The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


We transformed six lives a week with clean water in 2017

As a group, we focus a lot on helping the community, both here at home, and overseas with The Peach Foundation. This is why for over six years, the only bottled water we have sold in our pubs has been BELU. BELU gives 100% of its profits to WaterAid, with the aim that everyone, everywhere should have access … Continued

What We Did in 2017

Lots actually. We started by slathering care and attention on the lovely, eccentric pub we acquired right at the end of 2016. The Duke of Wellington, between Guildford and Leatherhead, is listed for its great age and its fabulous fancy brickwork, scattered across the pretty village of East Horsley by local landowner Lord Lovelace in … 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

We’re proud to partner…

This week, we’re feeling incredibly proud of two of our favourite suppliers Belu Water and Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, who have been awarded ‘The Queens Award for Sustainable Development”. Here’s what Ryan from Union had to say – “The grant of the award is based upon a review by independent business experts of Union, and in the words … Continued

Thank you for helping us change lives.

As a group, we focus a lot on helping the community, both here at home, and overseas with The Peach Foundation. This is why for over five years, the only bottled water we have sold in our pubs has been BELU. BELU gives 100% of its profits to WaterAid, with the aim that everyone, everywhere should have … Continued

Lest we forget

With all the trials and tribulations 2016 has bought to the world so far, it’s nice to take a moment to come together and reflect on such important moments in our country’s history. Like many people across the nation, remembrance day holds a strong place in my heart, however I am very fortunate to not … Continued

Doing our bit for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Last Friday morning was unusually busy for The Almanack and The Richard Onslow. Both pubs were joined by our friends from Union Hand-Roasted, and they opened the doors to bakers and coffee connoisseurs alike, for Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. Union offered cupping sessions of their varieties, starting with advice on how to smell, followed … Continued