The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Let’s talk exotic fruits

Whether it’s to do good for the planet and reduce food miles, support British farmers or eating seasonally, we all know how important it is to serve the great produce available to us. From the earliest asparagus, to British strawberries, Jersey Royal potatoes, heritage tomatoes, chicory and roasted roots, we’re proud to serve the good … Continued

Bigger Promise 2 – We Feed Our Guests Well

Back in 2019, when The Bigger Peach Team was born, we created a set of promises to follow, to set us on the path of being the most sustainable Gastro Pub Company on the Planet! Some of the promises, we’d already been living by every day – feeding our guests well, is one of them. … Continued

Home Schooling Help

As the kids went back to school and we smiled thinking “thank god we don’t have to do that again”, we find ourselves here, doing this again! We all know it’s tough having the children at home again, everyone in the house battling for some quiet space, swapping the teacher hat, for the work hat … Continued

2020 Community & Charity Round up

It’s fair to say 2020 went down like none other most of us will ever live through. Like most, at the start of the pandemic, we never envisaged, almost a year later, we’d be back where we were in March, with pubs closed and the Country back in lockdown. Through great energy and enthusiasm from … Continued

Bigger Peach Promise 7 – We support our community and charity

Our pubs are at the centre of their communities, and we actively encourage our team to be involved in the community, donating to local projects, offering our spaces to community groups and and engaging in charity work. Each year the Bigger Peach Team choose key areas to focus. Over the years we endeavour to make … Continued

Lockdown Heroes…

During lockdown, we saw so many local heroes in our Towns, and we wanted to say thank you for all they did. In September we asked our guests for their stories, and rewarded them with a £10 gift, from us and them. Here are some of the truly amazing words we received. From The Swan … Continued

Counting down to our new drinks list…

As we go on through 2020, a year that will be marked down in history, I’m sure many of us have taken time to slow down, and reflect. As a business, many of our team have been volunteering to support the local communities. From NHS volunteering, to virtual quizzes and planning for the future, we’re … Continued

Women in Hospitality

We’re super proud to have so many women working in Peach. This International Women’s Day celebrates equality, so we asked our females what it’s like being a woman in hospitality. Hollie Hawkins, General Manager Growing up, I had aspirations of becoming a doctor, but at 21 I started running my first pub. I’m super proud … Continued