The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Cutting down, doesn’t have to mean cutting out.

Climate change is real (despite what some might say!), and even some of the biggest carnivores among us are beginning to cut down on their meat intake. Whether it’s meat-free Mondays, or meat treats on weekends only, or completely vegetarian, eating habits are changing. Our vegetarian main sales are up 24%, and the vegetarian options … Continued

Have yourself a Peachy little Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The fridge is stocked, the decorations are up and there’s cheer all around, unless you’ve got to cook Christmas lunch. So, who better to offer up some advice than those who have cooked 100s of Christmas dinners? Whilst we can’t loan you a chef for the day, … Continued

Our cracking Lobsters are back

August is the best month for native lobsters and crab, and we’re celebrating by serving the best of British, every weekend, throughout the month. Home to one of the largest fishing ports in the UK, we are honoured to work so closely with the fishermen in the harbour town of Brixham, enabling us to source … Continued

This one’s the ‘berry’ best of British…

Come and enjoy dipping your own strawberries in delicious chocolate sauce and chantilly cream! Nothing says British Summertime, quite like a freshly picked, sweet Patisserie Strawberry. This year they’ve been picked from berry specialist growers Tim Stockwell and his wife Alice. Here are a couple of reasons, if you haven’t tried them already, why you … Continued

Introducing Salcombe Dairy

Salcombe Dairy has been making artisan ice cream in South Devon for forty years – and celebrates this milestone birthday in June 2019. The alchemistic factory been at the heart of the town’s meteoric rise in popularity as Devon’s most stunning holiday destination. New to our Summer menu, let’s find out a little bit more about them! Where are you based? … Continued

Meet our asparagus grower…

The asparagus season is one that starts when the frosts are over and it is good and ready, you can never predict it. Especially this year. We get it straight from one farm which means that we can’t guarantee when it will be on our tables. I guess that’s what we get for only serving … Continued

Asparagus is on its way…

Every year, our chefs search for the freshest, most seasonal produce to bring to your plate, 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 … Continued

Veganuary – Going Cold Tofurky.

2018’s Veganuary campaign broke all records, growing by 183% with 168,542 people signing up to go vegan for January. With this in mind, an eye-opening viewing of Netflix’s ‘Cowspiracy’ and a day of vegan education courtesy of Mildred’s earlier in the year, I decided to take the plunge this year and give it a go. For me … Continued

Going Pescetarian

After a busy 2017 focusing on my wedding in October, I have to admit, I was daunted by 2018. What was I going to do with all the time I had previously dedicated to wedmin? So, in December last year, to combat the wedding blues, I set myself monthly challenges for 2018. From skiing to … Continued