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

 

Pan seared Shetland scallops
with a shellfish bisque risotto and crispy kale
£11.95

Pan roasted octopus
with chorizo, potatoes and caper berries in a tomato and Rioja sauce
£9.70

Orkney crab and pink grapefruit salad
with bottarga mayonnaise and chargrilled lime
£10.95

Smoked mackerel
fennel, orange and pine nut salad
£7.95

Steamed new season asparagus
with serrano ham, manchego shavings and piquant sauce
£8.25

Cullen Skink
£5.95

Bruschetta of hot smoked salmon pâté from South Uist
with spring onion and rocket, finished with a caper and dill dressing and chargrilled 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 …£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

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

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


MUSSELS MENU

 

Steamed Shetland mussels cooked in one of our four styles, 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 prime Scottish rib eye steak
with a caper, rosemary, and heritage tomato beurre noisette and hand cut chips.
£24.50

Grilled fillet of North Sea cod
served on a confit of pancetta and summer greens with crispy potato gnocchi
£19.95

Surf ‘n’ Turf
chargrilled Scottish sirloin steak, topped with west coast langoustines and samphire, tossed in a garlic and lemon butter served with chargrilled lime, aioli and French Fries.
£28.95

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

Grilled Shetland turbot
with baby leeks, celeriac mash and crispy smoky bacon. Finished with a cockle and caper butter
£23.95

Grilled fillet of sea bass
with chargrilled beef tomato, artichokes and courgettes. Set on a roasted red pepper sauce and drizzled with pesto
£21.50

Steamed Shetland halibut
on crushed Charlotte potatoes mixed with flaked smoked salmon from South Uist and asparagus, topped with a soft poached egg, finished with a hollandaise sauce
£24.50

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 Bellini coulis

Tiramisu
Classic Italian “pick me up”

Warm pineapple upside down cake
With coconut ice gelato and rum syrup

Toasted almond tart
With whipped mascarpone and raspberries

 

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

Blood Orange Sgroppino
a shot of vodka over blood orange sorbet, topped up with cava and dressed with orange 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)