The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Your Hubs – whilst our pubs were closed

On 20th March, restaurants, pubs and bars were told to close their doors, as the UK entered the initial period of lockdown. Over 100 days later, no person or business remains unscathed by Covid-19 and the measures that have been put in place to control this global pandemic have been exponential. There has been monumental impact on … Continued

Herds for Growth Update, July 2020 

At Peach we continue to support Herds for Growth, a program we initiated in 2017 to support Enonkishu conservancy. Here’s the Herds for Growth latest quarterly report;   We are a now part of the Futures in the Wild program and Enonkishu Conservancy. Click here to see the formal report and the Enonkishu Conservancy update. To update you this time,  I thought … Continued

Our Letter To You

Thanks for being one of our supporters. You will have heard a lot about pubs being under threat due to the long closure and you’re probably wondering what the future holds for your pub. The truth is that we really need the strong support of our guests to survive the next few months. We are … Continued

What we’ve been up to…

As we work through the weeks of Peach C-19, we wanted to keep our teams updated with all the goings on. Each week an update has been going out to our team to share all the good stuff our team have been up to, whether Isolated, Furloughed or Still Working. Keeping everyone together, even if virtually! … Continued

Meet our Peach Foodies

Our pubs are great, but it’s our team that really make us different. All our meat is free-range, our menus are seasonal, and we only serve what we’re happy to eat and drink ourselves. Our kitchens are run by proper Chefs; a highly skilled team of creatives, working with our suppliers to create great tasting … Continued

Committed to Making Life Peachy

The backbone of our business is to Make Life Peachy, for our team, suppliers and guests. The last few weeks have been challenging, unusual and a little odd. Our top priority has always been to ensure our team are looked after during this time and following the support released from the Government, we have been … Continued

When Good Leaders Matter – Making Life Peachy

Written 23rd March 2020 the day we went into lockdown. For any business the last few weeks have been challenging with recommendations and insights changing daily, sometimes hourly. As a pub company we have our own unique set of challenges, the majority of our team cannot work from home and we knew eventually we would … Continued

Find out what we’re up to while we #stayathome

We chatted to some of our Peachy team to find out what they’re up to while they’re staying at home… Terri, General Manager at Brookmans, has started a mammoth Harry Potter Puzzle with her boyfriend Jon Tom and Camilla, from The Richard Onslow, have bought two giant barrels to make an outside bar in their … Continued

Countdown to Lockdown… Making Life Peachy in a Crisis

Eight weeks ago Coronavirus (COVID-19) seemed like a distant problem in faraway places. We were on the other side of Christmas, taking well-earned breaks after a stonking festive season and planning the year ahead. We were in the midst of our 2020 Making Life Peachy Tour. Our goal is to be Best Gastropub Company On the … Continued