RestaurantsSomersetChew MagnaBS40

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November 2022: The Garden Room is open Wednesday - Friday and they are soft-launching the Sunday lunch offering at the end of this month - see website for details.

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Summary

£65
  £££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

After 15 years, the Michelin-starred Pony & Trap gastropub in Chew Magna – owned by chef Josh Eggleton and his sister Holly – is to reopen in a new guise in 2022. The Eggleton siblings have also opened Pony Bistro, in Bedminster (see also) and this, their former HQ, will operate ‘no longer as a gastropub, but as a wedding venue, cookery school and restaurant’.

Summary

£71
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Incredible food” in “a lovely countryside setting” (complete with garden, and views over the Chew Valley) has carved a major culinary reputation for Josh & Holly (brother and sister) Eggleton’s converted pub (more of a restaurant nowadays). But even reporters who acknowledge the quality of the “beautifully prepared dishes, with great combinations of texture and flavour” can still find it notably “overpriced” (“decent but not worth the high cost”).

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Chew Magna, BS40 8TQ

Restaurant details

Highchair,Portions
Yes
No dress code
60

The Pony Chew Valley Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Pony Chew Valley Restaurant in BS40, Chew Magna by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Pony Chew Valley restaurant.
Yvonne C
The food was as good as it ever was (which ...
Reviewed 10 months, 5 days ago

"The food was as good as it ever was (which was excellent). Slightly more expensive than average, but well worth it. Beautiful outlook and gardens. "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £38.00
Dinner   £43.00

Traditional European menu

Pudding
£0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Chew Magna, BS40 8TQ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 7 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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