Cicchetti Menu

Tuesday to Saturday
3:00pm – 5:30pm



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

San Marco

A perfect aperitif
two spritz or prosecco cocktail and a bowl of olives and olive grissini


Plate of anchovies

Bowl of olives

Bowl of bread
with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic

Crispy mozzarella sticks
with sweet chilli dip


Orkney crab, king prawns and crispy apple

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

Salmon pâté
with cucumber, caper and rocket salad

Parma ham and gorgonzola

Heritage tomato and oregano

Goats cheese
with a grape, walnut and rocket salad

All £7.25

Bruschetta plate
(combination of any three)


Grilled fillet of Sea bream
served on chorizo, squid and cannellini beans tossed in a rich tomato and rioja sauce.  Finished with paprika extra virgin olive oil

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

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

Pan seared Shetland scallops
served in their shell with a garden pea puree and crispy pancetta

Garlic and chilli king prawn
with Mediterranean cous cous

Salmon gravadlax
with watercress


Seafood risotto
crab, prawns, mussels and squid tossed in a vine tomato and basil risotto, finished with rocket and parmesan

tossed with king prawns and courgette in a garlic and lemon butter

tossed in a smoked salmon and dill cream sauce, finished with cucumber laces

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

tossed with fresh tomatoes and anchovies

Nduja arancini
risotto rice with spicy tomato served with rocket, parmesan shavings and drizzled with garlic and chilli oil


8oz Scottish Rump steak
with rocket, red onion and sun-dried tomato salad

Scotch beef meatballs
cooked in a tomato sauce

Lati e Insalate

Sweet potato chips
with sour cream

Chunky chips
with parmesan and truffle oil

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

Tiny roasted herbie potatoes

Chargrilled vegetables
with rocket and drizzled with basil oil


Our oysters are sourced solely from around the Scottish coastline.
They are served on sea salt, accompanied by a sauce of your choice
(additional sauce £1.50 each)

** caviar and lemon **
** champagne vinegar **
** shallot and red onion with a red wine 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

Pickle Back
Shot of Tomatin Malt followed by an oyster and finally a gherkin … it’s fun!

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

Black Velvet
½ pint of Cromarty Stout and prosecco – a great accompaniment to oysters

Our oyster hour
NOW EXTENDED! Every Friday 4:30pm – 6:30pm  |  £1.00 a shuck (click for details)


Steamed Isle of Lewis mussels cooked in one of four styles and served with chunky bread

** Mariniere – white wine, garlic, shallots and cream **
** Thai – sweet chilli, coconut, lemongrass and cream **
** Islay – cream and a good splash of Islay Malt **
** Venetian – tomato, basil and saffron **

£9.75 as a starter or £16.95 as a main
Add a portion of french fries £4.50