The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Say hello to Kim

Introducing Kim Whitfield, our new Project Coordinator in the Décor Team. What was your first job? An Image Processing Assistant at a photography studio. How do you like your eggs in the morning? Eggs Florentine. Describe yourself in three words. Positive, curious and proactive. Any vices? Sweet treats. I have no will power when it comes to … Continued

Risk-taking at the Big B

The pub industry is very different today to when I first worked for Peach 14 years ago.   Lots of pubs have closed while others have thrived in what has been, and continues to be, a tricky economic climate.  With seemingly limitless competition, endless food offers and lots of the same in terms of décor and … Continued

Peach joins Straw Wars

Plastic waste makes up between 60 to 80% of total marine debris and scientists estimate that every year at least 1 million seabirds, 100,000 marine mammals and sea turtles die when they entangle themselves in, or ingest plastic pollution. Not because of a straw though surely? Although straws amount to a fraction of ocean plastic, … Continued

Why does Peach care?

One of our over-arching aims here at Peach is to deliver the good stuff.  Every time. And that doesn’t just mean what we serve in our pubs, it also means how we treat people – our guests, our team – and our communities and planet. The founders of Peach – Lee, Hamish and Jo – … Continued

What does the Great British Pub mean to you?

We are lucky enough to live in a country with a wonderful variety of pubs: gastropubs, pubby pubs, town pubs, city pubs, seaside pubs, in-the-middle-of-nowhere pubs and village pubs just like The Duke of Wellington in East Horsley.  A beautiful 500-year-old building re-modelled in Victorian times by local landowner Lord Lovelace and named after the … Continued