The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


The Peach Lifers

People make all the difference in our pubs and we work hard to make our team feel just as much at home as our guests. So much so, many have been with us for over 10 years –  the Peach lifers! We caught up with some of them recently to share their highlights.  Felicity Newsome … Continued

A beautifully small family-run distillery

We’re very strong on our ethos and even though it might cost us more, to always serve the good stuff is  a value we always stay true to. Karl and Lindsay Bond started distilling in their garage in 2014, as with Lindsay being coeliac, home brewing beer just wasn’t possible. Supermarket own vodka mixed with … Continued

Why Hudson Baby Bourbon is our favourite…

December 1933: New York rejoices at the end of prohibition and in 2005 Tuthilltown Spirits brings the tradition of small batch spirits back to the Hudson Valley. Hudson Baby Bourbon is the first legal pot-still whiskey produced since prohibition, and today they distill whiskey using grain harvested from farmers less than ten miles away. Proud to … Continued

Live Life on The Veg

Over the last 12 months, we’ve really seen a spike in interest in a more plant-based diet. So much so, more and more of our pubs are hosting vegetarian and vegan nights, and our teams attending inspiration days with friends from Mildreds. The High Field’s weekly veggie night has proven popular, and blogger Word in … Continued

A new look for The One Elm

It’s been just over two weeks since we reopened the doors at The One Elm, after a top-to-toe refurbishment making the friendly neighbourhood pub the perfect place to eat, drink and catch up with friends any time. As well as transforming the look and feel of the pub, we’ve brought a brand new all-day menu … Continued

Making Life Peachy

Peach began in 2002, when we opened The Rose & Crown in Warwick, believing every town deserves a great pub. Today we have eighteen pubs in lovely town and villages – and an undimmed devotion to making life Peachy. What do we mean by Making Life Peachy? Our values make us unique and making life … Continued

Our Warwickshire chef reaches national heats of top culinary challenge

Dan Jeffs, one of our young Warwickshire chefs has reached the national heats of the Nestlé Professional Toque D’Or, one of the country’s most influential training and development initiatives, and will be going on to represent the Midlands in this year’s competition. Dividing his time between The One Elm in Stratford-upon-Avon and The Star & Garter … Continued

An award-winning pub company

Ever since the very start when we opened The Rose & Crown, we’ve been striving to be the best in the industry, and over the last 16 years, our awards and accolades have been a huge recognition of what we’ve achieved. In 2006, The Fishes won Pub Roast of the Year in the Pub Chef … Continued

A new way to drink whisky

For many, the thought of adding anything other than a couple of drops of water to single malt is sacrilege. Luckily, the new generation of scotch lovers understand that not only can whisky be enjoyed straight, but some single malts work wonderfully when mixed. One serve that has caught the imagination of bartenders, because of … Continued

Lobster worth paying for…

On arriving at the sleepy harbour town of Brixham, it only took a quick glance out to the coast to notice just how busy this little fishing port is. Home to one of the largest fishing ports in the UK, we are honoured to work so closely with the fishermen, enabling us to source sustainably, … Continued