Quick facts
  • What we do:
    A multi award-winning, gastro pub group
  • Year established:
    2002
  • Website:
    http://www.makinglifepeachy.com
  • Contact
    • The Peach Barns, Somerton Road, North Aston, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25 6HX

About Peach Pubs

Peach offer a collection of great gastro pubs, mainly in market towns in the heart of England, that serve good-quality, fresh, honest food and drink in relaxed, welcoming surroundings.

Peach began in 2002 when restaurateur Lee Cash opened The Rose and Crown in Warwick, believing every town deserves a great pub.

Trained and mentored by Robin Sheppard and Raymond Blanc, he started Peach at the age of 27 with a clear conviction that people would embrace a pub that served quality food and drink at a sensible price in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

Based in North Aston in Oxfordshire, Peach today employ hundreds of people across 18 pubs ancient and modern. Each one is a well-loved ‘local’ to its regulars and hosts a wealth of fun events and special occasions.

Since 2002, the chain has added a chic boutique hotel, simple bedrooms, cocktails, grand gins and ever-improving coffee.


What is it like to work for Peach Pubs

Leadership
Leadership
Peach believe that pubs should be run by their owners, which is why managers are in their pubs daily, offering regular team briefings, guidance and structured training sessions. The company has also promised to introduce additional leadership development resources this year, which has been well received.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The company recently expanded its online training programme to include bespoke lessons based on individual job roles. The team also receive personalised induction programmes, where their skills lists and learning expectations are mapped out to help staff get a sense of what they need to learn to progress.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Peach use a shared ownership model, which means everyone gets to benefit from the company’s success. There are 14 partners within Peach, with five holding equity and another nine participating in 'partner share' bonus schemes; uncapped bonuses are also offered in return for exceptional performance.

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Benefits:

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    104%

  • UK sites:

    20

  • Average Age:

    28

  • Earning £35,000+:

    5%

  • Male : Female:

    52% / 48%

  • Staff:

    529

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