The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


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

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

#WorldWaterDay

At Peach, we focus a lot on helping the community, both in our pubs, and overseas with The Peach Foundation. This is why for over eight 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 to … 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

Say hello to Tom…

Meet Tom, the General Manager at The Chequers in Eversley. What was your first job in the industry? A glass collector / bar back at Baroosh in Hertford when I was 16. Why did you get into the hospitality industry? My mum went for lunch with some friends (at Baroosh) and when she came back … Continued