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Enjoy a staycation in a pubs with rooms

Staycation A holiday spent in one’s home country rather than abroad, or one spent at home and involving day trips to local attractions. With the British weather being so glorious this year and with five of our pubs having lovely rooms, and one boutique hotel, we are all for the staycation. All in good locations, … Continued

A Peachy 15th year

It’s time for our annual report… A few more facts and figures than our usual blogs, but nonetheless, we’re very proud of what we’ve achieved in our 15th year! Peach numbers point to positive future as business turns 15: This year Peach marked its 15th anniversary with a solid performance and good organic growth from … Continued

The Telegraph Reviews The Bear & Ragged Staff

“Take the opportunity to escape the bustle of Oxford with a stay at this comfortable pub in a village on the outskirts of town. The building dates back to the 16th century, but today it is run by foodie-centric pub group Peach Pubs.” Caroline Mills, Travel Writer. Recently Caroline Mill, a travel writer for the … Continued

A day in the life of an Ultimate Head Chef

Ever wondered what a day in whites would entail? I caught up with Acorn award-winning and Peach Ultimate Head Chef, James Durrant, to find out what he gets up to in a day’s work. 9am – Once I’ve caught up with the team about the plan for the day, it’s time to prep for the … 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

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 Sharon…

Introducing our  new General Manager, Sharon Concannon… What was your first job?  I was a sauce Waitress in a Manor House local to home. How many Twitter followers do you have?   I don’t use Twitter, I’m a bit old school. How do you like your eggs in the morning?  I am not a huge egg … Continued

Veggie Week

National Vegetarian Week 2017 runs from 15-21 May, and it’s all about enjoying delicious, exciting, vegetarian food. The humble vegetable is a diverse, tasty and delicious thing in it’s own right, so it’s only fair to embrace and celebrate it! If you’re not usually inspired by meat free meals, here’s some inspiration for you: Veggie … Continued

A week in the life of…

Lindsey Durrant, Marketing Executive since August 2016 Lots of people are jealous of my job. ‘You get to eat in a pub, every day?’ is a comment I get a lot. Well yes! It’s a tough life isn’t it? So, I thought I’d write a blog about my pub adventures and menu choices. Monday at … Continued

Perking up water naturally

A new type of water, using wonky fruit and veg from British farms, Dash Water brings healthy and sustainable hydration to the fore, and we’re excited to be listing it come late October. The first of its kind in the UK, this new range of sparkling spring water is uniquely infused with fruit and veg … Continued