A la Carte

alacarte

TO NIBBLE

Bowl of olives  |  Plate of anchovies
£4.25 each

Whitebait
with garlic mayonnaise
£4.50

Extra bowl of bread
£2.50


TO START

 

Orkney crab and crayfish salad
with bottarga mayonnaise and fresh lemon
£10.95

Crispy Gurnard goujons
with a fennel, red onion and pepper salad, garlic mayonnaise
£9.70

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

Cullen skink
£5.95

Grilled Scottish mackerel fillet
served on chargrilled ciabatta, with dressed rocket and sardine ketchup and fresh lime
£8.50

Niçoise salad
with chargrilled yellow fin tuna
£9.50

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

Bruschetta of hot smoked salmon pâté from South Uist
with spring onion and rocket, finished with a caper and dill dressing and a wedge of fresh lemon
£7.95


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 ~
~ Chili, 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
½ pint of Cromarty Stout and Cava – a great accompaniment to oysters
£5.50

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 our four styles, and served with our artisan 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 and French fries
£24.50

Grilled Shetland halibut
with a comfit of summer greens and king prawns tossed in a light shellfish bisque with crispy potato gnocchi topped with caviar
£24.50

Chargrilled prime Scottish fillet steak
with fried potatoes, water cress and bordelaise sauce
£28.95

Grilled Scrabster hake (alla carlina)
served with a tomato and caper sauce, fried potatoes and asparagus
£18.95

Steamed Shetland turbot
simply steamed and served on a nage of broad beans, garden peas, asparagus, clams and Parma ham
£24.25

Grilled fillet of sea bass
with chargrilled tomato, artichokes, olives and courgette. Set on a roasted red pepper sauce and finished with salsa verdi crowned with a west coast langoustine
£21.50

Pan roasted Shetland sea trout
with sweet potato crisps, steamed broccoli and a garden pea puree. Finished with a brown shrimp butter
£18.95

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

The Catch
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

 

Vanilla panna cotta
with chargrilled peaches and a bellini coulis

Orange posset
with dark chocolate shards 

Scottish strawberry, Cava and mascarpone trifle

Toasted almond tart
with raspberry ripple gelato and fresh raspberries

All desserts £6.95

 

Chef’s roast coffee
exclusively roasted and ground for us by the Inverness Coffee Roasting Company, with home made tablet
£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 whisky, Chambord raspberry liqueur 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 fresh 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)