The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


The sugar tax, and our choice of softs

We believe in serving the good stuff every day, from our Aubrey Allen steaks with the Royal Warrant stamp of approval, to our award-winning line up of wine and spirits on the bar. If you’re driving, expecting or just not a drinker, we have a great range of softs for you to. To help tackle … Continued

Meet our asparagus grower…

The asparagus season is one that starts when the frosts are over and it is good and ready, you can never predict it. Especially this year. We get it straight from one farm which means that we can’t guarantee when it will be on our tables. I guess that’s what we get for only serving … Continued

Peach Launches The High Field Studio in Edgbaston, Birmingham

We’ve launched a new event space in the city, The High Field gastropub and the High Field Town House boutique Hotel in Edgbaston have thrown open the doors to The High Field Studio. The former architects’ space, flooded with light from floor to ceiling windows, is a multi-function venue that can be tailored to suit any … Continued

10 questions with Lee Cash

A restaurateur to his bones, trained and mentored by Robin Sheppard and Raymond Blanc, Lee Cash, one of our founders, started Peach at the age of 27. With a clear vision of serving quality food and drink at a sensible price, all in a fun and friendly atmosphere, he certainly is Peach personified, so we … Continued

The Peach Approach to the Gender Pay Gap

The requirement to publish the Gender Gap Pay information is very much welcomed by us at Peach.  Peach is committed to the principle of equal pay for the roles performed and to paying a good rate for all roles, as a matter of fairness and to achieve our goal of being a Top 10 Sunday Times Best … Continued

Spring at The Duke of Wellington, East Horsley

As the days lengthen and the sunshine returns, it’s time to set aside the heartier dishes of winter and look ahead to the lighter, fresher tastes of Spring. If you head over to The Duke of Wellington in East Horsley, you’ll find the best of the new season’s offerings served fresh daily, every day of … Continued

The Bear & Ragged Staff joins the fold…

Thursday 8th March saw the opening of our 19th pub, The Bear & Ragged Staff in Cumnor. Despite the best efforts of the weather to thwart us, the works were completed just in time for our official re-opening, attended by locals and guests who had travelled from across the county as well as from a … Continued

We transformed six lives a week with clean water in 2017

As a group, we focus a lot on helping the community, both here at home, and overseas with The Peach Foundation. This is why for over six years, the only bottled water we have sold in our pubs has been BELU. BELU gives 100% of its profits to WaterAid, with the aim that everyone, everywhere should have access … Continued

Break up your Easter

Birmingham, Bedford, Warwick, Witney or Cranleigh – a stay with us in one of our lovely rooms is the perfect plan for the Easter weekend. All in great locations, our rooms come with the added bonus of having a pub just downstairs.  Whether it’s a weekend away for the two, or a mini break for … Continued

Asparagus is on its way…

Every year, our chefs search for the freshest, most seasonal produce to bring to your plate, and with Asparagus being one of our favourite spring ingredients, we wanted to ensure we sourced the very best we could find. Our founder, Hamish, was determined to be one of the first to have this years English Asparagus, and … Continued