Our Peatzeria Blog


Opened in 2017 our restaurant Peatzeria has been a huge success on the island of Islay. Read on to see what has been happening...

A selection of Islay whiskies on their dram glasses

Islay Whiskies to try at Peatzeria Restaurant

Islay Whiskies at Peatzeria Islay is famous for whisky and there are many distilleries here. Our small island is the perfect location for producing rich, smoky, peaty whiskies. This is due to the abundance of peat we have in the ground, which gives Islay whiskies their signature flavour. It’s why we’re called Peatzeria after all! [...]
Cloud mural on restaurant wall with lights in front

Nichol Wheatley Artwork at Pizzeria

The incredibly talented Scots artist Nichol Wheatley creates beautiful artwork all over Scotland. Public areas, hotels, bars and restaurants across the country are adorned with his contemporary wall art and paintings. And now, you can see his work at our very own Peatzeria Restaurant in Islay. The Artist Nichol Wheatley Wheatley is a landscape painter, [...]
Blue sky and sea Bowmore Islay

Reducing our Plastic Footprint

The Effect of Single-Use Plastic on the Environment Humans have been producing plastic waste for over a hundred years, and the effects on the environment are becoming more and more apparent as time goes by. Much of the plastic we throw away ends up as tiny fragments in the sea. An estimated eight million metric [...]
Cupcakes being iced in kitchen

Come to our Macmillan Coffee Morning

You’re Invited to the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning! Join us at Peatzeria on Friday 28th September, between 10 am and 2 pm, to support the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning 2018. We will be selling delicious teas, coffees and home-baked cakes to raise funds for the fantastic charity Macmillan Cancer Support. Charity Coffee Morning The World’s [...]
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Wild Swimming on Islay

Are you looking for stunning places to go wild swimming in Scotland? Wild swimming in Scotland can be a wonderful experience. And especially just now in our exceptionally hot summer of 2018, many are looking for somewhere to cool down. However, this is an activity that must be undertaken responsibly and safely and if done so can [...]
Port Ellen Islay

Islay Beach Rugby 2018

The Islay Beach Rugby Tournament This June we see the return of the Islay Beach Rugby tournament, one of our favourite local Islay events! Eighteen teams will compete on Port Ellen beach on Saturday 9th June 2018, fighting it out to become this year’s champions. What is Beach Rugby? Forget beach volleyball, Islay’s beach rugby [...]
Lagavulin Bay and Dunyvaig Castle on the coastline of Islay

Islay Festival Fèis Ìle 2018

The Islay Festival, Fèis Ìle in Gaelic The Islay Festival, Fèis Ìle in Gaelic, is our island’s festival of whisky, music and culture. It takes place annually during the last week of May. Here at Peatzeria, we are so looking forward to this year’s event! So, let’s take a look at what’s on at the [...]
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Islay Walking Week

Explore our array of Islay walks this Walk Islay week Are you a keen walker? Or maybe you like the idea of dusting off your walking boots and heading to the great outdoors after a long and chilly winter? With Spring around the corner so is this year's wonderful Walk Islay week! Starting on the 8th [...]
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Mother’s Day Dining

Mother's Day Dining at Peatzeria... Are you looking for a special Mother's Day treat this year? Then, why not come along and enjoy our Mother's Day restaurant specials this Mother's Day on Sunday 11th March? Here at Peatzeria we have got a superb Mother's Day dining experience planned for you to come along and enjoy. [...]