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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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 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, [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]