The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Winter Stars

Going out to the pub is a special occasion now. So we wanted to make sure our cocktail list celebrates being “out out” this winter with some real treats. Back in early March, in our ongoing search for sustainable drinks we tasted an incredible rum flavoured with dried banana peels, Discarded, that would otherwise have … Continued

Our Bigger Peach Promise, No 6 – We support global farmers

Across our menu, when sourcing ingredients from overseas, it’s important we support farmers growing ethically; from speciality coffee, to tea, avocados and chocolate. Making our principles clear to wholesalers, ensures we source well, and often results in us paying more. Working out which global farmers to support is a challenge that never ends. The global supply chain … Continued

The Pumpkin & Pasta Project

This month our mission to Make Life Peachy, for our guests, team, suppliers and planet, continues. We want to make things better in the local communities we serve. The Pumpkin Project This November our fabulous veg suppliers, Reynolds, will be supplying the pumpkins and our Chef team will be cooking up soup to donate to … Continued

1, 2, 3, now not so easy as A, B, C.

First, we had the Rule of Six and now, we have Tiers 1, 2 and 3 where, depending on what Tier our pubs reside in, tells us the rules we must follow. It is a little confusing, but it’s our job to know the rules to keep our guests feeling confident and safe, leaving you … Continued

Being Flexitarian

I love my industry, and hospitality is in my DNA, along with having a love for great plates of food. Over the years, I’ve eaten in numerous pubs, cafes and restaurants, tried uncountable plates of food in tastings, and always enjoyed cooking at home too. From classic gastronomic dishes (which are now sometimes seen as … Continued

As the seasons change, so does our menu

A new season means a new menu, and with Autumn finally here, we’ve been working closely with our suppliers, to bring you a menu full of the good stuff. We work with some of the best suppliers, ones far more used to supplying Michelin-starred restaurants (and HM The Queen) than market town and village pubs. … Continued

Wines to try with our new Autumn Menu

Some may argue that we have the best job out there, and today is an example of just how true that is as we get to talk about the two best things; food and wine. At Peach we change our menus in line with the seasons to ensure we are only using the produce we … Continued

Lockdown Heroes…

During lockdown, we saw so many local heroes in our Towns, and we wanted to say thank you for all they did. In September we asked our guests for their stories, and rewarded them with a £10 gift, from us and them. Here are some of the truly amazing words we received. From The Swan … Continued