.

Thank madcatwoman88
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went for the tasting menu (lunch) as someone who is getting into fine dining i really do like experiencing what the chef has to offer. I had a friend over from Australia & as a gift took him for a meal here. It did not disappoint. Although the day was wet and cold - the view outside was still... More 

Thank Sugarshane1
Tamworth, staffordshire
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Words are not enough to describe the quality, standard and taste of the food. The lunch was exceptional.

1 Thank Lynny51
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been wanting to visit here for a long time. Its surprisingly difficult to get a table for Sunday lunch and I can see why. I couldn't fault anything at all. It was a wonderful meal. I had the pork terrine, roast beef and the stout sticky toffee pudding. My wife had the beetroot cured salmon, roast beef and... More 

1 Thank Jacko_167
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Faultless really. We've eaten here a few times now and it's always special. The combination of locally-sourced high quality ingredients, friendly, knowledgeable service and Josh's inspirational cooking is what make it so. Our meal last night was one of the best so far. The little appetiser plates are a nice alternative to a starter if you want a lighter meal... More 

1 Thank Sallyvt251
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was staying in Bath and needed to take a cab to get to restaurant. It was about 30 mins. Unsure of when to call a cab back or how that would work, we invited our cab driver to join us. He accepted and we had a great meal and good conversation learning about the area. The food was very good... More 

1 Thank Kathy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?