The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Meet a Peach legend: Frazer Sutherland

For those who don’t already have the pleasure of knowing Frazer, let us introduce you! Since becoming a partner in Peach in 2008, Frazer has established the Thatch as Thame’s number one food destination. He also looks after The James Figg further up the High Street, once voted Oxfordshire’s Best Traditional Pub in 2013; The … Continued

Our Buzzy ❤️

This year our lovely Nicolette lost one of the best humans on the planet – her beautiful friend Buzzy. Here is her story; Buzzy and I met working at Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and together with a growing crew of like-minded (silly) individuals we became great friends. As a group we became closer, we trained … Continued

How WSET has changed my life

  I was recently lucky enough to take the Level 2 Wine and Spirit course with eight other Peaches, I know, it’s a tough job! WSET’s Level 2 Award in Wines is a beginner to intermediate level qualification exploring wines, suitable for industry professionals and wine enthusiasts. The course was led by the wonderful Kevin, … Continued

The High Field in Edgbaston turns five!

Time really does fly. Gathering the team, we started our training on what it means to give a Peachy service and have a great Gastropub. Little did we know the room we were then training in would one day become The High Field Studio.  .            It was mid September, we were … Continued

Exciting times for Lianne over in Salford

It’s been an exciting time for general manager Lianne Sargent and her team. The Swan at Salford has a stunning new look and menu and faces old and new have been popping in to see the changes and enjoy plenty of the good stuff! Here’s a bit more about Lianne… How do you feel about … Continued

Catering for all types of ‘I Do’

The team at The Embankment, Bedford, adore hosting weddings. We got chatting to Kirsty about her top tips and why The Embankment is the perfect setting for a wedding. We care about the detail and promise a day to remember. Once you’ve finished celebrating your engagement, the planning begins. With a wealth of experience planning … Continued

What It Means To Go Green

We like green things at Peach and thankfully there are many other businesses out there who do too. Here’s our top three mantras to making the planet’s life a little peachier: Say no to food waste The number 1 culprit in the hospitality industry.  A total of 3,415,000 tonnes of waste is disposed of in … Continued

My day in cups of tea

Tash Whitmill talks us through her day as Design Manager at Peach in cups of tea Tell us about the first cuppa of the day. It depends which day!  Monday, Tuesday we are talking hot water and lemon followed by a green sludgy smoothie.  Towards the end of the week it goes to breakfast tea … Continued