A la Carte



Plate of anchovies

Bowl of olives

with tartar sauce

Extra bowl of bread



Charcuterie plate
smoked chicken breast, smoked venison, speck and Scotch beef bresaola along with a chicken liver pate crostini. Served with caramelised red onion chutney and pickled vegetables

River House fish stew
mussels, king prawns, crab, clams and queenie scallops tossed in a tomato-based sauce topped with sea bream served with chunky bread and aioli
Starter £14.25  |  Main £23.95

Pan seared Shetland scallops
served in their shell with borlotti beans tossed in a tomato and basil sauce, topped with crispy pancetta

Pan seared mackerel fillet
served on chargrilled sour dough bread with roasted heritage tomatoes, rocket and garlic aioli

Cullen Skink
traditional creamy, smoked haddock, leek and potato soup

Smoked salmon from South Uist
served with capers, watercress and a horseradish mayonnaise along with baby blinis



Our oysters are Pacific oysters and sourced solely from around the coast of Scotland. They are served on sea salt, accompanied by a choice of sauces:

Caviar and lemon ~
~ Shallot and red onion with red wine vinegar ~
~ Champagne vinegar ~
~ Wasabi ~
~ Chilli, lime and Isle of Harris Gin ~

3 …£7.20     |     6…£14.40     |     12…£26.80

Grey Goose Oyster Shot
Single oyster served in a shot glass with Grey Goose Vodka, tomato juice and Tabasco

Pickle Back
Shot of Tomatin Malt followed by an oyster and finally a gherkin … it’s fun !

Pearl of the Sea Martini
Harris Gin, Martini, samphire and an oyster

Black Velvet
½ pint of Cromarty Stout and Cava – a great accompaniment to oysters

Our oyster hour
Every Friday 5:30pm – 6:30pm  |  £1.00 a shuck (click for details)



Steamed Isle of Lewis mussels cooked in one of four styles, served with our chunky bread

~ Mariniere ~
white wine, garlic, shallots and cream

~ Fennel and vermouth ~

~ Islay ~
cream and a good splash of Islay Malt

~ Rogue Wave IPA, cabbage and bacon ~

£9.25 as a starter  |  £16.95 as a main
Add a portion of french fries for £3.95




Steamed Shetland halibut
pak choi and green beans with a parsnip puree, pancetta and a red wine reduction

Pan seared fillet of West Country wild sea bass
with wilted spinach, sauteed potatoes, chestnut mushrooms, steamed cod cheeks, clams and a fish stock

Chargrilled 28 day matured Scottish rib eye steak
with buttered green beans, hand cut chips and bearnaise sauce

Grilled Pentland Firth cod
with dauphinoise potatoes, shellfish bisque and samphire

Tournedos Rossini
prime Scotch fillet of beef served on a crispy crouton with french beans, topped with mushroom pate and finished with a rich red wine jus. Served with tiny diced herbie potatoes

Seafood linguine
king prawns, mussels and scallops tossed in a garlic and chilli olive oil with heritage tomatoes and spinach topped with west country wild sea bass and west coast langoustine

Grilled fillet of Scrabster hake
served on a celeriac mash and savoy cabbage with a cockle and caper butter sauce

The Catch
please see large blackboard for daily catch.

Should you have any food allergies or intolerances please do not hesitate in informing us of this.




vanilla ice cream with a single espresso and a shot of Vecchia Romagna

Nutella cheesecake
served with whipped mascarpone and crushed hazelnuts

Lemon tart
with a passion fruit coulis, whipped mascarpone and white chocolate shards

My better half’s pavlova
with poached comice pear, whipped cream and warm salted caramel sauce

All desserts £6.95


Chef’s Roast Coffee
exclusively blended, roasted and ground for us by Inverness Coffee Roasting Company

Liqueur Coffee



Cornish Brie, Strathdon Blue, Orkney Smoked, Gaboc, Crowdie and Orkney Cheddar
accompanied by walnuts, grapes, honey and Caithness oatcakes
For one £8.95  |  For two £15.50



Tokaji Late Harvest (Hungary)
This is honey in a glass

Pedro Ximenez (Spain)
Dark and rich, great with chocolate – or on its own!

£7.65  (50ml glass)



Delaforce LBV

Delaforce 10 year old Tawny Port

£5.40 (50ml glass)



No room for a pudding? Then try one of these:


Not just a drink, its a way of life .. so the Venetians say!


Campari, gin and martini rosso served over ice with an orange slice

sweet vermouth, campari and soda water served over ice with an orange slice

Aperol, prosecco and soda served over ice with an orange slice

Pimms No1 cup
Pimms and lemonade over ice with mint and fruit

All Spritz cocktails £7.25




Frosted drunken berry prosecco
raspberry puree, gin and prosecco served in a frosted glass topped with a fresh raspberry

pomegranate juice and prosecco

Peach Bellini
peach juice with prosecco

Kir Royal
crème de cassis and prosecco

Pear Bellini
pear juice and prosecco

All prosecco cocktails£7.95 each


Or if a cocktail is not for you, try a bottle of:

Brewed Awakening 7%
Artisan coffee-infused stout from the Cromarty Brewery
£4.75 (500 ml)