A selection of our sample menus

Lunchtimes

Wednesday – Saturday 12:00 – 15:00

Light Bites

Tempura fried prawns, wasabi mayo   £7.00
North Shields crab salad, toasted focaccia   £6.50
(v) 3 cheese arancini, parmesan velouté  £5.75
River Café soup of the day , house bread   £5.25
Curried chicken terrine, curry mayo, apricots & raisins  £6.00
(v) Roast tomato bruschetta, balsamic & port £5.75
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Fridays Specials
Fish & Chips only £7.50 (normally £10.50), includes soft drink or pot of tea before 6.30pm
Prosecco only £10 all day

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House Favourites

Steamed mussels – choice of sauces

white wine garlic & cream /cider, bacon & rosemary/ lemongrass, chilli & ginger

Starter portion   £6.50

Main course portion with fries  £11.50

 

Beer battered market fish

Whiting  £7.50

Cod  £10.50

Served with thrice cooked chips and tartare sauce

 

Sticky toffee pudding , salted caramel, toffee & liquorice ice cream  £5.25

Special set menu

3 Courses £7.95

Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 3pm

(v) Roast tomato & red pepper soup, house bread
Tempura fried chicken, wasabi mayo, Korean dressing
Smoked mackerel patê , pickled shallots, crouton
Seared scallops, sweetcorn & chorizo, summer herb (£4 supplement)

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Breaded market fish, heritage potatoes, salsa verde
River Café chicken & chorizo paella
(v) Pan fried halloumi , baba ganoush, chickpea salsa, tahini dressing
Beer battered fish & chips,  tartare sauce (£5 supplement)
Steamed mussels , skinny fries, house bread (£6 supplement)
Char grilled sirloin steak , chips, house salad (£14 supplement)
Halibut, citrus mash, samphire, tarragon butter (£12 supplement)

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Spice plum crumble, Chantilly cream
White chocolate blondie, chantilly cream, berries
Ice cream, sorbet or filter coffee
Sticky toffee pudding, salted caramel, toffee & liquorice ice cream (£2 supplement)

 

Main Courses

Grilled Toulose sausage, creamy mash, red wine jus £9.00
Pan fried Halibut, heritage potatoes, baby courgettes, samphire £20.00
Aberdeen Angus burger, house slaw, thrice cooked chips £10.50
 Char grilled sirlion steak, house salad, thrice cooked chips £20.00
River Café catch of the day £POA
Pea, summer herb & spinach risotto £7.50
River Café omelette of the day £7.50

 

Sides

Rosemary & parmesan fries  £3.00

Thrice cooked chips  £3.00
fine beans & mange tout  £3.00

Buttered savoy £3.00

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Olives  £1.95

Bread board   £1.95

Bread & Olives £2.95

 

Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements or allergies

Dinner Set Menu

3 Courses £7.95 before 6.30pm

3 Courses £8.95 after 6.30pm

*Tuesday – Thursday all evening, Friday until 6.30pm.

(v) Roast tomato & red pepper soup, house bread
Tempura fried chicken, wasabi mayo, Korean dressing
Smoked mackerel patê , pickled shallots, crouton
Seared scallops, sweetcorn & chorizo, summer herb (£4 supplement)

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Breaded market fish, heritage potatoes, salsa verde
River Café chicken & chorizo paella
(v) Pan fried halloumi , baba ganoush, chickpea salsa, tahini dressing
Beer battered fish & chips,  tartare sauce (£5 supplement)
Steamed mussels , skinny fries, house bread (£6 supplement)
Char grilled sirloin steak , chips, house salad (£14 supplement)
Halibut, citrus mash, samphire, tarragon butter (£12 supplement)

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Spice plum crumble, Chantilly cream
White chocolate blondie, chantilly cream, berries
Ice cream, sorbet or filter coffee
Sticky toffee pudding, salted caramel, toffee & liquorice ice cream (£2 supplement)

 

Please let us know of any allergies or special dietary requirements.

 

Cocktails

Disaronno Sour – Disaronno, lemon sour over Ice £5.50
Hendricks mule – Hendricks, lime, elderflower, cucumber, mint & ginger beer £7.00
Rusty nail – Famous Grouse, Drambuie £5.50
Vespa martini – Bombay Sapphire, Grey Goose, Martini extra dry, lemon £7.00
Baileys honey bee – Baileys, Famous Grouse, honey £5.50
Classic champagne cocktail – blanc de blanc, sugar cube bitters & cognac £7.00
Mai Tai – Captain Morgan, Grand Marnier, lime, orgeat syrup, pineapple juice £7.00

 

House bread £1.95, bread & olives £2.95

Starters

(v) Yellow split pea & tarragon soup, house bread £5.25
Confit chicken terrine, curried mayonnaise, apricot & raisin salsa £6.50
Tempura fried king prawns, wasabi & lime mayo, soy & ginger dressing £7.00
Steamed mussels in white wine, garlic & cream, house bread £6.50
Seared scallops, sweetcorn & chorizo, summer herb pesto £8.00
(v) Goats cheese mouse, salt baked beetroot, dukkah, chicory £6.00

