The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


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

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

Supplier Spotlight – Union Hand-Roasted

Pubs make great coffee shops if the quality of the coffee and training is right. We’ve worked with premium supplier, Union Hand-Roasted, since their early days. Now celebrating their 20th year, their coffee remains superlative and ethically spot-on – they were the first foreign buyers to return to Rwanda after the genocide. They are also fanatical … Continued

The Bigger Peach supports The Burnt Chef Project

With May being Mental Health Awareness month and Mind launching Mental Health Awareness week 10th-16th May, it’s time to focus on Bigger Peach Promise Number 1  – We are a Peachy place to work, learn and grow. This means striving to do better for our team and supporting their wellbeing. With this in mind, from … Continued

Peach at Home ❤️

We’ve been overwhelmed with the the amazing feedback we’ve received since launching our Peach at Home boxes. Here are some of the lovely comments we’ve been getting; “We had our Valentines meal from you last night. It was absolutely gorgeous – thanks so much 🙌” Stephie “That husband of mine outdid himself with the lockdown … Continued

Making Life Peachy 🍑

This week we want to shout out to all the amazing Peach Pubs family who’ve been going above and beyond! Thanks for the inspo @makegoodgrow ❤️ From volunteering in vaccination centres to delivering prescriptions and food parcels to the most vulnerable people in isolation, the team really are doing what they can in the local … Continued

Look after yourself ❤️

Even on the days when you wake up with your positive pants on, don’t underestimate what you’re going through at the moment, be gentle with yourself. We’ve been chatting to the team and here are their top tips for getting through, those inevitable, down days. Call a loved one – chat through how you feel … Continued