A la Carte

alacarte

TO NIBBLE

Bowl of olives  |  Plate of anchovies
£4.25 each

Whitebait
with garlic mayonnaise
£4.50

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TO START

Minestrone soup
with pesto alla Genovese
£4.10

Orkney crab ‘n’ crayfish cocktail
with mixed leaf, avocado, fennel and a spicy cocktail dressing
£9.75

Pan seared Shetland scallops
served in their shell with toasted brioche and a brown shrimp butter
£11.60

King prawns tossed in a garlic and chili butter
served on Moroccan cous cous, with rocket and chargrilled lime
£9.50

Buffalo mozzarella, char-grilled peaches, rocket and Parma ham salad
with pesto dressing, finished with an aged balsamic reduction
£8.25

Asparagus spears with flaked Salar smoked salmon
served on char-grilled brioche topped with a soft poached egg and a spoon of aioli
£8.50

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OYSTERS MENU

Our oysters are Pacific oysters and come from the fresh cold waters surrounding the Isle of Bute on the west coast of Scotland.  They are served on sea salt, accompanied by one of our three dipping sauces:

~ Shallot and red onion with red wine vinegar ~
~ Wasabi ~
~ Sauce mignonette ~

3 …£6.45     |     6…£12.70     |     12…£21.90

Grey Goose oyster shot!!
Single oyster served in a shot glass with Grey Goose vodka, tomato juice and Tabasco
£4.25

Our oyster hour
Every Friday 5:30pm – 6:30pm  |  £10.00 a shuck (click for details)

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MUSSELS MENU

Steamed Shetland mussels cooked in one of four styles, served with artisan bread:

Mariniere : white wine, garlic, shallots and cream
Mouclade: white wine, shallots, cream and a mold madras curry
Islay: cream and a good splash of Islay malt
Normandy: cream, apple and cider

£9.25 as a starter  |  £16.95 as a main
Add a portion of French Fries for £3.95

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TO FOLLOW

The Catch
see the large blackboard for more details!

Grilled fillet of wild sea bass
with crushed new Charlotte potatoes, asparagus and an Orkney crab and shellfish cream sauce
£19.95

Peterhead John Dory
with oven roasted potatoes, octopus, artichokes and Romesco sauce
£21.95

Char-grilled prime 28 day matured Scottish rib eye steak
served with green beans, French fries and bordelaise  sauce
£21.95

Pan roasted fillet of Scrabster hake
served with sautéed potatoes, samphire and surf clams tossed in a Pedro Ximenez cream sauce
£18.95

Pan roasted fillet of Shetland sea trout
served on a pea puree with new potatoes, asparagus and crispy pancetta lardons. Drizzled with a pesto dressing
£18.75

Steamed tranche of  Shetland halibut
with a creamy comfit of king prawns,summer greens and crispy potato gnocchi. Finished with basil oil
£21.95

Grilled fillet of sea bream
served with sweet potato crisps, tender stem broccoli and a cauliflower puree. Finished with a cockle butter
£18.95

Roasted fillet of North sea cod
wrapped in Serrano ham and served with baby courgettes, Parmesan crusted potato mille feuille and a tomato and garlic concasse
£18.95

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

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TO FINISH

Lemon posset
with shortbread

Pear frangipane tart
with crema de pasticcera gelato and toasted almonds

Raspberry ripple sundae
chocolate blondies, raspberries and raspberry ripple gelato whipped cream

My better half’s pavlova
with Chantilly cream, honeycomb chunks and warm salted caramel sauce

Chocolate torte
with an amaretto and cherry gelato

All desserts £6.95

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RIVER HOUSE CHEESE SLATE

Morangie Brie, Strathdon Blue, Orkney Smoked, Gaboc, Crowdie and Orkney Cheddar
accompanied by walnuts, grapes and local heather honey. With oatcakes from Caithness.
For one £8.75                     For two £14.00

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DESSERT WINES

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

Beerenauslese (Austria)
Sweet!

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

£7.60  (50ml glass)

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PORT

Delaforce LBV

Delaforce 10 year old Tawny Port

Delaforce fine white port

£5.25 (50ml glass)

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DESSERT COCKTAILS

No room for pud? 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. Add a scoop of vanilla gelato to form an affogato espressotini

Cranachan Martini
shot of Tomatin malt whisky, Chambord raspberry liqueur and Grenadine, shaken with ice and cream and topped with toasted oatmeal

El Patron
shot of PX, shot of Spanish brandy and a shot of espresso topped with a layer of whipped cream and a dusting of coco

£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)