The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Meet a Peach legend: Frazer Sutherland

For those who don’t already have the pleasure of knowing Frazer, let us introduce you! Since becoming a partner in Peach in 2008, Frazer has established the Thatch as Thame’s number one food destination. He also looks after The James Figg further up the High Street, once voted Oxfordshire’s Best Traditional Pub in 2013; The … Continued

How WSET has changed my life

  I was recently lucky enough to take the Level 2 Wine and Spirit course with eight other Peaches, I know, it’s a tough job! WSET’s Level 2 Award in Wines is a beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines, suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. The course was led by the wonderful Kevin, … Continued

Exciting times for Lianne over in Salford

It’s been an exciting time for general manager Lianne Sargent and her team. The Swan at Salford has a stunning new look and menu and faces old and new have been popping in to see the changes and enjoy plenty of the good stuff! Here’s a bit more about Lianne… How do you feel about … Continued

Our cracking Lobsters are back

August is the best month for native lobsters and crab, and we’re celebrating by serving the best of British, every weekend, throughout the month. Home to one of the largest fishing ports in the UK, we are honoured to work so closely with the fishermen in the harbour town of Brixham, enabling us to source … 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

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