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

Pan seared Shetland scallops
served in their shell on a butternut squash purée with crispy pancetta. Finished with a sage butter
£11.95

Pan roasted octopus
with chorizo, potatoes and caper berries in a tomato and Rioja sauce
£9.50

Scottish crab ravioli
with a shellfish bisque, crispy kale and chilli oil
£10.50

Bresaola
with pear, walnut and Strathdon Blue cheese
£9.25

Salar smoked salmon with king prawns
served with horseradish cream and lime vinaigrette
£9.25

Soup of the hour
£4.10

Seafood cocktail
Orkney crab, crayfish, cockles crowned with a west coast langoustine with avocado, pink grapefruit and micro herb finished with seafood sauce served with melba toast and char-grilled lime
£10.95

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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 …£6.50     |     6…£13.40     |     12…£24.50

Grey Goose oyster shot!!
Single oyster served in a shot glass with Grey Goose vodka, tomato juice and Tabasco
£4.50

Our oyster hour
Every Friday 5:30pm – 6:30pm  |  £1.00 a shuck (click for details)

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MUSSELS MENU

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

Mariniere : white wine, garlic, shallots and cream
Mouclade : white wine, shallots, cream and a mild madras curry
Islay : cream and a good splash of Islay malt
Spanish: : Fino sherry and Serrano ham
Provence : Pernod, onion and tomato

£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

Surf ‘n’ Turf
Chargrilled sirloin steak topped with grilled tiger prawns served with chargrilled lime, aioli and French fries.
£28.50

Steamed fillet of Shetland halibut
with sweet potato crisps, parsnip purée, broccoli and chorizo
£23.25

Pan roasted fillet of Scrabster hake
with an Orkney crab, dill and chilli crust. Served on crushed potatoes with samphire and a tomato sauce.
£19.95

Grilled fillet of Shetland turbot
served with sautéed potatoes, asparagus and a caper, dill and cherry tomato beurre noisette
£23.25

Chargrilled 8oz prime Scottish rib eye steak
served with green beans, béarnaise sauce and French fries
£24.50

Steamed collops of monkfish
served on braised puy lentils with a rich red wine jus and topped with crispy Parma ham
£21.00

Pan roasted fillet of North Sea cod
with zucchini spaghetti, Provencal mussel sauce
£19.95

River House Fish Stew
Tomato, basil, chilli, garlic and white wine stew, with mussels, clams, king prawns, crab, sea bream and west coast langoustine.
Served with aioli and artisan bread
£22.75

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

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TO FINISH

Chocolate Brownie
with locally made peanut butter gelato and marshmallows

Sticky toffee pudding
With clotted cream and fudge pieces

Affogato
Crème de patisserie gelato, espresso and a shot of Amaretto

Warm Dutch apple cake
With Crème de patisserie gelato and warm  salted caramel sauce

Coppa di Amalfi
Lemon sponge, vanilla ice cream and lemon curd, drizzled with limoncello and topped with whipped cream

All desserts £6.95

 

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

Liquor Coffee
£6.50

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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

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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)

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PORT

Delaforce LBV

Delaforce 10 year old Tawny Port

Delaforce fine white port

£5.35 (50ml glass)

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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 whisky, Chambord raspberry liqueur and Grenadine, shaken with ice and cream and topped with toasted oatmeal and a fresh raspberry

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)