Basils Farm Events
Basils Farm provides the ideal location for special events and educational workshops. Enjoy outdoor activities such as self-guided walks, food foraging in the native conservation land, or join one of our regular gardening or art workshops.
For food and wine lovers, we also hold dinners with winemaker Ray Nadeson, cooking classes with guest chefs and wine and food matching experiences.
Basils Farm is also the perfect choice for those looking for a venue with a difference. With stunning views across Swan Bay to Queenscliff, the grassed area and Basils Cafe are available to book for corporate wine tastings and private group events.
Weddings We can currently hold weddings of up to 120 guests on the property. For further details please visit our Functions page.
Private Functions, Corporate Events and Catering Basils Farm can accommodate private functions in the Cafe (out of regular business hours) and in our large outdoor marquee (all hours). Please visit our Functions pages for further information about private functions, corporate events and catering for your next party.
Basils Farm “Sunday Sessions” Acoustic Music.
From September through to the end of April 2018 relax to the tunes of our talented Sunday Sessions musicians. We have a great lineup of acoustic artists playing a variety of genres ranging from blues through to modern-day favourites.
Entry is free however as weekends tend to be busy, bookings are essential.
Time: 12:30 to 3:30 PM every Sunday, September to April.
Mother’s Day Lunch – Sunday 13th May.
This Mother’s Day treat Mum to a special 3-course menu, served banquet style for all to enjoy! Mum will also receive a beautiful rose to take home.
Bookings essential. Book online now!
Mother’s Day Menu
Farmhouse Platter including: Victorian Salami, house-smoked pastrami & salmon, duck liver, thyme, Basils pinot pate, Enterprize double brie, olives, homegrown and local pickled and roasted vegetables, served with bread and dips. (Platter items are subject to change depending on seasonal availability).
Roasted Pork Belly with cider jus, sausage, sage and onion stuffing balls, confit potatoes and roasted autumn vegetables.
Lemongrass and ginger baked market fish with crushed potatoes.
Served with sautéed greens from the Basils Farm garden.
Zucchini, carrot and cauliflower filo with gruyere cheese and leek sauce, and fennel braised lentils.
Mains are served for the group to share, banquet style.
A selection of homemade cakes and tea or coffee.
$20 Children (under 12 years)
**Please note: For seatings of 8 people and greater, 2 mains will be served banquet style. Bookings of less than 8 people will be able to select one choice of main for the table to share.
Mother’s Day Breakfast
Can’t make it to lunch? Why not book in for breakfast and take in the views over Swan Bay! Our full breakfast menu is available every weekend from 8am-11am. To view our menu please visit our Cafe Menu page. Bookings available via our online bookings page.
Basil’s Farm Seasonal Edible Gardening Workshops
Everything you need to know to grow healthy and fresh organic food throughout the seasons. Utilising sustainable practices, drawing on the skill of our in-house gardening guru Igor (Farm Manager) to help turn your garden into one of abundance, health, and beauty!
Autumn Gardening Workshop – Saturday 28th April.
Time: 10 am – 12 noon.
Price: $40 pp.
Bookings: Book DIRECT at Basils Farm (no booking fees). Credit Card required. https://obee.com.au/basilsfarm/
Under SELECT AREA please select GARDEN WORKSHOP.
If you would also like to stay for lunch after the workshop you can also book via the above link. Please select where you would like to sit (inside or outside).
Geelong Wine Association, “Pinot Affair” – Sunday 27th May, 2018.
Basils Farm is proud to be participating in the Geelong Wine Associations “Pinot Affair” in the heart of Geelong.
Selling fast – final 100 tickets ON SALE NOW!
A ‘Pinot Affair’ is a true celebration of our Geelong’s finest Pinot Noir. It is an exciting inaugural wine tasting event showcasing the world-class cool climate Pinot Noir of the Bellarine, Surf Coast, and Moorabool Valley in the heart of Geelong.
Featuring 20+ producers from the Geelong region offering Pinot Noir tastings, guests will be treated to live music within an elegantly styled marquee, boasting gorgeous floral displays. A perfect day out for the wine enthusiast to enjoy the finest Geelong Pinot Noir, under the one roof.
Wine Geelong values bringing the community together and this event will be a pass in /pass out event, allowing ticket holders to enjoy the array of delicious restaurants and eatery’s along the newly revitalised West End precinct.
Click HERE for more information and tickets.