Main Courses

Roast rump of lamb, celeriac & potato terrine, roasted beetroot, charred lettuce £16.00
Beer battered market fish, thrice cooked chips, tartare sauce £10.50
(v) Asparagus, pea and summer herb risotto £10.50
Pan fried monkfish, pancetta, tomato & chilli ragu, basil & coriander oil £15.00
Pan roast halibut, citrus mash, courgettes, samphire, tarragon butter £19.00
From the char grill – Bavette steak, skinny fries, Bearnaise sauce £14.00
Sirloin steak, thrice cooked chips, house salad £20.00
Peppercorn Sauce £2.00

Sides

Rosemary & parmesan fries, thrice cooked chips, buttered savoy,
fine beans & mange tout
£3.00 each

Desserts

Sticky toffee pudding, salted caramel, toffee & liquorice ice cream £5.25
Coconut & passion fruit pannacotta, pineapple salsa, mango puree, biscotti £6.00
Dark chocolate mousse, honeycomb, drunk cherries, pistachio ice cream £7.00
River Café cheese board, oatcakes, house chutney £7.95
Selection of ice creams & sorbets £4.00

Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements or allergies

Sunday Lunch

Bread portion £1.95              Bread & olives £2.95            Wasabi peanuts £1.95

Starters

(v) Cauliflower soup, blue cheese, house bread

Steamed mussels in white wine, garlic and cream, house bread

Smoked mackerel pate, croutons

Crispy pork salad, rice noodles

Grilled langoustines, lemon & herb butter (£3 supplement)

Main Course

Wallington Estate roast beef

Roast leg of lamb

Roast chicken breast

Beer battered market fish, thrice cooked chips, tartare sauce

Pan roast cod, spiced chickpea stew

(v) Mushroom & leek crumble

Sides

Cauliflower cheese, black pudding mash, thrice cooked chips                     £3.00 each

Desserts

Carrot cake, cream cheese frosting, walnuts

Apple crumble tart, cinnamon ice cream

Sticky toffee pudding, salted caramel, toffee & liquorice ice cream

Ice cream or sorbet

River Café cheese board, fruit & walnut bread (£3 supplement)

1 Course £ 9.95      2 Courses £12.95     3 Courses £15.95

Children portions available

Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements or allergies

Sparkling Wine and Champagne

Btl

1. Duc de Breux Blanc de Blanc France £21.00 £4.00 125ml
2. Montenisa Franciacorta brut Italy £29.50
3. Champagne Testulat Carte de O’re France £40.00

White Wine

Btl

1/2 Ltr

250 ml

175 ml

4. Cuvee du Boeuf, Blanc France £9.75 £5.00 £4.00
5. Santa Alvara, Sauvignon Blanc Chile £18.95 £14.00 £7.25 £5.00
6. Artisan Blend Chardonnay/Pinot Grigio, Deakin Estate Australia £18.95 £14.00 £7.25 £5.00
7. Regaleali Bianco, (Catarratto, Inzolia, Grecancio) Sicily, Italy £21.50 £15.50 £7.25 £5.50
8. Pinot Grigio, Terre del Noce Italy £19.95
9. Klein Kloof, Chenin Blanc, Paarl South Africa £18.95
10. Gaillac Blanc, Chateau Lions Lamartine France £23.00
11. Conde Valdemar, Rioja, Viura/Verdejo Spain £22.00
12. Zero-G, Grüner Veltliner Austria £26.00
13. Petit Chablis, Jean – Marc Brocard France £31.00
14. Featherdrop hill , Sauvignon blanc New Zealand £27.50
15. Montagny 1er cru, Henri de Villamont France £36.00

Red Wine

Btl

1/2 Ltr

250 ml

175 ml

16. Cuvee du Boeuf, Rouge France £9.75 £5.00 £4.00
17. Santa Alvara, Merlot Chile £18.95 £14.00 £7.25 £5.00
18. Artisan Blend Shiraz/Viognier, Deakin Estate Australia £18.95 £14.00 £7.25 £5.00
19. Regaleali, Nero d’Avola, Tasca Italy £21.50 £15.50 £7.75 £5.50
20. Klein Kloof, Pinotage, Paarl South Africa £18.95
21. Finca La Colonia, Malbec Argentina £21.00
22. Conde Valdemar, Rioja, Tempranillo Spain £22.00
23. Prunus Dão Tinto Portugal £22.50
24. NéPriCa, Tormaresca, Puglia Italy £25.00
25. Santa Cristina, Chianti Superior Tuscany Italy £26.00
26.Cotes-du-rhone , Saint Esprit France £26.00
27. Pinot Noir , Coppers Creek New Zealand £34.00

Rose

Btl

250 ml

175 ml

28. Pieno Sud, Rosata Italy £18.95 £14.00 £7.25 £5.00
29. Poggio Alto Zinfandel Blush Italy £18.95 £14.00 £7.25 £5.00

Dessert Wine

30. Pineau Des Charentes France 50ml £3.50
31. Norton Cosecha Tarda Half bottle Chile 37.5cl £15.00 125ml £5.25

A selection of wines available in 125ml glasses