The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


Today’s Lunch

Lunch today is Wild Garlic & Potato Soup. James Durrant, Head Chef of The Thatch, is sharing what he’s cooking at home during this time. Mostly using ingredients he has around the house (wild garlic was a leftover from work treat). Nothing Cheffy, just good home-cooked food. Ingredients 2 x large potatoes 200g x wild … Continued

How to work from home – our Peachy life hacks

Turning your home into your office is tricky even in the best of times, but it’s so important to separate work and life when they’re both happening in the same place. As more of us are working from home to try to slow the spread of Coronavirus I thought I’d share some of our team’s life hacks; … Continued

Coronavirus Update (updated 20th March)

20th March Update – To everyone in our community. As we’ve navigated our way through the Corona Crisis, we’ve been doing everything we can to protect the livelihoods of our team and serve our community the best we can. Now along with everyone else, we’ll be temporarily closing our doors, whilst we work through our ideas to … Continued

Shaking up Salt

9-15 March is Salt Awareness Week, an annual campaign aimed at raising awareness about our salt consumption. It’s important everyone takes responsibility for our well-being and health, and crucially, ensure we’re doing our bit to give guests balanced choice across our menus. Recommendations state we should be having no more than 6g of salt a day, but … Continued

Herds for Growth

In 2010, Tarquin and Lippa Wood created the Enonkishu Conservancy, in the Mara, Kenya, to help protect one of Africa’s increasingly fragile ecosystems. To carry on their culture in the Mara, the Maasai landowners need sufficient income, whilst protecting and sustaining the unique wildlife and habitat. Unfortunately, Tourism alone does not provide the income needed, and … Continued

Women in Hospitality

We’re super proud to have so many women working in Peach. This International Women’s Day celebrates equality, so we asked our females what it’s like being a woman in hospitality. Hollie Hawkins, General Manager Growing up, I had aspirations of becoming a doctor, but at 21 I started running my first pub. I’m super proud … Continued

Why We’re Supporting Action Against Hunger

Each quarter we choose a charity to support, raising much needed funds for causes we believe support our mission of Making Life Peachy. Action Against Hunger lead the global fight against hunger, and help more than 21 million people in nearly 50 countries. In 2019, they responded to 37 humanitarian emergencies, and treated more young … Continued

Ethically-sourced Coffee from Union Hand-Roasted

We believe in serving the good stuff, from the meat on your plate, the wine in your glass to the coffee in your cup. We’ve worked with great suppliers from the very start, building strong relationships along the way. We believe Union not only create great coffee but their ethics are best in class. Pubs … Continued

Why choosing sustainable fish is hard, but worth it!

At Peach, we believe in doing everything we can to Make Life Peachy for our team, guests, suppliers and planet, and towards the end of 2019, set ourselves 10 promises to make sure we’re doing our bit. Promise number five is about sustainable fish sourcing, and whilst not an easy promise to live by, one … Continued