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Our blog about all things peachy


Supplier Spotlight — Portwood Asparagus

Spring is always an exciting time for us, marking the wonderful (yet all too brief) season for English Asparagus. We source the very best quality from our friends, J.W. Allen & Sons, at Portwood Asparagus. We recently had the pleasure of visiting the farm and learning about the life of Portwood Asparagus from Andy Allen, … 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

Supplier Spotlight – Reynolds

We’re supplier proud to serve fresh fruit and veg from the only remaining national family-run greengrocer Reynolds. So who are Reynolds In 1945, William Reynolds set up a fruit and veg stall at the Ridley Road Market in Hackney, London. William’s ambition was to supply his customers with the very best fresh produce, an ambition that … Continued

Designing menus is like a game of food Tetris

Designing menus that are on-trend and work for the pubs, is a delicate balance between listening to what our guests want, whilst also offering choice, and dishes they might not have thought they wanted to begin with. Each menu offers all the old favourites, plus new and exciting dishes, a good choice of steaks, fish … Continued

Veganuary – Going Cold Tofurky

2018’s Veganuary campaign broke all records, growing by 183% with 168,542 people signing up to go vegan for January. With this in mind, an eye-opening viewing of Netflix’s ‘Cowspiracy’ and a day of vegan education courtesy of Mildred’s earlier in the year, I decided to take the plunge this year and give it a go. For me … Continued

A Vegan education with Mildreds

I’ve been in the hospitality trade for 11 years now, and over the time I’ve been fortunate enough to try many unique and unusual meat, fish and cheese dishes and picked out a fair few favourites. It was with great excitement, when on Wednesday 11th July, I joined our brigade of Chefs on a vegan education … Continued

Work Experience at Peach – Summer Menu Launch Week

How are you linked to Peach? I’m Clara and I have just completed a week’s work experience with Tash and the décor team. What is your go-to pub food? I can’t turn down a portion of chips, especially if they are sweet potato; number one guilty pleasure. What pubs did you visit this week? And … Continued

The Bear & Ragged Staff joins the fold…

Thursday 8th March saw the opening of our 19th pub, The Bear & Ragged Staff in Cumnor. Despite the best efforts of the weather to thwart us, the works were completed just in time for our official re-opening, attended by locals and guests who had travelled from across the county as well as from a … Continued