A la Carte



Plate of anchovies

Bowl of olives

with tartar sauce

Extra bowl of bread



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

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

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

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

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



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 4:30pm – 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

~ 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




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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.




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

Nutella cheesecake
served with whipped mascarpone and crushed hazelnuts

My better half’s pavlova
Fresh raspberries, chantilly cream and white chocolate shards

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

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 dessert? Or even if you do.
Why not try one of our fantastic dessert cocktails as well?



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

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

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


Drunken Berry
raspberry puree, gin and prosecco

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



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


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


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

Brandy Alexander
brandy, cream and crème de cacao

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

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)