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

Today’s Lunch

Lunch today is Wild Garlic & Potato Soup. James Durrant, Head Chef of The Thatch, is sharing what he’s cooking at home during this time. Mostly using ingredients he has around the house (wild garlic was a leftover from work treat). Nothing Cheffy, just good home-cooked food. Ingredients 2 x large potatoes 200g x wild … Continued

Shaking up Salt

9-15 March is Salt Awareness Week, an annual campaign aimed at raising awareness about our salt consumption. It’s important everyone takes responsibility for our well-being and health, and crucially, ensure we’re doing our bit to give guests balanced choice across our menus. Recommendations state we should be having no more than 6g of salt a day, but … Continued

Why choosing sustainable fish is hard, but worth it!

At Peach, we believe in doing everything we can to Make Life Peachy for our team, guests, suppliers and planet, and towards the end of 2019, set ourselves 10 promises to make sure we’re doing our bit. Promise number five is about sustainable fish sourcing, and whilst not an easy promise to live by, one … Continued

Designing menus is like a game of food Tetris

Designing menus that are on-trend and work for the pubs, is a delicate balance between listening to what our guests want, whilst also offering choice, and dishes they might not have thought they wanted to begin with. Each menu offers all the old favourites, plus new and exciting dishes, a good choice of steaks, fish … Continued

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