The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


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

Meet Nicolette AKA Miss Happiness

People make all the difference in our pubs and we work hard to make our team feel just as much at home as our guests. Nicolette, is our very own professional trainer, here is the Peachy journey of Miss Happiness, so far… On the 9th January 2012 I walked through the doors of Peach Barns … 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

Make your life Peachy in 2019

Why Peach Pubs could be the perfect fresh start for your career in 2019 As the New Year approaches, it’s  the perfect time to reflect on what you achieved throughout the last 12  months, and think about making the big decision as to whether it’s now the right time to move on. Whether you’re looking … Continued

A Vegan education with Mildreds

I’ve been in the hospitality trade for 11 years now, and over the time I’ve been fortunate enough to try many unique and unusual meat, fish and cheese dishes and picked out a fair few favourites. It was with great excitement, when on Wednesday 11th July, I joined our brigade of Chefs on a vegan education … Continued

Head Chef James Durrant – Acorn Winner and Ultimate

“The other day, as I was driving back from attending my first meeting as a newly-appointed Ultimate Head Chef, I was thinking what an incredible four years it’s been at Peach. Four years when I’d been given the chance to climb the career ladder, run my own kitchen, open a new Peach pub and supported to … Continued

Britain’s Best Brigade

Earlier this year, Head Chef Leon Higham and his team at The Rose & Crown won the coveted title of Britain’s Best Brigade; proving a favourite amongst guests who voted for them in their droves in a nationwide competition. Leon Higham and his dedicated team of six, rose victorious against brigades from seven other sectors … Continued

Making Life Peachy

Peach began in 2002, when we opened The Rose & Crown in Warwick, believing every town deserves a great pub. Today we have eighteen pubs in lovely town and villages – and an undimmed devotion to making life Peachy. What do we mean by Making Life Peachy? Our values make us unique and making life … Continued