Royal Findhorn Yacht Club


Findhorn Piers Cafe is open for everyone and located within the 250 Year old Building of the Royal Findhorn Yacht Club. Why not visit us for tea, coffee, cakes or sandwiches.

We have seating inside or relax on the sun terrace and watch the bay life go by. 

Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm 



New Chef Appointed

The RFYC Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian McGhie as the Club's new Chef. He is currently the Head Chef at the Cawdor Tavern and before that held the position of Head Chef at the Golf View Hotel, Nairn.

In line with the strategy previously announced Ian will be concentrating on catering for Members and on running the Piers Cafe which will reopen with Ian in charge. Bar management and the role of Club Manager will be carried out separately by a person appointed specifically to undertake that work.

Ian plans to begin work at the Club on Monday 8th May. I am sure that Members will give him a warm welcome and their full support as he seeks to revive catering at the Club. To give you a taste of what to expect he has provided the following sample list of dishes from which the menu during May is likely to be selected.

To ensure that you do not miss out on the culinary renaissance please make a reservation by telephoning the Club on 01309 690247. If there is no answer please leave a message and it will be picked up.



May Menu

Small Plates

Cullen Skink - Smoked Scrabster haddock, leek and potato chowder, baked Ciabatta - £5(GF)

Red Lentil soup - Smoked ham hough and root vegetable soup, baked Ciabatta - £4 (GF)

Smoked Craigellachie salmon - Highland oaties, Bloody Mary marie-rose - £6 (GF available)

Grilled Scottish Langoustine - Roasted garlic Aoli, Ciabatta crostini - £6 (3) £10 (6) £15 (9) (GF)

Seared West coast scallops - Stornoway black pudding, salsa verde, chorizo - £6 (3) £10 (6)

Trio of Scottish puddings - Toasted tattie scone, onion marmalade, whisky cream - £5

Crispy halloumi - Spiced chick pea salad, Balsamic reduction, sweet chilli shallot dressing - £5 (V)


The Seafood café platter - Smoked Craigellachie salmon, Scottish Langoustine, smoked Isle of Mull mussels, Loch Etive Oyster, seared West coast scallop, Roasted garlic Aoli, Bloody Mary marie-rose, Baked Ciabatta, Highland oaties - £18

Highlands & Islands cheese board - Tain blue murder, Clava brie, Smoked Orkney, Mull Cheddar, Shaved celery, pickled grapes, red onion marmalade, Highland oaties, Ciabatta crostini, biscuits - £8

Vegan Platter - Fire roasted red peppers, marinated olives, Sun-blush tomatoes, spiced chick pea salad, roasted beetroot, sweet chilli shallot dressing, baked Ciabatta, Highland oaties - £8

From Land & Sea

Turf & Surf - Slow Roasted Highland venison haunch, seared West coast scallops, Grilled Scottish Langoustine, Hand-cut chips, roasted roots, Spring greens, Roasted garlic Aioli, Venison Jus - £18

Isle of Mull mussels - Steamed open in your choice of - Shallot, garlic & white wine cream / Sun-blush tomato & Chorizo / Green Thai coconut curry - £10 (1/2 kilo) £15 (1 kilo)

Orkney Beer battered Scrabster Haddock - Hand-cut chips, peas, tartare, lemon - £12

Highland venison & chorizo burger - Toasted ciabatta bun, chilli jam, crispy onions, smoked bacon, Tain blue murder or Lockerbie cheddar cheese, skinny fries £10

Shetland Salmon fillet - Crushed new potatoes, samphire, salsa verde, Grilled langoustine £15

Highland steak pie - Puff pastry, roasted roots, spring greens, new potatoes or hand-cut chips £12

Prime Scotch Fillet Steak - Char-grilled to your liking, Whisky peppercorn sauce on the side, hand-cut chips, roasted vine tomatoes, crispy onions - £20 (6oz) £25 (8oz) Add 3 scallops (£6)

Just Desserts

Sticky toffee pudding - Toffee sauce, puff candy, home-made vanilla ice cream £5

Ferrerro rocher chocolate brownie - Chocolate sauce, toasted nuts, home-made vanilla ice cream £5

Crème Brulee – Home-made shortbread, honey roasted raspberries, toasted pistachio £5



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