Frequently Asked Questions

Peatzeria Restaurant FAQs

Our address is: Peatzeria, 22 Shore Street, Bowmore, Islay, Scotland, PA43 7LB. You’ll find us in Bowmore, on the small island of Islay in the Hebrides. Our family-run restaurant is within a former church building, with beautiful views out over Lochindaal.

Please get in touch via our contact us page.

We are a Pizzeria, but the different spelling is in honour of our island’s famous peat banks, which give Islay whiskies their signature, smoky flavour.

Not only do we serve delicious pizzas, we offer a varied menu of antipasti, salads, pastas and sides. As for drinks, we offer a selection of wine, beer, spirits, tea and coffee and soft drinks.

The main menu changes quarterly, and our specials change every week or two. Please view all our menus here.

Please let your server know when ordering your food.

We are open from Tuesday to Sunday, 12 noon to 10 pm. (Closed on Mondays).

We would recommend making a reservation to avoid disappointment.

Please contact us by telephone, email or drop in and see us.

We have a smaller appetites menu, which offers smaller dishes suitable for children.

No, service is not included. You may leave a tip, but this optional.

If you’d like to write a review of your visit to Peatzeria, you can do so on TripAdvisor or our Facebook page.

Please notify us as soon as possible with any issues and we will work hard to resolve them. If you wish to make a complaint, you can speak to a manager in the restaurant or by contacting us directly.

We can seat up to 36 people, 22 on the mezzanine level and 14 downstairs.

Of course. However, the restaurant may not be available in high season. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Please contact us directly.

Yes we recycle and use biodegradable products as much as we can. We are always looking for new ways to reduce our wastage.

No, it is on street parking only. But down at the pier, just 2 minutes’ walk away, you’ll find ample parking space.

Yes, you can order takeaway from 12 noon until 9 pm.

Yes, but dogs are only allowed in the outside areas. With the exception of guide dogs, which you may bring inside.

Islay FAQs

Islay is a small island, the southernmost of the Inner Hebrides, off the west coast of Scotland.

You can get to Islay by ferry or plane from mainland Scotland. Transport Information.

Islay has a population of around 3,200. 

Islay is most famous for its single malt whiskies. They have a signature smoky taste, which comes from the peat smoke used during production.

There are currently 8 active whisky distilleries on Islay. Whisky distillery map.

Islay has a mild and changeable climate, with average temperatures ranging from 17°C in summer to 2°C in winter. Islay weather information.

Our main language is English. Some people on the island speak Scottish Gaelic too.

There are lots of activities and attractions to enjoy on our beautiful island. Such as wildlife tours, scenic walks, museums, whisky tours and kayaking. Islay activity guide

Of course, we’d love to welcome you to Peatzeria, our family-run pizza restaurant in Bowmore, Islay. And for accommodation, our own Islay Cottages offer delightful bed and breakfast and self-catering properties nearby. Plus, all Islay Cottages guests get 10% off when dining here at Peatzeria.