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.

**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). 

Brunch or Something Light

**Early bird special – all brunch dishes + a coffee for $22 – must order before 11 am**
House Made Granola
with poached pears, rhubarb and vanilla yoghurt (DF on request) $15 
Spanish Chilli Eggs
Poached eggs, chilli sauce, chorizo on toasted rosemary bread $21
(GF on request +$2)
Smoked Salmon Eggs
Poached eggs, house smoked gravlax salmon, spinach, toast and cream fraiche $22
Bacon and Eggs
Basils Farm Eggs (poached or fried), crispy roasted bacon on sourdough toast (GF on request +$2) $20
Buttered Mushroom/Roasted rosemary tomato/Avocado $4

Open Smoked Beef Sandwich
House smoked porterhouse, onion jam, horseradish aioli, rocket, roasted pumpkin on toasted rosemary bread $25
Thai Chicken Salad
Marinated Thai Chicken, rice noodles, fresh herbs, crushed peanuts and sour dressing (vegan on request) $26
Sicilian Prawn Pasta
Linguini pasta, prawns, smoked tomato chilli sauce, capers and fire roasted peppers $29
Crispy Polenta Chickpea Dahl
Crushed chickpea Dahl, crispy spiced polenta and pumpkin raisin chutney (vegan) $25

Daily Specials: Please see the blackboard and ask one of the team

Something To Share
Basils Tasting Plate for 2
Selection of house-made items served with bread (check specials board) $38 
Basils Cheese Platter
Trio of cheeses, pear chutney, olives, bread and crackers $28 

Kids Menu (12 years and under)
Cheese Burger / Meatball Napoletana / Chicken Kebab / Fish Nuggets
All served with roast potato, tomato sauce and salad.
All $12 or $16 with a soft drink of choice. 

Winter Weekend Special
**Mulled wine available from 11am-5pm, $10 a glass.  ** WEEKENDS ONLY.
After 2pm special offer. Why not share with a friend! 2 glasses of wine (wine or mulled wine) and a share/small tasting platter for $40 OR bottle of wine for $60.
Tasting plate for 2 people and two glasses of Basils Farm wine, $60.
Please note: Walks in’s ok for this offer after 2pm however at times we may be fully booked. If you wish to book into the Cafe please book at More information Special pricing only available for this offer after 2pm. 

Local’s Lunch Weekday Special 
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. Please ask one of our friendly staff members what the daily options are. Recent examples are Chicken Massaman Curry and Chickpea and Dahl Curry.

Cellar Door Menu 
You can also enjoy a glass of wine and a Tasting 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. 

Tasting Plate for 2

Smoked Salmon Eggs

Stunning views across Swan Bay to Queenscliff

Alfresco Lunches are our speciality

Open Smoked Beef Sandwich

Housemade cakes and desserts