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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%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (96 reviews)
“homemade crisps” (18 reviews)
“crab soup” (20 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 1 week ago via mobile

It was a beautiful spring day . My first visit to a Michelin star restaurant. Staff friendly and the main waiter or maitre'd was very humorous and a said enjoy your food journey . Starter Pork Faggots, Celeriac, Apple absolutely delicious Main course Whole Lemon Sole,...More

Thank seanmc69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went last night as a special treat, however, certainly did not meet my expectations. The service was attentive but the food was disappointing. My husband had scotch quail eggs and homemade HP sauce for starters and I had asparagus with hollaindaise sauce. It was ok...More

Thank ozzy13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great meal. We all chose different starters, mains and puddings AND they were all fantastic. Atmosphere was smart but relaxed. Staff were attentive but not pushy. We had an amazing lunch. Thank you!

Thank DrAJMH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited The Pony and Trap several times over the last few years, and it remains the best food I have ever eaten. The chefs seem to have this amazing talent at packing flavour into every morsel on the plate. The atmosphere is friendly,...More

1  Thank Trollllzzz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each course was excellent with paired wine. Good service. Will return for fourth visit. This is definitely a restaurant you will want to return to.

1  Thank Mike L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to the pony and trap for a third visit. Once again exquisite food served perfectly. The bang bang cauliflower was spot on. We eat out a lot but our visits to this restaurant are the high spot. Thanks again for a lovely meal...More

1  Thank Anne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as part of a small group of ladies and we very much enjoyed our evening. This place has a nice gastro pub laid back style with the most amazing food being delivered to you plate. A warm welcome awaited us and the menu...More

1  Thank holidayhappydays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm welcome for the four of us on a damp , cold Spring evening ! Excellent varied and original menu. Despite original opinion that it looked expensive , proved to be good value: I went vegetarian for the first time, the soup and ravioli was...More

1  Thank Ian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite booking specifically for an anniversary, we ended up sat in the pub, next to the toilets. Service was staggered, spluttering and nervous. Went for the tasting menu, what a BIG mistake. The introduction to this menu was Venison, which can only be described as...More

1  Thank FatDad31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived excellent service, good humour and great food. You can even choose snacks as starters! Will certainly return, can recommend lamb, pork, lemon sole, cheese board indeed all if the party had smiles. You can wonder why pay a little more,...More

1  Thank I C
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February 12, 2018|
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Response from 108Julie03 | Reviewed this property |
I remember there was a slope on the car park but you could drop off close to the door. My father-in-law is 88 and managed with holding my arm.
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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, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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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