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...

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We’re Head Over Heels for Islay

Romantic Places to Visit on Islay Our spectacular wee Scottish island in the Inner Hebrides is the perfect place for a romantic break. So, if you’re visiting us this Valentine’s Day, here are a few suggestions of romantic places to visit on Islay. Love at First Sight There are many beautiful views around Islay for [...]
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New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy 2019

Our New Year's Resolution List As a new year approaches, it’s time to set some new goals for a healthy and happy 2019. Here’s our new year’s resolution list for a little inspiration. Healthy Eating After an indulgent festive period, healthy eating is at the top of many people’s list of resolutions. But the trick [...]
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Unearthing our Island’s Ancient History

Islay History and Archaeology The Scottish island of Islay is the southernmost of the Inner Hebrides. Our pizza restaurant, Peatzeria, is located in Bowmore, its beautiful capital. Here, we are surrounded by history going back about 12,000 years. So, today we’re looking at ancient Islay history and fascinating Scottish archaeological finds. Early Settlers The earliest [...]
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Doing Business on Islay

Islay Business Accommodation and Facilities The island of Islay in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland welcomes business travellers all year round. Here at Peatzeria, we often serve up lunches and dinners for local companies and their guests. And, our team at Tarbert House offer great business accommodation nearby. So, if you’re travelling to Islay on [...]
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Things to do on Islay this Christmas

Festive Things To Do On Islay Islay is a truly magical Scottish island, and even more so at Christmastime. The streets and houses are lit with twinkling lights and all is merry and bright. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the best festive things to do on Islay. We wish you a very happy Christmas [...]
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Peatzeria’s Gluten Free Pizza

Come and Try our Gluten Free Pizza Here at Peatzeria, we try our hardest to cater for all dietary requirements. Our delicious gluten free pizza is a very popular option, with many of our diners saying they can’t tell the difference between our gluten free and regular pizzas. Handmade and Delicious We can make our [...]
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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! [...]
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Nichol Wheatley Artwork at Peatzeria

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, [...]