The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Herds for Growth Update Jan 2021

Our Vision To create best cattle management on all Mara conservancies, delivering increased, fair and diversified income to conservancy members in the Mara and demonstrating a sustainable model of co-existence between livestock and wildlife. History In 2017, it became clear the herds of cattle on Enonkishu which normally totalled 700-800 were not producing significant income and … Continued

Top Tips for Christmas Success

Christmas Day is hectic, but if you do the prep, it will be a breeze. Prep the night before, with a glass of wine in one hand and a potato peeler in the other . Champion the old hospitality saying of “mis en place saves your a**”. All veggies can be prepared in advance. Use outside … 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

Six, is the magic number

As we control the virus and ensure we follow the most up to date guidance, from Monday 14th September, we will be updating our booking policies to restrict bookings to a maximum of six guests. The new rules replace all previous guidance, including restrictions on number of households. Now – all we need to remember … Continued

Your Hubs – whilst our pubs were closed

On 20th March, restaurants, pubs and bars were told to close their doors, as the UK entered the initial period of lockdown. Over 100 days later, no person or business remains unscathed by Covid-19 and the measures that have been put in place to control this global pandemic have been exponential. There has been monumental impact on … Continued

What we’ve been up to…

As we work through the weeks of Peach C-19, we wanted to keep our teams updated with all the goings on. Each week an update has been going out to our team to share all the good stuff our team have been up to, whether Isolated, Furloughed or Still Working. Keeping everyone together, even if virtually! … Continued