The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Drink up

All our roles are pretty varied in Peach, including mine! From designing posters for pub club events, to writing email campaigns, reviewing pub promotions, overseeing menu design to choosing gins to go on the next drinks list. There’s always something to get stuck into! We change our drinks list twice a year, which gives us … Continued

More than a Pub – refurbing The Swan, Salford

‘Reduce, reuse, recycle’ is having an overarching effect on design (and everything) in 2019, and in our latest refurb at The Swan in Salford it’s proving to be an apt mantra. Not only is society becoming increasingly aware of the importance of sustainability to the future of the planet, but it’s now easier than ever … Continued

What Makes a Great Head Chef

We’re always recruiting for good, decent Chefs, and joining us could be the perfect start to your 2019. We have 20 food-led pubs, and it takes a lot of talent to get great food at pace over our passes every day, which got me thinking, what does it take to be a good Peach chef? … Continued

Make your life Peachy in 2019

Why Peach Pubs could be the perfect fresh start for your career in 2019 As the New Year approaches, it’s  the perfect time to reflect on what you achieved throughout the last 12  months, and think about making the big decision as to whether it’s now the right time to move on. Whether you’re looking … Continued

Stay in comfort and style at the new look Fleece

There’s nothing quite as appealing as an informal inn offering good, fresh food made with great ingredients, cosy, stylish rooms with a warm welcome to match, especially when it’s starting to feel distinctly chilly outside. After a week of closure, last week we re-opened our guest bedrooms after after a top-to-toe makeover, giving the fine Georgian … Continued

Christmas in Hospitality

For us caterers, Christmas sings atmosphere, countless turkey lunches, mulled wine and parties! Whether you love it or loathe it, it promises a busy time for all involved. At Peach, we get started back in August, with a session planning this year’s festivities. All the pubs get together, pull on their Santa hats and enjoy a … Continued

Our turkeys are bronze, free-range birds from Worcestershire…

We only serve what we want to eat and drink ourselves and for 15 years we have sought out the very best food and drink suppliers. We work closely with our suppliers, and all our meat is free-range and British. All our meat comes from Aubrey Allen, supplying us since 2007. Grass-fed dry-aged prime beef … Continued

A special evening with Daniel Acevedo of Mildreds

Tuesday 23rd October – The High Field Studio, Edgbaston If you’re vegetarian, a vegan or just love food, don’t miss a fantastic feast at The High Field Studio this month. For one night only, Tuesday 23rd October, executive chef and author Daniel Acevedo from London’s Mildreds will be teaming up with The High Field Head Chef … Continued

Autumn brings us wonderful things

As the season changes, so does our menu. So join us and hanker down to a hearty slow braise, or enjoy an Autumnal salad from our new menus, launching on Wednesday 3rd October. Autumn brings us wonderful things – berries, squashes, mushrooms, game and pies. Hot topic at the moment is the Crown Prince Pumpkin. … Continued

Live Life on The Veg

Over the last 12 months, we’ve really seen a spike in interest in a more plant-based diet. So much so, more and more of our pubs are hosting vegetarian and vegan nights, and our teams attending inspiration days with friends from Mildreds. The High Field’s weekly veggie night has proven popular, and blogger Word in … Continued