Cicchetti Menu

Served
Tuesday to Saturday
3:00pm – 5:30pm


 

CICCHETTI

Cicchetti, is traditionally a selection of snacks and small plates served in a “Bacari” in Venice.
Today cicchetti is served throughout Italy and beyond. An Italian take on tapas.
The food is simple and humble, created to share for a sociable time.
We suggest two or three dishes to share … to start with anyway!

Cin Cin … Alfie …x


 To Nibble

Plate of anchovies
£4.25

Bowl of olives
£4.25

Bowl of bread
with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic
£2.50

Crispy mozzarella sticks
with sweet chilli dip
£4.50


Bruschetta

Smoked salmon and horseradish cream
with fresh dill and lemon
£7.25

King prawn and speck
with rocket, chilli flakes and runny honey
£7.25

Chicken liver pâté
with a caramelised red onion chutney and rocket
£7.25

Goats cheese crostini
with a pear, walnut and rocket salad
£7.25

Bruschetta plate
all four
£15.75


Fish

Scottish salmon and dill fishcake
served on kale, with a soft poached egg and hollandaise sauce
£8.50

Fritto misto
crispy battered pieces of fish served with aioli and a wedge of lemon
£10.25

River House fish stew
mussels, king prawns, crab, clams and queenie scallops tossed in a tomato based sauce topped with sea bream served with chunky bread and aioli
£10.50

Pan seared Shetland scallops
served in their shell with a creamy parsnip puree and pulled pork, finished with a sage butter
£11.95

Shetland cod cheeks
served with braised puy lentils and salsa verde
£9.50

Cullen skink
traditional creamy smoked haddock, leek and potato soup served with crusty bread
£4.60


Pasta

Scotch beef meatballs
cooked in a tomato sauce and tossed with penne finished with parmesan
£8.50

Penne pasta
tossed with king prawns and courgette in a garlic and lemon butter
£7.50

Arancini
wild mushroom risotto balls deep fried and served with a parmesan cream sauce
£6.25


Meat

Scottish Rib eye steak
with mushroom and kale
£13.50

Charcuterie slate
smoked chicken breast, smoked venison, speck and Scotch beef bresaola. Served with pickled vegetables
£9.50

Crispy battered chicken fillets
with sesame seeds and runny honey
£7.25


Salads and Sides

Sweet potato chips
with sour cream
£4.50

Chunky chips
with aioli
£4.50

Tiny diced herbie roast potatoes
£4.50

Salad of sun-dried tomato, mozzarella pearls, red onion and rocket
with an oregano dressing and aged balsamic reduction
£5.95


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 ~
~ Champagne vinegar ~
~ Wasabi ~
~ Chilli, lime and Isle of Harris 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

Pickle Back
Shot of Tomatin Malt followed by an oyster and finally a gherkin … its fun!
£5.75

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

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

~ Fennel and vermouth ~

~ Islay ~
cream and a good splash of Islay Malt

~ Rogue Wave IPA, cabbage and bacon ~

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