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

Salmon gravadlax and king prawns
with a summer slaw and honey mustard dressing
£9.50

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

Cullen skink
Traditional smoked haddock, potato and cream soup
£6.50

Salad of Orkney crab and king prawns
with spring onion, chilli, coriander, cucumber and fresh lime, served with chargrilled bread
£10.25

Griddled asparagus
with sliced charlotte potatoes, soft poached egg, pecorino shavings and aioli
£9.50


OYSTERS MENU

 

Our oysters are sourced solely from around the Scottish coastline.
They are served on sea salt, accompanied by a sauce of your choice
(additional sauce £1.50 each)

** caviar and lemon **
** champagne vinegar **
** shallot and red onion with a red wine 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
£4.90

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 prosecco – 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 and served with chunky bread

** Mariniere – white wine, garlic, shallots and cream **
** Thai – sweet chilli, coconut, lemongrass and cream **
** Islay – cream and a good splash of Islay Malt **
** Venetian – tomato, basil and saffron **

£9.75 as a starter | £16.95 as a main
Add a portion of french fries £4.50


 

MAIN COURSE

 

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

Grilled West Country wild sea bass
served on a bed of chargrilled vegetables with crispy potato gnocchi and a roasted red pepper sauce
£21.50

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 and served with chunky bread and aioli
£25.50

Sirloin steak tagliata
served with a rocket and parmesan salad and accompanied by tiny roasted herbie potatoes
£23.95

Grilled fillet of Shetland turbot
served with asparagus and crushed potatoes topped with caviar and a crab and shellfish cream sauce
£25.25

Steamed Shetland halibut
served on smoked salmon crushed new potatoes with samphire and a basil hollandaise sauce
£24.95

Grilled Scrabster hake
served with chorizo, squid and cannellini beans tossed in a rich tomato and rioja sauce. Finished with paprika extra virgin olive oil
£19.95

Pan roasted Pentland Firth cod
with a garden pea puree, crispy potato crisps and a warm tartar sauce
£19.95

Seafood risotto
crab, prawns, mussels and squid tossed in a vine tomato and basil risotto, finished with rocket, parmesan and a West Coast langoustine
£18.95

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.


 

VEGETARIAN OPTIONS

 

TO START

Tomato and basil soup
£4.50

Goats cheese bruschetta
with a grape, walnut and rocket salad
£7.25

Arancini
wild mushroom risotto balls deep fried and served with a parmesan cream sauce
£6.25

Salad of sun-dried tomato, mozzarella, red onion and rocket
with an oregano dressing and aged balsamic reduction.
£5.95

TO FOLLOW

Griddled Wye Valley asparagus
with sliced charlotte potatoes a soft poached egg and rocket. Finished with pecorino shavings and aioli

Chargrilled vegetables
with Mediterranean cous cous, roasted red pepper sauce and a feta and rocket salad

Penne
tossed with courgette, broccoli, red onion and pesto

All £15.50


 

TO FINISH

 

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

Summer fruit bread ‘n’ butter pudding
with clotted cream

My better half’s pavlova
with Scottish strawberries and chantilly cream

Sicilian lemon polenta cake
with raspberries and whipped ricotta

Nutella cheesecake
served with mascarpone and crushed hazelnuts

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

Brie, Strathdon Blue, Orkney Smoked Cheddar, Caboc, Crowdie
and Orkney Cheddar accompanied by walnuts, grapes, honey and Caithness oatcakes.

For one £8.95  |  For two £15.95


 

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)