Lunch & Dinner menu

Organic, healthy food that is locally and ethically sourced from Aberdeenshire

 

 Available from 12pm 

Our menu is intelligently created with fresh, locally sourced ingredients every day. We love cooking with unique flavours, trying unusual recipes and creating beautiful food that inspires our customers to be adventurous. ​

 

Our menu welcomes meat-lovers, is vegan-friendly and can be tailored to be dairy and gluten free. 

 

soups

 

Today’s soups

always vegetarian and most often Vegan

5.50

 

Big Soup

a chunkier bowlful often with meat or fish

8.50

 

 

 small boards while you wait

 

Duo of olives- Bistro marinated and Gordal olives

5.00

 

Dipping board

EV Greek olive oil, balsamic, marinated olives, pistachio dukkah, salted maize kernals

6.00

 

Crunch and munch

Herby feta cubes, spiced nuts, pepitas and marinated vegetables

7.00

 

Mezze Combo

dips x 3

7.00

Vinegar taster

Three wee dips of lettys fruit vinegar

4.00

 

Keeping a Healthy Gut

 

Mixed salad combo

Nutritious bowlful vegetables, grains and pulses

7.50

 

 

 

Essence Plates light and simple

 

Spiced tomato and parmesan cheese risotto

8.00

 

Cashew, hazelnut and almond terrine with spicy yogurt

8.50

 

Salad of Portsoy smoked and peppered mackrel with a Katy's free range egg

8.50

Nourish bowl-bistro salad with polenta, croutons, nuts and seeds

8.50

Macaroni cheese

8.00

 

 specials

 

Casserole of organic chicken in a lightly spiced sauce with potatoes and vegetables

14.95

 

Spiced sweet and sour hotpot of kale, tofu, red peppers, Bistro salads

13.00

Twice baked Parmesan souffle with bistro salads

13.00

Squash, chickpea, coconut and turmeric hotpot with bistro salads

13.00

Bobotie- South African spiced mince with egg custard topping,potatoes and vegetables

14.00

sharing boards

 

 

Udder board

Artisan and unpasteurised, please choose three cheeses

 

Cairnsmore (g), Comte(c), Mull cheddar(c), Manchego (s), Auld Reekie(c), Wigmore(s),Waterloo(c), Hebridean (blue – c), Dutch Old Gouda(c), Mahon(c), Old Lochnagar (c), Garroxta (g)

 

with Buchanans marinated Greek olives, Tim’s chutney, Val’s digestive biscuits

 

8.95 single

16.50 for two to share

 

 

 

Coastal board

our famous fishy selection

 

Smoked haddock, pickled herring, RSA pickled haddock, smoked fish pate, marinated anchovies, Mojama, cornichon mayo, seaweed salsa, haddock ceviche, smoked mackerel

 

10.75 single

19.75 for two to share

 

 

 

Olive meats cheese

Celebrating Scottish charcuterie

 

A selection of Scottish great glen salami and chorizo, gordal and black olives, Errington Elrick and Manchego cheese, salted almonds, membrillo, pickled garlic, chutney and poached fruit

 

10.75 single

19.75 for two to share

Vegan Board

You asked and we supplied!

Mushroom pate, friendly ferments of vegetables and nuts, vegan cheese, crostini and spiced nuts

 

9.50 single

17.50 for two to share

desserts

Desserts of the day

6.50

 

Or have an Affogato – espresso with ice cream!

or choose any cake from our cake cabinet - view them here

 

Mini Munchers for children

 

Kids Soup – small cup of today’s soup

1.50

 

Today’s pasta

4.00

 

Small hummus pot with cucumber and carrot sticks

3.00

 

Ramekin of Rora dairy plain yoghurt

2.00

Small plate of cheese and apple slices

4.00

We can also do half portions of most of our main meals. Just ask your server!

more yummy food over on our breakfast menu

reading our menu isn't the same as tasting it. 
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