Café Menu

Opening Hours

Cafe Opening Hours 

Monday, Thursday, Friday: 12pm to 3pm – LUNCH*
(Bookings between 12pm and 1pm only)

Saturday and Sunday: 11am to 4pm – LUNCH*
(Bookings between 11am and 2.30pm)
*Please note minimum spend for weekend bookings.

Our Cellar Door area will also be open for light meals from Thursday – Monday during the school holidays. Outside seating only under the old oak trees. Blankets provided and outdoor gas heaters. No bookings required, walk-ins only. Limited to 20 people due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions. Maximum table/group size of 8 people (including children and babies). Take away wine purchases are also available on the weekend and during the Cafe opening hours.
Cellar Door Hours: 11am to 3pm. (Dining until 2pm). Just want to pop by for a drink? Pop in from 2pm, take a seat and warm yourself by the firepit. Unfortunately the Cellar Door is currently not open for wine tastings. View the Cellar Door menu HERE. 

*All takeaway food has to be consumed off the premises. Thanks for your understanding.

**BOOKINGS are essential Book online 24/7 for instant confirmation or email:
Please note, due to government regulations we are limited to 8 people per table (including children and babies). You are welcome to make multiple bookings for larger groups. 

At Basils Farm we LOVE to keep things fresh – using ‘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 regularly and is subject to availability). 

All meals are also available for Takeaway

Cafe Menu


Prawn ginger steamed dumplings, tamarind chilli dipping sauce, pickled vegetable salad  $16

Soup of the day with house-made grain seed loaf  $15

Pork belly, seared sea scallops, smoked parsnip puree, garlic spinach  $17 (GF)

Zucchini croquets, red pepper puree, blue cheese  $15  (V)

Smoked cheese potato chive tart, garden salad $16  (V)


Slow-braised beef mushroom pie, topped with buttery flaky pastry, winter greens, beetroot and house-made chutney  $29

Hand-rolled potato gnocchi: Slow smoked lamb, leeks, spinach, goats cheese, fried saltbush  $28  (Veg available on request)

Fillet Fresh Fish: with pumpkin miso cake, bok choy, seaweed broth   $33   (GF,DF)

Western Plain’s eye fillet: with carrot puree, wintergreens, potato wafer and thyme jus  $40  (DF,GF)

Today’s Curry: with steamed Jasmine rice, roti bread, cooling salsa  $29 (Vegetarian Available, DF, GF available on request)

Pumpkin tofu: Roasted butternut pumpkin, herb tofu, toasted almonds, smoky tomato dressing  $28 (VEG, DF)


Today’s Brûlée: Creamy baked custard, crispy toffee crust and almond shortbreads  $14  (GF, V)

Sticky Fig and Date Pudding: With spiced butterscotch sauce, rum raisin ice cream, Candied grapefruit  $15

Cheese plate: Gippsland Brie, homemade quince paste, toasted bread wafers  $16

Chocolate pear bomb: Frozen chocolate and pear parfait coated in Italian meringue, Granola praline  $15  (V,GF)

Warm Quince and rhubarb Tatin: Flaky pastry, honey cinnamon ice cream  $15

Side Dishes $9

Rosemary garlic roast potato

Sautéed winter greens in herb oil

Miso roasted cauliflower salad

Mix lettuce tomato and goats cheese salad

Kids Menu $15 (12 years and under)

Mini cheeseburger

Pasta meatballs

Chicken noodle stir fry

Crumbed fish nuggets


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**

Basils Pavilion

Stunning views across Swan Bay to Queenscliff

Pumpkin Tofu Basils Farm Tofu & Pumpkin

Chocolate Pear Bomb

Western Plains Eye Fillet

Hand Rolled Gnocchi

Slow Braised Beef & Mushroom Pie