A la Carte

alacarte

TO NIBBLE

Bowl of olives
£4.25

Plate of anchovies
£4.25

Whitebait
with garlic mayonnaise
£4.50

Extra bowl of bread
£2.50


TO START

 

Soup of the moment
£4.50

Orkney crab and crayfish salad
with bottarga mayonnaise and a wedge of lime
£10.95

Citrus cured salmon gravadlax
with a fennel, red onion and pepper salad and a lime and chilli dressing
£9.70

Salad of fried squid, salami, avocado and orange
tossed in a light citrus olive oil
£8.75

Pan seared Shetland scallops
served in their shell with toasted brioche and a brown shrimp and hazelnut butter
£11.95

Grilled Scottish mackerel fillet
served on chargrilled ciabatta, with dressed rocket, a sardine ketchup and wedge of lemon
£8.75

Steamed asparagus
with serrano ham, manchego shavings and a piquant sauce
£8.50

Parma ham with mozzarella pearls
with roasted heritage tomatoes, rocket and basil with a dressing of aged balsamic reduction and extra virgin olive oil
£8.95


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 ~
~ Wasabi ~
~ Chilli, lime and Rock Rose 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

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

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

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

Our oyster hour
Every Friday 5:30pm – 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

~ Perry ~
pear cider, cream and sliced pears

~ Islay ~
cream and a good splash of Islay Malt

~ Thai ~
sweet chilli, lemongrass, coconut and cream

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


TO FOLLOW

 

Chargrilled 28 day matured Scottish rib eye steak
with a caper, rosemary and heritage tomato beurre noisette, steamed green beans and tiny cubed roast potatoes
£23.95

Grilled fillet of West Country wild sea bass
served on a Sicilian vegetable stew with rock samphire, dressed with pesto alla genovese
£22.50

Chargrilled prime Scottish fillet steak
with fried potatoes, water cress and bordelaise sauce
£27.95

Pan roasted Shetland sea trout
with sweet potato crisps, steamed broccoli and a garden pea puree. Finished with a brown shrimp butter sauce
£19.95

Pan cooked fillet of Scrabster hake
with cannellini beans, fresh tomatoes, baby squid and chargrilled lime
£19.95

Grilled Shetland halibut
with crushed baby potatoes, samphire and a shellfish and tarragon bisque
£25.25

Steamed Shetland turbot
topped with caviar, set on a confit of summer greens tossed with king prawns and crispy potato gnocchi
£25.25

Pan roasted Pentland Firth cod
with pork belly, broccoli, sautéed new potatoes and a lemon and thyme butter sauce
£19.95

The Catch
please see large blackboard for the daily catch.

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


TO FINISH

 

Summer berry bread ‘n’ butter pudding
with vanilla ice cream

Simple chocolate cake – everyone loves chocolate!
with salted caramel ice cream

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

My better half’s pavlova
served with whipped cream, peaches, raspberries and a bellini coulis

All desserts £6.95

 

Chef’s roast coffee
exclusively blended, roasted and ground for us by the Inverness Coffee Roasting Company
£2.50

Liqueur Coffee
£6.75


RIVER HOUSE CHEESE SLATE

Cornish Brie, Strathdon Blue, Orkney Smoked, Gaboc, Crowdie and Orkney Cheddar
accompanied by walnuts, grapes and honey. With oatcakes from Caithness.
For one £8.75                     For two £15.00


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

Delaforce Fine White Port

£5.35 (50ml glass)


DESSERT COCKTAILS

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

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 dusting of coffee.

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

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

£7.50 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)