OUR PHILOSOPHY All our food is prepared with local produce wherever possible. Our chef is very obliging, if you would like something that is not on the menu, please ask and we will see what we can do. All meals are made to order so may take a little while to prepare. Please relax…
NATURAL BREAKFASTS (Served until 10am) Granola, natural yoghurt and fresh fruit
Scrambled free range eggs on toast
Hot bacon roll
Bacon and free range egg roll
Free range egg roll
NATURAL GOODNESS Chef’s homemade soup of the day
– served with crusty bread and butter
SANDWICHES A selection of freshly prepared sandwiches, choose between white or wholemeal bread, with a small salad garnish, house dressing and crisps: Roast beef, crispy red onions and mustard mayo
Ham, cheese and locally made chutney
Caithness Smokehouse salmon, mixed leaves and cream cheese
Mature cheese savoury
PANINI Bacon, mozzarella and local handmade chutney
Tuna, cheese, red onion and mayonnaise
Mozzarella, basil and tomato
Haggis, red onion and Orkney Cheddar
Ham, cheese and handmade tomato chutney
The Natural Retreat – red onion, peppers, tomato, mushroom, sweetcorn Pizza LEJOG – A meat feast for our brave end-to-enders, or just the very hungry
Hawaiian – Ham and pineapple
Margherita – 3 cheeses with sliced tomato and basil
BEST OF SCOTTISH Scotsman’s Platter
A Scottish twist to the Ploughman’s Platter A feast of fine Scottish cheeses, served with Highland oatcakes, farmhouse breads, locally made chutney, mixed leaves, our own house dressing and local seasonal fruit Caithness Salmon Taster Plate
Caithness Smokehouse salmon with mixed leaves, Highland Oatcakes, crusty brown bread and a mixed salad. Smokey Platter
Caithness Smokehouse salmon, trout, mussels, cheese, salmon pâte, a light leaf salad, Highland Oatcakes, crusty brown bread.
HEALTHY SPECIALS Salad of the day — see our specials board for today’s healthy treat
NATURAL TREATS Seriously Strawberry (9”)
A scrumptiously baked strawberry pizza drizzled with a lime and sugar syrup and a sprinkling of pine nuts Take a look at our specials board for other dessert treats.
Suitable for vegetarians
Scottish speciality cuisine
We cannot guarantee that there are no nut traces in our dishes.
SOFT DRINKS Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Fanta Orange, Iron Bru, Sprite (500ml)
Highland Spring Still/Sparkling Water (500ml)
Innocent Orange Juice/Apple Juice (330ml)
This Water Lemon & Lime Spring Water
This Water Pomegranate & Blackcurrant Spring Water
Fruit Shoot Blackcurrant & Orange
Fruit Shoot Orange
All canned drinks
BEERS AND ALES Black Isle Blonde (500ml)
Brewed with New Zealand Hallertau hops for a grassy, Germanic aroma, this continental style beer carries a hint of honey sweetness which balances with the dry, crisp, refreshing palate and the biscuity finish. A genre defying classic. ABV: 4.5% Black Red Kite Ale (500ml)
As the name suggests, this amber ale lifts the spirits by infusing classic British hops with a malty backbone to create this medium bodied thirst quencher. It’s the perfect year-round beer - refreshing in summer and satisfying in winter. Black Isle Pollinator Heather Honey Beer (500ml)
This pale, straw coloured blonde-style beer is brewed with organic malt, hops and Highland heather honey. Light on the palate with a honeyed finish this beer is not only tasty and refreshing but 10 pence from every bottle goes to The Bumble Bee Conservation Trust. Black Isle Porter (500ml) Masses of dark roasted malt produces this dry full-bodied ruby black beer. This beer glides across the palate like a mythical monster on a frozen loch - a wonderful balance of bitterness with a light chocolate finish. For our full selection, please see our display.
WHITE WINE Wild Thing Savignon Blanc (Spain) Fresh, lively and uplifting organic dry white from the arid La Mancha region. Its rich fruit flavours and balancing acidity make for a delicious and versatile drinking experience.
Gable View Sauvignon Blanc (South Africa) A crisp Sauvignon Blanc with tropical and stone fruit on the nose, rich fruit flavours on the palate and a refreshing, zippy acidity.
Acacia Tree Chenin Blanc (South Africa)
£11.50 glass £3.50
£10.95 glass £3.50 £10.95
Tropical and stone fruits highlight this rich yet zippy Chenin Blanc.
Dry River Chardonnay (Australia)
A juicy, sun packed Chardonnay bursting with citrus, peach and pineapple flavours.
Operetto Garganega Pinot Grigio (Italy)
Floral nose of jasmine and honeysuckle that is fresh and zesty on the palate. Good structure with a mineral finish.
Alto Bajo Sauvignon Blanc (Chile)
Tropical aromas with citrus and herbaceous notes. Lots of fresh fruit flavours with a delicious long finish.
Little Eden Moscato (Australia)
Light bodied, delicate wine that accentuates the crisp acidity and fruit sweetness of pear and lemons. Slightly sparkling and low in alcohol, it is perfect for a sunny day at John O’Groats.
Muscadet Sevre et Maine Cuvee des Ducs (France)
The Chereau-Carre wines are classic Muscadets; dry and light with a fresh bite of lemon and just a hint of richness from the sur lie ageing.
ROSÉ WINE Kleine Rust Fairtrade Pinotage Rosé (South Africa) This wine shows lots of summer fruits on the nose - it is highly concentrated with raspberry, cherries and ripe peach and apricot notes.
Wandering Bear Rosé (South Africa) Plenty of raspberry and watermelon fruit flavours. Juicy and light, it has a refreshing bright acidity on the finish. A splash of crisp apples makes this a smashing all-rounder.
£11.50 glass £3.50 £11.95
RED WINE Wild Thing Merlot (Spain) From a well established organic estate, this ripe plummy Merlot is bursting with fruitiness. Smooth and easy, it’s a joy to drink on its own or with favourite dishes.
Gable View Cabernet Sauvignon (South Africa) A soft, medium-bodied red packed with blackcurrant and dark berry fruits.
Dry River Shiraz (Australia)
£11.50 glass £3.50
£10.95 glass £3.50 £11.95
A real easy drinking Shiraz with rich red berries and plum fruit flavours, with a peppery finish. A great drop.
Alto Bajo Merlot (Chile)
Soft and juicy red berries with a hint of spice and a long smooth finish.
Legato Nero d’Avola (Australia)
Great, intense aromas of sweet cherry and spice. This is filled with rich, ripe dark fruit with just a hint of chocolate.
Moonriver Pinot Noir (Hungary)
Light and juicy wine packed with summer fruit flavours. Great value Pinot.
Castillo Clavijo Rioja Tempranillo NV (Spain)
Intense black cherry accompanied by some nice sweet vanilla notes; smooth and elegantly balanced.
CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING Marquis de la Tour Rosé (France)
A wine full of freshness, smoothness, finesse and fruits with fine and delicate bubbles.
I ♥ Prosecco NV (Italy)
This Prosecco is true to style, bursting with classic acacia flower aromas and delicate apple and peach flavours, this is a light sparkling wine that is perfect for pre-dinner drinks and any celebration.
Lanson Black Label Brut NV (France) Consistent in quality and great ageing potential. Full flavoured, with a richness and finesse.