Café Menu

Opening Hours

Open Wednesday – Sunday. (CLOSED Monday & Tuesday).

Weekdays – Café hours: 9am – 4pm.
Cellar Door hours: 11am to 4pm.
Breakfast – All day!
Lunch – 12pm to 3pm. (Full menu + Specials).

Weekends – Café hours: 8am to 5pm.
Cellar Door hours: 11am to 5pm.
Breakfast – 8am-11am (full menu below).
(Breakfast specials available ALL DAY).
Lunch – 12pm to 4pm (Full menu + specials).

OPEN PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: 12 noon to 5 pm.
Please note: A 15% Surcharge will apply on Public Holidays

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 monthly). 

**PLEASE NOTE: during the Geelong Winegrowers “Winter Shiraz Weekend” on 7-8th July, our regular cafe menu will not be available we will, however, have American Style/Smoker Street Food for guests to enjoy. Further details regarding this event can be found on our EVENTS page. BREAKFAST will be available from 8am-11am this weekend**

Breakfast Menu

NEW – Breakfast ALL DAY Wednesday to Friday. Saturday & Sunday 8am-11am (Breakfast specials all day). 

Wednesday to Friday : 9 am – 4pm & Weekends: 8am-5pm. 

Breakfast Special offer (Weekdays only): Egg & Bacon Roll + Coffee, 9 am to 11 am.  $15

Housemade Fruit & Nut Granola  $15
Maple and Manzanillo olive oil roasted seeds, with cashewgurt, pomegranate and edible garden picked flowers. (GF and Vegan)

Noisette Fruit Loaf  $12
Butter with both coconut and rhubarb jam.

Brioche Breakfast Roll  $16
With homemade garden tomato relish, swiss cheese, Istra bacon, Kossies fried smoked egg and smashed avocado. (GF/DF on request +$2)

Salmon Avocado  $20
on toasted stone ground organic rye, poached egg, Drysdale goat curd, beetroot relish, toasted buckwheat and house smoked salmon. (Vego on request) (GF on request +$2)

Chilli Scrambled Eggs  $18
With homemade pumpkin bread, farm-grown pickled oyster mushrooms, soft herbs and coastal spinach. (Vego on request) (GF on request +$2).

Baked Egg Skillet  $19
Braised beans in smoked tomato and saffron, mozzarella, garden kale pesto served with a toasted ciabatta. (Vegan on request)

Eggs and Bacon – Your Way  $16
On organic sourdough. Poached or fried. (GF / DF on request +$2)

**Please note to ensure prompt service for all guests, we request that any additions or alterations to the breakfast menu are made prior to 11 am**

Egg – Poached or Fried  $3
House-made Tomato Relish  $2
Homemade Hash Brown  $5      
Bacon  $5
Smashed Avocado  $5
House Baked Beans $4
House-smoked Salmon  $7
Grilled Field Mushrooms $4
Kossies Smoked Fried Egg $4

Hot & Cold Drinks

Tea & Hot Chocolate  $4
Coffee  $4.50+ extras .50c
Juice: Emma & Toms Juices (varieties)  $4.50
Sparkling Mineral Water: 750ml bottle  $7

Lunch Menu

12 noon – 4 pm (Wednesday to Sunday)

Main Meals 

Roasted Field Mushrooms   $26
with White Bean Mash, Kale, Fennel Granola and Red Wine Thyme reduction.

Atlantic Salmon  $32
served with grilled Cos Lettuce, toasted Organic Sourdough Crisp, Grana Padano, Marbled Farmhouse Egg, Lardons, Confit Garlic Mayo and White Anchovies.
(GF / DF on request) *NB:- this dish contains nuts & seeds.

Crispy Skinned Otway Pork Belly  $30
served with Cider-Poached Pear, Baked Cauliflower & Verjuice and Smoked Bone Broth. (GF/DF).

Confit Duck Salad  $32
of Kale, Poached Fennel, Chickpea Tendril, Kipfler, Pomegranate, Hazelnuts, Drysdale Goat and Grapefruit Yoghurt Dressing.
*NB:- this dish contains nuts & seeds.

Lamb Back Strap  $32
with Wild Rice and Mushroom Pilaf, Whipped Ricotta, Preserved Lemon, Asparagus and Pan Jus. 

Sweet Treats
A selection of Housemade Cakes  $6.00 to $9.00

Something Light

Fromage Charcuterie Plate   $36/to share
Victorian Salami, house-smoked Salmon, Duck Liver, Thyme, Basils Pinot Pate, Apostle Whey Brie, Olives, Homegrown and local Pickled and roasted Vegies with a selection of crackers and crisp bread. (GF / DF on request +$2).

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 $25 with a coffee.
Lunch Specials from $16.
Coffee & Cake for $10.
Complimentary Kids Platter Box 
when a main meal is purchased.

*Please note weekday specials are not available during School Holidays or on Public Holidays. 


Children’s Menu (12 years and under) 

Ham and Cheese Toastie $10
Istra ham and swiss cheese on organic sourdough.

Toad in the Hole   $10
1 x Free range fried egg on toasted sourdough with bacon.
(GF on request).

Kids Platter Box   $10
Cheese, ham, apricots, celery & carrot sticks, grapes, crackers and hummus. 

Kids Lamb Pasta  $15
Gluten free pasta with lamb and tomato sauce. 


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.

Dining hall of basils Cafe

Bright and airy cafe or sit outside and take in the views!

Smashed Avocado with House Smoked Salmon.


Dine amongst our expansive gardens and enjoy views over Swan Bay.

Basils Fruit & Nut Granola. 


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

Salted Baked Pork Belly.

Alfresco Lunches are our Speciality.

Atlantic Salmon.