Café Menu

Opening Hours

Cafe Hours: Wednesday to Friday 10am-4pm. Weekends 10am-5pm.
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**

Please note, currently, we do not have outdoor seating as we are resting our grass over the cooler months. We apologise for any inconvenience. Dogs can be tied around the garden near the Pavilion.

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 and is subject to availability). 

All Day Menu
Basils Vegetable Frittata with hand-picked garden salad and house-made tomato relish (LGA) $19
Eggs and Bacon (10-11.30am only) Poached only, on sourdough with housemade tomato chutney (LGA on request + $2) $18
Pesto Pasta
with broccolini, capsicum, semi-dried tomato, fresh herbs and olive oil (vegan on request) $26
Calamari Pasta with farm-grown chilli passata, calamari, asparagus, tomato and basil, topped with parmesan (DF on request) $28
Mushroom Truffle Risotto, wild mushroom, Basils Rose, pineapple, sage and fresh chives (vegan on request, LGA) $26
Salted Caramel Pork Belly with rhubarb compote, braised fennel, salted caramel (LGA) $30
Market Fish with coconut ginger rice, bok choy and Asian style broth (LGA) $32
Drunken Chicken Breast with beetroot freekeh salad, sherry sauce $29
Mountain Herb Lamb with roasted potatoes, Greek salad, tzatziki and minted drizzle sauce (LGA) $33

To Share
Trio of Dips toasted local bread and house-made chefs selection of dips and olives $16
Cheese Plate
 Jacks Cheddar, Gippsland brie, Riverina blue with fresh fruit, cornichons, olives and crackers $22
Antipasto Plate Victorian cured meats, cornichons, olives, bread and fresh fruit $22

Kids Menu (12 years and under)
Ham and Cheese Croissant (Vegetarian on request)
Spaghetti Bolognese (DF and vegetarian on request)
Chicken Bites with roast potatoes (GF on request)
All $12 or $16 with a soft drink of choice

Warm Chocolate Whiskey Brownie with caramel sauce and rum and raisin ice-cream $15
Apple Rhubarb Crumble with vanilla bean ice cream $15

Cake display inside the Cafe from $8

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

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

We offer a “Locals Lunch” dish of the day 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 an Antipasto 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

Drunken Chicken

 Stunning views across Swan Bay to Queenscliff

Alfresco Lunches are our speciality

Mountain Herb Lamb for Two

An assortment of house-made desserts are available