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Our blog about all things peachy


Grass-fed, British Beef from Aubrey Allen

Aubrey Allen understand, that they are only ever as good was the last meal they helped serve and have a focused approach towards consistency. Finding the best farmers to help them is key, and sourcing the best meat available in the British Isles dates back to the 1930’s, when Russell Allen’s grandfather opened his back … Continued

Always Native, Always Fresh, Always The Good Stuff

Day-boat sourcing means fresher fish, fully traceable from the moment it’s caught, to its arrival on your plate, from fishermen who take the sustainability of the seas as seriously as we do. We spoke to Trevor Blake, one of our executive chefs, to find out more about how our menus are written and why we … Continued

The Berry Best

“Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did.’ Dr. William Butler We know we’re not meant to have favourites, but there’s something special about the arrival of Summer. Sunny days, longer evenings, alfresco dining and you’ll also find the “berry best” English Strawberries on our special’s boards. We’re big on Strawberries … Continued

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

Cheers To This Season’s Drinks List

Every six months we have the *tough job* of looking at the plethora of new drinks in the market and hand-picking a range especially for you (you’re welcome!). We only serve what we want to drink ourselves, introducing you to something you may not have tried before, and hopefully won’t have in your home bar. As we continue to … Continued

How We Calculate Our Carbon Footprint

We’ve been working with our partners at NetZeroNow for a few years, looking at our carbon footprint, and identifying ways of reducing. Over the coming months we will be setting targets and goals on how we can minimise our impact on the environment. We’re currently working with the Net Zero accreditation team ‘NetZero Now’ to … Continued

Net Zero Progress Report

We have always been one of the most sustainability focussed pub companies, and in 2021 we made it our stated aim to reach Net Zero. We want to get there, fast, in fact when put to a vote, our team decided that we should aim for 2023.    2021  In the lockdown January to April 2021,  … Continued

Our Sustainable Wines  – Summer 2022

A year ago, as part of our focus on planning for Net Zero, I began to ask questions about the sustainability of the wines on our list. It shouldn’t have been a surprise that winemakers are already thinking hard about how to mitigate the impacts of climate change. They see the effects of a warming … Continued

The Price of The Good Stuff

Well, it never rains but it pours. Just when it seems as though the pandemic may be in the rearview mirror, rising inflation, energy hikes and now a horrible war affecting oil and food supplies, are upon us. The support we’ve had from the Government since 2020 has been a huge help. The furlough scheme … Continued

Celebrating Belu on World Water Day

World Water Day, Tuesday 22nd March Did you know…Every time you order Belu Water for your table you’re helping to reach someone with clean water for the first time? That’s because all of their profits go to their impact partner WaterAid – to bring clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene to everyone, everywhere. Together, we … Continued