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


Bruschetta

Wild mushrooms
tossed in a creamy garlic sauce
£7.25

King prawn
with sweet chilli, lime and coriander
£7.50

Curried Orkney crab and crayfish
£7.25

Goats cheese and pomegranates
£6.95


Fish

Pan roasted Shetland cod
with truffle mash and crispy pancetta
£9.50

Grilled fillet of sea bream
with sautéed tomatoes, olives and courgette
£11.50

King prawns
tossed in a garlic, chilli and lemon butter served with Moroccan cous cous
£9.50

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

River House fish stew
prawns, mussels and crab, tossed in a tomato-based sauce, topped with grilled sea bass
£10.50

Seared Shetland scallops
served in their shell with borlotti beans and pancetta
£11.95

Smoked salmon from South Uist
with capers, beetroot, orange and rocket
£7.95


Pasta

Spinach and ricotta tortellini
tossed in a parmesan cream sauce
£6.95

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

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


Meat

Polpette
prime Scottish beef meatballs tossed in a tomato sauce and served on chargrilled sour dough bread with pecorino and rocket
£7.50

Parma ham
with figs, blue cheese and rocket, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and a balsamic reduction
£7.25

Turkey milanaise
crispy turkey breast with rocket and cranberries
£9.75

Scottish rump steak
with a rocket and parmesan salad finished with salsa verde
£11.50

Spicy Italian sausage and mixed bean stew
£8.50

Crispy battered chicken fillets
with toasted almonds and runny honey
£7.25


Salads and Sides

Sweet potato chips
with sour cream
£4.50

Chunky chips
with aioli
£4.50

Sautéed brussel sprouts
with pancetta and chestnuts
£5.50

Pear, walnut and gorgonzola salad
£5.95

Rocket, red onion and parmesan salad
£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

 ~ Miso broth with bean sprouts ~

 ~ Islay ~
cream and a good splash of Islay Malt

 ~ Mouclade ~
garlic, onion, white wine, cream and a mild curry powder

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