Main Menu


 

GLASS OF BUBBLY TO START?


Prosecco

£7.95 a glass  |  £34.00 a bottle

Franciacorta
£9.50 a glass  |  £52.00 a bottle

Pierre Mignon Champagne
£10.75 a glass  |  £59.00 a bottle

Roebuck, English Sparkling Wine
£12.75 a glass  |  £75.00 a bottle

Blanc de Blanc
£85.00 a bottle

We also have a great selection of aperitivo, spritz and cocktails. Please see our Bar Bible

 

 

TO NIBBLE

It’s great to start a meal with a few nibbles. It gets both the taste buds and the conversation, off to a good start !!

Sicilian Dorri-Nocellara Olives
In a light olive oil
£5.50

Selection of breads
With x.v.o.o and aged balsamic reduction
£6.50

Anchovies
Served in a light sunflower oil .. surprisingly moreish !
£4.80

Smoked Mackerel Pâté
With an Islay whisky butter and toasted sour dough
£8.50

 

 

STARTERS

 

Cullen Skink
Traditional and hearty. Smoked haddock, leek, potato and cream soup
Served with crusty bread
£8.95

Crab Thermidor
Orkney crab with pecorino, egg, calvados, mustard and cream.
Topped with crispy panko and grilled until golden brown. Served with crunchy apple, fresh basil and crusty bread
£16.95

Pan seared Shetland Scallops
With sweet potato and butternut squash mash. Sage and pine nut butter.
£17.50

Pan fried fillets of Red Mullet
With crispy baby gem, romesco sauce and chargrilled orange. Finished with a good drizzle of x.v.o.o
£15.50

Seafood Arancini
Breaded rice balls with mixed seafood and a hint of saffron. Served with aioli
£12.50

Hebridean Smoked Salmon
Served on toasted crumpet with a seaweed butter , crispy capers, pickled radish and a soft boiled egg. Topped with caviar and hollandaise sauce
£15.50

Cheese on Toast – with a twist !
Goats cheese on toasted brioche topped with a caramelised red onion chutney. Served on a mixed leaf salad, drizzled with x.v.o.o and aged balsamic
£12.50

 

 

OUR OYSTER MENU

 

Our oysters come form Cape Wrath, around two hours North West of Inverness, at the most westerly point of mainland Scotland.

The growers, Patrick and Lucy Blow, have been farming these beautiful pearls of the sea since 2014. They take great pride in the production, we take great pride in serving them!

Served natural

We shuck and serve in their shell with a lemon wedge.
£3.60 each

Dipping sauce add £1.50 each

* Classic
Shallot and red wine vinaigrette

* Kick Ass
Tomato sauce and horseradish cream

* Scandinavian
Capers, dill and lemon juice

* Mignonette
White wine vinegar, sunflower oil, coarse black pepper and finely chopped onion

* Asian
Fish sauce, spring onion, light soy sauce and ginger

* Salmoriglio
Lemon juice, garlic, parsley and olive oil

* Harris Gin, Chilli, Lime

 

OYSTER HOUR IS 4.30pm – 6.00pm
£1.50 a shuck for all natural (uncooked) oysters.

 

Fried Oysters

Beer battered with a local Cromarty ale, served in their shell with tartare sauce
£4.50

 

Grilled Oysters

* Grilled with parmesan and pancetta

* Tomato Relish – chopped tomatoes and red onion. Drizzled with garlic and chilli

* Horseradish, butter, lemon and dill

* Garlic ‘n’ parley butter

£4.50 each

Rockerfeller
A trio of oysters on the half shell, topped with a rich sauce of butter, parsley, dill and coriander. Topped with breadcrumbs and baked until golden.
£12.50

Oyster Trio
A wee selection ! One natural, one beer battered and one grilled of your choice
£12.50

 

Oyster Shots

Grey Goose Oyster Shot
One oyster served in a shot glass with Grey Goose Vodka, tomato juice and tabasco
£7.50

Pickle Back
Shot of Talisker 10yr malt followed by an oyster and finally a gherkin …. give it a try !
£9.00

 

Oyster Cocktails

Pearl of the Sea Martini
Isle of Harris Gin, Noilly Prat Vermouth, samphire and an oyster
£11.00

Oyster Splash
One oyster, happily bobbing around in a glass of franciacorta
£11.00

Black Velvet
Local “Ghost Town”ale topped with champagne
£11.00

 

What to drink with your oysters?


