The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


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

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

No excuse to skip lunch

Some of us rush it, some of us drag it out as long as we can, and some just want to keep it healthy. However you like to do it, we’re here, with open arms. Taking the time out of the busy work day to switch off for a moment is very important. Not just … Continued

Anyone detoxing?

It’s January and you’re probably thinking about how to get into shape after all that cheese you ate, and the wine you drank…. Well, our chefs have come to the rescue and have devised two delicious salads, full of the good stuff to help you fill your belly full of superfoods. So, what are superfoods? … Continued

Vegetarian, flexitarian, or not veggo at all?……

 Mildreds is having a great time right now. After 28 years of a single restaurant, they’ve taken the plunge, and opened 2 more, and all are thriving. Corin, our senior chefs and I spent a day in London with Dan, their exec chef last week – and wow did we cook and eat some great … Continued

Searching for the Best of British

Every year, we search for the freshest, most seasonal produce to bring to our plates, and with Asparagus being one of our favourite spring ingredients, we wanted to ensure we sourced the very best we could find. Our founder, Hamish, was determined to be one of the first to have this years English Asparagus, and like … Continued

Sausage O’Clock – The happiest hour of the day!

You may have heard about our award-winning butcher; Aubrey Allen! Did you know that as well as supplying us with some of the bests Steaks & being the butcher to the Queen they also provide us with all the pork on your fork! You probably don’t know that all their pork comes from Blythburgh from … Continued

No matter how long the Winter, Spring is sure to follow…

Each season our chefs devise the tastiest of dishes, using only the best ingredients that the current time of year brings. We always serve the good stuff, and in Spring that means the earliest and best English asparagus, Cornish free-range lamb, day-boat Brixham fish, Yorkshire rhubarb and superb farmhouse cheeses. In search of the latest … Continued

Turkey you’ll want to gobble up!

While those Chestnuts are roasting on the open fire, and Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, our minds are firmly on the Turkey on your plate this year! Here at Peach, we pride ourselves on always serving the good stuff, and there are no exceptions during the busy festive season! If you want to … Continued

Why have One Gin when you can have Three?

That is a question that many gin fans must ask themselves frequently, but now we have made it far more socially acceptable to have more than one gin at a time! In November we launched our Winter Drinks menu, which also saw the launch of our first three Gin Flights, available in three of our pubs, … Continued