Café Menu

Opening Hours

Cafe Hours:  Wednesday to Friday 10am-4pm. Weekends 10am-5pm.
                         (Live music Sunday 12.30-3.30pm, from September to April).
Cellar Door hours: Wednesday to Friday, 11am-4pm. Weekends 11am-5pm.
OPEN PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: 12 noon to 5 pm.
Please note: A 15% Surcharge will apply on Public Holidays

**BOOKINGS highly recommended! Book online 24/7 for instant confirmation or call (03) 5258 4280**

At Basils Farm we LOVE to keep things fresh – using eggs from our chooks, ‘just picked’ seasonal produce from our garden and partnering with great local producers and suppliers to complement the growing season. (Please note, our menu changes seasonally).

Brunch & Lunch ALL DAY Menu

View our menu  

Fromage Charcuterie Plate $39 to share
Victorian cured meats, selection of local and international cheeses, dips, olives, seasonal fresh fruit, served with crusty bread. (LGA/DF on request +$2)

Avocado Caprese  $25     
Toasted olive bread, smashed avocado, cherry tomato, garden basil, goat feta, fried egg and balsamic glaze. (Vegan on request)

Mediterranean Skillet  $25 
With tomato, zucchini, capsicum, tomato, eggplant, smoked gouda and fetta. Served with Bread. (DF and LGA on request)

Vegetarian Ratatouille $26
Otway rigatoni with eggplant, capsicum and zucchini. 

Zucchini Cannelloni $29
With pea tofu ricotta, beetroot truffle pana-cotta and pumpkin caramel. (Vegan, LGA). 

Baked Atlantic Salmon  $32
With macadamia crust, smashed prosciutto salted potatoes and asparagus. (LGA)

Pineapple Honey Glazed Duck Wraps $28
With herbed salad, slaw, pickled cucumber and plum hoisin cashew sauce.

Chinese Five Spice Pork Belly $30
With forbidden rice, bok choy and star anise broth. (LGA)

Kangaroo Fillet  $33 
With celeriac puree, blistered tomato, port and juniper jus. (LGA)

Cape Grim Beef  $35     
With purple cauliflower puree, baby carrots and salsa verde. (LGA)

Key: LGA—Low gluten available DF—Dairy-free

Children’s Menu (12 years and under) 

Cheese Potato Volcano $10

Spaghetti Bolognese $15

Pancake with seasonal fruit and cream $10

Sweet Treats

Cake display inside the cafe From $8

House-made desserts  $10
Please ask a staff member for the desserts of the day.

 Specials and Locals Lunch Offer
Please refer to our Specials Board or check availability with Café staff.

We offer a “Locals Lunch” Special from Wednesday to Friday, where everyone is treated like a local! Offer includes a main meal and a glass of wine or tea/coffee for $30. Dishes change weekly.

Cellar Door Menu 
You can also enjoy a glass of wine and a charcuterie platter at the Cellar Door.


Juices, Coffee, Tea and Craft Beer
In addition to the Basils Farm range of wines, Basils Cafe also offers a selection of Naked Life sparkling beverages including; Cola, Raspberry & Lime, Ginger & Pomegranate and Lemon flavours and Almighty Orange and Apple juice. For the beer lovers, we have local Craft Ales from Blackman’s Brewery, Prickly Moses and Southern Bay Brewery. Local Woolshed Coffee and Organic Love Tea are also available.

Hot Beverages
Woolshed Coffee $4.50 (Mug + $1.00)
Latte, Flat White, Cappuccino, Long and Short Black, Macchiato, Piccolo. Local Woolshed Coffee and Inglenook Dairy Milk. Options include Full cream, Skinny. (Soy or Almond Milk +$1 and Takeaway +$1)

Hot Chocolate $5.00
Served in a mug with marshmallow’s

“Love Tea” organic range of tea’s $4.00
English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Green, Chai, Chamomile, Peppermint

Cold Beverages
Splitrock Natural Spring Waters $7.00
750ml bottle. Still or Sparkling

Almighty Juices $5.50
300ml bottle. OJ and Apple Juice.

Naked Life Sparkling Beverages $5.50
330ml bottle. Natural Cola, Raspberry & Lime, Ginger & Pomegranate and Lemon Citrus Squash.

**Please note this online menu is current at the time of publishing but is subject to change in the Cafe as we are passionate about providing seasonal dishes featuring the freshest produce. We thank you for your understanding**

Sit inside the Farmhouse Cafe, Pavilion or outside. 

Charcuterie Platter

Avocado Caprese

                        Stunning views across Swan Bay to Queenscliff

Alfresco Lunches are our speciality

Cape Grim Beef

An assortment of house-made desserts are available