January CAFE opening hours
Open 7 days
Weekdays and Sunday 10am-5pm (Live music Sunday 12.30-3.30pm).
Saturday 10am-7pm. (Live music 3.30pm-6.30pm).
Cellar Door hours
7 days, 11am-5pm.
Open Australia Day Public Holiday, Monday 28th January 12-5pm.
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
Fromage Charcuterie Plate $38 to share
Victorian cured meats, house-made pate, selection of local and international cheeses, Wildings Indian relish, olives, pickled veg, seasonal fruit and a selection of crackers and bread. (LGA/DF on request +$2)
Fruit Salad Granola $22
Compressed honeydew, bush honey yoghurt, mango dressing, fresh berries, granola and toasted coconut. (Vegan on request)
Avocado Caprese $25
Toasted olive bread, smashed avocado, cherry tomato, garden basil, goat feta, fried egg and balsamic glaze. (Vegan on request)
Mediterranean Egg Skillet $25 With tomato, zucchini, capsicum, tomato, eggplant, smoked gouda and fetta. Served with Bread. (DF, LGA) (Vegan and LGF on request)
Baked Atlantic Salmon $29
With fondant potato, asparagus and mango mint chutney. (LGA)
Cous-Cous Salad $22 Mediterranean style salad with olives, fresh fig, watercress, mandarin, cherry tomato, pickled cucumber, feta and crushed almond.
Optional addition +$7 (one option only) Pomegranate Calamari/Chilli Mushroom (Vegan on request).
Farmhouse Special Fried Rice $26
Chilli mushrooms, garlic, garden greens, soft herbs and vegetables (Vegan, DF, LGA)
Kangaroo Ratatouille $30
Slow braised kangaroo ratatouille, local fresh pasta and blue cheese crumble.
Pulled Lamb Burger $28
On a charcoal brioche served with Tuscan potato salad.
Key: LGA—Low gluten available DF—Dairy free
Children’s Menu (12 years and under)
Mini Pie with Mashed Potato $13
Please ask a staff member for the filling of the day.
Spaghetti Bolognese $15 (DF)
Kids Fried Rice $12 (LGA and Vegetarian)
Panna cotta Affogato $15
Pashmak, vanilla bean ice cream and coffee syrup (LGA)
Spiced Rum Brownie $15
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.
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 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 Woolshed Coffee and Organic Love Tea are also available.
Woolshed Coffee $4.50 (Mug + $1.00)
Latte, Flat White, Cappuccino, Long and Short Black, Macchiato, Piccolo. Woolshed 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
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**