The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


What we’ve been up to…

As we work through the weeks of Peach C-19, we wanted to keep our teams updated with all the goings on. Each week an update has been going out to our team to share all the good stuff our team have been up to, whether Isolated, Furloughed or Still Working. Keeping everyone together, even if virtually! … Continued

Counting down to our new drinks list…

As we go on through 2020, a year that will be marked down in history, I’m sure many of us have taken time to slow down, and reflect. As a business, many of our team have been volunteering to support the local communities. From NHS volunteering, to virtual quizzes and planning for the future, we’re … Continued

Meet our Peach Foodies

Our pubs are great, but it’s our team that really make us different. All our meat is free-range, our menus are seasonal, and we only serve what we’re happy to eat and drink ourselves. Our kitchens are run by proper Chefs; a highly skilled team of creatives, working with our suppliers to create great tasting … Continued

Committed to Making Life Peachy

The backbone of our business is to Make Life Peachy, for our team, suppliers and guests. The last few weeks have been challenging, unusual and a little odd. Our top priority has always been to ensure our team are looked after during this time and following the support released from the Government, we have been … Continued

Our Peachy Pub Quiz – The Answers, no peaking!

Peach Pubs Food & Drink Quiz For those who would like to play at home, or over video call, here are the answers! ROUND ONE  One and a half litres of champagne is known as a what? Magnum You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you eat the outside and throw away the … Continued

Our Peachy Pub Quiz – The Questions

Peach Pubs Food & Drink Quiz For those who would like to play at home, or over video call, here are the questions. Click here for the answers at the end. ROUND ONE One and a half litres of champagne is known as a what? You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then … Continued

Our Peachy Recipe Cards

Our Peach Chefs have been cooking up a storm at home! Here are their recipe cards; Chef Sam Collins’ Roast Chicken           Chef James Durrant’s Cheese and Bacon Scones           Chef Sam Collins’ Beer Bread           General Manager Lianne’s Banana Bread Muffins   … Continued

When Good Leaders Matter – Making Life Peachy

Written 23rd March 2020 the day we went into lockdown. For any business the last few weeks have been challenging with recommendations and insights changing daily, sometimes hourly. As a pub company we have our own unique set of challenges, the majority of our team cannot work from home and we knew eventually we would … Continued

Find out what we’re up to while we #stayathome

We chatted to some of our Peachy team to find out what they’re up to while they’re staying at home… Terri, General Manager at Brookmans, has started a mammoth Harry Potter Puzzle with her boyfriend Jon Tom and Camilla, from The Richard Onslow, have bought two giant barrels to make an outside bar in their … Continued

Countdown to Lockdown… Making Life Peachy in a Crisis

Eight weeks ago Coronavirus (COVID-19) seemed like a distant problem in faraway places. We were on the other side of Christmas, taking well-earned breaks after a stonking festive season and planning the year ahead. We were in the midst of our 2020 Making Life Peachy Tour. Our goal is to be Best Gastropub Company On the … Continued