Peach People, Author at Peach Pubs

 

The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


The High Field Won Gastropub of the Year!

We only went and won! Edgbaston’s gorgeous gastropub took home the title at the Midlands Food, Drink & Hospitality Awards 2022, having gained the most votes in both the public vote and from the judges for the great quality food and drink it serves and the warm welcome it gives its guests.  Now in their … Continued

Putting People First

When we put together our Bigger Peach social and environmental plan, we felt it right to make sure people were right at the top of the list. And so, ‘Making Life Peachy For Our Teams and Communities’ was the first principle and ‘We are a Peachy place to work, learn and grow’ our first promise. … Continued

Supplier Spotlight — Portwood Asparagus

Spring is always an exciting time for us, marking the wonderful (yet all too brief) season for English Asparagus. We source the very best quality from our friends, J.W. Allen & Sons, at Portwood Asparagus. We recently had the pleasure of visiting the farm and learning about the life of Portwood Asparagus from Andy Allen, … Continued

Sian & Joe’s Tour De Pêche

15 MAY – 21 MAY 2022 Join us in supporting Joe and Sian as they cycle from the pub to Paris. All to raise funds to start an Intergenerational Weekly Music Group for those with Dementia. Here’s their story… In the recent years, people close to us have been battling with or have developed Dementia. … 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

Herds for Growth Update Jan 2021

Our Vision To create best cattle management on all Mara conservancies, delivering increased, fair and diversified income to conservancy members in the Mara and demonstrating a sustainable model of co-existence between livestock and wildlife. History In 2017, it became clear the herds of cattle on Enonkishu which normally totalled 700-800 were not producing significant income and … Continued

Top Tips for Christmas Success

Christmas Day is hectic, but if you do the prep, it will be a breeze. Prep the night before, with a glass of wine in one hand and a potato peeler in the other . Champion the old hospitality saying of “mis en place saves your a**”. All veggies can be prepared in advance. Use outside … Continued

1, 2, 3, now not so easy as A, B, C.

First, we had the Rule of Six and now, we have Tiers 1, 2 and 3 where, depending on what Tier our pubs reside in, tells us the rules we must follow. It is a little confusing, but it’s our job to know the rules to keep our guests feeling confident and safe, leaving you … Continued

Being Flexitarian

I love my industry, and hospitality is in my DNA, along with having a love for great plates of food. Over the years, I’ve eaten in numerous pubs, cafes and restaurants, tried uncountable plates of food in tastings, and always enjoyed cooking at home too. From classic gastronomic dishes (which are now sometimes seen as … Continued

As the seasons change, so does our menu

A new season means a new menu, and with Autumn finally here, we’ve been working closely with our suppliers, to bring you a menu full of the good stuff. We work with some of the best suppliers, ones far more used to supplying Michelin-starred restaurants (and HM The Queen) than market town and village pubs. … Continued