A la Carte

 

TO NIBBLE

Plate of anchovies
£4.25

Bowl of olives
£4.25

Whitebait
with tartar sauce
£4.50

Extra bowl of bread
£2.50


TO START

 

Pan seared Shetland scallops
served in their shell with toasted brioche and a brown shrimp and dill butter
£13.50

River House Chowder
creamy smoked haddock chowder with king prawns and mussels. Drizzled with lemon oil and a sprinkle of dill
£6.25

Salad of chargrilled peaches, parma ham, rocket and mozzarrella pearls
dressed with an oregano olive oil and aged balsamic with toasted ciabatta
£7.25

Seafood cocktail
shredded baby gem with thinly sliced tomato and cucumber, topped with a cocktail of crab, prawns, mussels and squid, tossed in a light seafood sauce, finished with a West Coast langoustine. Dressed with avocado puree and fresh lime
£10.25

Octopus
tossed with chorizo, potatoes and caper berries in a rich, rustic, tomato and Rioja sauce
£11.50


OYSTERS MENU

 

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
£4.60

Pickle Back
Shot of Tomatin Malt followed by an oyster and finally a gherkin … it’s fun !
£5.75

Pearl of the Sea Martini
Harris Gin, Martini, samphire and an oyster
£7.95

Black Velvet
½ pint of Cromarty Stout and Cava – a great accompaniment to oysters
£5.50

Our oyster hour
Every Friday 4:30pm – 6:30pm  |  £1.00 a shuck (click for details)


MUSSELS MENU

 

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

~ Mariniere ~
white wine, garlic, shallots and cream

~ Venetian ~
tomato, basil and saffron

~ 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 £4.50


 

MAIN COURSE

 

River House fish stew
mussels, king prawns, crab, clams and queenie scallops tossed in a tomato-based sauce topped with grilled fillet of sea bream finished with a West Coast langoustine served with chunky bread and aioli
£24.50

Grilled West Country wild sea bass
served on a bed of caponata and finished with homemade pesto
£21.25

Chargrilled prime 28 day matured Scottish rib eye steak
dressed with a salad of rocket and sun-dried tomatoes and served with parmesan and truffle fries
£23.95

Shetland halibut
with a comfit of king prawns and spring greens crowned with caviar and served with crispy potato gnocchi
£25.25

Linguine alla Puttanesca
classic Napolitano pasta dish. Tomatoes, capers, garlic, olives and anchovies tossed with linguine
£18.25

Grilled Scrabster hake
with fried potatoes, steamed broccoli and a romesco sauce
£19.75

Pan cooked Pentland Firth cod
with dauphinoise potatoes, samphire and a lobster sauce
£ 21.25

Chargrilled Scottish fillet steak
served on crushed potatoes, parma ham wrapped asparagus and a caper, rosemary and heritage tomato beurre noisette
£27.95

The Daily Catch
please see the large blackboard for daily catch

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


 

TO FINISH

 

Affogato
vanilla ice cream with a single espresso and a shot of amaretto

Nutella cheesecake
served with whipped mascarpone and crushed hazelnuts

Citrus pavlova
with vanilla ice cream, lemon yoghurt and citrus fruits

Rhubarb and gin polenta cake
with crusted ginger snap and vanilla ice cream

All desserts £6.95

 

Chef’s Roast Coffee
exclusively blended, roasted and ground for us by Inverness Coffee Roasting Company
£2.60

Liqueur Coffee
£6.95


 

RIVER HOUSE CHEESE SLATE

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


 

DESSERT WINES

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)


 

PORT

Delaforce LBV

Delaforce 10 year old Tawny Port

£5.40 (50ml glass)


 

DESSERT COCKTAILS

No room for a dessert? Or even if you do.
Why not try one of our fantastic dessert cocktails as well?

 

SPRITZ ‘n’ PROSECCO COCKTAILS

SPRITZ
Not just a drink, its a way of life – or so the Venetians say!

Venetian spritz
aperol, prosecco and soda, served over ice with an olive and a slice of orange

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

Americano
sweet vermouth, campari and soda water, served over ice with a slice of orange

Lemoncello Spritz
lemoncello, prosecco and a splash of soda, served over ice with a slice of lemon and a sprig of thyme

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

All spritz cocktails £8.00

PROSECCO COCKTAILS

Drunken Berry
raspberry puree, gin and prosecco

Tintoretto
pomegranate juice and prosecco

Peach Bellini
peach juice and prosecco

Kir Royale
crème de cassis and prosecco

Pear Bellini
pear juice and prosecco

French 75
gin, lemon juice, sugar syrup and prosecco

All prosecco cocktails £8.00

 

SAN MARCO

A perfect aperitif
two spritz or prosecco cocktail and a bowl of olives and olive grissini
£19.50

SOFT COCKTAILS

Elderflower Fizz
elderflower cordial, lemon and ginger ale, served over ice with a slice of lemon

Green Apple Iced Tea
apple juice, green tea shaken with ice and served with an apple slice and sprig of thyme

Italian Earl
chilled Earl Grey tea, soda and a slice of orange and lemon

All soft cocktails £6.95

 

DESSERT COCKTAILS
After many late nights working tirelessly to create, we hope you enjoy !

Brandy Alexander
brandy, cream and crème de cacao

Espressotini
better than just a coffee ..Grey Goose Vodka, Tia Maria and a shot of espresso served with a layer of whipped cream and a light dusting of coffee

Sgroppino
a shot of vodka over lemon sorbet, topped with prosecco and dressed with lemon and mint

Cranachan Martini
shot of Tomatin Malt, Chambord and Grenadine, shaken with ice and cream, topped with toasted oatmeal and a fresh raspberry

All dessert cocktails £7.95

 

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)