The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Pass On Plastic

Abolition of single-use plastic is all the rage and rightly so. At Peach we have already tackled this issue front of house – straws, stirrers, drinks bottles, takeaway coffee cups have all been in our firing line. We don’t give straws and stirrers out unless on request, and if you do want a straw then … Continued

The sugar tax, and our choice of softs

We believe in serving the good stuff every day, from our Aubrey Allen steaks with the Royal Warrant stamp of approval, to our award-winning line up of wine and spirits on the bar. If you’re driving, expecting or just not a drinker, we have a great range of softs for you to. To help tackle … Continued

We transformed six lives a week with clean water in 2017

As a group, we focus a lot on helping the community, both here at home, and overseas with The Peach Foundation. This is why for over six years, the only bottled water we have sold in our pubs has been BELU. BELU gives 100% of its profits to WaterAid, with the aim that everyone, everywhere should have access … Continued

What We Did in 2017

Lots actually. We started by slathering care and attention on the lovely, eccentric pub we acquired right at the end of 2016. The Duke of Wellington, between Guildford and Leatherhead, is listed for its great age and its fabulous fancy brickwork, scattered across the pretty village of East Horsley by local landowner Lord Lovelace in … Continued

The Peach Passport dash

If you follow any of our pubs on social media, you may have seen our Peach Passports. To celebrate our 15th birthday, we thought it would be fun to have a little race, and see which of our guests would be the first to visit all Peach Pubs. Each pub received 100 passports, to give … Continued

Peach joins Straw Wars

Plastic waste makes up between 60 to 80% of total marine debris and scientists estimate that every year at least 1 million seabirds, 100,000 marine mammals and sea turtles die when they entangle themselves in, or ingest plastic pollution. Not because of a straw though surely? Although straws amount to a fraction of ocean plastic, … Continued

Why does Peach care?

One of our over-arching aims here at Peach is to deliver the good stuff.  Every time. And that doesn’t just mean what we serve in our pubs, it also means how we treat people – our guests, our team – and our communities and planet. The founders of Peach – Lee, Hamish and Jo – … Continued

We’re proud to partner…

This week, we’re feeling incredibly proud of two of our favourite suppliers Belu Water and Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, who have been awarded ‘The Queens Award for Sustainable Development”. Here’s what Ryan from Union had to say – “The grant of the award is based upon a review by independent business experts of Union, and in the words … Continued

Winter’s Comment Card Winners

This season’s comment card winners got to experience all that’s wonderful about Williams Chase GB, and one lucky winner also won an overnight stay in Chase’s hotel alongside a tour of their distillery. We appreciate all the feedback we receive and it helps us to grow. Also, we love rewarding our guests! First prize went … Continued

Thank you for helping us change lives.

As a group, we focus a lot on helping the community, both here at home, and overseas with The Peach Foundation. This is why for over five years, the only bottled water we have sold in our pubs has been BELU. BELU gives 100% of its profits to WaterAid, with the aim that everyone, everywhere should have … Continued