The Giant Peach

Our blog about all things peachy


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

Designing menus is like a game of food Tetris

Designing menus that are on-trend and work for the pubs, is a delicate balance between listening to what our guests want, whilst also offering choice, and dishes they might not have thought they wanted to begin with. Each menu offers all the old favourites, plus new and exciting dishes, a good choice of steaks, fish … Continued

Cutting down, doesn’t have to mean cutting out.

Climate change is real (despite what some might say!), and even some of the biggest carnivores among us are beginning to cut down on their meat intake. Whether it’s meat-free Mondays, or meat treats on weekends only, or completely vegetarian, eating habits are changing. Our vegetarian main sales are up 24%, and the vegetarian options … Continued

Taking on the Dry January challenge this year?

In the past your options for a drink at the bar may have been limited but with 1 in 57 consumers now not drinking alcohol, 1 in 37 moderating their alcohol intake and 1 in 5 consumers reducing alcohol consumption to reap the health benefits we knew we had to do something with our drinks … Continued

Tell me about the Venison

Whatever you’re eating and drinking this January, we’ve got you covered. We only serve the good stuff, because that’s what we want to eat and drink ourselves. On The Menu If you’re embracing Winter, and looking to carry on indulging, treat yourself to our Highland Venison Fillet & Venison Cottage Pie, served with Braised Red … Continued

Tell me about Veganuary

Whatever you’re eating and drinking this January, we’ve got you covered. We only serve the good stuff, because that’s what we want to eat and drink ourselves. On the Menu We know that many like to start the new year how they mean to go on, so if you’re giving Veganuary a try, or cutting out … Continued

Meet Nicolette AKA Miss Happiness

People make all the difference in our pubs and we work hard to make our team feel just as much at home as our guests. Nicolette, is our very own professional trainer, here is the Peachy journey of Miss Happiness, so far… On the 9th January 2012 I walked through the doors of Peach Barns … Continued

Have yourself a Peachy little Christmas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The fridge is stocked, the decorations are up and there’s cheer all around, unless you’ve got to cook Christmas lunch. So, who better to offer up some advice than those who have cooked 100s of Christmas dinners? Whilst we can’t loan you a chef for the day, … Continued