The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Celebrating a Three Star Food Made Good Rating ⭐⭐⭐

We know many people are looking to make more sustainable choices when eating out. At Peach we’re taking positive steps to reduce our impact on climate change. We’re proud to have recently been awarded a Three Star Food Made Good rating by the Sustainable Restaurant Association for the action we’ve taken to be a better … Continued

Emma’s Marathon Journey

The Bigger Peach Promise number 7 is “We support our community and charities.” “On 3rd October 2021, I will be running the London Marathon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Many think I am crazy and ask why on earth I’d put myself through this but there’s only one simple answer; the sense of achievement … Continued

Going NetZero, the Peachy way

Holistic is Hard, so we start with why…  Holistic choices are hard, that’s the reality. A reality that Peach has had to come to terms with since welcoming back our wonderful guests in April. The interest of team welfare, world-class hospitality, guest perception, guest safety, team safety, ping warfare, the law and profit has created a tug-of-war landscape in … Continued

A day in the life of an Ultimate Head Chef

Ever wondered what a day in whites would entail? I caught up with Acorn award-winning and Peach Ultimate Head Chef, James Durrant, to find out what he gets up to in a day’s work. 9am – Once I’ve caught up with the team about the plan for the day, it’s time to prep for the … Continued

#Makingsummerpeachy

Come rain or shine this August – we’re Making Summer Peachy! Help us spread the Summer cheer, and share a visit to your local with friends and family. Post your favourite picture from recent times in your local, on Instagram or Facebook, tag @Peach Pubs and use the hashtag, #makingsummerpeachy. We’ll give £50 to the … Continued

Supporting Magic Breakfast

Anyone else think that a good breakfast sets you up for the day? Us too!Inspired by Magic Breakfast, because no child should start the day hungry, join us for breakfast with the kids this August, their breakfast on us for the whole month!* Magic Breakfast provides healthy school breakfasts to children at risk of hunger in … Continued

Head for the best spot in Stratford this Summer…

It’s good to be back in the pub, and, now that summer is here, sitting outside the pub, soaking up the sunshine and enjoying good food and drink and the company of missed friends and family. And with a fantastic new menu for the season, The One Elm in Stratford has to be the best … Continued

The Duke of Wellington & Cherry Trees

First meeting in February 2020, Cherry Trees and Sian at The Duke of Wellington just knew they would be a great team. But we all know what happened – the outbreak of the pandemic hampered community fundraising partnerships across the sector, meaning it was some months before both could meet again and move forward with … Continued

Sustainable Wines – A Handful of Options

Are you trying to make good choices in what you drink as well as what you eat these days? Since each individual year in a vineyard provides a detailed record of how the weather is changing, winemakers have a front-row seat at the climate emergency. The best don’t sit back and simply watch. Our latest … Continued

The Burnt Chef Project – The Interview

Before we launched our fundraising for The Burnt Chef Project, Head Chef James and Lindsey from the marketing team had the pleasure of catching up with Kris, the founder of the campaign. We found out a little more about how The Burnt Chef Project came about, how to wind down on days off and the … Continued