Traditionally champagne is the drink to accompany oysters. We would agree. However … all our sparkling wines are a suitable accompaniment.

If wine is your preferred drink then we would recommend Sauvignon Blanc, Grillio, Albarino, Muscadet or Chablis

 

 

 

MUSSEL MENU

Steamed Shetland mussels cooked in one of four styles, served with chunky bread

* MARINIERE – white wine, garlic, shallots and cream
* VENETIAN – white wine, tomato, basil and saffron
* ISLAY – double cream and a good splash of Islay Malt sprinkled with crispy pancetta lardons
*
ORCHARD – cider, red onion, sage and double cream

£10.60 as a starter £17.60 as a main course

Add a portion of french fries, sweet potato fries or seaweed fries .. £4.95

 

 

MAINS

 

River House Fish Stew
Mussels, king prawns, crab, clams and scallops. Tossed in a tomato based sauce, topped with a grilled fillet of Peterhead haddock and a steamed crevette. Served with crusty bread
£29.95

Pan Roasted fillet of North Sea Cod
With samphire, celeriac mash and a brown shrimp and hazelnut butter
£26.80

Steamed Shetland Halibut
With sautéed pancetta, peas, leeks and cabbage. Baby roasted potatoes and a warm tartare sauce
£34.95

Pasta alla Norma
Fresh linguine – aubergine, courgette, capers, red onion and olives. Tossed in a rich tomato sauce with a hint of garlic and chilli
£20.25

Pan Roasted Scrabster Hake
Served on an Orkney crab cake with steamed tenderstem broccoli and a lobster bisque finished with a drizzle of saffron oil
£26.80

Beef ‘n’ Reef
Prime Scottish sirloin steak,cooked pink and carved. Served with grilled crevettes, watercress, parmentier potatoes and a bearnaise sauce.
£35.95

Grilled Fillet of Gilt- Head Bream
Served with king prawns and mussels tossed in a garlic, lemon and chilli butter. With samphire and crispy french fries
£25.60

Seafood Linguine
king prawns, clams, scallops and mussels tossed with tomatoes, spinach and fresh linguine in a garlic, chilli and lemon olive oil
£26.95

 

 

DESSERT
 

Peanut Butter and Caramelised Banana Cheesecake
With honeycomb ice cream

Sticky Toffee Apple Pudding
With toffee ice cream, warm toffee sauce and a crispy cannoli

Affogato
Vanilla ice cream served with a single espresso and a shot of amaretto

Chocolate Brownie
Served with vanilla ice cream and chocolate flakes

All desserts £8.50

(Dairy free ice cream also available on request)

 

 

Cheese Slate

A quartet of Scottish cheeses:

Strathdon Blue
Produced from pasteurised cow’s milk by a local family here in the Highlands. This cheese is a milder form of Stilton with a tangy taste coming from the blue veins.

Black Crowdie
This cheese was first introduced by the Vikings in the 8th century. Crowdie has a creamy taste and is rolled in oatmeal and cracked black pepper to give it crunch and heat.
Great with a Highland malt.

Morangie Brie
Underneath its bloomy rind, the texture is smooth and silky, while the flavours are sweet, meaty and creamy.

Orkney Cheddar
Produced from pasteurised cows milk. Mellow and creamy, with a sweet nutty flavour

Served with honey, walnuts and oatcakes

£11.75

 

 

Coffees and Teas …

Elementos Tea and Coffee are a rain forest alliance certified product. Ethical and natural, there is a blend to suit every taste

Espresso .. Cappuccino .. Americano .. Flat White .. Macchiato .. Caffe Corretto .. Cafe Latte.

Mallow Earl Grey .. Masala Chai .. Dragonwell Green .. Eastern Mint

We also have a large selection of Twinings Fruit Teas
£3.75

 

Should you have any food allergies or intolerances please do not hesitate in informing us.