Café Menu

Opening Hours


Open Wednesday – Sunday. (CLOSED Monday & Tuesday).
The Cafe and Cellar Door will be closed on 24th, 25th & 26th December.

December CAFE opening hours
Weekdays 10am – 4pm.
Weekends 10am – 5pm.
Open 7 days from Thursday 27th December 10am-5pm.
Saturday 29th December 10am-7pm.

Cellar Door hours
Closed Monday & Tuesday.
Weekdays 11am-4pm.
Weekends 11am-5pm.
Open 7 days from Thursday 27th December 11am – 5pm. 

Both the Cafe & Cellar Door will be open 7 days a week throughout January. The Cafe will open from 10am to 5pm weekdays and Sunday. Saturdays in January, 10am to 7pm. Live music from 3.30pm-6.30pm.

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

You can also download our full menu HERE

Fromage Charcuterie Plate $38 to share
Victorian cured meats, house-smoked salmon, house made pate, selection of Apostle Whey and Drysdale cheeses, olives, garden pesto, homegrown and local pickled veg with a selection of crackers and crisp bread. (LGA / DF on request +$2)

Strawberry Bubbly Breakfast $21
Granola almond parfait, macerated strawberry drizzled with honey and lavender honey. (Optional glass of Prosecco +$9) (LGA on request)

Smashed Avocado $21
Poppyseed bagel, watercress, beetroot relish, capers, crème fraiche and a poached egg (Add salmon +$4) (LGA on request)

Sweet Potato Hash $23
With a choice of ham hock or Mauritian beans, poached egg, golden beets, greens and Romesco sauce (DF, LGA)

Pan Fried Market Fish $27
White wine, chilli capers, tomato, fennel and fondant potato (LGA)

Smoked Pulled Lamb $28
With goats curd and fennel slaw on a turmeric roll. Served with a pearl barley salad (DF, LGA on request)

Jackfruit Burger $28
Beetroot bun, BBQ sauce, coriander and alfalfa. Served with a fennel slaw (Vegan, LGA on request)

Farmhouse Special Fried Rice $26
With chilli, garlic, tofu, and garden greens, soft herbs and vegetables (LGA, DF)

Beef Rib $30
Parsnip, asparagus, saltbush chimichurri, balsamic red wine jus (LGA, DF)

Spatchcock Share Plate for 2 $62
Quinoa salad, roasted potato, green goddess and dipping sauces with flatbread (DF, LGA on request)

Key: LGA—Low gluten available DF—Dairy free

Children’s Menu 

Children’s Menu (12 years and under) 

Mini Pie with Mashed Potato $15 
Please ask a staff member for the filling of the day.

Kids Platter Box $12 
Cheese, ham, crackers, vegetables and dip. (DF and LGA on request)

Spaghetti Bolognese $14 (DF)

Sweet Treats

Red Wine Poached Pear $12
With sorbet (DF, LGA)

Panna cotta Affogato $15
Pashmak, vanilla bean ice cream and coffee syrup (LGA)

Spiced Rum Brownie $12
With chocolate ice cream and salted caramel

A selection of cakes and slices are also available in our cabinet. 

Weekday and Weekend Specials
Refer to our Specials Board or check availability with Café staff.

Weekday Specials*
“Locals Lunch” main dish for $30 with a glass of wine or coffee.

Coffee & Cake for $10.
*Please note weekday specials are not available during School Holidays or on Public Holidays.

Cellar Door Menu 
You can also enjoy a glass of wine and a Fromage, Antipasto board or platter at the Cellar Door. To view the Cellar Door menu please visit our Cellar Door page HERE. Boards are exclusive to the Cellar Door area.

Basils Bar
Basils Bar is our pop up bar in the garden. It’s a great option if the Cafe is fully booked or you just want a glass of wine or cocktail with a platter. Menu items include our Charcuterie platters in picnic boxes, mussels and dishes of the day including burgers or “Walk and Fork’ bowls (subject to change).  Grab a picnic blanket and head to the grassed area for some of the best views on the Bellarine!


Juices, Coffee, Tea and Craft Beer
In addition to the Basils Farm range of wines, Basils Cafe also offers a selection of Emma & Toms Juices, Emma & Toms Sparkling Beverages and Local Craft Beers from Blackman’s Brewery, Prickly Moses and Southern Bay Brewery. Local Ocean Grind Coffee and Organic Love Tea are also available.

Hot Beverages
Ocean Grind Coffee $4.50 (Mug + $1.00)
Latte, Flat White, Cappuccino, Long and Short Black, Macchiato, Piccolo. Ocean Grind Coffee. Organic Schulz 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

Emma & Toms Juices $5.50
250ml bottle. OJ, Apple, Green Power, Karmarama

Emma & Toms Sparkling Juices $5.50
250ml bottle. Lemon, Raspberry, Lemon Lime Bitters, Cola, Ginger Beer

**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 or outside in the marquee or grassed areas.

Fromage Charcuterie Plate and a glass of Basils Farm Rosé

No matter where you sit the view is captivating! Perfect for your next event.

Strawberry Bubbly Breakfast Parfait

Beef Rib on our spring menu 

Alfresco Lunches are our Speciality.

Spiced Rum Brownie