The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Happy Hollies Days

Yesterday was one for the history books. No win is as sweet as a win over the Aussies and even that legendary Sunday morning at Edgbaston in 2005 now has a rival in the fond memories of England cricket fans. I must have been born under a lucky star to be at both of these … Continued

Hertfordshire Pub Manager Wins Top Industry Award

We only went and won an Acorn! Terri Dell, 27, General Manager of Brookmans in Brookmans Park has earned a place in the hospitality hall of fame by winning an Acorn Award, a top accolade which recognises the industry’s rising stars.  Terri was presented with the award at a special ceremony on Monday 17th June … Continued

A summer celebration at The Swan, Salford

Have you visited The Swan at Salford? This gorgeous pub, just a stone’s throw from Milton Keynes, has a wonderful village setting, with a beautiful garden and a spacious bar and eatery. Fresh from its recent make-over which has given it a stylish new look and a fantastic new menu, it’s the perfect spot for … Continued

This one’s the ‘berry’ best of British…

Come and enjoy dipping your own strawberries in delicious chocolate sauce and chantilly cream! Nothing says British Summertime, quite like a freshly picked, sweet Patisserie Strawberry. This year they’ve been picked from berry specialist growers Tim Stockwell and his wife Alice. Here are a couple of reasons, if you haven’t tried them already, why you … Continued

Introducing Salcombe Dairy

Salcombe Dairy has been making artisan ice cream in South Devon for forty years – and celebrates this milestone birthday in June 2019. The alchemistic factory been at the heart of the town’s meteoric rise in popularity as Devon’s most stunning holiday destination. New to our Summer menu, let’s find out a little bit more about them! Where are you based? … Continued

Drink up

All our roles are pretty varied in Peach, including mine! From designing posters for pub club events, to writing email campaigns, reviewing pub promotions, overseeing menu design to choosing gins to go on the next drinks list. There’s always something to get stuck into! We change our drinks list twice a year, which gives us … Continued

More than a Pub – refurbing The Swan, Salford

‘Reduce, reuse, recycle’ is having an overarching effect on design (and everything) in 2019, and in our latest refurb at The Swan in Salford it’s proving to be an apt mantra. Not only is society becoming increasingly aware of the importance of sustainability to the future of the planet, but it’s now easier than ever … Continued

Catering for all types of ‘I Do’

The team at The Embankment, Bedford, adore hosting weddings. We got chatting to Kirsty about her top tips and why The Embankment is the perfect setting for a wedding. We care about the detail and promise a day to remember. Once you’ve finished celebrating your engagement, the planning begins. With a wealth of experience planning … Continued

If you don’t already know about Belu, let us tell you…

We’re super proud to serve Belu Water and we’re often told we don’t shout about it enough! 2018 was a milestone year for the Belu team, generating £1,012,216 net profit for WaterAid bringing their total passed to WaterAid up to £4,053,207 (as of 31st March 2019). What an achievement! So, if you don’t already know … Continued